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Butterflies and Moths of Colorado County, Texas, United States

The BAMONA database currently includes verified sighting records for 74 butterfly and moth species from this region.
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Hesperiidae Skippers

Chioides albofasciatus White-striped Longtail
Urbanus proteus Long-tailed Skipper
Staphylus mazans Mazans Scallopwing
Gesta invisus False Duskywing
Erynnis juvenalis Juvenal's Duskywing
Erynnis horatius Horace's Duskywing
Erynnis funeralis Funereal Duskywing
Pholisora catullus Common Sootywing
Lerema accius Clouded Skipper
Ancyloxypha numitor Least Skipper
Copaeodes minima Southern Skipperling
Hylephila phyleus Fiery Skipper
Polites themistocles Tawny-edged Skipper
Polites vibex Whirlabout
Amblyscirtes celia Celia's Roadside-Skipper
Lerodea eufala Eufala Skipper
Panoquina ocola Ocola Skipper

Papilionidae Parnassians and Swallowtails

Battus philenor Pipevine Swallowtail
Papilio polyxenes Black Swallowtail
Papilio glaucus Eastern Tiger Swallowtail
Papilio troilus Spicebush Swallowtail
Papilio cresphontes Giant Swallowtail

Pieridae Whites and Sulphurs

Anthocharis midea Falcate Orangetip
Pontia protodice Checkered White
Colias eurytheme Orange Sulphur
Zerene cesonia Southern Dogface
Anteos maerula Yellow Angled-Sulphur
Anteos clorinde White Angled-Sulphur
Phoebis sennae Cloudless Sulphur
Phoebis agarithe Large Orange Sulphur
Kricogonia lyside Lyside Sulphur
Pyrisitia lisa Little Yellow
Abaeis nicippe Sleepy Orange
Nathalis iole Dainty Sulphur

Lycaenidae Gossamer-wing Butterflies

Satyrium favonius Oak Hairstreak
Calycopis cecrops Red-banded Hairstreak
Calycopis isobeon Dusky-blue Groundstreak
Strymon melinus Gray Hairstreak
Cupido comyntas Eastern Tailed-Blue
Echinargus isola Reakirt's Blue

Nymphalidae Brush-footed Butterflies

Libytheana carinenta American Snout
Agraulis vanillae Gulf Fritillary
Euptoieta claudia Variegated Fritillary
Asterocampa clyton Tawny Emperor
Mestra amymone Common Mestra
Chlosyne theona Theona Checkerspot
Chlosyne nycteis Silvery Checkerspot
Chlosyne gorgone Gorgone Checkerspot
Chlosyne lacinia Bordered Patch
Phyciodes phaon Phaon Crescent
Phyciodes tharos Pearl Crescent
Anthanassa texana Texan Crescent
Junonia coenia Common Buckeye
Anartia jatrophae White Peacock
Vanessa atalanta Red Admiral
Vanessa cardui Painted Lady
Vanessa virginiensis American Lady
Anaea andria Goatweed Leafwing
Memphis echemus Chestnut Leafwing
Megisto cymela Little Wood-Satyr
Megisto rubricata Red Satyr
Hermeuptychia sosybius Carolina Satyr
Cercyonis pegala Common Wood-Nymph

Saturniidae Wild Silk Moths

Eacles imperialis Imperial moth

Notodontidae Prominents

Macrurocampa marthesia Mottled Prominent
Misogada unicolor Drab Prominent

Noctuidae Owlet Moths, Miller Moths

Erebidae Erebid Moths

Hyphantria cunea Fall Webworm Moth
Pagara simplex Mouse-Colored Lichen Moth

Elachistidae Grass Miner Moths