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Butterflies and Moths of Dallas County, Texas, United States

The BAMONA database currently includes verified sighting records for 216 butterfly and moth species from this region.
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Hesperiidae Skippers

Epargyreus clarus Silver-spotted Skipper
Urbanus proteus Long-tailed Skipper
Urbanus dorantes Dorantes Longtail
Astraptes fulgerator Two-barred Flasher
Autochton cellus Golden Banded-Skipper
Achalarus lyciades Hoary Edge
Achalarus toxeus Coyote Cloudywing
Thorybes pylades Northern Cloudywing
Thorybes bathyllus Southern Cloudywing
Thorybes confusis Confused Cloudywing
Cogia outis Outis Skipper
Staphylus hayhurstii Hayhurst's Scallopwing
Eantis tamenund Northern Sicklewing
Grais stigmaticus Hermit Skipper
Chiomara georgina White-patched Skipper
Erynnis brizo Sleepy Duskywing
Erynnis juvenalis Juvenal's Duskywing
Erynnis horatius Horace's Duskywing
Erynnis martialis Mottled Duskywing
Erynnis funeralis Funereal Duskywing
Erynnis baptisiae Wild Indigo Duskywing
Pyrgus communis Common Checkered-Skipper
Pyrgus oileus Tropical Checkered-Skipper
Heliopetes laviana Laviana White-Skipper
Pholisora catullus Common Sootywing
Lerema accius Clouded Skipper
Ancyloxypha numitor Least Skipper
Copaeodes aurantiaca Orange Skipperling
Copaeodes minima Southern Skipperling
Hylephila phyleus Fiery Skipper
Hesperia metea Cobweb Skipper
Hesperia viridis Green Skipper
Hesperia attalus Dotted Skipper
Polites themistocles Tawny-edged Skipper
Polites vibex Whirlabout
Wallengrenia otho Southern Broken-Dash
Wallengrenia egeremet Northern Broken-Dash
Pompeius verna Little Glassywing
Atrytone arogos Arogos Skipper
Anatrytone logan Delaware Skipper
Poanes zabulon Zabulon Skipper
Poanes viator Broad-winged Skipper
Euphyes dion Dion Skipper
Euphyes vestris Dun Skipper
Amblyscirtes nysa Nysa Roadside-Skipper
Amblyscirtes eos Dotted Roadside-Skipper
Amblyscirtes vialis Common Roadside-Skipper
Amblyscirtes alternata Dusky Roadside-Skipper
Amblyscirtes celia Celia's Roadside-Skipper
Amblyscirtes belli Bell's Roadside-Skipper
Lerodea eufala Eufala Skipper
Calpodes ethlius Brazilian Skipper
Panoquina ocola Ocola Skipper
Megathymus yuccae Yucca Giant-Skipper
Megathymus streckeri Strecker's Giant-Skipper

Papilionidae Parnassians and Swallowtails

Battus philenor Pipevine Swallowtail
Battus polydamas Polydamas Swallowtail
Papilio polyxenes Black Swallowtail
Papilio glaucus Eastern Tiger Swallowtail
Papilio troilus Spicebush Swallowtail
Papilio thoas Thoas Swallowtail
Papilio cresphontes Giant Swallowtail
Papilio astyalus Broad-banded Swallowtail
Papilio ornythion Ornythion Swallowtail

Pieridae Whites and Sulphurs

Anthocharis midea Falcate Orangetip
Euchloe olympia Olympia Marble
Appias drusilla Florida White
Pieris rapae Cabbage White
Pontia protodice Checkered White
Colias philodice Clouded Sulphur
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
Phoebis philea Orange-barred Sulphur
Kricogonia lyside Lyside Sulphur
Eurema mexicana Mexican Yellow
Pyrisitia lisa Little Yellow
Abaeis nicippe Sleepy Orange
Nathalis iole Dainty Sulphur

Lycaenidae Gossamer-wing Butterflies

Atlides halesus Great Purple Hairstreak
Callophrys gryneus Juniper Hairstreak
Callophrys xami Xami Hairstreak
Callophrys irus Frosted Elfin
Callophrys henrici Henry's Elfin
Satyrium favonius Oak Hairstreak
Satyrium edwardsii Edwards' Hairstreak
Satyrium calanus Banded Hairstreak
Phaeostrymon alcestis Soapberry Hairstreak
Calycopis cecrops Red-banded Hairstreak
Calycopis isobeon Dusky-blue Groundstreak
Strymon melinus Gray Hairstreak
Strymon istapa Mallow Scrub-Hairstreak
Ministrymon azia Gray Ministreak
Parrhasius m album White-M Hairstreak
Leptotes marina Marine Blue
Zizula cyna Cyna Blue
Brephidium exilis Western Pygmy-Blue
Cupido comyntas Eastern Tailed-Blue
Celastrina ladon Spring Azure
Celastrina neglecta Summer Azure
Hemiargus ceraunus Ceraunus Blue
Echinargus isola Reakirt's Blue

Nymphalidae Brush-footed Butterflies

Libytheana carinenta American Snout
Danaus eresimus Soldier
Agraulis vanillae Gulf Fritillary
Dryadula phaetusa Banded Orange Heliconian
Heliconius charithonia Zebra Heliconian
Euptoieta claudia Variegated Fritillary
Limenitis arthemis Red-spotted Purple or White Admiral
Limenitis arthemis astyanax 'Astyanax' Red-spotted Purple
Adelpha eulalia Arizona Sister
Asterocampa celtis Hackberry Emperor
Asterocampa clyton Tawny Emperor
Mestra amymone Common Mestra
Chlosyne theona Theona Checkerspot
Chlosyne gorgone Gorgone Checkerspot
Chlosyne lacinia Bordered Patch
Phyciodes graphica Vesta or Graphic Crescent
Phyciodes phaon Phaon Crescent
Phyciodes tharos Pearl Crescent
Anthanassa texana Texan Crescent
Junonia coenia Common Buckeye
Junonia evarete Tropical Buckeye
Polygonia comma Eastern Comma
Nymphalis antiopa Mourning Cloak
Vanessa atalanta Red Admiral
Vanessa cardui Painted Lady
Vanessa virginiensis American Lady
Anaea andria Goatweed Leafwing
Memphis glycerium Angled Leafwing
Cyllopsis gemma Gemmed Satyr
Megisto cymela Little Wood-Satyr
Megisto viola Viola's Wood-Satyr
Hermeuptychia sosybius Carolina Satyr
Cercyonis pegala Common Wood-Nymph

Drepanidae Hooktip and False Owlet Moths

Eudeilinia herminiata Northern Eudeilinea

Saturniidae Wild Silk Moths

Automeris io Io moth
Actias luna Luna moth
Antheraea polyphemus Polyphemus moth

Sphingidae Sphinx Moths, Hawkmoths

Agrius cingulata Pink-spotted hawkmoth
Amorpha juglandis Walnut sphinx
Ceratomia hageni Hagen's sphinx
Ceratomia undulosa Waved sphinx
Manduca quinquemaculata Five-spotted hawkmoth
Darapsa myron Virginia creeper sphinx
Eumorpha achemon Achemon sphinx
Eumorpha fasciatus Banded sphinx
Eumorpha vitis Vine sphinx
Hemaris diffinis Snowberry Clearwing
Hyles lineata White-lined Sphinx
Proserpinus gaurae Proud sphinx
Xylophanes tersa Tersa Sphinx

Notodontidae Prominents

Cerura scitiscripta Black-Etched Prominent
Heterocampa subrotata Small Heterocampa
Lochmaeus bilineata Double-lined Prominent
Lochmaeus manteo Variable Oakleaf Caterpillar Moth
Nadata gibbosa White-dotted Prominent
Nerice bidentata Double-toothed Prominent
Schizura unicornis Unicorn Caterpillar Moth

Noctuidae Owlet Moths, Miller Moths

Megalographa biloba Bilobed Looper Moth
Schinia arcigera Arcigera Flower Moth
Schinia florida Primrose Moth
Alypia octomaculata Eight-spotted Forester

Erebidae Erebid Moths

Apantesis phalerata Harnessed Moth
Cisseps fulvicollis Yellow-collared Scape Moth
Cisthene tenuifascia Thin-Banded Lichen Moth
Estigmene acrea Salt Marsh Moth or Acrea Moth
Euchaetes egle Milkweed Tussock Moth or Milkweed Tiger Moth
Euerythra phasma Red-tailed Specter
Euerythra trimaculata Three-spotted Specter
Grammia arge Arge Tiger Moth
Halysidota tessellaris Banded Tussock Moth or Pale Tiger Moth
Haploa clymene Clymene Moth
Haploa colona Colona Moth
Hypercompe scribonia Great Leopard Moth
Hyphantria cunea Fall Webworm Moth
Hypoprepia fucosa Painted Lichen Moth
Hypoprepia miniata Scarlet-winged Lichen Moth
Spilosoma virginica Virginian Tiger Moth or Yellow Woolybear Moth
Virbia aurantiaca Orange Holomelina
Catocala ilia Ilia Underwing
Cissusa spadix Black-Dotted Brown

Peleopodidae Peleopodid Moths

Elachistidae Grass Miner Moths

Zygaenidae Zygaenid Moths

Harrisina americana Grapeleaf Skeletonizer Moth

Limacodidae Limacodids, Slug Caterpillar Moths

Euclea delphinii Spiny Oak-slug Moth

Crambidae Crambid Snout Moths

Pyrausta inornatalis Southern Pink Moth
Pyrausta laticlavia Southern Purple Mint Moth

Lasiocampidae Lasiocampid Moths

Malacosoma disstria Forest Tent Caterpillar Moth
Phyllodesma americana Lappet Moth