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Butterflies and Moths of Gillespie County, Texas, United States

The BAMONA database currently includes verified sighting records for 69 butterfly and moth species from this region.
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Hesperiidae Skippers

Chioides zilpa Zilpa Longtail
Thorybes pylades Northern Cloudywing
Cabares potrillo Potrillo Skipper
Eantis tamenund Northern Sicklewing
Erynnis juvenalis Juvenal's Duskywing
Erynnis horatius Horace's Duskywing
Erynnis funeralis Funereal Duskywing
Pyrgus oileus Tropical Checkered-Skipper
Pholisora catullus Common Sootywing
Lerema accius Clouded Skipper
Ancyloxypha numitor Least Skipper
Copaeodes minima Southern Skipperling
Hylephila phyleus Fiery Skipper
Hesperia viridis Green Skipper
Wallengrenia otho Southern Broken-Dash
Anatrytone logan Delaware Skipper
Euphyes vestris Dun Skipper
Amblyscirtes nysa Nysa Roadside-Skipper
Lerodea eufala Eufala Skipper
Megathymus yuccae Yucca Giant-Skipper

Papilionidae Parnassians and Swallowtails

Battus philenor Pipevine Swallowtail
Papilio polyxenes Black Swallowtail
Papilio glaucus Eastern Tiger 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
Phoebis sennae Cloudless Sulphur
Kricogonia lyside Lyside Sulphur
Pyrisitia lisa Little Yellow
Abaeis nicippe Sleepy Orange
Nathalis iole Dainty Sulphur

Lycaenidae Gossamer-wing Butterflies

Atlides halesus Great Purple Hairstreak
Callophrys henrici Henry's Elfin
Phaeostrymon alcestis Soapberry Hairstreak
Strymon melinus Gray Hairstreak
Echinargus isola Reakirt's Blue

Riodinidae Metalmarks

Calephelis perditalis Rounded Metalmark

Nymphalidae Brush-footed Butterflies

Agraulis vanillae Gulf Fritillary
Euptoieta claudia Variegated Fritillary
Adelpha eulalia Arizona Sister
Asterocampa celtis Hackberry Emperor
Asterocampa clyton Tawny Emperor
Poladryas minuta Dotted Checkerspot
Chlosyne theona Theona Checkerspot
Chlosyne lacinia Bordered Patch
Texola elada Elada Checkerspot
Phyciodes graphica Vesta or Graphic Crescent
Phyciodes phaon Phaon Crescent
Phyciodes tharos Pearl Crescent
Anthanassa texana Texan Crescent
Junonia coenia Common Buckeye
Nymphalis antiopa Mourning Cloak
Vanessa atalanta Red Admiral
Vanessa cardui Painted Lady
Vanessa virginiensis American Lady
Anaea andria Goatweed Leafwing
Megisto cymela Little Wood-Satyr
Megisto rubricata Red Satyr
Cercyonis pegala Common Wood-Nymph

Saturniidae Wild Silk Moths

Actias luna Luna moth
Hyalophora cecropia Cecropia silkmoth

Noctuidae Owlet Moths, Miller Moths

Megalographa biloba Bilobed Looper Moth
Trichoplusia ni Cabbage Looper Moth