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Butterflies and Moths of Liberty County, Texas, United States

The BAMONA database currently includes verified sighting records for 594 butterfly and moth species from this region.
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Hesperiidae Skippers

Epargyreus clarus Silver-spotted Skipper
Chioides albofasciatus White-striped Longtail
Urbanus dorantes Dorantes Longtail
Thorybes pylades Northern Cloudywing
Erynnis juvenalis Juvenal's Duskywing
Erynnis horatius Horace's Duskywing
Erynnis funeralis Funereal Duskywing
Pyrgus albescens White Checkered-Skipper
Pyrgus oileus Tropical Checkered-Skipper
Nastra julia Julia's Skipper
Lerema accius Clouded Skipper
Ancyloxypha numitor Least Skipper
Copaeodes minima Southern Skipperling
Hylephila phyleus Fiery Skipper
Polites themistocles Tawny-edged Skipper
Polites vibex Whirlabout
Wallengrenia otho Southern Broken-Dash
Wallengrenia egeremet Northern Broken-Dash
Pompeius verna Little Glassywing
Poanes viator Broad-winged Skipper
Poanes yehl Yehl Skipper
Euphyes dukesi Dukes' Skipper
Euphyes vestris Dun Skipper
Amblyscirtes aesculapius Lace-winged Roadside-Skipper
Amblyscirtes eos Dotted Roadside-Skipper
Calpodes ethlius Brazilian Skipper
Panoquina ocola Ocola Skipper

Papilionidae Parnassians and Swallowtails

Battus philenor Pipevine Swallowtail
Eurytides marcellus Zebra Swallowtail
Papilio polyxenes Black Swallowtail
Papilio glaucus Eastern Tiger Swallowtail
Papilio troilus Spicebush Swallowtail
Papilio palamedes Palamedes Swallowtail
Papilio cresphontes Giant Swallowtail

Pieridae Whites and Sulphurs

Pontia protodice Checkered White
Colias eurytheme Orange Sulphur
Phoebis sennae Cloudless Sulphur
Pyrisitia lisa Little Yellow
Abaeis nicippe Sleepy Orange
Nathalis iole Dainty Sulphur

Lycaenidae Gossamer-wing Butterflies

Calycopis cecrops Red-banded Hairstreak
Calycopis isobeon Dusky-blue Groundstreak
Strymon melinus Gray Hairstreak
Parrhasius m album White-M Hairstreak
Celastrina ladon Spring Azure
Celastrina neglecta Summer Azure
Echinargus isola Reakirt's Blue

Nymphalidae Brush-footed Butterflies

Libytheana carinenta American Snout
Agraulis vanillae Gulf Fritillary
Heliconius charithonia Zebra Heliconian
Euptoieta claudia Variegated Fritillary
Asterocampa celtis Hackberry Emperor
Asterocampa clyton Tawny Emperor
Phyciodes phaon Phaon Crescent
Phyciodes tharos Pearl Crescent
Junonia coenia Common Buckeye
Vanessa atalanta Red Admiral
Vanessa cardui Painted Lady
Vanessa virginiensis American Lady
Anaea andria Goatweed Leafwing
Enodia portlandia Southern Pearly-eye
Enodia creola Creole Pearly-eye
Cyllopsis gemma Gemmed Satyr
Megisto cymela Little Wood-Satyr
Hermeuptychia sosybius Carolina Satyr

Drepanidae Hooktip and False Owlet Moths

Eudeilinia herminiata Northern Eudeilinea
Oreta rosea Rose Hooktip

Saturniidae Wild Silk Moths

Automeris io Io moth
Actias luna Luna moth
Antheraea polyphemus Polyphemus moth
Anisota stigma Spiny oakworm moth
Anisota virginiensis Pink-striped oakworm moth
Eacles imperialis Imperial moth

Sphingidae Sphinx Moths, Hawkmoths

Agrius cingulata Pink-spotted hawkmoth
Amorpha juglandis Walnut sphinx
Ceratomia amyntor Elm sphinx
Ceratomia undulosa Waved sphinx
Isoparce cupressi Baldcypress sphinx
Manduca quinquemaculata Five-spotted hawkmoth
Paratraea plebeja Plebeian sphinx
Deidamia inscriptum Lettered sphinx
Enyo lugubris Mournful sphinx
Eumorpha pandorus Pandorus Sphinx
Hyles lineata White-lined Sphinx
Xylophanes tersa Tersa Sphinx

Notodontidae Prominents

Clostera inclusa Angle-Lined Prominent
Datana angusii Angus's Datana
Datana integerrima Walnut Caterpillar Moth
Furcula cinerea Gray Furcula
Gluphisia septentrionis Common Gluphisia
Heterocampa obliqua Oblique Heterocampa
Heterocampa subrotata Small Heterocampa
Lochmaeus bilineata Double-lined Prominent
Lochmaeus manteo Variable Oakleaf Caterpillar Moth
Macrurocampa marthesia Mottled Prominent
Misogada unicolor Drab Prominent
Oligocentria lignicolor White-Streaked Prominent
Peridea angulosa Angulose Prominent
Schizura unicornis Unicorn Caterpillar Moth
Symmerista albifrons White-headed Prominent

Noctuidae Owlet Moths, Miller Moths

Acontia tetragona Four-spotted Bird-dropping Moth
Amyna axis Eight-Spot
Cydosia aurivitta Straight-lined Cydosia Moth
Homophoberia apicosa Black Wedge-spot
Hyperstrotia flaviguttata Yellow-spotted Graylet
Leuconycta lepidula Marbled-green Leuconycta Moth
Marimatha nigrofimbria Black-bordered Lemon Moth
Ozarba aeria Aerial Brown
Ponometia candefacta Olive-shaded Bird-dropping Moth
Ponometia semiflava Half-yellow Moth
Spragueia dama Southern Spragueia
Spragueia leo Common Spragueia
Tarache aprica Exposed Bird-dropping Moth
Acronicta connecta Connected Dagger Moth
Acronicta lobeliae Lobelia Dagger Moth
Acronicta longa Long-winged Dagger
Acronicta modica Medium Dagger Moth
Acronicta oblinita Smeared Dagger Moth
Acronicta rubricoma Ruddy Dagger Moth
Acronicta vinnula Delightful Dagger Moth
Simyra insularis Henry's Marsh Moth
Athetis tarda The Slow Poke
Condica mobilis Mobile Groundling
Galgula partita The Wedgling
Micrathetis triplex Triplex Cutworm Moth
Ogdoconta cinereola Common Pinkband
Phosphila miselioides Spotted Phosphila
Spodoptera exigua Beet Armyworm Moth
Spodoptera frugiperda Fall Armyworm Moth
Spodoptera ornithogalli Yellow-striped Armyworm Moth
Bagisara rectifascia Straight Lined Mallow Moth
Copivaleria grotei Grote's Sallow
Psaphida resumens Figure-Eight Sallow
Psaphida rolandi Roland's Sallow
Maliattha synochitis Black-dotted Maliattha
Argyrogramma basigera Pink-washed Looper Moth
Chrysodeixis includens Soybean Looper Moth
Megalographa biloba Bilobed Looper Moth
Rachiplusia ou Gray Looper Moth
Trichoplusia ni Cabbage Looper Moth
Dargida diffusa Wheat Head Armyworm Moth
Elaphria chalcedonia Chalcedony Midget
Himella intractata Intractable Quaker
Lacinipolia laudabilis Laudable Arches
Morrisonia evicta Bicolored Woodgrain
Mythimna unipuncta Armyworm Moth
Xanthopastis regnatrix Spanish Moth
Agrotis ipsilon Ipsilon Dart
Anicla infecta Green Cutworm Moth
Choephora fungorum Bent-Line Dart
Feltia subterranea Subterranean Dart Moth
Metaxaglaea semitaria Footpath Sallow
Peridroma saucia Variegated Cutworm Moth
Phosphila turbulenta Turbulent Phosphila
Spodoptera eridania Southern Armyworm Moth
Spodoptera latifascia Velvet Armyworm Moth
Raphia abrupta Abrupt Brother
Helicoverpa zea Corn Earworm Moth
Heliocheilus paradoxus Paradoxical Grass Moth
Schinia arcigera Arcigera Flower Moth
Schinia rivulosa Ragweed Flower Moth
Schinia trifascia Three-lined Flower Moth
Eudryas unio Pearly Wood-nymph
Diphthera festiva Hieroglyphic Moth

Erebidae Erebid Moths

Apantesis nais Nais Tiger Moth
Apantesis phalerata Harnessed Moth
Cisseps fulvicollis Yellow-collared Scape Moth
Cisthene packardii Packard's Lichen Moth
Cisthene plumbea Lead-Colored Lichen Moth
Clemensia albata Little White Lichen Moth
Comachara cadburyi Cadbury's Lichen Moth
Crambidia pallida Pale Lichen Moth
Estigmene acrea Salt Marsh Moth or Acrea Moth
Euchaetes egle Milkweed Tussock Moth or Milkweed Tiger Moth
Euerythra phasma Red-tailed Specter
Halysidota tessellaris Banded Tussock Moth or Pale Tiger Moth
Haploa clymene Clymene Moth
Hypercompe scribonia Great Leopard Moth
Hyphantria cunea Fall Webworm Moth
Hypoprepia fucosa Painted Lichen Moth
Hypoprepia miniata Scarlet-winged Lichen Moth
Leucanopsis longa Long-Streaked Tussock Moth
Lophocampa caryae Hickory Tussock Moth or Hickory Tiger Moth
Pygarctia abdominalis Yellow-Edged Pygarctia
Pyrrharctia isabella Isabella Tiger Moth or Banded Woolybear
Spilosoma virginica Virginian Tiger Moth or Yellow Woolybear Moth
Virbia laeta Joyful Holomelina
Virbia opella Tawny Holomelina
Bleptina caradrinalis Bent-winged Owlet Moth
Idia aemula Common Idia Moth
Idia americalis American Idia Moth
Lascoria ambigualis Ambiguous Moth
Palthis asopialis Faint-spotted Palthis Moth
Redectis pygmaea Pygmy Redectis
Renia adspergillus Speckled Renia Moth
Renia fraternalis Fraternal Renia Moth
Tetanolita floridana Florida Tetanolita Moth
Tetanolita mynesalis Smoky Tetanolita Moth
Zanclognatha marcidilinea Yellowish Zanclognatha
Colobochyla interpuncta Yellow-lined Owlet
Hypena baltimoralis Baltimore Bomolocha Moth
Hypena bijugalis Dimorphic Bomolocha Moth
Hypena manalis Flowing-line Bomolocha Moth
Hypena minualis Sooty Bomolocha Moth
Hypena scabra Green Cloverworm Moth
Anticarsia gemmatalis Velvetbean Caterpillar Moth
Arugisa latiorella Watson's Arugisa
Arugisa lutea Common Arugisa
Caenurgia chloropha Vetch Looper Moth
Caenurgina erechtea Forage Looper Moth
Catocala alabamae Alabama Underwing
Catocala amica Girlfriend Underwing
Catocala blandula Charming Underwing Moth
Catocala crataegi Hawthorn Underwing
Catocala lineella Girlfriend Underwing
Catocala maestosa Sad Underwing
Catocala ultronia Ultronia Underwing
Hypsoropha monilis Large Necklace Moth
Isogona tenuis Thin-lined Owlet
Ledaea perditalis Lost Owlet Moth
Lesmone detrahens Detracted Owlet
Melipotis indomita Indomitable Melipotis
Melipotis jucunda Merry Melipotis
Metalectra discalis Common Fungus Moth
Metalectra quadrisignata Four-spotted Fungus Moth
Metria amella Live Oak Metria Moth
Mocis disseverans Yellow Mocis
Mocis latipes Small Mocis
Mocis marcida Withered Mocis
Mocis texana Texas Mocis
Panopoda carneicosta Brown Panopoda
Panopoda rufimargo Red-lined Panopoda
Parallelia bistriaris Maple Looper Moth
Phoberia atomaris Common Oak Moth
Phyprosopus callitrichoides Curve-lined Owlet
Ptichodis vinculum Black-tipped Ptichodis
Scolecocampa liburna Dead-wood Borer Moth
Spiloloma lunilinea Moon-Lined Moth
Tathorhynchus exsiccatus Alfalfa Looper Moth
Zale galbanata Maple Zale
Zale lunata Lunate Zale
Eublemma minima Everlasting Bud Moth
Eublemma recta Straight-lined Seed Moth
Amolita obliqua Oblique Grass Moth
Nigetia formosalis Thin-winged Owlet
Dasychira meridionalis Southern Tussock Moth
Dasychira tephra Tephra Tussock Moth
Dasychira vagans Variable Tussock Moth
Orgyia definita Definite Tussock Moth
Orgyia detrita Fir Tussock Moth
Orgyia leucostigma White-marked Tussock Moth

Euteliidae Euteliid Moths

Eutelia pulcherrima Beautiful Eutelia
Marathyssa basalis Light Marathyssa
Paectes abrostoloides Large Paectes

Nolidae Tuft Moths

Garella nilotica Black-olive Caterpillar Moth
Meganola spodia Ashy Meganola
Baileya dormitans Sleeping Baileya Moth

Oecophoridae Concealer Moths

Opostegidae Opostegid Moths

Tineidae Clothes Moths