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Butterflies and Moths of Smith County, Texas, United States

The BAMONA database currently includes verified sighting records for 145 butterfly and moth species from this region.
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Hesperiidae Skippers

Epargyreus clarus Silver-spotted Skipper
Chioides albofasciatus White-striped Longtail
Urbanus proteus Long-tailed Skipper
Urbanus dorantes Dorantes Longtail
Achalarus lyciades Hoary Edge
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
Gesta invisus False Duskywing
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
Pholisora catullus Common Sootywing
Nastra lherminier Swarthy Skipper
Nastra neamathla Neamathla Skipper
Lerema accius Clouded Skipper
Ancyloxypha numitor Least Skipper
Copaeodes minima Southern Skipperling
Hylephila phyleus Fiery Skipper
Hesperia metea Cobweb Skipper
Hesperia meskei Meske's Skipper
Polites themistocles Tawny-edged Skipper
Polites origenes Crossline Skipper
Polites vibex Whirlabout
Wallengrenia egeremet Northern Broken-Dash
Wallengrenia otho Southern Broken-Dash
Poanes zabulon Zabulon Skipper
Poanes viator Broad-winged Skipper
Euphyes vestris Dun Skipper
Amblyscirtes aesculapius Lace-winged Roadside-Skipper
Amblyscirtes vialis Common Roadside-Skipper
Amblyscirtes alternata Dusky 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

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

Anthocharis midea Falcate Orangetip
Euchloe olympia Olympia Marble
Pieris rapae Cabbage White
Pontia protodice Checkered White
Colias eurytheme Orange Sulphur
Zerene cesonia Southern Dogface
Phoebis sennae Cloudless Sulphur
Phoebis agarithe Large Orange Sulphur
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 irus Frosted Elfin
Callophrys henrici Henry's Elfin
Callophrys niphon Eastern Pine Elfin
Satyrium favonius Oak Hairstreak
Satyrium calanus Banded Hairstreak
Satyrium liparops Striped Hairstreak
Calycopis cecrops Red-banded Hairstreak
Calycopis isobeon Dusky-blue Groundstreak
Strymon melinus Gray Hairstreak
Parrhasius m album White-M Hairstreak
Leptotes marina Marine 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
Agraulis vanillae Gulf Fritillary
Euptoieta claudia Variegated Fritillary
Limenitis arthemis Red-spotted Purple or White Admiral
Limenitis arthemis astyanax 'Astyanax' Red-spotted Purple
Asterocampa celtis Hackberry Emperor
Asterocampa clyton Tawny Emperor
Chlosyne nycteis Silvery Checkerspot
Chlosyne gorgone Gorgone Checkerspot
Phyciodes phaon Phaon Crescent
Phyciodes tharos Pearl Crescent
Junonia coenia Common 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
Cyllopsis gemma Gemmed Satyr
Megisto cymela Little Wood-Satyr
Hermeuptychia sosybius Carolina Satyr
Cercyonis pegala Common Wood-Nymph

Saturniidae Wild Silk Moths

Automeris io Io moth
Actias luna Luna moth
Antheraea polyphemus Polyphemus moth
Hyalophora cecropia Cecropia silkmoth
Anisota stigma Spiny oakworm moth
Eacles imperialis Imperial moth

Sphingidae Sphinx Moths, Hawkmoths

Amorpha juglandis Walnut sphinx
Aellopos titan Titan sphinx
Amphion floridensis Nessus sphinx
Enyo lugubris Mournful sphinx
Eumorpha fasciatus Banded sphinx
Hemaris diffinis Snowberry Clearwing
Hyles lineata White-lined Sphinx
Xylophanes tersa Tersa Sphinx

Noctuidae Owlet Moths, Miller Moths

Marimatha nigrofimbria Black-bordered Lemon Moth
Nedra ramosula Gray Half-Spot
Chrysodeixis includens Soybean Looper Moth

Erebidae Erebid Moths

Cisthene packardii Packard's Lichen Moth
Cycnia tenera Delicate Cycnia or Dogbane Tiger Moth
Euerythra phasma Red-tailed Specter
Utetheisa ornatrix Bella Moth
Renia discoloralis Discolored Renia Moth
Hypena scabra Green Cloverworm Moth
Ascalapha odorata Black Witch
Caenurgina erechtea Forage Looper Moth
Catocala connubialis Connubial Underwing
Catocala ilia Ilia Underwing
Catocala retecta The Yellow-Gray Underwing
Melipotis jucunda Merry Melipotis

Elachistidae Grass Miner Moths

Crambidae Crambid Snout Moths

Spoladea recurvalis Hawaiian Beet Webworm

Pterophoridae Pterophorid Moths, Plume Moths

Emmelina monodactyla Morning-glory Plume Moth

Geometridae Geometer Moths, Looper Moths

Melanchroia chephise White-tipped Black
Prochoerodes lineola Large Maple Spanworm Moth