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Butterflies and Moths of Webb County, Texas, United States

The BAMONA database currently includes verified sighting records for 115 butterfly and moth species from this region.
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Hesperiidae Skippers

Achalarus toxeus Coyote Cloudywing
Cogia outis Outis Skipper
Staphylus mazans Mazans Scallopwing
Systasea pulverulenta Texas Powdered Skipper
Eantis tamenund Northern Sicklewing
Erynnis tristis Mournful Duskywing
Pyrgus albescens White Checkered-Skipper
Pyrgus philetas Desert Checkered-Skipper
Pyrgus oileus Tropical Checkered-Skipper
Heliopetes laviana Laviana White-Skipper
Celotes nessus Common Streaky-Skipper
Pholisora catullus Common Sootywing
Lerema accius Clouded Skipper
Copaeodes aurantiaca Orange Skipperling
Hylephila phyleus Fiery Skipper
Polites vibex Whirlabout
Anatrytone logan Delaware Skipper
Anatrytone mazai Glowing Skipper
Lerodea eufala Eufala Skipper
Calpodes ethlius Brazilian Skipper
Megathymus yuccae Yucca Giant-Skipper

Papilionidae Parnassians and Swallowtails

Battus philenor Pipevine Swallowtail
Papilio polyxenes Black Swallowtail
Papilio glaucus Eastern Tiger Swallowtail
Papilio victorinus Victorine Swallowtail
Papilio cresphontes Giant Swallowtail

Pieridae Whites and Sulphurs

Pontia protodice Checkered White
Colias eurytheme Orange Sulphur
Zerene cesonia Southern Dogface
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
Pyrisitia nise Mimosa Yellow
Abaeis nicippe Sleepy Orange
Nathalis iole Dainty Sulphur

Lycaenidae Gossamer-wing Butterflies

Atlides halesus Great Purple Hairstreak
Satyrium favonius Oak Hairstreak
Chlorostrymon telea Telea Hairstreak
Calycopis isobeon Dusky-blue Groundstreak
Strymon melinus Gray Hairstreak
Strymon istapa Mallow Scrub-Hairstreak
Leptotes cassius Cassius Blue
Brephidium exilis Western Pygmy-Blue
Hemiargus ceraunus Ceraunus Blue
Echinargus isola Reakirt's Blue

Riodinidae Metalmarks

Calephelis nemesis Fatal Metalmark
Calephelis perditalis Rounded Metalmark
Calephelis rawsoni Rawson's Metalmark

Nymphalidae Brush-footed Butterflies

Libytheana carinenta American Snout
Danaus eresimus Soldier
Agraulis vanillae Gulf Fritillary
Euptoieta claudia Variegated Fritillary
Marpesia chiron Many-banded Daggerwing
Asterocampa celtis Hackberry Emperor
Asterocampa leilia Empress Leilia
Asterocampa clyton Tawny Emperor
Mestra amymone Common Mestra
Chlosyne janais Crimson Patch
Chlosyne theona Theona Checkerspot
Chlosyne lacinia Bordered Patch
Dymasia dymas Tiny Checkerspot
Texola elada Elada Checkerspot
Phyciodes graphica Vesta or Graphic Crescent
Phyciodes phaon Phaon 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 aidea Tropical Leafwing
Anaea andria Goatweed Leafwing
Hermeuptychia sosybius Carolina Satyr

Saturniidae Wild Silk Moths

Automeris io Io moth

Sphingidae Sphinx Moths, Hawkmoths

Agrius cingulata Pink-spotted hawkmoth
Ceratomia undulosa Waved sphinx
Manduca sexta Carolina sphinx
Sphinx libocedrus Incense cedar sphinx
Erinnyis obscura Obscure sphinx
Eumorpha vitis Vine sphinx
Hyles lineata White-lined Sphinx
Xylophanes tersa Tersa Sphinx

Noctuidae Owlet Moths, Miller Moths

Euscirrhopterus cosyra Staghorn Cholla Moth

Erebidae Erebid Moths

Horama panthalon Texas Wasp Moth
Ascalapha odorata Black Witch
Melipotis indomita Indomitable Melipotis
Melipotis jucunda Merry Melipotis

Elachistidae Grass Miner Moths

Antaeotricha leucillana Pale Gray Bird-dropping Moth

Crambidae Crambid Snout Moths

Diaphania hyalinata Melonworm Moth
Palpita flegia Satin White Palpita Moth

Geometridae Geometer Moths, Looper Moths

Chloraspilates bicoloraria Bicolored Chloraspilates Moth