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Butterflies and Moths of Solano County, California, United States

The BAMONA database currently includes verified sighting records for 123 butterfly and moth species from this region.
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Hesperiidae Skippers

Epargyreus clarus Silver-spotted Skipper
Thorybes pylades Northern Cloudywing
Erynnis brizo Sleepy Duskywing
Erynnis propertius Propertius Duskywing
Erynnis tristis Mournful Duskywing
Erynnis pacuvius Pacuvius Duskywing
Erynnis funeralis Funereal Duskywing
Erynnis persius Persius Duskywing
Pyrgus scriptura Small Checkered-Skipper
Pyrgus communis Common Checkered-Skipper
Heliopetes ericetorum Northern White-Skipper
Pholisora catullus Common Sootywing
Hylephila phyleus Fiery Skipper
Hesperia juba Juba Skipper
Hesperia colorado Western Branded Skipper
Hesperia columbia Columbian Skipper
Polites sabuleti Sandhill Skipper
Ochlodes sylvanoides Woodland Skipper
Ochlodes agricola Rural Skipper
Ochlodes yuma Yuma Skipper
Poanes melane Umber Skipper
Lerodea eufala Eufala Skipper

Papilionidae Parnassians and Swallowtails

Battus philenor Pipevine Swallowtail
Papilio zelicaon Anise Swallowtail
Papilio indra Indra Swallowtail
Papilio rutulus Western Tiger Swallowtail
Papilio eurymedon Pale Swallowtail
Papilio multicaudata Two-tailed Swallowtail

Pieridae Whites and Sulphurs

Anthocharis sara Pacific Orangetip
Euchloe ausonides Large Marble
Euchloe hyantis California Marble
Pieris marginalis Margined White
Pieris rapae Cabbage White
Pontia protodice Checkered White
Pontia sisymbrii Spring White
Colias eurytheme Orange Sulphur
Colias occidentalis Western Sulphur
Zerene eurydice California Dogface
Phoebis sennae Cloudless Sulphur
Nathalis iole Dainty Sulphur

Lycaenidae Gossamer-wing Butterflies

Lycaena arota Tailed Copper
Lycaena xanthoides Great Copper
Lycaena gorgon Gorgon Copper
Lycaena helloides Purplish Copper
Habrodais grunus Golden Hairstreak
Atlides halesus Great Purple Hairstreak
Callophrys affinis Western Green Hairstreak
Callophrys spinetorum Thicket Hairstreak
Callophrys johnsoni Johnson's Hairstreak
Callophrys augustinus Brown Elfin
Callophrys mossii Moss' Elfin
Satyrium californica California Hairstreak
Satyrium sylvinus Sylvan Hairstreak
Satyrium auretorum Gold-hunter's Hairstreak
Satyrium tetra Mountain Mahogany Hairstreak
Satyrium saepium Hedgerow Hairstreak
Strymon melinus Gray Hairstreak
Leptotes marina Marine Blue
Brephidium exilis Western Pygmy-Blue
Cupido comyntas Eastern Tailed-Blue
Cupido amyntula Western Tailed-Blue
Celastrina echo Echo Azure
Glaucopsyche lygdamus Silvery Blue
Euphilotes enoptes Pacific Dotted-Blue
Plebejus icarioides Boisduval's Blue
Plebejus acmon Acmon Blue

Riodinidae Metalmarks

Apodemia mormo Mormon Metalmark

Nymphalidae Brush-footed Butterflies

Agraulis vanillae Gulf Fritillary
Speyeria coronis Coronis Fritillary
Speyeria callippe Callippe Fritillary
Limenitis lorquini Lorquin's Admiral
Adelpha californica California Sister
Chlosyne leanira Leanira Checkerspot
Chlosyne palla Northern Checkerspot
Phyciodes mylitta Mylitta Crescent
Phyciodes pulchella Field Crescent
Euphydryas chalcedona Chalcedon Checkerspot
Junonia coenia Common Buckeye
Polygonia satyrus Satyr Comma
Polygonia gracilis Hoary Comma
Polygonia progne Gray Comma
Aglais milberti Milbert's Tortoiseshell
Nymphalis antiopa Mourning Cloak
Nymphalis californica California Tortoiseshell
Vanessa atalanta Red Admiral
Vanessa cardui Painted Lady
Vanessa annabella West Coast Lady
Vanessa virginiensis American Lady
Coenonympha tullia Common Ringlet
Cercyonis pegala Common Wood-Nymph
Cercyonis sthenele Great Basin Wood-Nymph

Saturniidae Wild Silk Moths

Hemileuca eglanterina Western sheepmoth
Saturnia mendocino Mendocino saturnia moth

Sphingidae Sphinx Moths, Hawkmoths

Manduca sexta Carolina sphinx
Sphinx chersis Great ash sphinx
Eumorpha achemon Achemon sphinx
Proserpinus clarkiae Clark's sphinx
Proserpinus lucidus Pacific green sphinx

Notodontidae Prominents

Furcula cinerea Gray Furcula
Schizura concinna Red-humped Caterpillar Moth

Noctuidae Owlet Moths, Miller Moths

Peridroma saucia Variegated Cutworm Moth

Erebidae Erebid Moths

Cisseps fulvicollis Yellow-collared Scape Moth
Hemihyalea edwardsii Edwards' Glassywing
Lophocampa maculata Spotted Tussock Moth or Yellow-Spotted Tiger Moth

Elachistidae Grass Miner Moths

Agonopterix alstroemeriana Poison Hemlock Moth

Crambidae Crambid Snout Moths

Uresiphita reversalis Genista Broom Moth

Pyralidae Pyralid Moths

Pyralis farinalis Meal Moth

Geometridae Geometer Moths, Looper Moths