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Butterflies and Moths of Alachua County, Florida, United States

The BAMONA database currently includes verified sighting records for 251 butterfly and moth species from this region.
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Hesperiidae Skippers

Proteides mercurius Mercurial Skipper
Epargyreus clarus Silver-spotted Skipper
Urbanus proteus Long-tailed Skipper
Urbanus dorantes Dorantes Longtail
Autochton cellus Golden Banded-Skipper
Achalarus lyciades Hoary Edge
Thorybes pylades Northern Cloudywing
Thorybes bathyllus Southern Cloudywing
Thorybes confusis Confused Cloudywing
Staphylus hayhurstii Hayhurst's Scallopwing
Erynnis brizo Sleepy Duskywing
Erynnis juvenalis Juvenal's Duskywing
Erynnis horatius Horace's Duskywing
Erynnis zarucco Zarucco Duskywing
Erynnis funeralis Funereal Duskywing
Pyrgus communis Common Checkered-Skipper
Pyrgus albescens White Checkered-Skipper
Pyrgus oileus Tropical Checkered-Skipper
Pholisora catullus Common Sootywing
Nastra lherminier Swarthy Skipper
Nastra neamathla Neamathla Skipper
Cymaenes tripunctus Three-spotted Skipper
Lerema accius Clouded Skipper
Ancyloxypha numitor Least Skipper
Copaeodes minima Southern Skipperling
Hylephila phyleus Fiery Skipper
Hesperia attalus Dotted Skipper
Hesperia meskei Meske's Skipper
Polites themistocles Tawny-edged Skipper
Polites baracoa Baracoa Skipper
Polites origenes Crossline Skipper
Polites vibex Whirlabout
Wallengrenia egeremet Northern Broken-Dash
Wallengrenia otho Southern Broken-Dash
Pompeius verna Little Glassywing
Atrytone arogos Arogos Skipper
Anatrytone logan Delaware Skipper
Problema byssus Byssus Skipper
Poanes zabulon Zabulon Skipper
Poanes viator Broad-winged Skipper
Poanes aaroni Aaron's Skipper
Poanes yehl Yehl Skipper
Euphyes pilatka Palatka Skipper
Euphyes berryi Berry's Skipper
Euphyes dion Dion Skipper
Euphyes dukesi Dukes' Skipper
Euphyes arpa Palmetto Skipper
Euphyes vestris Dun Skipper
Atrytonopsis hianna Dusted Skipper
Amblyscirtes aesculapius Lace-winged Roadside-Skipper
Amblyscirtes alternata Dusky Roadside-Skipper
Lerodea eufala Eufala Skipper
Oligoria maculata Twin-spot Skipper
Calpodes ethlius Brazilian Skipper
Panoquina ocola Ocola Skipper
Megathymus yuccae Yucca Giant-Skipper

Papilionidae Parnassians and Swallowtails

Battus philenor Pipevine Swallowtail
Battus polydamas Polydamas 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

Appias drusilla Florida White
Pieris rapae Cabbage White
Pontia protodice Checkered White
Ascia monuste Great Southern White
Colias eurytheme Orange Sulphur
Zerene cesonia Southern Dogface
Phoebis sennae Cloudless Sulphur
Phoebis philea Orange-barred Sulphur
Eurema daira Barred Yellow
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 henrici Henry's Elfin
Satyrium favonius Oak Hairstreak
Satyrium calanus Banded Hairstreak
Satyrium liparops Striped Hairstreak
Calycopis cecrops Red-banded Hairstreak
Strymon melinus Gray Hairstreak
Parrhasius m album White-M Hairstreak
Leptotes cassius Cassius Blue
Cupido comyntas Eastern Tailed-Blue
Celastrina ladon Spring Azure
Celastrina neglecta Summer Azure
Hemiargus ceraunus Ceraunus Blue
Cyclargus thomasi Miami Blue

Riodinidae Metalmarks

Calephelis virginiensis Little Metalmark

Nymphalidae Brush-footed Butterflies

Libytheana carinenta American Snout
Agraulis vanillae Gulf Fritillary
Heliconius charithonia Zebra Heliconian
Euptoieta claudia Variegated Fritillary
Speyeria cybele Great Spangled Fritillary
Limenitis arthemis Red-spotted Purple or White Admiral
Limenitis arthemis astyanax 'Astyanax' Red-spotted Purple
Marpesia petreus Ruddy Daggerwing
Asterocampa celtis Hackberry Emperor
Asterocampa clyton Tawny Emperor
Phyciodes phaon Phaon Crescent
Phyciodes tharos Pearl Crescent
Anthanassa frisia Cuban Crescent
Anthanassa texana Texan Crescent
Junonia coenia Common Buckeye
Anartia jatrophae White Peacock
Polygonia comma Eastern Comma
Nymphalis antiopa Mourning Cloak
Vanessa atalanta Red Admiral
Vanessa cardui Painted Lady
Vanessa virginiensis American Lady
Anaea andria Goatweed Leafwing
Enodia portlandia Southern Pearly-eye
Satyrodes appalachia Appalachian Brown
Cyllopsis gemma Gemmed Satyr
Neonympha areolatus Georgia Satyr
Megisto cymela Little Wood-Satyr
Megisto viola Viola's Wood-Satyr
Hermeuptychia sosybius Carolina Satyr
Cercyonis pegala Common Wood-Nymph

Saturniidae Wild Silk Moths

Automeris io Io moth
Hemileuca maia Eastern buckmoth
Actias luna Luna moth
Antheraea polyphemus Polyphemus moth
Callosamia securifera Sweetbay silkmoth
Hyalophora cecropia Cecropia silkmoth
Anisota consularis Consular oakworm moth
Anisota peigleri Peigler's oakworm moth
Anisota stigma Spiny oakworm moth
Anisota virginiensis Pink-striped oakworm moth
Citheronia regalis Royal Walnut Moth
Citheronia sepulcralis Pine-devil Moth
Dryocampa rubicunda Rosy maple moth
Eacles imperialis Imperial moth

Sphingidae Sphinx Moths, Hawkmoths

Agrius cingulata Pink-spotted hawkmoth
Amorpha juglandis Walnut sphinx
Ceratomia amyntor Elm sphinx
Ceratomia catalpae Catalpa sphinx
Ceratomia undulosa Waved sphinx
Isoparce cupressi Baldcypress sphinx
Lapara coniferarum Southern pine sphinx
Manduca jasminearum Ash sphinx
Manduca rustica Rustic sphinx
Manduca sexta Carolina sphinx
Paonias astylus Huckleberry sphinx
Paonias excaecata Blinded sphinx
Paonias myops Small-eyed sphinx
Paratraea plebeja Plebeian sphinx
Amphion floridensis Nessus sphinx
Darapsa versicolor Hydrangea sphinx
Enyo lugubris Mournful sphinx
Eumorpha achemon Achemon sphinx
Eumorpha fasciatus Banded sphinx
Eumorpha intermedia Intermediate sphinx
Eumorpha labruscae Gaudy sphinx
Eumorpha pandorus Pandorus Sphinx
Hemaris thysbe Hummingbird Clearwing
Hyles lineata White-lined Sphinx
Xylophanes tersa Tersa Sphinx

Notodontidae Prominents

Ellida caniplaga Linden Prominent
Heterocampa obliqua Oblique Heterocampa
Heterocampa subrotata Small Heterocampa
Heterocampa umbrata White-blotched Heterocampa
Hyperaeschra georgica Georgian Prominent
Lochmaeus manteo Variable Oakleaf Caterpillar Moth
Nadata gibbosa White-dotted Prominent
Nerice bidentata Double-toothed Prominent
Peridea angulosa Angulose Prominent
Schizura concinna Red-humped Caterpillar Moth
Schizura ipomoeae Morning-glory Prominent
Schizura leptinoides Black-blotched Schizura
Schizura unicornis Unicorn Caterpillar Moth

Noctuidae Owlet Moths, Miller Moths

Cerma cora Owl-eyed Bird-dropping Moth
Condica mobilis Mobile Groundling
Spodoptera frugiperda Fall Armyworm Moth
Spodoptera ornithogalli Yellow-striped Armyworm Moth
Feltia subterranea Subterranean Dart Moth
Diphthera festiva Hieroglyphic Moth

Erebidae Erebid Moths

Apantesis phalerata Harnessed Moth
Apantesis vittata Banded Tiger Moth
Cisseps fulvicollis Yellow-collared Scape Moth
Cisthene plumbea Lead-Colored Lichen Moth
Cisthene striata Striated Lichen Moth
Cisthene subjecta Subject Lichen Moth
Cisthene tenuifascia Thin-Banded Lichen Moth
Cosmosoma myrodora Scarlet-Bodied Wasp Moth
Crambidia lithosioides Dark Gray Lichen Moth
Dahana atripennis Black-Winged Dahana
Euerythra phasma Red-tailed Specter
Grammia phyllira Phyllira Tiger Moth
Haploa colona Colona Moth
Hypercompe scribonia Great Leopard Moth
Hyphantria cunea Fall Webworm Moth
Hypoprepia fucosa Painted Lichen Moth
Pyrrharctia isabella Isabella Tiger Moth or Banded Woolybear
Seirarctia echo Echo Moth
Spilosoma congrua Agreeable Tiger Moth
Spilosoma virginica Virginian Tiger Moth or Yellow Woolybear Moth
Syntomeida epilais Polka-Dot Wasp Moth
Syntomeida ipomoeae Yellow-Banded Wasp Moth
Virbia rubicundaria Ruddy Holomelina
Anticarsia gemmatalis Velvetbean Caterpillar Moth
Argyrostrotis anilis Short-Lined Chocolate
Catocala muliercula The Little Wife Underwing
Catocala similis Similar Underwing
Panopoda rufimargo Red-lined Panopoda
Phyprosopus callitrichoides Curve-lined Owlet
Orgyia detrita Fir Tussock Moth

Oecophoridae Concealer Moths

Gelechiidae Twirler Moths

Ymeldia janae Jane's Ymeldia Moth

Tortricidae Tortricid Moths

Ecdytolopha insiticiana Locust Twig Borer Moth
Cenopis pettitana Maple-basswood Leafroller Moth
Clepsis peritana Garden Tortrix

Zygaenidae Zygaenid Moths

Neoprocris floridana Laurelcherry Smoky Moth

Megalopygidae Flannel Moths

Megalopyge opercularis Southern Flannel Moth

Limacodidae Limacodids, Slug Caterpillar Moths

Lithacodes gracea Graceful Slug Moth

Crambidae Crambid Snout Moths

Elophila obliteralis Waterlily Leafcutter Moth
Glaphyria basiflavalis Basal-dash Glaphyria Moth
Herpetogramma phaeopteralis Dusky Herpetogramma
Oenobotys vinotinctalis Wine-tinted Oenobotys
Salbia haemorrhoidalis Lantana Leaftier Moth
Samea ecclesialis Assembly Moth
Syngamia florella Red-waisted Florella Moth
Eudonia strigalis Striped Eudonia

Pyralidae Pyralid Moths

Dolichomia intermedialis Red-shawled Moth

Pterophoridae Pterophorid Moths, Plume Moths

Lantanophaga pusillidactyla Lantana Plume Moth

Geometridae Geometer Moths, Looper Moths

Nemoria lixaria Red-bordered Emerald
Idaea tacturata Dot-lined Wave

Lasiocampidae Lasiocampid Moths

Malacosoma disstria Forest Tent Caterpillar Moth