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Below is a list of all species in the Butterflies and Moths of North America database. Species lists are also available by taxonomy and by region. Use the Search page to find a particular species of interest. There are 7059 species in the list, given the filter settings.
Phoebis agarithe Large Orange Sulphur
Phoebis argante Apricot Sulphur
Phoebis neocypris Tailed Sulphur
Phoebis philea Orange-barred Sulphur
Phoebis sennae Cloudless Sulphur
Phoenicoprocta lydia Lydia Tiger Moth
Pholisora catullus Common Sootywing
Pholisora mejicanus Mexican Sootywing
Phosphila miselioides Spotted Phosphila
Phosphila turbulenta Turbulent Phosphila
Photedes includens Included Cordgrass Borer Moth
Photedes panatela Northern Cordgrass Borer
Phragmatobia assimilans Large Ruby Tiger Moth
Phragmatobia fuliginosa Ruby Tiger Moth
Phragmatobia lineata Lined Ruby Tiger Moth
Phryganidia californica California Oakworm
Phrygionis paradoxata Jeweled Satyr Moth
Phryxus caicus Caicus sphinx
Phthorimaea operculella Potato Tuberworm Moth
Phyciodes batesii Tawny Crescent
Phyciodes cocyta Northern Crescent
Phyciodes graphica Vesta or Graphic Crescent
Phyciodes incognitus Mimic Crescent
Phyciodes mylitta Mylitta Crescent
Phyciodes orseis California Crescent
Phyciodes pallescens Mexican Crescent
Phyciodes pallida Pale Crescent
Phyciodes phaon Phaon Crescent
Phyciodes picta Painted Crescent
Phyciodes pulchella Field Crescent
Phyciodes tharos Pearl Crescent
Phyllocnistis populiella Aspen Serpentine Leafminer Moth
Phyllodesma americana Lappet Moth
Phyllodesma occidentis Southern Lappet Moth
Phyllonorycter lucetiella Basswood Miner Moth
Phyllonorycter lucidicostella Lesser Maple Leaf Blotch Miner Moth
Phyllonorycter propinquinella Cherry Blotch Miner Moth
Phyllonorycter tiliacella Basswood Round-blotch Miner Moth
Phyprosopus callitrichoides Curve-lined Owlet
Phyroderces rileyi Pink Scavenger Caterpillar Moth
Phytometra ernestinana Ernestine's Moth
Phytometra rhodarialis Pink-bordered Yellow Moth
Pierella helvina Red-washed Satyr
Pierella luna Moon Satyr
Pieriballia viardi Viardi White
Pieris angelika Arctic White
Pieris brassicae Large White
Pieris marginalis Margined White
Pieris oleracea Mustard White
Pieris rapae Cabbage White
Pieris virginiensis West Virginia White
Pigritia sp. Unidentified Pigritia Moths
Pilocrocis ramentalis Scraped Pilocrocis
Piruna aea Many-spotted Skipperling
Piruna haferniki Chisos Skipperling
Piruna microstictus Small-spotted Skipperling
Piruna penaea Hour-glass Skipperling
Piruna pirus Russet Skipperling
Piruna polingii Four-spotted Skipperling
Plagiomimicus pityochromus Black-barred Brown
Plagodis alcoolaria Hollow-spotted Plagodis
Plagodis fervidaria Fervid Plagodis
Plagodis kuetzingi The Purple Plagodis
Plagodis phlogosaria Straight-lined Plagodis
Plagodis pulveraria American Barred Umber
Plagodis serinaria Lemon Plagodis
Plataea trilinearia Sagebrush Girdle Moth
Platarctia parthenos St. Lawrence Tiger Moth
Platyedra subcinerea Cotton Stem Moth
Platynota exasperatana Exasperating Platynota
Platynota idaeusalis Tufted Apple-Bud Moth
Platynota rostrana Omnivorous Platynota Moth
Platynota stultana Omnivorous Leaf-roller
Platypolia mactata Adorable Brocade
Platyprepia virginalis Ranchman's Tiger Moth
Platyptilia carduidactyla Artichoke Plume Moth
Plebejus acmon Acmon Blue
Plebejus anna Anna's Blue
Plebejus cassiope Cassiope Blue
Plebejus cotundra Cotundra Blue
Plebejus emigdionis San Emigdio Blue
Plebejus fridayi Friday's Blue
Plebejus glandon Arctic Blue
Plebejus glandon rusticus 'Rustic' Arctic Blue
Plebejus icarioides Boisduval's Blue
Plebejus idas Northern Blue
Plebejus lupini Lupine Blue
Plebejus melissa Melissa Blue (includes Karner Blue)
Plebejus neurona Veined Blue
Plebejus optilete Cranberry Blue
Plebejus podarce Sierra Nevada Blue
Plebejus saepiolus Greenish Blue
Plebejus shasta Shasta Blue
Plemyria georgii George's Carpet Moth
Pleromelloida cinerea Ashy Pleromelloida Moth
Pleuroprucha insulsaria Common Tan Wave
Pleuroptya silicalis Herbivorous Pleuroptya Moth
Plodia interpunctella Indian-Meal Moth
Plusia contexta Connected Looper Moth
Plusia putnami Putnam's Looper Moth
Plusia venusta White-streaked Looper
Plutella porrectella Dame's Rocket Moth
Plutella xylostella Diamondback Moth
Poanes aaroni Aaron's Skipper
Poanes hobomok Hobomok Skipper
Poanes inimica Yellow-stained Skipper
Poanes massasoit Mulberry Wing
Poanes melane Umber Skipper
Poanes taxiles Taxiles Skipper
Poanes viator Broad-winged Skipper
Poanes yehl Yehl Skipper
Poanes zabulon Zabulon Skipper
Pococera aplastella Aspen Webworm Moth
Pococera asperatella Maple Webworm Moth
Pococera euphemella Mesquite Leaf Tier
Pococera expandens Double-humped Pococera Moth
Pococera melanogrammos Black-letter Pococera Moth
Pococera militella Sycamore Webworm Moth
Pococera robustella Pine Webworm Moth
Pococera subcanalis Cloaked Pococera
Podosesia syringae Lilac Borer
Poladryas arachne Arachne Checkerspot
Poladryas minuta Dotted Checkerspot
Polia imbrifera Cloudy Arches
Polia nimbosa Stormy Arches
Polia purpurissata Purple Arches
Polites baracoa Baracoa Skipper
Polites carus Carus Skipper
Polites draco Draco Skipper
Polites mardon Mardon Skipper
Polites mystic Long Dash
Polites origenes Crossline Skipper
Polites peckius Peck's Skipper
Polites rhesus Rhesus Skipper
Polites sabuleti Sandhill Skipper
Polites sonora Sonora Skipper
Polites themistocles Tawny-edged Skipper
Polites vibex Whirlabout
Polyctor cleta Cleta Tufted-Skipper
Polyctor enops Enops Tufted-Skipper
Polygonia comma Eastern Comma
Polygonia faunus Green Comma
Polygonia gracilis Hoary Comma
Polygonia oreas Oreas Comma
Polygonia progne Gray Comma
Polygonia satyrus Satyr Comma
Polygonia zephyrus Zephyr Comma
Polygonus leo Hammock Skipper
Polygonus savigny Manuel's Skipper
Polygrammodes elevata Red-spotted Sweetpotato Moth
Polyommatus icarus European Common Blue
Polythrix asine Asine Longtail
Polythrix caunus (Herrich-Schäffer, 1869)
Polythrix mexicanus Mexican Longtail
Polythrix octomaculata Eight-spotted Longtail
Pompeius pompeius Pompeius Skipper
Pompeius verna Little Glassywing
Ponometia binocula Prairie Bird-dropping Moth
Ponometia candefacta Olive-shaded Bird-dropping Moth