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Butterflies and Moths of Iowa

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Photographs from Iowa

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Species Recorded in Iowa: 1068

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Most Recent Sightings in Iowa

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Eastern Tiger Swallowtail
Papilio glaucus

Date: Aug 11, 2022
Submitted by: Katelbr
Verified: Aug 11, 2022
Verified by: James Steen

Pearl Crescent
Phyciodes tharos

Date: Aug 06, 2022
Submitted by: prairiegardenlady
Verified: Aug 06, 2022
Verified by: James Steen

Silver-spotted Skipper
Epargyreus clarus

Date: Aug 06, 2022
Submitted by: prairiegardenlady
Verified: Aug 06, 2022
Verified by: James Steen
Date: Aug 06, 2022
Submitted by: prairiegardenlady
Verified: Aug 06, 2022
Verified by: James Steen
Date: Aug 06, 2022
Submitted by: prairiegardenlady
Verified: Aug 06, 2022
Verified by: James Steen

Orange Sulphur
Colias eurytheme

Date: Aug 04, 2022
Submitted by: prairiegardenlady
Verified: Aug 04, 2022
Verified by: James Steen

100 Most Recent Sightings in Iowa