Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Butterflies and Moths of South Dakota

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Photographs from South Dakota

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Species Recorded in South Dakota: 487

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Most Recent Sightings in South Dakota

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Magdalen Underwing
Catocala illecta

Date: Jul 15, 2022
Submitted by: Tom Middagh
Verified: Jul 20, 2022
Verified by: Tom Middagh

Striped Hairstreak
Satyrium liparops

Date: Jul 10, 2022
Submitted by: Doug Backlund
Verified: Jul 11, 2022
Verified by: J_Martineau

Striped Hairstreak
Satyrium liparops

Date: Jul 10, 2022
Submitted by: Doug Backlund
Verified: Jul 11, 2022
Verified by: J_Martineau

Two-tailed Swallowtail
Papilio multicaudata

Date: Jul 10, 2022
Submitted by: Kaiamaries
Verified: Jul 11, 2022
Verified by: J_Martineau

Mustard White
Pieris oleracea

Date: May 17, 2022
Submitted by: Ed Rothwell
Verified: May 19, 2022
Verified by: J_Martineau

Mustard White
Pieris oleracea

Date: May 17, 2022
Submitted by: Ed Rothwell
Verified: May 19, 2022
Verified by: J_Martineau

100 Most Recent Sightings in South Dakota