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Butterflies and Moths of Texas

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Species Recorded in Texas: 2146

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Pollinator Week is June 20-26, 2022!

Butterflies and moths are accidental pollinators of many flowering plants. While most species do not have special structures to carry pollen, they do brush against pollen and transfer it to other flowers.

Did you know? The Eastern Tailed-Blue (Cupido comyntas) flies close to the ground and uses its short proboscis to probe flowers of wild strawberry, white sweet clover, and other low-lying plants.

Most Recent Sightings in Texas

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Date: Jun 07, 2022
Submitted by: SteveSivek
Verified: Jun 08, 2022
Verified by: stomlins701

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail
Papilio glaucus

Date: Jun 05, 2022
Submitted by: Texag
Verified: Jun 08, 2022
Verified by: stomlins701

Cabbage White
Pieris rapae

Date: Jun 02, 2022
Submitted by: mprocter
Verified: Jun 08, 2022
Verified by: stomlins701

Banded sphinx
Eumorpha fasciatus

Date: Jun 01, 2022
Submitted by: CarolAnnM
Verified: Jun 08, 2022
Verified by: stomlins701

Pawpaw sphinx
Dolba hyloeus

Date: Jun 01, 2022
Submitted by: CarolAnnM
Verified: Jun 08, 2022
Verified by: stomlins701

Carolina sphinx
Manduca sexta

Date: May 31, 2022
Submitted by: Ryan Faries
Verified: Jun 08, 2022
Verified by: stomlins701

100 Most Recent Sightings in Texas