Butterflies and Moths of North America

collecting and sharing data about Lepidoptera

Happy Pollinator Week: June 21-27, 2021! Butterflies and moths are pollinators of many flowering plants.

Did you know? The Hummingbird Clearwing (Hemaris thysbe) hovers in flight and uses its long tongue to sip nectar from flowers.

Regional Species Checklists

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Butterflies and Moths of Santa Cruz County, Arizona, United States

The BAMONA database currently includes verified sighting records for 697 species from this region.

Hesperiidae Skippers

Papilionidae Parnassians and Swallowtails

Pieridae Whites and Sulphurs

Lycaenidae Gossamer-wing Butterflies

Riodinidae Metalmarks

Nymphalidae Brush-footed Butterflies

Saturniidae Wild Silk Moths

Sphingidae Sphinx Moths, Hawkmoths

Noctuidae Owlet Moths, Miller Moths

Erebidae Erebid Moths

Nolidae Tuft Moths

Cossidae Cossid Moths, Carpenter Moths

Zygaenidae Zygaenid Moths

Megalopygidae Flannel Moths

Limacodidae Limacodids, Slug Caterpillar Moths

Pterophoridae Pterophorid Moths, Plume Moths

Apatelodidae Apatelodid Moths

Regional Species Checklist