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.

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Butterflies and Moths of Hamilton County, Indiana, United States

The BAMONA database currently includes verified sighting records for 924 species from this region.

Hesperiidae Skippers

Papilionidae Parnassians and Swallowtails

Pieridae Whites and Sulphurs

Lycaenidae Gossamer-wing Butterflies

Nymphalidae Brush-footed Butterflies

Drepanidae Hooktip and False Owlet Moths

Saturniidae Wild Silk Moths

Sphingidae Sphinx Moths, Hawkmoths

Notodontidae Prominents

Noctuidae Owlet Moths, Miller Moths

Erebidae Erebid Moths

Euteliidae Euteliid Moths

Nolidae Tuft Moths

Nepticulidae Pygmy Moths or Midget Moths

Tischeriidae Tischeriid Moths

Prodoxidae Yucca Moths

Heliozelidae Shield Bearer Moths

Psychidae Psychids, Bagworm Moths

Autostichidae Autostichid Moths

Blastobasidae Blastobasid Moths

Coleophoridae Coleophorid Case-bearers

Batrachedridae Batrachedrid Moths

Momphidae Momphid Moths

Glyphidoceridae Glyphidocerid Moths

Carposinidae Carposinid Moths

Glyphipterigidae Sedge Moths

Plutellidae Plutellid Moths

Yponomeutidae Yponomeutid Moths

Acrolepiidae False Diamondback Moths

Lyonetiidae Lyonetiid Moths

Galacticidae Galacticid Moths

Choreutidae Choreuitid Moths

Sesiidae Sesiid Moths

Cossidae Cossid Moths, Carpenter Moths

Tortricidae Tortricid Moths

Zygaenidae Zygaenid Moths

Limacodidae Limacodids, Slug Caterpillar Moths

Epipyropidae Planthopper Parasite Moths

Crambidae Crambid Snout Moths

Pyralidae Pyralid Moths

Pterophoridae Pterophorid Moths, Plume Moths

Geometridae Geometer Moths, Looper Moths

Uraniidae Swallowtail Moths

Apatelodidae Apatelodid Moths

Lasiocampidae Lasiocampid Moths

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