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 Carlton County, Minnesota, United States

The BAMONA database currently includes verified sighting records for 624 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

Nolidae Tuft Moths

Tineidae Clothes Moths

Psychidae Psychids, Bagworm Moths

Gracillariidae Leaf Blotch Miner Moths

Autostichidae Autostichid Moths

Cosmopterigidae Cosmopterigid Moths

Carposinidae Carposinid Moths

Epermeniidae Epermeniid Moths

Plutellidae Plutellid Moths

Yponomeutidae Yponomeutid Moths

Lyonetiidae Lyonetiid Moths

Ypsolophidae Ypsolophid Moths

Sesiidae Sesiid Moths

Tortricidae Tortricid Moths

Limacodidae Limacodids, Slug Caterpillar Moths

Crambidae Crambid Snout Moths

Regional Species Checklist