Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Butterfly, Moth, and Caterpillar Photographs from The Bahamas

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Subfamily Eudaminae

Phocides pigmalion Mangrove Skipper

Subfamily Pyrginae

Polygonus leo Hammock Skipper
Polygonus leo Hammock Skipper
Urbanus proteus Long-tailed Skipper
Urbanus proteus Long-tailed Skipper

Subfamily Hesperiinae

Cymaenes tripunctus Three-spotted Skipper
Hylephila phyleus Fiery Skipper
Hylephila phyleus Fiery Skipper
Hylephila phyleus Fiery Skipper
Euphyes cornelius Cornelius Skipper
Euphyes cornelius Cornelius Skipper

Subfamily Papilioninae

Battus polydamas Polydamas Swallowtail
Papilio andraemon Bahaman Swallowtail
Papilio andraemon Bahaman Swallowtail
Papilio andraemon Bahaman Swallowtail

Family Pieridae

Subfamily Pierinae

Ascia monuste Great Southern White
Ascia monuste Great Southern White

Subfamily Coliadinae

Phoebis sennae Cloudless Sulphur
Phoebis agarithe Large Orange Sulphur
Eurema daira Barred Yellow
Eurema daira Barred Yellow
Pyrisitia lisa Little Yellow
Pyrisitia dina Dina Yellow
Pyrisitia dina Dina Yellow
Nathalis iole Dainty Sulphur

Family Lycaenidae

Subfamily Theclinae

Electrostrymon angelia Fulvous Hairstreak
Strymon martialis Martial Scrub-Hairstreak
Strymon istapa Mallow Scrub-Hairstreak

Subfamily Polyommatinae

Hemiargus ceraunus Ceraunus Blue

Family Riodinidae

Subfamily Riodininae

Dianesia carteri Caribbean Metalmark

Subfamily Heliconiinae

Agraulis vanillae Gulf Fritillary
Agraulis vanillae Gulf Fritillary
Agraulis vanillae Gulf Fritillary
Agraulis vanillae Gulf Fritillary
Agraulis vanillae Gulf Fritillary
Agraulis vanillae Gulf Fritillary
Agraulis vanillae Gulf Fritillary
Agraulis vanillae Gulf Fritillary
Agraulis vanillae Gulf Fritillary
Agraulis vanillae Gulf Fritillary
Agraulis vanillae Gulf Fritillary
Agraulis vanillae Gulf Fritillary
Dryas iulia Julia Heliconian
Dryas iulia Julia Heliconian
Dryas iulia Julia Heliconian
Dryas iulia Julia Heliconian
Heliconius charithonia Zebra Heliconian
Euptoieta hegesia Mexican Fritillary
Euptoieta hegesia Mexican Fritillary
Euptoieta hegesia Mexican Fritillary
Euptoieta hegesia Mexican Fritillary

Subfamily Nymphalinae

Anthanassa frisia Cuban Crescent
Anthanassa frisia Cuban Crescent
Anthanassa frisia Cuban Crescent
Junonia evarete Tropical Buckeye
Junonia evarete Tropical Buckeye
Junonia evarete Tropical Buckeye
Anartia jatrophae White Peacock
Anartia jatrophae White Peacock
Anartia jatrophae White Peacock
Anartia jatrophae White Peacock
Anartia jatrophae White Peacock
Anartia jatrophae White Peacock

Subfamily Charaxinae

Memphis intermedia Bahaman Leafwing

Family Sphingidae

Subfamily Sphinginae

Manduca rustica Rustic sphinx
Protambulyx strigilis Streaked sphinx
Protambulyx strigilis Streaked sphinx

Subfamily Macroglossinae

Cautethia grotei Grote's sphinx
Enyo lugubris Mournful sphinx
Eumorpha fasciatus Banded sphinx
Eumorpha fasciatus Banded sphinx
Eumorpha vitis Vine sphinx
Pachylia ficus Fig sphinx
Pseudosphinx tetrio Tetrio sphinx
Pseudosphinx tetrio Tetrio sphinx
Pseudosphinx tetrio Tetrio sphinx
Xylophanes pluto Pluto sphinx
Xylophanes tersa Tersa Sphinx
Xylophanes tersa Tersa Sphinx
Xylophanes tersa Tersa Sphinx

Family Erebidae

Subfamily Arctiinae

Composia fidelissima Faithful Beauty
Composia fidelissima Faithful Beauty
Composia fidelissima Faithful Beauty
Composia fidelissima Faithful Beauty
Empyreuma pugione Spotted Oleander Caterpillar Moth
Empyreuma pugione Spotted Oleander Caterpillar Moth

Subfamily Erebinae