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.

Photographs from Delaware

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Poanes zabulon Zabulon Skipper

Poanes viator Broad-winged Skipper

Poanes aaroni Aaron's Skipper

Euphyes vestris Dun Skipper

Calpodes ethlius Brazilian Skipper

Panoquina ocola Ocola Skipper

Eurytides marcellus Zebra Swallowtail

Papilio polyxenes Black Swallowtail

Papilio glaucus Eastern Tiger Swallowtail

Papilio troilus Spicebush Swallowtail

Family Pieridae

Anthocharis midea Falcate Orangetip

Pieris rapae Cabbage White

Pontia protodice Checkered White

Colias philodice Clouded Sulphur

Colias eurytheme Orange Sulphur

Family Lycaenidae

Feniseca tarquinius Harvester

Lycaena phlaeas American Copper