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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Family Sphingidae

Hemaris thysbe Hummingbird Clearwing

Hyles gallii Bedstraw hawkmoth

Hyles lineata White-lined Sphinx

Sphecodina abbottii Abbott's sphinx

Xylophanes tersa Tersa Sphinx

Nadata gibbosa White-dotted Prominent

Schizura concinna Red-humped Caterpillar Moth

Schizura ipomoeae Morning-glory Prominent

Schizura unicornis Unicorn Caterpillar Moth

Family Noctuidae

Leuconycta diphteroides Green Leuconycta

Lithacodia musta Small Mossy Lithacodia

Marimatha nigrofimbria Black-bordered Lemon Moth

Ponometia candefacta Olive-shaded Bird-dropping Moth

Ponometia erastrioides Small Bird-dropping Moth

Protodeltote muscosula Large Mossy Lithacodia

Spragueia leo Common Spragueia

Tarache aprica Exposed Bird-dropping Moth

Acronicta americana American Dagger Moth

Acronicta betulae Birch Dagger Moth

Acronicta hasta Speared Dagger Moth

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Acronicta impleta Yellow-haired Dagger Moth

Acronicta lobeliae Lobelia Dagger Moth

Acronicta oblinita Smeared Dagger Moth

Harrisimemna trisignata Harris' Three Spot

Polygrammate hebraeicum The Hebrew

Simyra insularis Henry's Marsh Moth

Amphipyra pyramidoides Copper Underwing

Athetis tarda The Slow Poke

Basilodes pepita Gold Moth

Condica vecors Dusky Groundling

Galgula partita The Wedgling

Niphonyx segregata

Oligia modica Black-banded Brocade

Papaipema baptisiae

Phosphila miselioides Spotted Phosphila

Spodoptera frugiperda Fall Armyworm Moth

Spodoptera ornithogalli Yellow-striped Armyworm Moth

Cucullia asteroides The Asteroid