Inventory of Butterfly Families and Species

 

For information pertaining to a butterfly family or subfamily, click on

the scientific name for the family (e.g., Papillionidae) or subfamily (Papilioninae). For information pertaining to the specific species of

butterfly comprising a butterfly family, click on the common name

(e.g., pipevine swallowtail).

 

 

Swallowtails
  
pipevine swallowtail
   zebra swallowtail
   black swallowtail
   giant swallowtail
   eastern tiger swallowtail
   spicebush swallowtail

Whites and Sulfurs
Whites
   checkered white
   West Virginia white
   cabbage white
Sulphurs
   clouded sulphur
   orange sulphur
   cloudless sulphur
   sleepy orange

Gossamerwings
Harvesters
   harvester
Coppers
   American copper
Hairstreaks
   banded hairstreak
   white M hairstreak
  
gray hairstreak
   red banded hairstreak
Blues
   easterntailed blue
   spring azure
   summer azure
   Appalachian azure
Snouts
   American snout
Longwings, Heliconians &
   Fritillaries

   variegated fritillary
   great spangled fritillary
   meadow fritillary
True brushfoots
   silvery checkerspot
   pearl crescent
   question mark
   eastern comma
   mourning cloak

 

 

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