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Species Index - Mexico, USA & Canada
This index currently lists 240 of the species found in Mexico, the USA and Canada, but the aim is to expand it to at least 300 species. You can help by contributing good sharp high hi-resolution images for publication - please contact Adrian Hoskins.

Abaeis nicippe

Sleepy Orange

Achlyodes busirus

Variegated Batwing

Adelpha cytherea

Smooth-banded Sister

Adelpha erotia

Erotia Sister

Adelpha eulalia

Arizona Sister

Adelpha iphiclus

Iphiclus Sister

Adelpha lycorias

Pink-banded Sister

Adelpha malea

Felder's Sister

Aglais milberti

Milbert's Tortoiseshell

Agraulis vanillae

Gulf Fritillary

Agrias amydon

White-spotted Agrias

Amblyscirtes exoteria

Large Roadside-Skipper

Amblyscirtes tolteca

Toltec Roadside-Skipper

Anatrytone logan

Delaware Skipper

Anthanassa frisia

Cuban Crescent

Anthocharis midea

Falcate Orange tip

Anthoptus epictetus

Dimorphic Grass Skipper

Antigonus nearchus

Marbled Spurwing

Apodemia mormo

Mormon Metalmark

Apodemia nais

Nais Metalmark

Apyrrothrix araxes

Dull Firetip

Arawacus jada

Creamy Stripestreak

Archaeoprepona amphimachus

Turquoise-banded Shoemaker

Archaeoprepona demophoon

Hübner's Shoemaker

Asterocampa celtis

Hackberry Emperor

Asterocampa leilia

Desert Hackberry Emperor

Atalopedes campestris

Sachem Skipper

Atrytonopsis edwardsi

Sheep Skipper

Autochton neis

Common Banded Skipper

Autochton zarex

Sharp Banded Skipper

Battus belus

Belus Swallowtail

Battus philenor

Pipe-vine Swallowtail

Battus polydamas

Polydamas Swallowtail

Biblis hyperia

Red Rim

Brephidium exilis

Western Pygmy Blue

Calisto herophile

Hübner's Glad-eye

Callicore lyca

Lyca Numberwing

Callicore texa

Texa Numberwing

Callimormus corades

Corades Skipper

Callophrys affinis

Western Green Hairstreak

Callophrys gryneus

Juniper Hairstreak

Carterocephalus palaemon

Arctic Skipperling

Catonephele numilia

Blue-spotted Firewing

Celastrina neglecta

Summer Azure

Cercyonis oetus

Small Wood Nymph

Chalybs janias

Cramer's Green Hairstreak

Chlorostrymon simaethis

Simaethis Green Hairstreak

Chlosyne ehrenbergii

White-rayed Patch

Chlosyne hippodrome

Simple Checkerspot

Chlosyne lacinia

Bordered Patch

Chlosyne palla

Northern Checkerspot

Chlosyne theona

Theona Checkerspot

Codatractus arizonensis

Arizona Mottled-Skipper

Coenonympha california

Common Ringlet

Coenonympha haydenii

Hayden's Ringlet

Cogia hippalus

Acacia Skipper

Colias alexandra

Queen Alexandra's Sulphur

Colias christina

Christina's Sulphur

Colias eurytheme

Orange Sulphur

Colias philodice

Common Sulphur

Colobura annulata

Annulata Mosaic

Colobura dirce

Mosaic

Consul fabius

Tiger with Tails

Contrafacia imma

Orcynia Hairstreak

Cyanophrys herodotus

Tropical Greenstreak

Cycloglypha thrasibulus

Violaceous Bent-Skipper

Cyllopsis pyracmon

Nabokov's Satyr

Danaus plexippus

Monarch

Diaethria anna

Anna's 88

Diaethria pandama

Orange-banded 88

Dione juno

Juno Longwing

Dione moneta

Moneta Longwing

Doxocopa cyane

Cyan Emperor

Doxocopa laure

Immaculate Emperor

Doxocopa pavon

Pavon Emperor

Dryadula phaetusa

Banded Longwing

Dryas iulia

Julia

Dynamine postverta

4-spot Sailor

Eantis thraso

Southern Sicklewing

Echinargus isola

Reakirt's Blue

Emesis ares

Chiricahua Metalmark

Enantia lina

Common Mimic White

Enantia melite

Melite Mimic White

Epargyreus clarus

Cramer's Silver-drop Skipper

Erebia epipsodea

Common Alpine

Eresia clio

Common Crescent

Erora carla

Carla Hairstreak

Erynnis funeralis

Funereal Duskywing

Eueides aliphera

Juliette

Eunica malvina

Malvina Purplewing

Eunica volumna

Blue-celled Purplewing

Euphydryas anicia

Anicia Checkerspot

Euphyes dion

Dion Skipper

Euptoieta claudia

Variegated Fritillary

Euptoieta hegesia

Mexican Fritillary

Euptychia jesia

Jesia Ringlet

Eurema albula

White Grass Yellow

Eurema arbela

Boisduval's Grass Yellow

Eurema daira

Curved-bar Grass Yellow

Eurema elathea

Straight-barred Grass Yellow

Eurema mexicana

Mexican Grass Yellow

Everes amyntula

Western Short-tailed Blue

Fountainea halice

Ruddy Leafwing

Fountainea ryphea

Flamingo Leafwing

Gargina gargophia

Gargophia Hairstreak

Gargina gnosia

Gnosia Hairstreak

Glaucopsyche lygdamus

Silvery Blue

Gorgythion begga

Pyralina Skipper

Greta andromica

Andromica Glasswing

Hamadryas amphinome

Red Cracker

Hamadryas februa

Februa Cracker

Hamadryas feronia

Feronia Cracker

Hamadryas fornax

Orange Cracker

Hamadryas laodamia

Starry Night Cracker

Heliconius charithonia

Zebra Longwing

Heliconius cydno

White-barred Longwing

Heliconius doris

The Doris

Heliconius erato

Common Longwing

Heliconius hecale

Polymorphic Longwing

Hemiargus ceraunus

Ceraunus Blue

Heraclides anchisiades

Ruby-spotted Swallowtail

Heraclides astyalus

Broad-banded Swallowtail

Heraclides cresphontes

Giant Swallowtail

Heraclides thoas

King Page Swallowtail

Heraclides torquatus

Torquatus Swallowtail

Hermeuptychia hermes

Hermes Ringlet

Hesperia comma

Common Branded Skipper

Hesperocharis graphites

Mexican Marbled White

Historis odius

Stinky Leafwing

Hypanartia lethe

Orange Admiral

Hypna clytemnestra

Marbled Leafwing

Icaricia icarioides

Boisduval's Blue

Icaricia saepiolus

Greenish Blue

Junonia coenia

Northern Buckeye

Junonia genoveva

Genoveva Buckeye

Lethe eurydice

Eyed Brown

Libytheana carinenta

American Snout

Limenitis archippus

Viceroy

Limenitis arthemis

Red-spotted Purple / American White Admiral

Lycaena editha

Edith's Copper

Lycaena epixanthe

Bog Copper

Lycaena helloides

Purplish Copper

Lycaena hyllus

Bronze Copper

Lycaena nivalis

Lilac-bordered Copper

Lycaena rubidus

Ruddy Copper

Lycorea halia

Tiger-mimic Queen

Magneuptychia libye

Libye Ringlet

Manataria hercyna

White-spotted Satyr

Marpesia chiron

Many-banded Daggerwing

Marpesia marcella

Pansy Daggerwing

Marpesia petreus

Red Daggerwing

Marpesia zerynthia

The Waiter

Mechanitis lysimnia

Sweet-oil Tiger

Mechanitis polymnia

Common Tiger

Megisto cymela

Common Tiger

Melete lycimnia

Primrose Flag

Memphis oenomais

Oenomais Leafwing

Memphis xenocles

Westwood's Leafwing

Ministrymon leda

Mesquite Ministreak

Ministrymon zilda

Square-spotted Ministreak

Morpho helenor

Common Blue Morpho

Nathalis iole

Dwarf Yellow

Neographium agesilaus

Common Swordtail

Neographium dioxippus

Thick-bordered Kite Swallowtail

Nica flavilla

Little Banner

Ochlodes sylvanoides

Western Skipper

Oeneis chryxus

Chryxus Arctic Grayling

Opsiphanes tamarindi

Tamarindi Owlet

Ostrinotes halciones

Druce's Pearly Hairstreak

Papilio machaon

Old World Swallowtail

Papilio polyxenes

Black Swallowtail

Pareuptychia ocirrhoe

Banded White Ringlet

Parides sesostris

Sesostris Cattleheart

Parnassius clodius

American Apollo

Parnassius smintheus

Rocky Mountain Apollo

Pereute charops

Boisduval's Torrent Raven

Philaethria dido

Dido Longwing

Phoebis argante

Apricot Sulphur

Phoebis neocypris

Tailed Sulphur

Phoebis philea

Orange-barred Sulphur

Phoebis sennae

Cloudless Sulphur

Pholisora catullus

Common Sootywing

Phyciodes cocyta

Northern Crescent

Phyciodes pulchella

Field Crescent

Pieriballia viardi

Viardi White

Plejebus argus

Northern Blue

Poanes zabulon

Zabulon Skipper

Polites draco

Draco Skipper

Polygonia comma

Eastern Comma

Polygonia interrogationis

Question Mark

Polygonia progne

Gray Comma

Protographium marcellus

Zebra Swallowtail

Pterourus glaucus

Tiger Swallowtail

Pterourus menatius

Crimson-spotted Swallowtail

Pterourus rutulus

Western Tiger Swallowtail

Pterourus troilus

Spicebush Swallowtail

Pyrgus albescens

White Checkered Skipper

Pyrgus centaureae

Northern Grizzled Skipper

Pyrgus oileus

Tropical Checkered Skipper

Pyrisitia proterpia

Tailed Orange

Pyrrhogyra edocla

Edocla Redring

Pyrrhogyra otolais

Common Redring

Rekoa meton

Tiger-eye Hairstreak

Rekoa palegon

Gold-bordered Hairstreak

Rhabdodryas trite

Straight-line Sulphur

Saliana salius

Cramer's Proboscis Skipper

Satyrium behrii

Orange Hairstreak

Satyrium saepium

Buckthorn Hairstreak

Satyrium semiluna

Sagebrush Sooty Hairstreak

Satyrium titus

Coral Hairstreak

Siderone galanthis

Scarlet Leafwing

Siproeta epaphus

Rusty-tipped Page

Siproeta stelenes

Malachite

Smyrna blomfildia

Blomfild's Bark

Spathilepia clonius

Angulate Spreadwing

Speyeria aphrodite

Aphrodite Fritillary

Speyeria callippe

Boisduval's Spangled Fritillary

Speyeria cybele

Great Spangled Fritillary

Speyeria egleis

Great Basin Fritillary

Speyeria hesperis

Northwestern Fritillary

Speyeria idalia

Regal Fritillary

Speyeria zerene

Zerene Fritillary

Strymon columella

Hewitson's Hairstreak

Strymon melinus

Grey Hairstreak

Strymon mulucha

Mottled Scrub-Hairstreak

Systasea zampa

Arizona Powdered-Skipper

Taygetis mermeria

Taygetis Wood Nymph

Temenis laothoe

Tomato

Texola perse

Arizona Checkerspot

Theagenes aegides

White-centred Bent Skipper

Thymelicus lineola

European Skipper

Tithorea harmonia

Harmonia Tiger

Urbanus dorantes

Dorantes Longtail

Urbanus proteus

Proteus Longtail

Urbanus teleus

Teleus Longtail

Vanessa virginiensis

American Painted Lady

Vettius marcus

Marcus Skipper

Wallengrenia otho

Southern Broken Dash

Zaretis isodora

Isodora Leafwing

Zerene cesonia

Southern Dog Face

Zizula cyna

Cyna Blue

 

 

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