American snout butterfly resting with wings folded

    American Snout

    Libytheana carinent
    Bronze copper butterfly perched on a grass blade, wings closed

    Bronze Copper

    Lycaena hyllus (syn. Hyllolycaena hyllus; Lycaena thoe)
    Several regal fritillaries feeding on butterfly weed

    Butterflies and Skippers

    More than 700 species in North America north of Mexico
    image of a Checkered White, Twigs

    Checkered White

    Pontia protodice
    Coral hairstreak butterfly on butterfly weed flowers

    Coral Hairstreak

    Satyrium titus (syn. Harkenclenus titus)
    Photo of a dainty sulphur perched on a dried flower, side view

    Dainty Sulphur

    Nathalis iole
    Photo of an Eastern Tailed-Blue

    Eastern Tailed-Blue

    Cupido comyntas
    Photo of a falcate orangetip nectaring on a spring beauty flower

    Falcate Orangetip

    Anthocharis midea
    Photo of a gray copper butterfly nectaring on butterfly weed flowers

    Gray Copper (Great Copper)

    Lycaena dione (formerly Gaeides xanthoides dione)
    Photo of a Gray Hairstreak

    Gray Hairstreak

    Strymon melinus
    Photo of a little yellow nectaring on a native aster flower

    Little Yellow

    Pyrisitia lisa (syn. Eurema lisa)
    Photo of a pearl crescent

    Pearl Crescent

    Phyciodes tharos
    Photo of a red-banded hairstreak

    Red-Banded Hairstreak

    Calycopis cecrops
    Photo of a Summer Azure

    Summer Azure

    Celastrina neglecta