Several regal fritillaries feeding on butterfly weed

    Butterflies and Skippers

    More than 700 species in North America north of Mexico
    Photo of a Cabbage White

    Cabbage White

    Pieris rapae
    image of a Checkered White, Twigs

    Checkered White

    Pontia protodice
    image of a Clouded Sulphur on a wildflower

    Clouded Sulphur

    Colias philodice
    Gray comma perched on a flower, winged closed

    Gray Comma

    Polygonia progne
    Photo of a little yellow nectaring on a native aster flower

    Little Yellow

    Pyrisitia lisa (syn. Eurema lisa)
    Photo of a Painted Lady

    Painted Lady

    Vanessa cardui
    Photo of a pearl crescent

    Pearl Crescent

    Phyciodes tharos
    Photo of a Question Mark

    Question Mark

    Polygonia interrogationis
    Photo of a red admiral butterfly, wings spread.

    Red Admiral

    Vanessa atalanta
    Photo of a southern dogface taking nectar on a pale purple coneflower

    Southern Dogface

    Zerene cesonia (formerly Colias cesonia)
    image of a Tawny Emperor, Wings Spread

    Tawny Emperor

    Asterocampa clyton