Several regal fritillaries feeding on butterfly weed

    Butterflies and Skippers

    More than 700 species in North America north of Mexico
    Coral hairstreak butterfly on butterfly weed flowers

    Coral Hairstreak

    Satyrium titus (syn. Harkenclenus titus)
    Photo of an Eastern Tailed-Blue

    Eastern Tailed-Blue

    Cupido comyntas
    Polyphemus Moth, Belton MO

    Giant Silkworm and Royal Moths

    About 75 species in North America north of Mexico
    Photo of a Gray Hairstreak

    Gray Hairstreak

    Strymon melinus
    Forage looper moth perched on a brick wall, viewed from side

    Moths

    More than 12,000 species in North America north of Mexico
    Olive hairstreak butterfly taking nectar from butterfly weed flowers

    Olive Hairstreak (Juniper Hairstreak)

    Callophrys gryneus gryneus (syn. Mitoura gryneus gryneus)
    Photo of a red-banded hairstreak

    Red-Banded Hairstreak

    Calycopis cecrops