Several regal fritillaries feeding on butterfly weed

    Butterflies and Skippers

    More than 700 species in North America north of Mexico
    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
    Gray comma perched on a flower, winged closed

    Gray Comma

    Polygonia progne
    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