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 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)
    Olive hairstreak butterfly taking nectar from butterfly weed flowers

    Olive Hairstreak (Juniper Hairstreak)

    Callophrys gryneus gryneus (syn. Mitoura gryneus gryneus)
    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