Several regal fritillaries feeding on butterfly weed

    Butterflies and Skippers

    More than 700 species in North America north of Mexico
    Photo of a Common Checkered Skipper
    Photo of a Delaware Skipper

    Delaware Skipper

    Anatrytone logan
    Photo of a Least Skipper

    Least Skipper

    Ancyloxypha numitor
    Photo of a Northern Cloudywing

    Northern Cloudywing

    Thorybes pylades
    Photo of a Peck's Skipper

    Peck's Skipper

    Polites peckius
    image of a Sachem, Wings Folded

    Sachem

    Atalopedes campestris
    Image of a silver-spotted skipper

    Silver-Spotted Skipper

    Epargyreus clarus
    Photo of an unidentified grass skipper

    Skippers

    About 275 species in North America north of Mexico