American snout butterfly resting with wings folded

    American Snout

    Libytheana carinent
    Several regal fritillaries feeding on butterfly weed

    Butterflies and Skippers

    More than 700 species in North America north of Mexico
    Common buckeye butterfly nectaring on a flower, wings spread

    Common Buckeye

    Junonia coenia
    Photo of an eastern comma butterfly, wings spread, showing dorsal side of wings

    Eastern Comma

    Polygonia comma
    Photo of a falcate orangetip nectaring on a spring beauty flower

    Falcate Orangetip

    Anthocharis midea
    Little wood satyr resting with wings closed

    Little Wood Satyr

    Megisto cymela
    Northern pearly-eye resting with wings closed

    Northern Pearly-Eye

    Enodia anthedon (syn. Lethe anthedon)
    Photo of a pearl crescent

    Pearl Crescent

    Phyciodes tharos
    Photo of a silvery checkerspot, Wings Folded

    Silvery Checkerspot

    Chlosyne nycteis
    image of a Tawny Emperor, Wings Spread

    Tawny Emperor

    Asterocampa clyton