Several regal fritillaries feeding on butterfly weed

    Butterflies and Skippers

    More than 700 species in North America north of Mexico
    Photo of a Cabbage White

    Cabbage White

    Pieris rapae
    image of a Clouded Sulphur on a wildflower

    Clouded Sulphur

    Colias philodice
    photo of a Cloudless Sulphur nectaring on a thistle

    Cloudless Sulphur

    Phoebis sennae
    Photo of a common wood-nymph butterfly

    Common Wood Nymph

    Cercyonis pegala
    Photo of a dainty sulphur perched on a dried flower, side view

    Dainty Sulphur

    Nathalis iole
    Photo of a falcate orangetip nectaring on a spring beauty flower

    Falcate Orangetip

    Anthocharis midea
    Great Spangled Fritillary, Wings Spread, nectaring on milkweed flowers
    Photo of a little yellow nectaring on a native aster flower

    Little Yellow

    Pyrisitia lisa (syn. Eurema lisa)
    Photo of a silvery checkerspot, Wings Folded

    Silvery Checkerspot

    Chlosyne nycteis
    Photo of a southern dogface taking nectar on a pale purple coneflower

    Southern Dogface

    Zerene cesonia (formerly Colias cesonia)
    Photo of a Spicebush Swallowtail, Male, Wings Spread

    Spicebush Swallowtail

    Pterourus troilus