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Butterflies Moths

Swallowtails (Papilionidae)
Pipevine Swallowtail (Battus philenor)
Polydamas Swallowtail (Battus polydamas)

Zebra Swallowtail (Eurytides marcellus)
photos added 02/19/18
Giant Swallowtail (Papilio cresphontes) 
photos added 02/19/18
Pale Tiger Swallowtail (Papilio eurymedon)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (Papilio glaucus) 
Old World Swallowtail (Papilio machaon)
Two-tailed Tiger Swallowtail (Papilio multicauda)
photos added 02/19/18
Ornythion Swallowtail (Papilio ornythion)

Palamedes Swallowtail (Papilio palamedes)
photos added 02/19/18
Three-tailed Tiger Swallowtail (Papilio pilumnus)
Black Swallowtail (Papilio polyxenes)
photos added 02/17/18
Western Tiger Swallowtail (Papilio rutulus)

Spicebush Swallowtail (Papilio troilus)
Anise Swallowtail (Papilio zelicaon)
  
Clodius Parnassian (Parnassius clodius) photos added 02/19/18
Rocky Mountain Parnassian (Parnassius smintheus) NEW! photos added 02/19/18



Whites & Sulfurs (Pieridae)
Sleepy Orange (Abaeis nicippe)
White Angled Sulfur (Anteos chlorinde)
Yellow Angled Sulfur (Anteos maerula)

Great Southern White (Ascia monuste) photos added 02/17/18
Queen Alexandra's Sulphur (Colias alexandra)

Orange Sulphur (Colias eurytheme)
Pink-edged Sulphur (Colias interior)
Boisduval's Yellow (Eurema boisduvaliana)
Little Yellow (Eurema lisa) NEW!photos added 02/17/18
Mexican Yellow (Eurema mexicana)

Giant White (Ganyra josephina) NEW! photos added 02/17/18
Lyside Sulphur (Kricogonia lyside)
 
Pine White (Neophasia menapia)
Dainty Sulphur (Nythalis iole)
photos added 02/17/18
Large Orange Sulphur (Phoebis agarithe)

Orange-barred Sulphur (Phoebis philea) NEW! photos added 02/17/18
Cloudless Sulphur (Phoebis sennae)
photos added 02/17/18
Cabbage White (Pieris rapae)
Western White (Pontia occidentalis)
Checkered White (Pontia protodice)
Tailed Orange (Pyrisitia proterpia) NEW! photos added 02/17/18
Mimosa Yellow (Pyrisitia nise)
Southern Dogface (Zerene cesonia)
photos added 02/17/18
Mixed Yellows



Blues, Coppers, and Hairstreaks (Lycaenidae)

Subfamily Lycaeninae - coppers
Tailed Copper (Lycaena arota)
Lustrous Copper (Lycaena cupreus)
Dorcas Copper (Lycaena dorcas)
Edith's Copper (Lycaena editha)

Bog Copper (Lycaena epixanthe)

Gorgon Copper (Lycaena gorgon)
Blue Copper (Lycaena heteronea)
Purplish Copper (Lycaena helloides)
photos added 02/17/18
Bronze Copper (Lycaena hyllus)
Mariposa Copper (Lycaena mariposa)

American Copper (Lycaena phalaeas)
Ruddy Copper (Lycaena rubidus)


Subfamily Theclinae - hairstreaks

Great Purple Hairstreak (Atlides halesus)   
Western Pine Elfin (Callophrys euryphon)
Juniper Hairstreak (Callophrys gryneus)

Henry's Elfin (Callophrys henrici)

Frosted Elfin (Callophrys irus)
Nelson's Hairstreak (Callophyrs nelsoni)

Eastern Pine Elfin (Callophrys niphon)
Thicket Hairstreak (Callophrys spinetorum)
Red-banded Hairstreak (Calycopis cecrops)

Dusky-blue Groundstreak (Calycopis isobeon)
photos added 02/17/18
Silver-banded Hairstreak (Chlorostrymon simaethis) photos added 02/17/18
Superb Cycadean (Eumeaus childrenae)

Clytie Ministreak (Ministrymon clytie) 

Leda Ministreak (Ministrymon leda)

Soapberry Hairstreak (Phaeostrymon alcestis)

Behr's Hairstreak (Satyrium behrii)
Banded Hairstreak (Satyrium calanus)

California Hairstreak (Satyrium californica)

Hickory Hairstreak (Satryrium caryaevorum)

Edward's Hairstreak (Satryium edwardsii)

King's Hairstreak (Satyrium kingi)

Striped Hairstreak (Satyrium liparops)
Sylvan Hairstreak (Satyrium sylvinus)

Coral Hairstreak (Satyrium titus)
White Scrub-Hairstreak (Strymon albata)
Lantana Scrub-Hairstreak (Strymon bazochii)
photos added 02/17/18
Mallow Scrub-Hairstreak (Strymon istapa)

Gray Hairstreak (Strymon melinus)
photos added 02/17/18
Big Bend Scrub-Hairstreak (Strymon solitario)
Orange-crescent Groundstreak (Ziegleria guzanta)


Subfamily Polyommatinae - blues
Western Pygmy Blue (Brephidium exilis)  
Spring Azure (Celestrina ladon complex)
Western Tailed Blue (Cupido amyntula)
Eastern Tailed Blue (Cupido comyntas)
Reakirt's Blue (Echinargus isola)

Square-dotted Blue (Euphilotes battoides complex)

Silvery Blue (Glaucopsyche lygdamus)
Ceraunus Blue (Hemiargus ceraunus)

Cassius Blue (Leptotes cassius)
photos added 02/17/18
Marine Blue (Leptotes marina)
Acmon Blue (Plebejus acmon)

Boisduval's Blue (Plebejus icarioides)
Northern Blue (Plebejus idas)
photos added 02/17/18
Melissa Blue (Plebejus melissa)
photos added 02/17/18
Greenish Blue (Plebejus saepiolus)
photos added 02/17/18



Metalmarks (Riodiniadae)

Mexican Metalmark (Apodemia duryi) NEW! photos added 02/17/18
Mormon Metalmark (Apodemia mormo)

Palmer's Metalmark (Apodemia palmeri)

Walker's Metalmark (Apodemia walkeri)

Arizona Metalmark (Calephelis arizonensis)
Swamp Metalmark (Calephelis muticum)
Fatal Metalmark (Calephelis nemesis)
Rounded Metalmark (Calephelis perditalis)

Rawson's Metalmark (Calephelis rawsoni)
Red-bordered Metalmark (Caria ino)  photos added 02/17/18
Ares Metalmark (Emesis ares)
Curve-winged Metalmark (Emesis emesia)
Zela Metalmark (Emesis zela)
Blue Metalmark (Lasaia sula)
photos added 02/17/18
Red-bordered Pixie (Melanis pixe) photos added 02/17/18



Brushfooted Butterflies (Nymphalidae)

Subfamily Heliconinae - longwings & fritillaries
Gulf Fritillary (Agraulis vanillae) photos added 02/19/18
Purplish Fritillary (Boloria chariclea) NEW! photos added 02/19/18
Silver-bordered Fritillary (Boloria selene)
photos added 02/17/18
Mexican Silverspot (Dione moneta)
Julia (Dryas iulia)  photos added 02/17/18
Variegated Fritillary (Euptoieta claudia)
photos added 02/17/18
Mexican Fritillary (Euptoieta hagesia)
photos added 02/17/18
Zebra Longwing (Heliconia charithonia)  
photos added 02/17/18
Aphrodite Fritillary (Speyeria aphrodite) photos added 02/19/18
Atlantis Fritillary (Speyeria atlantis)
Coronis Fritillary (Speyeria coronis) NEW! photos added 02/19/18
Great Spangled Fritillary (Speyeria cybele)
 
photos added 02/19/18
Diana Fritillary (Speyeria diana)
Great Basin Fritillary (Speyeria egleis) NEW! photos added 02/19/18
Northwestern Fritillary (Speyeria hesperis)
photos added 02/19/18
Mormon Fritillary (Speyeria mormon) NEW! photos added 02/19/18
Zerene Fritillary (Speyeria zerene)


Subfamily Nymphalinae - checkerspots & crescents
Texan Crescent (Anthanassa texana)
Pale-banded Crescent (Anthanassa tulcis) photos added 02/17/18
Chinati Checkerspot (Chlosyne chinatiensis) NEW! photos added 02/17/18
Banded Patch (Chlosyne endeis)

Gorgone Checkerspot (Chlosyne gorgone) photos added 02/19/18
Fulvia Checkerspot (Chlosyne fulvia)

Harris's Checkerspot (Chlosyne harrisii)

Crimson Patch (Chlosyne janais) photos added 02/17/18
Bordered Patch (Chlosyne lacinia)
photos added 02/19/18
Marina Patch (Chlosyne marina)
Silvery Checkerspot (Chlosyne nycteis) NEW! photos added 02/19/18
Northern Checkerspot (Chlosyne palla)
photos added 02/19/18
Theona Patch (Chlosyne theona)
 photos added 02/19/18
Tiny Checkerspot (Dymasia dymas) photos added 02/19/18
Variable Checkerspot (Euphydryas chalcedona) photos added 02/19/18
Edith's Checkerspot (Euphydryas edithe) photos added 02/19/18
Baltimore Checkerspot (Euphydryas phaeton)
Elf (Microtia elva)
Dotted Checkerspot (Poladryas minuta)

Northern Crescent (Phyciodes coccyta)

Mylitta Crescent (Phyciodes mylitta)
Pale Crescent (Phyciodes pallida) NEW! photos added 02/19/18
Phaon Crescent (Phyciodes phaon)
photos added 02/19/18
Painted Crescent (Phyciodes picta)

Field Crescent (Phyciodes pulchella) 
photos added 02/19/18
Pearl Crescent (Phyciodes tharos) photos added 02/19/18
Vesta Crescent (Phyciodes vesta) 
Elada Checkerspot (Texola elada)

Subfamily Nymphalinae - ladies & commas

Milbert's Tortoiseshell (Aglais milberti)
Banded Peacock (Anartia fatima)  
White Peacock (Anartia jatrophae) photos added 02/19/18
Common Buckeye (Junonia coenia)
 photos added 02/19/18
Tropical Buckeye (Junonia evarete) photos added 02/19/18
Mangrove Buckeye (Junonia genoveva) NEW! photos added 02/19/18
Yellow Pansy (Junonia hierta)

Mourning Cloak (Nymphalis antiopa)
photos added 02/19/18
California Tortoiseshell (Nymphalis californica)
Compton Tortoiseshell (Nymphalis vaualbum)

Eastern Comma (Polygonia comma)
Green Comma (Polygonia faunus)

Hoary Comma (Polygonia gracilis)

Question Mark (Polygonia interrogationis) photos added 02/19/18
Red Admiral (Vanessa atalanta)

Painted Lady (Vanessa cardui)

American Lady (Vanessa virginiensis)
 

Subfamily Limnetidinae - admirals & sisters
California Sister (Adelpha californica)
Arizona Sister (Adelpha eulalia)

Band-celled Sister (Adelpha fessonia)
Viceroy (Limnetis archippus)

Red-spotted Purple (Limentis arthemis)

White Admiral (Limnetis arthemis) 
 
Lorquin's Admiral (Limnetis lorquini)
Weidemeyer's Admiral (Limnetis weidemeyeri)
 

Subfamily Biblidinae - exotic brushfoots
Dingy Purplewing (Eunica monima) NEW! photos added 02/19/18
Gray Cracker (Hamadryas februa)

Guatemalan Cracker (Hamadryas guatemalena)

Common Mestra (Mestra amymone) photos added 02/19/18
Blackened Bluewing (Myscelia cyananthe)
Mexican Bluewing (Myscelia ethusa)


Subfamily Charaxinae - leafwings

Tropical Leafwing (Anaea aidea)

Goatweed Leafwing (Anaea andria)

Many-banded Daggerwing (Marpesia chiron)

Ruddy Daggerwing (Marpesia petreus)
photos added 02/17/18

Subfamily  Apaturinae - emperors
Hackberry Emperor (Asterocampa celtis)
Tawny Emperor (Asterocampa clyton)
Empress Leilia (Asterocampa leilia) NEW! photos added 02/17/18
Silver Emperor (Doxocopa laure)

Pavon Emperor (Doxocapa pavon) NEW! photos added 02/17/18

Subfamily Libytheinae - snouts
American Snout (Libytheana carinenta)

Subfamily Danainae - milkweed butterflies
African Monarch (Danaus chrysippus)
Soldier (Danaus eresimus)

Queen (Danaus glippus)
 photos added 02/17/18
Monarch (Danaus plexippus) photos added 02/17/18

Subfamily Satyrinae - satyrs
Mead's Wood Nymph (Cercyonis meadii)

Small Wood Nymph (Cercyonis oetus)
photos added 02/19/18
Common Wood Nymph (Cercyonis pegala)
photos added 02/19/18
Great Basin Wood Nymph (Cercyonis sthenele)
Hayden's Ringlet (Coenonymphala haydenii) NEW! photos added 02/19/18
Common Ringlet (Coenonymphala tullia)
photos added 02/19/18
Gemmed Satyr (Cyllopsis gemma) photos added 02/19/18
Canyonland Satyr (Cyllopsis pertepida) NEW! photos added 02/19/18
Nabokov's Satyr (Cyllopsis pyracmon)

Northern Pearly Eye (Enodia anthedon)
photos added 02/19/18
Creole Pearly Eye (Enodia creola)
Southern Pearly Eye (Enodia portlandia)
 
Common Alpine (Erebia episodea) NEW! photos added 02/19/18
Red-bordered Satyr (Gyrocheilus patrobas)

Hermes Satyr (Hermaptychia hermes)

Carolina Satyr (Hermaptychia sosybius)
  
Little Wood-Satyr (Megisto cymela)
Red Satyr (Megisto rubricata) 

Jutta Arctic (Oeneis jutta) NEW! photos added 02/19/18
Appalachian Brown (Satyrodes appalachia)

Eyed Brown (Satyrodes eurydice)




Skippers (Hesperiidae)
Subfamily Hesperiinae - grass skippers
Chisos Giant Skipper (Agathymus chisosensis)
Huachuca Giant Skipper (Agathymus evansi)

Coahuila Giant Skipper (Agathymus remingtoni)

Bronze Roadside-Skipper (Amblyscirtes aeneus)
Lace-winged Roadside-Skipper (Amblyscirtes aescalupius)

Celia Roadside-Skipper (Amblyscirtes celia)
Dotted Roadside-Skipper (Amblyscirtes eos)
Large Roadside-Skipper (Amblyscirtes exoteria)
Slaty Roadside-Skipper (Amblyscirtes nereus)

Nysa Roadside-Skipper (Amblyscirtes nysa)
Oslar's Roadside-Skipper (Amblyscirtes oslari)
Common Roadside-Skipper (Amblyscirtes vialis)
Delaware Skipper (Anatrytone logan) 
Tropical Least Skipper (Ancyloxypha arene) 
Least Skipper (Ancyloxypha numitor)
Sachem (Atalopedes campestris)

Brazilian Skipper (Calpodes ethlius)

Orange Skipperling (Copaeodes aurantiaca) 

Southern Skipperling  (Copaeodes minima) 
Dun Skipper (Euphyes vestris)
Western Branded Skipper (Hesperia colorado)
Uncas Skipper (Hesperia uncas)

Green Skipper (Hesperia viridis)
Fiery Skipper (Hylephila phyleus)
Clouded Skipper (Larema accius)

Eufala Skipper (Lerodea eufala)
Woodland Skipper (Ochlodes sylvanoides)
Julia's Skipper (Nastra julia)
Ocola Skipper (Panoquina ocola) NEW! photos added 02/17/18
Purple-washed Skipper (Panoquina sylvicola)
NEW! photos added 02/17/18
Hobomok Skipper (Paones hobomok)

Zabulon Skipper (Paones zabulon)

Many-spotted Skipperling (Piruna aea)
Long Dash (Polites mystic)
Crossline Skipper (Polites origines)
Tawny-edged Skipper (Polites themistocles)
Whirlabout (Polites vibex) 
Little Glasswing (Pompeius verna)
Common Mellana (Quasimellana eulogius) NEW! photos added 02/17/18
Osca Skipper (Rhinthon osca)
European Skipper (Thymelicus lineola)

Northern Broken-Dash (Wallengrenia egeremet)
Southern Broken-Dash (Wallengrenia otho) 

Subfamily Pyrrhopyginae - Firetips
Dull Firetip (Pyrrhopyge araxes)


Subfamily Pyrginae - spreadwing skippers

Desert Cloudywing (Achalarus casica)
Hoary Edge (Achalarus lyciades)
 
Coyote Cloudywing (Achalarus toxeus)
Gold-spotted Aguna (Aguna asander)

Two-barred Flasher (Astraptes fulgerator)
Golden-banded Skipper (Auochton callus)

Common Streaky Skipper (Celotes nessus)
White-striped Longtail (Chioides catillus)
photos added 02/17/18
Zilpa Longtail (Chioides zilpa)
White Patch Skipper (Chiomara asychis) photos added 02/17/18
Arizona Skipper (Codatractus arizonensis)

Gold Costa Skipper (Cogia caicus)

Mimosa Skipper (Cogia calchas)
photos added 02/17/18
Acacia Skipper (Cogia hippalus)

Sickle-winged Skipper (Eantis tamenund)
photos added 02/17/18
Silver-spotted Skipper (Epargyreus clarus)

Afranius Duskywing (Erynnis afranius) NEW! photos added 02/17/18
Funereal Duskywing (Erynnis funerealis)
NEW! photos added 02/17/18
Horace's Duskywing (Erynnis horatius)

Juvenal's Duskywing (Erynnis juvenalis)
Meridian Duskywing (Erynnis meridianalis)

Rocky Mountain Duskywing (Erynnis telemachus)

Mournful Duskywing (Erynnis tristis)
photos added 02/17/18
Zarucco Duskywing (Erynnis zarucco)
Erichson's White-Skipper (Heliopetes domicella)

Laviana White Skipper (Heliopetes laviana)
 photos added 02/17/18
Turk's Cap White Skipper (Heliopetes macaira)
Glazed Pellicia (Pellicia arina) NEW! photos added 02/17/18
Guava Skipper (Phocides polybius)

Common Sootywing (Pholisora catullus)  

White Checkered Skipper (Pyrgus albescens)

Common/White Checkered Skipper (Pyrgus communis/albescens)
photos added 02/17/18
Tropical Checkered Skipper (Pyrgus oileus)
Desert Checkered Skipper (Pyrgus philetas)
photos added 02/17/18
Golden-headed Scallopwing (Staphylus ceos)
Mazans Scallopwing (Staphylus mazans)
  photos added 02/17/18
Texas Powdered Skipper (Systasea pulverulenta)
photos added 02/17/18
Arizona Powdered Skipper (Systasea zampa)
Southern Cloudywing (Thorybes bathyllus)

Confused Cloudywing (Thorybes confusis)
Drusius Cloudywing (Thorybes drusius)
Northern Cloudywing (Thorybes pylades)
Dorantes Longtail (Urbanus dorantes)
photos added 02/17/18
Brown Longtail (Urbanus procne)
photos added 02/17/18
Long-tailed Skipper (Urbanus proteus) 
photos added 02/17/18
 





 

Fungus Moths (Tineidae)
Eastern Grass Tubeworm Moth (Acrolophus plumifrontella)
Dytopasta yumaella

Saffron-headed Monopis (Monopis crocicapitella)


Ermine Moths (Yponomeutidae)
Ailanthus Webworm Moth (Atteva aurea) photos added 02/17/18
American Ermine (Yponomeuta multipunctuella)


Grass Miner Moths (Elachistidae)
Ethmia angustalatella
Ladder-backed Ethmia (Ethmia delliella) NEW! photos added 02/17/18
Mountain-mohagany Moth (Ethmia discostrigella)

Ethmia hagenella
photos added 02/17/18
Ethmia pratiella
photos added 02/17/18
Ethmia semilugens NEW! photos added 02/17/18
Pyramidobela
undescribed Texas Species



Tropical Burnet Moths (Lacturidae)
Lactura atrolinea NEW! photos added 02/17/18


Twirler Moths (Gelechiidae)
Redbud Leaffolder Moth (Fascista cercerisella)



Slug Moths (Limacodidae)
Shagreeened Slug Moth (Apoda biguttata)
Rectilinea Slug Moth (Apoda rectilinea)
Cryptophobetron oropreso
Euclea incisa

Yellow-shouldered Slug Moth (Lithacodes fascicola)
Skiff Moth (Prolimacodes badia)


Clearwing Borer Moths (Sesiidae)
Carmenta armasta
Melittia calabaza


Carpenter and Leopard Moths (Cossidae)

Poplar Carpenter Moth (Acossus populi)
Iguromorpha itzalana




Leafroller Moths (Tortricidae)
Colorado Leafroller (Argyrotaenia coloradanus) NEW! photos added 02/17/18
Lined Oak Leafroller (Argyrotaenia quercifoliana)

Spruce Budworm Moth (Choristoneura fumiferana)
Oblique-banded Leafroller (Choristoneura rosaceana)

White-triangle Clepsis (Clepsis persicana)

Eucosoma morrisoni
Eucosoma persolita
Hystrichophora vestaliana
Three-lined Leafroller (Pandemis limitata)
Sparganothis pulcherrimana
Sparganothis sulfureana





Plume Moths (Pterophoridae)
Ambrosia Plume Moth (Adaina ambrosiae)
Anstenoptilia marmarodactyla 
Dejongia californicus
Morning-glory Plume Moth (Emmelina monodactyla)
Buck's Plume Moth (Geina bucksi)
Gillmeria pallidactyla
NEW! photos added 02/17/18
Hellinsia longifrons

Michaelophorus indentatus NEW! photos added 02/17/18
Artichoke Plume Moth (Platyptilia carduidactylus)
photos added 02/17/18



Pyralid Moths (Pyralidae)
Ambesa laetella
Cacozelia pemphusalis

Diorcytria delectella
Lesser Cornstalk Borer Moth (Elasmopalpus lignosellus)

Yellow-fringed Dolichomia (Hypsopygia olinalis)
Scale-feeding Snout Moth (Laetilia coccidivora)

Parachma orchracealis



Crambid Moths (Crambidae)
Subfamily Acentropinae - Aquatic Crambids
Nymphula Moth (Elophila ekthlipsis)
Pondside Crambid (Elophila icciusalis)

Obscure Pondweed Moth (Parapoynx obscuralis)

Feather-edged Petrophila (Petrophila fulicalis)
Petrophila jaliscalis photos added 02/17/18

Subfamily Crambinae - Grass-veneer Moths
Three-spotted Crambus (Catoptria latiradiellus)
Double-banded Grass-veneer Moth (Crambus agitatellus)

Girard's Grass-veneer Moth (Crambus girardellus)
Leach's Grass-veneer Moth (Crambus leachellus) NEW! photos added 02/17/18
Belted Grass-veneer Moth (Euchromius ocelleus)

Microcrambus croesus
photos added 02/17/18
Bluegrass Webworm Moth (Parapediasia teterrella)
Thaumatopsis bolterellus NEW! photos added 02/17/18
Wooly Grass-veneer Moth (Thaumatopsis pexellus)
Snowy Urola (Urola nivalis) photos added 02/17/18

Subfamily Dichogaminae

Dichogama colotha

Subfamily Evergestinae
Evergestis consimilis
Evergestis obliqualis

Evergestis subterminalis NEW! photos added 02/17/18

Subfamily Glaphyriinae
White-trimmed Abegesta (Abegesta remallalis)
Spotted Peppergrass Moth (Eustixia pupula)
photos added 02/17/18
Cabbage Webworm Moth (Hellula rogatalis)

Subfamily Odontiinae
Frechinia helianthiales
Jativa castanealis photos added 02/17/18
Whip-marked Snout Moth (Microtheoris vibicalis)

Rufous-banded Crambid Moth (Mimoschinia rufofascialis)

Subfamily Pyraustinae - Pyraustine Moths

Garden Webworm Moth (Achyra rantalis) photos added 02/17/18
Hahncappsia pergilvalis
Loxostege albiceralis
European Corn Borer Moth (Ostrinia nubialis)
American Lotus Borer Moth (Ostrinia penitalis)
Pseudopyrausta santatalis NEW! photos added 02/17/18
Inornate Pyrausta (Pyrausta inornatalis)
photos added 02/17/18
Southern Purple Mint Moth (Pyrausta laticlavia) photos added 02/17/18
Fulvous-edged Pyrausta (Pyrausta nexalis)

Pyrausta pseuderosnealis
Pyrausta pseudonythesalis
photos added 02/17/18
Pyrausta subsequalis
Coffee-loving Pyrausta  (Pyrausta tyralis)

Pyrausta unifascialis NEW! photos added 02/17/18
Volupial Pyrausta (Pyrausta volupialis)

Sericoplaga externalis
Genista Broom Moth (Uresiphita reversalis)
Xanthostege roseiterminalis NEW! photos added 02/17/18

Subfamily Spilomelinae
Apilocrocis brumalis NEW! photos added 02/17/18
Yellow-spotted Webworm (Anageshna primordialis)
Hollow-spotted Blepharomastix (Blepharomastix ranalis) photos added 01/17/18
Cnaphalocrocis trapezialis
NEW! photos added 02/17/18
Distinguished Colymychus (
Colomychus talis)
Zebra Conchylodes (Conchylodes ovulalis) photos added 02/17/18
Blush Conchylodes (Conchylodes salamisalis) photos added 02/17/18
Alamo Moth (Condylorrhiza vestigialis) NEW! photos added 02/17/18
Darker Diacme (
Diacme adipaloides) photos added 02/17/18
Paler Diacme (Diacme elealis) photos added 02/17/18
Diacme mopsalis
NEW! photos added 02/17/18
Melonworm Moth (
Diaphania hyalanita) photos added 02/17/18
Fractured Western Snout Moth (Diastictis fracturalis) photos added 02/17/18
Harlequin Webworm Moth (Diathrausta harlequinalis) photos added 02/17/18
Epipagis fenestralis
Eurrhyparodes lygdamis
NEW! photos added 02/17/18
Southern Beet Webworm Moth (Herpetogramma bipunctalis) photos added 02/17/18
Bold-feathered Grass Moth (Herpetogramma pertextalis)
Zigzag Herpetogramma (Herpetogramma thestealis)
Hileithia magualis
photos added 02/17/18
Spotted Beet Webworm Moth (
Hymenia perspectalis)
Lamprosema victoriae
photos added 02/17/18
Eggplant Leafroller (
Lineodes integra)
Loxomorpha flavidissimalis photos added 02/17/18
Loxostegopsis xanthocrypta
NEW! photos added 02/17/18
Eight-barred Lygropia (Lygropia octonalis) photos added 02/17/18
Sweet Potato Leafroller (Lygropia tripunctata) NEW! photos added 02/17/18
Microthyris anormalis NEW! photos added 02/17/18
Lucerne Moth (Nomophila nearctica)

Bean-leaf Webworm Moth (Omiodes indicata) photos added 02/17/18
Satin White Palpita (Palpita flegia) NEW! photos added 02/17/18
Freeman's Palpita (Palpita freemanalis) NEW! photos added 02/17/18
Gracile Palpita (Palpita gracialis)

Spendid Palpita (Palpita magniferalis)
Four-spotted Palpita (Palpita quadristigmalis)
photos added 02/17/18
Scraped Pilocrocis (Pilocrocis ramentalis) photos added 02/17/18
Spotted Polygrammodes (Polygrammodes oxydalis)
Psara dryalis
Psara obscuralis NEW! photos added 02/17/18
Samea baccatalis photos added 02/17/18
Samea druchachalis

Assembly Moth (Samea ecclesialis)
photos added 02/17/18
Samea multiplicalis
Hawaiian Beet Webworm Moth (Spoladea recurvalis)
Orange-spotted Flower Moth (Syngamia florella)
Erythina Borer Moth (Terastia meticulosalis) NEW! photos added 02/17/18
Celery Leaftier Moth (Udea rubigalis)

Hooktip Moths (Depranidae)
Arched Hooktip (Deprana arcuata)
Lettered Habrosyne (Habrosyne scripta)



Geometrid Moths (Geometridae)
Subfamily Ennominae
Acanthotoca graefi photos added 02/17/18
Straw Besma (Besma endropiaria)
Pepper and Salt Geometer (Biston betularia)

Bicolored Chloraspilates (Chloraspilates bicoloraria)
Destutia excelsa
Elm Spanworm (Ennomos subsignaria)
Tuliptree Beauty (Epimecis horatia)

Obtuse Euchlaena (Euchlaena obtusaria)

Green Broomweed Looper (Fernadella fimetaria) NEW! photos added 02/17/18
Gabriola minor

Glena furfuraria
Five-lined Gray (Glena quinquelinearia)

Sulphur Moth (Hesperumia sulphuraria)
One-spotted Variant (Hypagyrtis unipunctata)
Brown-shaded Gray (Iridopsis defectaria) NEW! photos added 02/17/18
Pale-winged Gray (Iridopsis ephyraria)

Iridopsis gemella

Common Lytrosis (Lytrosis unitaria)
Pale-marked Angle (Macaria signaria)
White-tipped Black Moth (Melanochroia chephise) NEW! photos added 02/17/18
Neoterpes ephelidaria

Horned Spanworm (Nematocampa resistaria)
Nepterotaea diagonalis
Spurge Spanworm Moth (Oxydia vesulia) NEW! photos added 02/17/18
Pero ancetaria

Meske's Pero (Pero meskaria) NEW! photos added 02/17/18
Pero occidentalis

Pero radiosaria
NEW! photos added 02/17/18
Phaeoura mexicanaria

Philtraea paucimacula
photos added 02/17/18
Friendly Probole (Probole amicaria)

Pterospoda nigrescensNEW! photos added 02/17/18
Sicya crocearia
Lesser Maple Spanworm (Speranza pustularia)
Stenoporpia blanchardi
Yellow Slant Line (Tetracis crocallata)
Four-spotted Angle Moth (Trigrammia quadrinotaria)
Southern Crocus Geometer (Xanthotype attenuaria)
False Crocus Geometer (Xanthotype uticaria)


Subfamily Geometrinae
Blackberry Looper (Chlorochlamys chloroleucaria) NEW! photos added 02/17/18
Dichorda consequaria
Dichorda rectaria

Phoenix Emerald (Dichrodophora phoenix)

Nemoria obliqua
Single-lined Emerald (Nemoria unitaria)
Nemoria zygotaria
NEW! photos added 02/17/18
Oblique-striped Emerald (Synchlora bistriaria)

Subfamily Larentiinae
Barberry Geometer (Coryphista meadii)
Orange-barred Carpet (Dysstroma hersiliata)
Eubaphe helveta
Beggar Moth (Eubaphe mendica)
Eubaphe unicolor

White Eulithis (Eulithis explanata)
Eupithecia johnstoni

Brown Bark Carpet (Horisme intestinata)
Spear-marked Black (Rheumaptera hastata)
Stamnoctenis morrisata
Stamnodes formosata
Stamnodes
sp. nov. Texas photos added 02/17/18

Subfamily Sterrhinae
Arcobara multilineata photos added 02/17/18
Packard's Wave (Cyclophora packardi) photos added 02/17/18
Sweetfern Geometer (Cyclophora pendulinaria)

Chickweed Geometer (Haemotopis grataria)
Idaea basinta
Light-Ribboned Wave (Leptostales ferruminaria)
Semaeopus ella NEW! photos added 02/17/18
Simple Wave (Scopula junctaria)

Large Lace Border (Scopula limboundata)

Scopula plantagenaria
Scopula umbilicata
photos added 02/17/18



Swallowtail Moths (Uraniidae)
Gray Scoopwing (Callizzia amorata)


Apeteloidid Moths (Apatelodidae)
The Seraph (Olcelostera seraphica) photos added 02/17/18


Tent Caterpillar Moths (Lasiocampidae)
Apotolype brevicrista

Eastern Tent Caterpillar Moth (Malacosoma americanum)
Forest Tent Caterpillar Moth (Malacosoma disstria)

American Lappet Moth (Phyllodesma americana)


Silkmoths (Saturniidae)

Luna Moth (Actias luna)
Mexican Agapema (Agapema anona)
Polyphemus Moth (Antheraea polyphemus)
photos added 01/17/18
Cecrops Eyed Silkmoth (Automeris cecrops)
Io Moth (Automeris io) photos added 02/17/18
Spiny Oakworm Moth (Anisota stigma)

Pink-striped Oakworm Moth (Anisota virginiensis)
Rosy Maple Moth (Dryocampa rubicunda)

Imperial Moth (Eacles imperialis)
photos added 02/17/18
Chinati Buck Moth (Hemileuca chinatiensis) NEW! photos added 02/17/18
Heiligbrodt's Mesquite Moth (Sphingicampa heiligbrodti) photos added 02/17/18
Forbes' Rothschildia (Rothschildia forbesi)



Hawkmoths (Sphingidae)
Clavipes Sphinx (Aellopos clavipes)
Pink-spotted Hawkmoth (Agrius cingulata)
Walnut Sphinx (Amorpha juglandis)

Nessus Sphinx (Amphion floridensis)
Spurious Sphinx (Cautethia spuria) NEW! photos added 02/17/18
Waved Sphinx (Ceratomia undulosa)
Virginia Creeper Sphinx (Darapsa myron)

Ello Sphinx (Erinnyis ello) NEW! photos added 02/17/18
Lassaux's Sphinx (Erinnyis lassauxii)

Obscure Sphinx (Erinnyis obscura)
photos added 02/17/18
Achemon Sphinx (Eumorpha achemon)
Typhon Sphinx (Eumorpha typhon)

Vine Sphinx (Eumorpha vitis) photos added 02/17/18
Snowberry Clearwing (Hemaris diffinis)
Spurge Hawkmoth (Hyles euphorbiae)
White-lined Sphinx (Hyles lineata)

Northern Pine Sphyinx (Lapara bombycoides)
Istar Sphinx (Lintneria istar)

Five-spotted Hawkmoth (Manduca quinquemaculatus)
Rustic Sphinx (Manduca rustica)

Carolina Sphinx (Maduca sexta)
Modest Sphinx (Pachysphinx modestus)
Western Poplar Sphinx (Pachysphinx occidentalis)

Blinded Sphinx (Paonias excaecata)
Small-eyed Sphinx (Paonias myops)

One-eyed Sphinx (Smerinthus cerisyi)

Canadian Sphinx (Sphinx canadensis)
Wild Cherry Sphinx (Sphinx drupiferarum)

Incense Cedar Sphinx (Sphinx libocedrus)
photos added 01/17/18
Falcon Sphinx (Xylophanes falco)




Prominents (Notodontidae)
Dasylophia anguina
Major Datana (Datana major)
Datana neomexicana
Gray Furcula (Furcula cinerea)

Common Gluphusia (Gluphusia septentrionis)
Heterocampa astartoides NEW! photos added 02/17/18
Wavy-lined Heterocampa (Heterocampa biundata)

Mottled Prominent (Macrurocampa marthesia)
White-dotted Prominent (Nadata gibbosa)
Oligocentria coloradensis

Black-rimmed Prominent (Pheosia rimosa)
Schizura errucata

Symmerista zacualpana




Erebid Moths (Erebidae)
Subfamily Lymantriinae - Tussock Moths
Manto Tussock Moth (Dasychira manto)
Mescalera Tussock Moth (Dasychira mescalera)
Douglas-Fir Tussock Moth (Orgyia pseudotsugata)

Subfamily Arctiinae - Tiger Moths

Arge Moth (Apantesis arge)
Banded Tiger Moth (Apantesis vittata)

William's Tiger Moth (Apantesis williamsi) NEW! photos added 02/17/18
Arachnis zuni

Grote's Bertholdia Moth (Bertholdia trigona)

Carales arizonensis
Cisthene barnesii NEW! photos added 02/17/18
Thin-banded Lichen Moth (Cisthene tenuifaciata)
NEW! photos added 02/17/18
Faithful Beauty (Composia fidelissima) NEW! photos added 02/17/18
Yellow-headed Lichen Moth (Crambidia cephalica)

Veined Ctenucha (Ctenucha venosa)
Virginia Ctenucha (Ctenucha virginica)

Northern Giant Flag Moth (Dysschema howardi)
Ectypia bivittata

Ectypia mexicana
NEW! photos added 02/17/18
Saltmarsh Moth (Estigmene acrea)
Milkweed Tussuck Moth (Euchaetes egle)

Euchaetes zella

Arid Eudesmia (Eudesmia arida) photos added 02/17/18
Three-spotted Spectre (Euerythra trimaculata) NEW! photos added 02/17/18
Police Car Moth (Gnophaela vermiculata)

Grammia f-pallida
Grammia incorrupta
photos added 02/17/18
Neighbor Moth (Haploa contigua)

Leconte's Haploa (Haploa lecontei)
Reversed Haploa (Haploa reversa)
Texas Wasp Moth (Horama panthalon) photos added 02/17/18
Hypercompe oslari
photos added 02/17/1
Great Leopard Moth (Hypercompe scribonia)

Hypercompe suffusa NEW! photos added 02/17/18
Painted Lichen Moth (Hypoprepia fucosa)

Scarlet-winged Lichen Moth (Hypoprepia minuta) NEW! photos added 02/17/18
Spotted Tussock Moth (Lophocampa maculata)
Wood Tiger Moth (Parasemia plantaginis)

Yellow-winged Pareuchaetes (Pareuchaetes insulata) NEW! photos added 02/17/18
Orange & White Tiger Moth (Pseudohemihyalea ambigua)

Freckled Glassywing (Pseudohemihyalea labecula)
Pygarctica roseicapitis NEW! photos added 02/17/18
Pink-legged Tiger Moth (Spilosoma latipennis)

Virginian Tiger Moth (Spilosoma virginica)

Black-banded Wasp Moth (Syntomeida melanthus) NEW! photos added 02/17/18
Ornate Bella Moth (Utethesia ornatrix)
Virbia fragilis


Subfamily Boletobiinae - Owlets (in part)
Metalectra cinctus
Phytometria orgiae NEW! photos added 02/17/18

Subfamily Calpinae - Fruit-piercer Moths
Gonodonta pyrgo NEW! photos added 02/17/18
Moonseed Moth (Plusiodonta compressipalpis)
NEW! photos added 02/17/18


Subfamily Erebinae - Underwing Moths & relatives

Black Witch (Ascalapha odorata) photos added 02/17/18
Callistege triangula
Sweetfern Underwing (Catacola antinympha)
Betrothed Underwing (Catacola innubens)

Jessica Underwing (Catacola jessica)
Sad Underwing (Catocola maestosa)

Catocola sp photos added 01/17/18
Toothed Somberwing (Euclidia cuspidea)
Owl Moth (Thysania zenobia)
Tyrissa multilinea
NEW! photos added 02/17/18
Toxonprucha diffundens

Zale colorado
Lunate Zale (Zale lunata) NEW! photos added 02/17/18
Zaleops umbrina
photos added 02/17/18

Subfamily Herminiinae - Litter Moths
Bent-winged Owlet Moth (Bleptina caradrinalis)

Subfamily Hypeninae - Snouts
Baltimore Snout (Hypena baltimorialis)

Subfamily Hypocalinae
Aon Moth (Aon noctuiformis) NEW! photos added 02/17/18
Goniapteryx servia
NEW! photos added 02/17/18

Subfamily Scoliopteryginae
Yellow Scallop Moth (Anomia erosa) NEW! photos added 02/17/18

 


Marathyssas & Paectes (Euteliidae)
Dark Marathyssa (Marathyssa inficita) photos added 02/17/18


Nola Moths (Noliidae)
Heiroglyphic Moth (Diphthera festiva)
NEW! photos added 02/17/18


Owlet Moths (Noctuidae)
Subfamily Plusiinae - Loopers
Golden Looper (Argyrogramma verruca) NEW! photos added 02/17/18
Large Looper (Autographa ampla) NEW! photos added 02/17/18
Gray Looper (Rachiplusia ou)
photos added 02/17/18

Subfamily Eustrotiinae - Glyphs
Cerathosia tricolor photos added 02/17/18

Subfamily Acontiinae - Bird-dropping Moths
Ponometia venustula
Spotted Spragueia (Spragueia guttata) photos added 02/17/18
Spragueia jaguaralis
photos added 02/17/18
Tarache areli
Tarache idella


Subfamily Pantheinae - Pantheas
Black Zigzag (Panthea acronyctoides)

Panthea greyi


Subfamily Acronictinae - Daggers
Triton Dagger (Acronicta tritona)

Subfamily Amphyprinae - Sallows
Basiloides chrysopis
Chalcopasta howardi
photos added 02/17/18
Chamaeclea pernana
Chrysoecia atrolinea

Cirrhophanus pretiosa
NEW! photos added 02/17/18
Beloved Emarginea (Emarginea percara)
NEW! photos added 02/17/18
Eulithosia discistriga

Grotella blanchardi
photos added 02/17/18
Even-lined Sallow (Ipimorpha pleonectusa)
Lineostriatstiria hachita
photos added 02/17/18
Nocloa nanata

Plagiomimicus mimica
Stiria intermixta
NEW! photos added 02/17/18
Stiria sulphurea


Subfamily Agaristinae - Wood Nymphs & Foresters
Eight-spotted Forester (Alypia octomaculata) photos added 02/17/18
Two-spotted Forester (Alypiodes bimaculata)
Eupseudomorpha brillians

Staghorn Cholla Moth (Euscirrhopterus cosyra)

Purslane Moth (Euscirrhopterus gloveri)
Wilson's Wood Nymph (Xerociris wilsonii)
photos added 02/17/18

Subfamily Bagisarinae
Bagisara praecelsa NEW! photos added 02/17/18

Subfamily Condiciinae
Lantana Moth (Diastema tigris) NEW! photos added 02/17/18

Subfamily Cuculiinae
Opsigalea blanchardi
NEW! photos added 02/17/18

Subfamily Cydosiinae
Cydosia aurivitta NEW! photos added 02/17/18



Subfamily Heliothinae - Flower Moths

Heliocheilus julia
Tobacco Budworm Moth (Heliothis virescens)

Chrysellus Flower Moth (Schinia chrysellus) photos added 01/17/18
Hulst's Flower Moth (Schinia hulstia) NEW! photos added 02/17/18
Jaguar Flower Moth (Schinia jaguarina) NEW! photos added 02/17/18
Painted Flower Moth (Schinia volupia)
photos added 02/17/18

Subfamily Eriopinae - Fern Moths
Silver-spotted Fern Moth (Callopistria cordata)

Subfamily Noctuinae - Assorted Noctuids
American Dun-bar Moth (Cosmia calami)
Laudable Arches Moth (Lacinipolia laudabilis) NEW! photos added 02/17/18
The Thinker (Lacinipolia meditata)

Gray Half-spot Moth (Nedra ramosula)
Olive Angle Shades (Phlogophora iris)

Spanish Moth (Xanthopastis regnatrix)


Subfamily Oncocneminae
Sympistis modesta NEW! photos added 02/17/18