Butterfly Atlas Species Accounts

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Swallowtails: Family Papilionidae

Whites and Sulphurs: Family Pieridae

Gossamer Wings: Family Lycaenidae (Coppers, Hairstreaks, Blues, Elfins, etc.)

Snout Butterfly: Family Libytheidae

Brushfoots: Family Nymphalidae (Fritillaries, Checkerspots, Tortoiseshells, etc.)

Browns, Wood Nymphs and Satyrs: Subfamily Satyrinae/Family Nymphalidae

Milkweed Butterfly: Subfamily Danainae (Monarch, Queen)

Skippers: Superfamily Hesperioidea