Skip Navigation

Go
Species Search:
FieldGuides threatened and/or endangeredsearch results
    Filters:
Sort by:
View as:


Butterfliesthreatened and/or endangeredBoldly Patterned Butterfliesthreatened and/or endangeredAll families

1-26 of 26 Butterflies page: 1
Red-bordered Pixie
Melanis pixe

1 5/8-2" (41-51 mm). Elongated FW coal-black above, interrupted by brilliant yellow-orange tip; red … read more

California Sister
Adelpha bredowii

2 7/8-3 3/8" (73-86 mm). Large. Above, dark brown, narrowly banded with white, the band broken int… read more

Band-celled Sister
Adelpha fessonia

The Band-celled Sister or Mexican Sister (Adelpha fessonia) is a species of butterfly of the Nymphal… read more

Banded Peacock
Anartia fatima

The Banded Peacock or Fatima (Anartia fatima) is a brush-footed butterfly found in the southern Unit… read more

Hackberry Emperor
Asterocampa celtis

1 3/4 - 2 1/4" (41-57mm). Above, eastern race male medium brown to grayish brown, female lighter a… read more

Tawny Emperor
Asterocampa clyton

1 7/8-2 3/8" (48-60 mm). Above, rich tawny orange-brown with darker bars and patches; yellow (not wh… read more

Empress Leilia
Asterocampa leilia

1 3/4-2" (44-51 mm). Above, fawn-brown with dark FW tips spotted with white; several eyespots on HW,… read more

Red Rim
Biblis hyperia

2-2 1/8" (51-54 mm). All black above except for crimson bands around HW, which are bordered outwardl… read more

Crimson Patch
Chlosyne janais

1 3/4-2" (44-51 mm). Above, FW black with white dots; HW black with large red patch in middle of win… read more

Bordered Patch
Chlosyne lacinia

1 5/8-1 7/8" (35-48 mm). FW black above with white or orange marginal dots, followed by row of white… read more

Rosita Patch
Chlosyne rosita

1 3/8-1 5/8" (35-41 mm). Above, forewings black with numerous small white spots; hindwings black wit… read more

Florida Purplewing
Eunica tatila

read more

Zebra Longwing
Heliconius charitonius

3-3 3/8" (76-78 mm). Wings long and narrow. Jet-black above, banded with lemon-yellow (sometimes p… read more

Crimson-patched Longwing
Heliconius erato

3-3 3/8" (76-86 mm). Wings long, narrow, and rounded. Black above, crossed on FW by broad crimson pa… read more

White Admiral
Limenitis arthemis arthemis

2 7/8-3 1/8" (73-79 mm). Fairly large. Coal-black with milk-white band across middle of wings abov… read more

Red-spotted Purple
Limenitis arthemis astyanax

3-3 3/8" (76-86 mm). Large. FW long, HW very squared, sometimes quite scalloped. Above, coal-blac… read more

Weidemeyer's Admiral
Limenitis weidemeyerii

2 3/4-3 3/8" (70-86 mm). Large. Above, coal-black without significant blue reflections, both wings… read more

Mexican Bluewing
Myscelia ethusa

2 7/8-3 1/4" (73-83 mm). Large. FW tip extended; HW rounded. Iridescent blue above crossed by bands … read more

Mourning Cloak
Nymphalis antiopa

2 7/8-3 3/8" (73-86 mm). Large. Wing margins ragged. Dark with pale margins. Above, rich brownis… read more

Milbert's Tortoiseshell
Nymphalis milberti

1 3/4-2" (44-51 mm). Above and below 2-toned; inner dark and outer light, separated by a sharp bord… read more

Malachite
Siproeta stelenes

2 1/2-3" (64-76 mm). Large. Wings scalloped; HW tailed. Black above, diagonally banded and spotted w… read more

Diana Fritillary
Speyeria diana

3-3 7/8" (76-98 mm). Very large, rounded. Male black above on inner 2/3, outer third brilliant orang… read more

West Coast Lady
Vanessa annabella

1 3/4-2" (44-51 mm). FW tip extended, clipped. Orange to salmon-orange above with black patterning… read more

Red Admiral
Vanessa atalanta

1 3/4-2 1/4" (44-57 mm). FW tip extended, clipped. Above, black with orange-red to vermilion bars … read more

Painted Lady
Vanessa cardui

2-2 1/4" (51-57 mm). FW tip extended slightly, rounded. Above, salmon-orange with black blotches, … read more

American Lady
Vanessa virginiensis

The American Painted Lady or American Lady (Vanessa virginiensis) is a butterfly found throughout No… read more

1-26 of 26 Butterflies page: 1

 

 

 

 

 

2007 eNature.com