Butterflies of the Florida Keys Checklist 

 

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Hesperiidae: Skippers

 

Phocides pigmalion, Mangrove Skipper

Epargyreus zestos,  Zestos Skipper

Polygonus leo,  Hammock Skipper

Urbanus proteus,  Long-tailed Skipper

Urbanus dorantes,  Dorantes Longtail

Staphylus hayhurstii,  Hayhurst's Scallopwing

Ephyriades brunnea,  Florida Duskywing

Erynnis zarucco,  Zarucco Duskywing

Pyrgus oileus, Tropical Checkered-Skipper

Nastra lherminier,  Swarthy Skipper

Nastra neamathla,  Neamathla Skipper

Cymaenes tripunctus,  Three-spotted Skipper

Lerema accius,  Clouded Skipper

Copaeodes minima,  Southern Skipperling

Hylephila phyleus,  Fiery Skipper

Hesperia meskei,  Meske's Skipper

Atalopedes campestris,  Sachem

Nyctelius nectelius

Polites themistocles,  Tawny-edged Skipper

Polites vibex,  Whirlabout

Wallengrenia otho,  Southern Broken-Dash

Anatrytone logan,  Delaware Skipper

Problema byssus,  Byssus Skipper

Poanes aaroni,  Aaron's Skipper

Euphyes pilatka klotsi,  Palatka Skipper

Euphyes berryi,  Berry's Skipper

Euphyes arpa,  Palmetto Skipper

Asbolis capucinus,  Monk

Lerodea eufala,  Eufala Skipper

Oligoria maculata,  Twin-spot Skipper

Calpodes ethlius,  Brazilian Skipper

Panoquina panoquin,  Salt Marsh Skipper

Panoquina panoquinoides,  Obscure Skipper

Panoquina ocola,  Ocola Skipper

 

Papilionidae: Swallowtails

 

Battus philenor,  Pipevine Swallowtail

Battus polydamas,  Polydamas Swallowtail

Eurytides marcellus,  Zebra Swallowtail

Papilio polyxenes,  Black Swallowtail

Papilio glaucus,  Eastern Tiger Swallowtail

Papilio troilus,  Spicebush Swallowtail

Papilio palamedes,  Palamedes Swallowtail

Papilio cresphontes,  Giant Swallowtail

Papilio aristodemus,  Schaus' Swallowtail

Papilio andraemon,  Bahaman Swallowtail

 

Pieridae: Whites and Sulphurs

 

Appias drusilla, Florida White

Pieris rapae, Cabbage White

Pontia protodice, Checkered White

Ascia monuste, Great Southern White

Colias eurytheme, Orange Sulphur

Zerene cesonia, Southern Dogface

Anteos marulea, Yellow ANgled Sulphur

Phoebis sennae, Cloudless Sulphur

Phoebis agarithe, Large Orange Sulphur

Phoebis philea, Orange-barred Sulphur

Aphrissa statira, Statira Sulphur

Aphrissa orbis

Kricogonia lyside, Lyside Sulphur

Eurema nise

Eurema dina, Dina's Sulphur

Eurema boisduvaliana, Boisduval's Sulphur

Eurema daira, Barred Yellow

Pyrisitia lisa, Little Yellow

Abaeis nicippe, Sleepy Orange

Nathalis iole, Dainty Sulphur

 

Lycaenidae: Gossamer-wing Butterflies

 

Eumaeus atala, Atala

Satyrium favonius, Oak Hairstreak

Chlorostrymon simaethis, Silver-banded Hairstreak

Chlorostrymon maesites, Amethyst Hairstreak

Electrostrymon angelia, Fulvous Hairstreak

Electrostrymon endymion

Calycopis cecrops, Red-banded Hairstreak

Strymon melinus, Gray Hairstreak

Strymon martialis, Martial Scrub-Hairstreak

Strymon istapa, Mallow Scrub-Hairstreak

Strymon acis bartrami, Bartram's Scrub-Hairstreak

Strymon limenia, Disguised Scrub-Hairstreak

Tmolus azia

Leptotes cassius, Cassius Blue

Brephidium isophthalma pseudofea, Eastern Pygmy-Blue

Hemiargus ceraunus antibubastus, Ceraunus Blue

Cyclargus thomasi bethunebakeri, Miami Blue

Cyclargus ammon, Nickerbean Blue

 

Riodinidae: Metalmarks

 

Calephelis virginiensis, Little Metalmark

 

Danaidae: Milkweed Butterflies

 

Danaus plexippus, Monarch

Danaus gilippus, Queen

Danaus eresimus, Soldier

 

Nymphalidae: Brush-footed Butterflies

 

Agraulis vanillae nigrior, Gulf Fritillary

Dryas julia largo, Julia Heliconian

Dryadula phaetusa

Heliconius charithonia tuckeri, Zebra Heliconian

Euptoieta claudia, Variegated Fritillary

Limenitis archippus, Viceroy

Marpesia chiron, Many-banded Daggerwing

Marpesia petreus, Ruddy Daggerwing

Asterocampa clyton flora, Tawny Emperor

Eunica tatila tatilista, Florida Purplewing

Eunica monima, Dingy Purplewing

Phyciodes phaon, Phaon Crescent

Phyciodes tharos, Pearl Crescent

Anthanassa frisia, Cuban Crescent

Hypolimnas misippus, Mimic

Historis odius

Junonia coenia, Common Buckeye

Junonia genoveva, Mangrove Buckeye

Junonia evarete, Tropical Buckeye

Anartia jatrophae, White Peacock

Siproeta stelenes, Malachite

Siproeta epaphus

Polygonia interrogationis, Question Mark

Vanessa atalanta, Red Admiral

Vanessa cardui, Painted Lady

Vanessa virginiensis, American Painted Lady

Nymphalis antiopa, Mourning Cloak

Anaea troglodyta floridalis, Florida Leafwing

Libytheana bachmanii, Snout Butterfly

 

Satyrinae: Satyrs

 

Neonympha areolatus, Georgia Satyr

Hermeuptychia sosybius, Carolina Satyr