Butterflies and Moths

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    Two spring azure butterflies resting and drinking moisture from a wet rock

    Spring Azure

    Celastrina ladon
    Photo of a Summer Azure

    Summer Azure

    Celastrina neglecta
    image of a Tawny Emperor, Wings Spread

    Tawny Emperor

    Asterocampa clyton
    image of a Tawny-Edged Skipper, Wings Spread

    Tawny-Edged Skipper

    Polites themistocles
    image of an Eastern Tent Caterpillar Moth

    Tent Caterpillar And Lappet Moths

    About 35 species in North America north of Mexico
    Adult salt marsh moth resting on a vertical plant stem

    Tiger and Lichen Moths

    Subfamily Arctiinae (formerly a family)
    Tortricid moth resting on a leaf

    Tortricid Moths

    About 1,400 species in North America north of Mexico
    Tussock moth resting on a wooden board

    Tussock Moths

    About 30 species in subfamily Lymantriinae (formerly a family) in North America
    Photo of a magdalen underwing moth

    Underwing Moths

    Catocala spp., more than 100 species in North America north of Mexico
    Photo of a Viceroy resting with wings open

    Viceroy

    Limenitis archippus
    White-Lined Sphinx Moth

    White-Lined Sphinx

    Hyles lineata
    Photo of a Xanthotype geometer moth

    Xanthotype Geometers

    Xanthotype spp.
    Photo of a Yellow-Collared Scape Moth

    Yellow-Collared Scape Moth

    Cisseps fulvicollis
    Photo of a Zebra Swallowtail

    Zebra Swallowtail

    Eurytides marcellus

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image of Caddisfly on leaf

Caddisflies

About 1,500 species in North America north of Mexico
Photo of eastern dobsonfly

Eastern Dobsonfly

Corydalus cornutus