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Butterfly Species at Brooklin Lions Wilderness Trail

Be sure to also check out our report on the 2001 butterfly count. Species list updated June 29, 2001. Report new species to Scientific names in the lists link to photographs and descriptions on the USGS web site.

Skipper family (Hesperiidae)

Silver-spotted Skipper Epargyreus clarus
Least Skipper Ancyloxypha numitor
European Skipper Thymelicus lineola
Peck's Skipper Polites coras
Crossline Skipper Polites origenes
Tawny-edged Skipper Polites themistocles
Long Dash Polites mystic
Hobomok Skipper Poanes hobomok < NEW
Delaware Skipper Atytone logan
Dun Skipper Euphyes ruricola

Swallowtail family (Papilionidae)

Eastern Black Swallowtail Papilio polyxenes
Canadian Tiger Swallowtail Pterourus canadensis

Sulphur and white family (Pieridae)

Cabbage White Artogeia rapae
Common Sulphur Colias philodice
Alfalfa Orange Colias eurytheme
Mustard White Pieris napi < NEW

Hairstreak family (Lycaenidae)

Banded Hairstreak Satyrium calanus
Striped Hairstreak Satyrium liparops
Eastern Tailed Blue Everes comyntas
Bronze Copper Lycaena hyllus < NEW

Blue family (Lycaenidae)

Silvery Blue Glaucopsyche lygdamus < NEW

Brushfoot family (Nymphalidae)

Great Spangled Fritillary Speyeria cybele
Question Mark Polygonia interrogationis < NEW
Pearl Crescent Phyciodes tharos
Northern Crescent Phyciodes selenis
Mourning Cloak Nymphalis antiopa
Milbert's Tortoiseshell Nymphalis milberti < NEW
Red Admiral Vanessa atalanta
White Admiral Limenitis arthemis arthemis < NEW
Viceroy Basilarchia archippus

Satyr family (Satyridae)

Northern Pearly Eye Enodia anthedon
Little Wood Satyr Megisto cymela
Inornate Ringlet Coenonympha inornata
Common Wood Nymph Cercyonis pegala

Milkweed butterflies (Danaidae)

Monarch Danaus plexippus

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