Butterflies of Howard County

  • SPREAD-WINGED SKIPPERS
  • Silver-spotted Skipper (C)
  • Long-tailed Skipper (R)
  • Hoary Edge (R)
  • Southern Cloudywing (U)
  • Northern Cloudywing (U)
  • Hayhurst's Scallopwing (R)
  • Dreamy Duskywing (U)
  • Sleepy Duskywing (U)
  • Juvenal's Duskywing (C)
  • Horace's Duskywing (C)
  • Wild Indigo Duskywing(C)
  • Common Checkered-Skipper(U)
  • Common Sootywing (U)
  • GRASS-SKIPPERS
  • Swarthy Skipper (U)
  • Clouded Skipper (R)
  • Least Skipper (C)
  • European Skipper (U)
  • Fiery Skipper (U)
  • Leonard's Skipper (E)
  • Peck's Skipper (C)
  • Tawny-edged Skipper (U)
  • Crossline Skipper (A)
  • Southern Broken-Dash (U)
  • Northern Broken-Dash (U)
  • Little Glassywing (C)
  • Sachem (A)
  • Delaware Skipper (E)
  • Mulberry Wing (U)
  • Hobomock Skipper (U)
  • Zabulon Skipper (C)
  • Broad-winged Skipper (R)
  • Black Dash (E)
  • Dun Skipper (U)
  • Dusted Skipper (R)
  • Common Roadside-Skipper (E)
  • Ocola Skipper (R)
  • SWALLOWTAILS
  • Pipevine Swallowtail (U)
  • Zebra Swallowtail (U)
  • Black Swallowtail (U)
  • Giant Swallowtail (R)
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (C/A)
  • Spicebush Swallowtail (C)
  • WHITES & SULPHURS
  • Checkered White (R)
  • Cabbage White (A)
  • Falcate Orangetip (U)
  • Clouded Sulphur (C)
  • Orange Sulphur (C/A)
  • Cloudless Sulphur (R)
  • Little Yellow (U/R)
  • Sleepy Orange (U/R)
  • Dainty Sulphur (R)
  • GOSSAMER-WINGS
  • Harvester (R)
  • American Copper (U)
  • Bronze Copper (R)
  • Coral Hairstreak (R)
  • Banded Hairstreak (U)
  • Striped Hairstreak (R)
  • Red-banded Hairstreak (U)
  • Juniper Hairstreak (U)
  • Brown Elfin (R)
  • Eastern Pine Elfin (R)
  • 'Northern' Oak Hairstreak (R)
  • White M Hairstreak (R)
  • Gray Hairstreak (C)
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue (A)
  • Spring Azure (U)
  • Summer Azure (C)
  • Appalachian Azure (E)
  • BRUSHFOOTS
  • American Snout (R)
  • Variegated Fritillary (C)
  • Great Spangled Fritillary (C)
  • Regal Fritillary (E)
  • Silver-bordered Fritillary (E)
  • Meadow Fritillary (U)
  • Silvery Checkerspot (R)
  • Pearl Crescent (A)
  • Baltimore Checkerspot (R)
  • Question Mark (U)
  • Eastern Comma (U)
  • Mourning Cloak (U)
  • American Lady (C)
  • Painted Lady (C)
  • Red Admiral (C)
  • Common Buckeye (C)
  • Red-spotted Purple (C)
  • Viceroy (U)
  • Hackberry Emperor (R)
  • Tawny Emperor (R/E)
  • SATYRS
  • Northern Pearly-Eye (U)
  • Appalachian Brown (C)
  • Little Wood-Satyr (C)
  • Common Wood-Nymph (U)
  • MILKWEED BUTTERFLIES
  • Monarch (C)

Compiler: Richard Smith

       

The letter(s) in parentheses in the checklist indicate the number of specimens likely to be seen on a single visit to the species' habitat at the time of maximum adult population during the flight period.

*If rare or extirpated species are observed in the county, please contact compiler Richard H. Smith


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THE BUTTERFLIES OF HOWARD COUNTY, MARYLAND
A Biological Summary and Checklist in Phylogenetic Order by Richard H. Smith.

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The Butterflies of Howard County, Maryland
A Biological Summary and Checklist by Richard H. Smith.

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