Illinois Butterfly Monitoring Network

More Area Butterflies Gallery (175 pictures)

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Swallowtails (family Papilionidae)

Giant Swallowtail
Giant Swallowtail
(Papilio cresphontes)

Pipevine Swallowtail
Pipevine Swallowtail
(Battus philenor)

Spicebush Swallowtail
Spicebush Swallowtail
(Papilio troilus)

Zebra Swallowtail
Zebra Swallowtail
(Eurytides marcellus)


Whites and Sulphurs (family Pieridae)

Checkered White
Checkered White
(Pieris protodice)

Dainty Sulphur
Dainty Sulphur
(Nathalis iole)

Dogface Sulphur
Dogface Sulphur
(Colias cesonia)

Cloudless Sulphur
Cloudless Sulphur
(Phoebis sennae eubule)

Little Yellow
Little Yellow
(Pyrisitia lisa)

Olympia Marblewing
Olympia Marblewing
(Euchloe olympia)


Metalmarks (family Riodinidae)

Swamp Metalmark
Swamp Metalmark
(Calephelis muticum)


Gossamer-wing Butterflies (family Lycaenidae)

Acadian Hairstreak
Acadian Hairstreak
(Satyrium acadicum)

American Copper
American Copper
(Lycaena phlaeas)

Bronze Copper
Bronze Copper
(Lycaena hyllus)

Gray Copper
Gray Copper
(Lycaena dione)

Coral Hairstreak
Coral Hairstreak
(Satyrium titus)

Hoary Elfin
Hoary Elfin
(Callophrys polios)

Banded Hairstreak
Banded Hairstreak
(Satyrium calanus)

Hickory Hairstreak
Hickory Hairstreak
(Satyrium caryaevorum)

Edwards Hairstreak
Edwards Hairstreak
(Satyrium edwardsii)

Gray Hairstreak
Gray Hairstreak
(Strymon melinus)

Harvester
Harvester
(Feniseca tarquinius)

Juniper Hairstreak
Juniper Hairstreak
(Callophrys gryneus)

Karner Blue
Karner Blue
(Lycaeides melissa)

Northern Oak Hairstreak
Northern Oak Hairstreak
(Fixsenia favonius ontario)

Purplish Copper
Purplish Copper
(Lycaena helloides)

Silvery Blue
Silvery Blue
(Glaucopsyche lygdamus)

Striped Hairstreak
Striped Hairstreak
(Satyrium liparops)


Brushfooted Butterflies (family Nymphalidae)

American Snout
American Snout
(Libytheana carinenta)

Aphrodite Fritillary
Aphrodite Fritillary
(Speyeria aphrodite)

Baltimore Checkerspot
Baltimore Checkerspot
(Euphydryus phaeton)

Gorgone Checkerspot
Gorgone Checkerspot
(Chlosyne gorgone carlota)

Silvery Checkerspot
Silvery Checkerspot
(Chlosyne nycteis)

Gray Comma
Gray Comma
(Polygonia progne)

Meadow Fritillary
Meadow Fritillary
(Boloria bellona)

Milberts Tortoise Shell
Milberts Tortoise Shell
(Nymphalis milberti)

Regal Fritillary
Regal Fritillary
(Speyeria idalia)

Silver Bordered Fritillary
Silver Bordered Fritillary
(Boloria selene)

Tawny Emperor
Tawny Emperor
(Asterocampa Clyton)

Variegated Fritillary
Variegated Fritillary
(Euptoieta claudia)


Satyrs (subfamily Satyrinae)

Appalachian Brown
Appalachian Brown
(Satyrodes appalachia)

Eyed Brown
Eyed Brown
(Satyrodes eurydice)

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