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Parnassiinae - Parnassians
Papilioninae - Swallowtails
Pierinae  - Whites
Coliadinae - Sulphurs
Lycaeninae - Coppers
Theclinae - Hairstreaks and  Elfins
Polyommatinae - Blues
Riodinidae - Metalmarks
Heliconiinae - Heliconians and Fritillaries
Nymphalinae -True Brush-foots
Limenitidinae - Admirals and Relatives
Satyrinae -Satyrs
Danainae - Monarchs
Pyrginae - Spread-wing Skippers
Hesperiinae - Grass Skippers
Megathyminae - Giant Skippers
Moths




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LEPIDOPTERA (BUTTERFLIES)


Family Papilionidae (Parnassians & Swallowtails)   


 
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Parnassius clodius menetriesi
(Clodius Parnassian)
Adult Male

Parnassius smintheus sayi
(Rocky Mountain Parnassian)
Male Emergence
Immatures


click to go to top Subfamily Papilioninae (Swallowtails)

Battus philenor
(Pipevine Swallowtail)
Immatures
Specimen

Eurytides Marcellus
(Zebra Swallowtail)
Immatures & Adults

Papilio bairdi == P. machaon bairdi form gothica
(Baird's Swallowtail)
Immatures
Adult Male

Papilio brevicauda
(Short-Tailed Swallowtail)
Immatures
Specimen

Papilio cresphontes
(Giant Swallowtail)
Immatures
Adult

Papilio eurymedon
(Pale Swallowtail)
Immatures
Adult

Papilio indra bonnevillensis
(West Desert Indra Swallowtail)
Immatures
Male

Papilio indra indra
(Indra Swallowtail)
Immatures
Emergence

Papilio indra minori
(Mesa Rim Cliff Swallowtail)
Immatures, Larval Host
Male Adult, Specimen

Papilio multicaudata multicaudata
(Two-Tailed Swallowtail), Great Basin ssp.)
Immatures
Adults

Papilio multicaudata pusillus
(Two-Tailed Swallowtail)
Immatures
Adults
Eclosure

Papilio polyxenes asterius
(Black Swallowtail)
Immatures
Adult Female
Adult Male

Papilio polyxenes coloro
(Desert Swallowtail)
Adult reared from mating the previous adults that emerged
Adult Emerging
Immatures 2017
Adults 2017
Immatures, Host, Specimen, Puddling
Male


Papilio polyxenes coloro form clarki
(Desert Swallowtail)
Male


Papilio rutulus
(Western Tiger Swallowtail)
Immatures
Adult

Papilio zelicaon == P. zelicaon nitra - form gothica == P. zelicaon form gothica
(Anise Swallowtail)
Immatures, Host
Female Adult
Male Adult


Family Pieridae (Whites and Sulphurs)     

click to go to top   Sub-Family Pierinae (Whites)

Anthocharis cethura mojavensis
(Desert Orangetip)
Immatures
Male
Male Emergence

Anthocharis julia browningi
(Utah Julia Orangetip)
Immatures
Adults
Eclosure

Anthocharis julia flora
(Stella Orangetip ssp. flora)
Immatures

Anthocharis julia julia
(Southern Rocky Mountain Orangetip))
Immatures

Female

Anthocharis sara inghami
(Southwestern Orangetip)
Immatures

Anthocharis sara thoosa==A. thoosa
(Southwestern Orangetip)
Immatures & Host
Female

Euchloe ausonides coloradensis
(Large Marble)
Immatures
Adults
Female Eclosure


Euchloe lotta==Euchloe hyantis lotta
(Desert Marble)
Immatures
Male

Neophasia Menapia
(Pine White)
Female ovipositing &  Immatures

Neophasia terlootii
(Chiricahua White)
Ova

Pieris (artogeia) marginalis nearly pallidissima
(Margined White==Utah All White==Near All White)
Immatures
Adult
Eclosure


Pieris rapae
(European Cabbage White
 
Immatures
Adults

Pontia beckerii
(Becker's White)
Immatures
Eclosure
Specimen

Pontia occidentalis
(Western White)
Immatures
Adults
Eclosure


Pontia protodice
(Checkered White)
Immatures
Adults
Eclosure

Pontia sisymbrii nigravenosa
(Dark-veined Spring White)
Immatures
Adult Male
Specimen

Pontia sisymbrii sisymbrii
(Spring White)
Immatures, Adult and Specimen



 
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Colias alexandra alexandra
(Queen Alexandra's Sulphur)
Male
Specimen

Colias alexandra columbiensis
(Queen Alexandra's Sulphur)
Specimen

Colias alexandra edwardsi
(Queen Alexandra's Sulphur)
Immatures
Adults
Female emergence
Male Emergence
Specimen

Colias alexandra pseudocolumbiensis
(Queen Alexandra's Sulphur)
Immatures
Adult
Specimen

Colias boothi thula
(Booth's Colias)
Immatures
Specimen

Colias canadensis
(Canada Sulphur)
Immatures
Specimen

Colias christina kluanensis
(Christina Sulphur)
Immatures
Male Eclosure
Specimen

Colias christina krauthii
(Christina Sulphur ssp. krauthii)
Larvae
Male Specimen

Colias eurytheme
(Orange Sulphur)
Immatures
Male
Male Emergence
Specimen

Colias gigantea inupiat
(Giant Sulphur)
Immatures
Adults
Male Emergence
Specimen

Colias harfordii
(Harford's Sulphur)
Immatures
Larva Silking a Spot to Pupate
Adults
Female Emergence
Male Eclosure
Specimen

Colias hecla glacialis
(Hecla Sulphur)
Immatures
Specimen

Colias meadii meadii
(Mead's Sulphur)
Immatures
Adults
Male Eclosure
Specimen

Colias nastes nastes
(Labrador Sulphur == Arctic Green Sulphur)
Immatures
Female
Female Eclosure
Specimen

Colias occidentalis pseudochristina
(Western Sulphur)
Immatures
Adults
Male Eclosure
Female Eclosure
Specimen

Colias palaeno chippewa
(Palaeno Sulphur)
Immatures
Male
Specimen

Colias pelidne pelidne
(Pelidne Sulphur)
Immatures
Specimen

Colias philodice eriphyle
(Clouded Sulphur)
Immatures
Female
Specimen

Colias philodice vitabunda
(Clouded Sulphur)
Immatures
Male Eclosure
Specimen

Colias scudderii scudderii
(Scudder's Sulphur)
Immatures
Adults
Female Eclosure
Male Eclosure
Specimen

Nathalis iole
(Dainty Sulphur)
Immatures
Female #2 Emerging
Female #8 Emerging
Male Emerging

Zerene eurydice
(California Dogface)
Larva
Specimen


Family Lycaenidae (Gossamer-Wings) 

  click to go to top Subfamily Lycaeninae (Coppers)

Lycaena arota schellbachi
(Tailed Copper)
Female
Immatures 2014
Immatures 2015
Male Emergence

Lycaena cupreus cupreus
(Lustrous Copper)
Immatures
Specimen

Lycaena cupreus snowi
(Lustrous Copper)
Immatures

Male Emerging
Specimen

Lycaena dione==L. xanthoides dione
(Gray Copper)
Specimen

Lycaena dospassosi
(Dos Passos' Copper)
Specimen

Lycaena editha montana
(Edith's Copper)
Immatures
Adult Males
Specimen

Lycaena helloides
(Purplish Copper)
Immatures
Female
Male
Female Eclosure
Specimen

Lycaena heteronea heteronea
(Blue Copper)
Immatures
Female
Female Eclosure
Male
Male Eclosure
Specimen

Lycaena hyllus
(Bronze Copper)
Immatures
Male Emerging
Female emerging
Female
Male
Specimen

Lycaena nivalis browni
(Lilac-Bordered Copper)
Adult
Specimen

Lycaena phlaeas feildeni
(American Copper)
Immatures
Adult Emergence
Adults
Specimen

Lycaena rubidus
(Ruddy Copper)
Immatures
Adults
Pupa Forming
Female Eclosure
Male Eclosure
Specimen

Lycaena xanthoides xanthoides
(Great Copper)
Specimen

Lycaena xanthoides dione==Lycaena dione
(Gray Copper)
Specimen


click to go to top Subfamily Theclinae (Hairstreaks)

Atlides halesus 
(Great Blue Hairstreak)
Immatures
Eclosure - Female and Male
Adult
Specimen

Callophrys affinis affinis
(Western Green Hairstreak)
Immatures
Male
Adult Emerging
Specimen

Callophrys augustinus==Incisalia augustinus
(Brown Elfin)
Immatures
Adults
Specimen

Callophrys eryphon eryphon
(Western Pine Elfin)
Immatures
Adult
Specimen

Callophrys fotis==Incisalia fotis
(Desert Elfin)
Immatures
Emergence
Adults
Specimen

Callophrys gryneus==Mitoura siva/chalcosiva blend
(Juniper Hairstreak)
Adults

Callophrys gryneus chalcosiva
(Juniper Hairstreak)
Immatures
Adults
Emergence
Specimen

Callophrys henrici turneri
(Henry's Elfin)
Immatures
Specimen

Callophrys polios obscura
(Hoary Elfin)
Immatures
Adult Male Emerging
Specimen

Callophrys sheridani neoperplexa
(Sheridan's Hairstreak)
Immatures
Female
Male
Specimen

Callophrys spinetorum
(Thicket Hairstreak)
Immatures
Male Emerging
Female Emerging
Specimen

Calycopis cecrops
(Red-Banded Hairstreak)
Immatures
Female Emerging
Male Emerging
Specimen

Hypaurotis crysalus citima
(Colorado Hairstreak)
Immatures
Female
Emergence
Specimen

Satyrium behri
(Behr's Hairstreak)
Immatures
Adults Nectaring
Female Emerging
Males Emerging
Specimen

Satyrium  calanus
(Banded Hairstreak)
Specimen

Satyrium californica
(California Hairstreak)
Adult
Specimen

Satyrium fuliginosum semiluna
(Sooty Hairstreak)
Immatures
Eclosure
Specimen

Satyrium saepium provo
(Hedgerow Hairstreak)
Immatures
Female emerging
Male emerging
Specimen

Satyrium sylvinus putnami
(Sylvan Hairstreak)
Adult
Female Emerging from Pupa
Male Emerging from Pupa
Immatures
Specimen

Satyrium  titus
(Coral Hairstreak)
Immatures
Specimen

Strymon melinus
(Gray Hairstreak)
Immatures
Female
Male
Emergence
Specimen


 
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Brephidium exile
(Western Pygmy-Blue)
Immatures
Adults
Emergence
Specimen

Celastrina ladon echo==C. echo
(Spring Azure)
Immatures
Female
Female Eclosure
Specimen

Cupido amyntula
(Western Tailed-Blue)
Immatures
Adults
Female Eclosure
Male Eclosure
Specimen

Euphilotes ancilla
(Rocky Mountain Dotted Blue)
Immatures
Female Emerging
Male Nectaring
Specimen

Euphilotes ellisii ellisii
(Western Square-Spotted Blue or Ellis' Blue)
Immatures
Male #1 Emerging
Male #2 Emerging
Specimen

Euphilotes pallescens emmeli
(Pallid Blue or Desert Buckwheat Blue
Larvae
Pupae
Female #2 and 3 eclosure
Male emerging
Specimen

Euphilotes pallescens pallescens
(Pallid Dotted-Blue)
Immatures
Adults
Female Eclosure
Male Eclosure
Specimen

Euphilotes spaldingi
(Spalding's Blue)
Immatures
Adults
Female Eclosure
Male Eclosure
Specimen

Euphilotes stanfordorum
(Stanford's Blue
Immatures
Female Emerging
Male Emerging

Glaucopsyche lygdamus oro
(Silvery Blue)
Immatures-Host-Specimen
Adults
Female Eclosure

Glaucopsyche piasus daunia
(Arrowhead Blue)
Immatures
Female Eclosure
Male Mud Puddling
Specimen

Hemiargus ceraunus gyas
(Ceraunus Blue)
Immatures
Female Emergence
Male Emergence
Specimen

Leptotes marina
(Marine Blue)
Immatures
Female emerging
Male emerging
Specimen

Plebejus acmon or lupini-
(Acmon or Lupine Blue)
Jerico Dunes Immatures
Adult

Plebejus glandon franklinii==Agriades glandon franklinii
(Arctic Blue)
Specimen

Plebejus glandon rustica==Agriades glandon rustica
(Arctic Blue)
Immatures,  Pupa emerging
Adults
Eclosure
Specimen

Plebejus icarioides pembina
(Boisduval's Blue)
Immatures
Male
Male Emergence
Specimen

Plebejus lupini/Acmon (low elevation - 4933 feet)
(Lupine or Acmon Blue)
Jericho Sand Dunes Location - Immatures
Jericho Sand Dunes Location - Adult

Plebejus lupini lutzi  (high elevation)
(Lupine Blue)
Bountiful Peak Location - Immatures
Bountiful Peak Location - Female
Bountiful Peak Location - Female Emergence
Bountiful Peak Location - Male
Bountiful Peak Location - Male emergence
Bountiful Peak Location - Specimen (female)
Guardsman Pass Meadow Location - Immatures

Plebejus melissa melissa
(Melissa Blue)
Immatures
Female Eclosure
Male Eclosure
Adults
Specimen

Plebejus saepiolus saepiolus
(Greenish Blue)
Immatures
Adult Male and Pair
Female Eclosure
Male Eclosure
Specimen

Plebejus shasta
(Shasta Blue)
Female
Immatures


Family Riodinidae (Metalmarks)
Apodemia mormo mormo
(Mormon Metalmark)
Immatures)
Male


Family Nymphalidae (Brush-footed)     
 
Subfamily Libytheinae (Snouts)

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                        to top Subfamily Heliconiinae (Heliconians and Fritillaries)
Agraulis vanillae incarnata
(Gulf Fritillary)
Immatures
Adult
Emergence

Boloria chariclea helena
(Arctic Fritillary)
Immatures
Adults

Boloria Kriemhild
(Relict Fritillary)
Immatures
Adults

Boloria selene tollandensis
(Silver-bordered Fritillary)
Immatures
Female Emerge
Male Emerge

Euptoieta Claudia
(
Variegated Fritillary)
Adult
Immatures

Speyeria callippe
(Callippe Fritillary)
Immatures
Adult Female

Speyeria coronis snyderi - (Argynnis)
(Coronis Fritillary)
Immatures
Male Nectaring on Manure
Female-Tip of Abdomen - shows how to distinguish male from female

Speyeria cybele letona
(Great Spangled Fritillary)
Immatures
Female
Male

Speyeria cybele pseudocarpenteri
(Great Spangled Fritillary)
Immatures
Male
Male Emergence

Speyeria cybele pugetensis
(Great Spangled Fritillary)
Adults & Immatures

Speyeria egleis utahensis
(Great Basin Fritillary)
Adults, mating pair, nectaring

Speyria hesperis wasatchia
(Northwestern Fritillary)
Immatures
Adults

Speyeria mormonia
(Mormon Fritillary)
Immatures
Adults

Speyeria nokomis
(Nokomis Fritillary)
Ova & Larvae
Adult Male

Speyeria zerene platina
(Zerene Fritillary)
Male


click to go to top Subfamily Nymphalinae (True Brush-foots)

Chlosyne acastus acastus
(Sagebrush Checkerspot)
Immatures
Male
Specimen

Chlosyne acastus neumoegeni
(Sagebrush Checkerspot)
Immatures
Adult
Male Emerging
Specimen

Chlosyne acastus sabina
(Sagebrush Checkerspot)
Immatures

Chlosyne acastus ssp. - Carbon County, Mt.
(Sagebrush Checkerspot
Adult
Immatures
Specimen

Chlosyne acastus ssp. - Gallatin, Mt.
(Sagebrush Checkerspot)
Immatures
Specimen

Chlosyne damoetas unnamed
(Rockslide Checkerspot)
Immatures - Mount Wright, Teton County, Montana
Specimen - Mount Wright, Teton County, Montana

Chlosyne damoetas damoetas
(Rockslide Checkerspot)
Immatures - Fairplay near Horseshoe Basin, Park County, Colorado

Chlosyne (Thessalia) fulvia coronado
(Fulvia Checkerspot)
Immatures
Female Emerging
Specimen

Chlosyne leanira alma
(Leanira Checkerspot)
Immatures
Female Emerging
Male Emerging
Specimen

Chlosyne lacinia adjutrix
(Bordered Patch)
Pupa-Yavapai County, Arizona
Female-Yavapai County, Arizona

Chlosyne lacinia adjutrix
(Bordered Patch)
Immatures-Washington County, Utah
Female -Washington County, Utah
Female Emergence -Washington County, Utah

Chlosyne palla eremita
(Northern Checkerspot)
Immatures
Female
Emergence

Chlosyne palla flavula
(Northern Checkerspot)
Immatures
Adults

Chlosyne whitneyi
(Rockslide Checkerspot)
Immatures
Female Eclosure
Specimen

Euphydryas anicia ssp
(Variable Checkerspot) from Montana -
Immatures. & Specimen

Euphydryas anicia alena
(Variable Checkerspot)
Immatures
Male

Euphydryas anicia hermosa
(Anicia Checkerspot)
Immatures
Specimen

Euphydryas anicia maria
(Variable Checkerspot)
Immatures
Adult
Eclosure


Euphydryas anicia wheeleri
(Variable Checkerspot)
Immatures
Adults
Eclosure


Euphydryas chalcedona
(Chalcedon Checkerspot)
Adults

Euphydryas chalcedona klotzi
(Chalcedon Checkerspot)
Immatures
Adults
Eclosure
Specimen

Euphydryas colon nevadensis
(Snowberry Checkerspot)
Adults

Euphydryas editha baroni
(Edith's Checkerspot)
Immatures
Female emerging
Male emerging
Specimen

Euphydryas editha nubigena
(Edith's Checkerspot)
Immatures


Junonia coenia coenia
(Common Buckeye)
Immatures
Adults, Long-Day
Adults, Short-Day
Eclosure, Long-Day


Nymphalis californica
(California Tortoiseshell)
Immatures
Adults

Nymphalis antiopa
(Mourning Cloak)
Immatures
Adult
Emergence

Nymphalis milberti
(Milbert's Tortoiseshell)-
Adults
Emergence
Immatures

Phyciodes orseis
(California Crescent)
Immatures
Female
Female Emergence

Phyciodes mylitta mylitta
(Mylitta Crescent)
Immatures
Adults

Phyciodes pallida barnesi
(Pale Crescent)
Male

Phyciodes pulchella camillus
(Field Crescent)
Immatures
Adults
Eclosure

Poladryas arachne arachne
(Beardtongue Checkerspot)
Immatures

Polygonia gracilis zephyrus
(Hoary Comma)
Immatures
Adults

Polygonia satyrus
(Satyr Comma)
Immatures & Host
Adults
Eclosure

Vanessa annabella
(West Coast Lady)
Immatures
Adults
Specimen

Vanessa atalanta rubria
(Red Admiral)
Immatures
Adults
Adult Eclosure

Vanessa cardui
(Painted Lady)
Immatures
Adults
Adult Eclosure

Vanessa virginiensis
(American Lady)
Immatures
Adult Emerging
Specimen



 
click to go to top Subfamily Limenitidinae (Admirals and Relatives)
Limenitis  arthemis astyanax
(Red-Spotted Purple Admiral)
Immatures
Adults

Limenitis  archippus
(Viceroy)
Immatures
Adult

Limenitis weidemeyerii latifascia
(Weidemeyer's Admiral)
Immatures 2006
Immatures 2016
Adults


Limenitis lorquini burrisoni
(Lorquin's Admiral)
Immatures
Adult

Adelpha eulalia
(Arizona Sister)
Immatures
Adults
Eclosure

  
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Asterocampa celtis
(Hackberry Emperor)
Immatures


 
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Cercyonis meadii mexicana
(Mead's Wood-Nymph)
Immatures
Female
Emergence

  Cercyonis oetus charon
(Small Wood-Nymph)
Immatures
Adult
Eclosure

Cercyonis pegala
(Common Wood-Nymph)
Adult

Cercyonis pegala paludum
(Common Wood-Nymph)
Immatures
Female
Specimen
Emergence

Cercyonis pegala utahensis
(Common Wood-Nymph)
Immatures
Specimen
Emergence

Cercyonis sthenele masoni
(Great Basin Wood-Nymph)
Immatures
Adults
Eclosure
Specimen

Coenonympha tullia brenda
(Common Ringlet)
Adults

Coenonympha tullia ampelos
(Common Ringlet)
Immatures
Adults
Eclosure

Erebia epipsodea
(Common Alpine)
Immatures

Erebia magdalena
(Magdalena Alpine)
Immatures

Erebia rossii rossii
(Ross' Alpine)
Specimen

Neominois ridingsi dionysius
(Ridings' Satyr)
Immatures

Oeneis bore taygete
(White-Veined Arctic)
Adults, ovum

Oeneis chryxus altacordillera
(Chryxus Arctic)
Immatures
Male eclosure
Female eclosure
Specimen

Oeneis jutta reducta
(Jutta Arctic)
Immatures
Female emerging
Specimen


  
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Danaus plexippus
(Monarch)
Female ovipositing, caterpillar video, stages of development
Immatures
Female
Male

Eclosure


Danaus gilippus thersippus=Danaus gilippus strigosus
(Queen)
Female Ovipositing and ova 3 July 2016
Immatures
Female Eclosure
Male Eclosure
Specimen



Family Hesperiidae (Skippers)   

 
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                        to top Subfamily Pyrginae (Spread-wing Skippers)
Autochton cellus
(Golden-Banded Skipper)
Immatures
Adult Eclosure
Female Specimen

Epargyreus clarus clarus
(Silver-spotted Skipper)
Immatures
Adult

Erynnis icelus
(Dreamy Cloudywing)
Immatures
Adults

Erynnis telemachus
(Rocky Mountain Duskywing)
Larva
Pupa
Male
Male eclosure

Erynnis meridianus meridianus
(Meridian Duskywing)
Immatures
Emergence

Erynnis afranius
(Afranius Duskywing)
Immatures
Adult

Erynnis persius fredericki
(Persius Duskywing)
Larva
Pupa
Female
Male
Male Emergence

Heliopetes ericetorum
(Northern White-Skipper)
Immatures
Female
Female Emergence

Heliopyrgus domicella domicella
(Erichson's White Skipper)
Immatures


Pholisora catullus
(Common Sootywing)
Immatures
Adults

Pyrgus  centaureae loki
(Grizzled Skipper)
Adult Emerging from Pupa
Immatures - 2014
Immatures- 2007-2008

Pyrgus ruralis ruralis
(Two-Banded Checkered-Skipper)
Immatures
Adults
Specimen

Pyrgus scriptura
(Small  Checkered-Skipper)
Immatures
Adults

Pyrgus communis
(Common  Checkered-Skipper)
Immatures
Adults
Male Emergence
Specimen

Thorybes pylades pylades
(Northern Cloudywing)
Ova, Larvae
Pupa
Adult
Male Emergence

Urbanus proteus
(Long-tailed Skipper
Immatures
Female Adult


 
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                        to top Subfamily Hesperiinae (Grass Skippers)
Amblyscirtes vialis
(Common Roadside-Skipper)
Immatures

Euphyes vestris metacomet
(Dun Skipper)
Larva


Hesperia colorado
(Western Branded Skipper)
Adults

Hesperia juba
(Juba Skipper)
Adults

Hesperia pahaska
(Pahaska Skipper)
Ova & Larvae

Lerodea eufala
(Eufala Skipper)
Immatures
Emergence

Oarisma garita
(Garita Skipperling)
Ova & Larvae
Pupa
Adults
Emergence

Ochlodes sylvanoides napa
(Woodland Skipper)
Ova & Larvae
Pupae
Emerging  Male
Adults
Male Specimen

Polites draco
(Draco Skipper)
Immatures
Male Emerging
Female Emerging
Specimen

Polites sonora
(Sonoran Skipper)
Adult


 
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                        to top Subfamily Megathyminae (Giant Skippers)
Megathymus yuccae coloradensis
(Yucca Giant-Skipper)
Immatures, Specimen & Host Plant
Female
Female Emergence
Male
Male Emergence



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Family - Arctiinae
Empyreuma pugione
Spotted Oleander Caterpillar and Adult

 

Family - Coleophoridae
Unknown Coleophora moth larvae

Family - Crambidae
Agriphila plumbifimbriella # 5397
(Feather Duster Moth or Striped Moth)
Adult

Family - Erebidae

Arachnis picta - Painted Tiger Moth
Adults, ova, larvae

Catocala aholibah
Adult

Cisseps fulvicollis # 8267
(Yellow-collared Scape moth)
Pupa
Adults

Ectypia clio
(Clio Tiger)
Immatures
Adults
Adults and Emerging Adults

Gnophaela vermiculata #8037-
(Police Car Moth)
Immatures
Adults

Grammia nevadensis possibly
Adult

Hemihyalea labecula
(Freckled Glassy-Wing)
Immatures
Female

Hypercompe permaculata
Tiger, Many-Spotted
Adult

Kodiosoma fulvum
Immatures
Specimen
Emerging Female

Lophocampa maculata #8214
(Spotted Tussock Moth

Immatures

Pyrrharctia isabella
(Isabella Tiger Moth)
Larvae



 
click to go to top Family - Geometridae  Pronunciation jee-o-MET-rid-ee
Digrammia irrorata - hodges #6395
Adult

Nemoria festaria
Adult, Immatures and Specimen

Sicya morsicaria - hodges #6915
Immatures and specimen



 
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                        to top Family - Lasiocampidae
Malacosoma californica
(Western Tent Caterpillar Moth)
Adult & Immatures


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                        to top Family - Noctuidae

Ascalapha odorata -
Black Witch Moth
Adult Female

Euxoa detersa -
Rubbed Dart Moth
Adult


Noctua pronuba -
European Yellow Underwings
Adult

Hecatera dysodea - Small Ranunculus - Hodges #10270.1
Adult

Heliothentinae Schinia obliqua
Adult

Anagrapha falcifera- Celery Looper Moth
Adult


Autographa californica - Alfalfa Looper
Larva, Pupa and Adult

Hecatera dysodea
Adult

Pheosia rimosa - False Sphinx (Black-Rimmed Prominent)
Immatures
Adult

Pseudanarta flava
Adult

Unknown Noctuidae from Fairfield, Utah
Adult


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                        to top Family - Pterophoridae
Pselnophorus belfragei
(Plume Moth)
Adult


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                        to top Family - Saturniidae
Actias luna
Luna Moth
Ova, Larvae
Pupae
Adult Emerging

Anisota virginiensis
Pink-striped Oakworm Moth

Immatures

Antheraea polyphemus
Polyphemus Moth
Ova, Larvae
Cocoon, pupae
Adult

Callosamia promethea
(Promethea Silkmoth)
Immatures

Eclosure

Eacles imperialis
(Imperial Moth)
Adult
Molting to 5th Instar

Immatures

Eupackardia calleta
Calleta Silkmoth
Immatures
Spinning Cocoon
Adults

Hemileuca griffini
Ova

Hemileuca eglanterina annulata
Adult

Hemileuca hera hera
(Hera Buckmoth)
Adult
Immatures

Hemileuca nuttalli
(Nuttall's Sheepmoth)
Immatures
Male Emerging
Adults


Hemileucinae Hemileucini Automeris io
(Io Moth)
Immatures
Specimen

Hyalophora cecropia
(Cecropia Moth)
Adults
Immatures
Constructing Cocoons and Pupa

Hyalophora cecropia x Hyalophora gloveri
(Cecropia x gloveri cross)
Immatures
Pupae
Adult

Hyalophora gloveri 
(
Glover's Silkmoth)
Larvae
Cocoons - Pupae - Mating Pair - Adult Female


Samia cynthia
Ailanthus Silkmoth
Adults
Immatures
Cocoons

Samia ricini
Ailanthus Silkmoth
Immatures

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Hyles lineata
(White Lined Sphinx)
Adult
Ova - Larvae
Pupae

Manduca quinquemaculata
(Tomato Hornworm)
Larvae, Pupae, Adult

Manduca sexta
(Tobacco Hornworm)
Adult, Larvae, Pupae

Smerinthus saliceti
(Salicet Sphinx)
Larvae
Pupae
Adults

Smerinthus cerisyi
(One-Eyed Sphinx)
Larvae
Pupae
Adult - Female
Adult - Male

Pachysphinx modesta
Poplar Moth syn. Modest Sphinx
Immatures
Adult after Emerging
Male


Parasites
Unknown Cocoon on Chokecherry was parasitized by an Ichneumon Wasp

click to go to top Unknowns
Unknown moth-immatures from Beaver Canyon, Utah
Unknown moth larva located near ribes along road to Guardsman Pass
Unknown, July 26, 2005, Scipio, Millard County, Utah