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Butterflies of Monroe County

Webster's backyard

A few examples of butterflies that can be found in backyards throughout Monroe county. We hope to add more next summer.

Nymphalidae ~ Brush-footed Butterflies

MonarchMonarch (Danaus plexippus)

ViceroyViceroy (Limenitis archippus)

Painted LadyPainted Lady (Vanessa cardui)

Pearl CrescentPearl Crescent (Phyciodes tharos)

Variegated FritillaryVariegated Fritillary (Euptoieta claudia)

Little Wood SatyrLittle Wood Satyr (Megisto cymela)

Question MarkQuestion Mark (Polygonia interrogationis)

Papilionidae ~ Parnassians and Swallowtails

Eastern Tiger SwallowtailEastern Tiger Swallowtail (Papilio glaucus)

Black SwallowtailBlack Swallowtail (Papilio polyxenes)

Spicebush SwallowtailSpicebush Swallowtail (Papilio troilus)

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