Butterflies of Arizona


Brush-footed Butterflies (Nymphalidae)


Admirals and Relatives (Limenitidinae)
‘Astyanax’ Red-spotted Purple (Limenitis arthemis astyanax)
Black-patched Cracker (Hamadryas atlantis)
Blackened Bluewing (Myscelia cyananthe)
Many-banded Daggerwing (Marpesia chiron)
Red-spotted Purple (Limenitis arthemis)
Ruddy Daggerwing (Marpesia petreus)
Viceroy (Limenitis archippus)
Weidemeyer’s Admiral (Limenitis weidemeyerii)


Emperors (Apaturinae)
Dusky Emperor (Asterocampa idyja)
Empress Leilia (Asterocampa leilia)
Hackberry Emperor (Asterocampa celtis)
Silver Emperor (Doxocopa laure)
Tawny Emperor (Asterocampa clyton)


Longwings (Heliconiinae)
Aphrodite Fritillary (Speyeria aphrodite)
Coronis Fritillary (Speyeria coronis)
Gulf Fritillary (Agraulis vanillae)
Isabella’s Heliconian (Eueides isabella)
Mexican Fritillary (Euptoieta hegesia)
Mormon Fritillary (Speyeria mormonia)
Nokomis Fritillary (Speyeria nokomis)
Northwestern Fritillary (Speyeria hesperis)
Variegated Fritillary (Euptoieta claudia)
Zebra Heliconian (Heliconius charithonius)


Milkweed Butterflies (Danainae)
Monarch (Danaus plexippus)
Queen (Danaus gilippus)
Soldier (Danaus eresimus)


Snouts (Libytheinae)
American Snout (Libytheana carinenta)


True Brushfoots (Nymphalinae)
American Lady (Vanessa virginiensis)
Common Buckeye (Junonia coenia)
Dotted Checkerspot (Poladryas minuta)
Elada Checkerspot (Texola elada)
Elf (Microtia elva)
Field Crescent (Phyciodes pulchellus)
Fulvia Checkerspot (Thessalia fulvia)
Graphic Crescent (Phyciodes graphica)
Green Comma (Polygonia faunus)
Mourning Cloak (Nymphalis antiopa)
Mylitta Crescent (Phyciodes mylitta)
Northern Crescent (Phyciodes cocyta)
Painted Crescent (Phyciodes picta)
Painted Lady (Vanessa cardui)
Pale Crescent (Phyciodes pallida)
Pearl Crescent (Phyciodes tharos)
Phaon Crescent (Phyciodes phaon)
Question Mark (Polygonia interrogationis)
Red Admiral (Vanessa atalanta)
Red-spotted Patch (Chlosyne marina)
Rosita Patch (Chlosyne rosita)
Sagebrush Checkerspot (Chlosyne acastus)
Satyr Comma (Polygonia satyrus)
Variable Checkerspot (Euphydryas chalcedona)
West Coast Lady (Vanessa annabella)


Parnassians and Swallowtails (Papilionidae)


Swallowtails (Papilioninae)
Anise Swallowtail (Papilio zelicaon)
Black Swallowtail (Papilio polyxenes)
Broad-banded Swallowtail (Papilio astyalus)
Giant Swallowtail (Papilio cresphontes)
Indra Swallowtail (Papilio indra)
Old World Swallowtail (Papilio machaon)
Ornythion Swallowtail (Papilio ornythion)
Pipevine Swallowtail (Battus philenor)
Polydamas Swallowtail (Battus polydamas)
Ruby-spotted Swallowtail (Papilio anchisiades)
Three-tailed Swallowtail (Papilio pilumnus)
Two-tailed Swallowtail (Papilio multicaudata)
Western Tiger Swallowtail (Papilio rutulus)
White-dotted Cattleheart (Parides alopius)