Butterflies of Idaho


Brush-footed Butterflies (Nymphalidae)


Admirals and Relatives (Limenitidinae)
California Sister (Adelpha bredowii)
Lorquin’s Admiral (Limenitis lorquini)
Viceroy (Limenitis archippus)
Weidemeyer’s Admiral (Limenitis weidemeyerii)


Longwings (Heliconiinae)
Aphrodite Fritillary (Speyeria aphrodite)
Arctic Fritillary (Boloria chariclea)
Atlantis Fritillary (Speyeria atlantis)
Callippe Fritillary (Speyeria callippe)
Coronis Fritillary (Speyeria coronis)
Edwards’ Fritillary (Speyeria edwardsii)
Frigga Fritillary (Boloria frigga)
Great Basin Fritillary (Speyeria egleis)
Great Spangled Fritillary (Speyeria cybele)
Hydaspe Fritillary (Speyeria hydaspe)
Meadow Fritillary (Boloria bellona)
Mexican Fritillary (Euptoieta hegesia)
Mormon Fritillary (Speyeria mormonia)
Northwestern Fritillary (Speyeria hesperis)
Pacific Fritillary (Boloria epithore)
Relict Fritillary (Boloria kriemhild)
Silver-bordered Fritillary (Boloria selene)
Variegated Fritillary (Euptoieta claudia)
Zerene Fritillary (Speyeria zerene)


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


True Brushfoots (Nymphalinae)
American Lady (Vanessa virginiensis)
California Tortoiseshell (Nymphalis californica)
Common Buckeye (Junonia coenia)
Compton Tortoiseshell (Nymphalis vaualbum)
Edith’s Checkerspot (Euphydryas editha)
Field Crescent (Phyciodes pulchellus)
Gillette’s Checkerspot (Euphydryas gillettii)
Gorgone Checkerspot (Chlosyne gorgone)
Gray Comma (Polygonia progne)
Green Comma (Polygonia faunus)
Hoary Comma (Polygonia gracilis)
Leanira Checkerspot (Thessalia leanira)
Milbert’s Tortoiseshell (Aglais milberti)
Mourning Cloak (Nymphalis antiopa)
Mylitta Crescent (Phyciodes mylitta)
Northern Checkerspot (Chlosyne palla)
Northern Crescent (Phyciodes cocyta)
Painted Lady (Vanessa cardui)
Pale Crescent (Phyciodes pallida)
Red Admiral (Vanessa atalanta)
Sagebrush Checkerspot (Chlosyne acastus)
Satyr Comma (Polygonia satyrus)
Variable Checkerspot (Euphydryas chalcedona)
West Coast Lady (Vanessa annabella)


Parnassians and Swallowtails (Papilionidae)


Parnassians (Parnassiinae)
Clodius Parnassian (Parnassius clodius)
Rocky Mountain Parnassian (Parnassius smintheus)


Swallowtails (Papilioninae)
Anise Swallowtail (Papilio zelicaon)
Canadian Tiger Swallowtail (Papilio canadensis)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (Papilio glaucus)
Indra Swallowtail (Papilio indra)
Old World Swallowtail (Papilio machaon)
Pale Swallowtail (Papilio eurymedon)
Two-tailed Swallowtail (Papilio multicaudata)
Western Tiger Swallowtail (Papilio rutulus)


Skippers (Hesperiidae)


Spread-wing Skippers (Pyrginae)
Afranius Duskywing (Erynnis afranius)
Common Checkered-Skipper (Pyrgus communis)
Common Sootywing (Pholisora catullus)
Dreamy Duskywing (Erynnis icelus)
Grizzled Skipper (Pyrgus centaureae)
Mexican Cloudywing (Thorybes mexicana)
Mohave Sootywing (Hesperopsis libya)
Mottled Duskywing (Erynnis martialis)
Northern Cloudywing (Thorybes pylades)
Northern White-Skipper (Heliopetes ericetorum)