Butterflies of New Mexico


Brush-footed Butterflies (Nymphalidae)


Admirals and Relatives (Limenitidinae)
‘Astyanax’ Red-spotted Purple (Limenitis arthemis astyanax)
Red-spotted Purple (Limenitis arthemis)
Ruddy Daggerwing (Marpesia petreus)
Viceroy (Limenitis archippus)
Weidemeyer’s Admiral (Limenitis weidemeyerii)


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


Longwings (Heliconiinae)
Aphrodite Fritillary (Speyeria aphrodite)
Arctic Fritillary (Boloria chariclea)
Atlantis Fritillary (Speyeria atlantis)
Callippe Fritillary (Speyeria callippe)
Edwards’ Fritillary (Speyeria edwardsii)
Freija Fritillary (Boloria freija)
Great Spangled Fritillary (Speyeria cybele)
Gulf Fritillary (Agraulis vanillae)
Isabella’s Heliconian (Eueides isabella)
Mexican Fritillary (Euptoieta hegesia)
Mexican Silverspot (Dione moneta)
Mormon Fritillary (Speyeria mormonia)
Nokomis Fritillary (Speyeria nokomis)
Northwestern Fritillary (Speyeria hesperis)
Silver-bordered Fritillary (Boloria selene)
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)
Bordered Patch (Chlosyne lacinia)
California Tortoiseshell (Nymphalis californica)
Common Buckeye (Junonia coenia)
Crimson Patch (Chlosyne janais)
Definite Patch (Chlosyne definita)
Dotted Checkerspot (Poladryas minuta)
Eastern Comma (Polygonia comma)
Green Comma (Polygonia faunus)
Hoary Comma (Polygonia gracilis)
Milbert’s Tortoiseshell (Aglais milberti)
Mourning Cloak (Nymphalis antiopa)
Mylitta Crescent (Phyciodes mylitta)
Northern Checkerspot (Chlosyne palla)
Northern Crescent (Phyciodes cocyta)
Painted Crescent (Phyciodes picta)
Painted Lady (Vanessa cardui)
Pearl Crescent (Phyciodes tharos)
Phaon Crescent (Phyciodes phaon)
Question Mark (Polygonia interrogationis)
Red Admiral (Vanessa atalanta)
West Coast Lady (Vanessa annabella)
White Peacock (Anartia jatrophae)


Parnassians and Swallowtails (Papilionidae)


Parnassians (Parnassiinae)
Rocky Mountain Parnassian (Parnassius smintheus)


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)
Palamedes Swallowtail (Papilio palamedes)
Pale Swallowtail (Papilio eurymedon)
Pipevine Swallowtail (Battus philenor)
Polydamas Swallowtail (Battus polydamas)
Two-tailed Swallowtail (Papilio multicaudata)
Western Tiger Swallowtail (Papilio rutulus)