Butterflies of Washington County


About the butterflies of Washington County...

Complete Listing of Species...

Family Danaidae:
The Monarch - Danaus plexippus

Family Nymphalidae:
The American Painted Lady - Vanessa virginiensis
The Baltimore - Euphydryas phaeton
The Buckeye - Junonia coenia
The Eastern Comma - Polygonia comma
The Great Spangled Fritillary - Speyeria cybele
The Mourning Cloak - Nymphalis antiopa
The Question Mark - Polygonia interrogtionis
The Red Admiral - Vanessa atalanta
The Red Spotted Purple - Limenitis arthemis astyanax
The Regal Fritillary - Speyeria idalia
The Variegated Fritillary - Euptoieta claudia
The Viceroy - Limenitis archippus

Family Papilionidae:
The Black Swallowtail - Papilio polyxenes asterius
The Giant Swallowtail - Papilio cresphontes
The Pipe-vine Swallowtail - Papilio philenor
The Spicebush Swallowtail - Papilio troilus
The Tiger Swallowtail - Papilio glaucus
The Zebra Swallowtail - Papilio marcellus

Family Pieridae:
The Alfalfa Butterfly - Colias eurytheme
The Checkered White - Pieris protodice
The Cabbage Butterfly - Pieris rapae

Subfamily Plebeiinae:
The Eastern Tailed Blue - Everes comyntas

Family Satyridae:
The Southern Wood Nymph - Cercyonis pegala

All photographs by Tom Moreno. Copyright, 1996 by Marietta College. These images may not be used for commercial purposes without written consent of the Marietta College Department of Biology. You are welcome to use these images for personal or educational purposes. Please give us credit in your reports, though!

This listing was updated in 1997 with assistance from John V. Calhoun, one of the authors of Butterflies and Skippers of Ohio.  Any remaining mistakes are not his fault!

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