Lower Rio Grande Valley Page 2 - Butterflies

Swallowtails to Metalmarks

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PAPILIONIDAE (Swallowtails)

Giant Swallowtail
(Papilio cresphontes)

PIERIDAE (Whites and Sulphurs)

Checkered White
(Pontia protodice)

Great Southern White
(Ascia monuste)

Giant White
(Ganyra josephina)

Yellow-Angled Sulphur
(Anteos maerula)

Yellow-Angled Sulphur
(Anteos maerula)

Cloudless Sulphur
(Phoebis sennae)

Large Orange Sulphur
(Phoebis agarithe)

Large Orange Sulphur
(Phoebis agarithe)

Lyside Sulphur
(Kricogonia lyside)

Boisduval's Yellow
(Eurema boisduvaliana)

Tailed Orange
(Pyrisitia proterpia)

Tailed Orange
(Pyrisitia proterpia)

Little Yellow
(Pyrisitia lisa)

Mimosa Yellow
(Pyrisitia nise)

LYCAENIDAE (Gossamer-wing Butterflies)

Great Purple Hairstreak
(Atlides halesus)

Great Purple Hairstreak
(Atlides halesus)

Xami Hairstreak
(Callophrys xami)

Xami Hairstreak
(Callophrys xami)

Silver-banded Hairstreak
(Chlorostrymon simaethis)

Silver-banded Hairstreak
(Chlorostrymon simaethis)

Dusky-blue Groundstreak
(Calycopis isobeon)

Dusky-blue Groundstreak
(Calycopis isobeon)

Lacey's Scrub-Hairstreak
(Strymon alea)

Lacey's Scrub-Hairstreak
(Strymon alea)

Mallow Scrub-Hairstreak
(Strymon istapa)

Clytie Ministreak
(Ministrymon clytie)

Cassius Blue
(Leptotes cassius)

Western Pygmy-Blue
(Brephidium exile)

RIODINIDAE (Metalmarks)

Fatal Metalmark
(Calephelis nemesis)

Rounded Metalmark
(Calephelis perditalis)

Rounded Metalmark
(Calephelis perditalis)

Red-bordered Metalmark [M]
(Caria ino)

Red-bordered Metalmark [F]
(Caria ino)

Blue Metalmark
(Lasaia sula)

Blue Metalmark
(Lasaia sula)

Red-bordered Pixie
(Melanis pixe)

Red-bordered Pixie
(Melanis pixe)

Walker's Metalmark
(Apodemia walkeri)

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