Butterfly List

The Rosetta McClain Gardens Butterfly List

This is a complete and up-to-date list of all butterfly species that we've seen and positively identified at Rosetta McClain Gardens since BIGFRANK started visting the park back in 2002.  Species that are dated represent rare sightings.

Total butterfly species observed to date: 38

Swallowtails
Pipevine Swallowtail
Black Swallowtail
Giant Swallowtail
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail
Spicebush Swallowtail

Sulphurs & Whites
Clouded Sulphur
Orange Sulphur
Cabbage White

Gossamer-wings
Eastern Tailed Blue
Spring Azure
Summer Azure
Silvery Blue

Brushfoots
American Snout   (Sep 3, 2009)
Monarch
White Admiral
Red-spotted Purple   (Aug 27, 2014)
Viceroy
Great Spangled Fritillary
American Lady
Painted Lady
Red Admiral
Compton Tortoiseshell
Mourning Cloak
Question Mark
Eastern Comma
Common Buckeye
Baltimore Checkerspot   (Jul 1, 2012) 
Pearl Crescent
Northern Crescent

Skippers
Silver-spotted Skipper
Wild Indigo Duskywing
Least Skipper
European Skipper
Fiery Skipper
Leonard’s Skipper   (Aug 19, 2013) (Aug 29, 2014)
Peck’s Skipper
Northern Broken-Dash
Sachem   (Aug 12, 13, 15, 19, & 20, 2012)

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