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Hoary Comma - Polygonia gracilis

Zephyr Anglewing - Polygonia gracilis zephyr


Brushfoots
Hairstreaks & Blues
Skippers & Skipperlings
Caterpillars & Chrysalis
Checkerspots
Marbles Sulphurs

Coppers Metalmarks Swallowtails

Crescents Monarchs
Whites & Yellows

Fritillaries Saytrs
Miscellaneous


            Brushfoots
    • American Snout - (Libytheana carinenta) - in St. George, Washington County, Utah 2008
    • Arizona Sister - (Adelpha eulalia) - orange, brown, blue and white butterfly in Middle Cnyn, Tooele Cnty, UT 9-2017
    • Brown Arctic - (Chryxus arctic) - orange butterfly with brown streaks and wings spots, Guardsman Pass, SL Cnty, UT 8-6-2019
    • Hoary Comma - (Polygonia gracilis) - in Salt Lake and Wasatch Counties, Utah 9-27-2021, 9-14-2008
    • Red Admiral - (Vanessa atalanta) - brown, red and white butterfly on Antelope Island, Davis County, Utah 9-29-2020
    • Weidemeyer's Admiral - (Limenitis weidemeyerii) - in Mercur Canyon and Big Cottonwood Canyon, Utah 6-11-2018, 7-22-2008
    • California Tortoiseshell - (Nymphalis californica) - on Guardsman Pass & Antelope Island, Utah  7-8-2020, 5-30-2017
    • Common Buckeye (Junonia coenia) - in St. George, Washington County, Utah 2008
    • Painted Lady - (Vanessa cardui) - in Taylorsville, St. George, Antelope Island, and Red Butte Garden, SLC, 2019, 2015, 2005, 2008
    • West Coast Lady - (Vanessa annabella) - at Strawberry Reservoir and Antelope Island, 8-27-2009, 9-24-2006
    • Mourning Cloak - (Nymphalis antiopa) - two in the Jordanelle Dam wetlands, Wasatch Cnty., UT  2017
    • Milbert's Tortoiseshell - (Nymphalis milberti) - by Mirror Lake Highway and on Antelope Island, Davis County, Utah 2017, 2011
    • Zephyr Anglewing - (Polygonia gracilis zephyr) - angle-winged butterfly in the Uintas & in Brighton, Utah, 8-4-2021, 9-21-2012
            Checkerspots
            Coppers
    • Blue Copper- (Lycaena heteronea) - 3 photos from Big Cottonwood Canyon and the Nebo Loop, UT 2016, 2010
    • Edith's Copper - (Lycaena editha) - on Guardsman Pass, in Unitas and at Strawberry Reservoir, , 2019, 2017, 2008, 2012
    • Lilac-bordered Copper - (Lycaena nivalis) - rosy-winged butterfly in Wasatch Mtn. State Park, Wasatch Cnty, UT 7-20-2020
    • Lustrous Copper - (Lycaena cupreus) - at Springs Pond in St. George, Utah
    • Mariposa Copper - at Bear River MBR
    • Purplish Copper - (Lycaena helloides) - in a grid of  blossoms at Bear River MBR, Box Elder Cnty, UT
    • Purplish Copper - (Lycaena helloides) - at Bear River MBR and the Jordanelle Wetlands 2006, 2007
    • Ruddy Copper - - (Lycaena rubidus) - in Salt Lake and Wasatch Counties, Utah  9-9-2019, 8-6-2019, 6-28-2007
    • Tailed Copper - (Lycaena arota) -in Wasatch Mtn. St. Park & at Red Butte Gardens, SLC, Utah 7-2012, 7-2018
    • Unknown Copper Butterfly - at Strawberry Reservoir
            Crescents
    • Field Crescent - at Jordanelle Wetlands and Strawberry Reservoir, Wasatch Cnty, Utah 2006, 2007, 2016
    • Mylitta Crescent - at Pineview Reservoir & near Bear River MBR
            Fritillaries
            Hairstreaks and Blues
    • Arrowhead Blue - (Glaucopsyche piasus) - at Strawberry Reservoir, Wasatch County, Utah 6-28-2007
    • Colorado Hairstreak - (Hypaurotis crysalus) - hurt on road in Middle Canyon, Tooele County, Utah 9-2017
    • Coral Hairstreak - (Satyrium titus) - 2 in Wasatch Mtn. St. Park & Big Cottonwood Canyon 7-2020, 7-2018, 7-2008
    • Echo Azure - (Celestrina echo) - gray spotted butterfly in Big Cottonwood Canyon, SL County, UT  6-3-2020
    • Gray Hairstreak - (Strymon melinus) - at Red Butte Gardens and at Bear River MBR 8-29-2008, 8-25-2005
    • Hedgerow Hairstreak - (Satyrium saepium) - along the Mirror Lake Highway, Summit County, UT 8-2017
    • Marine Blue - (Leptotes marina) - two photos at Willard Bay, Box Elder County. Utah, 9-11 & 9-12 of 2017
    • Melissa Blue - (Lycaeides melissa) - female on Antelope Island, Davis County, Utah 6-22-2008
    • Melissa Blue - (Lycaeides melissa) - male and mating pair on Antelope Island, Davis County, Utah 2008
    • Rocky Mountain Arctic Blue - (Plebejus glandon rusticus) - on Guardsman Pass, Salt Lake County, Utah  8-15-2019
    • Shasta Blue - (Plebejus shasta) - male at Strawberry Reservoir, Wasatch County, Utah  8-3-2008
    • Sheridan's Hairstreak - (possible Callophrys sheridanii) - turquoise beauty in Big Cottonwood Cnyn, SLC Cnty, UT 7-2017
    • Silvery Blue - (Glaucopsyche lygdamus) - in the Jordanelle Wetlands, Wasatch County, Utah 5-14-2006
    • Thicket Hairstreak - (Callophrys spinetorum) - in the Uinta Mountains, Summit County, UT 7-30-2019
    • Western Pygmy-Blue - (Brephidium exile) - on a cold November day on Antelope Island, Davis County, Utah 11-6-2014
    • Western Pygmy-Blue - (Brephidium exile) - one with hearts on the wings & a group of three on Antelope Island, 2015, 2016
    • Western-tailed Blue - (Cupido amyntula) - in the Jordanelle Dam wetlands in Wasatch County, UT 5-27-2007
            Marbles
  Metalmarks
  • Mormon Metalmark - (Apodemia Mormo) - on the slopes of the Lytle Ranch area in Washington Co., UT
  Monarchs
    • Arizona Viceroy - (Limenitis archippus obsoleta) - at Tonaquint Nature Park in St. George, UT 2009, -17
    • Queen - (Danaus gilippus) - n southern Utah Denise Blyn, 2005
    • Monarch Butterfly - two photos from Antelope Island, Utah
    • Monarchs - mating pair found at Locomotive Springs, Box Elder County, Utah
    • Viceroy - (Limenitis archippus) - in Wasatch County, near Jordanelle Dam
            Parnassians
  • Clodius Parnassian - (Parnassius clodius) - large white & light green butterfly in Big Cottonwood Cnyn, UT 8-2017
            Patch
  • Bordered Patch - (Chlosyne lacinia) - at Tonaquint Nature Center, Washington Cnty., UT, 4-14-2013
          Satyrs
    • Common Ringlet - (Coenonympha tullia) four photos from the Jordanelle wetlands in Wasatch Cnty, UT 2016, 2017
    • Small Wood-Nymph - (Cercyonis oetus) - in Wasatch and Garfield counties, UT 8-3-2021 7-9-2008, 8-3-2008
            Skippers and Skipperlings
    • Common Branded Skipper - (Hesperia comma) - on Antelope Island, Utah 8-31-2005
    • Common Checkered Skipper - (Pyrgus communis) - in Wasatch, Davis & SL Counties 2016, 2020, 2007
    • Common Sootywing - (Pholisora catullus) - small brownish-black, white-spotted butterfly near Lytle Ranch, Utah 5-12-2013
    • Draco Skipper - (Polites draco) - at Strawberry Reservoir, Wasatch County, UT 6-28-2007
    • Fiery Skipper - (Hylephila phyleus) - on Tonaquint Park in St. George, Utah 9-18-2015
    • Garita Skipperling - (Oarisma garita) - in the Jordanelle Wetlands, Wasatch Cnty, UT  6-28-2007
    • Juba Skipper - (Hesperia juba) - greenish butterfly with orange tinge at Powder Mtn. & Antelope Island, UT  2017, 2008
    • Northern Cloudywing - (Thorybes pylades) - at Strawberry Reservoir in Wasatch County, UT 5-27-2007
    • Northern White-Skipper - (Heliopetes ericetorum) - in Mercur Canyon, Tooele, Utah. 10-9-2016
    • Rocky Mountain Duskywing - (Erynnis telemachus) - at Strawberry Res. & Red Butte Garden, UT 8-5-2008, 5-27-2007
    • Russet Skipperling - (Piruna pirus) - at Pineview Reservoir, Wasatch County, UT 7-8-2013
    • Sandhill Skipper - (Polites sabuleti) - three different golden butterflies in Taylorsville, UT, 2018, 2017
    • Sandhill Skipper - (Polites sabuleti) - mating shenanigans on the lawn in Taylorsville, SL County, UT 8-30-2018
    • Small Checkered Skipper - (Pyrgus scriptura) - found alongside the road to Lytle Ranch, Washington Cnty., UT 5-12-2013
    • Two Banded or Mountain Checkered-Skipper (Pyrgus) - in the Wasatch mountains above American Fork, UT 6-1-2012
    • Western Branded Skipper - (Hesperia colorado) - patterned skipper in Salt Lake & Juab Counties, Utah  6-3-2020, 8-28-2018
    • Woodland Skipper - (Ochlodes sylvanoides) - at Red Butte Gardens, SLC, Utah  8-29-2008
    • Yuma Skipper - (Ochlodes yuma) - at Springs Park in St. George, Utah 10-18-2008
            Sulphurs
            Swallowtails
           Whites and Yellows
            Miscellaneous
          Caterpillars and Chrysalis




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