Butterflies of the San Francisco Bay Area

  • All
  • Brushfoot (Nymphalidae)
  • Gossamer Wing (Lycaenidae)
  • Riodinidae
  • Skippers (Hesperiidae)
  • Swallowtails (Papilionidae)
  • Whites and Sulphurs (Pieridae)

Acmon Blue

American Lady

Anise Swallowtail

Bay Checkerspot

Behr’s Silvery Blue

Bernardino Blue

Boisduval’s Blue

Bramble Hairstreak

Brown Elfin

Cabbage White

California Dog-Face

California Hairstreak

California Pipevine Swallowtail

California Ringlet

California Sister

California Tortoiseshell

Callippe Fritillary

Ceraunus Blue

Checkered White

Clodius Parnassian

Cloudless Sulphur

Columbian Skipper

Common Buckeye

Common Checkered Skipper

Common Hairstreak

Common Sootywing

Common Sulphur

Common Wood Nymph

Comstock’s Fritillary

Coronis Fritillary

Dainty Sulphur

Desert Marble

Dotted Blue

Dryope Hairstreak

Eastern Tailed Blue

Echo Azure

Edith’s Checkerspot

Eufala Skipper

Field Crescent

Fiery Skipper

Funereal Duskywing

Gold Hunter’s Hairstreak

Golden Hairstreak

Gorgon Copper

Gray Hairstreak

Gray Marble

Great Arctic

Great Basin Wood Nymph

Great Copper

Great Purple Hairstreak

Greenish Blue

Gulf Fritillary

Hedgerow Hairstreak

Hoary Comma

Hydaspe Fritillary

Juba Skipper

Juniper Hairstreak

Lange’s Metalmark

Large Marble

Leanira Checkerspot

Lindsey’s Skipper

Lorquin’s Admiral

Lotus Hairstreak

Margined White

Marine Blue

Milbert’s Tortoiseshell

Mission Blue

Monarch

Mormon Metalmark

Moss’ Elfin

Mountain Mahogany Hairstreak

Mournful Duskywing

Mourning Cloak

Muir’s Hairstreak

Mylitta Crescent

Northern Checkerspot

Northern Cloudy-Wing

Northern White-Skipper

Orange Sulphur

Oreas Comma

Pacific Fritillary

Painted Lady

Pale Swallowtail

Persius Duskywing

Propertius Duskywing

Purplish Copper

Queen

Red Admiral

Roadside Skipper

Rural Skipper

Sachem

Sagebrush Checkerspot

Sandhill Skipper

Sara Orangetip

Satyr Comma

Silver Spotted Skipper

Silvery Blue

Sleepy Duskywing

Small Checkered Skipper

Small Veined White

Sonoran Blue

Sonoran Skipper

Spring White

Sylvan Hairstreak

Tailed Copper

Thicket Hairstreak

Two Banded Checkered Skipper

Two Tailed Swallowtail

Umber Skipper

Unsilvered Fritillary

Variable Checkerspot

West Coast Lady

Western Branded Skipper

Western Brown Elfin

Western Pine Elfin

Western Pygmy Blue

Western Tailed Blue

Western Tiger Swallowtail

White Checkered Skipper

Woodland Skipper

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