The following butterflies have all been seen in Russ Pitman Park by our Staff Naturalists. For a downloadable PDF list, click here.

Swallowtails (family Papilionidae)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail
Pipevine Swallowtail
Spicebush Swallowtail
(American) Black Swallowtail
Polydamas Swallowtail
Eastern Giant Swallowtail

Whites & Sulphurs (family Pieridae)
Southern Dogface
Cloudless Sulphur
Orange-barred Sulphur
Dainty Sulphur
Little Yellow
Sleepy Orange

Blues & Hairstreaks (family Lycaenidae)
Reikirt’s Blue
Gray Hairstreak
Ceraunus Blue
Eastern Tailed Blue
Dusky-blue Groundstreak
Red-banded Hairstreak
Dusky Blue Groundstreak

Longwing Butterflies (family Nymphalidae)
Gulf Fritillary

Brushfoot Butterflies (family Nymphalidae)
Variegated Fritillary
Texan Crescent
Pearl Crescent
Phaon Crescent
Question Mark
Eastern Comma
Red Admiral
Painted Lady
American Painted Lady
Common Buckeye
Goatweed Leafwing
Hackberry Emperor
Tawny Emperor
American Snout

Skippers (family Hesperiidae)
Silver-spotted Skipper
White-striped Longtail
Long-tailed Skipper
Juvenal’s Duskywing
Horace’s Duskywing
Funereal Duskywing
Common/White Checkered-Skipper
Tropical Checkered-Skipper
Fiery Skipper
Clouded Skipper
Dun Skipper
Ocola Skipper
Least Skipper