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Butterflies and Other Insects
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BUTTERFLIES

Swallowtails and Parnassians
Rocky Mountain Parnassian
Black Swallowtail
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail
Canadian Tiger Swallowtail
Two-tailed Swallowtail
Pipevine Swallowtail
Spicebush Swallowtail
Anise Swallowtail
Pale Swallowtail

Whites and Sulphurs
Orange Sulphur
Clouded Sulphur
Southern Dogface
Sleepy Orange
Dainty Sulphur
Checkered White
Cabbage White
Pine White

Orangetips and Marbles
Large Marble
Olympia Marble
Southwestern Orangetip (Sara Orangetip complex)
Desert Orangetip

Coppers and Harvester
Gray Copper
Ruddy Copper
Bronze Copper

Hairstreaks
Western Pine Elfin

Coral Hairstreak
Juniper Hairstreak
Gray Hairstreak
Arizona Hairstreak
Striped Hairstreak
Thicket Hairstreak
Great Purple Hairstreak

Mallow Scrub-Hairstreak
Leda Ministreak

Blues
Melissa Blue

Acmon Blue
Boisduval's Blue
Arctic Blue
Marine Blue
Reakirt's Blue
Silvery Blue
Ceraunus Blue
Eastern Tailed-Blue

Western Tailed-Blue
Spring Azure
Western Pygmy-Blue

Metalmarks

Mormon Metalmark

Sonoran Metalmark
Fatal Metalmark
Mexican Metalmark
Zela Metalmark

Longwings and Fritillaries
Regal Fritillary
Variegated Fritillary
Edward's Fritillary
Great Spangled Fritillary
Zerene Fritillary
Meadow Fritillary
Callippe Fritillary
Gulf Fritillary

Crescents and Checkerspots
Northern Crescent
Pearl Crescent
Field Crescent
Mylitta Crescent
Texan Crescent
Vesta Crescent
Sagebrush Checkerspot
Silvery Checkerspot
Variable Checkerspot
Gorgone Checkerspot
Elada Checkerspot
Tiny Checkerspot
California Patch
Bordered Patch

Brushfoots
Monarch
Queen
Question Mark
Green Comma
Eastern Comma
Satyr Comma
Hoary Comma
American Snout
Hackberry Emperor
Empress Leilia
Red-spotted Purple
Viceroy
Arizona Sister
Red Admiral
Weidemeyer's Admiral
Painted Lady

American  Lady
Common Buckeye
Tropical Buckeye
Milbert's Tortoiseshell
Mourning Cloak
Tropical Leafwing

Satyrs
Common Wood-Nymph
Dark Wood-Nymph
Mead's Wood-Nymph
Little Wood-Satyr
Canyonland Satyr
Nabokov's Satyr
Red Satyr
Common Ringlet
Eyed Brown
Northern Pearly Eye

Skippers
White-striped Longtail
Arizona Powdered Skipper

Silver-spotted Skipper, Epargyreus clarus
Dakota Skipper, Hesperia dacotae
Ottoe Skipper, Hesperia ottoe
Pahaska Skipper
Crossline Skipper
Tawny-edged Skipper
Hobomok Skipper
Eufala Skipper
Peck's Skipper
Long Dash
Arogos Skipper

Delaware Skipper
Least Skipper
Common Checkered-Skipper
Small Checkered-Skipper
Orange Skipperling
Common Sootywing
Common Roadside-Skipper
Dull Firetip
Short-tailed Skipper
Erichson's White-Skipper
Strecker's Giant Skipper

Duskywings
Pacuvius Duskywing
Juvenal's Duskywing
Funereal Duskywing

Scallopwings
Golden-headed Scallopwing


TIGER  BEETLES

 Cicindela nevadica makosika

Cicindela purpurea black morph
Cicindela scutellaris
Cicindela lengi
Cicindela limbata
Cicindela punctulata
Cicindela formosa
Cicindela longilabris
 

SILPHID  BEETLES
Necrophilia americana, American carrion beetle

Nicrophorus americanus, American Burying Beetle
Nicrophorus carolinensis
Nicrophorus orbicollis
Nicrophorus pustulatus
Nicrophorus tomentosus

 

MORE INSECTS
Ant Lion
Pleasing Fungus Beetle, Gibbifer californicus
Mantis
Phaneus vindex, Jeweled Dung Beetle
Water Striders
Bogus Yucca Moths

Catocala Moth
Coenus delius
Native bee pollinating purple prairie clover
Green Stink Bug
Clearwing Moth

Lacinipolia laudabilis moth
Robber Fly
Rove  Beetle
Goldenrod Leather-wing (Chauliognathus pennsylvanicus)

Dung Beetles rolling ball of dung (genus Canthon)
Eyed Click Beetle, Alaus spp.
Trichiotinus assimilis, Bee Mimic Beetle or Hairy Flower Scarab
Phyllophaga lanceolata, a scarab beetle
Grasshoppers
Cicada, unknown species
Cicada Killers
Tarantula Hawk
Ruby Meadowhawk, Sympetrum rubicundulum
Variegated Meadowhawk, Sympetrum corruptum
Widow Skimmer,  Libellula luctuosa
Eastern Pondhawk, Erythemis simplicicollis
Twelve-spotted Skimmer, Libellula pulchella


SPIDERS
Garden Spider, Argiope aurantia
Crab Spiders
 

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