Butterflies of North Carolina:
their Distribution and Abundance
100 iNaturalist Records recently added to the database.
Cnamecountydateobservernumbercomments
Pipevine SwallowtailCleveland2024-04-191iNat 208900006
Lace-winged Roadside-SkipperSwain2024-04-291iNat 212029272
Juvenal's DuskywingYancey2024-04-24Grace Croonenberghs1iNat 209344127
Juniper HairstreakDare; OBL2024-04-281At least 3 present iNat 211505384
HarvesterPerson2024-04-291iNat 211688716
American LadyRowan2024-04-261iNat 209711137
American LadyHenderson2024-04-241iNat 210142856
American LadyCatawba2024-04-27Tiffany Huffman1iNat 211580672
Zabulon SkipperNash2024-04-19Ami Thompson1iNat 208152486
Zabulon SkipperLincoln2024-04-301iNat 212350263
Zabulon SkipperGaston2024-04-251iNat 209392770
Red-banded HairstreakJackson2024-04-29Ripley Patton1iNat 211881441
Question MarkColumbus2024-04-18John Lynch1iNat 208398450
Pipevine SwallowtailMcDowell; M2024-04-291iNat 212626244
West Virginia WhiteMadison2024-04-201iNat 209313765
West Virginia WhiteMadison2024-04-18Kevin Metcalf1iNat 208194583
West Virginia WhiteMacon2024-04-20Jason Love1Nectaring on toothwort (Cardamine diphylla) iNat 208325678
West Virginia WhiteHaywood2024-04-221iNat 208965434
West Virginia WhiteHaywood2024-04-18Terri Koontz1Mineralizing on weathered horse poop. Big Creek Trail. iNat 208205806
West Virginia WhiteGraham2024-04-221common. 50+ observed each day iNat 209536771
West Virginia WhiteBuncombe2024-04-29Morgan Freese1iNat 212044144
West Virginia WhiteBuncombe2024-04-201iNat 208401677
Silvery BlueMadison2024-04-18Kevin Metcalf1iNat 208195025
Golden Banded-SkipperMadison2024-04-291iNat 211902004
Golden Banded-SkipperMadison2024-04-251iNat 209840990
Golden Banded-SkipperMadison2024-04-20Heather Rayburn NC1Whoop, there it is! iNat 208497712
Dusky AzureGraham2024-04-251Female found ovipositing on goatsbeard. 3 females 5 males observed with males starting to get worn iNat 209534255
Dusky AzureGraham2024-04-231iNat 208962118
Appalachian AzureGraham2024-04-251Female ovipositing on black cohosh, stecoah gap. 2 females 3 males observed iNat 209370379
Spring AzureRichmond; C2024-03-29Kevin Metcalf1"Fresh individual. This one seemed to represent the majority of the Azures flying locally today." https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/204726424
Spring AzureJackson2024-04-11Skye Cahoon1iNat 206686163
Spring AzureHenderson2024-04-161iNat 207748951
Red-spotted PurpleCabarrus2024-04-131iNat 207007999
Pearl CrescentPerson2024-04-121iNat 207734815
Juvenal's DuskywingStanly2024-03-30Rene Kimray1iNat 205169864
Juvenal's DuskywingHenderson2024-04-08Michael W Plauché1iNat 206231218
Juvenal's DuskywingBeaufort2024-03-30Don Kinney1iNat 204824168
Henry's ElfinIredell2024-04-051iNat 205572323
HarvesterAshe2024-04-13Brian Antczak1iNat 207666086
Gemmed SatyrHaywood2024-04-071iNat 205967209
Falcate OrangetipTyrrell2024-04-131iNat 207290142
Eastern Tiger SwallowtailLincoln2024-03-30breaze1iNat 206129379
Eastern Tailed-BlueNash2024-04-16Sarah Oberlin1iNat 207678950
Eastern Pine ElfinPender2024-04-08John Lynch1iNat 206270565
Dreamy DuskywingAshe2024-04-14Kristin Wyatt1iNat 207236112
Brown ElfinAvery2024-04-01Emily L. Stanley1iNat 205011769
Black SwallowtailRowan2024-04-08Becca1iNat 206105956
Black SwallowtailPerson2024-04-071iNat 206306188
Black SwallowtailBrunswick; BHI2024-04-13Megan Stephenson1larva iNat 207200852
Carolina Roadside-SkipperWarren2024-04-041iNat 205408279
Reversed Roadside-skipperCraven2024-04-151https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/207819321
Juvenal's DuskywingIredell2024-04-051Briefly observed large pale spot on underside of the hindwing, but was not able to get a photo iNat 205573645
Yucca Giant-SkipperScotland2024-04-01Lori Arent1iNat 205034120
West Virginia WhiteSwain2024-04-12Holly Amato1iNat 207420289
West Virginia WhiteSwain2024-04-061iNat 205753412
West Virginia WhiteSwain2024-03-29Jean H.1iNat 205232861
West Virginia WhiteMadison2024-04-141iNat 207304636
West Virginia WhiteMadison2024-04-121iNat 206878997
West Virginia WhiteMadison2024-04-011iNat 205003802
West Virginia WhiteJackson2024-04-131iNat 207221464
West Virginia WhiteJackson2024-03-29Ripley Patton1iNat 204634935
West Virginia WhiteHaywood2024-04-071iNat 205966996
West Virginia WhiteClay2024-03-29Brad Reese1iNat 204602227
West Virginia WhiteBuncombe2024-04-03Emily L. Stanley1iNat 205365917
West Virginia WhiteBuncombe2024-03-30Emily L. Stanley1iNat 204599614
Silvery BlueMadison2024-04-011iNat 205003776
Silvery BlueBuncombe2024-03-301iNat 204644487
Olympia MarbleMadison2024-04-071iNat 206048475
Olympia MarbleMadison2024-03-311iNat 205006129
Olympia MarbleMadison2024-04-011iNat 205003793
Intricate SatyrPender2024-04-08John Lynch1iNat 206270586
Early HairstreakMadison2024-03-301iNat 204731552
Crystal SkipperCarteret2024-04-141iNat 207281361
Crystal SkipperCarteret2024-04-081iNat 206180217
Carolina Roadside-SkipperCamden2024-04-13Larry Chen1very worn, photo didn't quite turn out but finely striped antennae and checkered underwing pattern visible in field iNat 207059774
Carolina Roadside-SkipperCamden2024-04-08Lior Carlson1iNat 206257331
Yucca Giant-SkipperRichmond; C2024-04-05Kevin Metcalf1iNat 205778831
Yucca Giant-SkipperRichmond; C2024-03-29Kevin Metcalf1Two seen together, and likely another seen. With @robvanepps. One slightly worn, another appeared fresh. Associated with common yucca. iNat 204586072
West Virginia WhitePolk; M2024-04-13Heather Russell1iNat 207150437
West Virginia WhitePolk; M2024-04-05Suzanne Dingwell1iNat 205842896
Hessel's HairstreakRichmond; C2024-03-29Will Stuart1Late day, and not much of a look. Very flighty. Gave me a 2 minute look, flew, and did not give me a second look. iNat 204488158
Pipevine SwallowtailHenderson2024-04-151Hendersonville; https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/207454574
West Virginia WhiteSwain2024-03-171Maybe iNat 203003910
West Virginia WhiteMadison2024-03-16Rob Van Epps1iNat 202904953
West Virginia WhiteHaywood2024-03-23Antigone Burke1iNat 203761954
West Virginia WhiteBuncombe2024-03-22Emily L. Stanley1iNat 203520286
Olympia MarbleMadison2024-03-16Kevin Metcalf1iNat 202766745
Silvery BlueMadison2024-03-141iNat 202633660
Reversed Roadside-SkipperRichmond; C2024-03-25Will Stuart1A cool day, perhaps 60 degrees F but some sun and this Reversed Roadside-Skipper was sitting in the gravel road with a small group of Duskywings. I was able to lie on the road and take a few photos as it walked about. It looked very fresh. iNat 203972477
Olympia MarbleMadison2024-03-16Rob Van Epps1iNat 202905537
Early HairstreakJackson2024-03-151iNat 202603186
Carolina Roadside-SkipperCamden2024-04-001https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/207096355 also https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/207059774