Lists of Butterflies

  1. Butterflies and Moths of North America:   A comprehensive online resource that will include information on taxonomy and identification, distribution and habitat, life history and bibliography for all butterfly taxa in America, including species, subspecies and undescribed geographic variants.
  2.  Pacific Northwest Moths – A website featuring high-resolution photographs of more than 1,200 species, along with detailed descriptions and distribution maps and an easy-to-use identification key.
  3. Butterflies of Oregon is a resource for Oregon butterfly enthusiasts, including  photos and species information covering all of Oregon’s regularly occurring, formally described butterfly species. Photos from Neil Bjorklund of Eugene. 
    • Both latin and common names 
    • Multiple photos, including both sexes where possible
    • Live photos for 150 species, all taken within Oregon
    • Photos of pinned specimens for 11 species
    • Identification information
    • Similar species and how to distinguish them
    • Distribution information
    • Preferred habitats
    • Common larval host plants
    • Flight season
    • Abundance information
    • Conservation status
  4. Caterpillars of Pacific Northwest Forests and Woodlands by Jeffrey C. Miller This is a site from U.S. Geological Survey.  Link no longer working.
  5. Monarch Waystations in Southern Oregon by Tom Landis