Butterflies and moths

fritillaryThroughout the warmer months of the year we have a variety of butterfly and moth species that visit our campus.  This year we have had a ton of gulf fritillaries come through (Agraulis vanillae seen in the picture above). You can also see the list below for other butterflies and moths that we have seen this year.


Butterflies and Moths seen at Immanuel Memphis

Polyphemus Moth Antheraea polyphemus
Giant Leopard Moth Hypercompe scribonia
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail Papilio glaucus
Common Buckeye Junonia coenia
Monarch Butterfly Danaus plexippus
Curve-tooth Geometer Moth Eutrapela clemataria
Juvenal’s Duskywing Erynnis juvenalis
Fiery Skipper Hylephila phyleus
American Painted Lady Vanessa virginiensis
Giant Swallowtail Papilio cresphontes
Hummingbird Moth Hemaris spp.
The Beggar Eubaphe mendica
Cloudless Sulphur Phoebis sennae
Gulf Fritillary Agraulis vanillae
Silver-spotted skipper Epargyreus clarus
Spicebush Swallowtail Papilio troilus
Pearly Crescent Phyciodes tharos

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