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Nymphalidae - Brush-footed Butterflies

mourning cloak

Classification

 Kingdom: Animalia
 Phylum: Arthropoda
 Subphylum: Hexapoda
 Class: Insecta
 Order: Lepidoptera
 Family: Nymphalidae

Monarch ButterflyWith around 6,000 species, this is the largest family of butterflies. Many species, like the monarch butterfly, are very colorful.

Butterflies in this family are called brush-foots because of their tiny forelegs. Their front two legs look more like brushes than feet and are not used for walking.

Many species in this family have some brown or orange on their wings and veins on their forewings. Most species have long antennae with rounded clubs at the end. Most of the caterpillars in this family are colorful and covered with spines or hair.

 

World Status Key
Least ConcernLeast Concern Near ThreatenedNear Threatened VulnerableVulnerable EndangeredEndangered Critically EndangeredCritically Endangered extinct in the wildExtinct in Wild extinctExtinct
Status and range is taken from ICUN Redlist. If no status is listed, there is not enough data to establish status.

US Status Key
Threatened in US Threatened in US Threatened in New Hampshire Threatened in NH Endangered in US Endangered in US Endangered in NH Endangered in NH Introduced Introduced
Status taken from US Fish and Wildlife and NH Fish and Game

  New Hampshire Species

 

  North/Central American Species

Milbert's Tortoiseshell - Aglais milberti
Meadow Fritillary - Boloria bellona
Arctic Fritillary - Boloria chariclea
Silver-bordered Fritillary - Boloria selene
Common Wood Nymph - Cercyonis pegala
Harris' Checkerspot - Chlosyne harrisii
Silvery Checkerspot - Chlosyne nycteis
Common Ringlet - Coenonympha tullia
Monarch - Danaus plexippus
Northern Pearly Eye - Enodia anthedon
Baltimore - Euphydryas phaeton
Variegated Fritillary - Euptoieta claudia
Common Buckeye - Junonia coenia
American Snout - Libytheana carinenta
Viceroy - Limenitis archippus
Red-spotted Purple or White Admiral - Limenitis arthemis
White Admiral - Limenitis arthemis arthemis
Astyanax' Red-spotted Purple - Limenitis arthemis astyanax
Little Wood Satyr - Megisto cymela
Mourning Cloak - Nymphalis antiopa
Compton Tortoiseshell - Nymphalis vaualbum
Jutta Arctic - Oeneis jutta
Melissa Arctic - Oeneis melissa
Tawny Crescent - Phyciodes batesii
Northern Crescent - Phyciodes cocyta
Pearl Crescent - Phyciodes tharos
Eastern Comma - Polygonia comma
Green Comma - Polygonia faunus
Hoary Comma - Polygonia gracilis
Question Mark - Polygonia interrogationis
Gray Comma - Polygonia progne
Satyr Comma - Polygonia satyrus
Appalachian Brown - Satyrodes appalachia
Eyed Brown - Satyrodes eurydice
Aphrodite Fritillary - Speyeria aphrodite
Atlantis Fritillary - Speyeria atlantis
Great Spangled Fritillary - Speyeria cybele
Regal Fritillary - Speyeria idalia
Red Admiral - Vanessa atalanta
Painted Lady - Vanessa cardui
American Lady - Vanessa virginiensis

  Tithian Sailor - Dynamine tithia
Creole Pearly Eye - Enodia creola
Southern Pearly Eye - Enodia portlandia
Common Banner - Epiphile adrasta
Colorado Alpine - Erebia callias
Disa Alpine - Erebia disa
Red-disked Alpine - Erebia discoidalis
Common Alpine - Erebia epipsodea
Banded Alpine - Erebia fasciata
Reddish Alpine - Erebia kozhantshikovi
Mt. McKinley Alpine - Erebia mackinleyensis
Magdalena Alpine - Erebia magdalena
Taiga Alpine - Erebia mancinus
Yellow-dotted Alpine - Erebia pawlowskii
Ross' Alpine - Erebia rossii
Vidler's Alpine - Erebia vidleri
Four-dotted Alpine - Erebia youngi
Longwing Crescent - Eresia phillyra
Isabella's Heliconian - Eueides isabella
Dingy Purplewing - Eunica monima
Florida Purplewing - Eunica tatila
Anicia Checkerspot - Euphydryas anicia
Chalcedon Checkerspot - Euphydryas chalcedona
Colon Checkerspot - Euphydryas colon
Edith's Checkerspot - Euphydryas editha
Bay Checkerspot - Euphydryas editha bayensis Threatened in US
Quino Checkerspot  - Euphydryas editha quino Endangered in US
Gillette's Checkerspot - Euphydryas gillettii
Mexican Fritillary - Euptoieta hegesia
Insolata Satyr - Euptychia insolata
Red-bordered Satyr - Gyrocheilus patrobas
Pale Cracker - Hamadryas amphichloe
Red Cracker - Hamadryas amphinome
Black-patched Cracker - Hamadryas atlantis
Gray Cracker - Hamadryas februa
Variable Cracker - Hamadryas feronia
Orange Cracker - Hamadryas fornax
Glaucous Cracker - Hamadryas glauconome
Guatemalan Cracker - Hamadryas guatemalena
Brownish Cracker - Hamadryas iphthime
Zebra Heliconian - Heliconius charithonia
Erato Heliconian - Heliconius erato
Hecale Longwing - Heliconius hecale
Hewitson's Longwing - Heliconius hewitsonii
Tiger-striped Longwing - Heliconius ismenius
Pachinus Longwing - Heliconius pachinus
Sara Longwing - Heliconius sara
Hermes Satyr - Hermeuptychia hermes
Carolina Satyr - Hermeuptychia sosybius
Tailed Cecropian - Historis acheronta
Orion - Historis odius
Orange Mapwing - Hypanartia lethe
Lavinia Clearwing - Hypoleria lavinia
Mimic - Hypolimnas misippus
European Peacock - Inachis io
Patilla Clearwing - Ithomia patilla
Tropical Buckeye - Junonia evarete
Mangrove Buckeye - Junonia genoveva
Lorquin's Admiral - Limenitis lorquini
Weidemeyer's Admiral - Limenitis weidemeyerii
Tiger Mimic-Queen - Lycorea halia
Many-banded Daggerwing - Marpesia chiron
Antillean Daggerwing - Marpesia eleuchea
Ruddy Daggerwing - Marpesia petreus
Waiter Daggerwing - Marpesia zerynthia
Red Satyr - Megisto rubricata
Viola's Wood Satyr - Megisto viola
Chestnut Leafwing - Memphis echemus
Pointed Leafwing - Memphis eurypyle
Forrer's Leafwing - Memphis forreri
Angled Leafwing - Memphis glycerium
Pale-spotted Leafwing - Memphis pithyusa
Common Mestra - Mestra amymone
Elf - Microtia elva
Scarce Morpho - Morpho deidamia
Common Morpho - Morpho helenor
White Morpho - Morpho polyphemus
Blackened Bluewing - Myscelia cyananthe
Whitened Bluewing - Myscelia cyaniris
Mexican Bluewing - Myscelia ethusa
Ridings' Satyr - Neominois ridingsii
Wyoming Satyr - Neominois wyomingo
Georgia Satyr - Neonympha areolatus
Helicta Satyr - Neonympha helicta
Mitchell's Satyr - Neonympha mitchellii
Saint Francis' Satyr - Neonympha mitchellii francisci Endangered in US
Mitchell's Satyr  - Neonympha mitchellii mitchellii Endangered in US
California Tortoiseshell - Nymphalis californica
Alberta Arctic - Oeneis alberta
Sentinel Arctic - Oeneis alpina
White-veined Arctic - Oeneis bore
Chryxus Arctic - Oeneis chryxus
Macoun's Arctic - Oeneis macounii
Great Arctic - Oeneis nevadensis
Philip's Arctic - Oeneis philipi
Polixenes Arctic - Oeneis polixenes
Uhler's Arctic - Oeneis uhleri
Paula's Clearwing - Oleria paula
Orange Owl-Butterfly - Opsiphanes boisduvallii
Split-banded Owl-Butterfly - Opsiphanes cassina
Pine Satyr - Paramacera xicaque
White Satyr - Pareuptychia ocirrhoe
Scarce Bamboo Page - Philaethria dido
Graphic Crescent - Phyciodes graphica
Mimic Crescent - Phyciodes incognitus
Mylitta Crescent - Phyciodes mylitta
California Crescent - Phyciodes orseis
Mexican Crescent - Phyciodes pallescens
Pale Crescent - Phyciodes pallida
Phaon Crescent - Phyciodes phaon
Painted Crescent - Phyciodes picta
Field Crescent - Phyciodes pulchella
Red-washed Satyr - Pierella helvina
Arachne Checkerspot - Poladryas arachne
Dotted Checkerspot - Poladryas minuta
Oreas Comma - Polygonia oreas
Zephyr Comma - Polygonia zephyrus
Cotytto Clearwing - Pteronymia cotytto
Red-striped Leafwing - Siderone galanthis
Rusty-tipped Page - Siproeta epaphus
Malachite - Siproeta stelenes
Blomfild's Beauty - Smyrna blomfildia
Karwinski's Beauty - Smyrna karwinskii
Unsilvered Fritillary - Speyeria adiaste
Callippe Fritillary - Speyeria callippe
Callippe Silverspot - Speyeria callippe callippe Endangered in US
Carol's Fritillary - Speyeria carolae
Coronis Fritillary - Speyeria coronis
Diana - Speyeria diana
Edwards' Fritillary - Speyeria edwardsii
Great Basin Fritillary - Speyeria egleis
Northwestern Fritillary - Speyeria hesperis
Hydaspe Fritillary - Speyeria hydaspe
Mormon Fritillary - Speyeria mormonia
Nokomis Fritillary - Speyeria nokomis
Zerene Fritillary - Speyeria zerene
Behren's Silverspot - Speyeria zerene behrensii Endangered in US
Oregon Silverspot - Speyeria zerene hippolyta Threatened in US
Myrtle's Silverspot - Speyeria zerene myrtleae Endangered in US
Black-bordered Crescent - Tegosa anieta
Orange Banner - Temenis laothoe
Elada Checkerspot - Texola elada
West Coast Lady - Vanessa annabella
Seasonal Leafwing - Zaretis ellops

  North/Central American Species

 

Zebra Longwing - Heliconius charitonia
Spot-celled Sister - Adelpha basiloides
Bredow's Sister - Adelpha bredowii
California Sister - Adelpha californica
Arizona Sister - Adelpha eulalia
Band-celled Sister - Adelpha fessonia
Tracta Sister - Adelpha tracta
Small Tortoiseshell - Aglais urticae
Gulf Fritillary - Agraulis vanillae
Tropical Leafwing - Anaea aidea
Goatweed Leafwing - Anaea andria
Florida Leafwing - Anaea troglodyta floridalis
Caribbean Peacock - Anartia chrysopelea
Banded Peacock - Anartia fatima
White Peacock - Anartia jatrophae
Godart's Peacock - Anartia lytrea
Chestnut Crescent - Anthanassa argentea
Brown Crescent - Anthanassa atronia
Orange-patched Crescent - Anthanassa drusilla
Cuban Crescent - Anthanassa frisia
Black Crescent - Anthanassa ptolyca
Montane Crescent - Anthanassa sitalces
Texan Crescent - Anthanassa texana
Tulcis Crescent - Anthanassa tulcis
One-spotted Prepona - Archaeoprepona demophon
Hackberry Emperor - Asterocampa celtis
Tawny Emperor - Asterocampa clyton
Dusky Emperor - Asterocampa idyja
Empress Leilia - Asterocampa leilia
Red Rim - Biblis hyperia
Mountain Fritillary - Boloria alaskensis
Alberta Fritillary - Boloria alberta
Astarte Fritillary - Boloria astarte
Pacific Fritillary - Boloria epithore
Bog Fritillary - Boloria eunomia
Freija Fritillary - Boloria freija
Frigga Fritillary - Boloria frigga
Dingy Fritillary - Boloria improba
Relict Fritillary - Boloria kriemhild
Cryptic Fritillary - Boloria natazhati
Polaris Fritillary - Boloria polaris
Uncompahgre Fritillary - Boloria acrocnema Vulnerable Endangered in US
Atreus Owl - Caligo atreus
Two-eyed Eighty-eight - Callicore pitheas
Mimic Crescent - Castilia eranites
Gray-based Crescent - Castilia griseobasalis
Mayan Crescent - Castilia myia
Blue-frosted Banner - Catonephele numilia
Dirty-blue Satyr - Cepheuptychia glaucina
Mead's Wood Nymph - Cercyonis meadii
Small Wood Nymph - Cercyonis oetus
Great Basin Wood Nymph - Cercyonis sthenele

Sagebrush Checkerspot - Chlosyne acastus
California Patch - Chlosyne californica
Black Checkerspot - Chlosyne cyneas
Definite Patch - Chlosyne definita
White-rayed Patch - Chlosyne ehrenbergi
Banded Patch - Chlosyne endeis
Erodyle Checkerspot - Chlosyne erodyle
Eumeda Chlosyne eumeda
Fulvia Checkerspot - Chlosyne fulvia
Gabb's Checkerspot - Chlosyne gabbii
Gorgone Checkerspot - Chlosyne gorgone
Simple Checkerspot - Chlosyne hippodrome
Hoffmann's Checkerspot - Chlosyne hoffmanni
Crimson Patch - Chlosyne janais
Bordered Patch - Chlosyne lacinia
Leanira Checkerspot - Chlosyne leanira
Marina Patch - Chlosyne marina
Black Patch - Chlosyne melanarge
Red-spotted Patch - Chlosyne melitaeoides
Northern Checkerspot - Chlosyne palla
Rosita Patch - Chlosyne rosita
Theona Checkerspot - Chlosyne theona
Rockslide Checkerspot - Chlosyne whitneyi
Plain Satyr - Cissia pompilia
Rusted Clearwing-Satyr - Cithaerias pireta
Hayden's Ringlet - Coenonympha haydenii
Dirce Beauty - Colobura dirce
Gemmed Satyr - Cyllopsis gemma
Canyonland Satyr - Cyllopsis pertepida
Nabokov's Satyr - Cyllopsis pyracmon
Soldier - Danaus eresimus
Queen - Danaus gilippus
Anna's Eighty-eight - Diaethria anna
Mexican Eighty-eight - Diaethria asteria
Cramer's Eighty-eight - Diaethria clymena
Juno Longwing - Dione juno
Mexican Silverspot - Dione moneta
Klug's Clearwing - Dircenna klugii
Silver Emperor - Doxocopa laure
Pavon Emperor - Doxocopa pavon
Banded Orange Heliconian - Dryadula phaetusa
Julia Heliconian - Dryas iulia
Tiny Checkerspot - Dymasia dymas
Small-eyed Sailor - Dynamine artemesia
Blue-eyed Sailor - Dynamine dyonis
Mexican Sailor - Dynamine postverta

 

Additional Information

Key: profile Profile Photos Photos Video Video Audio Audio New Hampshire Species NH Species

American Lady - Vanessa virginiensis profile Photos New Hampshire Species
The American lady butterfly feeds on nectar from dogbane, aster, goldenrod, marigold, selfheal, and common milkweed.
Source: Butterflies and Moths of North America Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: No

American Snout - Libytheana carinenta profile Photos New Hampshire Species
The American snout butterfly feeds on aster, dogbane, dogwood, goldenrod,and sweet pepperbush.
Source: Butterflies and Moths of North America Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: No

Aphrodite Fritillary - Speyeria aphrodite profile Photos New Hampshire Species
The Aphrodite fritillary is found in moist prairies, high mountain meadows, openings in barrens, brushland, dry fields, open oak woods, and bogs.
Source: Butterflies and Moths of North America Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: No

Appalachian Brown - Satyrodes appalachia profile Photos New Hampshire Species
The Appalachian brown caterpillar feeds on sedge and giant sedge.
Source: Butterflies and Moths of North America Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: No

Arctic Fritillary - Boloria chariclea profile Photos New Hampshire Species
The Arctic fritillary butterfly feeds on goldenrods and asters.
Source: Butterflies and Moths of North America Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: No

Astyanax Red-spotted Purple - Limenitis arthemis astyanax Photos New Hampshire Species
The Astyanax red-spotted purple is an iridescent blue with reddish-orange spots.
Source: Butterflies and Moths of North America Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: No

Atlantis Fritillary - Speyeria atlantis profile Photos New Hampshire Species
The Atlantis fritillary caterpillar feeds on violets.
Source: Butterflies and Moths of North America Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: No

Baltimore - Euphydryas phaeton profile Photos New Hampshire Species
The Baltimore butterfly is black with red-orange crescents on the outer margins of both wings and rows of creamy white spots on the interior of its upper wings.
Source: Butterflies and Moths of North America Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: No

Common Buckeye - Junonia coenia profile Photos New Hampshire Species
The common buckeye has a series of large eyespots on its wings.
Source: Butterflies and Moths of North America Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: No

Common Ringlet - Coenonympha tullia profile Photos New Hampshire Species
The common ringlet caterpillar eats grasses and rushes.
Source: Butterflies and Moths of North America Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: No

Common Wood Nymph - Cercyonis pegala profile Photos New Hampshire Species
The common wood nymph butterfly feeds on rotting fruit and flower nectar.
Source: Butterflies and Moths of North America Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: No

Compton Tortoiseshell - Nymphalis vaualbum profile Photos New Hampshire Species
The Compton tortoiseshell gets its name from the orange and brown tortoiseshell like pattern on its wings.
Source: Butterflies and Moths of North America Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: No

Eastern Comma - Polygonia comma profile Photos New Hampshire Species
The eastern comma butterfly eats rotting fruit and tree sap.
Source: Butterflies and Moths of North America Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: No

Eyed Brown - Satyrodes eurydice profile Photos New Hampshire Species
The eyed brown butterfly eats sap, bird droppings, and occasionally flower nectar.
Source: Butterflies and Moths of North America Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: No

Gray Comma - Polygonia progne profile Photos New Hampshire Species
The gray comma is bright orange on its upperside and gray on its underside.
Source: Butterflies and Moths of North America Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: No

Great Spangled Fritillary - Speyeria cybele profile Photos New Hampshire Species
The great spangled fritillary caterpillar feeds on various violet plants.
Source: Butterflies and Moths of North America Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: No

Green Comma - Polygonia faunus profile Photos New Hampshire Species
The green comma butterfly eats flower nectar, dung, and carrion.
Source: Butterflies and Moths of North America Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: No

Harris' Checkerspot - Chlosyne harrisii profile Photos New Hampshire Species
Harris' checkerspot caterpillar feeds on the flat-topped white aster.
Source: Butterflies and Moths of North America Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: No

Hoary Comma - Polygonia gracilis profile Photos New Hampshire Species
Currants, gooseberries, western azalea, and mock azalea are the host plants for the hoary comma caterpillar.
Source: Butterflies and Moths of North America Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: No

Jutta Arctic - Oeneis jutta profile Photos New Hampshire Species
The Jutta Arctic is found in wet tundra, spruce bogs, and lodgepole pine forests.
Source: Butterflies and Moths of North America Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: No

Little Wood Satyr - Megisto cymela profile Photos New Hampshire Species
The little wood satyr is light brown with a series of eyespots on the edges of its wings.
Source: Butterflies and Moths of North America Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: No

Meadow Fritillary - Boloria bellona profile Photos New Hampshire Species
The meadow fritillary butterfly feeds on black-eyed susans, dandelions, and ox-eyed daisies.
Source: Butterflies and Moths of North America Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: No

Melissa Arctic - Oeneis melissa profile Photos New Hampshire Species
A subspecies of the Melissa Arctic, the Oeneis melissa semidea, is found in the White Mountains of New Hampshire.
Source: Butterflies and Moths of North America Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: No

Milbert's Tortoiseshell - Aglais milberti profile Photos New Hampshire Species
Milbert's tortoiseshell is black with an orange band on the edges of its wings.
Source: Butterflies and Moths of North America Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: No

Monarch - Danaus plexippus profile Photos New Hampshire Species
The monarch butterfly feeds on nectar from milkweed.
Source: Butterflies and Moths of North America Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: Yes

Monarch - Danaus plexippus profile Photos New Hampshire Species
There are two distinct populations of monarch butterflies in North America.
Source: Animal Diversity Web Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: Yes

Monarch - Danaus plexippus profile Photos Video New Hampshire Species
During the winter, monarch butterflies hibernate in fir, pine, oak and cedar forests.
Source: Arkive Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: Yes

Mourning Cloak - Nymphalis antiopa profile Photos New Hampshire Species
The mourning cloak is purplish-black with a wide, bright yellow border on outer margins of its wings.
Source: Butterflies and Moths of North America Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: No

Northern Crescent - Phyciodes cocyta profile Photos New Hampshire Species
The northern crescent butterfly feeds on flowers of dogbane, fleabane, and white clover.
Source: Butterflies and Moths of North America Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: No

Northern Pearly Eye - Enodia anthedon profile Photos New Hampshire Species
The northern pearly eye butterfly feeds on dung, fungi, carrion, and sap from willows, poplars, and birch.
Source: Butterflies and Moths of North America Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: No

Painted Lady - Vanessa cardui profile Photos New Hampshire Species
The painted lady is found on all continents except Australia and Antarctica.
Source: Butterflies and Moths of North America Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: No

Painted Lady - Vanessa cardui profile Photos Video New Hampshire Species
The painted lady is orange and black with white spots.
Source: Arkive Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: Yes

Pearl Crescent - Phyciodes tharos profile Photos New Hampshire Species
The pearl crescent is found in pastures, road edges, vacant lots, fields, and open pine woods.
Source: Butterflies and Moths of North America Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: No

Question Mark - Polygonia interrogationis profile Photos New Hampshire Species
The question mark butterfly feeds on rotting fruit, tree sap, dung, carrion.
Source: Butterflies and Moths of North America Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: No

Red Admiral - Vanessa atalanta profile Photos New Hampshire Species
The red admiral butterfly feeds on sap flows on trees, fermenting fruit, and bird droppings.
Source: Butterflies and Moths of North America Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: No

Red Admiral - Vanessa atalanta profile Photos Video New Hampshire Species
The red admiral butterfly is found in Europe, Asia, North Africa and North America.
Source: Arkive Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: Yes

Red-spotted Purple or White Admiral - Limenitis arthemis profile Photos New Hampshire Species
The red-spotted purple or white admiral was once thought to be two separate species instead of variations of one species.
Source: Butterflies and Moths of North America Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: No

Regal Fritillary - Speyeria idalia profile Photos New Hampshire Species
The regal fritillary butterfly feeds on nectar from flowers of milkweeds, thistles, red clover, and mountain mint.
Source: Butterflies and Moths of North America Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: No

Satyr Comma - Polygonia satyrus profile Photos New Hampshire Species
The satyr comma butterflies feed on tree sap, rotting fruit, and flower nectar.
Source: Butterflies and Moths of North America Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: No

Silver-bordered Fritillary - Boloria selene profile Photos New Hampshire Species
The silver-bordered fritillary is found in wet meadows, bogs, and marshes.
Source: Butterflies and Moths of North America Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: No

Silvery Checkerspot - Chlosyne nycteis profile Photos New Hampshire Species
The silvery checkerspot butterflies are found in streamsides, meadows, and forest openings.
Source: Butterflies and Moths of North America Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: No

Tawny Crescent - Phyciodes batesii profile Photos New Hampshire Species
The tawny crescent is found in moist meadows and pastures in the northern part of its range and dry rocky ridges or hillsides in the southern part of its range.
Source: Butterflies and Moths of North America Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: No

Variegated Fritillary - Euptoieta claudia profile Photos New Hampshire Species
The variegated fritillary is orange with thick dark veins and markings and black spots near the margin of its wings.
Source: Butterflies and Moths of North America Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: No

Variegated Fritillary - Euptoieta claudia Photos New Hampshire Species
The variegated fritillary is has two to three broods a year.
Source: Massachusetts Butterfly Club Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: No

Viceroy - Limenitis archippus profile Photos New Hampshire Species
The viceroy looks like the monarch butterfly.
Source: Butterflies and Moths of North America Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: No