S. Okanagan Butterflies

Butterfly Checklist For The South Okanagan and Similkameen and Adjacent Highlands.
This list was compiled using the species distribution maps found in Butterflies of British Columbia by Crispin S. Guppy and Jon H. Shepard.

Clodius Apollo
Parnassius clodius altaurus
Rocky Mountain Apollo
Parnassius smintheus magnus
Small
Anise Swallowtail 1
Papilio zelicaon
Small
Canadian Tiger Swallowtail 2
Papilio canadensis
Small
Two-tailed Swallowtail 3
Papilio multicaudatus pusillus
Small
Pale Swallowtail 4
Papilio eurymedon
Becker’s White
Pontia beckerii
Small
Baird's Swallowtail 5
Papilio machaon bairdii
Small
Western Tiger Swallowtail 6
Papilio rutulus
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Pine White 7
Neophasia menapia
Spring White
Pontia sisymbrii flavitincta
Western White
Pontia occidentalis occidentalis
Margined White
Pieris marginalis reicheli
Small
Cabbage White 8
Pieris rapae rapae
Large Marble
Euchloe ausonides mayi
Small
Desert Marble 9
Euchloe lotta
Small
Clouded Sulphur 3
Colias philodice eriphyle
Small
Orange Sulphur 10
Colias eurytheme
Arctic Sulphur
Colias nastes streckeri
Small
Pink-edged Sulphur 11
Colias interior
Blue Copper
Lycaena heteronea heteronea
Small
Purplish Copper 12
Lycaena helloides
Lilac-bordered Copper
Lycaena nivalis browni
Reakirt’s Copper
Lycaena mariposa mariposa
Reakirt’s Copper
Lycaena mariposa penroseae
Coral Hairstreak
Satyrium titus immaculosus
Behr’s Hairstreak
Satyrium behrii columbia
Small
Half moon Hairstreak 13
Satyrium semiluna
Immaculate Green Hairstreak
Callophrys affinis washingtonia
Sheridan’s Hairstreak
Callophrys sheridanii newcomeri
Grey Hairsteak
Strymon melinus setonia
Small
Western Tailed Blue 14
Cupido amyntula amyntula
Small
Square-spotted Blue 15
Euphilotes glaucon
Arrowhead Blue
Glaucopsyche piasus toxeuma
Silvery blue
Glaucopsyche lygdamus columbia
Northern Blue
Plebejus idas atrapraetextus
Anna’s Blue
Plebejus anna ricei
Melissa’s Blue
Plebejus melissa melissa
Small
Satyr Anglewing 16
Polygonia satyrus
Green Comma
Polygonia faunus rusticus
Oreas Anglewing
Polygonia oreas threatfuli
Small
California Tortoiseshell 17
Nymphalis californica
Mourning Cloak
Nymphalis antiopa antiopa
Milbert’s Tortoiseshell
Aglais milberti milberti
Small
Painted Lady 18
Vanessa cardui
Small
West Coast Lady 16
Vanessa annabella
Small
Red Admiral 19
Vanessa atalanta rubria
Zerene Fritillary
Speyeria zerene picta
Callippe Fritillary
Speyeria callippe semivirida
Atlantis Fritillary
Speyeria atlantis hollandi
Northwestern Fritillary
Speyeria hesperis beani
Mormon Fritillary
Speyeria mormonia opis
Mormon Fritillary
Speyeria mormonia erinna
Silver-bordered Fritillary
Boloria selene atrocostalis
Meadow Fritillary
Boloria bellona toddi
Freija Fritillary
Boloria freija freija
Arctic Fritillary
Boloria chariclea rainieri
Arctic Fritillary
Boloria chariclea grandis
Mylitta Crescent
Phyciodes mylitta mylitta
Colon Checkerspot
Euphydryas colon colon
Anicia Checkerspot
Euphydryas anicia hopfingeri
Edith’s Checkerspot
Euphydryas editha beani
Viceroy
Limenitis archippus idaho
Common Woodnymph
Cercyonis pegala ariane
Small
Small Woodnymph 5
Cercyonis oetus phocus
Small
Vidler’s Alpine 21
Erebia vidleri
Common Alpine
Erebia epipsodea epipsodea
Small
Macoun’s Arctic 20
Oeneis macounii
Small
Chryxus Arctic 3
Oeneis chryxus chryxus
Small
Monarch 22
Danaus plexippus
Small
Northern Cloudywing 23
Thorybes pylades
Small
Dreamy Duskywing 24
Erynnis icelus
Small
Pacuvius Duskywing 25
Erynnis pacuvius
Small
Persius Duskywing 25
Erynnis persius
Small
Grizzled Skipper 26
Pyrgus centaureae
Common Sootywing
Pholisora catullus
Small
Arctic Skipper 28
Carterocephalus palaemon
Small
Garita Skipperling 29
Oarisma garita
Small
Juba Skipper 30
Hesperia juba
Small
Common Branded Skipper 31
Hesperia comma
Small
Western Branded Skipper 25
Hesperia colorado
Small
Nevada Skipper 32
Hesperia nevada
Small
Sandhill Skipper 30
Polites sabuleti
Small
Sonoran Skipper 25
Polites sonora
Small
Tawny-edged Skipper 33
Polites themistocles
Small
Woodland Skipper 34
Ochlodes sylvanoides
Small
Common Roadside-Skipper 35
Amblyscirtes vialis
Small
Lorquin's Admiral 36
Limenitis lorquini
Small
Common Ringlet 37
Coenonympha tullia
Small
Northern Checkerspot 38
Chlosyne palla
Small
Pale Crescent 20
Phyciodes pallida
Small
Great Basin Wood-Nymph 5
Cercyonis sthenele
Small
Field Crescent 39
Phyciodes pulchella
Small
Hydaspe Fritillary 23
Speyeria hydaspe
Small
Pearl Crescent 40
Phyciodes tharos
Small
Zerene Fritillary 41
Speyeria zerene
Small
Compton Tortoiseshell 42
Nymphalis l-album

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