Butterflies of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania ---- Sightings in 2014 (No data for 2014)
Photographs of Lancaster County Butterflies from 2013

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    The butterfly species with dates have been seen in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania this year. There are records of 109 species for Lancaster County. The list below includes all those seen in 2009 through 2013, a total of 89 species.  New species seen in 2015, but not in 2009 through 2013 will be added in red. Nine species were added to the list in 2012 and one in 2013.   A printable list of the 109 species at (Lancaster Butterflies). 
If you have a reliable sighting not on this list from 2014, please send an email to . If you are not sure, but have a photograph, please send it. We will appreciate your help. 
First sightings by month for 2014 - 0 species  ---  (In March 0 species). (Updated April 18, 2015.)
Latest seen: ___________. 
Thank you to all of our contributors listed below.
The day of the first sighting is listed for each month .
Family HESPERIIDAE Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Last
1 Silver-spotted Skipper
2 Long-tailed Skipper
3 Hoary-edged Skipper
4 Southern Cloudywing 
5 Northern Cloudywing
6 Dreamy Duskywing 
7 Sleepy Duskywing
8 Juvenal's Duskywing 
9 Horace's Duskywing 
10 Wild Indigo Duskywing
11 Common Checkered Skipper 
12 Common Sootywing
13 Swarthy Skipper
14 Clouded Skipper
15 Least Skipper 
16 European Skipper 
17 Fiery Skipper 
18 Leonard's Skipper
19 Cobweb Skipper 
20 Indian Skipper
21 Peck's Skipper 
22 Tawny-edged Skipper
23 Crossline Skipper
24 Long Dash 
25 Northern Broken Dash 
26 Little Glassy Wing
27 Sachem
28 Delaware Skipper 
29 Mulberry Wing
30 Hobomok Skipper 
31 Zabulon Skipper 
32 Broad-winged Skipper
33 Black Dash 
34 Dun Skipper 
35 Dusted Skipper 
36 Ocola Skipper
Family PAPILIONIDAE Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Last
37 Pipevine Swallowtail 
38 Zebra Swallowtail 
39 Black Swallowtail 
40 Giant Swallowtail 
41 Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 
42 Spicebush Swallowtail
Family PIERIDAE
43 Cabbage Butterfly = Cabbage White 
44 Falcate Orangetip
45 Clouded Sulphur 
46 Orange Sulphur
47 Cloudless Sulphur
48 Little Yellow
49 Sleepy Orange 
50 Dainty Sulphur 
Family LYCAENIDAE
51 Harvester 
52 American Copper 
53 Bronze Copper
54 Coral Hairstreak
55 Banded Hairstreak 
56 Red-banded Hairstreak
57 Juniper Hairstreak 
58 Brown Elfin 
59 Henry's Elfin
60 Pine Elfin
61 White-m Hairstreak 
62 Gray Hairstreak 
63 Eastern Tailed Blue
64 Spring Azure 
65 Summer Azure 
66 Appalachian Azure
Family NYMPHALIDAE
 Subfamily LIBYTHEINAE 
Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Last
67 Snout Butterfly 
Subfamily HELICONIINAE
68 Variegated Fritillary
69 Great Spangled Fritillary
70 Regal Fritillary
71  Meadow Fritillary
72  Silvery Checkerspot
Subfamily NYMPHALINAE
73 Pearl Crescent
74 Baltimore 
75 Question Mark
76 Eastern Comma
77 Mourning Cloak 
78 American Painted Lady 
79 Painted Lady 
80 Red Admiral
81 Buckeye 
82 Red-spotted Purple 
83 Viceroy
Subfamily APATURINAE
84 Hackberry Butterfly = Hackberry Emperor
85 Tawny Emperor 
Subfamily SATYRINAE
86 Appalachian Eyed Brown 
87 Little Wood Satyr 
87 Common Wood Nymph 
Subfamily DANAINAE
89 Monarch
Monthly Totals
Yearly butterfly species sightings in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania
2009 (67)
2010 (72)
2011 (70)
2012 (79)
2013 (75)
2014 (__)
2015 (60)
2016 (64)
2017 (61)
2018 (---)
Contributors to this year's sightings for Lancaster County are: ______________.
A site with data on butterfly distributions by county (and photographs) for North America can be found at Butterflies and Moths of NA.   (http://www.butterfliesandmoths.org/)