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

U.S. Status Key
Threatened in US Threatened in US Endangered in US Endangered in US
Status taken from US Fish and Wildlife Click on U.S. status icon to go to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife species profile.
 

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

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  Order: Lepidoptera

Family: Hesperiidae

Hoary Edge - Achalarus lyciades image
Pepper and Salt Skipper - Amblyscirtes hegon
Common Roadside-Skipper - Amblyscirtes vialis
Delaware Skipper - Anatrytone logan image
Least Skipper - Ancyloxypha numitor image
Dusted Skipper - Atrytonopsis hianna
Arctic Skipper - Carterocephalus palaemon image
Silver-spotted Skipper - Epargyreus clarus image
Wild Indigo Duskywing - Erynnis baptisiae image
Sleepy Duskywing - Erynnis brizo image
Horace's Duskywing - Erynnis horatius image
Dreamy Duskywing - Erynnis icelus image
Juvenal's Duskywing - Erynnis juvenalis image
Columbine Duskywing - Erynnis lucilius
Mottled Duskywing - Erynnis martialis
Persius Duskywing Skipper - Erynnis persius Endangered in NH image
Two-spotted Skipper - Euphyes bimacula
Black Dash - Euphyes conspicua image
Dun Skipper - Euphyes vestris image
Common Branded Skipper - Hesperia comma image
Leonard's Skipper - Hesperia leonardus image
Cobweb Skipper - Hesperia metea image
Indian Skipper - Hesperia sassacus image
Twin-spot Skipper - Oligoria maculata image
Common Sootywing - Pholisora catullus image
Hobomok Skipper - Poanes hobomok image
Mulberry Wing - Poanes massasoit
Broad-winged Skipper - Poanes viator image
Long Dash - Polites mystic image
Crossline Skipper - Polites origenes image
Peck's Skipper - Polites peckius image
Tawny-edged Skipper - Polites themistocles image
Little Glassywing - Pompeius verna image
Southern Cloudywing - Thorybes bathyllus image
Northern Cloudywing - Thorybes pylades image
European Skipper - Thymelicus lineola Introduced image
Northern Broken-Dash - Wallengrenia egeremet image

Family: Lycaenidae

Brown Elfin - Callophrys augustinus image
Western Pine Elfin - Callophrys eryphron image
Juniper Hairstreak - Callophrys gryneus image
Henry's Elfin - Callophrys henrici image
Hessel's Hairstreak - Callophrys hesseli
Frosted Elfin - Callophrys irus Endangered in NH image
Bog Elfin - Callophrys lanoraieensis

Eastern Pine Elfin - Callophrys niphon
Hoary Elfin - Callophrys polios
Spring Azure - Celastrina ladon image
Summer Azure - Celastrina neglecta image
Eastern Tailed-Blue - Cupido comyntas image
Early Hairstreak - Erora laeta
Silvery Blue - Glaucopsyche lygdamus image
Melissa Blue - Lycaeides melissa
Karner Blue Butterfly-Lycaeides melissa samuelis Endangered in US Endangered in NH image
Bog Copper - Lycaena epixanthe image
Bronze Copper - Lycaena hyllus image
American Copper - Lycaena phlaeas image
butterflyGreenish Blue - Plebejus saepiolus
Acadian Hairstreak - Satyrium acadica image
Banded Hairstreak - Satyrium calanus image
Edwards' Hairstreak - Satyrium edwardsii
Striped Hairstreak - Satyrium liparops image
Coral Hairstreak - Satyrium titus image
Gray Hairstreak - Strymon melinus image

Family: Noctuidae

Pine Pinion Moth - Lithophane lepida lepida Threatened in NH
Pine Barrens Zanclognatha - Zanclognatha martha


Family: Nymphalidae

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

Family: Papilionidae

Pipevine Swallowtail - Battus philenor image
Canadian Tiger Swallowtail - Papilio canadensis image
Giant Swallowtail - Papilio cresphontes image
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail - Papilio glaucus image
Black Swallowtail - Papilio polyxene image
Spicebush Swallowtail - Papilio troilu
image

Family: Pieridae

Orange Sulphur - Colias eurytheme image
Pink-edged Sulphur - Colias interior image
Clouded Sulphur - Colias philodice image
butterfly
Mustard White - Pieris oleracea image
Cabbage White - Pieris rapae image
Checkered White - Pontia protodice image
Little Yellow - Pyrisitia lisa image
Southern Dogface - Zerene cesonia
image

Family: Saturniidae

Cecropia Moth - Hyalophora cecropia image

  Order: Odonata

Family: Corduliidae

Ringed Boghaunter Dragonfly - Williamsonia lintneri Vulnerable Endangered in NH

  Order: Coleoptera

Family: Cicindelidae

Cobblestone Tiger Beetle - Cicindela marginipennis Vulnerable Endangered in NH
Puritan Tiger Beetle - Cicindela puritana Endangered Threatened in US Endangered in NH image