Texas Butterfly

The Tawny Emperor loves to hang out at the forest's edge and will make visits to trees in your yard. It can be found throughout Texas except for the Panhandle and...

This is not a butterfly you are likely to confuse with any other. Its distinct orange markings make it stand out in your garden.

This active little skipper can be found dancing around gardens throughout Texas.

The name says it all. This is a little yellow butterfly found across Texas. Two little black dots at the base of the hindwing will help you distinguish it from similar...

You'll find this small orange butterfly throughout Texas almost all year long. I see it more in the Houston area than I did in West Texas, but it was common there,...

You can find this butterfly throughout most of the United States and all across Texas. I have seen it on any number of flowers included purple aster, blue greg's mist, zinnias,...

Found primarily in East Texas, the Spicebush Swallowtail mimics the Pipevine Swallowtail. It differs from the Pipevine in two distinct ways. First, it has two rows of orange spots on the...

Primarily found in the tropics, there are a few metalmarks that call Texas home. One is the Fatal Metalmark. This tiny butterfly is a rusty brown on top with brighter orange...

The Pipevine Swallowtail is abundant throughout Texas. It frequents gardens and can be found in flower fields and groves of trees. Its caterpillars feed on pipevine, a noxious plant which makes...

Found only in extreme southern Texas, the male of this species is an iridescent blue. It perches with its wings open making a shot of the underside difficult to get.