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This is a list of butterflies in the U.S. state of Maryland.

Papilionidae

Pieridae

Lycaenidae

Lycaenini

  • American copper, Lycaena phlaeas
  • Harvester, Feniseca tarquinius
  • Bog copper, Lycaena epixanthe
  • Bronze copper, Lycaena hyllus

Theclini & Eumaeini

  • Gray hairstreak, Strymon melinus
  • White M hairstreak, Parrhasius m-album
  • Banded hairstreak, Satyrium calanus
  • Hickory hairstreak, Satyrium caryaevorus
  • Edward's hairstreak, Satyrium edwardsii
  • King's hairstreak, Satyrium kingi
  • Striped hairstreak, Satyrium liparops
  • Northern oak hairstreak, Satyrium favonius ontario
  • Coral hairstreak, Satyrium titus
  • Red-banded hairstreak, Calycopis cecrops
  • Brown elfin, Callophrys augustinus
  • Henry's elfin, Callophrys henrici
  • Frosted elfin, Callophrys irus
  • Hoary elfin, Callophrys polios
  • Eastern pine elfin, Callophrys niphon
  • Great purple hairstreak, Atlides halesus
  • Juniper hairstreak, Callophrys gryneus
  • Hessel's hairstreak, Callophrys hesseli
  • Early hairstreak, Erora laeta

Polyommatini

  • Eastern tail-blue, Cupido comyntas
  • Silvery blue, Glaucopsyche lygdamus
  • Appalachian azure, Celastrina neglectamajor
  • Dusky azure, Celastrina nigra

Riodinidae

  • Little metalmark, Calephelis virginiensis
  • Northern metalmark, Calephelis borealis

Nymphalidae

Heliconiinae

  • Variegated fritillary, Euptoieta claudia
  • Greater spangled fritillary, Speyeria cybele
  • Aphrodite fritillary, Speyeria aphrodite
  • Meadow fritillary, Boloria bellona
  • Silver-bordered fritillary, Boloria selene

Nymphalinae

Satyrinae

  • Little wood-satyr, Megisto cymela
  • Carolina satyr, Hermeuptychia sosybius
  • Common wood-nymph, Cercyonis pegala
  • Appalachian brown, Satyrodes appalachia
  • Northern pearly-eye, Enodia anthedon

Hesperiidae

Pyrginae & Pyrrhopyginae

  • Silver-spotted skipper, Epargyreus clarus
  • Golden banded-skipper, Autochton cellus
  • Hoary Edge, Achalarus lyciades
  • Southern cloudywing, Thorybes bathyllus
  • Northern cloudywing, Thorybes pylades
  • Confused cloudywing, Thorybes confusis
  • Long-tailed skipper, Urbanus proteus
  • Juvenal's duskywing, Erynnis juvenalis
  • Horace's duskywing, Erynnis horatius
  • Dreamy duskywing, Erynnis icelus
  • Sleepy duskywing, Erynnis brizo
  • Wild indigo duskywing, Erynnis baptisiae
  • Columbine duskywing, Erynnis lucilius
  • Mottled duskywing, Erynnis martialis
  • Common checkered-skipper, Pyrgus communis
  • Hayhurst's scallopwing, Staphylus hayhurstii
  • Common sootywing, Pholisora catullus

Heteropterinae & Hesperiinae

  • Fiery skipper, Hylephila phyleus
  • Sachem, Atalopedes campestris
  • European skipper, Thymelicus lineola
  • Least skipper, Ancyloxpha numitor
  • Clouded skipper, Lerema accius
  • Swarthy skipper, Nastra lherminier
  • Cobweb skipper, Hesperia metea
  • Leonard's skipper, Hesperia leonardus
  • Indian skipper, Hesperia sassacus
  • Long dash, Polites mystic
  • Peck's skipper, Polites peckius
  • Tawny-edged skipper, Polites themistocles
  • Crossline skipper, Polites origenes
  • Black dash, Euphyes conspicua
  • Southern broken-dash, Wallengrenia otho
  • Northern broken-dash, Wallengrenia egeremet
  • Little glassywing, Pompeius verna
  • Dun skipper, Euphyes vestris
  • Hobomok skipper, Poanes hobomok
  • Zabulon skipper, Poanes zabulon
  • Mulberry wing, Poanes massasoit
  • Broad-winged skipper, Poanes viator
  • Aaron's skipper, Poanes aaroni
  • Two-spotted skipper, Euphyes bimacula
  • Dion skipper, Euphyes dion
  • Delaware skipper, Anatrytone logan
  • Rare skipper, Problema bulenta
  • Dusted skipper, Atrytonopsis hianna
  • Common roadside-skipper, Amblyscirtes vialis
  • Pepper and salt skipper, Amblyscirtes hegon
  • Ocola skipper, Panoquina ocola
  • Salt marsh skipper, Panoquina panoquin
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