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Smoky Mountain Magic

SMOKY MOUNTAIN MAGIC--Horace Kephart's fictional adventure set in the Deep Creek watershed, Cherokee Indian Reservation, and Bryson City in the summer of 1925. Written in 1929 and never before published. The original manuscript was passed down for 3 generations recently surfaced during the park's 75th anniversary celebration. "What better topic than a journey into a forbidden realm, complete with witches, robber barons, noble savages and a winsome lady, all wrapped in a cloak of mystery and myth?" asks reviewer Gary Carden. Kephart is featured in Ken Burn's PBS series on our national parks. He is the author of "Our Southern Highlanders", "Cherokees of the Smokies", and "Camping and Woodcraft". Available in hardcover and softcover. Read More >

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Butterflies & Skippers

Butterflies and Skippers Checklist

Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Pipevine Swallowtail by Jenny Pansing

Pipevine Swallowtail by Jenny Pansing

SUPERFAMILY HESPERIOIDEA
FAMILY HESPERIIDAE (SKIPPERS)

SUBFAMILY EUDAMINAE
·Achalarus lyciades, Hoary Edge
·Autochton cellus, Golden Banded-Skipper
·Epargyreus clarus, Silver-spotted Skipper
·Thorybes bathyllus, Southern Cloudywing
·Thorybes pylades, Northern Cloudywing
·Urbanus proteus, Long-tailed Skipper

SUBFAMILY HESPERIINAE
·Amblyscirtes aesculapius, Lace-winged Roadside-Skipper
·Amblyscirtes hegon, Pepper and Salt Skipper
·Amblyscirtes vialis, Common Roadside-Skipper
·Amblyscirtes reversa, Reversed Roadside-Skipper
·Ancyloxypha numitor, Least Skipper
·Atalopedes campestris, Sachem
·Atrytonopsis hianna, Dusted Skipper
·Euphyes vestris, Dun Skipper
·Hesperia sassacus, Indian Skipper
·Hylephila phyleus, Fiery Skipper
·Lerema accius, Clouded Skipper
·Nastra lherminier, Swarthy Skipper
·Panoquina ocola, Ocola Skipper
·Poanes hobomok, Hobomok Skipper
·Poanes zabulon, Zabulon Skipper
·Polites origenes, Crossline Skipper
·Polites peckius, Peck's Skipper
·Polites themistocles, Tawny-edged Skipper
·Pompeius verna, Little Glassywing
·Wallengrenia egeremet, Northern Broken-Dash

SUBFAMILY PYRGINAE
·Erynnis baptisiae, Wild Indigo Duskywing
·Erynnis brizo, Sleepy Duskywing
·Erynnis horatius, Horace's Duskywing
·Erynnis icelus, Dreamy Duskywing
·Erynnis juvenalis, Juvenal's Duskywing
·Erynnis martialis, Mottled Duskywing
·Pyrgus communis, Common Checkered-Skipper

SUPERFAMILY PAPILIONOIDEA
FAMILY LYCAENIDAE
(HAIRSTREAKS, BLUES, COPPERS, AND METALMARKS)

SUBFAMILY LYCAENINAE
·Lycaena phlaeas, American Copper

SUBFAMILY MILETINAE
·Feniseca tarquinius, Harvester

SUBFAMILY POLYOMMATINAE
·Celastrina ladon, Spring Azure
·Celastrina neglecta, SummerAzure
·Celastrina neglectamajor, Appalachian Azure
·Cupido comyntas, Eastern Tailed-Blue
·Glaucopsyche lygdamus, Silvery Blue

SUBFAMILY THECLINAE
·Atlides halesus, Great Purple Hairstreak
·Callophrys augustinus, Brown Elfin
·Callophrys grynea, 'Olive' Juniper Hairstreak
·Callophrys niphon, Eastern Pine Elfin
·Calycopis cecrops, Red-banded Hairstreak
·Parrhasius m-album, White M Hairstreak
·Satyrium calanus, Banded Hairstreak
·Satyrium liparops, Striped Hairstreak
·Strymon melinus, Gray Hairstreak

FAMILY NYMPHALIDAE (BRUSHFOOTS)

SUBFAMILY APATURINAE
·Asterocampa celtis, Hackberry Emperor

SUBFAMILY CHARAXINAE
·Anaea andria, Goatweed Leafwing

SUBFAMILY DANAINAE
·Danaus plexippus, Monarch

SUBFAMILY HELICONIINAE
·Agraulis vanillae, Gulf Fritillary
·Boloria bellona, Meadow Fritillary
·Euptoieta claudia, Variegated Fritillary
·Speyeria aphrodite, Aphrodite Fritillary
·Speyeria cybele, Great Spangled Fritillary
·Speyeria diana, Diana Fritillary

SUBFAMILY LIBYTHEINAE
Libytheana carinenta, American Snout

SUBFAMILY LIMENITIDINAE
·Limenitis archippus, Viceroy
·Limenitis arthemis astyanax, Red-spotted Purple

SUBFAMILY NYMPHALINAE
·Chlosyne nycteis, Silvery Checkerspot
·Euphydryas phaeton, Baltimore Checkerspot
·Junonia coenia, Common Buckeye
·Nymphalis antiopa, Mourning Cloak
·Phyciodes batesii, Tawny Crescent
·Phyciodes tharos, Pearl Crescent
·Polygonia comma, Eastern Comma
·Polygonia faunus, Green Comma
·Polygonia interrogationis, Question Mark
·Polygonia progne, Gray Comma
·Vanessa atalanta, Red Admiral
·Vanessa cardui, Painted Lady
·Vanessa virginiensis, American Lady

SUBFAMILY SATYRINAE
·Cercyonis pegala, Common Wood-Nymph
·Cyllopsis gemma, Gemmed Satyr
·Hermeuptychia sosybius, Carolina Satyr
·Lethe anthedon, Northern Pearly-eye
·Lethe appalachia, Appalachian Brown
·Megisto cymela, Little Wood-Satyr

FAMILY PAPILIONIDAE (SWALLOWTAILS)

SUBFAMILY PAPILIONINAE
·Battus philenor, Pipevine Swallowtail
·Eurytides marcellus, Zebra Swallowtail
·Papilio cresphontes, Giant Swallowtail
·Papilio glaucus, Eastern Tiger Swallowtail
·Papilio polyxenes, Black Swallowtail
·Papilio troilus, Spicebush Swallowtail

FAMILY PIERIDAE (WHITES AND SULPHURS)

SUBFAMILY COLIADINAE
·Abaeis nicippe, Sleepy Orange
·Colias eurytheme, Orange Sulphur
·Colias philodice, Clouded Sulphur
·Eurema daira, Barred Yellow
·Phoebis sennae, Cloudless Sulphur
·Pyrisitia lisa, Little Yellow

SUBFAMILY PIERINAE
·Anthocharis midea, Falcate Orangetip
·Euchloe olympia, Olympia Marble
·Pieris rapae, Cabbage White
·Pieris virginiensis, West Virginia White
·Pontia protodice, Checkered White

PREVIOUS VERSIONS OF THIS CHECKLIST WERE COMPILED FROM:
GRSM Natural History Collections
Lambdin, P.L., D. Paulsen, J.K. Watson, and K. Langdon. 1991. Checklist of the Lepidoptera in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. University of Tennessee Agricultural Experiment Station Research Report 91-24. 30 pp.

ADDITIONS AND REVISIONS COMPILED BY:
The Lepidoptera Taxonomic Working Group (TWIG) of the Smokies All Taxa Biodiversity Inventory (ATBI).  TWIG leaders: Brian Scholtens (College of Charleston) and David Wagner (University of Connecticut).
Becky Nichols, Great Smoky Mountains National Park
Send observations of species to:
Inventory and Monitoring Office Great Smoky Mountains National Park 1316 Cherokee Orchard Road Gatlinburg, TN 37738

SUGGESTED REFERENCES
Glassberg, J. 1999. Butterflies through binoculars: the east. A field guide to the butterflies of eastern North America. Oxford University Press, NY. 246 pp.
Wagner, D.L. 2005. Caterpillars of eastern North America. A guide to identification and natural history.
Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ. 512 pp.