Some of Ontario's butterflies and moths (Lepidoptera)     Back

Tawny Crescent
Tawny Crescent (Phyciodes batesii)
White Admiral
White Admiral (Limentis arthemis)
Canadian tiger swallowtail on bear scat
Canadian Tiger Swallowtail (Papilio canadensis) on bear scat
Two spotted skipper
Two spotted skipper (Euphyes bimaculata)
White Underwing
White underwing (Catocala relicta)
Squash vine borer moth
Squash vine borer moth (Melitta cucurbitae) - A daytime flying moth found on squashes as well as milkweed
Hog Sphinx
Hog Sphinx (Darapsa myron)

Canadian sphinx
Canadian sphinx moth (Sphinx canadensis)
Maple trumpet skeletonizer
Maple trumpet skeletonizer - the 'home' of the larva of small white moth
Slender Clearwing
Slender Clearwing (Hemaris gracilis) - this is a day-flying moth but on the wing, it looks a bit like a tiny hummingbird
Luna moth
The ever graceful Luna moth (Actias luna)