These pages contain photos and information on the different butterfly species that occur in Ohio. To choose the butterfly you would like to learn more about, please click the "Ohio Butterfly Species" link on the left side of this page.
There are currently 144 different species of butterflies recorded from the State of Ohio. Eventually these pages will contain information on all 144 species, however only the 12 most common species are currently listed.
Information on these pages was reproduced from the following publication, with permission, from the Ohio Biological Survey:
Iftner, David C., John A. Shuey, and John V. Calhoun. 1992. Butterflies and Skippers of Ohio. Ohio Biol. Surv. Bull. New Series Vol. 9 No. 1 xii + 212 p.
Unless otherwise noted, all photographs on these pages were taken by Yvonne Mohlman of Cincinnati, Ohio.
The Ohio Lepidopterists would like to thank the Ohio Biological Survey and Yvonne Mohlman for their contributions to this project!
If you would like more information on Ohio's butterflies, a list of publications and videos can be found by clicking on the "Publications on Ohio Butterflies" link on the left side of this page.