Annotated checklist of the butterflies (Lepidoptera) of Sonora, Mexico


  • Richard Bailowitz
  • Jim Brock
  • Doug Danforth


Palabras clave:

Hesperiidae, Papilionidae, Pieridae, Lycaenidae, Riodinidae, Nymphalidae, Sonora, distribution, phenology.


A complete list of the known butterfly fauna of the Mexican state of Sonora is presented, representing 347 species in six families. The list is annotated with habitat notes and a timetable of occurrence.

Biografía del autor/a

Richard Bailowitz

MS Entomology, University of Arizona, 1985interested in diurnal lepidoptera and odonata


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