6493 thumb Insects of Sweitzer Lake State Park

Sweitzer Lake State Park is located 3 miles south of the town of Delta, CO. The park lies at 5,000 feet elevation and encompasses about 137 acres of water and about 70 acres of land at the toe of the Garnet Mesa. The area is semi-arid with an average annual precipitation of about 12 inches. The ...more ↓

Small
Western Black Widow 1
Latrodectus hesperus
Small
Achemon Sphinx 2
Eumorpha achemon
24744 260 190
White-lined Sphinx 3
Hyles lineata
51923 260 190
Asella Sphinx 5
Sphinx asellus
Small
Great Ash Sphinx 6
Sphinx chersis
Small
Doll's Sphinx 7
Sphinx dollii
3742900277 d8e4f0a3e1 m
Apple Sphinx 8
Sphinx gordius
Small
Vashti Sphinx Moth 9
Sphinx vashti
83867 260 190
Pink-spotted Hawkmoth 10
Agrius cingulata
3640678700 c1188ea674 m
One-eyed Sphinx 8
Smerinthus cerisyi
Small
Twin-spotted Sphinx 6
Smerinthus jamaicensis
3416698269 dffc65a9a6 m
Western Poplar Sphinx 11
Pachysphinx occidentalis
3786114595 e70050eb0b m
Columbia Silk Moth 12
Hyalophora columbia
115877263 aed51f3474 m
Polyphemus Moth 13
Antheraea polyphemus
Small
Grote's Buck Moth 14
Hemileuca grotei
Small
Nuttall's Sheep Moth 15
Hemileuca nuttalli
560991495 973dcea9d1 m
Rocky Mountain Parnassian 16
Parnassius smintheus
3897679445 67897cfb94 m
Indra Swallowtail 17
Papilio indra
Small
Old World Swallowtail 18
Papilio machaon
2665803331 31f1e84c1d m
Anise Swallowtail 19
Papilio zelicaon
Small
Pale Swallowtail 20
Papilio eurymedon
Small
Two-tailed Swallowtail 21
Papilio multicaudata
3763942725 b35eee2e90 m
Common Roadside-Skipper 23
Amblyscirtes vialis
5938849006 5a64d62619 m
Taxiles Skipper 24
Poanes taxiles
1415435526 23c6b6a3f3 m
Woodland Skipper 25
Ochlodes sylvanoides
14512908911 18c1328ce9 m
Yuma Skipper 26
Ochlodes yuma
4581958579 10e8834c8f m
Western Branded Skipper 27
Hesperia colorado
58884 260 190
Juba Skipper 28
Hesperia juba
Small
Nevada Skipper 29
Hesperia nevada
3836286823 5bb31e1e11 m
Pahaska Skipper 30
Hesperia pahaska
Small
Green Skipper 31
Hesperia viridis
Small
Uncas Skipper 32
Hesperia uncas uncas
14515004554 49599e39e9 m
Draco Skipper 26
Polites draco
40288 260 190
Rhesus Skipper 33
Polites rhesus
4539162418 83ca36d6ff m
Sandhill Skipper 34
Polites sabuleti
Small
Dun Skipper 35
Euphyes vestris
24242 260 190
Viereck's Skipper 28
Atrytonopsis vierecki
7625483418 eef6f5b436 m
Garita Skipperling 30
Oarisma garita
103025932 db2a8a411c m
Yucca Giant-skipper 36
Megathymus yuccae
Small
Russet Skipperling 37
Piruna pirus
2592982761 8665cdbc65 m
Mexican Cloudywing 30
Thorybes mexicana
2227298399 db62bfc6c1 m
Northern Cloudywing 33
Thorybes pylades
10205974533 bd43b7f2f5 m
Arizona Silver-spotted Skipper 38
Epargyreus clarus huachuca
14329987457 81a3d9cc20 m
Afranius Duskywing 26
Erynnis afranius
Small
Sleepy Duskywing 39
Erynnis brizo
Small
Horace's Duskywing 40
Erynnis horatius
Small
Dreamy Duskywing 41
Erynnis icelus
2229200138 a933dd7039 m
Pacuvius Duskywing 27
Erynnis pacuvius
23726 260 190
Persius Duskywing 42
Erynnis persius
5834665462 8e1fb876e7 m
Rocky Mountain Duskywing 43
Erynnis telemachus
9717007473 bbcc4300d3 m
Northern Grizzled Skipper 44
Pyrgus centaureae
2932232630 b01e9b748b m
Common Checkered-Skipper 45
Pyrgus communis
Small
Small Checkered Skipper 46
Pyrgus scriptura
Small
Northern White-Skipper 47
Heliopetes ericetorum
Small
Saltbush Sootywing 7
Hesperopsis alpheus
Small
Mojave Sootywing 2
Hesperopsis libya
Small
Common Sootywing 48
Pholisora catullus
Small
Hackberry Emperor 49
Asterocampa celtis
Small
Bredow's Sister 50
Adelpha bredowii
240px limenitis archippus cramer
Viceroy 51
Limenitis archippus
Small
Lorquin's Admiral 52
Limenitis lorquini
14329722508 a75295d1c1 m
Weidemeyer's Admiral 26
Limenitis weidemeyerii
3756412704 23d74d2960 m
Tawny Crescent 53
Phyciodes batesii
1744880071 833abf1460 m
Northern Crescent 54
Phyciodes cocyta
Small
Mylitta Crescent 55
Phyciodes mylitta
32876 orig
Pale Crescent 28
Phyciodes pallida
5087051963 fd6eb38a18 m
Field crescent 56
Phyciodes pulchella
4797044264 7a5a945e91 m
Pearl Crescent 57
Phyciodes tharos
2453431082 bea17b033a m
Variable Checkerspot 58
Euphydryas chalcedona
4837614851 3d9c7e162f m
Edith's Checkerspot 43
Euphydryas editha
Small
Sagebrush Checkerspot 52
Chlosyne acastus
2224119900 dbeebec18f m
Leanira checkerspot 27
Chlosyne leanira
4576542166 24695cd63e m
Silvery Checkerspot 27
Chlosyne nycteis
5740726849 f616a34086 m
Northern Checkerspot 59
Chlosyne palla
58877 260 190
Carlota Checkerspot 60
Chlosyne gorgone carlota
15247247148 fdc52745c0 m
Dotted Checkerspot 26
Poladryas minuta
3038721288 379ecf2cb0 m
West Coast Lady 61
Vanessa annabella
Small
Painted Lady 62
Vanessa cardui
447857261 ee587d6a04 m
American Lady 63
Vanessa virginiensis
663826904 42de91e8b2 m
American Red Admiral 64
Vanessa atalanta rubria
Small
Mourning Cloak 65
Nymphalis antiopa antiopa
Small
Green Comma 66
Polygonia faunus
Small
Hoary Comma 67
Polygonia gracilis
Small
Grey Comma 35
Polygonia progne
5871346389 5b2c9105c0 m
Satyr Comma 61
Polygonia satyrus
Small
Milbert's tortoiseshell 68
Aglais milberti
1581649444 9da13964d1 m
Common Buckeye 69
Junonia coenia
Small
Ochre Ringlet 70
Coenonympha tullia ochracea
240px neominois ridingsii
Ridings' Satyr 71
Neominois ridingsii ridingsii
4568525035 0eab433345 m
Chryxus Arctic 43
Oeneis chryxus
7721752160 a058031dd8 m
Common Alpine 72
Erebia epipsodea
74255 260 190
Magdalena Alpine 28
Erebia magdalena
14669266118 a133422630 m
Small Wood-Nymph 26
Cercyonis oetus
2964995671 64aba80fdd m
Common Wood-Nymph 61
Cercyonis pegala
14536499773 c8610fbcf9 m
Great Basin Wood-Nymph 26
Cercyonis sthenele
Small
Canyonland Satyr 73
Cyllopsis pertepida
1373161733 1df3256e04 m
Aphrodite Fritillary 25
Speyeria aphrodite
2678377514 61c3ed0de9 m
Callippe Fritillary 74
Speyeria callippe

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