Information Resources

North Carolina Butterfly Links

Butterflies of North Carolina
The best information available on finding NC and SC butterflies. This site has a downloadable and printable Adobe Acrobat file that contains detailed information and county dot maps on all butterflies found in the Carolinas and is updated on an annual basis. There is also a searchable database on all NC records . Simply a fantastic job by Harry LeGrand and Tom Howard. In addition, they have downloadable checklists for both North and South Carolina.

Carolina Nature: North Carolina Butterflies
Photographs of North Carolina native butterfly species. Website by Will Cook.

Common Butterflies of North Carolina
Photographs by Dorothy E. Pugh showcasing native butterflies of North Carolina.

Jeff’s North Carolina Butterfly Page
Photographs and helpful information for identifying North Carolina butterflies. Website by Jeff Pippen.

South Carolina Butterfly Links

Ann’s Butterfly Garden
Photos From Ann’s Garden in Columbia, SC. A web site on butterfly gardening in South Carolina.

Hilton Pond Center For Piedmont Natural History
Hilton Pond Center for Piedmont Natural History near York, South Carolina, is a non-profit organization whose Mission is “to conserve plants, animals, birds, and other natural components of the Piedmont Region of the eastern United States through observation, scientific study, and education for students of all ages.”

The Center is the most active bird banding site in the Carolinas. The Center’s Web site includes informative text and photographs of flora and fauna that can be found in most habitats in the eastern U.S. Included are descriptions of the Center’s long-term bird banding research projects (including hummingbirds) and “This Week at Hilton Pond,” a fascinating pictorial account of natural changes through the seasons.

Teachers, students, parents, birders, and conservationists will find this site to be a rich source of information about all sorts of nature topics.

South Carolina Butterflies
Photographs of South Carolina butterflies by Douglass Allen

The International Lepidoptera Survey
A non-profit organization devoted to the discovery, determination, and documentation, of new butterflies and moths around the world.