Quiz: How Many Butterflies Can You ID?

Take our butterfly challenge and see how many you know!

Gulf Fritillary butterflyCourtesy Steve Shattles

Answer: Gulf Fritillary

Rocky Mountain Parnassian butterflyCourtesy Steven Akre

Answer: Rocky Mountain Parnassian

Viceroy butterflyCourtesy Phylicia Clemens

Answer: Viceroy

Eastern Tailed-Blue butterflyCourtesy Bonnie Gates

Answer: Eastern Tailed-Blue

Common Wood-NymphCourtesy Kathleen Otto

Answer: Common Wood-Nymph

Monarch butterflyCourtesy Carroll Fibich

Answer: Monarch

Red-spotted purple butterflyCourtesy Ginny Phillips

Answer: Red-Spotted Purple

Zebra swallowtail butterflyCourtesy Laura Frazier

Answer: Zebra Swallowtail

Next, take another quiz: How many female birds can you identify?

Lori Vanover
Lori has 20 years of experience writing and editing home, garden, birding and lifestyle content for several publishers. As Birds & Blooms senior digital editor, she leads a team of writers and editors sharing birding tips and expert gardening advice. Since joining Trusted Media Brands 13 years ago, she has held roles in digital and print, editing magazines and books, curating special interest publications, managing social media accounts, creating digital content and newsletters, and working with the Field Editors—Birds & Blooms network of more than 50 backyard birders. Passionate about animals and nature, Lori has a Bachelor of Science degree in Agricultural and Environmental Communications from the University of Illinois. In 2023, she became certified as a Wisconsin Extension Master Gardener, and she is a member of the Wisconsin Society for Ornithology and sits on the organization's Publications Advisory Committee. She frequently checks on her bird feeders while working from home and tests new varieties of perennials, herbs and vegetable plants in her ever-growing backyard gardens.