Flora & Fauna

Invertebrates

Pollination

Many invertebrates, such as bees, beetles, ants and butterfly species, play a critical role in native plant pollination. Pollinators are responsbile for assisting over 80 percent of the world's flowering plants. (source: U.S. Department of Agriculture)

Invertebrate Species

COMMON NAME SCIENTIFIC NAME
American Painted Lady Vanessa virginiensis
Banded Pennant Celethemis fasciata
Band-Winged Dragonlet Erythodiplax umbrata
Black Saddlebags Tramea lacerata
Black Swallowtail Papilio polyxenes
Blue Corporal Libellula deplanata
Blue Dasher Pachydiplax longipennis
Blue-Faced Meadowhawk Sympertrum ambiguum
Blue-Ringed Dancer Argia sedula
Brazilian Skipper Calpodes ethlius
Broad-striped Forceptail Aphylla angustifolia
Broad-winged Skipper Poanes viator
Buckeye Juonia coenia
Bumble Bee Bombus sp.
Calico Pennant Dragonfly Celithemis elisa
Carolina Saddlebags Tramea carolina
Carolina Satyr Hermeuptychia sosybius
Ceraunus Blue Hemiargus ceraunus
Citrine Forktail Ischnura hastata
Clouded Skipper Lerema accius
Cloudless Sulphur Phoebis sennae
Common Baskettail Epitheca cynosura
Common Buckeye Junonia coenia
Common Checkered Skipper Pyrgus communis
Common Green Darner Anax junius
Common Whitetail Libellula Lydia
Dark Swallowtail Eurytides philolaus
Double-Striped Bluet Enallagma basidens
Dun Skipper Euphyes vestris
Eastern Amberwing Perithemis tenera
Eastern Pondhawk Erythemis simplicicollis
Eufalla Skipper Lerodea eufala
Faded Pennant Celithemis ornate
Familiar Bluet Enallagma civile
Fiery Skipper Hylephila phyleus
Four-spotted Pennant Brachymesia gravida
Fragile Forktail Ischnura posita
Gemmed satyr Cyllopsis gemma
Giant Swallowtail Papilio cresphontes
Goatweed Leafwing Anaea andria
Gray Hairstreak Strymon melinus
Great Blue Skimmer Libellula vibrans
Great Pondhawk Erythemis vesiculosa
Golden-winged Skimmer Libellula auripennis
Grass Spider Agelenopsis sp.
Gulf Fritillary Agraulis vanillae
Hairstreak species Calycopis sp.
Halloween Pennant Celethemis eponina
Horace's Duskywing Erynnis horatius
Hyacinth Glider Miathyria marcella
Least Skipper Ancyloxypha numitor
Little Blue Dragonlet Erythrodiplax simplicicollis
Little Sulphur Eurema lisa
Little Wood Satyr Megisto cymela
Monarch butterfly Danaus plexippus
Needham's Skimmer Libellula needhami
Ocola Skipper Panoquina ocola
Oklahoma Clubtail Gomphus oklahomensis
Orange Bluet Enallagma signateum
Orange Sulpher Colias eurytheme
Palamedes Swallowtail Papillio palamedes
Pearl Crescent Phyciodes tharos
Phaon Crescent Phyciodes phaon
Pipe-vine Swallowtail Battus philenor
Praying mantis Litaneutria minor
Prince Baskettail Epitheca princeps
Question Mark Butterfly Polygonia interrogationis
Rambur's Forktail Ischnura ramburii
Rainpool spreadwing Lestes forficula
Red Admiral Vanessa atalanta
Red-banded Hairstreak Calycopis cecrops
Red Saddlebags Tramea onusta
Red-spotted Admiral Limenitis arthemis
Regal Darner Coryphaeshna ingens
Roseate Skimmer Dragonfly Orthemis ferruginea
Salty Skimmer Libellula incesta
Sleepy Orange Eurema nicippe
Southern Broken Dash Wallengrenia otho
Southern Skipperling Copaeodes minimus
Southern Spreadwing Lestes disjunctus australis
Spicebush Swallowtail Papilio troilus
Spot-winged Glider Pantala hymenaea
Stillwater Clubtail Arigomphus lentulus
Swallowtail species Papilio sp.
Swamp Darner Epiaeschna heros
Swamp Spreadwing Lestes vigilax
Texan Crescent Phyciodes texana
Tropical Checkered-Skipper Pyrgus oileus
Variegated Fritillary Euptoieta claudia
Variegated Meadowhawk Sympetrum corruptum
Vesper Bluet Enallagma vesperum
Wandering Glider Pantala flavescens
Whirlabout Polites vibex
White-Striped Longtail Chioides sp.
Widow Skimmer Libellula luctuosa
Wolf spider Pisaura sp.