The Alabama Butterfly Atlas

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The Alabama Butterfly Atlas (ABA) collects, interprets, and shares information about Alabama's butterfly populations for the purpose of education and conservation. It puts science-based information into the hands of those who need it—students and teachers, gardeners, conservationists, and green space planners across the state.

  • Access life history accounts, distribution maps, photographs of each life cycle stage, host plant lists, gardening tips, and flight charts—all specific to Alabama.
  • Search for information about a particular species or look at species lists from specific counties, regions, or selected public lands.
  • Learn more about the plants on which butterflies depend through live linkage to the Alabama Plant Atlas.

Citizen scientists of all ages are encouraged to share their sightings and observations. Submit records to Look at "Submissions" under "About" to see how.

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USF Water Institute, University of South Florida, 2017-2018