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Providing information on the butterflies and moths of North Texas.

The Dallas County Lepidopterists' Society was established in 1995. Its purpose is to provide a forum where people may gather to share an interest in butterflies and moths, whether that interest takes the form of collecting, gardening, photography, study or casual observation.

Dallas, Texas

Regular monthly meetings generally take place locally. As a member, you will be reminded of all meetings and field trips by email. Meeting and field trip dates are located in the Calendar of Events.

Membership is free and open to anyone (you do NOT need to live in Dallas County). To join, just send an email message to Dale Clark, and include your email address and physical mailing address.

American Snout (Libytheana carinenta)
Painted Lady (Vanessa cardui)
Sleepy Orange (Abaeis nicippe)
Question Mark (Polygonia interrogationis)

Even in winter a few butterflies can be active if we have a warm spell. For a complete list, see "What's On The Wing".


Twenty-one members came to Texas Discovery Gardens for our November meeting where we looked back at the butterfly year of 2017. After the presentation we went out and walked the gardens where we saw a fair number of butterflies.
See the Calendar of Events for details of our January meeting.
All field trips and meetings are free and open to everyone.

Dallas Butterflies on Yahoo groups!

Talk to other DCLS members, notify other members of unusual sightings, what's flying in your own yard, or ask questions about butterflies and moths. To join Dallas Butterflies listserve go to: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/dallasbutterflies/



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