The blues with a wingspan of 1/2″ are the smallest butterflies. The tiny blue species are in the Lycaenidae Family. See what other butterflies are small by viewing the pictures below. To assist with identifying small butterflies, butterflies with wingspan of 1/2″ – 1 3/4″ are included in the identification chart below.
ID Guide: Small Butterfly Wingspan By Photos
Identify over 40 small butterflies in North America by viewing the comparison photos below. Then click on the butterfly images to see additional butterfly photos along with pictures of their eggs, caterpillars, chrysalis, and flight range map.