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Results of Eugene 4th of July Butterfly Count

July 2, 2001
Compiler: Sharon Blick, NABA Eugene-Springfield
24 species found at seven sites

NC WEW BP MPA SH AP D Total
Swallowtails:
Western tiger (Papilio rutulus) 27 14 49 18 28 13 3 152
Pale (Papilio eurymedon) 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2
Anise (Papilio zelicaon) 0 0 1 0 9 0 0 10
Swallowtail sp. 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
Whites and Sulfurs:
Cabbage (Pieris rapae) 6 0 3 0 5 13 2 29
Mustard white 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
Orange sulfur (Colias eurytheme) 10 5 1 0 1 0 0 17
Sulfur sp. 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Hairstreaks:
Gray (Strymon melinus) 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Blues:
Tailed (Everes sp) 0 0 1 0 3 E 0 0 4
Acmon 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 2
unidentified 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 3
Brushfoots:
California sister (Adelpha bredowii) 0 0 1 2 1 0 0 4
Lorquin's admiral (Limenitis lorquini) 0 2 2 5 3 0 0 12
Mylitta crescent (Phyciodes mylitta) 1 0 0 3 2 0 0 6
Field crescent 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 6
Crescent sp. 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 3
Satyr comma (Polygonia satyrus) 0 0 1 3 0 0 0 4
Comma sp. (Polygonia sp.) 4 0 3 0 0 0 0 7
Painted lady (Vanessa cardui) 7 3 1 0 16 0 0 27
Lady sp. 0 2 1 0 0 1 0 4
Red Admiral (Vanessa atalanta) 3 0 1 0 2 0 0 6
Satyrs:
Common woodnymph (Cercyonis pegala) 5 21 24 41 11 1 0 103
Common ringlet (Coenonympha tullia) 1 14 17 2 10 0 0 44
Milkweed Butterflies:
Monarch (Danaus plexippus) 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Skippers:
Dun skipper (Euphyes vestris) 1 5 1 6 4 0 0 17
Sachem (Atalopedes campestris) 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Propertius duskywing 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 2
Silver-spotted skipper 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 4
Sonoran Skipper 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Total number of individuals: 67 73 115 81 106 28 5 470

Key: NC = North-Central (Westmoreland, Skinner's Butte, Armitage, and Alton Baker Parks), WEW = West Eugene Wetlands, BP = Buford Park (outside of MPA), MPA = Mount Pisgah Arboretum, SH = South Hills, AP = Amazon Park to Kincaid Park, D = seen while driving.



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