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Results of Eugene 4th of July Butterfly Count

July 13, 2002
Compiler: Sharon Blick, NABA Eugene-Springfield
24 species found at six sites

NC WEW BP MPA SH AP Total
Swallowtails:
Western tiger (Papilio rutulus) 27 10 24 0 17 1 52
Pale (Papilio eurymedon) 0 0 0 0 3 0 3
Anise (Papilio zelicaon) 0 0 1 0 10 0 10
Whites and Sulfurs:
Pine White 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Western White 0 0 0 0 12 0 12
Mustard 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Cabbage (Pieris rapae) 0 6 2 0 2 11 21
White sp. 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
Orange sulfur (Colias eurytheme) 0 9 0 0 9 1 10
Sulfur sp. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Hairstreaks:
Gray (Strymon melinus) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Blues:
Eastern Tailed-Blue 0 4 11 0 0 0 15
Western Tailed-Blue 0 1 0 0 1 0 2
Acmon 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
unidentified 0 1 1 0 3 0 5
Brushfoots:
Great-spangled fritillary 0 0 0 0 2 0 2
Hydaspe fritillary 0 0 0 0 2 0 2
California sister (Adelpha bredowii) 0 0 4 0 0 0 4
Lorquin's admiral (Limenitis lorquini) 0 0 1 0 14 0 15
Mylitta crescent (Phyciodes mylitta) 0 10 3 0 2 0 15
Field crescent 0 3 1 0 2 0 6
Satyr comma (Polygonia satyrus) 0 0 1 0 2 0 3
Comma sp. (Polygonia sp.) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Painted lady (Vanessa cardui) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Lady sp. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Red Admiral (Vanessa atalanta) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Satyrs:
Common woodnymph (Cercyonis pegala) 0 132 201 0 38 2 373
Common ringlet (Coenonympha tullia) 0 32 14 0 4 0 50
Milkweed Butterflies:
Monarch (Danaus plexippus) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Skippers:
Dun skipper (Euphyes vestris) 0 20 7 0 3 0 30
Sachem (Atalopedes campestris) 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Propertius duskywing 0 0 2 0 5 0 7
Silver-spotted skipper 0 0 0 0 4 0 4
Sonoran Skipper 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Hesperia sp. 0 0 1 0 4 0 5
Total number of individuals: 0 228 274 0 127 15 644

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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