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Results of Eugene 4th of July Butterfly Count on June 28, 2003

    June 28, 2003
    Compiler: Sharon Blick, NABA Eugene-Springfield
    24 species found at six sites

     Species
    NC
    WEW
    BP
    MPA
    SH
    AP
    Total
    Swallowtails:
    Western tiger (Papilio rutulus) 3 18 24 18 30 0 93
    Pale (Papilio eurymedon) 0 0 0 0 12 0 12
    Whites and Sulfurs:
    Cabbage (Pieris rapae) 0 2 0 0 1 2 5
    Mustard white (Pieris napi 0 0 2 1 0 0 3
    White sp. (Pieris sp.) 0 0 3 2 0 0 5
    Orange sulfur (Colias eurytheme) 0 12 3 1 1 2 19
    Hairstreaks and Blues:
    Nelson's juniper hairstreak (Callophrys gryneus nelsoni) 0 0 0 0 3 0 3
    Gray hairstreak (Strymon melinus) 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
    Acmon blue (Plebejus acmon) 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
    Brushfoots:
    Great spangled fritillary (Speyeria cybele) 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
    Variable checkerspot (Euphydryas chalcedona)  0 0 1 1 0 0 2
    American lady (Vanessa virginiensis) 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
    Painted lady (Vanessa cardui) 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
    Lady sp. 0 0 2 0 0 0 2
    Red admiral (Vanessa atalanta) 0 0 0 0 2 0 2
    California sister (Adelpha bredowii) 1 7 2 7 2 0 19
    Lorquin's admiral (Limenitis lorquini) 0 15 12 6 20 0 53
    Mylitta crescent (Phyciodes mylitta) 0 11 20 5 1 1 38
    Field crescent (Phyciodes campestris) 0 41 18 0 2 0 61
    Comma sp. (Polygonia sp.) 0 0 1 1 0 0 2
    Satyrs:
    Common woodnymph (Cercyonis pegala) 0 0 3 0 0 0 3
    Common ringlet (Coenonympha tullia) 0 193 75 52 28 1 349
    Skippers:
    Dun skipper (Euphyes vestris) 0 4 2 0 5 0 11
    Propertius duskywing (Erynnis propertius) 0 0 0 0 2 0 2
    Persius duskywing (Erynnis persius) 0 0 0 0 9 0 9
    Duskywing sp. (Erynnis sp.) 0 0 1 1 0 0 2
    Juba skipper (Hesperia juba) 0 2 0 0 0 0 2
    Sonoran skipper (Polites sonora) 0 0 0 0 3 0 3
    Orange skipper 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
    TOTAL ADULTS: 25 species; # individuals: 4 305 170 96 125 6 706
    Party MILES by foot 0.5 3 3.5 5 5 0 17
    Party HOURS by foot 0.5 3 3.5 5 5.5 0 17.5
                   
    Party MILES by bike 0 0 0 0 0 2 2
    Party HOURS by bike 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
                   
    NUMBER of people in party 1 5 4 4 6 2 21

    Key: NC = North-Central (SkinnerÕs Butte, Delta Ponds), WEW = West Eugene Wetlands, BP = Buford Park (includes MPA = Mount Pisgah Arboretum), SH = South Hills, AP = Amazon Park to Kincaid Park.


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