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December 2002 Butterfly Sightings

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December 29, 2002 Cloudless Sulphur
Sleepy Orange
Gulf Fritillary
Monarch
New Orleans Botanical Garden, New Orleans, LA (E Raun)
Dec 28, 2002 to Jan 1, 2003 Cabbage White (2)
Gulf Fritillary (1)
Mourning Cloak (2)
Monarch (1)
Orange and Riverside Cos., CA (J & C Wilkinson)
December 28, 2002 Erato Heliconian Valley Nature Center, Weslaco, Hidalgo Co., TX (D Hanson)
December 28, 2002 Monarch (5) (nectaring on Pentas) Audubon Park, New Orleans, LA (E Raun)
December 24, 2002 Pea Blue (5)
Hawaiian Blue (2)
Kamehameha Lady (1) (first sighting of the season for this species)
Kipuka Puaulu, Hawaii Co., HI (J Synder)
December 18, 2002 Western Pygmy-Blue (1) 6 miles northeast of Clayton, Union Co., NM (C Rustay)
December 14, 2002 Large Orange Sulphur (15)
Martial Scrub-Hairstreak (5)
Cassius Blue (40)
Miami Blue (2)
Ceraunus Blue (4)
Gulf Fritillary (20)
Zebra Heliconian (25)
Monarch (1)
Fiery Skipper (1)
Southern Broken-Dash (2)
Eufala Skipper (1)
Bahia Honda State Park, FL (J Glassberg)
December 14, 2002 Large Orange (1)
Martial Scrub-Hairstreak (3)
Bartram's Scrub-Hairstreak (1) (caterpillar)
Fulvous Hairstreak (4)
Eastern Pygmy-Blue (2)
Cassius Blue (10)
Nickerbean Blue (4)
Gulf Fritillary (8)
Common Buckeye (1)
Mangrove Skipper (1)
Hammock Skipper (1)
Florida Duskywing (3)
Fiery Skipper (3)
Southern Broken-Dash (2)
Big Pine Key, FL (J Glassberg)
December 13, 2002 Emerald Aguna Golden Raintree, Weslaco, Hidalgo Co., TX (D Hanson)
December 9, 2002 Emerald Aguna Valley Nature Center, Weslaco, Hidalgo Co., TX (Kenn Kaufman)
December 7, 2002 Red Admiral (2)
Monarch (450+)
Monarch Bay Golf Course, San Leandro, CA (NABA fieldtrip, 12 individuals)
December 1, 2002 Gulf Fritillary (1) Foster City, San Mateo County, CA (B Kirshner)
December 1, 2002 Clouded Sulphur (1)
Southern Dogface (1)
Variegated Fritillary (2)
Painted Lady (1)
Percha Dam State Park, Sierra Co. NM (C. Rustay)
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