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February 2002 Butterfly Sightings

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February 28, 2002 Anise Swallowtail (1)(first of the year)
Cabbage White (1)
Foster City, San Mateo County, CA (B Kirshner)
February 26, 2002 Bramble Hairstreak (4)
Spring Azure (3)
Mylitta Crescent (1)
California Tortoiseshell (46)
American Lady (1)
Mt. San Bruno Co. and State Park San Mateo Co., CA (J Hall, D Edwards)
February 26, 2002 Mourning Cloak (9) Englewood Cliffs Boat Basin south to Ross's Dock, NJ (M Diederich)
February 26, 2002 Mourning Cloak (6)
Eastern Comma (2)
Question Mark (1)
Henry's Elfin (1) (fresh)
Heislerville, W.M.A, Cumberland Co., NJ (B Roberts)
February 26, 2002 Question Mark (1) Maurice River Botanical Gardens Cumberland Co., NJ (J DiOrio)
February 26, 2002 Question Mark (1)
Mourning Cloak (9)
Belleplain State Forest, Cape May County, NJ (D & J Dowdell)
February 26, 2002 Mourning Cloak (1) Goshen, Cape May County, NJ (P Sutton)
February 26, 2002 Cabbage White (1) (Newly emerged) Annandale, Fairfax Co, VA. (B. Rule)
February 26, 2002 Zebra Swallowtail (4)
Palamedes Swallowtail (1)
Great Southern White (1)
Barred Yellow (1)
Cloudless Sulphur (5)
Gulf Fritillary (1)
Zebra Heliconian (1)
Pearl Crescent (1)
Question Mark (2)
Red Admiral (36)
Common Buckeye (1)
Monarch (1)
Horace's Duskywing (4)
Clouded Skipper (1)
Ocola Skipper (1)
Morris Bridge Park, Hillsborough Co., FL (B Ahern)
February 25, 2002 Xami Hairstreak (25) Brownsville, Cameron Co., TX (D Hanson)
February 25, 2002 Mourning Cloak (1) Englewood Cliffs Boat Basin, NJ (M Diederich)
February 25, 2002 Mourning Cloak (2) (Both flying upwards in mating flight pattern) Ross's Dock,EngleWood Cliffs, NJ (M Diederich)
February 24, 2002 Variegated Fritillary
Little Yellow
Key Cave, Lauderdale County, Alabama (D Bradford, N Piper)
February 23, 2002 Little Yellow
Red Admiral
TVA Reservation, Muscle Shoals, Alabama (D Bradford, N Piper)
February 22, 2002 Sara Orangetip (1)
Spring Azure (3)
Mylitta Crescent (1)
California Tortoiseshell (105)
Mourning Cloak (5)
Mitchell Canyon, Mt. Diablo State Park Alameda Co., CA (J Hall, D Edwards)
February 22, 2002 Mourning Cloak (2) Ross's Dock, Englewood Cliffs, NJ (M Diederich)
February 21, 2002 Orange Sulphur (1)
Spring Azure (7)
Silvery Blue (1)
California Tortoiseshell (9)
Mourning Cloak (4)
West Coast Lady (1)
Common Buckeye (3)
Tilden and Wildcat Canyon Regional Parks, Contra Costa Co., CA (J Hall, D Edwards)
February 21, 2002 Pipevine Swallowtail (8)
Falcate Orangetip (3) two males and female
Orange Sulphur (6)
Southern Dogface (3)
Cloudless Sulphur (3)
Little Yellow (1)
Sleepy Orange (3)
Dainty Sulphur (14)
Gray Hairstreak (10)
American Snout (7)
Variegated Fritillary (7)
Pearl Crescent (1)
Red Admiral (14)
Common Buckeye (18)
Goatweed Leafwing (2)
Horace's Duskywing (2)
Common Checkered-Skipper (10)
Tropical Checkered-Skipper (1)
Clouded Skipper (2)
Fiery Skipper (5)
Sachem (2)
Eufala Skipper (4)
Gillett, Karnes County,TX (D Muschalek)
February 21, 2002 Mourning Cloak (1) Englewood Cliffs,NJ Boat Basin (M Diederich)
February 21, 2002 Mourning Cloak (1) South Brunswick, Middlesex County, NJ (D Moskowitz)
February 21, 2002 Mourning Cloak (3) Belleplain State Forest, Cape May County, NJ (P Sutton)
February 21, 2002 Mourning Cloak (2) Robbinstown Rd & Maurice River, Cumberland County, NJ (C Sutton)
February 21, 2002 Clouded Sulphur (1) Cape May Point State Park, NJ (M Walker)
February 21, 2002 Orange Sulphur (3)
Eastern Comma (1)
Mourning Cloak (1)
Maurice River Botanical Gardens, Cumberland Co., NJ (J DiOrio)
February 21, 2002 Cabbage White (2)
Orange Sulphur (1)
Blair Mill Road, Silver Spring, Montgomery Co., MD (H Pavulaan)
February 21, 2002 Cabbage White (3)
Clouded Sulphur (1)
Orange Sulphur (7) (one worn female observed laying eggs)
Mourning Cloak (1)
Washington, DC (H Pavulaan)
February 20, 2002 Band-Celled Sister
Pale-rayed Skipper (dorsal view, ventral view)
Brownsville, Cameron Co., TX (D Hanson)
February 20, 2002 Mourning Cloak (1) Eldora, Cape May County, NJ (P Dunne)
February 20, 2002 Pipevine Swallowtail (31)
Zebra Swallowtail (11)
Giant Swallowtail (17)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (6)
Spicebush Swallowtail (2)
Palamedes Swallowtail (6)
Cloudless Sulphur (18)
Barred Yellow (14)
Sleepy Orange (1)
Great Purple Hairstreak (1)
Juniper Hairstreak (1)
White M Hairstreak (1)
Gray Hairstreak (1)
Red-banded Hairstreak (16)
American Snout (2)
Gulf Fritillary (6)
Zebra Heliconian (1)
Phaon Crescent (5)
Pearl Crescent (1)
Question Mark (1)
American Lady (13)
Red Admiral (4)
Common Buckeye (1)
Carolina Satyr (7)
Monarch (1)
Silver-spotted Skipper (4)
Long-tailed Skipper (9)
Dorantes Longtail (1)
Juvenal's Duskywing (4)
Horace's Duskywing (88)
Zarucco Duskywing (3)
Tropical Checkered-Skipper (1)
Fiery Skipper (9)
Tawny-edged Skipper (1)
Whirlabout (4)
Sachem (17)
Withlacoochee State Trail, Pasco, Hernando, Citrus Counties, FL (L & B Cooper)
February 19, 2002 Common Mellana Bentsen-RGV State Park, Mission, Hidalgo, Co., TX (D Hanson)
February 19, 2002 Cabbage White (1) Manhattan, NY (P Post)
February 19, 2002 Mourning Cloak (1) (sunning itself in the road) Avon Road, Bronxville, Westchester County, NY (A Block)
February 19, 2002 Mourning Cloak (1) Cape May Point, Cape May County, NJ (M O'Brien)
February 18, 2002 Mourning Cloak (1) Lake Six, Lubbock, TX (D Muschalek, R Thacker)
February 17, 2002 Mourning Cloak (1) Deatsville, AL (M Kastner)
February 16, 2002 Lantana Scrub-Hairstreak (2)
Pea Blue (6)
Hawaiian Blue (4)
Kamehameha Lady (16)
American Lady (1)
Fiery Skipper (2)
Kipuka Puaulu in HVNP, Hawaii Co., HI (J F Snyder)
February 16, 2002 Mourning Cloak (3) San Lorenzo Canyon, Socorro Co. NM (C Rustay)
February 16, 2002 American Lady (1) Deatsville, AL (M Kastner)
February 14, 2002 Spring Azure (1) Fillmore,Ventura Co., CA (M Shepherd)
February 13, 2002 Anise Swallowtail (6-8 at a time, all day long)
Western Tiger Swallowtail
Cabbage White
California Dogface
Gulf Fritillary
Painted Lady
Red Admiral
Monarch
Mournful Duskywing
Umber Skipper
Fillmore,Ventura Co., CA (M Shepherd)
February 12, 2002 Fawn-Spotted Skipper Hidalgo Co., TX (D Hanson)
February 11, 2002 Spring Azure (1)
California Tortoiseshell (1)
Mourning Cloak (2)
Common Buckeye (1)
Tilden and Wildcat Canyon Regional Parks Contra Costa Co., CA (J Hall, D Edwards)
February 10, 2002 Hawaiian Blue Captain Cook, Hawaii County, Hawaii (J Snyder)
February 9, 2002 Brown-banded Skipper
Coyote Cloudywing
Great Purple Hairstreak
Santa Ana NWR, Alamo, Hidalgo Co., TX - (D. Hanson)
February 9, 2002 Eastern Comma (1)
Mourning Cloak (5)
Great Dismal Swamp NWR, VA (A Gregory)
February 3, 2002 Mexican Fritillary Santa Ana NWR, Alamo, Hidalgo Co., TX (D Hanson)
February 3, 2002 Coyote Skipper Santa Ana NWR, Alamo, Hidalgo Co., TX (E Cavazos)
February 2, 2002 Chinese Swallowtail (10)
Cabbage White (100s)
Gulf Fritillary (39)
American Lady (2)
Monarch (26)
Lantana Scrub-Hairstreak (9)
Pea Blue (16)
Red-spotted Hairstreak (12)
Fiery Skipper (6)
Amy B.H. Greenwell Ethnobotanical Garden, Hawaii Co., Hawaii (J Snyder)
February 2, 2002 Red Admiral (1) Maurice River Botanical Gardens, Cumberland Co., NJ (J.DiOrio)
February 2, 2002 Little Yellow (3) Colbert Co., AL (D Bradford, N Piper)
February 1, 2002 Orange Sulphur (4)
Question Mark (1)
Maurice River Botanical Gardens, Cumberland Co., NJ (J.DiOrio)
February 1, 2002 Black Swallowtail (1)
Giant Swallowtail (13)
Great Southern White (2)
Cloudless Sulphur (16)
Orange-barred Sulphur (3)
Barred Yellow (6)
Sleepy Orange (1)
Gulf Fritillary (8)
Zebra Heliconian (24)
Phaon Crescent (16)
Pearl Crescent (11)
Cuban Crescent (3)
Question Mark (3)
Common Buckeye (1)
White Peacock (9)
Malachite (7)
Viceroy (2)
Ruddy Daggerwing (1)
Carolina Satyr (17)
Queen (17)
Dorantes Longtail (4)
Horace's Duskywing (5)
Zarucco Duskywing (1)
Tropical Checkered-Skipper (5)
Least Skipper (1)
Fiery Skipper (8)
Sachem (1)
Eufala Skipper (1)
Ocola Skipper (3)
Cannon Hammock, Hendry Co., FL (L & B Cooper)
Feb 1, 2002 Giant Swallowtail (1)
Great Southern White (1)
Dainty Sulphur (2)
Barred Yellow (5)
Cloudless Sulphur (3)
Red-banded Hairstreak (1)
Ceraunus Blue (12)
Zebra Heliconian (11)
Pearl Crescent (1)
Question Mark (2)
Red Admiral (7)
Common Buckeye (1)
White Peacock (20+)
Carolina Satyr (5)
Queen (2)
Long-Tailed Skipper (36)
Dorantes Longtail (15)
Horace's Duskywing (6)
Fiery Skipper (8)
Whirlabout (4)
Sachem (1)
Ocola Skipper (2)
Saddle Creek Park, Lakeland, Polk Co., FL (B Ahern)


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