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May 2002 Butterfly Sightings

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May 31, 2002 Western Tiger Swallowtail (3) (first of year)
Cabbage White (dozens)
Spring Azure (4+)
Glenhaven Drive and Harberview/Howarth Park, Everett, WA (Rednax)
May 31, 2002 Pipevine Swallowtail (8)
Anise Swallowtail (1)
Western Tiger Swallowtail (3)
Pale Swallowtail (2)
Cabbage White (1)
Large Marble (8)
Sara Orangetip (4)
Orange Sulphur (9)
Silvery Blue (1)
Acmon Blue (18)
Northern Checkerspot (1)
Field Crescent (9)
Mylitta Crescent (12)
Variable Checkerspot (2)
American Lady (1)
Common Buckeye (33)
Lorquin's Admiral (6)
California Sister (1)
Common Ringlet (36)
Common Wood-Nymph (14)
Mournful Duskywing (2)
Common Checkered-Skipper (6)
Sachem (2)
Rural Skipper (1)
Umber Skipper (13)
Tilden and Wildcat Canyon Regional Parks, Contra Costa Co., CA (J Hall, D Edwards)
May 31, 2002 Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (2)
Orange Sulphur (2)
Easter Tailed-Blue (1)
Pearl Crescent (2)
Viceroy (1) (First of year)
Silver-spotted Skipper (3) (First of year)
Common Sootywing (2)
Least Skipper (3) (First of year)
Lake Macbride State Park, Johnson Co., IA (C Edwards)
May 31, 2002 Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (2)
Spicebush Swallowtails (2)
Cabbage Whites (4)
Clouded Sulphur (2)
Orange Sulphur (5)
American Copper (3)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (5)
Pearl Crescent (14)
Viceroy (1)
Little Wood-Satyr (8)
Silver-spotted Skipper (1)
Juvenal Duskywing (7)
Peck's Skipper (1)
Zabulon Skipper (4)
Old Chappaqua Rd., Chappaqua NY (M Diederich)
May 31, 2002 Black Swallowtail (1)
Spicebush Swallowtail (1)
Cabbage White (10)
Clouded Sulphur (1)
Orange Sulphur (13)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (4)
Pearl Crescent (14)
Mourning Cloak (1)
American Lady (1)
Painted Lady (1)
Red-spotted Admiral (1)
Little Wood-Satyr (71)
Silver-spotted Skipper (9)
Southern Cloudywing (2)
Northern Cloudywing (1)
Dreamy Duskywing (8)
Peck's Skipper (23)
Tawny-edged Skipper (42)
Hobomok Skipper (1)
Zabulon Skipper (5)
Muttontown Preserve, Nassau Co., NY (B Benner)
May 30, 2002 Cabbage White (4+)
Spring Azure (3+)
Glenhaven Drive and Howarth Park, Everett, WA (Rednax)
May 30, 2002 Anise Swallowtail (1)
Pale Swallowtail (1)
Checkered White (1)
Cabbage White (5)
Large Marble (1)
Sara Orangetip (5)
Clouded Sulphur (2)
Western Sulphur (4)
Purplish Copper (4)
Brown Elfin (1)
Western Tailed-Blue (49)
Melissa Blue (2)
Boisduval's Blue (3)
Relict Fritillary (7)
Northern Crescent (4)
Field Crescent (7)
Mylitta Crescent (2)
Satyr Comma (2)
Mourning Cloak (3)
Milbert's Tortoiseshell (2)
Common Ringlet (17)
Northern Cloudywing (14)
Mexican Cloudywing (6)
Dreamy Duskywing (4)
Rocky Mountain Duskywing (6)
Common Checkered-Skipper (2)
Juba Skipper (11)
Common Roadside-Skipper (6)
Provo Canyon, South Fork, Big Springs Hollow, Utah Co., UT (A Myrup)
May 30, 2002 Pipevine Swallowtail (7)
Giant Swallowtail (fairly common)
Orange Sulphur (1)
Cloudless Sulphur (1)
Dainty Sulphur (2)
Gray Hairstreak (2)
Ceraunus Blue (2)
Reakirt's Blue (common)
Rounded Metalmark (1)
Variegated Fritillary (3)
Bordered Patch (common)
Vesta Crescent (2)
Common Buckeye (1)
Tawny Emperor (4)
Queen (6)
Common Checkered-Skipper (few)
Tropical Checkered-Skipper (few)
Southern Skipperling (6)
Clouded Skipper (2)
Fiery Skipper (6)
Whirlabout (1)
Sachem (1)
Celia's Roadside-Skipper (1)
Ocola Skipper (1)
Kingsville, Kleberg Co., TX (R Wauer)
May 30, 2002 Pipevine Swallowtail (5)
Black Swallowtail (1)
Giant Swallowtail (fairly common)
Palamedes Swallowtail (2)
Great Southern White (abundant)
Little Yellow (8)
Sleepy Orange (1)
Dainty Sulphur (4)
Gray Hairstreak (3)
Western Pygmy-Blue (6)
Ceraunus Blue (2)
Reakirt's Blue (fairly common)
Gulf Fritillary (6)
Variegated Fritillary (fairly common)
Bordered Patch (1)
American Lady (3)
Common Buckeye (3)
Dark Buckeye sp. (1)
Tawny Emperor (1)
Queen (4)
Long-tailed Skipper (2)
Horace's Duskywing (2)
Funereal Duskywing (fairly common)
Common Checkered-Skipper (4)
Common Sootywing (1)
Clouded Skipper (1)
Southern Skipperling (7)
Fiery Skipper (3)
Whirlabout (1)
Southern Broken-Dash (1)
Sachem (fairly common)
Rockport, Aransas Co., TX (R Wauer)
May 30, 2002 Black Swallowtail
American Copper
Gorgone Checkerspot (30+)
Eau Claire Co., WI (D Hanson)
May 30, 2002 Canadian Tiger Swallowtail
Cabbage White
Olympia Marble
Spring Azure
Wild Indigo Duskywing
Limerick Cedars Preserve, Jefferson County, NY (J Hanyak)
May 30, 2002 Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (2)
Cabbage White (4)
Orange Sulfur (4)
Frosted Elfin (4)
Pearl Crescent (4)
Mourning Cloak (1)
Little Wood-Satyr (54)
Silver-spotted Skipper (1)
Sachem (1) (male)
Tawny-edged Skipper (5)
Zabulon Skipper (1)
Hempstead Plains, Nassau Co., NY (B Benner)
May 30, 2002 Common Checkered-Skipper (1) Forest Hills, Allegheny Co., PA (C Lehman)
May 30 - June 1, 2002 Black Swallowtail
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail
Spicebush Swallowtail
Cabbage White
Clouded Sulphur
Orange Sulphur
Eastern Tailed-Blue
Spring Azure
Variegated Fritillary
American Lady
Painted Lady
Common Buckeye
Viceroy
Little Wood-Satyr
Silver Spotted Skipper
Least Skipper
Fiery Skipper
Southern Broken-Dash
Sachem
Zabulon Skipper
Aaron's Skipper
Palatka Skipper
Dun Skipper
Delmarva Peninsula, MD, VA, DE (B Grosek)
May 29, 2002 Western Tiger Swallowtail (2)
Two-tailed Swallowtail (1)
Pale Swallowtail (18)
Cabbage White (4)
Large Marble (1)
Sara Orangetip (1)
Orange Sulphur (1)
Gorgon Copper (19)
Hedgerow Hairstreak (1)
Brown Elfin (1)
Spring Azure (5)
Acmon Blue (22)
Coronis Fritillary (1)
Callippe Fritillary (19)
Northern Checkerspot (16)
Mylitta Crescent (6)
Variable Checkerspot (32)
Edith's Checkerspot (4)
California Tortoiseshell (6)
Mourning Cloak (1)
Painted Lady (4)
California Sister (22)
Common Ringlet (52)
Propertius Duskywing (13)
Mournful Duskywing (8)
Columbian Skipper (2)
Lindsey's Skipper (2)
Rural Skipper (5)
Mt. Diablo State Park, Alameda Co., CA (J Hall, D Edwards)
May 29, 2002 Checkered White (11)
Marine Blue (16)
Variegated Fritillary (4)
Painted Lady (5)
Monarch (1)
Uncas Skipper (12)
Ramon, Lincoln Co., NM (C Rustay)
May 29, 2002 Pipevine Swallowtail (fairly common)
Giant Swallowtail (8)
Checkered White (1)
Great Southern White (1)
Cloudless Sulphur (1)
Large Orange Sulphur (2)
Lyside Sulphur (3)
Little Yellow (3)
Sleepy Orange (1)
Dainty Sulphur (4)
Gray Hairstreak (1)
Reakirt's Blue (5)
Gulf Fritillary (1)
Vesta Crescent (2)
Phaon Crescent (common)
Common Buckeye (2)
White Peacock (3)
Common Mestra (1)
Tawny Emperor (1)
Queen (6)
Common Checkered-Skipper (6)
Tropical Checkered-Skipper (2)
Desert Checkered-Skipper (1)
Laviana White-Skipper (1)
Julia's Skipper (1)
Clouded Skipper (1)
Southern Skipperling (5)
Whirlabout (1)
Sachem (1)
Celia's Roadside-Skipper (1)
Hazel Bazemore Co. Park and Pollywog Pond, in Nueces Co., TX (R Wauer)
May 29, 2002 Eastern Tiger Swallowtail
Mourning Cloak
Juvenal's Duskywing
Beaver Creek Reserve on Cty Hwy K, Eau Claire Co., WI (D Hanson)
May 29, 2002 Black Swallowtail (1)
Cabbage White (8)
Orange Sulfur (3)
Frosted Elfin (1)
Spring Azure (1)(form lucia)
Pearl Crescent (10)
Red Admiral (1)
Little Wood-Satyr (77)
Silver-spotted Skipper (1)
Hobomok Skipper (1)
Hempstead Plains, Nassau Co., NY (J Price)
May 29, 2002 Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (2)
Spicebush Swallowtail (2)
Cabbage White (5)
Orange Sulphur (8)
American Lady (2)
Little Wood-Satyr (15)
COMMON RINGLET (1) (rare in
NYC, or other southern site)
Silver-spotted Skipper (2)
Hobomok Skipper (10)
Zabulon Skipper (2)
Van Cortlandt Park, Bronx, NY (T Fiore)
May 28, 2002 Appalachian Brown (state record) Tupelo/cypress swamp, Lorance Nature Preserve, south of Little Rock, AR (H Raney)
May 28, 2002 Cabbage White (1)
Clouded Sulphur (1)
Blue sp. (1)
Meadow Fritillary (1)
Monarch (3)
Eau Claire Co., WI (D Hanson)
May 28, 2002 Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (2)
Spicebush Swallowtail (3)
Little Wood-Satyr (20+)
Silver-spotted Skipper (1)
Dreamy Duskywing (4)
Juvenal's Duskywing (3)
Indian Skipper (6)
Hobomok Skipper (5)
Dusted Skipper (2)
Lake Denmark area, Morris Co., NJ(T Halliwell)
May 28, 2002 Spicebush Swallowtail (1)
Clouded Sulphur (1)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (4)
Pearl Crescent (6)
Mourning Cloak (1)
Little Wood Satyr (10)
Northern Cloudywing (1)
Dreamy Duskywing (3)
Indian Skipper (1)
Tawny-edged Skipper (1)
Hobomok Skipper (6)
Zabulon Skipper (1)
Dusted Skipper (1)
Rockaway Twp., Morris Co., NJ(T Halliwell)
May 27, 2002 Monarch Fall Creek, WI (D Hanson)
May 27, 2002 Cabbage White (1)
Clouded Sulphur (7)
American Copper (14)
Eastern Pine Elfin (1)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (5)
Silvery Blue (2)
Spring Azure (3)
Gorgone Checkerspot (3) (1 female, 2 males)
Pearl Crescent (1)
MONARCH (3) (first of the year)
Waushara Co., WI (M Reese)
May 27, 2002 Spicebush Swallowtail (2)
Orange Sulphur (3)
Melissa Blue (2)
Pearl Crescent (3)
Monarch (2)
Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore Park, IN (S Cartwright)
May 27, 2002 Pipevine Swallowtail (1) (male)
Black Swallowtail
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (6)
Spicebush swallowtail (2)
CHECKERED WHITE (1) (fresh male)
Cabbage White (20+)
Orange Sulphur (12+)
HARVESTER (1) (along Bronx River)
Red-banded Hairstreak (1)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (8+)
Spring Azure (1) ("Summer" form)
Pearl Crescent (5)
Question Mark (1) ("summer" form)
Mourning Cloak (3)
Red Admiral (5)
American Lady (15+)
Painted Lady (1)
Little Wood-Satyr (3)
Monarch (1)
Silver-spotted Skipper (2)
Common Sootywing (1)
Peck's Skipper (4)
Hobomok Skipper (8)
Zabulon Skipper (3)
Wave Hill Botanical Garden, NY Botanical Garden, & Van Cortlandt Park, Bronx, NY (T Fiore)
May 27, 2002 Eastern Tiger Swallowtail
Spicebush Swallowtail
Cabbage White
Clouded Sulphur
Orange Sulphur
Spring Azure
Azure sp. (Possibly Appalachian Azure) (Noticeably larger than Spring)
Pearl Crescent
Question Mark
American Lady
Little Wood-Satyr
Silver-spotted Skipper
Peck's Skipper
Hobomok Skipper
Hopewell Twp., Beaver Co., PA (B Walbek)
May 27, 2002 Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (42)
Spicebush Swallowtail (1)
Cabbage White (2)
Clouded Sulphur (25)
Orange Sulphur (4)
American Copper (2)
Spring Azure (34)
Meadow Fritillary (2)
Pearl Crescent (47)
Mourning Cloak (5)
American Lady (5)
Dreamy Duskywing (4)
Juvenal's Duskywing (5)
Hobomok Skipper (3)
Pepper and Salt Skipper (17)
Allegheny National Forest, Forest and Elk Counties, PA (C Lehman)
May 27, 2002 Monarch Mountain Road , Wayne Co., PA (B Grosek)
May 27, 2002 Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (2)
Spicebush Swallowtail (3)
Cabbage White (6)
Clouded Sulphur (1)
Orange Sulphur (3)
Pearl Crescent (2)
American Lady (1)
Red Admiral (1)
Little Wood-Satyr (30)
Silver-spotted Skipper (1)
Juvenal's Duskywing (1)
Peck's Skipper (3)
Tawny-edge Skipper (1)
Sachem (1)
Willowwood Arbortetum Morris Co., NJ (T Halliwell)
May 27, 2002 Black Swallowtail (17) (caterpillars on dill, fennel, parsley)
Cabbage White (1)
Spring Azure (1)
Gulf Fritillary (1) (female laying eggs)
Pearl Crescent (1)
American Lady (1)
Horace's Duskywing (3)
Fiery Skipper (1)
Southern Broken-Dash (1)
Shirks Bayou, FL (M A Friedman)
May 26, 2002 Mustard White (5)
Spring Azure (dozens)
Pacific Fritillary (dozens)
Goodman Creek Road, Willamette National Forest, Lane Co., OR (E Wold, B Narayan-Wold)
May 26, 2002 Western White (2)
Cabbage White (3)
Mourning Cloak (4)
Red Admiral (1)
Weyburn, SK (M Bailey)
May 26, 2002 Two-tailed Swallowtail (3)
Checkered White (2)
Cabbage White (1)
Orange Sulphur (2)
Mexican Yellow (1)
Western Pine Elfin (1)
Gray Hairstreak (2)
Marine Blue (9)
Reakirt's Blue (2)
Melissa Blue (1)
Gorgone Checkerspot (3)
Silvery Checkerspot (1)
Field Crescent (1)
Mylitta Crescent (1)
Phyciodes sp? (3)
Satyr Comma (1)
Mourning Cloak (1)
Painted Lady (6)
Red Admiral (1)
Common Ringlet (8)
Monarch (1)
Silver-spotted Skipper (21)
Mexican Cloudywing (1)
Dreamy Duskywing (5)
Sleepy Duskywing (2)
Horace's Duskywing (2)
Afranius Duskywing (1)
Erynnis sp? (9)
Common Checkered-Skipper (4)
Crossline Skipper (1)
Hobomok Skipper (23)
Hobomok Skipper (4) (Pocahontas)
Sugarite State Park, Colfax Co. NM (S Drilling, D Emkalns, B Neville, C Rustay)
May 26, 2002 Giant Swallowtail (3)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (3)
Red-banded Hairstreak (2)
American Snout (1)
Variegated Fritillary (2)
Gulf Fritillary (numerous)
Question Mark (1)
Painted Lady (2)
Common Buckeye (1)
Pearl Crescent (3)
Phaon Crescent (1)
Silvery Crescent (1)
Little Wood-Satyr (5)
Carolina Satyr (numerous)
Gemmed Satyr (numerous)
Monarch (1)
Armand Bayou Nature Center, Harris Co., TX
May 26, 2002 Golden-banded Skipper (2) Otter Creek south of Lake Norfork., Baxter Co., AR (H Raney)
May 26, 2002 Olympia Marble (1)
Clouded Sulphur (9)
Orange Sulphur (1)
Clouded /Orange Sulphur (2)(white females)
American Copper (6)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (4)
Spring Azure (15)
Pearl Crescent (1)
Waushara Co., WI (M Reese)
May 26, 2002 Black Swallowtail
Cabbage White
Clouded Sulphur
Spring Azure
Pearl Crescent
Mourning Cloak
Common Ringlet
Dreamy Duskywing
Wild Indigo Duskywing
Broome County, NY (B Grosek)
May 26, 2002 Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (19)
Spicebush Swallowtail (9)
Cabbage White (3)
Clouded Sulphur (2)
Orange Sulphur (14)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (2)
Pearl Crescent (17)
Question Mark (2)
American Lady (4)
Red-spotted Admiral (3)
Little Wood-Satyr (14)
Silver-spotted Skipper (5)
Dreamy Duskywing (3)
Hobomok Skipper (7)
Zabulon Skipper (5)
Youghiogheny River Trail, Fayette Co., PA (C Lehman)
May 26, 2002 Pipevine Swallowtail (3)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (1)
American Snout (1)
Question Mark (2)
American Lady (12)
Common Buckeye (14)
Variegated Fritillary (2)
Red-spotted Admiral (2)
Striped Hairstreak (1)
Banded Hairstreak (2)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (1)
Azure sp. (2)
Silver-spotted Skipper(3)
Hoary Edge (2)
Horace Duskywing (8)
Fiery Skipper (7)
Whirlabout (4)
Southern Broken-Dash (1)
Northern Broken-Dash (3)
Little Glassywing (2)
Byssus Skipper (1)
Ocola Skipper (1)
Tallapoosa Co., AL (V Charny)
May 25, 2002 Cabbage White (2) El Charlee St, Everett, WA (Rednax)
May 25, 2002 Two-tailed Swallowtail (1)
Dainty Sulphur (1)
Painted Crescent (9)
Mourning Cloak (1)
Red Admiral (3)
Viceroy (1)
Uncas Skipper (2)
Carus Skipper (1)
Bronze Roadside-Skipper (1)
Clayton Lake State Park, Union Co. NM (S Drilling, D Emkalns, B Neville, C Rustay)
May 25, 2002 Spring Azure
Silvery Blue
Rainy Lake, Ontario (D Owen)
May 25-27, 2002 Pipevine Swallowtail
Giant Swallowtail
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail
Cloudless Sulphur
Large Orange Sulphur
Little Yellow
Gray Hairstreak
Dusky-blue Groundstreak
Cassius Blue
Reakirt's Blue
Gulf Fritillary
Silvery Checkerspot
Phaon Crescent
Pearl Crescent
Question Mark
Red Admiral
Common Buckeye
Viceroy
Goatweed Leafwing
Tawny Emperor
Gemmed Satyr
Carolina Satyr
Coyote Cloudywing
Northern Cloudywing
Sickle-winged Skipper
Horace's Duskywing
Common Checkered-Skipper
Tropical Checkered-Skipper
Desert Checkered-Skipper
Julia's Skipper
Clouded Skipper
Fiery Skipper
Whirlabout
Southern Broken-Dash
Sachem
Nysa Roadside-Skipper
Celia's Roadside-Skipper
Eufala Skipper
Mission Valley in Victoria, Co., TX (R Wauer)
May 25, 2002 Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (1)
Black Swallowtail (1)
Snouts (numerous) (puddling)
Pearl Crescent (10-15)
Silvery Crescent (10)
Common Buckeye (3)
Viceroy (10-15)
Red Spotted Admiral (9)
Question Mark (numerous) (many puddling)
Hackberry Emperor (6)
Tawny Emperor 95)
Carolina Satyr (numerous)
Indian Bayou Rec. Area, St. Martin Parish, LA
May 25&27, 2002 Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (1)
Spicebush Swallowtail (2) (1 male, 1 female)
Cabbage White (2)
Orange Sulphur (5)
Spring Azure (3)(caterpillars on wild cherry blossoms) Pearl Crescent (30+)
Harris' Checkerspot (1) (caterpillar on aster foliage)
American Lady (8)
Red Admiral (3)
Mourning Cloak (1) (very worn)
Little Wood-Satyr (40+)
Common Ringlet (15+)
Dreamy Duskywing (3)
Northern Cloudywing (1)
Peck's Skipper (3)
Hobomok Skipper (3)
Indian Skipper(15+)
Ward Pound Ridge, Westchester Co., NY (H Zirlin)
May 25, 2002 Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (7)
Spicebush Swallowtail (1)
Cabbage White (3)
Clouded Sulphur (5)
Orange Sulphur (8)
American Copper (57)
Spring Azure (3)
Pearl Crescent (8)
Question Mark (3)
American Lady (1)
Red Admiral (1)
Red-spotted Admiral (3)
Little Wood-Satyr (8)
Monarch (1) (First of the year)
Silver-spotted Skipper (4)
Dreamy Duskywing (3)
Juvenal's Duskywing (3)
Indian Skipper (12)
Peck's Skipper (1)
Tawny-edged Skipper (2)
Hobomok Skipper (24)
Zabulon Skipper (3)
Round Hill Park, Allegheny Co., PA (C Lehman)
May 25, 2002 Black Swallowtail Wayne Co., PA (B Grosek)
May 25, 2002 Orange Sulphur
Pearl Crescent
Seneca Co., PA (B Grosek)
May 25, 2002 Cabbage White (2)
Orange Sulphur (3)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (7)
Pearl Crescent (3)
American Lady (8)
Painted Lady (1)
Little Wood-Satyr (25)
Silver-spotted Skipper (1)
Hoary Edge (1)
Northern Cloudywing (15)
Dreamy Duskywing (1)
Juvenal's Duskywing (2)
Cobweb Skipper (4)
Indian Skipper (20)
Hobomok Skipper (3)
Dusted Skipper (20)
Mountainside Park, NJ
May 25, 2002 Zebra Swallowtail (10)
Black Swallowtail (5)
Giant Swallowtail (18)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (19) (1 black female)
Spicebush Swallowtail (5)
Palamedes Swallowtail (12)
Great Southern White (5)
Cloudless Sulphur (1)
Little Yellow (3)
Sleepy Orange (1)
Gray Hairstreak (55)
Red-banded Hairstreak (4)
Little Metalmark (8)
Zebra Heliconian (11)
Phaon Crescent (11)
Pearl Crescent (12)
Question Mark (2)
Red Admiral (1)
Common Buckeye (32)
White Peacock (10)
Viceroy (5)
Hackberry Emperor (10)
Tawny Emperor (1)
Carolina Satyr (72)
Georgia Satyr (9)
Queen (11)
Dorantes Longtail (3)
CONFUSED CLOUDYWING (3)
Horace's Duskywing (3)
Zarucco Duskywing (6)
Common Checkered Skipper (3)
Tropical Checkered Skipper (19)
Swarthy Skipper (3)
Neamathla Skipper (3)
Clouded Skipper (1)
Least Skipper (10)
Southern Skipperling (2)
Fiery Skipper (7)
MESKE'S SKIPPER (4) (1 fresh, 3 worn)
Tawny-edged Skipper (2)
Whirlabout (13)
Southern Broken-Dash (2)
Sachem (5)
Delaware Skipper (14)
AARON'S SKIPPER (2)
Eufala Skipper (2)
Twin-spot Skipper (21)
Ocola Skipper (4)
Kissimmee Prairie Preserve State Park, Okeechobee County, (L & B Cooper)
May 24, 2002 Cabbage White (dozens)
Spring Azure (5+)
Satyr Comma (1)
Red Admiral (1)(First this year)
Glenhaven Drive and Howarth Park, Everett, WA (Rednax)
May 24, 2002 Pipevine Swallowtail (4)
Two-tailed Swallowtail (1)
Pale Swallowtail (4)
Cabbage White (1)
Gray Marble (1)
Sylvan Hairstreak (1)
Bramble Hairstreak (1)
Brown Elfin (4)
Juniper Hairstreak (9)
Spring Azure (4)
Boisduval's Blue (3)
Acmon Blue (16)
Northern Checkerspot (19)
Variable Checkerspot (24)
California Tortoiseshell (7)
American Lady (1)
Painted Lady (1)
California Sister (22)
Common Ringlet (2)
Propertius Duskywing (15)
Pacuvius Duskywing (2)
Two-banded Checkered-Skipper (2)
Rural Skipper (1)
Location; Forestville and Mosquito Ridge Roads, Placer Co., CA (J Hall, D Edwards)
May 24, 2002 Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (14)
Spicebush Swallowtail (6)
West Virginia White (1)
Cabbage White (1)
Clouded Sulphur (3)
Orange Sulphur (5)
Spring Azure (2)
Pearl Crescent (12)
Question Mark (6)
Red Admiral (1)
Red-spotted Admiral (2)
Silver-spotted Skipper (5)
Dreamy Duskywing (4)
Juvenal's Duskywing (2)
Hobomok Skipper (17)
Zabulon Skipper (4)
Roaring Run Trail, Armstrong Co., PA (C Lehman)
May 24, 2002 Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (1)
Spicebush Swallowtail (1)
Cabbage White (3)
Clouded Sulphur (3)
Orange Sulphur (6)
American Copper (1)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (6)
Pearl Crescent (3)
American Lady 5
Little Wood-Satyr (18)
Hoary Edge (1)
Silver-spotted Skipper (1)
Northern Cloudywing (18)
Juvenal's Duskywing (1)
Dreamy Duskywing (1)
Wild Indigo Duskywing (2)
Cobweb Skipper (8)
Indian Skipper (14)
Zabulon Skipper (3)
Hobomok Skipper (2)
Dusted Skipper (16) (all very fresh)
Mountainside Park, Morris Co., NJ (B Benner)
May 24, 2002 Cabbage White (2)
Frosted Elfin (1)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (1)
Pearl Crescent (2)
American Lady (2)
Red Admiral (1)
Little Wood-Satyr (3)
Silver-spotted Skipper (1)
Sachem (2) (males)
Peck's Skipper (1)
Hempstead Plains, Nassau Co., NY (B Benner)
May 23, 2002 Pale Swallowtail (9)
Sara Orangetip (2)
Gray Marble (5)
Orange Sulphur (2)
Lustrous Copper (1)
Blue Copper (1)
Bramble Hairstreak (5)
Brown Elfin (2)
Western Pine Elfin (7)
Juniper Hairstreak (19)
Western Tailed-Blue (1)
Spring Azure (6)
Boisduval's Blue (50)
Acmon Blue (3)
Coronis Fritillary (1)
Northern Checkerspot (105)
Variable Checkerspot (6)
California Tortoiseshell (2)
Mourning Cloak (1)
Painted Lady (2)
Lorquin's Admiral (2)
California Sister (1)
Common Ringlet (25)
Monarch (3)
Northern Cloudywing (1)
Propertius Duskywing (5)
Pacuvius Duskywing (16)
Juba Skipper (1)
Common Roadside-Skipper (8)
Panther Creek, Salt Spring and Ellis Roads Amador Co., CA (J Hall, D Edwards)
May 23, 2002 Pipevine Swallowtail (common)
Giant Swallowtail (fairly common)
Cloudless Sulphur (1)
Large Orange Sulphur (2)
Little Yellow (4)
Dainty Sulphur (2)
Great Purple Hairstreak (3)
Gray Hairstreak (1)
Dusky-blue Groundstreak (1)
Reakirt's Blue (fairly common)
Variegated Fritillary (fairly common)
Silvery Checkerspot (2)
Texan Crescent (fairly common)
Phaon Crescent (8)
Pearl Crescent (9)
Question Mark (2)
Common Buckeye (5)
Viceroy (1)
Goatweed Leafwing (1)
Tawny Emperor (8)
Gemmed Satyr (4)
Carolina Satyr (1)
White-striped Longtail (1) (first one of the season_
Common Checkered-Skipper (common)
Tropical Checkered-Skipper (2)
Desert Checkered-Skipper (1)
Clouded Skipper (2)
Southern Skipperling (1)
Fiery Skipper (7)
Sachem (8)
Celia's Roadside-Skipper (1)
Eufala Skipper (2)
Goliad State Historical Park, Goliad Co., TX (R Wauer)
May 23, 2002 Cabbage White (dozens)
Spring Azure (dozens)
Painted Lady (1)(The first one this year)
Glenhaven Drive and Howarth Park, Everett, WA (Rednax)
May 23, 2002 Black Swallowtail (3)
Tiger Swallowtail sp. (2)
Canadian Tiger Swallowtail (1)
Clouded Sulphur (26)
Spring Azure (19)
Pearl Crescent (5)
American Lady (1)
Common Ringlet (5)
Juvenal's Duskywing (2)
Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary, Topsfield, MA (F Goodwin)
May 23, 2002 Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (2)
Spicebush Swallowtail (1)
Cabbage White (1)
Orange Sulphur (5)
American Copper (8)
Eastern Pine Elfin (1)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (5)
Azure sp. (1) (large &
bright blue above, in area
lacking larval host plants
of Appalachian Azure)
Pearl Crescent (6)
Mourning Cloak (1)
Red Admiral (2)
American Lady (4)
Common Buckeye (2)
Little Wood Satyr (1)
Northern Cloudywing (2)
Swarthy Skipper (1)
Cobweb Skipper (10)
Indian Skipper (12+)
Peck's Skipper (4)
Tawny-edged Skipper (2)
CROSSLINE SKIPPER (1)
(early date for area)
Sachem (2) (fresh, male)
Hobomok Skipper (1)
N.Y. D.E.C. lands & Suffolk County land, Calverton/Riverhead, Long Island, NY (M
Bonifanti, T Fiore, E Lam, K Wallstrom, N Wagerik)
May 23, 2002 Spicebush Swallowtail (1)
Cabbage White (8)
Clouded Sulphur (7)
Orange Sulphurs (7)
Pearl Crescent (8)
American Lady (2)
Silver-spotted Skipper (1)
Juvenal's Duskywing (5)
Indian Skipper (2)
Chappaqua, NY (M Diederich)
May 23, 2002 Cabbage White (2)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (1)
Pearl Crescent (1)
Little Wood-Satyr (1)
Wild Indigo Duskywing (1)
Peck's Skipper (1)
Tawny-edged Skipper (1)
Zabulon Skipper (1)
Warren, NJ (J Springer)
May 23, 2002 Cabbage White (3)
Orange Sulphur (25) .
Clouded Sulphur (3)
American Lady (7)
Red Admiral (1)
Pearl Crescent (2)
Gray Hairstreak (1)
Eastern-tailed Blue (2)
Spring Azure (3) (1 very worn)
Little Wood-Satyr (17)
Silver-spotted Skipper (4)
Sachem (38)
Zabulon Skipper (10)
Maurice River Botanical Gardens, Cumberland, Co., NJ (J Diorio)
May 22, 2002 Spring Azure (3)
Pearl Crescent (5)
Monarch (1)
Spencertown, NY (S Noyes)
May 22, 2002 Cabbage White (3)
Clouded Sulphur (5)
Orange Sulphur (4)
Clouded/Orange Sulphur (4) (hybrid)
American Copper (1)
Eastern Tail-Blue (2)
American Lady (5)
Spring Azure (1)
Pearl Crescent (25)
Common Sootywing (1)
Cherry Hill Reservoir, Newbury, MA (F Goodwin)
May 22, 2002 Frosted Elfin (4)
Mourning Cloak (1)
Hempstead Plains, Nassau Co., NY (J Price)
May 22, 2002 Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (3)
Spicebush Swallowtail (1)
Cabbage White (13)
Clouded Sulphur (13)
Orange Sulphurs (14)
American Copper (1)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (4)
Pearl Crescent (32)
American Lady (1)
Viceroy (1)
Little Wood-Satyr (1)
Silver-spotted Skipper (2)
Juvenal's Duskywing (3)
Indian Skipper (1)
Peck's Skipper (2)
Chappaqua NY (M Diederich)
May 22, 2002 Common Buckeye (1)
Silver-spotted Skipper (1)
Van Cortlandt Park, Bronx, NY (T Fiore, K Wallstrom)
May 22, 2002 Clouded Sulphur
American Lady
Red Admiral
Zabulon Skipper
Sandy Hook - Gateway National Recreation Area, Monmouth Co., NJ (K
Keating)
May 22, 2002 Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (1)
Spicebush Swallowtail (1)
Cabbage White (2)
Clouded Sulphur (1)
Orange Sulphur (1)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (15)
Pearl Crescent (1)
American Lady (2)
Little Wood-Satyr (7)
Common Ringlet (1)
Hoary Edge (1)
Northern Cloudywing (2)
Dreamy Duskywing (3)
Juvenal's Duskywing (1)
Wild Indigo Duskywing (2)
Indian Skipper (1)
Hobomok Skipper (8)
Mountainside Park, Morris County, NJ (A Baytas)
May 21, 2002 Common Buckeye (1) (first of the season)
Monarch (2)
Common Sootywing (2) (first of the season)
Little Creve Coeur Lake, St. Louis County, MO (Y Homeyer)
May 20, 2002 Two-tailed Swallowtail (1)
Checkered White (11)
Sleepy Orange (21)
Dainty Sulphur (5)
Gray Hairstreak (6)
Western Pygmy-Blue (1)
Marine Blue (76)
Reakirt's Blue (3)
Palmer's Metalmark (1)
American Snout (1)
Variegated Fritillary (11)
California Sister (2)
Queen (2)
Common Checkered-Skipper (2)
Orange Skipperling (3)
Viereck's Skipper (18)
San Andres NWR, Dona Ana Co. NM (S Cary, C Rustay, M Weisenberger)
May 19, 2002 Black Swallowtail (1)
Anise Swallowtail (2)
Spring White (5)
Sara Orangetip (2)
Reakirt's Blue (1)
Silvery Blue (4)
Fulvia Checkerspot (1)
Hoary Comma (6)
Mourning Cloak (1)
Silver-spotted Skipper (1)
Northern Cloudywing (4)
Mexican Cloudywing (1)
Rocky Mountain Duskywing (1)
Afranius/Persius Duskywing (1)
Erynnis sp? (7)
Sandia Mountains Crest, Bernalillo Co. NM (S Drilling, B & M Howe, C Rustay, J Ruth)
May 19, 2002 Pipevine Swallowtail (fairly common)
Giant Swallowtail (6)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (6)
Little Yellow (3)
Dainty Sulphur (3)
Great Purple Haitstreak (4)
Soapberry Hairstreak (9) (all nectaring on W. soapberry blooms)
Gray Hairstreak (3)
Dusky-blue Groundstreak (9)
American Snout (1)
Gulf Fritillary (8)
Variegated Fritillary (fairly common)
Bordered Patch (1)
Silvery Checkerspot (4)
Phaon Crescent (8)
Pearl Crescent (fairly common)
Question Mark (2)
Common Buckeye (common)
Red-spotted Admiral (1)
Hackberry Emperor (9)
Tawny Emperor (6)
Goatweed Leafwing (3)
Gemmed Satyr (3)
Little Wood-Satyr (1)
Common Wood-Nymph (9)
Horace's Duskywing (1)
Wild Indigo Duskywing (2)
Common Checkered-Skipper (fairly common)
Tropical Checkered-Skipper (2)
Clouded Skipper (3)
Fiery Skipper (1)
Sachem (fairly common)
Southern Broken-Dash (4)
Buescher/Bastrop State Parks, Bastrop Co., TX (R Wauer)
May 19, 2002 Pipevine Swallowtail
Zebra Swallowtail
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail
Giant Swallowtail
Spicebush Swallowtail
Orange Sulphur
Eastern Tailed-Blue
Spring Azure
Great Spangled Fritillary (first of the season)
Pearl Crescent
Mourning Cloak
Red Admiral
Tawny-edged Skipper
Zabulon Skipper
Bell's Roadside-Skipper
Tyson Research Center St. Louis County, MO (Y Homeyer)
May 19, 2002 Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (Yellow Female)
American Copper (5)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (4)
American Lady (5)
Pearl Crescent (12)
Monarch (2)
Silver-spotted Skipper (12)
Sand Ridge State Forest, Mason Co., IL (Peoria Academy of Sciences, Entomology Section)
May 19, 2002 American Copper (4)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (8)
Pearl Crescent (3)
American Lady (8)
Little Wood Satyr (3)
Northern Cloudywing (8)
Dreamy Duskywing (1)
Cobweb Skipper (8)
Indian Skipper (15)
Hobomok Skipper (8)
Zabulon Skipper (1)
Dusted Skipper (7)
Mountainside Park, Morris County, NJ (NABA-North Jersey Club)
May 18, 2002 Pea Blue (2) (mating) Captain Cook, Hawaii Co., HI (J Snyder)
May 18, 2002 Pale Swallowtail
Sara Orangetip
Bramble Hairstreak
Brown Elfin
Western Pine Elfin
Spring Azure
Dotted Blue
Arrowhead Blue
Boisduval's Blue
Lupine Blue
Northern Checkerspot
Mylitta Crescent
California Tortoiseshell
Common Ringlet
Great Arctic
Dreamy Duskywing
Persius Duskywing
Two Banded Checkered-Skipper
Juba Skipper
Meadow Creek, along Roads 1100-600 and 1100-780, Deschutes National Forest, Jefferson Co., OR (P Severns, E Wold, N Bjorklund, and others on NABA field trip)
May 18, 2002 Western Tiger Swallowtail
Spring White
Western White
Cabbage White
Sara Orangetip
Gorgon Copper
Juniper Hairstreak
Lupine Blue
Northern Checkerspot (Male and Female)
Lorquin's Admiral
Common Ringlet
Pacuvius Duskywing
Siskiyou Co., CA (B Walbek)
May 18, 2002 Pipevine Swallowtail (8)
Giant Swallowtail (3)
Two-tailed Swallowtail (1)
Mexican Yellow (6)
Sleepy Orange (3)
Dainty Sulphur (5)
Gray Hairstreak (1)
Marine Blue (60)
Ceraunus Blue (5)
Reakirt's Blue (9)
Acmon Blue (10)
Mormon Metalmark (9)
Palmer's Metalmark (6)
American Snout (3)
Tiny Checkerspot (2)
Elada Checkerspot (1)
Texan Crescent (2 )
Red-spotted Admiral (1)
California Sister (3)
Hackberry Emperor (1)
Tawny Emperor (1)
Red Satyr (1)
Queen (3)
WHITE-STRIPED LONGTAIL (2)
Desert Cloudywing (1)
Desert Checkered-Skipper (1)
Common Sootywing (1)
Orange Skipperling (3)
Deva Skipper (2)
Python Skipper (4)
Sheep Skipper (6)
Box Canyon RD, and Florida Canyon trail AZ (SEABA Field Trip)
May 18, 2002 Pipevine Swallowtail (abundant)
Black Swallowtail (2)
Checkered White (2)
Little Yellow (2)
Soapberry Hairstreak (1)
Gray Hairstreak (3)
Gulf Fritillary (3)
Variegated Fritillary (5)
Phaon Crescent (2)
Pearl Crescent (4)
Red Admiral (1)
Common Buckeye (common)
Goatweed Leafwing (3)
Viceroy (4)
Monarch (1)
Funereal Duskywing (1)
Wild Indigo Duskywing (1)
Common Checkered-Skipper (fairly common)
Desert Checkered-Skipper (1)
Fiery Skipper (1)
Sachem (9)
Attwater Prairie-Chicken N.W.R. (R Wauer)
May 18, 2002 Black Swallowtail
Spicebush Swallowtail
Orange Sulphur
Eastern Tailed-Blue
Silvery Checkerspot
Pearl Crescent
Question Mark
Red Admiral
Viceroy
Hayhurst's Scallopwing (first of the year)
Least Skipper (first of the year)
Zabulon Skipper
Busch Wildlife, St. Charles Co., MO (Y Homeyer)
May 18, 2002 Spicebush Swallowtail (1)(female),
Orange Sulphur (1)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (numerous)
Pearl Crescent (2)
Baltimore Checkerspot (10)
Mourning Cloak (4)
Question Mark (15)
Painted Lady (5)
Common Buckeye (2)
Little Wood-Satyr (13)
Carolina Satyr (16)
Maben, Webster Co., MS
May 18, 2002 Zebra Swallowtail (11)
Black Swallowtail (4)
Giant Swallowtail (4)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (2) (1 black female)
Spicebush Swallowtail (1)
Palamedes Swallowtail (11)
Great Southern White (12)
Cloudless Sulphur (1)
Little Yellow (13)
Sleepy Orange (3)
Dainty Sulphur (1)
Gray Hairstreak (7)
Little Metalmark (3)
Zebra Heliconian (4)
Phaon Crescent (18)
Pearl Crescent (4)
Question Mark (1)
Common Buckeye (14)
White Peacock (15)
Viceroy (4)
Hackberry Emperor (10)
Carolina Satyr (5)
Georgia Satyr (4)
Queen (11)
Northern Cloudywing (1)
Horace's Duskywing (1)
Swarthy Skipper (9)
Neamathla Skipper (5)
Least Skipper (3)
Southern Skipperling (3)
Fiery Skipper (7)
MESKE'S SKIPPER (8) (6 fresh, 2 worn)
Whirlabout (11)
Southern Broken-Dash (1)
Sachem (6)
Delaware Skipper (7)
AARON'S SKIPPER (5)
PALMETTO SKIPPER (4)
Eufala Skipper (2)
Twin-spot Skipper (2)
Kissimmee Prairie Preserve State Park, Okeechobee County, FL (L & B Cooper)
May 17, 2002 Cabbage White (dozens)
Spring Azure (1)
Mylitta Crescentspot (1)
Mukilteo Blvd., near Forest Park, Everett, WA (Rednax)
May 17, 2002 Pipevine Swallowtail (3)
Western Tiger Swallowtail (1)
Pale Swallowtail (1)
Gray Marble (2)
Orange Sulphur (50)
California Hairstreak (10)
Sylvan Hairstreak (15)
Hedgerow Hairstreak (3)
Brown Elfin (2)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (6)
Spring Azure (2)
Boisduval's Blue (2)
Acmon Blue (30)
Northern Checkerspot (20)
Edith's Checkerspot (1)
California Tortoiseshell (2)
California Sister (7)
Common Ringlet (5)
Northern Cloudywing (3)
Propertius Duskywing (15)
Sachem (1)
Rural Skipper (1)
Corning Rd., Alder Springs Rd., FH7 to Mendocino Pass to Covelo Tehama, Glenn, Mendocino Cos., CA (J Hall, D Edwards)
May 17, 2002 Pipevine Swallowtail (common)
Black Swallowtail (fairly common)
Giant Swallowtail (2)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (1)
Checkered White (1)
Little Yellow (2)
Dainty Sulphur (1)
Soapberry Hairstreak (fairly common)
Gray Hairstreak (3)
Gulf Fritillary (5)
Variegated Fritillary (common)
Silvery Checkerspot (4)
Phaon Crescent (fairly common)
Pearl Crescent (8)
Red Admiral (1)
Common Buckeye (8)
Viceroy (2)
Horace's Duskywing (3)
Common Checkered-Skipper (10)
Tropical Checkered-Skipper (6)
Clouded Skipper (common)
Fiery Skipper (5)
Southern Broken-Dash (2)
Eufala Skipper (4)
Somerville Area, Washington and Burleson Cos., TX (R Wauer)
May 17, 2002 Eastern Tiger Swallowtail
Cabbage White (13)
Orange Sulphur
Monarch (2)(One ovipositing on Common Milkweed)
Dreamy Duskywing
Duskywing sp. (5)
Hobomok Skipper
Doodletown, Rockland Co, NY, (K Keating)
May 17, 2002 Cabbage White (1)
Clouded Sulphur (3)
Orange Sulphur (3)
Pearl Crescent (18)
Wild Indigo Duskywing (2)
Peck's Skipper (1) (fresh)
Mill Creek Bluebelt, Staten Island, Richmond Co., NY (B Benner)
May 17, 2002 Black Swallowtail (1)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (1)
Spicebush Swallowtail (1) (male, mineralising from damp sea-beach sand below high tide line)
Cabbage White (2)
Orange Sulphur (2)
Clouded Sulphur (1)
American Copper (3)
Brown Elfin (1) (worn)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (4) ("fresh")
Spring Azure (2) (one very worn,
one very fresh, larger & paler;
possibly representing 2 "forms")
Pearl Crescent (3) (very "fresh")
Question Mark (3) (of both forms: dark upper hindwings, & "orangey"upper hindwings, with the spring-fall "orangey" form very fresh, & one of the "dark" forms also fresh but another "dark" form very worn)
Mourning Cloak (2)
Red Admiral (8) ("fresh", & worn)
American Lady (12+) (most:"fresh")
Common Buckeye (1) (very "fresh")
Juvenal's Duskywing (12+) (females)
Swarthy Skipper (1) (very "fresh")
Cobweb Skipper (25+) (all females)
Peck's Skipper (5) ("fresh" males)
Zabulon Skipper (4) (as above)
Suffolk Co., Long Island public land, Wildwood State Park, Sears-Bellows Co. Park, Calverton Ponds Preserve, D.E.C. land: Wading River,Flanders, Eastport,& Calverton, NY (T Fiore, K Wallstrom)
May 16, 2002 Cabbage White (10+)
Spring Azure (3)
Satyr Comma (2)
California Tortoiseshell? (1)
Glenhaven Drive and Mukilteo Blvd., Everett, WA (Rednax)
May 16, 2002 Pipevine Swallowtail (1)
Anise Swallowtail (1)
Western Tiger Swallowtail (1)
Pale Swallowtail (2)
Checkered White (1)
Sara Orangetip (1)
Clouded Sulphur (3)
Orange Sulphur (9)
Gorgon Copper (4)
California Hairstreak (25)
Hedgerow Hairstreak (7)
Bramble Hairstreak (1)
Silvery Blue (1)
Melissa Blue (20)
Acmon Blue (15)
Northern Checkerspot (3)
Mourning Cloak (1)
Common Buckeye (1)
Lorquin's Admiral (1)
California Sister (2)
Common Ringlet (20)
Monarch (1)
Propertius Duskywing (3)
Arctic Skipper (1)
Rural Skipper (4)
Tehama,Trinity, Siskiyou, Shasta Cos., CA (J Hall, D Edwards)
May 16, 2002 Black Swallowtail (1)
Spicebush Swallowtail (1)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (1)
Cabbage White (9)
Orange Sulphur (7)
Frosted Elfin (4)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (8)
Pearl Crescent (10)
Question Mark (1) (dark-hind-winged "summer" form, ovipositing on hawthorn)
Mourning Cloak (1)
American Lady (3)
Wild Indigo Duskywing (4)
Cobweb Skipper (7)
Hempstead Plains, Nassau Co., NY (B Benner)
May 16, 2002 Cabbage White (3)
Question Mark (1) (dark "summer" form, ovipositing on elm sp.)
Silver-spotted Skipper (1)
Juvenal's Duskywing (2)
Clay Pits Pond State Park Preserve, Staten Island, Richmond Co., NY (B Benner)
May 16, 2002 Pipevine Swallowtail (1)
Spicebush Swallowtail (50+)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (50+)
Tiger Swallowtail sp. (5)
Zebra Swallowtail (2)
Cabbage White (20+)
West Virginia White (1)
Orange Sulphur (8)
Sleepy Orange (1)
Harvester (1)
Appalachian Azure (2) (freshly-emerged, about 1-2 weeks late)
Spring Azure (4)(summer form)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (2)
Question Mark (4) (3 were very worn, dark summer forms, one was a slightly
worn light winter form)
Pearl Crescent (10)
Great Spangled Fritillary (1) (somewhat early, caterpillars probably induced
to break diapause in late February's heat wave)
Red-spotted Admiral (2)
Silver-spotted Skipper (5)
Juvenal's Duskywing (3)
Dreamy Duskywing (30+)
Sachem (1)
Hobomok Skipper (3)
Zabulon Skipper (20+)
Blue Mountain, George Thompson Wildlife Management Area, Fauquier Co., VA (H Pavulaan)
May 16, 2002 Monarch (1) (female) Herndon, VA (H Pavulaan)
May 15, 2002 Cabbage White (3+)
Spring Azure (dozens)
Satyr Comma (1)
California Tortoiseshell (1)
Howarth Park and Glenhaven Drive, Everett, WA (Rednax)
May 15, 2002 Cabbage White (1)
Silvery Blue (5)
Western Tailed-Blue (5)
Boisduval's Blue (25)
Red Admiral (1)
Common Ringlet (10)
West Eugene wetlands, Lane Co., OR (E Wold)
May 15, 2002 Pipevine Swallowtail (fairly common)
Black Swallowtail (2)
Giant Swallowtail (5)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (common)
Orange Sulphur (1)
Cloudless Sulphur (1)
Dainty Sulphur (2)
Gray Hairstreak (1)
Variegated Fritillary (5)
Silvery Checkerspot (3)
Texan Crescent (common)
Phaon Crescent (fairly common)
Pearl Crescent (abundant)
Question Mark (5)
Common Buckeye (3)
Hackberry Emperor (4)
Tawny Emperor (abundant)
Horace's Duskywing (1)
Common Checkered-Skipper (abundant)
Tropical Checkered-Skipper (2)
Desert Checkered-Skipper (1)
Clouded Skipper (2)
Nysa Roadside-Skipper (1)
Eufala Skipper (1)
Palmetto State Park, Fayette Co., TX (R Wauer)
May 15, 2002 Red Admiral (1) (laying eggs on Nettles) Milwaukee, WI (A Kaufman)
May 15, 2002 Cabbage White (1)
Frosted Elfins (10)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (1)
Pearl Crescent (2)
American Lady (2)
Red Admiral (1)
Common Buckeye (1)
Juvenal Duskywing (2)
Cobweb Skipper (1)
Hempstead Plains, Nassau Co., NY (J Price)
May 14, 2002 Crescent sp. (1)
Milbert's Tortoiseshell (1)
Weyburn, SK (M Bailey)
May 14, 2002 Pipevine Swallowtail (common)
Orange Sulphur (fairly common)
Sleepy Orange (4)
Dainty Sulphur (fairly common)
Soapberry Hairstreak (8)
Banded Hairstreak (1)
Juniper Hairstreak (9)
Gray Hairstreak (6)
Dusky-blue Groundstreak (2)
Reakirt's Blue (3)
Gulf Fritillary (5)
Variegated Fritillary (fairly common)
American Lady (abundant)
Painted Lady (1)
Red Admiral (3)
Bordered Patch (1)
Vesta Crescent (4)
Phaon Crescent (2)
Pearl Crescent (3)
Question Mark (2)
Common Buckeye (fairly common)
Red-spotted Admiral (3)
Hackberry Emperor (1)
Tawny Emperor (abundant)
Red Satyr (common)
Common Wood-Nymph (common)
Monarch (3)
Queen (2)
Horace's Duskywing (common)
Funereal Duskywing (2)
Wild Indigo Duskywing (2)
Fiery Skipper (1)
Sachem (5)
Southern Broken-Dash (3)
Dun Skipper (common)
Eufala Skipper (2)
Guadalupe River State Park, Kendall Co., TX (R Wauer)
May 14, 2002 Black Swallowtail (1)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (1)
Cabbage White (1)
Clouded Sulphur (4)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (2)(First of year)
Meadow Fritillary (2)(First of year)
Pearl Crescent (6)
American Lady (2)
Red Admiral (1)
Sleepy Duskywing (1)(First of year)
Pine Valley Nature Area, Jackson Co., IA (C Edwards)
May 13, 2002 Monarch (1)(First of year) Henry Co., IA (C Edwards)
May 12, 2002 Cabbage White (dozens)
Nelson's Hairstreak (1)
Spring Azure (dozens)
Satyr Comma (1)
California Tortoiseshell (1)
Glenhaven Drive and Mukilteo Blvd., Everett, WA (Rednax)
May 12, 2002 Mustard White
Spring Azure
Hoary Comma
California Tortoiseshell
Bristow State Park, Lane Co., OR (E Wold, B Newhouse, B Narayan-Wold)
May 12, 2002 Pipevine Swallowtail (3)
Black Swallowtail (5)
Checkered White (8)
Orange Sulphur (Common)
Southern Dogface (4)
Cloudless Sulphur (4)
Lyside Sulphur (1)
Little Yellow (1)
Sleepy Orange (fairly common)
Dainty Sulphur (abundant)
Juniper (Olive) Hairstreak (2)
Gray Hairstreak (3)
Marine Blue (3)
Reakirt's Blue (4)
Variegated Fritillary (fairly common)
Texan Crescent (2)
Vesta Crescent (4)
Phaon Crescent (fairly common)
Pearl Crescent (6)
Question Mark (1)
American Lady (7)
Red Admiral (5)
Common Buckeye (1)
Hackberry Emperor (fairly common)
Tawny Emperor (common)
Red Satyr (4)
Queen (1)
Duskywing, sp. (1)
Common Checkered-Skipper (1)
Clouded Skipper (1)
Sachem (1)
Delaware Skipper (1)
Dun Skipper (4)
Roadside-Skipper sp. (probably Celia's)
Abilene, TX (R Wauer)
May 12, 2002 Red Admiral (1) Milwaukee, WI (A Kaufman)
May 12, 2002 Eastern Tiger Swallowtail
Spicebush Swallowtail (1)
Black Swallowtail (3) (including two caterpillars on Bronze Fennel)
Cabbage White (2)
Spring Azure (1)
Red-banded Hairstreak (1)
Sachem (2)
Hayhurst's Scallopwing (1)
Silver Spring, MD (E Raun)
May 12, 2002 Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (60)
Spicebush Swallowtail (6)
West Virginia White (10)
Orange Sulphur (25)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (15)
Spring Azure (18)
Appalachian Azure (6)
Silvery Checkerspot (2) (our first of the year)
GORGONE CHECKERSPOT (1) (a very fresh individual -- male?)
Pearl Crescent (45)
Tawny Crescent (10)
Question Mark (3)
Eastern Comma (1)
Mourning Cloak (2)
American Lady (1)
Common Buckeye (1)
Red-spotted Admiral (1)
Silver-spotted Skipper (60)
Dreamy Duskywing (30)
Juvenal's Duskywing (40)
Wild Indigo Duskywing (2)
Clouded Skipper (2)
Hobomok Skipper (22)
Dusted Skipper (1)
Pepper and Salt Skipper (3)
Clay Co., NC (J Pippen, H LeGrand)
May 11, 2002 Cabbage White (dozens)
Spring Azure (dozens)
Mylitta Crescentspot (1)
Glenhaven Drive and Howarth Park, Everett, WA (Rednax)
May 11, 2002 Pipevine Swallowtail (9)
Western Tiger Swallowtail (2)
Cabbage White (5)
Large Marble (1)
Sara Orangetip (15)
Orange Sulphur (3)
Spring Azure (1)
Boisduval's Blue (7)
Acmon Blue (1)
Northern Checkerspot (3)
Field Crescent (5)
Mylitta Crescent (1)
Painted Lady (1)
Common Buckeye (28)
California Sister (1)
Common Ringlet (30)
Mournful Duskywing (1)
Common Checkered-Skipper (9)
Sachem (2)
Tilden/ Wildcat Canyon Regional Parks, Contra Costa Co., CA (NABA Field trip, 8 observers)
May 11, 2002 Satyr Comma (1)
Compton Tortoiseshell (many)
Mourning Cloak (several)
Milbert's Tortoiseshell (1)
Regina, SK (B Luterbach)
May 11, 2002 Western White (1)
Milbert's Tortoiseshell (all worn)
Mourning Cloak (all worn)
Weyburn Golf Course, Weyburn, SK (M Bailey)
May 11, 2002 Two-tailed Swallowtail (3)
Mustard White (1)
Bramble Hairstreak (1) (early)
Western Pine Elfin (16)
Spring Azure (5)
Silvery Blue (2)
Hoary Comma (3)
Mourning Cloak (14)
Short-tailed Skipper (2)
Cloudywing sp? (4)
Afranius/Persius Duskywing (1)
between Mineral Hill and Western Life Camp, San Miguel Co. NM (C. Rustay)
May 11, 2002 Great Spangled Fritillary (1) Owl's Hill Nature Center, Brentwood, TN (J Buchanan)
May 11, 2002 Canadian Tiger Swallowtail (1)
Henry's Elfin (5)
Eastern Pine Elfin (2)
Spring Azure (44)
American Lady (1)
Juvenal's Duskywing (12)
Willowdale (east) State Forest. Ipswich, MA (F Goodwin)
May 11, 2002 American Lady (2) Rockefeller State Park Preserve, NY (M Diederich)
May 11, 2002 American Lady (4) Jamaica Bay National Wildlife Refuge, NY (M Diederich)
May 11, 2002 Sachem (3) New Hyde Park, NY (R Kelly)
May 11, 2002 Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (4)
Spicebush Swallowtail (1)
Cabbage White (2)
Orange Sulphur (1)
Clouded Sulphur (1)
American Copper (1)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (2)
Spring Azure (2)
Pearl Crescent (6)
Question Mark (1) (fall-
spring form)
Mourning Cloak (4)
Red Admiral (5)
American Lady (2)
Silver-spotted Skipper (2)
Dreamy Duskywing (40)
Juvenal's Duskywing (5)
Indian Skipper (1) (fresh)
Cobweb Skipper (30) (with
one mated pair seen also)
Mt.Taurus, Cold Spring, Putnam Co., NY (NABA-NY chapter members)
May 11, 2002 Black Swallowtail (2)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (21)
Spicebush Swallowtail (7)
Cabbage White (36)
Clouded Sulphur (11)
Orange Sulphur (14)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (1)
Spring Azure (2)
Meadow Fritillary (6)
Pearl Crescent (24)
Question Mark (2)
American Lady (3)
Red Admiral (2)
Silver-spotted Skipper (12)
Dreamy Duskywing (1)
Juvenal's Duskywing (3)
Wild Indigo Duskywing (1)
Hobomok Skipper (4)
Zabulon Skipper (9)
Youghiogheny River Trail, Westmoreland Co., PA (C Lehman)
May 11, 2002 Spicebush Swallowtail (1)
Cabbage White (3)
Clouded Sulphur (2)
Orange Sulphur (5)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (40)
Pearl Crescent (1)
Question Mark (1)
American Lady (1)
Dreamy Duskywing (15)
Juvenal's Duskywing (4)
Crossline Skipper (1) (male)
Lebanon, Hunterdon Co., NJ (J Springer)
May 11, 2002 Monarch (1) (female) Maurice River Botanical Gardens, Heislerville, Cumberland Co., NJ (J DiOrio)
May 11, 2002 Pipevine Swallowtail (40)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (300)
Spicebush Swallowtail (12)
West Virginia White (1)
Cabbage White (3)
Orange Sulphur (20)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (15)
Spring Azure (8)
Appalachian Azure (5)
American Snout (2)
GULF FRITILLARY (1)
Variegated Fritillary (1)
Meadow Fritillary (1)
Silvery Checkerspot (2) (our first of the year)
Pearl Crescent (250) presumably 2 broods worth!
Question Mark (7)
American Lady (3)
Red Admiral (2)
Common Buckeye (1)
Red-spotted Admiral (4)
Northern Pearly-eye (6) (very fresh)
Carolina Satyr (1)
Little Wood-Satyr (4)
Silver-spotted Skipper (500)
GOLDEN BANDED-SKIPPER (1) (basking on top of blackberry leaves; fresh!)
Northern Cloudywing (4)
Dreamy Duskywing (75)
Juvenal's Duskywing (150)
Wild Indigo Duskywing (2)
INDIAN SKIPPER (2) (very fresh males; early date)
Peck's Skipper (1)
Sachem (6)
Hobomok Skipper (20)
Zabulon Skipper (10)
Haywood Co., NC (J Pippen, H LeGrand)
May 11, 2002 Pipevine Swallowtail (10)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (10)
Spicebush Swallowtail (1)
West Virginia White (2)
Clouded Sulphur (2)
Orange Sulphur (20)
American Copper (7)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (6)
Spring Azure (10)
Meadow Fritillary (5)
Pearl Crescent (300)
American Lady (1)
Common Buckeye (1)
Silver-spotted Skipper (25)
Dreamy Duskywing (15)
Sleepy Duskywing (1) (very worn, flight about over)
Juvenal's Duskywing (15)
Sachem (3)
Hobomok Skipper (2)
Madison Co., NC (J Pippen, H LeGrand)
May 10, 2002 Cabbage White (2)
Spring Azure (dozens)
Satyr Comma (2)
California Tortoiseshell (1)
Glenhaven Drive and Howarth Park, Everett, WA (Rednax)
May 10, 2002 Anise Swallowtail (1)
Two-tailed Swallowtail (1)
Pale Swallowtail (2)
Sara Orangetip (1)
Northern Checkerspot (6)
Variable Checkerspot (4)
Edith's Checkerspot (6)
California Sister (4)
Common Ringlet (42)
Propertius Duskywing (8)
Sachem (1)
Location: Mt. Diablo Sate Park, CA (J Hall, D Edwards)
May 10, 2002 Pipevine Swallowtail (2)
Orange Sulphur (fairly common)
Southern Dogface (5)
Sleepy Orange (2)
Dainty Sulphur (4)
Juniper Hairstreak (abundant)
Reakirt's Blue (2)
American Snout (1)
Variegated Fritillary (fairly common)
Phaon Crescent (2)
American Lady (6)
Question Mark (2)
Common Buckeye (fairly common)
Viceroy (1)
Little Wood-Satyr (3)
Red Satyr (2)
Hackberry Emperor (fairly common)
Tawny Emperor (fairly common)
Clouded Skipper (fairly common)
Sachem (2)
Dun Skipper (fairly common)
Dinosaur Valley State Park, Somervell Co., TX (R Wauer)
May 10, 2002 Pipevine Swallowtail (3)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (1)
Orange Sulphur (fairly common)
Southern Dogface (5)
Little Yellow (1)
Sleepy Orange (2)
Dainty Sulphur (common)
Great Purple Hairstreak (4)
Soapberry Hairstreak (1)
Juniper (Olive) Hairstreak (3)
Gray Hairstreak (4)
Dusky-blue Groundstreak (3)
Ceraunus Blue (1)
Reakirt's Blue (4)
American Snout (1)
Variegated Fritillary (3)
Phaon Crescent (4)
Pearl Crescent (few)
American Lady (fairly common)
Red Admiral (3)
Question Mark (1 )
Common Buckeye (fairly common)
Hackberry Emperor (6)
Tawny Emperor (abundant)
Little Wood-Satyr (2)
Red Satyr (2)
Northern Cloudywing (1)
Horace's Duskywing (6)
Julia's Skipper (1)
Fiery Skipper (1)
Southern Broken-Dash (1)
Sachem (6)
Dun Skipper (common)
Meridian State Park, Bosque Co., TX (R Wauer)
May 10, 2002 Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (2)
Cabbage White (4)
Clouded Sulphur (7)
Henry's Elfin (1)
Spring Azure (55)
Mourning Cloak (1)
American Lady (1)
Red Admiral (1)
Juvenal's Duskywing (6)
Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary, Topsfield MA (F Goodwin)
May 10, 2002 Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (2)
Spicebush Swallowtail (1)
Cabbage White (8)
Clouded Sulphur (1)
American Copper (1)
Spring Azure (2)
Pearl Crescent (3)
Mourning Cloak (2)
Juvenal's Duskywing (5)
River Road, Kent, CT (T Fiore, K Wallstrom)
May 10, 2002 Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (2)
Spicebush Swallowtail (1)
Cabbage White (1)
Orange Sulphur (2)
Clouded Sulphur (5)
American Copper (2)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (3)
Spring Azure (4) (worn)
Meadow Fritillary (2)
Pearl Crescent (16)
Question Mark (1) (DARK HINDWING/ UPPERSIDE "SUMMER" FORM, fresh)
American Lady (4)
Dreamy Duskywing (1) (fresh)
Juvenal's Duskywing (10) (worn)
Wild Indigo Duskywing (1) (fresh)
Cobweb Skipper (3)
Ward Pound Ridge Reservation, Cross River, Westchester Co., NY (T Fiore, K Wallstrom)
May 10, 2002 Cabbage White (8)
Sulphur sp. (1) (white female)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (4)
Pearl Crescent (5)
Juvenal's Duskywing (1)
Wild Indigo Duskywing (3)
Cobweb Skipper (22)
Hempstead Plains Nature Preserve, Nassau Co., NY (B Benner)
May 10, 2002 Black Swallowtail (2)
Cabbage White (4)
Orange Sulphur (2)
American Copper (1)
Gray Hairstreak (1)
Spring Azure (8 ) (below a dusky violacea, no distinct margin or smudge, but duskier overall than other violacea)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (16)
Pearl Crescent (15)
Question Mark (1)
Mourning Cloak (2)
American Lady (3)
Silver-spotted Skipper (1)
Juvenal's Duskywing (10)
Sleepy Duskywing (5)
Duskywing sp. (7) (Sleepy/Dreamy)
Edgewood Preserve, western Suffolk Co., NY (B Benner)
May 10, 2002 Black Swallowtail (1)
Cabbage white (9)
Orange Sulfur (1)
Frosted Elfin (5)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (8)
Pearl Crescent (2)
Northern Cloudywing (1)
Hempstead Plains, Nassau Co., NY (J Price)
May 10, 2002 Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (32)
Spicebush Swallowtail (41)
West Virginia White (9)
Cabbage White (3)
Clouded Sulphur (5)
Orange Sulphur (2)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (3)
Spring Azure (24)
Meadow Fritillary (1)
Pearl Crescent (23)
Red Admiral (2)
Silver-spotted Skipper (6)
Dreamy Duskywing (45)
Juvenal's Duskywing (29)
Zabulon Skipper (2)
Pepper and Salt Skipper (1)
Roaring Run Trail, Armstrong Co., PA (C Lehman)
May 9, 2002 Mustard White? (1)
Cabbage White (2)
Spring Azure (dozens)
Howarth Park, Everett, WA (Rednax)
May 9, 2002 Black Swallowtail (4)
Giant Swallowtail (1)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (2)
Checkered White (fairly common)
Orange Sulphur (fairly common)
Little Yellow (1)
Dainty Sulphur (fairly common)
Great Purple Hairstreak (5)
Soapberry Hairstreak (4)
Banded Hairstreak (8) (all nectaring on Aloysia)
Juniper Hairstreak (1)
Gray Hairstreak (fairly common)
Dusky-blue Groundstreak (2)
Reakirt's Blue (5)
American Snout (2)
Gulf Fritilllary (1)
Variegated Fritillary (fairly common)
Phaon Crescent (1)
Pearl Crescent (fairly common)
Question Mark (1)
Mourning Cloak (1)
American Lady (fairly common)
Common Buckeye (common)
Viceroy (5)
Hackberry Emperor (6)
Tawny Emperor (1)
Monarch (1)
Queen (1)
Horace's Duskywing (common)
Juvenal's Duskywing (2)
Common Checkered-Skipper (fairly common)
Clouded Skipper (1)
Fiery Skipper (1)
Whirlabout (2)
Sachem (2)
Waco, TX (R Wauer, F Gehlbach)
May 9, 2002 Spring Azure (1) (first of the year) Orrington, ME (P Snyder)
May 8, 2002 Cabbage White (dozens)
Spring Azure (3)
Satyr Comma (3)
California Tortoiseshell (1)
Glenhaven Drive and Near Howarth Park, Everett, WA (Rednax)
May 8, 2002 Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (2)
Spicebush Swallowtail (1)
Falcate Orangetip (7-8)
Brown Elfin (2)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (2)
Spring Azure (2)
Mourning Cloak (8)
American Lady (3)
Painted Lady (1)
Juvenal's Duskywing (15)
West Rock Ridge State Park, New Haven/Hamden, CT (E Baldwin, T Fiore, D Small, K Wallstrom)
May 8, 2002 Cabbage White (1)
Mourning Cloak (1)
American Lady (1)
NY Botanical Garden, Bronx, NY (A Block)
May 8, 2002 Pipevine Swallowtail (2)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (50)
Spicebush Swallowtail (4)
West Virginia White (20)
Clouded Sulphur (4)
Orange Sulphur (15)
American Copper (1)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (10)
Spring Azure (2)
Variegated Fritillary (1)
Pearl Crescent (8)
American Lady (1)
Common Buckeye (1)
Red-spotted Admiral (2)
Silver-spotted Skipper (2)
Dreamy Duskywing (5)
Juvenal's Duskywing (12)
Sachem (2)
Hobomok Skipper (1)
Clay County, NC (D Carter, J Pippen, H LeGrand)
May 7, 2002 Cabbage White (2)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (2)
West Eugene wetlands, Lane Co., OR (E Wold)
May 7, 2002 Spicebush Swallowtail (1)
Red-spotted Admiral (1)
Juvenal's Duskywing (6)
Van Cortlandt Park, Bronx, NY (T Fiore)
May 7, 2002 Pipevine Swallowtail (2)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (15)
Spicebush Swallowtail (3)
West Virginia White (8)
Orange Sulphur (35)
Cloudless Sulphur (3)
Sleepy Orange (2)
Red-banded Hairstreak (2)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (10)
Spring Azure (4)
Appalachian Azure (1)
Pearl Crescent (20) mostly worn, but some quite fresh
Tawny Crescent (1)
Question Mark (3)
Mourning Cloak (1)
American Lady (3)
Common Buckeye (4)
Carolina Satyr (1)
Silver-spotted Skipper (25)
Northern Cloudywing (1)
Southern Cloudywing (4)
Dreamy Duskywing (30)
Sleepy Duskywing (1)
Juvenal's Duskywing (80)
Hobomok Skipper (4)
Dusted Skipper (1)
Common Roadside-Skipper (1)
Swain/Haywood Cos, NC (D Carter, J Pippen, H LeGrand)
May 6, 2002 Western Tiger Swallowtail (2)
Sara Orangetip (3)
Orange Sulphur (20)
Gorgon Copper (3)
Boisduval's Blue (1)
Acmon Blue (15)
Mylitta Crescent (1)
Variable Checkerspot (170)
Painted Lady (1)
Common Buckeye (15)
Lorquin's Admiral (1)
California Sister (4)
Common Ringlet (50)
Monarch (2)
Propertius Duskywing (5)
Sunol Regional Wilderness Alameda Co., CA (J Hall, D Edwards)
May 6, 2002 Tropical Buckeye (3) (possible Common/Tropical hybrid) South Padre Is., TX (D Hanson, E Cavazos)
May 6, 2002 Xami Hairstreak (10) Loma Alta near Brownsville, TX (D Hanson, E Cavazos)
May 6, 2002 Blue Metalmark (1) Sabal Palm Grove, Brownsville, TX (D Hanson, E Cavazos)
May 6, 2002 Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (1)
Cabbage White (5)
Harvester (1)
Spring Azure (1)
Hopewell Twp., Beaver Co., PA (B Walbek)
May 6, 2002 Pipevine Swallowtail (2)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (25)
Spicebush Swallowtail (5)
West Virginia White (25)
Orange Sulphur (35)
Sleepy Orange (1)
Gray Hairstreak (3)
Red-banded Hairstreak (1)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (15)
Spring Azure (10)
Dusky Azure (2) (a quite worn male and a medium female)
Appalachian Azure (3) (reasonably fresh; just coming out)
Silvery Blue (3)
Pearl Crescent (80) (mostly worn, but some quite fresh)
Tawny Crescent (24) ( All very fresh; record early date)
Question Mark (6)
Eastern Comma (1)
American Lady (8)
Red Admiral (3)
Common Buckeye (2)
Little Wood-Satyr (1)
Silver-spotted Skipper (55)
Dreamy Duskywing (40)
Sleepy Duskywing (4)
Juvenal's Duskywing (250)
COBWEB SKIPPER (1) (first mountain record; medium-wear male)
Hobomok Skipper (3) (including some "Pocohontas" form)
Dusted Skipper (2)
Pepper and Salt Skipper (2)
Common Roadside-Skipper (1)
Clay County, NC (D Carter, J Pippen, H LeGrand)
May 5, 2002 Pale Swallowtail (1)
Sara Orangetip (1)
Acmon Blue (2)
Field Crescent (10)
Red Admiral (1)
Common Buckeye (1)
Common Ringlet (1)
Two-banded Checkered-Skipper (2)
Burleigh Murray Ranch State Park, San Mateo Cty, CA (B Kirshner)
May 5, 2002 Two-tailed Swallowtail (2)
Sleepy Orange (1)
Western Pine Elfin (3) (all quite fresh)
Thicket Hairstreak (2)
Gray Hairstreak (1)
Silvery Blue (9)
Hoary Comma (3) (one worn, two fresh)
Mourning Cloak (3)
Afranius/Persius Duskywing (1)
Randall Davey Audubon Center, Santa Fe, NM (C Rustay)
May 5, 2002 Dainty Sulphur (2)
Great Purple Hairstreak (2)
Juniper Hairstreak (1)
Acmon Blue (1)
Fulvia Checkerspot (3)
Pearl Crescent (4)
Field Crescent (11)
Phyciodes sp? (6)
Mourning Cloak (4)
Afranius/Persius Duskywing (1)
Common Checkered-Skipper (5)
Rhesus Skipper (7)
Quarai section of Salinas Nat.Mon., Torrance Co. NM (S Drilling, C Rustay)
May 5, 2002 Pipevine Swallowtail (6)
Giant Swallowtail (1)
Great Southern White (abundant)
Giant White (1)
Little Yellow (8)
Dainty Sulphur (abundant)
Gray Hairstreak (1)
Reakirt's Blue (1)
Rounded Metalmark (fairly common)
Gulf Fritillary (1)
Variegated Fritillary (abundant)
Phaon Crescent (3)
Pearl Crescent (2)
American Lady (2)
Common Buckeye (fairly common)
Monarch (1)
Sickle-winged Skipper (1)
False Duskywing (2)
Common Checkered-Skipper (common)
Tropical Checkered-Skipper (1)
Turk's-cap White-Skipper (3)
Fiery Skipper (1)
Sachem (1)
Dun Skipper (4)
Salt Marsh Skipper (2)
Obscure Skipper (fairly common)
Indianola, Calhoun Co., TX (R Wauer)
May 5, 2002 Cabbage White (1) (first of the year) Orrington, ME (P Snyder)
May 5, 2002 Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (1)
Henry's Elfin (1)
Eastern Pine Elfin (3)
Spring Azure (36)
Willowdale (east) State Forest, Ipswich, MA (F Goodwin)
May 5, 2002 West Virginia White (2)
Cabbage White (1)
Eastern Pine Elfin (1)
Spring Azure (10+, one of these a violacea, seen ovipositing on Viburnum acerifolium / Maple-leaved Viburnum)
Eastern Comma (1)
Mourning Cloak (1)
Juvenal's Duskywing (8)
Wild Indigo Duskywing (2)
Long Eddy/Lordville, Delaware Co., NY (T Fiore, K Wallstrom)
May 5, 2002 Zebra Swallowtail (34)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (7)
Spicebush Swallowtail (10)
Cabbage White (36)
Falcate Orangetip (1) (female)
Clouded Sulphur (12)
Orange Sulphur (5)
Sleepy Orange (1) (female)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (1)
Pearl Crescent (21)
Question Mark (2)
Eastern Comma (1)
Silver-spotted Skipper (5)
Dreamy Duskywing (2)
Juvenal's Duskywing (7)
Zabulon Skipper (3)
C&O Canal Trail, Hancock, Washington Co., MD (C Lehman)
May 4, 2002 Mimosa Yellow Bentsen State Park, Hidalgo Co., TX (D Hanson)
May 4, 2002 Cabbage White (2)
American Lady (3) (very worn females laying eggs)
UW-Madison Arboretum, Madison, WI (M Reese)
May 4, 2002 Clouded Sulphur (1) Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary, Topsfield MA (F Goodwin)
May 4, 2002 Henry's Elfin (1)
Spring Azure (11)
Mourning Cloak (2)
Willowdale (east) State Forest, Ipswich, MA (F Goodwin)
May 4, 2002 West Virginia White (1) (very worn female)
Clouded Sulphur (1)
Brown Elfin (1)
Spring Azure (2)
Mourning Cloak (3)
Juvenal's Duskywing (l)
Blue Hills State Reservation/Mt. Tom State Reservation, MA (R Pease)
May 4, 2002 West Virginia White (10)
Cabbage White (8)
Clouded Sulphur (3)
American Copper (1)
Spring Azure (3)
Meadow Fritillary (1)
Pearl Crescent (2)
Gray Comma (1)
Mourning Cloak (1)
Red Admiral (1)
American Lady (2)
Juvenal's Duskywing (3)
Wild Indigo Duskywing (1)
S.Vestal, Broome Co., NY (R Dirig, T Fiore, K Wallstrom)
May 4, 2002 Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (9)
Spicebush Swallowtail (1)
Cabbage White (19)
Clouded Sulphur (11)
Orange Sulphur (3)
American Copper (1)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (1)
Spring Azure (1)
Meadow Fritillary (8)
Pearl Crescent (15)
American Lady (1)
Silver-spotted Skipper (3)
Juvenal's Duskywing (3)
Wild Indigo Duskywing (2)
Cedar Creek Park, Westmoreland Co., PA (C Lehman)
May 4, 2002 Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (4)
Cabbage White (10)
Clouded Sulphur (1)
Orange Sulphur (1)
American Copper (2)
Eastern Pine Elfin (2)
Juniper Hairstreak (2)
Spring Azure (4)
Meadow Fritillary (1)
Pearl Crescent (5)
Compton Tortoiseshell (5)
Mourning Cloak (2)
American Lady (1)
Walpack-Thunder Mt., Sussex County, NJ (T Halliwell)
May 4, 2002 Pipevine Swallowtail (1)
Cabbage White (10)
Falcate Orangetip (2 females)
Clouded Sulphur (2)
Orange Sulphur (2)
American Copper (1)
Red-banded Hairstreak (1)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (35)
Spring Azure (1)
Pearl Crescent (9)
American Lady (3)
Dreamy Duskywing (3)
Wild Indigo Duskywing (5)
Juvenal's Duskywing (4)
Cobweb Skipper (2)
Mountainside Park, Morris County, NJ (J Springer)
May 4, 2002 Zebra Swallowtail (14)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (16) (males all dwarfed form, females
large summer-like, both black and yellow forms)
Cabbage White (9)
West Virginia White (5)
Orange Sulphur (6)
Clouded Sulphur (1)
Gray Hairstreak (1)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (2)
Spring Azure (8)
Pearl Crescent (9)
Question Mark (1)
American Lady (1)
Silver-spotted Skipper (6)
Dreamy Duskywing (20+)
Juvenal's Duskywing (3)
Zabulon Skipper (1) (female)
Blue Mountain, George Thompson WMA, Fauquier Co., VA (H, S, & B Pavulaan)
 May 4, 2002 Great Southern White (4)
Barred Yellow (1)
Little Yellow (1)
Ceraunus Blue (12)
Cassius Blue (2)
Mallow Scrub-Hairstreak (6)
Phaon Crescent (3)
Fiery Skipper (1)
Dry Tortugas National Park, Loggerhead Key, Monroe Co., FL (L & B Cooper)
 May 3, 2002 Spring White (1)
Sara Orangetip(1)
Bramble Hairstreak (1)
Brown Elfin (6)
Boisduval's Blue (4)
Northern Checkerspot (6)
Variable Checkerspot (24)
Red Admiral (1)
Common Buckeye (1)
Lorquin's Admiral (1)
Common Ringlet (42)
Northern Cloudywing (4)
Propertius Duskywing (11)
Robert Louis Stevenson State Park Napa Co., CA (J Hall, D Edwards)
May 3, 2002 Common Mellana (2) Bentsen State Park, Near Mission, Hidalgo County, TX (D Hanson)
May 3, 2002 Clytie Ministreak Laguna Atascosa NWR - Rio Hondo, Cameron Co., TX (E Thompson)
May 3, 2002 Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (1)
Cabbage White (8)
Falcate Orangetip (1) (male)
Clouded Sulphur (2)
Orange Sulphur (4)
Sulphur sp. (5)
Red-banded Hairstreak (2)
Spring Azure (4) (1 marginata, 1 violacea)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (6)
Pearl Crescent (26)
Silver-spotted Skipper (7)
Juvenal's Duskywing (4)
Wild Indigo Duskywing (2)
Dreamy Duskywing (6)
Common Sootywing (3)
Assunpink WMA, Monmouth Co., NJ (B Benner)
May 3, 2002 Mallow Scrub-Hairstreak (55)
Gulf Fritillary (3)
American Lady (1)
Dry Tortugas National Park, Loggerhead Key, Monroe Co., FL (L & B Cooper)
May 3, 2002 Zebra Swallowtail (4)
Giant Swallowtail (3)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (1)
Spicebush Swallowtail (6)
Palamedes Swallowtail (10)
Checkered White (4)
Southern Dogface (2)
Barred Yellow (2)
Little Yellow (8)
Oak Hairstreak (20)
Gulf Fritillary (7)
Zebra Heliconian (2)
Phaon Crescent (6)
Pearl Crescent (4)
Common Buckeye (4)
Red-spotted Admiral
Carolina Satyr (6)
Southern Pearly-Eye (1)
Queen (1)
Northern Cloudywing (1)
Zarucco Duskywing (2)
Whirlabout (1)
Ocala National Forest, Marion Co., FL (B Bouton, D Powell)
May 2, 2002 Pipevine Swallowtail (2)
Black Swallowtail (6)
Palamedes Swallowtail (3)
Cloudless Sulphur (1)
Soapberry Hairstreak (4)
Gray Hairstreak (2)
Red-banded Hairstreak (1)
American Snout (fairly common)
Variegated Fritillary (5)
Phaon Crescent (2)
Pearl Crescent (6)
Question Mark (1)
Red Admiral (1)
Common Buckeye (3)
Tropical Buckeye (1) (tentative ID; photos obtained)
Goatweed Leafwing (1)
Hackberry Emperor (2)
Tawny Emperor (6)
Gemmed Satyr (fairly common)
Carolina Satyr (2)
Little Wood-Satyr (4)
Monarch (1)
Horace's Duskywing (4)
Wild Indigo Duskywing (7)
Common Checkered-Skipper (5)
Tropical Checkered-Skipper (1)
Neamathla Skipper (1)
Fiery Skipper (2)
Southern Broken-Dash (1)
Sachem (1)
Dun Skipper (2)
Twin-spot Skipper (10)
Armand Bayou, eastern Harris Co., TX (R Wauer)
May 2, 2002 Pipevine Swallowtail (1)
Zebra Swallowtail (23)
GIANT SWALLOWTAIL (1)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (21)
Spicebush Swallowtail (3)
Falcate Orangetip (1)
Clouded Sulphur (1)
Orange Sulphur (2)
SLEEPY ORANGE (1)
Eastern Tailed-Blue (32)
Spring Azure (1)
Silvery Blue (2)
Pearl Crescent (34)
Eastern Comma (1)
Vanessa sp. (1)
Silver-spotted Skipper (4)
Northern Cloudywing (1)
Dreamy Duskywing (7)
Sleepy Duskywing (1)
Horace's Duskywing (1)
Wild Indigo Duskywing (3)
Duskywing sp. (15)
Zabulon Skipper (1)
Pepper and Salt Skipper
Catawba Creek Rd. Botetourt Co., VA (T Finnell)
May 2, 2002 Palamedes Swallowtail (4)
Cassius Blue (1)
Gulf Fritillary (2)
Zebra Heliconian (2)
Common Buckeye (3)
Ruddy Daggerwing (1)
Florida Leafwing (1)
Queen (2)
Florida Duskywing (2)
Baracoa Skipper (3)
Long Pine Key, Everglades N.P., Miami-Dade Co., FL (B Bouton, D Powell)
May 2, 2002 Palamedes Swallowtail (2)
Cloudless Sulphur (4)
Orange-barred Sulphur (1)
Large Orange Sulphur (1)
Dina Yellow (2)
Cassius Blue (4)
Gulf Fritillary (6)
Julia Heliconian (3)
Zebra Heliconian (10)
Common Buckeye (2)
Queen (1)
Dorantes Longtail (1)
Tropical Checkered-Skipper (2)
Camp Owaissa Bauer, Miami-Dade Co., FL (B Bouton, D Powell)
May 2, 2002 Polydamas Swallowtail (10)
Cassius Blue (3)
Gulf Fritillary (4)
Julia Heliconian (2)
Zebra Heliconian (6)
Ruddy Daggerwing (2)
Carolina Satyr (4)
Queen (2)
Tropical Checkered-Skipper (2)
Fakahatchee Strand State Preserve, Collier Co. FL (B Bouton, D Powell)
May 1, 2002 Giant Swallowtail (3)
Great Southern White (1)
Orange Sulphur (5)
Southern Dogface (4)
Gray Hairstreak (4)
Dusky-blue Groundstreak (1)
Variegated Fritillary (1)
Phaon Crescent (fairly common)
Horace's Duskywing (1)
Common Checkered-Skipper (3)
Southern Skipperling (7)
Tawny-edged Skipper (10)
Dun Skipper (5)
Salt Marsh Skipper (1)
Skipper sp. (1) (reddish with light slash on UHW)
Sabine Woods, Jefferson Co., TX (R Wauer)
May 1, 2002 Sulphur sp. (1)
Brown Elfin (2)
Spring Azure (5)
Pearl Crescent (1)
Juvenal's Duskywing (4)
Long Pond Greenbelt, Long Island, NY (S Biasetti)
May 1, 2002 Cabbage White (5)
Clouded Sulphur
Orange Sulphur (3)
American Copper (18)
Henry's Elfin (18)
Juniper Hairstreak (3)
Eastern Tailed-Blue
Pearl Crescent (3)
American Lady
Juvenal's Duskywing (3)
Sandy Hook - Gateway National Recreation Area, Monmouth Co., NJ (K Keating)
May 1, 2002 Black Swallowtail (3)
Giant Swallowtail (1)
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (1)
Spicebush Swallowtail (2)
Palamedes Swallowtail (1)
Great Southern White (2)
Orange Sulphur (1)
Cloudless Sulphur (2)
Little Yellow (1)
Dainty Sulphur (1)
Gray Hairstreak (3)
Gulf Fritillary (9)
Zebra Heliconian (3)
Variegated Fritillary (3)
Common Buckeye (14)
Viceroy (1)
Tawny Emperor (2)
Horace's Duskywing (2)
Checkered-Skipper Sp. (9)
Whirlabout Skipper (1)
Bolen's Bluff Trail in Alachua Co., FL (T Adams)
May 1, 2002 Giant Swallowtail (6)
Great Southern White (6)
Orange-barred Sulphur (1)
Large Orange Sulphur (2)
Cassius Blue (2)
Gulf Fritillary (6)
Julia Heliconian (10)
Zebra Heliconian (7)
Mangrove Skipper (1)
Hammock Skipper (1)
Key Largo Hammocks State Botanical Site, Monroe Co., FL (B Bouton, D Powell)
May 1, 2002 Palamedes Swallowtail (8)
Great Southern White (4)
Barred Yellow (3)
Little Yellow (6)
Bartram's Scrub-Hairstreak (1)
Cassius Blue (2)
Gulf Fritillary (2)
Zebra Heliconian (2)
Common Buckeye (6)
Ruddy Daggerwing (1)
Queen (1)
Florida Duskywing (5)
Baracoa Skipper (6)
Long Pine Key, Everglades N.P., Miami-Dade Co., FL (B Bouton, D Powell)

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