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December 2007 Butterfly Sightings

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December 31, 2007

Red-crescent Scrub-Hairstreak
Malicious Skipper

NABA International Butterfly Park, TX (G Quintanilla)

December 29, 2007

Great Southern White (2)
Cloudless Sulphur (11)
Large Orange Sulphur (24)
Atala (60)
Cassius Blue (30)
Gulf Fritillary (9)
Zebra Heliconian (12)
Rudy Daggerwing (6)
Monarch (1)
Dorantes Longtail (5)
Tropical Checkered-Skipper (2)
Dun Skipper (3)
Brazilian Skipper (3)

Mounts Botanical Garden, West Palm Beach, FL (M Diederich)

December 28, 2007

Monarch (1)

Sterling Village, Boyton Beach, FL (M Diederich)

December 28, 2007

Monarch (1)

Green Key, Delray Beach, FL (M Diederich)

December 27, 2007

Large Orange Sulphur (1)
Sleepy Orange (1)
Cassius Blue (52)
Ceraunus Blue (2)
Gulf Fritillary (16)
Julia Heliconian (9)
Zebra Heliconian (179)
Phaon Crescent (1)
White Peacock (7)
Monarch (10)
Queen (13)
Long-tailed Skipper (3)
Tropical Checkered-Skipper (7)
Fiery Skipper (3)
Obscure Skipper (3)

Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park, FL (E Golden)

December 27, 2007

Giant Swallowtail (1)
Cloudless Sulphur (1)
Large Orange Sulphur (3)
Gray Hairstreak (1)
Cassius Blue (20)
Ceraunus Blue (2)
Gulf Fritillary (4)
Zebra Heliconian (6)
Pearl Crescent (1)
Red Admiral (1)
White Peacock (23)
Monarch (1)
Dorantes Longtail (3)
Tropical Checkered-Skipper (3)
Fiery Skipper (1)

Morikami Japanese Gardens, Delray Beach, FL (M Diederich)

December 26, 2007

Great-Southern White (2)
Cloudless Sulphur (5)
Orange-barred Sulphur (2)
Large Orange Sulphur (3)
Cassius Blue (75)
Gulf Fritillary (3)
Julia Heliconian (3)
Zebra Heliconian (41)
Ruddy Daggerwing (2)
Monarch (15)
Dorantes Longtail (1)
Mangrove Skipper (2)
Dun Skipper (2)

Gumbo Limbo Nature Center, Boca Raton, FL (M Diederich)

December 26, 2007

Monarch (2)

Route A1A, Delray Beach, FL (M Diederich)

December 25, 2007

Pipevine Swallowtail
Lyside Sulphur
Cloudless Sulphur
Dainty Sulphur
Large Orange Sulphur
Southern Dogface
Little Yellow
MEXICAN YELLOW
Gray Hairstreak
Silver-banded Hairstreak
GREAT PURPLE HAIRSTREAK
Dusky-blue Groundstreak
Mallow Scrub-Hairstreak
Clytie Ministreak
Lantana Scrub-Hairstreak
Ceraunus Blue
Reakirt's Blue
CYNA BLUE
Fatal Metalmark
ROUNDED METALMARK
Julia Heliconian
Zebra Heliconian
Phaon Crescent
Vesta Crescent
Pearl Crescent
American Lady
Red Admiral
RED RIM
Common Buckeye
MEXICAN BLUEWING
COMMON BANNER
BAND-CELLED SISTER
GUATEMALAN CRACKER
PAVON EMPEROR
ANGLED LEAFWING
Carolina Satyr
Gemmed Satyr
Monarch
Queen
Brown Longtail
Dorantes Longtail
FALCATE SKIPPER
Funereal Duskywing
White Checkered Skipper
Tropical Checkered Skipper
Laviana White Skipper
Clouded Skipper
Eufala Skipper
Fiery Skipper

NIBP, WBC-Bentsen S.P., and Mission area, TX (Dave Hanson, and others)

December 25, 2007

Spicebush Swallowtail (1)
Gulf Fritillary (1)

Inter-Coastal Waterway, Boyton Beach, FL (M Diederich)

December 25, 2007

Mangrove Skipper (1)

Ocean Ridge Natural Area, Boyton Beach, FL (M Diederich)

December 25, 2007

Gulf Fritillary (1)

Sterling Village, Boyton Beach, FL (M Diederich)

December 24, 2007

Large-Southern White (2)
Gulf Fritillary (1)

Sterling Village, Boyton Beach, FL (M Diederich)

December 21, 2007

Angled Leafwing

NABA International Butterfly Park, TX (G Quintanilla)

December 20, 2007

Great Southern White (2)
Giant White (3)
Lyside Sulphur (20+)
Cloudless Sulphur (3)
Dainty Sulphur (2)
Large Orange Sulphur (10+)
Tailed Orange (1)
Sleepy Orange (2)
Southern Dogface (4)
Little Yellow (5)
Mimosa Yellow (1)
Gray Hairstreak (1)
Silver-banded Hairstreak (2)
GREAT PURPLE HAIRSTREAK (1)
Dusky-blue Groundstreak (3)
Mallow Scrub-Hairstreak (3)
RED-LINED SCRUB HAIRSTREAK
Clytie Ministreak (1)
Ceraunus Blue (10+)
Western Pygmy Blue (2)
Reakirt's Blue (2)
Marine Blue (1)
Fatal Metalmark (2)
American Snout (2)
Gulf Fritillary (2)
Mexican Fritillary (1)
Variegated Fritillary (1)
Julia Heliconian (2)
Zebra Heliconian (10+)
ERATO HELICONIAN (1)
Phaon Crescent (4)
Vesta Crescent (1)
Red Admiral (2)
Red Rim (4)
Common Buckeye (1)
White Peacock (1)
Common Mestra (2)
MEXICAN BLUEWING (2)
BAND-CELLED SISTER (4)
GUATEMALAN CRACKER (2)
Tropical Leafwing (1)
ANGLED LEAFWING (2)
PAVON EMPEROR (1)
Carolina Satyr (4)
Gemmed Satyr (2)
Monarch (10+)
Queen (10+)
Soldier (2)
Brown Longtail (5)
Dorantes Longtail (3)
GLAZED PELLICIA (1)
POTRILLO SKIPPER (1)
VARIEGATED SKIPPER (1)
Funereal Duskywing (1)
White Checkered-Skipper (2)
Tropical Checkered-Skipper (5)
Laviana White Skipper (20+)
Turk's Cap White Skipper (4)
Clouded Skipper (1)
Eufala Skipper (1)
Fawn-spotted Skipper (1)
Southern Skipperling (1)
Fiery Skipper (3)
Whirlabout (1)
Southern Broken-Dash (1)
Ocola Skipper (1)

Mission, TX (D Hanson, J & D Dauphin, and other RGV Butterfliers)

December 19, 2007

Orange-barred Sulphur
Band-celled Sister

NABA International Butterfly Park, TX (G Quintanilla)

December 12, 2007

Common Melwhite

Bentsen State Park, TX (T Pendleton)

December 11, 2007

Giant Swallowtail
Pipevine Swallowtail
Great Southern White
Giant White
Lyside Sulphur
Large-orange Sulphur
Little Yellow
Mimosa Yellow
Gray Hairstreak
Silver-banded Hairstreak
Dusky Blue Groundstreak
Mallow Scrub-Hairstreak
Clytie Ministreak
Lantana Scrub-Hairstreak
YOJOA SCRUB-HAIRSTREAK
TROPICAL GREENSTREAK
Ceraunus Blue
Western Pygmy Blue
Reakirt's blue
Fatal Metalmark
Rounded Metalmark
Red-bordered Metalmark
American Snout
Gulf Fritillary
Zebra Heliconian
Phaon Crescent
Vesta Crescent
Texan Crescent
Common Buckeye
White Peacock
BANDED PEACOCK
PALE-SPOTTED LEAFWING
SILVER EMPEROR
Tawny Emperor
Carolina Satyr
Gemmed satyr
Monarch
Queen
Soldier
Brown Longtail
White-striped Longtail
EIGHT-SPOTTED LONGTAIL
Glazed Pellicia
White Checkered Skipper
Tropical Checkered Skipper
Laviana White Skipper
Clouded Skipper
Eufala Skipper
Fawn-spotted Skipper
Southern Skipperling
Fiery Skipper
Sachem
Southern Broken-Dash
Common Mellana
Ocola Skipper

NABA International Butterfly Park, TX (D Hanson)

December 9, 2007

Pearly-gray Hairstreak

Bentsen State Park/World Birding Center, Mission, TX (B Basham, G Quintanilla)

December 8, 2007

Pipevine Swallowtail (2)
Great Southern White (1)
Giant White (4)
Cloudless Sulphur (3)
Tailed Orange (1)
Little Yellow (5)
Silver-banded Hairstreak (3)
Tropical Greenstreak (1)
Mallow Scrub-Hairstreak (9)
Lantana Scrub-Hairstreak (8)
Clytie Ministreak (1)
Cyna Blue (1)
Reakirt's Blue (3)
Fatal Metalmark (1)
Red-bordered Metalmark (1)
American Snout (6)
Gulf Fritillary (1)
Julia Heliconian (3)
Zebra Heliconian (7)
Mexican Fritillary (6)
Texan Crescent (3)
Phaon Crescent (2)
Pearl Crescent (1)
Red Admiral (3)
Common Buckeye (6)
White Peacock (2)
Banded Peacock (1)
Malachite (1)
Common Mestra (3)
Red Rim (1)
Tawny Emperor (3)
Silver Emperor (2)
Carolina Satyr (4)
Queen (6)
Dorantes Longtail (3)
Brown Longtail (7)
Two-barred Flasher (2)
Glazed Pellicia (1)
Variegated Skipper (1)
Sickle-winged Skipper (3)
White Checkered-Skipper (3)
Tropical Checkered-Skipper (2)
Fawn-spotted Skipper (8)
Fiery Skipper (5)
Whirlabout (2)
Sachem (3)
Eufala Skipper (7)
Ocola Skipper (8)

NABA International Butterfly Park, TX (G Quintanilla)

December 4, 2007

Great Southern White (2)
Southern Dogface (1)
Cloudless Sulphur (4)
Lyside Sulphur (1)
Little Yellow (8)
Dusky-blue Groundstreak (4)
Western Pygmy-Blue (15)
Gulf Fritillary (1)
Variegated Fritillary (1)
Painted Lady (1)
Red Admiral (1)
Common Buckeye (1)
Monarch (2)( plus 14 caterpillars and 1 chrysalis)
Queen (5)(plus 2 caterpillars)
Dorantes Longtail (1)
Sickle-winged Skipper (5)
Clouded Skipper (2)
Southern Skipperling (1)
Fiery Skipper (4)
Whirlabout (1)
Sachem (2)
Obscure Skipper (3)
Ocola Skipper (2)

South Texas Botanical Gardens and Nature Center, Corpus Christi, TX (M K Mauel)

December 2, 2007

Rusty-tipped Page

NW Houston, TX (J Mohamed)

December 1-2, 2007

Pipevine Swallowtail (2)
Ruby-spotted Swallowtail (1)
Great Southern White (1)
Giant White (16)
Orange Sulphur (1)
Southern Dogface (4)
Cloudless Sulphur (4)
Orange-barred Sulphur (1)
Large Orange Sulphur (8)
Lyside Sulphur (9)
Tailed Orange (2)
Little Yellow (12)
Mimosa Yellow (1)
Sleepy Orange (1)
Dainty Sulphur (1)
Silver-banded Hairstreak (12)
Gray Hairstreak (3)
Mallow Scrub-Hairstreak (18)
Lantana Scrub-Hairstreak (4)
Dusky-blue Groundstreak (7)
Cassius Blue (6)
Cyna Blue (3)
Ceraunus Blue (12)
Reakirt's Blue (2)
Fatal Metalmark (4)
Curve-winged Metalmark (1)(female)
American Snout (5)
Gulf Fritillary (3)
Julia Heliconian (3)
Zebra Heliconian (8)
Variegated Fritillary (1)
Mexican Fritillary (3)
Bordered Patch (1)
Texan Crescent (2)
Phaon Crescent (24)
Pale-banded Crescent (5)
Question Mark (1)
Red Admiral (8)
Common Buckeye (6)
White Peacock (25)
Banded Peacock (1)
Malachite (2)
Common Banner (1)(female)
Mexican Bluewing (3)
Common Mestra (7)
Tropical Leafwing (1)
Empress Leilia (1)
Tawny Emperor (3)
Silver Emperor (1)(female)
Gemmed Satyr (2)
Carolina Satyr (18)
Monarch (6)
Queen (26)
Soldier (14)
White-striped Longtail (3)
Dorantes Longtail (1)
Brown Longtail (30)
Two-barred Flasher (1)
Mimosa Skipper (1)
Glazed Pellicia (1)
Mazan's Scallopwing (2)
Sickle-winged Skipper (4)
Brown-banded Skipper (1)
White-patched Skipper (2)
Funereal Duskywing (2)
Common/White Checkered-Skipper (3)
Tropical Checkered-Skipper (8)
Erichson's White-Skipper (1)
Laviana White-Skipper (32)
Fawn-spotted Skipper (3)
Clouded Skipper (12)
Southern Skipperling (1)
Fiery Skipper (8)
Whirlabout (10)
Southern Broken-Dash (4)
Sachem (2)
Common Mellana (1)
Eufala Skipper (5)
Ocola Skipper (10)

Rio Grande Valley, Hidalgo Co., TX (D Muschalek)

December 1, 2007

Silver-banded Hairstreak
Curve-winged Metalmark
Banded Peacock
Silver Emperor

NABA Butterfly Park, TX (J P Bean)

December 1, 2007

Guatemalan Cracker

Bentsen-RGV, TX (J P Bean)

December 1, 2007

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (8)
Cloudless Sulphur (71)
Barred Yellow (316)
Little Yellow (19)
Sleepy Orange (82)
Dainty Sulphur (1)
Red-banded Hairstreak (2)
Ceraunus Blue (14)
Little Metalmark (55)
Gulf Fritillary (111)
Zebra Heliconian (97)
Variegated Fritillary (1)
Phaon Crescent (16)
Pearl Crescent (16)
Question Mark (14)
Red Admiral (6)
Common Buckeye (39)
White Peacock (35)
Viceroy (15)
Appalachian Brown (1)
Gemmed Satyr (11)
Carolina Satyr (330)
Monarch (1)
Queen (17)
Long-tailed Skipper (10)
Dorantes Longtail (93)
Tropical Checkered-Skipper (52)
Clouded Skipper (15)
Least Skipper (5)
Southern Skipperling (9)
Fiery Skipper (2)
Whirlabout (3)
Sachem (1)
Dun Skipper (9)
Brazilian Skipper (4)
Ocola Skipper (9)

Colt Creek State Park (B & L Cooper, B Bindschadler, J DuBois, J Clifton, S Farnsworth, N Prine)

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