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October 2004 Butterfly Sightings

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November 30, 2004 Orange Sulphur (2) Chincoteague NWR, VA (A & M Gregory)
November 29, 2004 Clytie Ministreak (1)
Cassius Blue (1)
Dewitt Co., TX (D Muschalek)
November 29, 2004 Orange Sulphur (1) Bombay Hook NWR, DE (A & M Gregory)
November 28, 2004 Orange Banner (1st U.S. record) Penitas, Hidalgo Co. TX (N Grishin)
November 28, 2004 Pipevine Swallowtail (3)
Giant Swallowtail (1)
Florida White (1)
Checkered White (6)
Great Southern White (2)
Giant White (2)
Orange Sulphur (1)
Southern Dogface (12)
Cloudless Sulphur (3)
Large Orange Sulphur (12)
Orange-barred Sulphur (3)
Lyside Sulphur (8)
Mexican Yellow (1)
Tailed Orange (1)
Little Yellow (12)
Mimosa Yellow (1)
Sleepy Orange (4)
Dainty Sulphur (3)
Silver-banded Hairstreak (4)
Dusky-blue Groundstreak (10)
Gray Hairstreak (3)
White Scrub-Hairstreak (1)
Red-lined Scrub-Hairstreak (1)
Mallow Scrub-Hairstreak (22)
Lantana Scrub-Hairstreak (20)
Clytie Ministreak (3)
Cassius Blue (2)
Marine Blue (1)
Western Pygmy-Blue (1)
Ceraunus Blue (12)
Reakirt's Blue (10)
Fatal Metalmark (22)
Rounded Metalmark (1)
Red-bordered Metalmark (3)
Red-bordered Pixie (1)
American Snout (8)
Mexican Silverspot (1)
Gulf Fritillary (10)
Julia Heliconian (6)
Zebra Heliconian (12)
Variegated Fritillary (1)
Mexican Fritillary (2)
Theona Checkerspot (1)
Bordered Patch (6)
Crimson Patch (1)
Elada Checkerspot (1)
Vesta Crescent (2)
Phaon Crescent (20)
Pearl Crescent (4)
Pale-banded Crescent (12)
Texan Crescent (3)
Common Buckeye (1)
Tropical Buckeye (3)
White Peacock (6)
Banded Peacock (2)
Red Admiral (3)
Painted Lady (1)
Band-celled Sister (2)
Red Rim (7)
Common Mestra (6)
Hackberry Emperor (1)
Empress Leilia (1)
Tawny Emperor (8)
Silver Emperor (3) male,2 females
Pavon Emperor (1) female
Gemmed Satyr (1)
Carolina Satyr (23)
Monarch (4)
Queen (220)
Soldier (12)
White-striped Longtail (2)
Long-tailed Skipper (2)
Dorantes Longtail (1)
Brown Longtail (4)
Coyote Cloudywing (2)
Falcate Skipper (1)
Glazed Pellicia (13)
Mazans Scallopwing (1)
Sickle-winged Skipper (16)
White-patched Skipper (14)
Funereal Duskywing (2)
Common/White Checkered-Skipper (6)
Desert Checkered-Skipper (1)
Tropical Checkered-Skipper (26)
Turk's-cap White-Skipper (2)
Laviana White-Skipper (22)
Julia's Skipper (1)
Fawn-spotted Skipper (2)
Clouded Skipper (16)
Hidden-ray Skipper (1)
Southern Skipperling (2)
Fiery Skipper (20)
Sachem (2)
Whirlabout (10)
Southern Broken-Dash (6)
Common Mellana (4)
Eufala Skipper (16)
Ocola Skipper (30)
Purple-washed Skipper (2)
Violet-banded Skipper (1)
Hidalgo Co., TX (D Muschalek, W Sekula, M Reid, S Coffey, D Hanson)
November 27, 2004 Gold-bordered Hairstreak (2nd U.S. record) World Birding Center Gardens, Bentsen-Rio Grande Valley State Park,
Mission, Hidalgo Co., TX (J Dauphin, T Fuller, M Cowen)
November 26, 2004 Common Bluevent World Birding Center, Bentsen-RGV State Park, Mission, Hidalgo Co., TX (Joanne & Phil Kelly)
November 25, 2004 Orange Sulphur (6) Pasco, WA (C Rogers)
November 25, 2004 Pipevine Swallowtail (1)
Orange Sulphur (2)
Southern Dogface (1)
Cloudless Sulphur (2)
Large Orange Sulphur (12)
Little Yellow (6)
Sleepy Orange (1)
Great Purple Hairstreak (5)
Silver-banded Hairstreak (1)
Gray Hairstreak (3)
Mallow Scrub-Hairstreak (1)
Cassius Blue (2)(females, 1st county record)
Marine Blue (1) male
Rounded Metalmark (7)
Red-bordered Metalmark (1)
American Snout (5)
Gulf Fritillary (10)
Variegated Fritillary (1)
Pearl Crescent (2)
Common Buckeye (1)
Red Admiral (6)
Painted Lady (1)
Hackberry Emperor (1)
Monarch (11)
Queen (14)
Soldier (2)
Long-tailed Skipper (2)
Common/White Checkered-Skipper (6)
Tropical Checkered-Skipper (9)
Julia's Skipper (1)
Clouded Skipper (5)
Fiery Skipper (5)
Sachem (2)
Whirlabout (2)
Eufala Skipper (3)
Brazilian Skipper (2)
Ocola Skipper (32)
Dewitt Co., TX (D Muschalek)
November 25, 2004 Cloudless Sulphur (4)
Little Yellow (1)
Gulf Fritillary (20)
Pearl Crescent (1)
American Lady (6)
Red Admiral (1)
Common Buckeye (3)
Monarch (2)
Long-tailed Skipper (10)
Fiery Skipper (1)
Oak Island, NC (S Pippen)
November 21, 2004 Orange Sulphur (4) Pasco, WA (C Rogers)
November 21, 2004 Common Melwhite NABA International Butterfly Park, Mission, Hidalgo Co., TX (D Hanson, P Kelly)
November 20, 2004 Common Melwhite Mission, Hidalgo Co., TX (Jan Dauphin)
November 19, 2004 Orange Sulphur (12) Pasco, WA (C Rogers)
November 19, 2004 Cabbage White (2)
Orange Sulphur (16)
Clouded Sulphur (1)
American Lady (1)
Common Buckeye (1)
Sachem (1) (very late)
southern Staten Island, NY (T Fiore)
November 17, 2004 Orange Sulphur (1) Richland, WA (C Rogers)
November 17, 2004 Ruddy Hairstreak ?
Band-celled Sister
Blue-eyed Sailor
Silver Emperor
 Bentsen WBC, Mission, TX (G Quintanilla, D Hanson, D Muschalek)
November 16, 2004 Giant White
Red-crescent Scrub-Hairstreak
Yojoa Scrub-Hairstreak
Lacey's Scrub-Hairstreak
Mexican Fritillary
Banded Peacock
Red Rim
Gray Cracker
Pavon Emperor (female)
Silver Emperor
Two-barred Flasher
Texas-powdered Skipper
Violet-banded Skipper
Brazilian Skipper
Hidalgo Co. TX (B Basham, J Basham, B Swafford, C Swafford)
November 15, 2004 Red-lined Scrub-Hairstreak
Mexican Fritillary
Banded Peacock
Malachite
Band-celled Sister
Two-barred Flasher
Coyote Cloudywing
Potrillo Skipper
Malicious Skipper (9)(in two locations)
Violet-patched Skipper
Star Co., TX (B Basham, J Basham, B Swafford, C Swafford)
November 15, 2004 Red-lined Scrub-Hairstreak
Mexican Fritillary
Banded Peacock
Malachite
Band-celled Sister
Two-barred Flasher
Coyote Cloudywing
Potrillo Skipper
Malicious Skipper (9)(two locations)
Violet-patched Skipper
Star Co., TX (B Basham, J Basham, B Swafford, C Swafford)
November 15, 2004 Cabbage White (few)
Orange Sulphur (15+)
Gray Hairstreak (1) (late)
Pearl Crescent (1)
Question Mark (2)
American Lady (2)
Common Buckeye (3)
Fiery Skipper (2) (late)
Sachem (1) (late)
southern Staten Island, NY (T Fiore)
November 15, 2004 Cabbage White (1) (fresh)
Clouded Sulphur (2) (fresh)
Orange Sulphur (4) (all fresh)
Big Brook County Park, Marlboro, NJ (V Corsello)
November 15, 2004 Pearl Crescent (1) (fresh) Thompson Park, Lincroft, NJ (V Corsello)
November 14, 2004 Zebra Heliconian
Violet-banded Skipper
Santa Ana NWR, Alamo, Hidalgo Co., TX (G Quintanilla)
November 14, 2004 Giant White
Mexican Yellow
Red-crested Scrub-Hairstreak
Lantana Scrub-Hairstreak
Mexican Fritillary
Crimson Patch
Guava Skipper (Allen Williams garden)
Coyote Cloudywing
Glazed Pellicia
Common Mellana
Violet-banded Skipper
NABABP, Hidalgo Co., TX (B Basham, J Basham, B Swafford, C Swafford)
November 13, 2004 Fatal Metalmark
Rounded Metalmark
American Snout
Texas Crescent
Mexican Bluewing
Mimosa Skipper
Sickle-winged Skipper
Tropical Checkered-Skipper
Fawn-spotted Skipper
Clouded Skipper
Fiery Skipper
Santa Ana NWR, Alamo, Hidalgo Co., TX (B Basham, J Basham, B Swafford, C Swafford)
November 12, 2004 Red-crescent Scrub-Hairstreak
Lacey's Scrub-Hairstreak
Banded Peacock
Band-celled Sister
Blue-eyed Sailor
NABABP, Mission, Hidalgo Co., TX (B Basham, B Swafford, C Swafford)
November 12, 2004 Black Swallowtail (2)
Great Southern White (4)
Cloudless Sulphur (24)
Barred Yellow (130)
Sleepy Orange (18)
Gulf Fritillary (24)
Question Mark (1)
White Peacock (12)
Viceroy (12)
Carolina Satyr (3)
Monarch (8)
Queen (13)
Long-tailed Skipper (26)
Dorantes Longtail (21)
Tropical Checkered-Skipper (13)
Clouded Skipper (1)
Fiery Skipper (4)
Whirlabout (1)
Brazilian Skipper (1)
Ocola Skipper (1)
Circle B Bar Reserve, FL (B & L Cooper)
November 11, 2004 Orange-barred Sulphur (adult female)
Lacey's Scrub-Hairstreak
Banded Peacock
Blue-eyed Sailor
Falcate Skipper
Frontera Audubon, NABABP, Hidalgo Co., TX (B Basham, B Swafford, C Swafford)
November 11, 2004 Lacey's Scrub-Hairstreak Solar Drive, Mission, TX (K Quintanilla)
November 10, 2004 Xami Hairstreak
Double-dotted Skipper
Cameron Co., TX (B Basham, N Dobbs)
November 9, 2004 Malicious Skipper (8) (2 locations)
Violet-patched Skipper (2 locations)
Orange Skipperling
Star Co, TX (B Basham, N Dobbs)
November 8, 2004 Clouded Sulphur (1) Richland, WA (C Rogers)
November 8, 2004 Banded Patch
Tailed Aguna
Malicious Skipper
Star Co., TX (B Basham, N Dobbs)
November 8, 2004 False Duskywing Solar Drive, Mission, TX (G Quintanilla)
November 7, 2004 Red-crescent Scrub-Hairstreak (1) Solar Drive, Mission, Hidalgo Co., TX (G Quintanilla)
November 7, 2004 Cabbage White (3)
Clouded Sulphur (1)
Question Mark (1)
Fiery Skipper (2)
Forest Hills, Allegheny Co., PA (C Lehman)
November 7, 2004 Cabbage White (1)
Cloudless Sulphur (1) (fresh)
Orange Sulphur (9)
Little Yellow (1) (Late)
Gray Hairstreak (1)
Hairstreak Sp. (1)
Common Buckeye (1)
Monarch (1) (Fresh from Milkweed Garden)
Maurice River Botanical Gardens , Heislerville, Cumberland Co., NJ (J E DiOrio)
November 6, 2004 Pipevine Swallowtail
Checkered White
Orange Sulphur
Southern Dogface
Mexican Yellow
Sleepy Orange
Dainty Sulphur
Leda Ministreak
Western Pygmy-Blue
Painted Lady
West Coast Lady
Red-spotted Purple
Monarch
Funereal Duskywing
Garden Wash, AZ (SEABA Field Trip)
November 6, 2004 Pipevine Swallowtail (4)
Giant Swallowtail (1)
Cloudless Sulphur (4)
Large Orange Sulphur (8)
Little Yellow (38)
Sleepy Orange (2)
Great Purple Hairstreak (9)
Gray Hairstreak (8)
Mallow Scrub-Hairstreak (7)
Dusky-blue Groundstreak (1)
Ceraunus Blue (4)
Rounded Metalmark (6)
Red-bordered Metalmark (9) (6 females 3 males)
American Snout (14)
Gulf Fritillary (16)
Variegated Fritillary (2)
Pearl Crescent (1)
American Lady (1)
Painted Lady (1)
Red Admiral (4)
Common Buckeye (6)
Hackberry Emperor (3)
Monarch (10)
Queen (24)
Soldier (6)
Long-tailed Skipper (1)
Coyote Cloudywing (1)
Sickle-winged Skipper (7)
Common/White Checkered-Skipper (4)
Tropical Checkered-Skipper (20)
Clouded Skipper (12)
Southern Skipperling (3)
Fiery Skipper (18)
Sachem (2)
Eufala Skipper (6)
Brazilian Skipper (3)
Ocola Skipper (30)
Dewitt Co., TX (D Muschalek)
November 6, 2004 Gray Cracker (Frontera Audubon)
Red-crested Scrub-Hairstreak (NABBA Park)
White Scrub-Hairstreak (NABBA Park)
Frontera Audubon, NABABP, Hidalgo Co., TX (B Basham, N Dobbs)
November 6, 2004 Julia Heliconian South Padre Island, TX (S Patterson)
November 6, 2004 Clouded Sulphur (7)
Orange Sulphur (1)
Waushara Co., WI (M Reese)
November 6, 2004 Clouded Sulphur (1)
Orange Sulphur (14)
Question Mark (1)(late record)
Eastern Comma (5) (late record)
Red Admiral (7) (late record)
Monarch (6)
Tommy Thompson Park, Toronto, Ont. (C McLauchlan)
November 6, 2004 Cabbage White
Clouded Sulphur
Orange Sulphur
Cayuga Co., NY (B Grosek)
November 6, 2004 Orange Sulphur (2)
Question Mark (1)
Monarch (2)
Forest Hills, Allegheny Co., PA (C Lehman)
November 5, 2004 Lantana Scrub-Hairstreak (1) Solar Drive, Mission, TX (G Quintanilla)
November 4, 2004 Orange Sulphur (1) Richland, WA (C Rogers)
November 3, 2004 Gold-spotted Aguna Bentsen World Birding Center, Mission, TX (G Quintanilla, D Hanson)
November 3, 2004 Fiery Skipper (1) (male, good condition) Central Park, New York, NY (T Fiore)
November 2, 2004 Cabbage White (3)
Clouded Sulphur (5)
Orange Sulphur (5)
Pearl Crescent (1)
Common Buckeye (1)
Common Checkered-Skipper (3)
Sachem (2)
Columbia, Howard Co., MD (J Wilkinson)
November 1, 2004 Pipevine Swallowtail
Giant Swallowtail (1)
Great Southern White (2)
Giant White (23)
Southern Dogface
Large Orange Sulphur (100s)
Lyside Sulphur (6)
Tailed Orange (5)
Little Yellow (6)
Mimosa Yellow (5)
Sleepy Orange (3)
Dainty Sulphur (2)
Great Purple Hairstreak (3)
Gray Hairstreak (8)
Mallow Scrub-Hairstreak (6)
Lantana Scrub-Hairstreak (3)
Dusky-blue Groundstreak (1)
Western Pygmy-Blue (36)
Ceraunus Blue (9)
Reakirt's Blue (5)
Fatal Metalmark (6)
Rounded Metalmark (2)
Red-bordered Metalmark (1)
American Snout
Gulf Fritillary (7)
Zebra Heliconian (3)
Variegated Fritillary (2)
Mexican Fritillary (4)
Theona Checkerspot (1)
Bordered Patch (14)
Crimson Patch (4)
Elada Checkerspot (12)
Vesta Crescent (1)
Phaon Crescent (5)
American Lady (1)
Painted Lady (1)
Common Buckeye (4)
Tropical Buckeye (1)
White Peacock (5)
Malachite (3)
Viceroy (1)
Mexican Bluewing (3)
Common Mestra (7)
Red Rim (5)
Guatemalan Cracker (1)
Tropical Leafwing (7)
Hackberry Emperor (2)
Empress Leilia (12)
Tawny Emperor (10)
Carolina Satyr (7)
Monarch (2)
Queen
Soldier (4)
Zilpa Longtail (1)
Brown Longtail (2)
Two-barred Flasher (3)
Coyote Cloudywing (6)
Sickle-winged Skipper
White-patched Skipper (1)
Horace's Duskywing (1)
White Checkered-Skipper (10)
Desert Checkered-Skipper (1)
Malicious Skipper (2)
Julia's Skipper (5)
Fawn-spotted Skipper (1)
Clouded Skipper (10)
Fiery Skipper (20)
Whirlabout (2)
Sachem
Common Mellana (3)
Celia's Roadside-Skipper (1)
Eufala Skipper (35)
Brazilian Skipper (3) (caterpillars)
Ocola Skipper (2)
Purple-washed Skipper (2)
Violet-banded Skipper (2)
Starr & Zapata Cos., TX (B Basham, B & L Cooper)
November 1, 2004 Yellow Angled-Sulphur
Silver-banded Hairstreak
Red Rim
Solar Drive, Mission, TX (G Quintanilla)
November 1, 2004 Cabbage White (1)(fresh female) Palisades Interstate Park, Englewood, NJ (V Corsello)

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