Sighting for August 5, 2017

Tom Palmer

Lake Blue Scrub
Polk County, FL

Most of the species were nectaring on Praxelis clematidea, a recently introduced species from South America that is found in disturbed areas in central Florida. Images would not load.

  • Zebra Swallowtail 1
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 2
  • Barred Yellow 40
  • Sleepy Orange 3
  • Dainty Sulphur 2
  • Great Purple Hairstreak 1
  • Gray Hairstreak 3
  • Cassius Blue 1
  • Ceraunus Blue 28
  • Gulf Fritillary 16
  • Zebra Heliconian 4
  • Variegated Fritillary 1
  • Pearl Crescent 1
  • Common Buckeye 4
  • White Peacock 3
  • Monarch 1
  • Dorantes Longtail 3
  • Horace's Duskywing 2
  • Zarucco Duskywing 1
  • Three-spotted Skipper 3
  • Fiery Skipper 5
  • Whirlabout 1