Sighting for October 6, 2017

Steven Glynn

Private commercial nursery growing field near Millville
Cumberland County, NJ

Area has held a Checkered White colony for the past five years. A final check, after a major section of the area was cleared and graded, found Checkered Whites still flyng and a female ovipositing. Happy to think the colony will persist into 2018.

  • Checkered White 2
  • Cabbage White 8
  • Clouded Sulphur 4
  • Orange Sulphur 19
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 2
  • Variegated Fritillary 3
  • Pearl Crescent 3
  • American Lady 4
  • Painted Lady common
  • Common Buckeye abundant
  • Monarch 3
  • Common Checkered-Skipper 3
  • Least Skipper 2
  • Sachem 7

Checkered White

Checkered White

Variegated Fritillary