Sighting for May 15, 2018

David H. Bartholomew

Laguna Mountains, various locations
San Diego County, CA

With Robert Gorman. Afternoon of May 14, cold and windy, little to be seen. Most of the day on May 15, it was comfortably warm and many more butterflies were out there enjoying it. In addition to the butterflies listed we saw a few other duskywings either Mournful or Funereal.

  • Indra Swallowtail 2
  • Pale Swallowtail 5
  • Hedgerow Hairstreak 1
  • Spring Azure 8
  • Dotted Blue 1
  • Melissa Blue 12
  • Boisduval's Blue 100+
  • Acmon Blue 2
  • Mormon Metalmark 4
  • Northern Cloudywing 5
  • Sleepy Duskywing 8
  • Propertius Duskywing 1
  • Pacuvius Duskywing 1
  • White Checkered-Skipper 2

Boisduval's Blue

Acmon Blue

Indra Swallowtail

Hedgerow Hairstreak

Northern Cloudywing

Propertius Duskywing

Sleepy Duskywing

Juba Skipper

Melissa Blue

Melissa Blue

Boisduval's Blue