Sighting for November 4, 2018

Linda Cooper

Cameron, Hidalgo, Starr and Willacy Counties.
Hidalgo County, TX

This list covers the first day field trips for the Texas Butterfly Festival. Weather was 65-83 degrees with some rain near the coast to partly cloudy most of the day. Liris Skipper reported from Roma but no photo. 106 total species for all trips.

  • Pipevine Swallowtail
  • Black Swallowtail
  • Giant Swallowtail
  • Florida White
  • Checkered White
  • Great Southern White
  • Giant White
  • Orange Sulphur
  • Southern Dogface
  • White Angled-Sulphur
  • Cloudless Sulphur
  • Orange-barred Sulphur
  • Large Orange Sulphur
  • Lyside Sulphur
  • Boisduval's Yellow
  • Mexican Yellow
  • Tailed Orange
  • Little Yellow
  • Mimosa Yellow
  • Sleepy Orange
  • Dainty Sulphur
  • Silver-banded Hairstreak
  • Gray Hairstreak
  • Mallow Scrub-Hairstreak
  • Dusky-blue Groundstreak
  • Clytie Ministreak
  • Western Pygmy-Blue
  • Cassius Blue
  • Marine Blue
  • Ceraunus Blue
  • Fatal Metalmark
  • Rounded Metalmark
  • Red-bordered Metalmark
  • Blue Metalmark
  • Red-bordered Pixie
  • Curve-winged Metalmark
  • American Snout
  • Gulf Fritillary
  • Julia Heliconian
  • Zebra Heliconian
  • Variegated Fritillary
  • Mexican Fritillary
  • Theona Checkerspot
  • Bordered Patch
  • Crimson Patch
  • Elada Crescent
  • Pale-banded Crescent
  • Vesta Crescent
  • Phaon Crescent
  • Pearl Crescent
  • Red Admiral
  • Common Buckeye
  • White Peacock
  • Malachite
  • Band-celled Sister
  • Mexican Bluewing
  • Common Mestra
  • Ruddy Daggerwing
  • Tropical Leafwing
  • Hackberry Emperor
  • Empress Leilia
  • Tawny Emperor
  • Carolina Satyr
  • Monarch
  • Queen
  • Soldier
  • Guava Skipper
  • White-striped Longtail
  • Gold-spotted Aguna
  • Long-tailed Skipper
  • Dorantes Longtail
  • Brown Longtail
  • Mimosa Skipper
  • Mazans Scallopwing
  • Texas Powdered-Skipper
  • Sickle-winged Skipper
  • Hermit Skipper
  • Brown-banded Skipper
  • White-patched Skipper
  • Horace's Duskywing
  • Mournful Duskywing
  • Funereal Duskywing
  • White Checkered-Skipper
  • Tropical Checkered-Skipper +
  • Erichson's White-Skipper
  • Laviana White-Skipper
  • Turk's-cap White-Skipper
  • Common Sootywing
  • Saltbush Sootywing
  • Julia's Skipper
  • Fawn-spotted Skipper
  • Clouded Skipper
  • Liris Skipper
  • Double-dotted Skipper
  • Southern Skipperling
  • Fiery Skipper
  • Whirlabout
  • Southern Broken-Dash
  • Sachem
  • Common Mellana
  • Dun Skipper
  • Celia's Roadside-Skipper
  • Eufala Skipper
  • Olive-clouded Skipper
  • Obscure Skipper
  • Ocola Skipper