Sighting for June 12, 2020

Chris Edwards

Stephens State Forest
Lucas County, IA

Visited the Thousand Acres, Chariton, and Cedar Creek Units of Stephens State Forest in Lucas and Monroe counties. Amazing abundance of Hackberry Emperors!

  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Giant Swallowtail 6
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 13
  • Cabbage White 297
  • Clouded Sulphur 21
  • Orange Sulphur 11
  • Gray Copper 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 3
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 84
  • Melissa Blue 2
  • Great Spangled Fritillary 71
  • Meadow Fritillary 15
  • Silvery Checkerspot 12
  • Question Mark 1
  • Eastern Comma 18
  • Gray Comma 2
  • American Lady 1
  • Painted Lady 2
  • Common Buckeye 1
  • Red-spotted Purple 5
  • Viceroy 1
  • Hackberry Emperor 3970
  • Northern Pearly-eye 1
  • Little Wood-Satyr 55
  • Monarch 8
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 229
  • Southern Cloudywing 2
  • Northern Cloudywing 12
  • Least Skipper 10
  • European Skipper 2
  • Peck's Skipper 29
  • Tawny-edged Skipper 10
  • Delaware Skipper 2
  • Hobomok Skipper 5
  • Zabulon Skipper 6
  • Dun Skipper 34