Sighting for December 28, 2021

Daniel Jones

National Butterfly Center
Hidalgo County, TX

One Quadrus lubrigus (Lugubrious Skipper or Tanned Blue-Skipper) found by Dennis Vollmar which maybe a first United States record. A Pale Sicklewing (Achlyodes pallida) was found by Mike Rickard.

  • Orange Sulphur 3
  • Large Orange Sulphur 1
  • Lyside Sulphur 6
  • Little Yellow 2
  • Silver-banded Hairstreak 2
  • Gray Hairstreak 1
  • Mallow Scrub-Hairstreak 6
  • Lantana Scrub-Hairstreak 2
  • Dusky-blue Groundstreak 2
  • Western Pygmy-Blue 2
  • Reakirt's Blue 2
  • Fatal Metalmark 1
  • Curve-winged Metalmark 1
  • Gulf Fritillary 2
  • Zebra Heliconian 8
  • Texan Crescent 5
  • Phaon Crescent 1
  • Question Mark 1
  • Red Admiral 6
  • White Peacock 4
  • Mexican Bluewing 6
  • Carolina Satyr 3
  • Monarch 3
  • Queen 30
  • Soldier 5
  • White-striped Longtail 1
  • Long-tailed Skipper 1
  • Dorantes Longtail 3
  • Brown Longtail 3
  • White-patched Skipper 1
  • Funereal Duskywing 1
  • Tropical Checkered-Skipper 3
  • Laviana White-Skipper 4
  • Julia's Skipper 1
  • Clouded Skipper 6
  • Orange Skipperling 1
  • Fiery Skipper 6
  • Whirlabout 4
  • Sachem 1
  • Common Mellana 2
  • Eufala Skipper 2
  • Ocola Skipper 3
  • Purple-washed Skipper 6

Lugubrious Blue-Skipper

Lugubrious Blue-Skipper

Lugubrious Blue-Skipper

Pale Sicklewing

Purple-washed Skipper

White-patched Skipper

Curve-winged Metalmark

Pale Sicklewing