Sighting for September 18, 2022

Steven Glynn and Peter DeGennaro

Patagonia/Sonoita Regional Spots
Santa Cruz County, AZ

Rosita Patch found by Peter DeGennaro and represents a very rare find in Arizona.

Diversity and numbers seem to be building now, after monsoon season has subsided.

  • Pipevine Swallowtail 6
  • Black Swallowtail 4
  • Giant Swallowtail 5
  • Cabbage White 4
  • Orange Sulphur 3
  • Southern Dogface 7
  • Cloudless Sulphur common
  • Boisduval's Yellow 1
  • Mexican Yellow 8
  • Tailed Orange abundant
  • Dainty Sulphur 5
  • Gray Hairstreak 6
  • Leda Ministreak 3
  • Western Pygmy-Blue 1
  • Marine Blue 15
  • Ceraunus Blue 4
  • Reakirt's Blue 3
  • Fatal Metalmark 4
  • Palmer's Metalmark 20
  • American Snout abundant
  • Gulf Fritillary 3
  • Variegated Fritillary 4
  • Arachne Checkerspot 3
  • Bordered Patch 8
  • Rosita Patch 1
  • Tiny Checkerspot 5
  • Elada Crescent common
  • Texan Crescent common
  • Pearl Crescent 6
  • Painted Crescent 2
  • American Lady 4
  • Painted Lady 1
  • Common Buckeye 2
  • Tropical Buckeye 5
  • Viceroy 1
  • California Sister 6
  • Empress Leilia 3
  • Queen 3
  • Dull Firetip 4
  • Dorantes Longtail common
  • Acacia Skipper common
  • Golden-headed Scallopwing 1
  • Funereal Duskywing 2
  • Common Checkered-Skipper 8
  • Clouded Skipper 5
  • Tropical Least Skipper 4
  • Orange Skipperling 5
  • Fiery Skipper 9
  • White-barred Skipper 1
  • Sheep Skipper 1
  • Toltec Roadside-Skipper 3
  • Eufala Skipper 2
  • Violet-clouded Skipper 2

Rosita Patch

Boisduval's Yellow

Violet-clouded Skipper

White-barred Skipper

Arachne Checkerspot

Clouded Skipper

Eufala Skipper

Viceroy

Rosita Patch