Sighting for June 17, 2014

Daniel Jones

National Butterfly Center, Mission
Hidalgo County, TX

Twenty two Dusky-blue Groundstreaks were roosting at the base of a hackberry tree in the ditch.

  • Giant Swallowtail 2
  • Gray Hairstreak 2
  • Mallow Scrub-Hairstreak 4
  • Dusky-blue Groundstreak 25
  • Reakirt's Blue 3
  • Red-bordered Metalmark 1
  • Gulf Fritillary 3
  • Zebra Heliconian 1
  • Crimson Patch 5
  • Texan Crescent 4
  • Phaon Crescent 8
  • Tropical Leafwing 1
  • Tawny Emperor 80
  • Silver Emperor 1
  • Queen 35
  • Soldier 1
  • Brown Longtail 1
  • Two-barred Flasher 1
  • White Checkered-Skipper 15
  • Tropical Checkered-Skipper 1
  • Laviana White-Skipper 3
  • Common Sootywing 1
  • Fawn-spotted Skipper 1
  • Clouded Skipper 6
  • Whirlabout 1
  • Southern Broken-Dash 1

Red-bordered Metalmark

Silver Emperor

Silver Emperor

Two-barred Flasher

Dusky-blue Groundstreak

Fawn-spotted Skipper