Sighting for April 24, 2015

John Lampkin

Shell Mound, Cockroach Bay
Hillsborough County, FL

With Jane Lampkin
78-82
Eight Queens were very fresh and “sapping” on recently cut shrub saplings.
One had a birthmark on the left HW as shown. At first I thought it was a hole in the wing, but it is actually black scales.

  • Polydamas Swallowtail 2
  • Black Swallowtail 2
  • Great Southern White 3
  • Cloudless Sulphur 2
  • Barred Yellow 4
  • Dainty Sulphur 1
  • Cassius Blue 1
  • Ceraunus Blue 1
  • Gulf Fritillary 3
  • Zebra Heliconian 2
  • Phaon Crescent 1
  • Common Buckeye 1
  • White Peacock 19
  • Queen 17
  • Mangrove Skipper 8
  • Horace's Duskywing 1
  • Common Checkered-Skipper 1
  • Tropical Checkered-Skipper 2
  • Southern Skipperling 4
  • Fiery Skipper 1
  • Delaware Skipper 1
  • Palatka Skipper 1

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