Sighting for July 21, 2012

Todd Eiben

Holden Arboretum and Penitentiary Glen
Lake County, OH

A Portion of the Holden Arboretum NABA 4th of July Butterfly Count.

The Early Hairstreak is a county record and only the 4th or 5th time it has ever been reported in Ohio. It also proves there is a 2nd brood here in Northern Ohio. Sam Eiben found it and took the photos.

  • Black Swallowtail 7
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 69
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 67
  • Cabbage White 358
  • Clouded Sulphur 109
  • Orange Sulphur 82
  • Cloudless Sulphur 2
  • Dainty Sulphur 2
  • American Copper 1
  • Banded Hairstreak 1
  • Early Hairstreak 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 100
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 9
  • Great Spangled Fritillary 5
  • Pearl Crescent 591
  • Eastern Comma 1
  • American Lady 1
  • Painted Lady 1
  • Common Buckeye 139
  • Viceroy 95
  • Appalachian Brown 3
  • Common Wood-Nymph 21
  • Monarch 94
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 255
  • Horace's Duskywing 2
  • Wild Indigo Duskywing 22
  • Least Skipper 24
  • Fiery Skipper 44
  • Peck's Skipper 98
  • Little Glassywing 1
  • Zabulon Skipper 10
  • Dun Skipper 5

Early Hairstreak

Early Hairstreak