Sighting for October 8, 2016

John Lampkin

Cypress Creek Preserve
Pasco County, FL

Sightings observed during a Nature Coast chapter of the Florida Native Plant Society plant-ID outing. 3 hours 76-88.
False foxglove, Agalinis tenufolia is larval host for the Common Buckeye and the flowers attracted several other species as well, like the Whirlabout.

  • Zebra Swallowtail
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail
  • Spicebush Swallowtail c
  • Palamedes Swallowtail
  • Cloudless Sulphur common
  • Barred Yellow
  • Little Yellow
  • Sleepy Orange
  • Dainty Sulphur
  • Ceraunus Blue
  • Gulf Fritillary
  • Phaon Crescent
  • Common Buckeye common
  • White Peacock common
  • Viceroy
  • Queen
  • Long-tailed Skipper
  • Dorantes Longtail
  • Horace's Duskywing
  • Fiery Skipper
  • Whirlabout
  • Monk Skipper

Common Buckeye caterpillar

Zebra Swallowtail caterpillar

Whirlabout