Sighting for October 10, 2016

David H. Bartholomew

I-8 Picnic Area 30 miles west of Casa Grande
Pinal County, AZ

A trashy no-facility site seemingly with little to offer. This time inconspicuous small flowers held a good variety. An Erichson’s White-Skipper is what had me hastening back to my van for my camera.

  • Checkered White 1
  • Cloudless Sulphur 1
  • Sleepy Orange 6
  • Western Pygmy-Blue 1
  • Ceraunus Blue 2
  • Reakirt's Blue 1
  • Fatal Metalmark 2
  • Mormon Metalmark 1
  • American Snout 5
  • Empress Leilia 2
  • Mournful Duskywing 2
  • Funereal Duskywing 1
  • White Checkered-Skipper 4
  • Erichson's White-Skipper 1
  • Eufala Skipper 6

Empress Leilia

Fatal Metalmark

Reakirt's Blue

Erichson's White-Skipper

Erichson's White-Skipper

White Checkered-Skipper

Eufala Skipper