Sighting for October 25, 2016

Chris Tenney

National Butterfly Center, Mission, TX
Hidalgo County, TX

9:30-1:00, 2:30-4:00; sunny AM, mostly cloudy PM
gray cracker found by Mike Bearce
gold-spotted aguna found by Dan Jones
tailed aguna perched under leaf

  • Pipevine Swallowtail 15
  • Giant Swallowtail 10
  • Southern Dogface 4
  • Cloudless Sulphur 9
  • Large Orange Sulphur common
  • Lyside Sulphur common
  • Tailed Orange 3
  • Little Yellow common
  • Sleepy Orange 1
  • Marius Hairstreak 1
  • Silver-banded Hairstreak 1
  • Gray Hairstreak 16
  • Red-crescent Scrub-Hairstreak 1
  • Mallow Scrub-Hairstreak 6
  • Lantana Scrub-Hairstreak 1
  • Marine Blue 2
  • Ceraunus Blue 12
  • Reakirt's Blue 1
  • Fatal Metalmark 3
  • Red-bordered Metalmark 1
  • Red-bordered Pixie 1
  • American Snout superabundant
  • Gulf Fritillary common
  • Julia Heliconian 1
  • Variegated Fritillary 1
  • Mexican Fritillary 3
  • Theona Checkerspot 2
  • Bordered Patch common
  • Crimson Patch 8
  • Pale-banded Crescent 3
  • Phaon Crescent 11
  • Painted Lady 1
  • Red Admiral 1
  • Common Buckeye 3
  • Tropical Buckeye 1
  • White Peacock common
  • Malachite 1
  • Mexican Bluewing 4
  • Common Mestra 8
  • Gray Cracker 1
  • Ruddy Daggerwing 1
  • Tawny Emperor superabundant
  • Monarch 3
  • Queen superabundant
  • Soldier 7
  • White-striped Longtail 1
  • Gold-spotted Aguna 1
  • Tailed Aguna 1
  • Long-tailed Skipper 1
  • Dorantes Longtail 1
  • Brown Longtail 15
  • Two-barred Flasher 1
  • Glazed Pellicia 3
  • Sickle-winged Skipper 5
  • Brown-banded Skipper 1
  • White-patched Skipper 1
  • White Checkered-Skipper common
  • Tropical Checkered-Skipper 6
  • Laviana White-Skipper common
  • Turk's-cap White-Skipper 4
  • Julia's Skipper 2
  • Fawn-spotted Skipper 6
  • Clouded Skipper 12
  • Southern Skipperling 2
  • Fiery Skipper abundant
  • Whirlabout 5
  • Southern Broken-Dash 3
  • Sachem abundant
  • Common Mellana 8
  • Celia's Roadside-Skipper 2
  • Eufala Skipper common
  • Ocola Skipper abundant
  • Purple-washed Skipper 1

Gold-spotted Aguna

Gray Cracker

Marius Hairstreak

Tailed Aguna