Sighting for April 8, 2017

Ronald Hedden

White River Lake
Crosby County, TX

93 degrees and windy. Gorgone checkerspots were everywhere, with quite a bit of size variation among the individuals. Outis skippers are early, and they were so small that I did not recognize them at first.

  • Pipevine Swallowtail 1
  • Checkered White common
  • Olympia Marble 2
  • Orange Sulphur 4
  • Southern Dogface 6
  • Lyside Sulphur common
  • Mexican Yellow 2
  • Sleepy Orange 2
  • Dainty Sulphur 6
  • Gray Hairstreak 3
  • Reakirt's Blue 4
  • American Snout 7
  • Variegated Fritillary 3
  • Bordered Patch 1
  • Gorgone Checkerspot abundant
  • Texan Crescent 1
  • Vesta Crescent common
  • Phaon Crescent 3
  • Pearl Crescent 3
  • American Lady 2
  • Painted Lady 4
  • Goatweed Leafwing 4
  • Red Satyr 4
  • Monarch 1
  • Outis Skipper 3
  • Sleepy Duskywing 1
  • Common Checkered-Skipper common
  • Orange Skipperling 3
  • Sachem common
  • Nysa Roadside-Skipper 5

Lyside Sulphur

Outis Skipper

Texan Crescent

Red Satyr