Sighting for October 18, 2012

Linda Cooper

National Butterfly Center gardens
Hidalgo County, TX

This covers butterflies seen by Buck and Linda Cooper October 18-21, 2012 in the gardens.
Black-banded Wasp Moth was unexpected.
Others have seen Red Rim and Four-spotted Sailor.

  • Pipevine Swallowtail common
  • Black Swallowtail common
  • Giant Swallowtail common
  • Giant White 1
  • Orange Sulphur 1
  • Southern Dogface superabundant
  • Yellow Angled-Sulphur 2
  • Cloudless Sulphur 6
  • Orange-barred Sulphur 1
  • Large Orange Sulphur superabundant
  • Lyside Sulphur superabundant
  • Mexican Yellow 1
  • Tailed Orange common
  • Little Yellow common
  • Mimosa Yellow common
  • Sleepy Orange few
  • Dainty Sulphur few
  • Gray Hairstreak few
  • Mallow Scrub-Hairstreak few
  • Western Pygmy-Blue common
  • Cassius Blue few
  • Marine Blue few
  • Ceraunus Blue common
  • Fatal Metalmark few
  • Red-bordered Pixie 1
  • American Snout superabundant
  • Gulf Fritillary common
  • Julia Heliconian 1
  • Variegated Fritillary common
  • Mexican Fritillary common
  • Bordered Patch few
  • Crimson Patch 1
  • Elada Crescent few
  • Texan Crescent 2
  • Vesta Crescent few
  • Phaon Crescent few
  • Question Mark 2
  • American Lady few
  • Painted Lady few
  • Red Admiral few
  • Common Buckeye few
  • White Peacock few
  • Malachite 3
  • Mexican Bluewing few
  • Common Mestra few
  • Guatemalan Cracker 1
  • Tropical Leafwing 2
  • Empress Leilia 2
  • Tawny Emperor superabundant
  • Monarch few
  • Queen superabundant
  • Soldier common
  • White-striped Longtail 2
  • Long-tailed Skipper 2
  • Dorantes Longtail 2
  • Brown Longtail 2
  • Sickle-winged Skipper 1
  • Brown-banded Skipper 1
  • White-patched Skipper few
  • Funereal Duskywing few
  • White Checkered-Skipper common
  • Tropical Checkered-Skipper common
  • Desert Checkered-Skipper few
  • Laviana White-Skipper few
  • Julia's Skipper few
  • Fawn-spotted Skipper common
  • Clouded Skipper common
  • Southern Skipperling common
  • Fiery Skipper common
  • Southern Broken-Dash common
  • Sachem few
  • Common Mellana common
  • Eufala Skipper common
  • Ocola Skipper common
  • Purple-washed Skipper 3

Black-banded Wasp Moth

Orange-barred Sulphur

White-striped Longtail

Guatemalan Cracker

Malachite

Red-bordered Pixie

Yellow Angled-Sulphur

Giant White