Butterflies – June 25, 2005 – Soddy-Daisy

On June 25, 2005, Bill Haley of the TN Chattanooga Aquarium, count organizer, and a group of about 15 people performed a Butterfly count at Soddy-Daisy.  There were a total of 37 species recorded in 13 hours.

SWALLOWTAILS:

1.     Black Swallowtail, Papilio polyxenes – 2

2.     Spicebush Swallowtail, Papilio troilus – 2

3.     Eastern Tiger Swallowtail, Papilio glaucus – 15

WHITES & SULPHURS:

4.     Cabbage White, Pieris rapae – 2

5.     Clouded Sulphur, Colias philodice – 10

6.     Orange Sulphur, Colias eurytheme – 8

7.     Sleepy Orange, Eurema niccipe – 4

8.     Cloudless Sulphur, Phoebis sennae – 2

HAIRSTREAKS:

9.     Banded Hairstreak, Satyrium calanus – 1

10.   Juniper Hairstreak, Callophrys gryneus gryneus – 1

BLUES:

11.   Summer Azure, Celastrina neglecta – 18

12.   Eastern Tailed Blue, Everes comyntas – 27

BRUSHFOOTS:

13.   Gulf Fritillary, Agraulis vanillae – 2

14.   Variegated Fritillary, Euptoieta claudia – 16

15.   Diana Fritillary, Speyeria diana – 2

16.   Great Spangled Fritillary, Speyeria cybele – 19

17.   Pearl Crescent, Phyciodes tharos – 37

18.   Question Mark, Polygonia interrogationis – 1

19.   American Lady, Vanessa virginiensis – 3

20.   American Snout, Libytheana carinenta – 9

21.   Common Buckeye, Junonia coenia – 4

22.   Red-spotted Purple, Limenitis archippus astyanax – 5

23.   Hackberry Emperor, Asterocampa celtis – 5

24.   Tawny Emperor, Asterocampa clyton – 3

25.   Carolina Satyr, Hermeuptychia sosybius – 2

26.   Monarch, Danaus plexippus – 2

SKIPPERS:

27.   Silver-spotted Skipper, Epargyreus clarus – 1

28.   Confused Cloudywing, Thorybes confusis – 1

29.   Horace’s Duskywing, Erynnis horatius – 1

30.   Wild Indigo Duskywing, Erynnis baptisiae – 1

31.   Zarucco Duskywing, Erynnis zarucco – 7

32.   Fiery Skipper, Hylephila phyleus – 4

33.   Sachem, Atalopedes campestris – 6

34.   Tawny-edged Skipper, Polites themistocles – 1

35.   Dun Skipper, Euphyes vestris – 1

36.   Delaware Skipper Anatrytone logan – 1

37.   Clouded Skipper, Lerema accius – 2

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