Butterflies – June 28, 2009 – Head of Sequatchie Valley

Butterfly Report from June 28, 2009 at the Head of the Sequatchie Valley by Bobby Fulcher, Cumberland Trail Park Manager.

SWALLOWTAILS:

1.    Pipevine Swallowtail, Battus philenor – 3

2.    Zebra Swallowtail, Eurytides marcellus – 1

3.    Eastern Tiger Swallowtail, Papilio glaucus – 1

SULPHURS:

4.    Orange Sulphur, Colias eurytheme – 2

BLUES:

5.    Eastern Tailed, Everes comyntas – 7

6.    ‘Summer’ Spring Azure, Celastrina ladon neglecta – 3

BRUSHFOOTS:

7.    American Snout,  Libytheana carinenta – 2

8.    Great Spangled Fritillary, Agraulis vanillae – 5

9.    Pearl Crescent, Phyciodes tharos – 2

10.  Question Mark, Polygonia interrogationis – 2

11.  Eastern Comma, Polygonia comma – 1

12.  Red-spotted Purple, Limenitis archippus astyanax – 1

13.  Monarch, Danaus plexippus – 1

SKIPPERS:

14.  Silver-spotted Skipper, Epargyreus clarus – 4

15.  Least Skipper, Ancyloxypha numitor – 1

16.  Little Glassywing, Pompeius verna – 1

17.  Sachem, Atalopedes campestris – 1

18.  Dun Skipper, Euphyes vestrisi – 2

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