There are Butterflies at Frontera, too!


Photo of Giant White by Mike Rickard

On the afternoon of April 24th, Mike Rickard and Chris Warren searched for butterflies at Frontera Audubon and Mike recorded this list:

Dorantes Longtail (Urbanus dorantes)
Brown Longtail (Urbanus procne)
Mournful Duskywing (Erynnis tristis)
White Checkered-Skipper (Pyrgus albescens)
Tropical Checkered-Skipper (Pyrgus oileus)
Laviana White-Skipper (Heliopetes laviana)
Southern Skipperling (Copaeodes minima)
Eufala Skipper (Lerodea eufala)
Clouded Skipper (Lerema accius)
Fiery Skipper (Hylephila phyleus)
Black Swallowtail (Papilio polyxenes)
Giant Swallowtail (Papilio cresphontes)
Lyside Sulphur (Kricogonia lyside)
Dainty Sulphur (Nathalis iole)
Little Yellow (Pyrisitia lisa)
Mimosa Yellow (Pyrisitia nise)
Large Orange Sulphur (Phoebis agarithe)
Checkered White (Pontia protodice)
Giant White (Ganyra josephina)
Gray Hairstreak (Strymon melinus)
Mallow Scrub-Hairstreak (Strymon istapa)
Cassius Blue (Leptotes cassius)
Reakirt’s Blue (Echinargus isola)
Fatal Metalmark (Calephelis nemesis)
American Snout (Libytheana carinenta)
Queen (Danaus gilippus)
Gulf Fritillary (Agraulis vanillae)
Variegated Fritillary (Euptoieta claudia)
Red Admiral (Vanessa atalanta)
White Peacock (Anartia jatrophae)
Common Buckeye (Junonia coenia)
Bordered Patch (Chlosyne lacinia)
Elada Checkerspot (Texola elada)
Texan Crescent (Anthanassa texana)
Phaon Crescent (Phyciodes phaon)
Pearl Crescent (Phyciodes tharos)



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