Recent Sightings

Recent Sightings August 2014

  • Silver Emperor (female), Doxocopa laure, spotted by Kristine Rivera and photographed by Louie Rivera at the National Butterfly Center on 8/2/2014

Recent Sightings July 2014

  • Silver Emperor (female), Doxocopa laure, spotted by Nick Wright at the National Butterfly Center on 7/3/2014
  • Two-barred Flasher, Astraptes fulgerator, spotted by Belinda Pena at the National Butterfly Center on 7/3/2014
  • Florida White, Appias drusilla, photographed by Louie Rivera at the National Butterfly Center on 7/7/2014
  • Brown–Banded Skipper, Timochares ruptifasciatus, photographed by Mike Rickard at the National Butterfly Center on 7/7/2014
  • Liris Skipper, Lerema liris, photographed by Mike Rickard at the National Butterfly Center on 7/7/2014
  • Ruddy Daggerwing, Marpesia petreus, photographed by Louie Rivera at the National Butterfly Center on 7/9/2014
  • White Scrub-Hairstreak, Strymon albata, photographed by Louie Rivera at the National Butterfly Center on 7/19/2014
  • Red Rim, Biblis hyperia, photographed by John Rosford at the National Butterfly Center on 7/19/2014
  • Malachite, Siproeta stelenes, photographed by John Rosford at the National Butterfly Center on 7/19/2014
  • Two-barred Flasher, Astraptes fulgerator, photographed by Louie Rivera at the National Butterfly Center on 7/19/2014
  • Silver Emperor (Male), Doxocopa laure, photographed by Dan Jones at the National Butterfly Center on 7/20/2014 *Note: Butterfly Count
  • Red Rim, Biblis hyperia, photographed by Kelly Walker at the National Butterfly Center on 7/20/2014 *Note: Butterfly Count
  • Malachite, Siproeta stelenes, photographed by Mike Rickard at the National Butterfly Center on 7/20/2014 *Note: Butterfly Count
  • Polydomas Swallowtail, Battus polydamas, spotted by Kelly Walker and photographed by Tripp Davenport at the National Butterfly Center on 7/20/2014 *Note: Butterfly Count
  • White Scrub-hairstreak, Strymon albata , photographed by Ginny Musgrave at the National Butterfly Center on 7/20/2014 *Note: Butterfly Count
  • Erato Heliconian, Heliconius erato, photographed by Louie Rivera at the National Butterfly Center on 7/20/2014 *Note: Butterfly Count
  • Ruddy Daggerwing, Marpesia petreus, photographed by Louie Rivera at the National Butterfly Center on 7/20/2014 *Note: Butterfly Count
  • Sickle – winged Skipper, Achlyodes thraso, photographed by Dan Jones at the National Butterfly Center on 7/20/2014 *Note: Butterfly Count
  • Potrillo Skipper, Cabares potrillo, photographed by Dan Jones at the National Butterfly Center on 7/20/2014 *Note: Butterfly Count
  • Julia Heliconian, Dryas iulia, photographed by Ginny Musgrave at the National Butterfly Center on 7/20/2014 *Note: Butterfly Count
  • Banded Peacock, Anartia fatima, photographed by Mike Rickard at the National Butterfly Center on 7/20/2014 *Note: Butterfly Count
  • Potrillo Skipper, Cabares potrillo, photographed by Jeffery Glassberg at the National Butterfly Center on 7/28/2014
  • Red Rim, Biblis hyperia, photographed by Jon Rosford at the National Butterfly Center on 7/29/2014
  • Silver Emperor (female), Doxocopa laure, photographed by Louie Rivera at the National Butterfly Center on 7/29/2014
Recent Sightings May & June 2014
  • Ruddy Daggerwing, Marpesia petreus, spotted by Mike Rickard at the National Butterfly Center on 5/27/14.
  • Mexican Fritillary, Euptoieta hegesia, photographed by Belinda Pena at the National Butterfly Center on 6/05/14.
  • Ornythion Swallowail, Papilio ornythion, photographed by Mike Ricakrd at the National Butterfly Center on 6/06/14.
  • Common-streaky Skipper, Celotes nessus, photographed by Mike Rickard at the National Butterfly Center on 6/06/14.
  • Silver Emperor, Doxocopa laure, photographed by Louie Rivera at the National Butterfly Center on 6/17/14.
  • Goatweed Leafwing, Anaea andria, photographed by John Rosford at the National Butterfly Center on 6/17/14.
  • Two-barred Flasher, Astraptes fulgerator, photographed by Dan Jones at the National Butterfly Center on 6/17/14.
  • Soldier, Danaus eresimus, photographed by Dan Jones at the National Butterfly Center on 6/17/14.
  • Question Mark, Polygonia interrogationis, photographed by Louie Rivera at the National Butterfly Center on 6/18/14.
  • Zebra Heliconian, Heliconius charithonia, photographed by Mike Rickard at the National Butterfly Center on 6/18/14.
  • Silver Emperor, Doxocopa laure, photographed by Louie Rivera at the National Butterfly Center on 6/20/14.
  • Guava Skipper, Phocides polybius, photographed by Dan Jones at the National Butterfly Center on 6/27/14.
  • Two-barred Flasher, Astraptes fulgerator, photographed by Dan Jones at the National Butterfly Center on 6/27/14.
  • Desert Checkered-Skipper, Pyrgus philetas, photographed by Dan Jones at the National Butterfly Center on 6/27/14.
  • Texas Powdered-skipper, Systasea pulverulenta, photographed by Dan Jones at the National Butterfly Center on 6/27/14.
  • Question Mark, Polygonia interrogationis, photographed by Dan Jones at the National Butterfly Center on 6/27/14.
  • Julia Heliconian, Dryas iulia, photographed by Louie Rivera at the National Butterfly Center on 5/14/2014
  • Florida Purplewing, Eunica tatila, photographed by Louie Rivera at the National Butterfly Center on 5/6/2014
  • Florida Purplewing, Eunica tatila, photographed by Louie Rivera at the National Butterfly Center on 4/28/2014
  • Ornythion Swallowtail, Papilio ornythion, photographed by Louie Rivera at the National Butterfly Center on 4/22/2014
  • Texas Powdered-Skipper, Systasea pulverulenta, photographed by Marianna Trevino-Wright at the National Butterfly Center on 4/18/2014
  • Viceroy, Limenitis archippus, photographed by Ginny Musgrave at the National Butterfly Center on 4/11/2014
  • Two-barred Flasher, Astraptes fulgerator, photographed by Jeffery Glassberg at the National Butterfly Center on 3/28/2014
  • White Angled-Sulphur, Anteos clorinde, photographed by Mike Rickard at the National Butterfly Center on 3/27/2014
  • Cobalt Longtail, Urbanus esmeraldus, photographed by Chris Tenney at the National Butterfly Center on 3/20/2014
  • Mourning Cloak, Nymphalis antiopa, photographed by Martin Reid at the National Butterfly Center on 2/23/2014
  • Clench's Greenstreak, Cyanophrys miserabilis, photographed by Mike Rickard at the National Butterfly Center on 1/8/2014
  • Mexican Silverspot, Dione moneta, spotted by Shane Patterson at the National Butterfly Center on 12/23/2013
  • Tiger Mimic-Queen, Lycorea cleobaea, spotted by Shane Patterson at the National Butterfly Center on 12/23/2013
  • Malachite, Siproeta stelenes, spotted at the National Butterfly Center on 12/19/2013
  • Blomfild's Beauty, Smyrna blomfildia, photographed by Louie Rivera at the National Butterfly Center on 12/16/2013
  • West Coast Lady, Vanessa annabella, photographed by Lorna Graham at the National Butterfly Center on 12/15/2013
  • Gemmed Satyr, Cyllopsis gemma, photographed by Tom Gagnon at the National Butterfly Center on 11/13/2013
  • Zilpa Longtail, Chioides zilpa, spotted at the National Butterfly on 11/12/1013
  • Clench's Greenstreak, Cyanophrys miserabilis, spotted by Kelly Walker at the National Butterfly Center on 11/10/2013
  • Ocola Skipper, Panoquina ocola, spotted at the National Butterfly Center on 11/10/2013
  • Zebra Cross-streak, Panthiades bathildis, spotted by Belinda Pena at the National Butterfly Center on 11/6/2013 – Note: Was seen every day from 11/6 thru 11/10
  • Falcate Skipper, Spathilepia clonius, spotted by Dan Jones at the National Butterfly Center on 10/21/2013
  • Acacia Skipper, Cogia hippalus, spotted by Dan Jones at the National Butterfly Center on 10/21/2013
  • Silver-banded Hairstreak, Chlorostrymon simaethis, spotted by Dan Jones at the National Butterfly Center on 10/21/2013
  • Zilpa Longtail, Chioides zilpa, photographed by Louie Rivera at the National Butterfly Center on 10/20/2013
  • Violet-banded Skipper, Nyctelius nyctelius, spotted at the National Butterfly Center on 10/20/2013
  • Gold-spotted Aguna, Aguna asander, spotted by Tom Bentley at the National Butterfly Center on 10/18/2013
  • Glaucous Cracker, Hamadryas glauconome, photographed by John Rosford at the National Butterfly Center on 8/25/25 – Note: Park record
  • Tailed Cecropian, Historis acheronta, spotted at the National Butterfly Center on 8/23/2013
  • Many-banded Daggerwing, Marpesia petreus, spotted by Bob Harden at the National Butterfly Center on 8/21/2013
  • Guatemalan Cracker, Hamadryas guatemalena, spotted at the National Butterfly Center on 8/4/2013
  • Dingy Purplewing, Eunica monima, spotted at the National Butterfly Center on 8/4/2013
  • Many-banded Daggerwing, Marpesia petreus, spotted by Robin Zurovec at the National Butterfly Center on 7/17/2013
  • Ruddy Daggerwing, Marpesia petreus, spotted by Robin Zurovec at the National Butterfly Center on 7/17/2013
  • Two-barred Flasher, Astraptes fulgerator, spotted at the National Butterfly Center on 3/29/2013
  • Falcate Orangetip, Anthocharis midea, spotted at the National Butterfly Center on 3/12/2013
Zebra-striped Hairstreak, Panthiades bathildis, first seen by Jaime Villarreal at the National Butterfly Center on 12/15/12.
Pearly-gray Hairstreak, Strephonota tephraeus, first seen by Mike Rickard at the National Butterfly Center on 12/14/12.
Curve-winged Metalmark, Emesis emesia, photographed at the National Butterfly Center by Mike Rickard, 12/14/12.
Pavon Emperor, Doxocopa pavon, photographed at the National Butterfly Center by Mike Rickard, 12/2/12.
Rusty-tipped Page, Siproeta epaphus, photographed at the National Butterfly Center by Dave Hansen, 11/30/12.
Silver Emperor, Doxocopa laure, photographed at the National Butterfly Center by Linda Cooper, 11/21/12.
Blue-eyed Sailor, Dynamine dyonis, photographed at the National Butterfly Center by Linda Cooper, 11/12/12.
Isabella's' Heliconian, Eueides isabella, photographed at the National Butterfly Center by Linda Cooper, 11/11/12.
Guatemalan Cracker, Hamadryas guatemalena, photographed at the National Butterfly Center by Bill Supulski and Dorothy Lamolinara, 10/10/12.
Mourning Cloak, Nymphalis antiopa, photographed at the National Butterfly Center by Bill Supulski and Dorothy Lamolinara, 10/4/12.
Malachite, Siproeta stelenes, photogrphed at the National Butterfly Center by Tom Harden, 9/18/12.
Orion Cecropion, Historis odius, photographed at the National Butterfly Center by Bill Supulski and Dorothy Lamolinara, 9/09/12.

Posted 9/11/12
BUTTERFLY:
Orion Cecropian, Historis Odius

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