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Butterflies - 2012

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Arizona Giant-Skipper (Agathymus aryxna)
Arizona Giant-Skipper (Agathymus aryxna)
Common Mestra (Mestra amymone)
Common Mestra (Mestra amymone)
Mallow Scrub-Streak (Strymon istapa)
Mallow Scrub-Streak (Strymon istapa)
Pearl Crescent (Phyciodes t. tharos)
Pearl Crescent (Phyciodes t. tharos)
Ceraunus Blue (Hemiargus ceraunus)
Ceraunus Blue (Hemiargus ceraunus)
Mexican Fritillary (Euptoieta hegasia)
Mexican Fritillary (Euptoieta hegasia)
Common Mestra (Mestra amymone)
Common Mestra (Mestra amymone)
Mallow Scrub-Streak (Strymon istapa)
Mallow Scrub-Streak (Strymon istapa)
Tropical Buckeye (Junonia evarete nigrosuffusa)
Tropical Buckeye (Junonia evarete nigrosuffusa)
White-Patched Skipper (Chiomara g. georgina) - male
White-Patched Skipper (Chiomara g. georgina) - male
Mallow Scrub-Streak (Strymon istapa)
Mallow Scrub-Streak (Strymon istapa)
Great Purple Hairstreak (Atlides halesus) - female
Great Purple Hairstreak (Atlides halesus) - female
Mexican Pine White (Neophasia terlooii) - female
Mexican Pine White (Neophasia terlooii) - female
Mexican Pine White (Neophasia terlooii) - male
Mexican Pine White (Neophasia terlooii) - male
Violet-Clouded Skipper (Lerodea arabus)
Violet-Clouded Skipper (Lerodea arabus)
Pipevine Swallowtail (Battus philenor) - larva
Pipevine Swallowtail (Battus philenor) - larva
Mexican Metalmark (Apodemia mejicanus mejicanus)
Mexican Metalmark (Apodemia mejicanus mejicanus)
Erichson’s White-Skipper (Heliopyrgus domicella)
Erichson’s White-Skipper (Heliopyrgus domicella)
 Marine Blue (Leptotes marina) - coupled pair
Marine Blue (Leptotes marina) - coupled pair
Arizona Skipper (Codatractus arizonensis)
Arizona Skipper (Codatractus arizonensis)
Southern Dogface (Zerene cesonia) - larva
Southern Dogface (Zerene cesonia) - larva
Mallow Scrub-Streak (Strymon istapa)
Mallow Scrub-Streak (Strymon istapa)
Hammock Skipper (Polygonus leo)
Hammock Skipper (Polygonus leo)
Sleepy Orange (Abaeis nicippe) - ovum
Sleepy Orange (Abaeis nicippe) - ovum
Sleepy Orange (Abaeis nicippe) - larva
Sleepy Orange (Abaeis nicippe) - larva
Tropical Leafwing (Anaea aidea)
Tropical Leafwing (Anaea aidea)
Fiery Skipper (Hylephila phyleus) - ovum
Fiery Skipper (Hylephila phyleus) - ovum
California Patch trying to mate a Bordered Patch
California Patch trying to mate a Bordered Patch
Sleepy Orange (Abaeis nicippe) - pupa
Sleepy Orange (Abaeis nicippe) - pupa
Sleepy Orange (Abaeis nicippe) - just emerged
Sleepy Orange (Abaeis nicippe) - just emerged
Cloudless Sulphur (Phoebis sennae) - just emerged
Cloudless Sulphur (Phoebis sennae) - just emerged
Puddle Party
Puddle Party
Queen (Danaus gilippus) - pupa
Queen (Danaus gilippus) - pupa
Western Pygmy Blue (Brephidium exile)
Western Pygmy Blue (Brephidium exile)
Ceraunus Blue (Hemiargus ceraunus)
Ceraunus Blue (Hemiargus ceraunus)
Reakirt’s Blue (Echinargus isola)
Reakirt’s Blue (Echinargus isola)
 Fiery Skipper (Hylephila phyleus)
Fiery Skipper (Hylephila phyleus)
 Cloudless Sulphur (Phoebis sennae) - larva
Cloudless Sulphur (Phoebis sennae) - larva
Mexican Fritillary (Euptoieta hegasia)
Mexican Fritillary (Euptoieta hegasia)
Dorantes Longtail (Urbanus dorantes)
Dorantes Longtail (Urbanus dorantes)
Dorantes Longtail (Urbanus dorantes) - coupled pair
Dorantes Longtail (Urbanus dorantes) - coupled pair
Bordered Patch (Chlosyne lacinia) - SCROLL DOWN
Bordered Patch (Chlosyne lacinia) - SCROLL DOWN
Eufala Skipper (Lerodea eufala)
Eufala Skipper (Lerodea eufala)
Eufala Skipper (Lerodea eufala)
Eufala Skipper (Lerodea eufala)
Acacia Skipper (cogia hippalus)
Acacia Skipper (cogia hippalus)
Bordered Patch (Chlosyne lacinia) - larva
Bordered Patch (Chlosyne lacinia) - larva
 Southern Dogface (Zerene cesonia)
Southern Dogface (Zerene cesonia)
Dorantes Longtail (Urbanus dorantes)
Dorantes Longtail (Urbanus dorantes)
Puddle Party - limited mingling
Puddle Party - limited mingling
Gulf Fritillary (Agraulis vanillae) - larva
Gulf Fritillary (Agraulis vanillae) - larva
Passion Flower (Passiflora foetida) - Host plant for Gulf Fritillary
Passion Flower (Passiflora foetida) - Host plant for Gulf Fritillary
Red-Bordered Satyr (Gyrocheilus patrobas)
Red-Bordered Satyr (Gyrocheilus patrobas)
Mexican Yellow (Eurema mexicana)
Mexican Yellow (Eurema mexicana)
Palmer’s Metalmark (Apodemia palmeri)
Palmer’s Metalmark (Apodemia palmeri)
Gulf Fritillary (Agraulis vanillae) - coupled pair
Gulf Fritillary (Agraulis vanillae) - coupled pair
Painted Crescent (Phyciodes picta)
Painted Crescent (Phyciodes picta)
Painted Crescent (Phyciodes picta)
Painted Crescent (Phyciodes picta)
Elf (Microtia elva)
Elf (Microtia elva)
Dull Firetip (Apyrrothrix araxes)
Dull Firetip (Apyrrothrix araxes)
Siva Hairstreak (Callophrys gryneus siva)
Siva Hairstreak (Callophrys gryneus siva)
Leda Ministreak (Ministrymon leda)
Leda Ministreak (Ministrymon leda)
Elissa Roadside-Skipper (Amblyscirtes elissa)
Elissa Roadside-Skipper (Amblyscirtes elissa)
Fatal Metalmark (Calephelis nemesis)
Fatal Metalmark (Calephelis nemesis)
Slaty Roadside-Skipper (Amblyscirtes nereus)
Slaty Roadside-Skipper (Amblyscirtes nereus)
Nysa Roadside-Skipper (Amblyscirtes nysa)
Nysa Roadside-Skipper (Amblyscirtes nysa)
Toltec Roadside-Skipper (Amblyscirtes tolteca)
Toltec Roadside-Skipper (Amblyscirtes tolteca)
Queen (Danaus gilippus) - male
Queen (Danaus gilippus) - male
Queen (Danaus gilippus) - coupled pair
Queen (Danaus gilippus) - coupled pair
Mormon Metalmark (Apodemia mormo)
Mormon Metalmark (Apodemia mormo)
Black Swallowtail (Papilio polyxenes) - larva
Black Swallowtail (Papilio polyxenes) - larva
Dull Firetip (Apyrrothrix araxes)
Dull Firetip (Apyrrothrix araxes)
Dull Firetip (Apyrrothrix araxes)
Dull Firetip (Apyrrothrix araxes)
Many-Spotted Skipperling (Piruna aea)
Many-Spotted Skipperling (Piruna aea)
Sleepy Orange (Abaeis nicippe)
Sleepy Orange (Abaeis nicippe)
Tailed Orange (Pyristia proterpia)
Tailed Orange (Pyristia proterpia)
Many-Spotted Skipperling (Piruna aea)
Many-Spotted Skipperling (Piruna aea)
Tropical Buckeye (Junonia evarete)
Tropical Buckeye (Junonia evarete)
Sylvan Hairstreak (Satyrium sylvinus)
Sylvan Hairstreak (Satyrium sylvinus)
Bronze Copper (Lycaena hyllus)
Bronze Copper (Lycaena hyllus)
Bronze Copper (Lycaena hyllus) - male
Bronze Copper (Lycaena hyllus) - male
Bronze Copper (Lycaena hyllus) - female
Bronze Copper (Lycaena hyllus) - female
Pine White (Neophasia menapia) - female
Pine White (Neophasia menapia) - female
Blue Copper (Lycaena heteronea) - courting
Blue Copper (Lycaena heteronea) - courting
Behr's Hairsteak (Satyrium behrii)
Behr's Hairsteak (Satyrium behrii)
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Melissa Blue (Lycaeides melissa) - female
Melissa Blue (Lycaeides melissa) - female
Melissa Blue (Lycaeides melissa) - male
Melissa Blue (Lycaeides melissa) - male
Monarch (Danaus plexippus) - ova
Monarch (Danaus plexippus) - ova
Common Wood-Nymph (Cercyonis pegala)
Common Wood-Nymph (Cercyonis pegala)
Arachne Checkerspot (Polydryas arachne)
Arachne Checkerspot (Polydryas arachne)
Purplish Copper (Lycaena helloides)
Purplish Copper (Lycaena helloides)
Greenish Blue (Plebejus saepiolus)
Greenish Blue (Plebejus saepiolus)
Colorado Alpine (Erebia callias)
Colorado Alpine (Erebia callias)
Ruddy Copper (Lycaena rubidus sirius)
Ruddy Copper (Lycaena rubidus sirius)
American Lady (Vanessa virginiensis)
American Lady (Vanessa virginiensis)
Mourning Cloak (Nymphalis antiopa) - larva
Mourning Cloak (Nymphalis antiopa) - larva
Mead's Wood-Nymph (Cercyonis meadii)
Mead's Wood-Nymph (Cercyonis meadii)
Tailed Copper (Lycaena arota schellbachi)
Tailed Copper (Lycaena arota schellbachi)
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Anicia Checkerspot (Euphydryas anicia capella) - larva
Anicia Checkerspot (Euphydryas anicia capella) - larva
Clouded Sulphur (Colias philodice) - larva
Clouded Sulphur (Colias philodice) - larva
Western Branded Skipper (Hesperia colorado ochracea)
Western Branded Skipper (Hesperia colorado ochracea)
Colorado Hairstreak (Hypaurotis crysalus)
Colorado Hairstreak (Hypaurotis crysalus)
Purplish Copper (Lycaena helloides)
Purplish Copper (Lycaena helloides)
Melissa Blue (Plebejus melissa)
Melissa Blue (Plebejus melissa)
Western Branded Skipper (Hesperia colorado colorado)
Western Branded Skipper (Hesperia colorado colorado)
Mormon Fritillary (Speyeria mormonia)
Mormon Fritillary (Speyeria mormonia)
Snow’s Skipper (Paratrytone snowi)
Snow’s Skipper (Paratrytone snowi)
Weidemeyer’s Admiral (Limenitis weidemeyerii)
Weidemeyer’s Admiral (Limenitis weidemeyerii)
Small Wood-Nymph (Cercyonis oetus)
Small Wood-Nymph (Cercyonis oetus)
Two-tailed Swallowtail (Papilio multicaudata)
Two-tailed Swallowtail (Papilio multicaudata)
Pine White (Neophasia menapia)
Pine White (Neophasia menapia)
Painted Lady (Vanessa cardui)
Painted Lady (Vanessa cardui)
Mourning Cloak (Nymphalis antiopa)
Mourning Cloak (Nymphalis antiopa)
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Who lives here? - SCROLL DOWN
Red Satyr (Megisto rubicata)
Red Satyr (Megisto rubicata)
Red-spotted Purple (Limenitis arthemis)
Red-spotted Purple (Limenitis arthemis)
Red-spotted Purple (Limenitis arthemis) - larva
Red-spotted Purple (Limenitis arthemis) - larva
Golden Banded-Skipper (Autochton cellus)
Golden Banded-Skipper (Autochton cellus)
Two-tailed Swallowtail (Papilio multicaudata)
Two-tailed Swallowtail (Papilio multicaudata)
Two-tailed Swallowtail (Papilio multicaudata)
Two-tailed Swallowtail (Papilio multicaudata)
Satyr Comma (Polygonia satyrus) - larva
Satyr Comma (Polygonia satyrus) - larva
Dotted Roadside-Skipper (Amblyscirtes eos)
Dotted Roadside-Skipper (Amblyscirtes eos)
Taxiles Skipper (Poanes taxiles)
Taxiles Skipper (Poanes taxiles)
Orange-edged Roadside-Skipper (Amblyscirtes fimbriata)
Orange-edged Roadside-Skipper (Amblyscirtes fimbriata)
Azure
Azure
Clodius Parnassian (Parnassius clodius sol)
Clodius Parnassian (Parnassius clodius sol)
Lorquin's Admiral (Limenitis lorquini lorquini)
Lorquin's Admiral (Limenitis lorquini lorquini)
Zerene Fritillary (Speyeria zerene)
Zerene Fritillary (Speyeria zerene)
Cyneas Checkerspot (Chlosyne cyneas)
Cyneas Checkerspot (Chlosyne cyneas)
Red Satyr (Megistro rubricata)
Red Satyr (Megistro rubricata)
Nais Metalmark (Apodemia nais)
Nais Metalmark (Apodemia nais)
Nais Metalmark (Apodemia nais)
Nais Metalmark (Apodemia nais)
Riding’s Satyr (Neominois ridingsii)
Riding’s Satyr (Neominois ridingsii)
Viereck’s Skipper (Atrytonopsis vierecki)
Viereck’s Skipper (Atrytonopsis vierecki)
Viereck’s Skipper (Atrytonopsis vierecki)
Viereck’s Skipper (Atrytonopsis vierecki)
Viereck’s Skipper (Atrytonopsis vierecki) - ovum
Viereck’s Skipper (Atrytonopsis vierecki) - ovum
Margined White (Pieris marginalis)
Margined White (Pieris marginalis)
Common Ringlet (Coenonympha tulia)
Common Ringlet (Coenonympha tulia)
Zephyr Anglewing (Polygonnia gracilis zephyrus)
Zephyr Anglewing (Polygonnia gracilis zephyrus)
Thicket Hairstreak (Callophrys spinetorum)
Thicket Hairstreak (Callophrys spinetorum)
Western Tiger Swallowtail (Papilio rutulus)
Western Tiger Swallowtail (Papilio rutulus)
Mexican Cloudywing (Thorybes mexicana)
Mexican Cloudywing (Thorybes mexicana)
Western Tailed-Blue (Cupido amyntula)
Western Tailed-Blue (Cupido amyntula)
Silvery Blue (Glaucopsyche lygdamus)
Silvery Blue (Glaucopsyche lygdamus)
Mountain Checkered-Skipper (Pyrgus xanthus)
Mountain Checkered-Skipper (Pyrgus xanthus)
Morrison’s Skipper (Stinga morrisoni)
Morrison’s Skipper (Stinga morrisoni)
Northern Cloudywing (Thorybes pylades)
Northern Cloudywing (Thorybes pylades)
Western Pine Elfin (Callophrys eryphon)
Western Pine Elfin (Callophrys eryphon)
Mylitta Crescent (Phyciodes mylitta) - coupled pair
Mylitta Crescent (Phyciodes mylitta) - coupled pair
Orange-Headed Roadside-Skipper (Amblyscirtes phylace)
Orange-Headed Roadside-Skipper (Amblyscirtes phylace)
Rhesus Skipper (Polites rhesus)
Rhesus Skipper (Polites rhesus)
Rhesus Skipper (Polites rhesus)
Rhesus Skipper (Polites rhesus)
Field Crescent (Phyciodes pulchella)
Field Crescent (Phyciodes pulchella)
Fulvia Checkerspot (Chlosyne fulvia)
Fulvia Checkerspot (Chlosyne fulvia)
Common Sootywing (Pholisora catullus)
Common Sootywing (Pholisora catullus)
Juniper Hairstreak (Callophrys gryneus siva)
Juniper Hairstreak (Callophrys gryneus siva)
Dotted Roadside-Skipper (Amblyscirtes eos)
Dotted Roadside-Skipper (Amblyscirtes eos)
Theona Checkerspot (Chlosyne theona)
Theona Checkerspot (Chlosyne theona)
Pahaska Skipper (Hesperia pahaska)
Pahaska Skipper (Hesperia pahaska)
Desert Cloudywing (Achalarus casica)
Desert Cloudywing (Achalarus casica)
Common Streaky Skipper (Celotes nessus)
Common Streaky Skipper (Celotes nessus)
White-striped Longtail (Chiodes albofasciatus)
White-striped Longtail (Chiodes albofasciatus)
Desert Black Swallowtail (Papilio polyxenes coloro)
Desert Black Swallowtail (Papilio polyxenes coloro)
Desert Black Swallowtail (Papilio polyxenes coloro)
Desert Black Swallowtail (Papilio polyxenes coloro)
Variegated Fritillary (Euptoieta claudia) - coupled pair
Variegated Fritillary (Euptoieta claudia) - coupled pair
Violet-Clouded Skipper (Lerodea arabus)
Violet-Clouded Skipper (Lerodea arabus)
Pipevine Swallowtail (Battus philenor) - ova
Pipevine Swallowtail (Battus philenor) - ova
Arizona Hairstreak (Erora quadrena)
Arizona Hairstreak (Erora quadrena)
Short-tailed Skipper (Zestusa dorus)
Short-tailed Skipper (Zestusa dorus)
Zela Metalmark (Emesis zela)
Zela Metalmark (Emesis zela)
Arizona Hairstreak (Erora quadrena)
Arizona Hairstreak (Erora quadrena)
Silver-spotted Skipper (Epargyreus clarus)
Silver-spotted Skipper (Epargyreus clarus)
Mylitta Crescent (Phyciodes mylitta) - aberrant
Mylitta Crescent (Phyciodes mylitta) - aberrant
Orange Skipperling (Copaeodes aurantiaca)
Orange Skipperling (Copaeodes aurantiaca)
Bernadino Blue (Euphilotes bernardino martini)
Bernadino Blue (Euphilotes bernardino martini)
Bernadino Blue (Euphilotes bernardino martini) - female
Bernadino Blue (Euphilotes bernardino martini) - female
Spring White (Pontia sisymbri transversa)
Spring White (Pontia sisymbri transversa)
Common Streaky Skipper (Celotes nessus)
Common Streaky Skipper (Celotes nessus)
Arizona Powdered-Skipper (Systasea zampa)
Arizona Powdered-Skipper (Systasea zampa)
White/Common Checkered-Skipper (Pyrgus communis/albescens) - coupled pair
White/Common Checkered-Skipper (Pyrgus communis/albescens) - coupled pair
White/Common Checkered-Skipper (Pyrgus communis/albescens)
White/Common Checkered-Skipper (Pyrgus communis/albescens)
Yucca Giant Skipper (Megathymus yuccae navajo)
Yucca Giant Skipper (Megathymus yuccae navajo)
Sagebrush Checkerspot (Chlosyne acastus)
Sagebrush Checkerspot (Chlosyne acastus)
Sleepy Duskywing (Erynnis brizo)
Sleepy Duskywing (Erynnis brizo)
Mylitta Crescent (Phyciodes mylitta)
Mylitta Crescent (Phyciodes mylitta)
Wright’s Metalmark (Calephelis wrighti)
Wright’s Metalmark (Calephelis wrighti)
Mourning Cloak (Nymphalis antiopa) - oviposting SCROLL DOWN
Mourning Cloak (Nymphalis antiopa) - oviposting SCROLL DOWN
Chalcedon Checkerspot (Euphydryas chalcedona klotsi)
Chalcedon Checkerspot (Euphydryas chalcedona klotsi)
Sagebrush Checkerspot (Chlosyne acastus)
Sagebrush Checkerspot (Chlosyne acastus)
Pima Orangetip (Anthocharis cethura pima)
Pima Orangetip (Anthocharis cethura pima)
Yucca Giant Skipper (Megathymus yuccae navajo) - tent
Yucca Giant Skipper (Megathymus yuccae navajo) - tent
West Coast Lady (Vanessa annabella)
West Coast Lady (Vanessa annabella)