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Florida Butterflies

I recently spent a week in southern Florida and the Keys looking for and photographing as many of the wonderful butterflies that were there. It was so much fun traveling around Florida and seeing these beautiful creatures. Hope you enjoy them as much as I do.
Palamedes Swallowtail - Papilio palamedes
Palamedes Swallowtail - Papilio palamedes
White Peacock - Anartia jatrophae
White Peacock - Anartia jatrophae
Hammock Skipper - Polygonus leo
Hammock Skipper - Polygonus leo
Hammock Skipper - Polygonus leo
Hammock Skipper - Polygonus leo
Long-tailed Skipper - Urbanus proteus
Long-tailed Skipper - Urbanus proteus
Long-tailed Skipper - Urbanus proteus
Long-tailed Skipper - Urbanus proteus
Polydamas Swallowtail - Battus polydamas
Polydamas Swallowtail - Battus polydamas
Atala - Eumaeus atala
Atala - Eumaeus atala
Mangrove Buckeye - Junonia evarete
Mangrove Buckeye - Junonia evarete
Mangrove Buckeye - Junonia evarete
Mangrove Buckeye - Junonia evarete
Zebra Heliconian - Heliconius charitonius
Zebra Heliconian - Heliconius charitonius
Zebra Heliconian - Heliconius charitonius
Zebra Heliconian - Heliconius charitonius
Great Southern White - Ascia monuste
Great Southern White - Ascia monuste
female Great Southern White - Ascia monuste
female Great Southern White - Ascia monuste
male Great Southern White - Ascia monuste
male Great Southern White - Ascia monuste
Nickerbean Blue - Cyclargus ammon & Bartram's Scrub Hairstreak - Strymon acis
Nickerbean Blue - Cyclargus ammon & Bartram's Scrub Hairstreak - Strymon acis
Bartram's Scrub Hairstreak - Strymon acis
Bartram's Scrub Hairstreak - Strymon acis
Silver-banded Hairstreak - Chlorostrymon simaethis
Silver-banded Hairstreak - Chlorostrymon simaethis
Silver-banded Hairstreak - Chlorostrymon simaethis
Silver-banded Hairstreak - Chlorostrymon simaethis
Soldier - Danaus eresimus
Soldier - Danaus eresimus
Soldier - Danaus eresimus
Soldier - Danaus eresimus
Julia Heliconian - Dryas iulia (female)
Julia Heliconian - Dryas iulia (female)
Julia - Dryas iulia
Julia - Dryas iulia
male Julia Heliconian - Dryas iulia
male Julia Heliconian - Dryas iulia
Malachite - Siproeta stelenes
Malachite - Siproeta stelenes
Malachite - Siproeta stelenes
Malachite - Siproeta stelenes
Ruddy Daggerwing - Marpesia petreus
Ruddy Daggerwing - Marpesia petreus
Ruddy Daggerwing - Marpesia petreus
Ruddy Daggerwing - Marpesia petreus
Mangrove Skipper - Phocides pigmalion
Mangrove Skipper - Phocides pigmalion
Mangrove Skipper - Phocides pigmalion
Mangrove Skipper - Phocides pigmalion
Mangrove Skipper - Phocides pigmalion
Mangrove Skipper - Phocides pigmalion
Cassius Blue - Leptotes cassius
Cassius Blue - Leptotes cassius
Nickerbean Blues mating - Cyclargus ammon
Nickerbean Blues mating - Cyclargus ammon
Gulf Fritillary - Agraulis vanillae
Gulf Fritillary - Agraulis vanillae
Gulf Fritillary - Agraulis vanillae
Gulf Fritillary - Agraulis vanillae
Dorante's Longtail - Urbanus dorantes
Dorante's Longtail - Urbanus dorantes
Queen - Danaus gilippus
Queen - Danaus gilippus
Queen - Danaus gilippus
Queen - Danaus gilippus
female Dina Yellow - Pyrisitia dina
female Dina Yellow - Pyrisitia dina
male Dina Yellow - Pyrisitia dina, blending in
male Dina Yellow - Pyrisitia dina, blending in
Large Orange Sulphur - Phoebis agarithe
Large Orange Sulphur - Phoebis agarithe
Large Orange Sulphur - Phoebis agarithe
Large Orange Sulphur - Phoebis agarithe
Tropical Checkered Skipper - Pyrgus oileus
Tropical Checkered Skipper - Pyrgus oileus
Miami Blue - Cyclargus thomasi
Miami Blue - Cyclargus thomasi
male Miami Blue - Cyclargus thomasi
male Miami Blue - Cyclargus thomasi
Florida Leafwing - Anaea floridalis
Florida Leafwing - Anaea floridalis
Florida Leafwing - Anaea floridalis
Florida Leafwing - Anaea floridalis
Monk Skipper - Asbolis capucinus
Monk Skipper - Asbolis capucinus
Monk Skipper - Asbolis capucinus
Monk Skipper - Asbolis capucinus
female Florida Duskywing - Ephyriades brunneus
female Florida Duskywing - Ephyriades brunneus
male Florida Duskywing - Ephyriades brunneus
male Florida Duskywing - Ephyriades brunneus
male Southern Broken Dash - Wallengrenia otho
male Southern Broken Dash - Wallengrenia otho
female Southern Broken Dash - Wallengrenia otho
female Southern Broken Dash - Wallengrenia otho
Southern Broken Dash - Wallengrenia otho
Southern Broken Dash - Wallengrenia otho
Zarucco Duskywing - Erynnis zarucco
Zarucco Duskywing - Erynnis zarucco
Giant Swallowtail - Papilio cresphontes
Giant Swallowtail - Papilio cresphontes
Giant Swallowtail - Papilio cresphontes
Giant Swallowtail - Papilio cresphontes
Fulvous Hairstreak - Electrostrymon angelia
Fulvous Hairstreak - Electrostrymon angelia
Orange-barred Sulphur - Phoebis philea
Orange-barred Sulphur - Phoebis philea
Sachem - Atalopedes campestris
Sachem - Atalopedes campestris
Georgia Satyr - Neonympha areolata
Georgia Satyr - Neonympha areolata
Georgia Satyr - Neonympha areolata
Georgia Satyr - Neonympha areolata
Barred Yellow - Eurema daira
Barred Yellow - Eurema daira
Barred Yellow - Eurema daira
Barred Yellow - Eurema daira
Little Metalmark - Calephelis virginiensis
Little Metalmark - Calephelis virginiensis
Carolina Satyr - Hermeuptychia sosybius
Carolina Satyr - Hermeuptychia sosybius
Palmetto Skipper - Euphyes arpa
Palmetto Skipper - Euphyes arpa
Palmetto Skipper - Euphyes arpa
Palmetto Skipper - Euphyes arpa
Phaon Crescent - Phyciodes phaon
Phaon Crescent - Phyciodes phaon
Southern Skipperling - Copaeodes minima
Southern Skipperling - Copaeodes minima
Southern Skipperling - Copaeodes minimus
Southern Skipperling - Copaeodes minimus
Red-banded Hairstreak - Calycopis cecrops
Red-banded Hairstreak - Calycopis cecrops
Zebra Swallowtail - Eurytides marcellus
Zebra Swallowtail - Eurytides marcellus
Zebra Swallowtail - Eurytides marcellus
Zebra Swallowtail - Eurytides marcellus
Florida White - Appias drusilla
Florida White - Appias drusilla
Least Skipper - Ancyloxypha numitor
Least Skipper - Ancyloxypha numitor
Aaron's Skipper - Poanes aaroni
Aaron's Skipper - Poanes aaroni
mating Whirlabouts - Polites vibex
mating Whirlabouts - Polites vibex
male Whirlabout - Polites vibex
male Whirlabout - Polites vibex
Swarthy Skipper - Nastra lherminier
Swarthy Skipper - Nastra lherminier
Little Yellow -  Eurema lisa
Little Yellow - Eurema lisa
Gray Hairstreak - Strymon melinus
Gray Hairstreak - Strymon melinus
Ceraunus Blue - Hemiargus ceraunus
Ceraunus Blue - Hemiargus ceraunus
male Ceraunus Blue - Hemiargus ceraunus
male Ceraunus Blue - Hemiargus ceraunus
Three-spotted Skipper - Cymaenes tripunctus
Three-spotted Skipper - Cymaenes tripunctus
female Baracoa Skipper - Polites baracoa
female Baracoa Skipper - Polites baracoa
male Baracoa Skipper - Polites baracoa
male Baracoa Skipper - Polites baracoa
Baracoa Skipper - Polites baracoa
Baracoa Skipper - Polites baracoa
Mallow Scrub Hairstreak - Strymon istapa
Mallow Scrub Hairstreak - Strymon istapa
Mallow Scrub Hairstreak - Strymon istapa
Mallow Scrub Hairstreak - Strymon istapa
Martial Scrub Hairstreak - Strymon martialis
Martial Scrub Hairstreak - Strymon martialis
Eastern Pygmy Blue - Brephidium isophthalma
Eastern Pygmy Blue - Brephidium isophthalma
Obscure Skipper - Panoquina panoquinoides
Obscure Skipper - Panoquina panoquinoides
Obscure Skipper - Panoquina panoquinoides
Obscure Skipper - Panoquina panoquinoides
male Fiery Skipper - Hylephila phyleus
male Fiery Skipper - Hylephila phyleus
female Fiery Skipper - Hylephila phyleus
female Fiery Skipper - Hylephila phyleus
Fiery Skipper - Hylephila phyleus
Fiery Skipper - Hylephila phyleus
Cloudless Sulphur - Phoebis sennae
Cloudless Sulphur - Phoebis sennae
Neamathla Skipper - Nastra neamathla
Neamathla Skipper - Nastra neamathla
Neamathla Skipper - Nastra neamathla
Neamathla Skipper - Nastra neamathla
8105 -- Bella Moth -- Utetheisa ornatrix bella
8105 -- Bella Moth -- Utetheisa ornatrix bella
5069 -- Coffee-loving Pyrausta Moth -- Pyrausta tyralis
5069 -- Coffee-loving Pyrausta Moth -- Pyrausta tyralis
Phaon Crescent - Phyciodes phaon
Phaon Crescent - Phyciodes phaon
9229 - Cherry Dagger Moth - Acronicta hasta
9229 - Cherry Dagger Moth - Acronicta hasta
7746 - Io Moth - Automeris io
7746 - Io Moth - Automeris io
Gulf Fritillary - Agraulis vanillae
Gulf Fritillary - Agraulis vanillae
Cloudless Sulphur - Phoebis sennae
Cloudless Sulphur - Phoebis sennae
Ruddy Daggerwing - Marpesia petreus
Ruddy Daggerwing - Marpesia petreus
Least Skipper - Ancyloxypha numitor
Least Skipper - Ancyloxypha numitor
Palamedes Swallowtail - Papilio palamedes
Palamedes Swallowtail - Papilio palamedes
Palamedes Swallowtail - Papilio palamedes
Palamedes Swallowtail - Papilio palamedes
Twin-spot Skippers - Oligoria maculata
Twin-spot Skippers - Oligoria maculata
Palamedes Swallowtail - Papilio palamedes
Palamedes Swallowtail - Papilio palamedes
Monk Skipper - Asbolis capucinus
Monk Skipper - Asbolis capucinus
Monk Skipper - Asbolis capucinus
Monk Skipper - Asbolis capucinus
Northern Cloudywing - Thorybes pylades
Northern Cloudywing - Thorybes pylades
Silver-spotted Skipper - Epargyreus clarus (on Blue-flag Iris)
Silver-spotted Skipper - Epargyreus clarus (on Blue-flag Iris)
Palamedes Swallowtail - Papilio palamedes
Palamedes Swallowtail - Papilio palamedes
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail - Papilio glaucus
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail - Papilio glaucus
Red-banded Hairstreak - Calycopis cecrops
Red-banded Hairstreak - Calycopis cecrops
Zebra Swallowtail - Eurytides marcellus
Zebra Swallowtail - Eurytides marcellus