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Texas Butterflies

NABA (North American Butterfly Association) had their conference in Mission, Tx the end of October, that I attended along with 200 others(22 of us from Massachusetts), and here are some pictures from field trips, and the conference.
The pictures are in taxonomic order.
NABA Convention Candids
:: NABA Convention Candids ::
Pipevine Swallowtail - Battus philenor
Pipevine Swallowtail - Battus philenor
Giant Swallowtail - Papilio cresphontes
Giant Swallowtail - Papilio cresphontes
Giant Swallowtail - Papilio cresphontes
Giant Swallowtail - Papilio cresphontes
Large Orange Sulphur - Phoebis agarithe
Large Orange Sulphur - Phoebis agarithe
Large Orange Sulphur (Phoebis agarithe) on turk's cap
Large Orange Sulphur (Phoebis agarithe) on turk's cap
Lyside Sulphur - Kricogonia lyside
Lyside Sulphur - Kricogonia lyside
Southern Dogface - Zerene cesonia
Southern Dogface - Zerene cesonia
Southern Dogface - Zerene cesonia
Southern Dogface - Zerene cesonia
Little Yellow - Pyrisitia lisa
Little Yellow - Pyrisitia lisa
Mimosa Yellow - Pyrisitia nise
Mimosa Yellow - Pyrisitia nise
Mimosa Yellow - Pyrisitia nise
Mimosa Yellow - Pyrisitia nise
Silver-banded Hairstreak (Chlorostrymon simaethis) on balloon vine
Silver-banded Hairstreak (Chlorostrymon simaethis) on balloon vine
Gray Hairstreak - Strymon melinus
Gray Hairstreak - Strymon melinus
Lantana Scrub-Hairstreak (Strymon bazochii) on lantana
Lantana Scrub-Hairstreak (Strymon bazochii) on lantana
Lantana Scrub-Hairstreak (Strymon bazochii) on lantana
Lantana Scrub-Hairstreak (Strymon bazochii) on lantana
Lantana Scrub-Hairstreak - Strymon bazochii
Lantana Scrub-Hairstreak - Strymon bazochii
Mallow Scrub-Hairstreak - Strymon istapa
Mallow Scrub-Hairstreak - Strymon istapa
Dusky-blue Groundstreak - Calycopis isobeon
Dusky-blue Groundstreak - Calycopis isobeon
Clytie Ministreak - Ministrymon clytie
Clytie Ministreak - Ministrymon clytie
Western Pygmy-Blue - Brephidium exile
Western Pygmy-Blue - Brephidium exile
Western Pygmy-Blue - Brephidium exile
Western Pygmy-Blue - Brephidium exile
Western Pygmy-Blue - Brephidium exile
Western Pygmy-Blue - Brephidium exile
Ceraunus Blue - Hemiargus ceraunus
Ceraunus Blue - Hemiargus ceraunus
Ceraunus Blue - Hemiargus ceraunus
Ceraunus Blue - Hemiargus ceraunus
Ceraunus Blue - Hemiargus ceraunus
Ceraunus Blue - Hemiargus ceraunus
Fatal Metalmark - Calephelis nemesis
Fatal Metalmark - Calephelis nemesis
Fatal Metalmark - Calephelis nemesis
Fatal Metalmark - Calephelis nemesis
Fatal Metalmark - Calephelis nemesis
Fatal Metalmark - Calephelis nemesis
Rounded Metalmark - Calephelis perditalis
Rounded Metalmark - Calephelis perditalis
Rounded Metalmark - Calephelis perditalis
Rounded Metalmark - Calephelis perditalis
Red-bordered Metalmark - Caria ino
Red-bordered Metalmark - Caria ino
Red-bordered Metalmark - Caria ino
Red-bordered Metalmark - Caria ino
Red-bordered Metalmark - Caria ino
Red-bordered Metalmark - Caria ino
Red-bordered Pixie - Melanis pixe
Red-bordered Pixie - Melanis pixe
Red-bordered Pixie - Melanis pixe)
Red-bordered Pixie - Melanis pixe)
Red-bordered Pixie - Melanis pixe
Red-bordered Pixie - Melanis pixe
American Snout - Libytheana carinenta
American Snout - Libytheana carinenta
Theona Checkerspot - Chlosyne theona
Theona Checkerspot - Chlosyne theona
Theona Checkerspot - Chlosyne theona
Theona Checkerspot - Chlosyne theona
Bordered Patch - Chlosyne lacinia
Bordered Patch - Chlosyne lacinia
Bordered Patch - Chlosyne lacinia
Bordered Patch - Chlosyne lacinia
Crimson Patch - Chlosyne janais
Crimson Patch - Chlosyne janais
Crimson Patch - Chlosyne janais
Crimson Patch - Chlosyne janais
Elada Checkerspot - Microtia elada
Elada Checkerspot - Microtia elada
Elada Checkerspot - Microtia elada
Elada Checkerspot - Microtia elada
Texan Crescent - Anthanassa texana
Texan Crescent - Anthanassa texana
Texan Crescent - Anthanassa texana
Texan Crescent - Anthanassa texana
Pale-banded Crescent - Anthanassa tulcis
Pale-banded Crescent - Anthanassa tulcis
Pale-banded Crescent - Anthanassa tulcis
Pale-banded Crescent - Anthanassa tulcis
Phaon Crescent - Phyciodes phaon
Phaon Crescent - Phyciodes phaon
Painted Lady - Vanessa cardui
Painted Lady - Vanessa cardui
White Peacock - Anartia jatrophae
White Peacock - Anartia jatrophae
White Peacock - Anartia jatrophae
White Peacock - Anartia jatrophae
White Peacock - Anartia jatrophae
White Peacock - Anartia jatrophae
Banded Peacock - Anartia fatima
Banded Peacock - Anartia fatima
Common Mestra - Mestra amymone
Common Mestra - Mestra amymone
Common Mestra - Mestra amymone
Common Mestra - Mestra amymone
Red Rim - Biblis hyperia
Red Rim - Biblis hyperia
Red Rim - Biblis hyperia
Red Rim - Biblis hyperia
Red Rim - Biblis hyperia
Red Rim - Biblis hyperia
Tropical Leafwing - Anaea aidea
Tropical Leafwing - Anaea aidea
Tropical Leafwing - Anaea aidea
Tropical Leafwing - Anaea aidea
Hackberry Emperor - Asterocampa celtis
Hackberry Emperor - Asterocampa celtis
Empress Leilia - Asterocampa leilia
Empress Leilia - Asterocampa leilia
Empress Leilia - Asterocampa leilia
Empress Leilia - Asterocampa leilia
Tawny Emperor - Asterocampa clyton
Tawny Emperor - Asterocampa clyton
Tawny Emperor - Asterocampa clyton
Tawny Emperor - Asterocampa clyton
Silver Emperor - Doxocopa laure
Silver Emperor - Doxocopa laure
Gemmed Satyr - Cyllopsis gemma
Gemmed Satyr - Cyllopsis gemma
Hermes Satyr - Hermeuptychia hermes
Hermes Satyr - Hermeuptychia hermes
Queens - Danaus gilippus
Queens - Danaus gilippus
Queen (male) - Danaus gilippus
Queen (male) - Danaus gilippus
Queen chrysalis - Danaus gilippus
Queen chrysalis - Danaus gilippus
Soldier - Danaus eresimus
Soldier - Danaus eresimus
Soldier - Danaus eresimus
Soldier - Danaus eresimus
Guava Skipper - Phocides palemon
Guava Skipper - Phocides palemon
Guava Skipper - Phocides palemon
Guava Skipper - Phocides palemon
Guava Skipper - Phocides palemon
Guava Skipper - Phocides palemon
White-striped Longtail - Chioides albofasciatus
White-striped Longtail - Chioides albofasciatus
Tailed Aguna - Aguna metophis
Tailed Aguna - Aguna metophis
Tailed Aguna - Aguna metophis
Tailed Aguna - Aguna metophis
Dorantes Longtail - Urbanus dorantes
Dorantes Longtail - Urbanus dorantes
Brown Longtail - Urbanus procne
Brown Longtail - Urbanus procne
Brown Longtail - Urbanus procne
Brown Longtail - Urbanus procne
Brown Longtail - Urbanus procne
Brown Longtail - Urbanus procne
Coyote Cloudywing - Achalarus toxeus
Coyote Cloudywing - Achalarus toxeus
Coyote Cloudywing - Achalarus toxeus
Coyote Cloudywing - Achalarus toxeus
Fritzgaertner's Flat - Celaenorrhinus fritzgaertneri
Fritzgaertner's Flat - Celaenorrhinus fritzgaertneri
Mimosa Skipper - Cogia calchas
Mimosa Skipper - Cogia calchas
Glazed Pellicia - Pellicia arina
Glazed Pellicia - Pellicia arina
Glazed Pellicia - Pellicia arina
Glazed Pellicia - Pellicia arina
Mazans Scallopwing - Staphylus mazans (female)
Mazans Scallopwing - Staphylus mazans (female)
Sickle-winged Skipper - Eantis tamenund (female)
Sickle-winged Skipper - Eantis tamenund (female)
Brown-banded Skipper - Timochares ruptifasciata
Brown-banded Skipper - Timochares ruptifasciata
Brown-banded Skipper - Timochares ruptifasciata
Brown-banded Skipper - Timochares ruptifasciata
White-patched Skipper - Chiomara georgina
White-patched Skipper - Chiomara georgina
Mournful Duskywing - Erynnis tristis
Mournful Duskywing - Erynnis tristis
Mournful Duskywing - Erynnis tristis
Mournful Duskywing - Erynnis tristis
Funereal Duskywing - Erynnis funeralis
Funereal Duskywing - Erynnis funeralis
Funereal Duskywing - Erynnis funeralis
Funereal Duskywing - Erynnis funeralis
White Checkered-Skipper - Pyrgus albescens
White Checkered-Skipper - Pyrgus albescens
White Checkered-Skipper - Pyrgus albescens
White Checkered-Skipper - Pyrgus albescens
Tropical Checkered-Skipper - Pyrgus oileus
Tropical Checkered-Skipper - Pyrgus oileus
Desert Checkered-Skipper - Pyrgus philetas
Desert Checkered-Skipper - Pyrgus philetas
Laviana White-Skipper - Heliopetes laviana (male)
Laviana White-Skipper - Heliopetes laviana (male)
Laviana White-Skipper - Heliopetes laviana
Laviana White-Skipper - Heliopetes laviana
Turk's-Cap White-Skipper - Heliopetes macaira
Turk's-Cap White-Skipper - Heliopetes macaira
Turk's Cap White-Skipper - Heliopetes macaira (male)
Turk's Cap White-Skipper - Heliopetes macaira (male)
Julia's Skipper - Nastra julia
Julia's Skipper - Nastra julia
Clouded Skipper - Lerema accius
Clouded Skipper - Lerema accius
Clouded Skipper - Lerema accius (male)
Clouded Skipper - Lerema accius (male)
Clouded Skipper - Lerema accius (male)
Clouded Skipper - Lerema accius (male)
Southern Skipperling - Copaeodes minima
Southern Skipperling - Copaeodes minima
Fiery Skipper - Hylephila phyleus (female)
Fiery Skipper - Hylephila phyleus (female)
Fiery Skipper - Hylephila phyleus (male)
Fiery Skipper - Hylephila phyleus (male)
Southern Broken-Dash - Wallengrenia otho (male)
Southern Broken-Dash - Wallengrenia otho (male)
Sachem - Atalopedes campestris (male)
Sachem - Atalopedes campestris (male)
Sachem - Atalopedes campestris (female)
Sachem - Atalopedes campestris (female)
Sachem - Atalopedes campestris (female)
Sachem - Atalopedes campestris (female)
Common Mellana - Quasimellana eulogius
Common Mellana - Quasimellana eulogius
Celia's Roadside-Skipper - Amblyscirtes celia
Celia's Roadside-Skipper - Amblyscirtes celia
Eufala Skipper - Lerodea eufala
Eufala Skipper - Lerodea eufala
Brazilian Skipper - Calpodes ethlius
Brazilian Skipper - Calpodes ethlius
Ocola Skipper - Panoquina ocola
Ocola Skipper - Panoquina ocola
Ocola Skipper - Panoquina ocola
Ocola Skipper - Panoquina ocola
Purple-washed Skipper - Panoquina lucas
Purple-washed Skipper - Panoquina lucas
Violet-banded Skipper - Nyctelius nyctelius
Violet-banded Skipper - Nyctelius nyctelius
Violet-banded Skipper - Nyctelius nyctelius
Violet-banded Skipper - Nyctelius nyctelius
Sue with camera ready
Sue with camera ready
Kim (middle) the group leader
Kim (middle) the group leader
Ron, Steve, Barbara, and Joe looking for butterflies
Ron, Steve, Barbara, and Joe looking for butterflies
more of the group at Frontera Audubon
more of the group at Frontera Audubon