Butterfly sighting

Aug 8 2017

Darleen Horman

Location: Our yard in Allenton
Washington County

So many pollinators were out today. Saw at least 3 clearwing moths plus dozens of bumble bees, flower flies, wasps. Found a monarch caterpillar hanging from the milk house roof, went to check on it about an hour later and it was already a chrysalis. Saw an American dagger caterpillar and a huge cecropia caterpillar on Box Elder. Also saw a robber fly sp.

Pearl Crescent

Pearl Crescent

Monarch

Monarch

Common Buckeye

Common Buckeye

Silver-spotted Skipper

Silver-spotted Skipper

'Summer' Spring Azure

'Summer' Spring Azure

Asilus sericeus

Asilus sericeus

Cecropia Moth caterpillar

Cecropia Moth caterpillar

Monarch chrysalis

Monarch chrysalis

Monarch caterpillar

Monarch caterpillar