Butterfly sighting

Jul 29 2018

Cynthia Bridge

Location: Emmons Creek Barrens SNA
Portage County

Most butterflies were found in the NE corner of the barrens off of Emmons Creek Rd. The count of Karner Melissa Blues is conservative. There were likely more. All butterflies in the barrens other than the Red-spotted Purples which were on Emmons Creek Rd.

Eastern Tailed-Blue

Eastern Tailed-Blue

Coral Hairstreak

Coral Hairstreak

Common Wood-Nymph

Common Wood-Nymph

'Karner' Melissa Blue

'Karner' Melissa Blue

Viceroy

Viceroy

'Karner' Melissa Blue

'Karner' Melissa Blue

Common Buckeye

Common Buckeye

American Copper

American Copper