Thursday, October 13, 2011

Flutterbies



~Sachem~
Larval Host Plants: various grasses including Bermuda Grass and Crabgrass
~Tropical Checkered-Skipper~
Larval Host: Various mallow family plants
~White Peacock~
Larval Host Plant: Frogfruit and Water Hyssop
~Phaon Crescent~
Larval Host Plant: Frogfruit
~Cassius Blue~
Larval Host Plants: Numerous plants including Wild Tamarind, Leadwort, and Wild Plumbago

12 comments:

threecollie said...

Very nice! I love the little white tropical skipper.

Dani said...

ThreeC, me too! Never seen it before until yesterday.

Big Shamu said...

Wow, can't wait until you get a long trip through this park. Great shots Dani.

Dani said...

Yeah, yesterday was rushed. John took the day off to take me to the doc. and when we were done, we had maybe 40 min. before we had to pick Elizabeth up from school.

froggy said...

Had to go look up this frogfruit! Loves the name :-)

MakingSpace said...

So beautiful...

Dani said...

Froggy, of course! ;0

MS, I'm gonna have to go there again soon. Didn't have nearly enough time yesterday.

Terry and Linda said...

Happy Birthday, Dani!!!! I love all of your photos...the chickens, the 'walk' and the flutterbys!

Linda
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Floridacracker said...

The flutterbies love Bidens!
I am not crazy about the seeds though!

Darla said...

Great captures Dani!

Granny Annie said...

I am amazed at the variety of butterflies you were able to photograph and document. Once again you are my nature star!

SECRET PEPPER PERSON: said...

I used to have tons of skippers years ago. Where are they? What are their host plants?