Sighting for September 5, 2018

Beth Polvino

my yard NABA #1151 & Monarch Waystation #8318
Cape May County, NJ

All cats continue ~ Monarch, Black Swallowtail, Spicebush Swallowtail, Brazilian Skipper and Question Mark. I have more eggs of each kind on there respective host plants. Sachems continue to explode in numbers.

[Beth provides us with excellent photos of Question mark activity! -jm]

  • Black Swallowtail 7
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 0
  • Cabbage White 6
  • Gray Hairstreak 2
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 1
  • American Snout 1
  • Question Mark 2
  • Common Buckeye 8
  • Red-spotted Purple 1
  • Monarch 8
  • Common Sootywing 1
  • Brazilian Skipper 1
  • Least Skipper 1
  • Sachem 33

American Snout eggs

snout

Question Mark cats

Question Mark ovipositing

Brazilian Skipper