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Butterfly List 2016

A list of butterfly species and their numbers as reported to Manitobanaturetalk during 2016.

 

Old World Swallowtail 3
Black Swallowtail 72
Canadian Tiger Swallowtail 373
Clouded Sulphur 652
Orange Sulphur 347
Giant Sulphur 4
Pink-edged Sulphur 79
Large Marble 30
Mustard White 33
Cabbage White "1000s"
Checkered White 7
Western White 2
Harvester 28
Bronze Copper 3
Dorcas Copper 41
Acadian Hairstreak 6
Coral Hairstreak 7
Edward's Hairstreak 8
Banded Hairstreak 9
Striped Hairstreak 18
Brown Elfin 15
Hoary Elfin 117
Henry's Elfin 2
Eastern Pine Elfin 14
Eastern Tailed Blue 3
Western Tailed Blue 137
Spring Azure 162
Summer Azure 21
Silvery Blue 730
Northern Blue 37
Greenish Blue 87
Melissa Blue 21
Monarch 54
White Admiral 953
Viceroy 196
Variegated Fritillary 23
Silver-bordered 35
Meadow Fritillary 76
Frigga Fritillary 2
Arctic Fritillary 115
Great-spangled Fritillary 21
Aphrodite Fritillary 53
Atlantis Fritillary 150
Northwestern Fritillary 1
American Lady 11
Painted Lady 12
Red Admiral 112
Milbert's Tortoiseshell 257
Compton Tortoiseshell 298
Mourning Cloak 166
Eastern Comma 77
Satyr Comma 39
Gray Comma 156
Green Comma 142
Common Buckeye 7
Baltimore Checkerspot 7
Gorgone Checkerspot 18
Harris's Checkerspot 6
Northern Crescent 630
Tawny Crescent 219
Northern Pearly-Eye 207
Eyed Brown 63
Common Ringlet 65
Little Wood Satyr 37
Common Wood Nymph 59
Red-disked Alpine 18
Alberta Arctic 18
Silver-spotted Skipper 33
Northern Cloudywing 79
Dreamy Duskywing 108
Sleepy Duskywing 3
Juvenal's Duskywing 45
Mottled Duskywing 5
Columbine Duskywing 6
Persius Duskywing 1
Grizzled Skipper 2
Common Checkered Skipper 1
Arctic Skipper 53
Least Skipper 27
Garita Skipperling 2
European Skipper 609
Pepper and Salt Skipper 22
Common Roadside Skipper 26
Common Branded Skipper 8
Plains Branded Skipper 10
Leonard's Skipper 13
Indian Skipper 5
Peck's Skipper 19
Tawny-edged Skipper 31
Long Dash Skipper 20
Northern Broken-Dash 5
Hobomok Skipper 65
Dun Skipper 272

The following members of Manitobanaturetalk contributed their observations which frm this list: L. deMarch; D. Dodgson; A. Drabyk; S. Hébert-Allard; A. Jacobs; R. Koes; B. Krosney; M. Loyd; D. Martin; R. Mooi; R. Parsons; J. Reist;  J. Rodger; N. Schmidt; R. Shettler; J. Smith; R. Smith; R. Staniforth; J. Swartz; P. Taylor; M. Waldron.