Sighting for July 13, 2018

Sharon & Wade Wander

Home garden, Fredon Twp.
Sussex County, NJ

Sunny, very warm all day. Nice to see grass-skippers picking up a bit. This year we planted the 'Meteor Shower' variety of Purpletop Vervain (Verbena bonariensis), and the skippers are all over it.

  • Cabbage White 1
  • Banded Hairstreak 2
  • Juniper Hairstreak 2
  • Great Spangled Fritillary 1
  • Tawny Emperor 1
  • Little Wood-Satyr 1
  • Monarch 1
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 3
  • Northern Broken-Dash 5
  • Little Glassywing 4
  • Delaware Skipper 1
  • Mulberry Wing 2
  • Dun Skipper 4