Florida Fall Butterflies

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Late summer and fall are great butterfly times here in Southwest Florida. Here are some species we have seen recently….mostly in our backyard butterfly garden.

Gulf Frittilary (Agraulis vanillae)

Checkered White (Pontia protodice)

Queen (Danaus gillippus)

Long Tailed Skipper (Urbanus proteus)

White Peacock (Anartia jatrophae)


Whirlabout Skipper (Polites vibex)

Zebra Longwing (Heliconius charithonia)

Palamedes Swallowtail (Papilio palamedes)

Southern Cloudywing (Thorybes bathyllus)

Orange-Barred Sulphur (Phoebis philea)

Giant Swallowtail (Papilio cresphontes)

Barred Yellow (Eurema daira)

Mangrove Buckeye (Junonia genoveva)

Gray Hairstreak (Strymon melinus)

Florida White (Appias drusilla)

Steven Scott

Steven Scott

Steven Scott is a photonaturalist blogger based in Florida and Maine. He has surveyed butterflies with Earthwatch Institute in the mountains of Vietnam, tagged juvenile snook with Mote Marine Laboratory in the mangroves of Florida and filmed a BioBlitz insect survey in Acadia National Park. A registered nurse and retired Army officer, Steven believes man is an integral part of nature and travels annually to Vietnam with humanitarian medical teams from Vets With a Mission.

Steven Scott

Steven Scott

Steven Scott is a photonaturalist blogger based in Florida and Maine. He has surveyed butterflies with Earthwatch Institute in the mountains of Vietnam, tagged juvenile snook with Mote Marine Laboratory in the mangroves of Florida and filmed a BioBlitz insect survey in Acadia National Park. A registered nurse and retired Army officer, Steven believes man is an integral part of nature and travels annually to Vietnam with humanitarian medical teams from Vets With a Mission.

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