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.

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(Pontia protodice)

Queen (Danaus gillippus)

Long Tailed Skipper (Urbanus proteus)

White Peacock (Anartia jatrophae)

Whirlabout Skipper (Polites vibex)

(Heliconius charithonia)

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Southern Cloudywing (Thorybes bathyllus)

Orange-Barred Sulphur ()

Giant Swallowtail (Papilio cresphontes)

Barred Yellow ()

Mangrove Buckeye (Junonia genoveva)

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(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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