Garden Canyon, AZ Field Trip Results

Hank & Priscilla Brodkin hankb at
Sun Apr 23 11:06:52 EDT 2000

On April 22 the SouthEast Arizona Butterfly Association had a field trip
to Garden Canyon on Fort Huachuca led by Hank and Priscilla Brodkin. 
The weather was cool, clear and breezy.  Nectar plants included
berberis, ceanothus, ageratina, and carphochaete.  16 species of
butterfly were seen:
Pipevine Swallowtail Battus philenor 
Two-tailed Swallowtail Papilio multicaudatus 
Juniper Hairstreak Callophrys gryneus siva 
Gray Hairstreak Strymon melinus 
Marine Blue Leptotes marina
Ceraunus Blue Hemiargus ceraunus
Spring Azure Celastrina argiolus
Zela Metalmark Emesis zela
Bordered Patch Chlosyne lacinia
Painted Crescent Phyciodes pictus (at Barcus Pond - early?)
Arizona Sister Adelpha bredowii
Short-tailed Skipper Zestusa dorus (6 individuals in moist spots)
Mournful Duskywing (Erynnis tristis)
Funereal Duskywing (Erynnis funeralis)
White-barred Skipper Atrytonopis pittacus)
Orange Skipperling (Copaeodes aurantiacus)
	             Hank & Priscilla Brodkin
	          Carr Canyon, Cochise County, AZ
                    Lat: 31.450, Long: 110.267
             SouthEast Arizona Butterfly Association

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