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Virgina Blue Ridge Mountains, 10--12 May, 2013

Complete trip report. All were photographed. Ones not shown on this web pagecan be provided upon request.

Cupido/Everes comyntas— Eastern Tailed-Blue — Douthat State Park
Erynnis juvenalis (horatius?) — Juvenal's Duskywing (Horace's?) — Douthat State Park
Papilio polyxenes — Black Swallowtail (Eastern) — Shenandoah River State Park.
Phyciodes tharos — Pearl Crescent — Douthat State Park
Callophrys/Incisalia augustinus — Brown Elfin — Douthat State Park
Papilio glaucus — Eastern Tiger Swallowtail — Douthat State Park
Anthocharis midea — Falcate Orangetip female — Douthat State Park
Boloria bellona —Meadow Fritillary — Shenandoah N.P., Big Meadows — flying at 48°F in a moist, brisk wind!
Papilio polyxenes — Black Swallowtail — Shenandoah River State Park — ovipositing
Eurytides marcellus —Zebra Swallowtail — Shenandoah River State Park.

Erynnis sp. Definitely many juvenalis. Question: Are some horatius or something else?

Light was dim, so I couldn't meet my normal standards of photographic sharpness and clarity.

2013_5222. Douthat State Park, Virginia. Vicinity of Brushy Hollow Trail parking lot. 37.88°N, 79.80°W, 1325 ft Elev, approx.

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2013_5176. Douthat State Park, Virginia. Vicinity of Brushy Hollow Trail parking lot. 37.88°N, 79.80°W, 1325 ft Elev, approx.

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2013_5214. Douthat State Park, Virginia. Vicinity of Brushy Hollow Trail parking lot. 37.88°N, 79.80°W, 1325 ft Elev, approx.

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New location:

2013_5329. Douthat State Park, Virginia. Tobacco House Ridge Trail. 37.90°N, 79.80°W, 1375--1650 ft Elev, approx.

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2013_5338. Douthat State Park, Virginia. Tobacco House Ridge Trail. 37.90°N, 79.80°W, 1375--1650 ft Elev, approx.

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2013_5317. Douthat State Park, Virginia. Tobacco House Ridge Trail. 37.90°N, 79.80°W, 1375--1650 ft Elev, approx.

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2013_5320. Douthat State Park, Virginia. Tobacco House Ridge Trail. 37.90°N, 79.80°W, 1375--1650 ft Elev, approx.

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2013_5331. Douthat State Park, Virginia. Tobacco House Ridge Trail. 37.90°N, 79.80°W, 1375--1650 ft Elev, approx.

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2013_5370. Douthat State Park, Virginia. Tobacco House Ridge Trail. 37.90°N, 79.80°W, 1375--1650 ft Elev, approx.

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2013_5401. Douthat State Park, Virginia. Tobacco House Ridge Trail. 37.90°N, 79.80°W, 1375--1650 ft Elev, approx.

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Eastern Tailed-Blue, Cupido/Everes comntula.

2013_5161. Douthat State Park, Virginia. Vicinity of Brushy Hollow Trail parking lot. 37.88°N, 79.80°W, 1325 ft Elev, approx.

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Papilio polyxenes, Black Swallowtail

2013_5694. Shenandoah River State Park, Virginia. 38.85°N, 78.30°W, 902 ft Elev, approx.

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2013_5712. Shenandoah River State Park, Virginia. 38.86°N, 78.31°W, 542 ft Elev, approx.

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