BUTTERFLIES OF JAMAICA  ~  March 19 - 26, 2005
References:
Jamaica and its Butterflies:  F. Martin Brown & Bernard Heineman   (1972)
Butterflies of Costa Rica: Philip J. DeVries   ((1997)
Mariposas Mexicanas :  Roberto de la Maza Ramirez  (1987)
Butterflies of Northeastern Mexico : 2nd edition  Kim Garwood & Richard Lehman  (2005)
1 Danaus gilippus jamaicensis Jamaican Queen considered by Brown/Heineman a sub-species of Queen       1 seen at the Black River Upper Morass (3/22)  
       
2 Calisto zangis Jamaican Satyr pretty common  
3 Anaea troglodyta portia Jamaican Tropical Leafweed Brown/Heineman call this a "Goatweed" but now called called "leafwings". They consider portia a sep. sub species. 1 found at Marshall's Pen (3/21)  
       
       
4 Historis acheronta cadmus Cadmus or Dashwing considered by Brown/Heineman as a sep. sub species ---- 1 found at Marshall's Pen (3/21) PHOTO
       
5 Colobura dirce avinoffi Dirce or Dirce Beauty considered by Brown/Heineman as a sep. sub species ---- 1 found at Marshall's Pen (3/21)  
       
6 Mestra Dorcas Common Mestra common at Rocklands and Marshall's Pen PHOTO
7 Dynamine egaea egaea Jamaican Sailor considered by Brown/Heineman as a sep. sub species and called Jamaican Dynamine (elsewhere Dynamines are called Sailors) - 1 female found at Marshall's Pen (3/23)  
       
       
8 Junonia evarete zonalis West Indian Buckeye considered by Brown/Heineman as a sep. sub species ----  found at Marshall's Pen (3/23)  
       
9 Anartia jatrophae jamaicensis Jamaica White Peacock considered by Brown/Heineman as a sep. sub-species ----  found at Marshall's Pen (3/21) PHOTO
       
10 Siproeta stelenes stelenes Antillean Malachite considered by Brown/Heineman as a sep. sub-species ---- 1 found at Marshall's Pen (3/21)  
       
11 Phyciodes (Eresia) frisia frisia Cuban Crescent-Spot genus name confused - found at Marshall's Pen PHOTO
12 Euptoieta hegesia hegesia Tropical/Mexican Fritillary Marshall's Pen (3/23) PHOTO
13 Agraulis vanillae Gulf Fritillary Brown/Heineman call it a Tropical Silverspot but now called Gulf Fritillary - seen Marshall's Pen, Blue Mts. & Kingston area PHOTO
       
       
14 Dryas julia julia Julia common    
15 Heliconius charitonius simulator  Zebra Longwing considered by Brown/Heineman as a sep. sub-species ---common  
       
16 Leptotes cassius theonus Cassius Blue considered by Brown/Heineman as a sep. sub-species ---common PHOTO
       
17 Hemiargus hanno Hanno (Ceraunus) Blue common PHOTO
18 Brephidium exilis isophthalma Antillean Pygmy-Blue considered by Brown/Heineman as a sep. sub-species of the Western Pygmy Blue --- found at Marshall's Pen  
       
19 Ascia monuste eubotea Antillean Great White considered by Brown/Heineman as a sep. sub-species of the Great Southern White --- common  
       
20 Eurema (Pyrisitia) lise euterpe Little Yellow very common - genus name confusing  
21 Eurema daira Barred Yellow called Poey's Barred Sulphur" by Heineman: PHOTO
22 Kricogonia lyside Lyside Sulphur Marshall's Pen  
23 Phoebis sennae Cloudless Sulphur common  
24 Aphrissa statira cubana Statira Sulphur Marshall's Pen (3/22)  
25 Heraclides thoas melonius Jamaican "Thoas" Swallowtail considered by Brown/Heineman as a sep. sub-species of the Thoas Swallowtail --- Mockingbird Hill (3/25)  
       
26 Papilio andraemon Andraemon Swallowtail Marshall's Pen (3/22) - Citrus  
27 Papilio thersites Thersites Swallowtail Unique to Jamaica - Marshall's Pen (3/22)  
28 Battus polydamas jamaicensis Jamaican Polydamas considered a sub-species of the Polydamas Swallowtail  -Mockingbird Hill (3/25)  
       
29 Epargyreus antaeus Hewitson's Silver-spotted Skipper endemic - found at Marshall's Pen (3/22)  
30 Urbanus proteus Long-tailed Skipper Rocklands & Marshall's Pen   
31 Pyrgus oileus Tropical Checkered Skipper very common in lowlands - Marshall's Pen & elsewhere PHOTO
32 Wallengrenia otho vesuria Versura Skipper considered a sub-species of the Southern Broken-Dash -found in Cockpit County (3/22)  
       
         

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