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Thursday, May 12, 2011 - 14:25

The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation and the United States Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) invite you to attend a Butterfly Conservation and Management Short Course in Klamath Falls, Oregon. This full-day training will provide an overview of butterfly biology and identification, threats, and appropriate habitat management. In all of these modules, the emphasis will be on at-risk butterflies in the Klamath Falls area, including the mardon skipper, Leona's little blue, and monarch. By the end of the day, participants will have the skills to begin implementing effective habitat management and conservation efforts on butterflies.

Monday, May 10, 2010 - 10:02

The first photograph of the Pumice Dotted-blue (Philotiella leona) was added to the database from photographer Gary Pearson. This species is only found in a small range in Oregon.

Monday, January 11, 2010 - 16:16

Eight butterfly records were added to the database: in Utah, Vanessa cardui (Piute County, Paul Opler & Evi Buckner); in Texas, Mimoides phaon (Hidalgo County, Martin Redi), Marpesia petreus (Hidalgo County, Martin Redi), Doxocopa pavon (Hidalgo County, Martin Redi), Syntomeida melanthus (Hidalgo County, Martin Redi), Phyciodes pallescens (Hidalgo County, J.R. McDermott), and Phyciodes phaon (Hidalgo County, J.R. McDermott); and in Oregon, Polites mardon (Jackson County, D. Gudehus).

Saturday, August 22, 2009 - 08:38

The first photograph of the White-striped Black (Trichodezia albovittata) and a new Multnomah County, Oregon record were added to the database from photographer Zoe Strothkamp.

Thursday, July 16, 2009 - 15:57

A new record of the Yellow-headed Cutworm Moth was added to the database from Zoe Strothkamp. (2007)

Wednesday, April 15, 2009 - 20:44

Twenty-six records of Adelpha eulalia and two records of Adelpha californica were added to the database from the Lepidopterists' Society Season Summary database.

Wednesday, April 15, 2009 - 20:40

Records of Adelpha bredowii originally reported in Oregon and Washington were moved to Adelpha californica as per the Prudic et al. 2008 paper.

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