Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 619217

Florida White
Appias drusilla

Observation date: August 30, 2011
Date notes: Date is exact
Submitted by: JG_Duquesnel
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Florida White was observed nectaring on asters: Bidens alba (in photos) and Melanthera nivea, plus scorpion-tail (Heliotropium angiospermum). A decent day for butterflies (and shorebirds) at Bahia Honda State Park, lots of gulf fritillaries, plus great southern whites, sulphurs, gray and martial's hairstreaks and cassius blues. Warm, humid, mostly overcast with wind 15 mph down to nothing, depending on your exposure.
Status: Resident
Verified by: John Calhoun
Verified date: October 27, 2011
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): Monroe County, Florida, United States