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New Maryland County Butterfly Records for 2017

With the passing two years ago of veteran butterfly observer Dick Smith, we no longer have access to his notekeeping files or his far-flung list of contributing observers to update his database of county records.  We still want to track … Continue reading

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Butterflies of North Carolina: 25th Approximation

Harry LeGrand and Tom Howard made quick work of getting out the annual new approximation of butterfly status and range in North Carolina, captured in the release today of the 25th Approximation [beating even their projected completion date of March … Continue reading

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PA Butterfly Atlas 2017

David Wright has just released the 2017 Butterfly Atlas for Pennsylvania (# 16, if you’re keeping count), which includes a listing of new county records for the 2016 season.  Here’s the PDF in the LepLog library. atlas_pa_bflies-16th-ed-2017

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2016 Update of PA Butterfly Atlas

Once again David Wright has updated his fine Atlas of Pennsylvania Butterflies, the 15th such edition since the project begain in 1995.  Drawing a host of sources — historical and contemporary, listed at the back of the report, and updated … Continue reading

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The 22nd Approximation for North Carolina Butterflies

It’s a sign of spring at least as reliable as the first Mourning Cloak — a new “Approximation” from Harry LeGrand (with illustrations by Tom Howard)  for NC butterflies.  It’s hard to describe exactly what an Approximation is, but it’s … Continue reading

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New Year, Revised MD Checklist for 2015

I spent some time over the last rainy weekend updating the MDLepsOdes  butterfly field checklist for 2015.  It’s been about 2 years since I printed copies, but if there’s a demand (let me know) I may be coerced into printing … Continue reading

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