FALL DRAGONFLY (ODONATA) AND BUTTERFLY (LEPIDOPTERA) MIGRATION AT ST. JOSEPH PENINSULA, GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA

@article{Sprandel2001FALLD,
  title={FALL DRAGONFLY (ODONATA) AND BUTTERFLY (LEPIDOPTERA) MIGRATION AT ST. JOSEPH PENINSULA, GULF COUNTY, FLORIDA},
  author={G. Sprandel},
  journal={Florida Entomologist},
  year={2001},
  volume={84},
  pages={234}
}
I describe the fall 1999 migration of 5 Lepidoptera and 4 Odonata species north along St. Joseph Peninsula, Gulf County, in the Florida Panhandle. Highest counts were for the Gulf fritillary butterfly (Agraulis vanillae (L.), Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae) which accounted for 58% of the insects counted; the highest rate was 3,162/h, with an estimate of total season migration of over 250,000 individuals. The common green darner dragonfly (Anax junius (Drury 1773) Odonata: Aeshnidae) was the next most… Expand

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