Midlands Chapter — Wateree River Heritage Preserve & Wildlife Mgt Area — June 24, 2017

CBS Midlands Chapter Trip Report
Wateree River Heritage Preserve and Wildlife Management Area
June 24, 2017

The CBS Midlands Chapter joined SCAN (South Carolina Association of Naturalists) on their monthly outing. This month we went to Wateree River HP in Richland County. We Began around 10:45 and ended at 4:45. The day was hot, humid and mostly sunny until late afternoon when the clouds came in for the promised thunderstorm. We were in cars leaving when the rain hit.

Palamedes Swallowtail 2
Pipevine Swallowtail 1
Zebra Swallowtail 7
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 1
Spicebush Swallowtail 5
Little Yellow 1
Sleepy Orange 11
Cloudless Sulphur 1
Variegated Fritillary 4
Pearl Crescent 9
Eastern Comma 1
American Lady 1
American Snout 1
Common Buckeye 4
Red-spotted Purple 9 (including 1 ovipositing on wild cherry. Found 4 eggs
and 2 first instar caterpillars)
Viceroy 2
Carolina/Intricate Satyr 8
Hoary Edge 2
Silver-spotted Skipper 3 (including 2 ovipositing – one on Amorpha Fruticosa
and the other on a different unidentified plant)
Southern Cloudywing 1
Fiery Skipper 1
Whirlabout 3
Dun Skipper 6
Zabulon Skipper 2

Marty Kastner