Nature in the Ozarks

Saturday, July 04, 2015

Orange Sulphur (Colias eurytheme)


Orange Sulphur 
(Colias eurytheme)


Caterpillar Hosts: Plants in the pea family, including alfalfa and various clovers. Adult Food: Nectar from many kinds of flowers including dandelion, milkweeds, goldenrods, and asters. (Source and more info:  BAMONA)

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American Snout Butterfly (Libytheana carinenta)



American Snout Butterfly 

(Libytheana carinenta)


Resident in southern U.S. and Mexico. Periodic to northern U.S. and extreme southern Ontario. (BugGuide)

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Wednesday, July 01, 2015

White-tailed Deer (Odocoileus virginianus)



White-tailed Deer

(Odocoileus virginianus)

Young buck still in velvet.

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