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)



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)



Wednesday, July 01, 2015

White-tailed Deer (Odocoileus virginianus)

White-tailed Deer

(Odocoileus virginianus)

Young buck still in velvet.