Status survey and habitat requirements of Florida"s endemic Schaus swallowtail butterfly by Thomas C. Emmel

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Published by Nongame Wildlife Program, Florida Game and Fresh Water Fish Commission in Tallahassee, FL .

Written in English

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  • Florida.

Subjects:

  • Papilio -- Florida.,
  • Butterflies -- Habitat -- Florida.

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StatementThomas C. Emmel.
ContributionsFlorida. Nongame Wildlife Program.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQL561.P2 E58 1995
The Physical Object
Pagination123, 57 p. :
Number of Pages123
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL634080M
LC Control Number96622330
OCLC/WorldCa34746530

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Status survey and habitat requirements of Florida's endemic Schaus swallowtail butterfly [Thomas C Emmel] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying : Thomas C Emmel. Schaus’ swallowtail is a large black butterfly that can have a forewing length of up to inches ( centimeters).

This species has contrasting white or yellow markings across the forewing, and a series of yellow blotches that continues along the forewing to the hind wing. (FWS ). The Schaus swallowtail butterfly has been known to exist on the larger islands of Biscayne NP from a survey conducted in (BrownCovell and Rawson ).

Habitat The Schaus swallowtail butterfly occurs exclusively in subtropical dry forests (hardwood hammocks) including areas that were formerly cleared and farmed, but. Survey Schedule Minimum of 2 x ½ hour walk-thru surveys conducted in 2 of 4 recommended months are suggested for a standard 50 x lot.

For example, one survey in August plus one survey in January or one survey in August plus one survey in September are both acceptable. Survey effort will vary according to survey area size. Find Habitat Requirements and Status of the Endemic Schaus Swallowtail in theFlorida Keys (Project Report) by Emmel, Thomas C - COVID Update Septem.

Schaus Swallowtail Butterfly Assessment Guide. J The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s (Service) FEMA Biological Opinion (BO) dated Apand modified on Decemidentified 4, at-risk parcels representing 1, acres, intersecting habitats that may be used by the endangered Schaus swallowtail butterfly.

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ponceanus Schaus (Papilionidae) in Biscayne National Monument, Florida. Lep. Soc. Emmel, T. Habitat Requirements and Status of the Endemic Schaus Swallowtail in the Florida Keys. Final Project Report No. GFC Florida Game and Fresh Water Fish Commission, Tallahassee, Florida. Rutkowski, F. Division of Habitat and Species Conservation Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission.

Cover Photos by FWC Staff: Key Largo Woodrat, Burrowing Owls, Okaloosa Darter, Schaus’ swallowtail butterfly, Short-tailed Snake. At least 18 other butterfly species in southern Florida Status survey and habitat requirements of Florida’s endemic Schaus swallowtail butterfly.

Final Report GFC Florida Game and Fresh Water Fish Commission, Tallahassee, Florida. Contributed by Jaeson Clayborn* Abstract: The first part, “Habitat Enhancement at Biscayne National Park,” describes a project to protect and increase Schaus’ Swallowtail host plants (torchwood and wild lime) on Elliott and Adams second part, “The Schaus’ Swallowtail: Florida’s First Federally-listed Endangered Butterfly,” provides in-depth descriptions of the butterfly.

Schaus’ swallowtails face considerable threats related to climate change within their limited range. Habitat loss and fragmentation has been a large contributing factor in the butterfly’s past decline and is likely to increase with climate change.

Sea level rise also threatens the little amount of remaining swallowtail habitat. Along with the Bahamian swallowtail, it was the first insect added to the endangered species list.

In its status was changed to "endangered." The Schaus is limited to tropical hardwood hammock habitat in Biscayne National Park and on northern portions of Key Largo. Only 75 butterflies were recorded over the past three years combined.

The Schaus swallowtail, Heraclides aristodemus ponceanus (Schaus), is a large brown and yellow butterfly endemic to Florida; additional subspecies occur in the Bahamas, Hispaniola, and Cuba. The butterfly is restricted to intact tropical hardwood hammocks and their associated margins.

The Schaus swallowtail was listed as a federal threatened. Schaus' swallowtail butterfly. Fact file. Name: Schaus' swallowtail butterfly Status: Endangered Habitat: Hardwood forests in Florida, USA. Description: These butterflies are very pretty and have brown or black wings with yellow markings.

Why is it endangered. As humans expand their cities, industry and agriculture they need clear land. Papilio aristodemus, the Schaus' swallowtail or island swallowtail, is a species of American butterfly in the family is found in southern Florida with subspecies in the Bahamas, Hispaniola, and ically it occurred in tropical hardwood hammock from South Miami to Lower Matecumbe Key, is named in honor of William Schaus.

Inthe Schaus swallowtail was listed as threatened under the Endangered Species Act (ESA) and inthe butterfly’s status was upgraded to endangered, 1 making it the only one of more than swallowtail butterfly species to be listed as endangered. 2 So widespread in the early s that they were described as bobbing along South.

PDF | Censuses of the Schaus swallowtail butterfly (Heraclides (= Papilio) aristodemus ponceanus (Schaus)), a federally listed threatened species, were | Find, read and cite all the research.

The federally endangered Schaus swallowtail butterfly (Heraclides aristodemus ponceanus) has reached critically low numbers.

Exotic ants are a potential threat to H. ponceanus and other rare butterflies as they can attack immature stages. Ant surveys conducted in subtropical dry forests in Biscayne National Park documented ant species diversity and relative abundance.

Schaus' swallowtail (Papilio aristodemus ponceanus) occupied mature tropical hardwood hammocks from South Miami to Lower Matecumbe Key in the Florida Keys in Habitat loss to housing developments, insecticide spraying, and overcollection extirpated the species from the mainland inand from the Lower and Upper Matecumbe Keys in the s.

On Behalf of the Schaus' Swallowtail: Habitat Enhancement at Biscayne National Park. Contributed by Jaeson Clayborn* The Schaus’ swallowtail butterfly (Heraclides aristodemus ponceanus) was listed as federally endangered inand until recently, was the only endangered butterfly in thethe butterfly reached an estimated population of 1, individuals.

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Status survey and habitat require-ments of Florida’s endemic Schaus swallowtail but-terfly. Florida Game and Fresh Water Fish The federally endangered Schaus swallowtail butterfly.

daniels et al.\s swallowtail egg color dimorphism 65 egg color dimorphism in the endangered schaus swallowtail butterfly, papilio aristodemus ponceanus, of south florida (lepidoptera: papilionidae) jaret c. daniels, marc c. minno, thomas c. emmel, peter j. eliazar, and leslie l.

groce. Pipevine Swallowtail Battus philenor philenor: Habitat: Open fields, bushy or wooded areas and in gardens. Flight: February to November. Preferred Foods: Common near host plants or pink, purple or orange flowers as a nectar source.

Larvae: Feed on Dutchman's Pipe and other species of Aristolochia. Distribution: All of Florida south to Ft. Myers. During the survey, there were 41 individuals counted - 35 in Biscayne National Park (mostly on Elliott Key) and six outside the park on north Key Largo. Recovery of the Schaus swallowtail is hindered by insecticide use, habitat destruction, droughts, hurricanes and illegal collection.

Schaus Swallowtail Butterfly Papilio aristodemus ponceanus. Following its discovery in by Dr. William Schaus, this Butterfly whose habitat is a microcosm in the. Upper Florida Keys became first Threatened in and then Federally Endangered in The cumulative affect of habitat elimination due to construction.

The Schaus Swallowtail is a species of medium-size butterflies found in a very limited area in the United States. Often confused for the giant swallowtail butterfly (which is much larger than them), the population of this arthropod is declining rapidly, with the NatureServe conservation status system enlisting them under their At risk – G3 group.

Endangered Schaus' swallowtail butterflies are found only on Elliott Key within Biscayne National Park in South Florida.

Inthe Schaus' swallowtail faced near extinction, with only four. Papilio aristodemus ponceanus, more popularly known as the Schaus swallowtail butterfly, was first described by William Schaus inwhen he found the species scattered amongst “tropical hardwood hammocks” (in layman’s terms – any raised ground covered with trees) ranging from South Miami to Lower Matecumbe Key in the Florida Keys.

This butterfly, like all swallowtails, belongs to. Status survey of the Schaus swallowtail in Florida in By Thomas C Emmel and University of Florida -- School of Forest Resources and Conservation.

Abstract (Statement of Responsibility) Thomas C. Emmel.(Internal Comments) Technical report no. 14(Bibliography) Includes bibliographical references (leaves )."15 March ""Supported by. Division of Habitat and Species Conservation Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission Cover Photos by FWC Staff: Key Largo Woodrat, Burrowing Owls, Okaloosa Darter, Schaus’ swallowtail butterfly, Short-tailed Snake.

The Schaus Swallowtail Habitat Enhancement Project in Biscayne National Park utilized volunteers to remove exotic plants and plant over Amryis elemifera (Sea Torchwood) and Zanthoxylum fagara (Wild Lime), which are host plants for the Schaus Swallowtail. After planting and initial establishment, we monitored growth and survival of host plants.

^ Emmel, T.C. "Status survey and habitat requirements of Florida's endemic Schaus swallowtail butterfly" (PDF). Florida Game and Fresh Water Fish Commission, Final Report GFC ^ U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service [FWS]. "Schaus swallowtail butterfly. Schaus' swallowtail butterfly The butterflies have a wingspan of up to inches.

Credit: University of Florida/Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences file photo. The program began in when University of Florida scientists produced 1, Schaus swallowtail larvae. More than 50 adult butterflies and caterpillars were released into Elliott Key, which.

the Florida scrub jay, blue-tailed mole skink, sand skink, and Eastern indigo snake. Five plant species endemic to South Florida pine rockland habitat are on the Federal list. These are: the endangered crenulate lead plant (Amorpha crenulata), Small's milkpea (Galactia smallii), tiny polygala (Polygala.

Lesson 2: Pin the Schaus Swallowtail in the right habitat. After an interactive lecture presentation on imperiled butterflies of south Florida (including basic butterfly information, native plant gardening, and insect conservation), students participated in an activity titled “Place the Schaus Swallowtail in its habitat (current range).”.

Schaus' swallowtail emerges from a chrysalis. Florida Museum of Natural History. June 14. Endangering processes are accelerating alarmingly in most of the regions listed for attention.

The plan covers 34 regions throughout the world, considering within each region the conservation status of particular species, action needed, and how projects could .Schaus’ swallowtail, Heraclides aristodemus ponceanus (Schaus), a federally endangered species endemic to Florida.

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