American Snout (Libytheana carinenta)

 Leamington, ON  2012/07/07

 Point Pelee National Park, ON  2012/06/15

 Port Burwell, ON  2017/07/26 

 Point Pelee National Park, ON  2012/06/15

Member of Family: Nymphalidae 

This strange looking butterfly migrates into Ontario regularly, sometimes in considerable numbers. 

It establishes temporary breeding colonies in areas that feature Hackberry trees ( the larval foodplant ).   

To see where this butterfly has been reported, visit:  The Ontario Butterfly Atlas Online

For more info on this species, visit the Butterflies of Canada