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Wednesday, August 4, 2010 - 10:40

One hundred and sixty-nine butterfly and moth records were added to the database from submitters Amy Petersen, Anastasia Shilling, Donna Reed, Jennifer Olsen, Justin Lake Whedon, Kathy Brady, Kent Fothergill, Kevin Firth, Michael Smart, Pat Garner, Rhonda Herndon, Richard S. Thoma, Rose E. Zuk, Sandra Tuck, Steve Craig, Amy Short, and Theresa Daley. (MO-5July10)

Saturday, May 8, 2010 - 09:29

The first photograph of the White Spring Moth (Lomographa vestaliata) was added to the database from photographer Kathy Brady.

Monday, January 11, 2010 - 19:29

Eight Boone County, Missouri butterfly and moth records were added to the database from Wedge Watkins: Pieris rapae, Pyrausta subsequalis, Diastictis argyralis, Nephopterix basilaris, Semiothisa snoviata, Euscara confusaria, Heliothis turbatus, and Celiptera frustulum. (kickbacks-BigMuddy-13Nov09)

Thursday, January 7, 2010 - 18:11

Seventy-six Missouri butterfly and moth records were added to the database. From contributor Amy Short: Euphydryas phaeton (Cape Girardeau County), Cyllopsis gemma (Cape Girardeau County), and Anthocharis midea (Cape Girardeau County); from Cory Cross: Spragueia dama (Pemiscot County); from Darlene Gjelvic: Citheronia regalis (St. Louis County); from Deborah Dunlap: Atalopedes campestris (Jackson County), Phoebis sennae (Jackson County), Colias eurytheme (Jackson County), Epargyreus clarus (Jackson County), and Halysidota tessellaris (Jackson County); from James Trager: Leptotes cassius (Franklin County); from Kathy Brady: Pyrgus communis (Howard County), Polygonia interrogationis (Howard County), and Polygonia interrogationis (Howard County); from Kent Fothergill: Helicoverpa zea (Boone County), Hypena scabra (Cape Girardeau County), Pseudoplusia includens (Cape Girardeau County), Pseudoplusia includens (New Madrid County), Rachiplusia ou (New Madrid County), Spodoptera frugiperda (New Madrid County), Anicla infecta (New Madrid County), Galgula partita (New Madrid County), Palthis asopialis (Pemiscot County), Mocis texana (Pemiscot County), Feltia jaculifera (Pemiscot County), Papaipema baptisiae (Pemiscot County), Thioptera nigrofimbria (Scott County), Pseudoplusia includens (Scott County), and Feltia jaculifera (Scott County); from Kevin Firth: Feltia jaculifera (Greene County), Synchlora aerata (Greene County), Junonia coenia (Greene County), Orgyia leucostigma (Greene County), Caenurgina erechtea (Greene County), Agnorisma bollii (Greene County), Agrotis gladiaria (Greene County), Hypena scabra (Greene County), Anicla infecta (Greene County), Agnorisma badinodis (Greene County), Agnorisma badinodis (Greene County), Mythimna unipuncta (Greene County), Phosphila miselioides (Taney County), and Fascista cercerisella (Taney County); from Pat Garner: Cupido comyntas (Lincoln County), Choephora fungorum (Lincoln County), and Parasa indetermina (Lincoln County); from Rhonda Herndon: Sphinx kalmiae (Ozark County), Eurytides marcellus (Ozark County), Scolecocampa liburna (Ozark County), Darapsa myron (Ozark County), Papilio glaucus (Ozark County), Dyspteris abortivaria (Ozark County), Drasteria pallescens (Ozark County), Galasa nigrinodis (Ozark County), Lithacodes fasciola (Ozark County), Arta statalis (Ozark County), Eudryas grata (Ozark County), Antheraea polyphemus (Ozark County), and Eusarca confusaria (Ozark County); from Steve Craig and Amy Short: Estigmene acrea (Barton County), Speyeria idalia (Barton County), Vanessa virginiensis (Christian County), Atalopedes campestris (Christian County), Polygonia progne (Christian County), Speyeria cybele (Greene County), Limenitis arthemis astyanax (Greene County), Polygonia comma (Greene County), Battus philenor (Greene County), Actias luna (Greene County), Satyrium titus (Stone County), Chlosyne nycteis (Stone County), Ancyloxypha numitor (Stone County), Asterocampa clyton (Stone County), Chlosyne nycteis (Stone County), Mellilla xanthometata (Stone County), and Enodia anthedon (Stone County). (MO-30 Dec09)

Wednesday, January 6, 2010 - 11:50

One hundred and twenty-eight butterfly and moth records from Big Muddy National Fish and Wildlife Refuge (Overton Bottoms North Unit) Boone County, Missouri were added to the database: Epargyreus clarus , Thorybes bathyllus , Staphylus hayhurstii, Pyrgus communis, Pholisora catullus, Atrytone logan, Poanes hobomok, Amblyscrites vialis, Erynnis juvenalis, Poanes taxiles, Eurytides marcellus, Papilio polyxenes, Papillo cresphontes, Papilio glaucus, Papilio troilus, Ponita protodice, Pieris rapae, Falcapica midea, Colias philodice, Colias eurytheme, Phoebis sennae, Pyrisitia lisa, Abaeis nicippe, Nathalis iole, Hyllolycaena hyllus, Strymon melinus, Everes comyntas, Libytheana carinenta, Euptoieta claudia, Speyeria cybele, Speyeria idalia, Phyciodes tharos, Polygonia interrogationis, Polygonia comma, Vanessa cardui, Vanessa atalanta, Junonia coenia, Limenitis archippus, Limenitis arthemis, Anaea andria, Asterocampa celtis, Asterocampa clyton, Megisto cymela, Cercyonis pegala, Danaus plexippus, Choristoneura rosaceana, Sparganothis sulfureana, Saucrobotys futilalis, Ostrinia nubilalis, Nomophila nearctica, Desmia funeralis, Hymenia perspectalis, Agriphila vulgivagella, Pediasia trisectus, Urola nivalis, Pantographa limata, Dolichomia olinalis, Mellilla xanthometata, Tornos scolopacinarius, Anavitrinella pampinaria, Xanthotype urticaria, Xanthotype sospeta, Metanema inatomaria, Eusarca confusaria, Eutrapela clemataria, Prochoerodes transversata, Nemoria lixaria, Synchlora aerata, Haematopis grataria, Calothysanis amaturaria, Scopula inductata, Sphingicampa bicolor, Ceratomia catalpae, Ceratomia hageni, Paratrea plebeja, Smerinthus jamaicensis, Laothoe juglandis, Pachysphinx modesta, Hemaris diffinis, Darapsa myron, Ceratomia undulosa, Hyles lineata, Datana perspicua, Nadata gibbosa, Pheosia rimosa, Cisthene plumbea, Clemensia albata, Haploa lecontei, Haploa colona, Haploa reversa, Holomelina aurantiaca, Estigmene acrea, Hyphantria cunea, Apantesis nais, Hyprprepia fucosa, Pyrrharctia isabella, Grammia oithona, Grammia virgo, Halysidota tessellaris, Cycnia tenera, Cycnia oregonensis, Euchaetes egle, Cisseps fulvicollis, Orgyia leucostigma, Zale lunata, Caenurgina erechtea, Catocala cara, Anagrapha falcifera, Thioptera nigrofimbria, Acontia aprica, Simyra henrici, Eudryas grata, Psychomorpha epimenis, Alypia octomaculata, Proxenus miranda, Spodoptera ornithogalli, Cirrhophanus triangulifer, Pseudaletia unipuncta, Agrotis ipsilon, Feltia jaculifera, Spaelotis clandestina, Heliothis zea, Schinia arcigera, Paectes oculatrix, Heliothus turbatus, Idia lubricalis, Euparthenos nubilis, Spiloloma lunilinea, and Lithacodes fasciola. (MO-13Nov09)

Friday, October 16, 2009 - 16:52

Ninety-eight Missouri butterfly and moth records were added to the database: Pieris rapae (Greene County, Rhonda Herndon), Chlosyne nycteis (Greene County, Rhonda Herndon), Argyrostrotis anilis (Howard County, Kathy Brady), Poanes zabulon (Howard County, Kathy Brady), Danaus plexippus (Howard County, Kathy Brady), Ancyloxypha numitor (Howard County, Kathy Brady), Cisseps fulvicollis (Howard County, Kathy Brady), Vanessa cardui (Howard County, Kathy Brady), Limenitis arthemis astyanax (Howard County, Kathy Brady), Ancyloxypha numitor (Howard County, Kathy Brady), Erynnis horatius (Howard County, Kathy Brady), Battus philenor (Howard County, Kathy Brady), Spragueia leo (Howard County, Kathy Brady), Enodia anthedon (Howard County, Kathy Brady), Junonia coenia (Howard County, Kathy Brady), Polygonia interrogationis (Howard County, Kathy Brady), Pachysphinx modesta (New Madrid County, Cory Cross), Hyphantria cunea (New Madrid County, Cory Cross), Synanthedon rileyana (New Madrid County, Cory Cross), Alypia octomaculata (New Madrid County, Cory Cross), Spilosoma virginica (Pemiscot County, Cory Cross), Pachysphinx modesta (New Madrid County, Aaron Mbogho), Lerema accius (Pemiscot County, Kent Fothergill), Ancyloxypha numitor (New Madrid County, Kent Fothergill), Spilosoma virginica (Pemiscot County, Kent Fothergill), Acontia aprica (Dunklin County, Kent Fothergill), Polites peckius (Cape Girardeau County, Kent Fothergill), Acronicta oblinita (Pemiscot County, Kent Fothergill), Spodoptera ornithogalli (New Madrid County, Kent Fothergill), Philtraea monillata (Pemiscot County, Kent Fothergill), Hypena bijugalis (Pemiscot County, Kent Fothergill), Phosphila miselioides (Pemiscot County, Kent Fothergill), Cisthene kentuckiensis (Cape Girardeau County, Kent Fothergill), Datana perspicua (Cape Girardeau County, Kent Fothergill), Norape ovina (Cape Girardeau County, Kent Fothergill), Pseudoplusia includens (New Madrid County, Kent Fothergill), Hypena scabra (Pemiscot County, Kent Fothergill), Pandemis limitata (Pemiscot County, Kent Fothergill), Sparganothis reticulatana (Pemiscot County, Kent Fothergill), Sparganothis sulfureana (New Madrid County, Kent Fothergill), Plusiodonta compressipalpis (Pemiscot County, Kent Fothergill), Spodoptera ornithogalli (Pemiscot County, Kent Fothergill), Eudryas unio (Pemiscot County, Kent Fothergill), Pyrausta tyralis (Pemiscot County, Kent Fothergill), Hypena baltimoralis (Pemiscot County, Kent Fothergill), Palthis asopialis (New Madrid County, Kent Fothergill), Zale minerea (Pemiscot County, Kent Fothergill), Strymon melinus (Greene County, Kevin Firth), Melittia cucurbitae (Greene County, Kevin Firth), Synchlora aerata (Greene County, Kevin Firth), Cisseps fulvicollis (Greene County, Kevin Firth), Galasa nigrinodis (Greene County, Kevin Firth), Spodoptera ornithogalli (Greene County, Kevin Firth), Manduca sexta (Greene County, Kevin Firth), Charadra deridens (Greene County, Kevin Firth), Spodoptera ornithogalli (Greene County, Kevin Firth), Euptoieta claudia (Greene County, Kevin Firth), Darapsa myron (Taney County, Kevin Firth), Patalene olyzonaria (Taney County, Kevin Firth), Enodia anthedon (Taney County, Kevin Firth), Polygonia progne (Taney County, Kevin Firth), Limenitis arthemis astyanax (Taney County, Kevin Firth), Lycaena phlaeas (Greene County, Kevin Firth), Polites peckius (Greene County, Kevin Firth), Euptoieta claudia (Greene County, Kevin Firth), Apantesis nais (Greene County, Kevin Firth), Coryphista meadii (Greene County, Kevin Firth), Idia majoralis (Greene County, Kevin Firth), Lacinipolia renigera (Greene County, Kevin Firth), Spragueia leo (Greene County, Kevin Firth), Atalopedes campestris (Greene County, Kevin Firth), Junonia coenia (Greene County, Kevin Firth), Speyeria cybele (Greene County, Kevin Firth), Pyrgus communis (Greene County, Kevin Firth), Phyciodes tharos (Greene County, Kevin Firth), Acronicta betulae (Greene County, Kevin Firth), Orgyia leucostigma (Greene County, Kevin Firth), Digrammia continuata (Greene County, Kevin Firth), Schinia arcigera (Greene County, Kevin Firth), Vanessa virginiensis (Lincoln County, Pat Garner), Spilosoma virginica (Lincoln County, Pat Garner), Cirrhophanus triangulifer (St. Charles County, Pat Garner), Limenitis arthemis astyanax (Jackson County, Deborah Dunlap), Asterocampa clyton (Jackson County, Deborah Dunlap), Asterocampa clyton (Jackson County, Deborah Dunlap), Atalopedes campestris (Jackson County, Deborah Dunlap), Euphyes vestris (Jackson County, Deborah Dunlap), Asterocampa clyton (Jackson County, Deborah Dunlap), Asterocampa clyton (Jackson County, Deborah Dunlap), Vanessa atalanta (Jackson County, Deborah Dunlap), Polygonia interrogationis (Macon County, Rick Brown), Xanthopastis timais (Bollinger County, Alan E. Brant), Asterocampa clyton (Bollinger County, Alan E. Brant), Schinia arcigera (Bollinger County, Alan E. Brant), Manduca sexta (Ray County, Mrs. M. Janelle Jungels-Norris), Haploa clymene (Jefferson County, Robert Echele), Atalopedes campestris (St. Charles County, Rose E. Zuk), and Lycaena phlaeas (St. Clair County, John Williams). (MO-24Sept09)

Thursday, October 15, 2009 - 16:22

The first photograph of Philtraea monillata was added to the database from photographer Kent Fothergill along with a Pemiscot County, Missouri record.

Thursday, October 15, 2009 - 15:55

The new moth species Idia majoralis was added to the database along with a new Greene County, Missouri record and a photograph from Kevin Firth.

Friday, September 25, 2009 - 12:03

A new photograph of the Spanish Moth (Xanthopastis timais) caterpillar and a Bolinger County, Missouri record were added to the database from photographer Alan Brant.

Sunday, August 23, 2009 - 13:03

Seventy-three Missouri records of butterflies and moths were added to the database from submitters Allie Hillman, Chris Peters, Deborah Dunlap, Donna Brunet, John Zilch, Kathy Brady, Kevin Firth, Pam Missey, Pat Garner, Peter Eppler, Rhonda Herndon, Rob Echele , and Valerie Geile. (MO-13Aug09)

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