Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Alabama

Sighting Record 1148214

Observation Notes: 
Slow moving and lethargic. Eventually flew away on its own. 60°F
Region: 
Morgan County
United States
Alabama
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 34.596342160105486, -86.98285818099976

Date of Observation *: 
Wednesday, November 1, 2017 - 11:00
Suggested Identification: 
Mournful Sphinx Moth
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1148137

Observation Notes: 
Seen clinging to the outside of a plate-glass window on a building in downtown Mobile, AL. No plants nearby.
Region: 
Mobile County
United States
Alabama
Location Notes: 
Mobile County Courthouse Annex, Alabama
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 30.6901078, -88.04096709999999

Date of Observation *: 
Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 08:20
Suggested Identification: 
Cosmosoma myrodora
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1147220

Observation Notes: 
Rainy conditions; moth resting on the upper portion of the brick wall of a house.
Region: 
Montgomery County
United States
Alabama
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 32.3841736, -86.23017319999997

Date of Observation *: 
Monday, October 23, 2017 - 07:30
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth
Date Notes: 
Rainy conditions; moth resting on upper portion of the brick wall of house.

Sighting Record 1147151

Observation Notes: 
It was raining and seemed to be attracted to a red epoxy covered boat in a dry, lit area
Region: 
Mobile County
United States
Alabama
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 30.702741954571934, -88.18425178527832

Date of Observation *: 
Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 19:00
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1146972

Observation Notes: 
Specimen was very lethargic as the temperature in the low 60s
Region: 
Coffee County
United States
Alabama
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 31.390960363704686, -85.8907500050293

Date of Observation *: 
Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 07:58
Suggested Identification: 
Tolype velleda (Stoll, 1791)
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1146297

Observation Notes: 
on Chinese Privet
Region: 
Elmore County
Alabama
United States
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 32.68225923577147, -86.25286323170775

Date of Observation *: 
Saturday, September 3, 2016 - 09:18
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
caterpillar

Sighting Record 1146145

Observation Notes: 
Group of 4-7 checkered skippers sipping moisture from ground
Region: 
Elmore County
Alabama
United States
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 32.6824954586267, -86.25263214111334

Date of Observation *: 
Sunday, October 1, 2017 - 14:32
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1146144

Observation Notes: 
About 50 black swallowtail caterpillars on parley patch, practically defoliated the plants, almost all seemed to make it to maturity by Oct. 6
Region: 
Elmore County
Alabama
United States
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 32.68247596091999, -86.25282031636351

Date of Observation *: 
Tuesday, October 3, 2017 - 11:11
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
caterpillar

Sighting Record 1146143

Observation Notes: 
male on zinnia
Region: 
Elmore County
Alabama
United States
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 32.68244127740074, -86.25267505645758

Date of Observation *: 
Sunday, September 3, 2017 - 11:43
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly