Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Colorado

Sighting Record 1267925

Observation Notes: 
Hot and sunny. Feeding and resting in an overgrown part of a rest area.
Region: 
United States
Colorado
Las Animas County
Location Notes: 
At the El Moro rest area on I-25 South just north of Trinidad CO
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 37.225796, -104.4941505

Date of Observation *: 
Monday, August 10, 2020 - 12:48
Suggested Identification: 
Dainty Sulphur
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1267390

Observation Notes: 
first spotting of a caterpillar on the milkweed we have had for a couple years in our garden hoping for monarch habitat
Region: 
United States
Colorado
Weld County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 40.08983694320368, -104.91346693504656

Date of Observation *: 
Monday, August 10, 2020 - 11:45
Suggested Identification: 
Monarch
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
caterpillar

Sighting Record 1266985

Observation Notes: 
Clear and calm day. Temperature approx 75F.
Region: 
United States
Colorado
El Paso County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 39.107270891579276, -104.9409576239885

Date of Observation *: 
Sunday, August 2, 2020 - 11:17
Suggested Identification: 
Neophasia menapia
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1266984

Observation Notes: 
Clear and calm. Temperature approx 80F.
Region: 
United States
Colorado
El Paso County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 39.122479199918814, -104.92957785344237

Date of Observation *: 
Sunday, August 2, 2020 - 13:33
Suggested Identification: 
Papilio polyxenes
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1266545

Observation Notes: 
Appeared 1 day after thunderstorms producing wind, rain and 1" hail
Region: 
United States
Colorado
Jefferson County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 39.755543, -105.2210997

Date of Observation *: 
Thursday, August 6, 2020 - 10:36
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1266466

Observation Notes: 
Feeding on roadside flowers at about 8500 feet elevation. Weather warm and sunny.
Region: 
United States
Colorado
Park County
Location Notes: 
Park Co Rd 88 about 5 miles from Guffey CO
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 38.74359678805741, -105.59268893266085

Date of Observation *: 
Wednesday, August 5, 2020 - 11:51
Suggested Identification: 
Edwards' Fritillary
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1265877

Observation Notes: 
Feeding on flowers in a mountain meadow. Sunny and warm.
Region: 
United States
Colorado
Park County
Location Notes: 
108 Elk Lane just off Park Co Rd 88 approximately 6 miles from Guffey CO in Park Co CO
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 38.744296869425206, -105.60111479629518

Date of Observation *: 
Sunday, July 12, 2020 - 16:41
Suggested Identification: 
Painted Lady
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1265508

Observation Notes: 
Gnophaela vermiculata collecting itself on a alyssum plant in the morning before peak heat.
Region: 
United States
Colorado
El Paso County
Location Notes: 
Residential Frontyard Garden
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 38.7958986, -104.747149

Date of Observation *: 
Tuesday, July 21, 2020 - 09:16
Suggested Identification: 
Gnophaela vermiculata
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth
Date Notes: 
July 21, 2020 at 9:16am Colorado Springs Colorado 80916

Sighting Record 1265134

Observation Notes: 
Weather: Sunny and 84 degrees. Notes: One individual nectaring on Hemp Dogbane.
Region: 
Larimer County
Colorado
United States
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 40.5622688, -105.0283453

Date of Observation *: 
Sunday, June 14, 2020 - 10:14
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly