Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Colorado

Sighting Record 1199285

Observation Notes: 
Found gathering minerals on the wet trail.
Region: 
United States
Colorado
Boulder County
Location Notes: 
Lower Big Bluestem Trail, City of Boulder Open Space and Mountain Parks. Approx. 1 mi west of Broadway, 4 miles south of Boulder, 2 miles NE from Eldorado Springs.
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 39.95705583358511, -105.25061504518294

Date of Observation *: 
Tuesday, July 7, 2009 - 13:30
Suggested Identification: 
Coral Hairstreak (Satyrium titus)
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1199279

Observation Notes: 
One of several very fresh individuals. They were found flying below the summit of the ridge on a north-facing slope among Douglas-Fir and Ponderosa Pine trees. This one preferred to land on a dead stump and on patches of kinnickinnick. It was warm and sunny out, so these hairstreaks were flying very quickly and were difficult to approach.
Region: 
United States
Colorado
Boulder County
Location Notes: 
Foothills west of Boulder, Colorado. North of the Bear Peak West Ridge Trail.
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 39.968535958451184, -105.30546568010698

Date of Observation *: 
Thursday, July 12, 2018 - 13:30
Suggested Identification: 
Hedgerow Hairstreak (Satyrium saepium)
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1199131

Observation Notes: 
It's a worn individual but perhaps not too worn to identify.
Region: 
United States
Colorado
Gunnison County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 38.8827253, -107.21183830000001

Date of Observation *: 
Thursday, June 21, 2018 - 16:50
Suggested Identification: 
Chlosyne nycteis ?
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1198838

Observation Notes: 
There were many of these skippers in the barrow pits on Verbena bracteata (prostrate vervain). Weather warm, sunny, winds calm.
Region: 
United States
Colorado
Prowers County
Location Notes: 
South of Carlton, Colorado.
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 37.96508198936932, -102.41015097166417

Date of Observation *: 
Wednesday, July 6, 2016 - 15:33
Suggested Identification: 
Common Checkered-skipper, Pyrgus communis, male and female.
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly
Date Notes: 
None

Sighting Record 1198743

Observation Notes: 
Skippers seen on field bindweed Convolvulus arvensis. Hot, sunny, calm day.
Region: 
United States
Colorado
Prowers County
Location Notes: 
This is private property. No trespassing. Thank you.
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 38.08968943739063, -102.50857619929673

Date of Observation *: 
Thursday, July 12, 2018 - 10:30
Suggested Identification: 
Common Sootywing Pholisora catullua
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1198645

Observation Notes: 
Visiting common zinnia in the backyard garden.
Region: 
United States
Colorado
Prowers County
Location Notes: 
Backyard garden
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 38.076088449021725, -102.61211656994055

Date of Observation *: 
Wednesday, July 25, 2007 - 07:45
Suggested Identification: 
Silver-spotted Skipper Epargyreus clarus clarus
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly
Date Notes: 
Not certain the camera time was correct.

Sighting Record 1198643

Observation Notes: 
I saw this moth on the driveway.
Region: 
United States
Colorado
Larimer County
Location Notes: 
Near the Cathy Fromme Prairie (southwest Fort Collins, CO)
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 40.5278009, -105.11964899999998

Date of Observation *: 
Wednesday, August 1, 2018 - 09:55
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1198610

Observation Notes: 
Seen visiting Dahloberg daisy (Dyssodia tenuiloba syn. Thymophylla tenuiloba). Clear, sunny day.
Region: 
United States
Colorado
Prowers County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 38.07585132193303, -102.61230206873455

Date of Observation *: 
Saturday, September 29, 2018 - 13:18
Suggested Identification: 
Western Pygmy-Blue (Brephidium exile)
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1198589

Observation Notes: 
Seen on shasta daisies, (Leucanthemum x Superbum 'Alaska')
Region: 
United States
Colorado
Prowers County
Location Notes: 
Seen in the backyard garden.
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 38.076044109299154, -102.61220642394255

Date of Observation *: 
Thursday, July 12, 2018 - 15:28
Suggested Identification: 
Uncas Skipper (Hesperia uncas uncas)
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1198520

Observation Notes: 
Reakirt's Blue (Hermiargus isola) was visiting an innoccous flower on a blue chalk stick (Senecio serpens) plant.
Region: 
United States
Colorado
Prowers County
Location Notes: 
Butterflies often visit the miniature flowers of the blue stick fingers (Senecio serpens).
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 38.07601577601763, -102.6119266

Date of Observation *: 
Wednesday, October 25, 2017 - 13:07
Suggested Identification: 
Reakirt's Blue (Hermiargus isola)
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly
Date Notes: 
Date and time are correct.