Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Connecticut

Sighting Record 1216153

Observation Notes: 
7/11/19 actual first sighting. Still at location.
Region: 
United States
Connecticut
New London County
Location Notes: 
Home
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 41.354653, -72.02488590000002

Date of Observation *: 
Friday, July 12, 2019 - 10:43
Suggested Identification: 
Luna moth
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1188924

Region: 
United States
Connecticut
New London County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 41.3072959, -72.11511910000002

Date of Observation *: 
Tuesday, August 7, 2018 - 08:37
Suggested Identification: 
Silver-spotted Skipper
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1184711

Region: 
United States
Connecticut
Fairfield County
Location Notes: 
Greenwich Audubon
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 41.09697329999999, -73.68790990000002

Date of Observation *: 
Sunday, September 2, 2018 - 14:00
Suggested Identification: 
Viceroy
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1184709

Region: 
United States
Connecticut
Fairfield County
Location Notes: 
Greenwich Audubon
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 41.09697329999999, -73.68790990000002

Date of Observation *: 
Sunday, September 2, 2018 - 14:00
Suggested Identification: 
Red-banded Hairstreak
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1178340

Observation Notes: 
It flew very fast, darting in and out of garden when startled (I think) by my presence. It was drinking nectar from buddleia.
Region: 
United States
Connecticut
Fairfield County
Location Notes: 
Location of sighting is a butterfly garden with a pond within fifty feet and contains lots of native and non-native plants. The edge of the woods is within fifty feet as well. Trees on the property include ash, willows, birch, beech, white oak, red oak, other oaks, red maple, hickory, alder, dogwood, sassafrass, a few conifers...etc. Bushes include spice bush, witchhazel, New Jersey tea, rhododendron, elderberry, clethra, button bush...etc. Other plants include milkweeds, buddelia, cosmos, zinias, ironweed, golden rods, joe pye weeds, early and late figwort, rhudbeckia lancelota, sunflowers, asters, lupin, nettles, cardinal flower, blue vervain, carrot family, fennel ...etc.
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 41.3178632, -73.40394349999997

Date of Observation *: 
Saturday, August 11, 2018 - 12:19
Suggested Identification: 
bog copper??
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly
Date Notes: 
cloudy, wet day with intermittent showers, 74 degrees F

Sighting Record 1172303

Region: 
Fairfield County
United States
Connecticut
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 41.09697329999999, -73.68790990000002

Date of Observation *: 
Friday, July 20, 2018 - 14:00
Suggested Identification: 
Pearl Crescent
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1172302

Region: 
Fairfield County
United States
Connecticut
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 41.09697329999999, -73.68790990000002

Date of Observation *: 
Friday, July 20, 2018 - 13:30
Suggested Identification: 
Monarch
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1172300

Region: 
Fairfield County
United States
Connecticut
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 41.09697329999999, -73.68790990000002

Date of Observation *: 
Friday, July 20, 2018 - 13:15
Suggested Identification: 
Great Spangled Fritillary
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1171254

Observation Notes: 
saw these several locations from east windsor locks to the area I'm posting now road side on clover near dock! rain day before warm humid day wind calm
Region: 
New Haven County
United States
Connecticut
Location Notes: 
road side in commercial area Naugatuck Also road side windsor locks roadside
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 41.483647969081666, -73.04265162851561

Date of Observation *: 
Saturday, July 7, 2018 - 05:37
Suggested Identification: 
American Copper Lycaena phlaeas
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly
Date Notes: 
Pacific Standard time Three hours earlier should show 8:37?