Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Idaho

Sighting Record 1268240

Observation Notes: 
A sunny morning around 79 degrees. Evergreen, aspen and cottonwoods nearby, lots of grass and clover as it is an old golf course.
Region: 
United States
Idaho
Blaine County
Location Notes: 
Adjacent to Warmsprings Creek and Warmsprings Rd in Ketchum Idaho.
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 43.6897426, -114.3849953

Date of Observation *: 
Tuesday, August 11, 2020 - 09:45
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1266424

Observation Notes: 
Located in garage.... in a dark room
Region: 
United States
Idaho
Kootenai County
Location Notes: 
Live on ten acres...part pasture and surrounded by coniferous forest
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 47.8316527, -116.7397216

Date of Observation *: 
Wednesday, August 5, 2020 - 16:00
Suggested Identification: 
Black Witch
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1264480

Observation Notes: 
Lookout Mountain peak in Bonners Ferry County, Idaho; 6700 ft. elevation; feeding on an alpine pussytoes species (possibly Antennaria rosea)
Region: 
United States
Idaho
Location Notes: 
Near the historic fire lookout on Lookout Mountain
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 48.77270890497777, -116.76939010620117

Date of Observation *: 
Thursday, July 23, 2020 - 17:34
Suggested Identification: 
Epelis truncataria
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1262674

Observation Notes: 
Sunny, warm, cloudless morning. On west exterior home wall. Large cottonwood tree across street.
Region: 
United States
Idaho
Ada County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 43.642240699999995, -116.33739369999999

Date of Observation *: 
Thursday, July 23, 2020 - 11:05
Suggested Identification: 
Catocala amatrix (sweetheart underwing)
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1257374

Observation Notes: 
photographed on sage brush, identification suggested by Merrill A. Peterson, Professor and Insect Collection (WWUC) Curator, Biology Department, Western Washington University
Region: 
United States
Idaho
Butte County
Location Notes: 
Craters of the Moon National Monument and Preserve, Butte County, Idaho. Along the Wilderness Trail. East of Coyote Butte, north of Echo Crater.
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 43.403110527317246, -113.5133171081543

Date of Observation *: 
Monday, June 22, 2020 - 08:54
Suggested Identification: 
Chlorosea nevadaria
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1255858

Observation Notes: 
I have these daily, this is the largest one this past week. It was on a bench below to close to my cats reaching it, so I let it attach to this walking stick. When I went back 5 mins later, it was gone.
Region: 
United States
Idaho
Lemhi County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 45.2959442, -114.3574615

Date of Observation *: 
Thursday, June 25, 2020 - 11:25
Suggested Identification: 
Columbia silk moth
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth
Date Notes: 
Morning

Sighting Record 1252290

Observation Notes: 
This is a non-American species and I don't know how it got here
Region: 
United States
Idaho
Kootenai County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 47.6706513, -116.7615347

Date of Observation *: 
Saturday, June 6, 2020 - 23:30
Suggested Identification: 
Coronet moth
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1250229

Observation Notes: 
Weather was cool (low-60s) and overcast. My husband was able to transfer it over to our mini-herb garden and photograph it.
Region: 
United States
Idaho
Bonner County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 48.2336635, -116.4280817

Date of Observation *: 
Tuesday, May 26, 2020 - 16:40
Suggested Identification: 
Columbia silkmoth
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth