Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Idaho

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

Sighting Record 1249387

Observation Notes: 
It was still in its cocoon yesterday afternoon and I saw it on the branch of the geranium I secured its cocoon to today (5/22) at 1:40. Weather has been very wet here for the last 5 days and we have had the heat set to 69 in our house.
Region: 
United States
Idaho
Owyhee County
Location Notes: 
Approximately 2 miles north of Givens Hot Springs and less than half a mile west of the Snake River, Melba Idaho
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 43.4344708, -116.7375279

Date of Observation *: 
Friday, May 22, 2020 - 13:40
Suggested Identification: 
One eyed Sphinx
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth
Date Notes: 
This is the day it emerged from its cocoon. I found the cocoon on the ground outside my house around 5/14/2020

Sighting Record 1248284

Region: 
United States
Idaho
Ada County
Location Notes: 
Moth was flying near a light.
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 43.61217176973731, -116.33927313872992

Date of Observation *: 
Wednesday, May 13, 2020 - 11:40
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth
Date Notes: 
Found the night of May 12th prior to 11pm

Sighting Record 1243753

Region: 
United States
Idaho
Latah County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 46.809149704570764, -116.97821092820382

Date of Observation *: 
Saturday, March 21, 2020 - 08:00
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth
Date Notes: 
Cool morning, in trap under UV bulb

Sighting Record 1243752

Observation Notes: 
Cool morning in trap under UV bulb
Region: 
United States
Idaho
Latah County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 46.809637333058355, -116.98754501557565

Date of Observation *: 
Saturday, March 21, 2020 - 08:00
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1243751

Observation Notes: 
Caught under UV lamp overnight; photo in the morning, cool temps <50F.
Region: 
United States
Idaho
Latah County
Location Notes: 
Mixed conifer (Ponderosa pine) / Hawthorne / ninebark
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 46.80914860969516, -116.97821089593822

Date of Observation *: 
Saturday, March 21, 2020 - 08:42
Suggested Identification: 
Noctuinae
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1237236

Observation Notes: 
Plants near sighting: Oak Trees, Willow Trees, Sunflowers, Mallow, Morning Glories, Tomatoes, and Squash.
Region: 
United States
Idaho
Ada County
Location Notes: 
Near Cloverdale and Victory crossing, Meridian, Idaho.
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 43.5709411, -116.33162520000002

Date of Observation *: 
Thursday, October 10, 2019 - 10:26
Suggested Identification: 
Grammia ornata. Ornate Tiger Moth
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth
Date Notes: 
June 1st, 2019 at 10:26am (Awhile ago but I didn't know of this site till recently and won't let me put in the correct date of observation)

Sighting Record 1236144

Observation Notes: 
Seen eating bugs out of cobwebs along the side of building.
Region: 
Bonneville County
Idaho
United States
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 43.49266069999999, -112.04075840000002

Date of Observation *: 
Friday, September 13, 2019 - 16:30
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
caterpillar