Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Idaho

Sighting Record 1165641

Observation Notes: 
This was the second of two moths we saw on 6/24. The first was in Lucky Peak State Park at around 9:00 am.
Region: 
Ada County
United States
Idaho
Location Notes: 
43°36'18.88"N,116° 3'39.16"W In parking lot at Lucky Peak Intermountain Bird Observatory Ada county Idaho.
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 43.6049611, -116.05985989999999

Date of Observation *: 
Sunday, June 24, 2018 - 12:00
Suggested Identification: 
cecropia
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1164870

Observation Notes: 
Spotted resting on the side of our white cloth pavillion at a music festival.
Region: 
Washington County
United States
Idaho
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 44.26401, -116.98058000000003

Date of Observation *: 
Friday, June 22, 2018 - 10:00
Suggested Identification: 
Common Ringlet (Coenonympha tullia)?
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1164322

Observation Notes: 
Butterflies seem to be warming up and drying out after a cool, wet night. This one was perched quietly on a blade of grass with wings spread open. At my approach it slowly closed its wings and stayed that way.
Region: 
United States
Idaho
Location Notes: 
Location was GPS'd: UTM 11N 4921111/634952 (44.430712/-115.3045). The mapping app on the website didn't want to plot correctly so am including here. This location is north of Bear Valley Creek and west of Ayers Creek in the Frank Church River of No Return Wilderness.
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 44.7513936, -115.50531230000001

Date of Observation *: 
Wednesday, June 20, 2018 - 11:24
Suggested Identification: 
Carterocephalus palaemon- Artic Skipper
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1164319

Observation Notes: 
Very vibrant orange. Butterflies seemed to be warming themselves and drying out after a cool wet night. The one in the photo is perched on the unopened flower head of a plant in the buckwheat family.
Region: 
United States
Idaho
Location Notes: 
Location GPS'd: UTM 11N 4920783/634801 (44.427788/-115.3064). Doesn't want to plot correctly on the map. The location is north of Bear Valley Creek and west of Ayers Creek in the Frank Church River of No Return Wilderness.
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 44.7513936, -115.50531230000001

Date of Observation *: 
Wednesday, June 20, 2018 - 11:00
Suggested Identification: 
Lycaena cupreus- Lustrous Copper
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1162336

Observation Notes: 
Sighted by Joyce Epperson at Warm River, Fremont County, Idaho. Photo taken by Joyce Epperson. Moth rested on windowsill of cabin (located on the edge of the Caribou-Targhee National Forest) for the day and then left in the evening. Identified by Denise Hansen, Sooke, BC.
Region: 
Fremont County
United States
Idaho
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 44.1149152, -111.32078419999999

Date of Observation *: 
Monday, June 11, 2018 - 10:00
Suggested Identification: 
Smerinthus cerisyi
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1162333

Observation Notes: 
Resting on window screen. Nice 70 degrees out.
Region: 
Caribou County
United States
Idaho
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 42.6163059, -111.51757850000001

Date of Observation *: 
Thursday, June 14, 2018 - 10:15
Suggested Identification: 
Salt Marsh Moth
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1162035

Region: 
Idaho County
United States
Idaho
Location Notes: 
2 miles up Meadow Creek, Nez Perce National Forest, Idaho.
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 46.02444733419117, -115.28550498163861

Date of Observation *: 
Saturday, June 2, 2018 - 13:13
Suggested Identification: 
Forester moth
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1161931

Observation Notes: 
It had a very fuzzy head and a small body. It was a grey/white color and had some circular designs that were somewhat visible
Region: 
Caribou County
United States
Idaho
Location Notes: 
We were camping in a large open area off the side of Wood Canyon Road when I found the moth.
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 42.68583980457952, -111.43069874905143

Date of Observation *: 
Sunday, June 10, 2018 - 23:42
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth
Date Notes: 
This is a guess, i found it inside our camper late at night.

Sighting Record 1161418

Observation Notes: 
Butterflies were observed on a clear, sunny day. There were many of them and they were landing on the sandy river banks.
Region: 
Idaho County
United States
Idaho
Location Notes: 
Butterflies were observed by the Lochsa River in the Clearwater National Forest in Idaho at a USFS campground called Knife Edge.
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 46.2271335, -115.47429920000002

Date of Observation *: 
Tuesday, June 5, 2018 - 12:11
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly