Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Idaho

Sighting Record 1159838

Observation Notes: 
Resting in a plant near multiple caterpillar nests. We saw it while mountain biking in early summer. THIS PICTURE IS UPSIDE DOWN
Region: 
Boise County
United States
Idaho
Location Notes: 
Bogus Basin Ski Resort in Idaho.
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 43.71917002500189, -116.13550866763529

Date of Observation *: 
Saturday, June 2, 2018 - 18:04
Suggested Identification: 
Promethea Moth
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth
Date Notes: 
Early summer 2018

Sighting Record 1159147

Observation Notes: 
found on garage door near lights that are left on at night, house surrounded by mixed conifer forest
Region: 
Kootenai County
United States
Idaho
Location Notes: 
outside Coeur d'Alene, Idaho
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 47.6719491, -116.84520320000001

Date of Observation *: 
Sunday, May 27, 2018 - 07:30
Suggested Identification: 
Paonias excaecatus
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth
Date Notes: 
Exact

Sighting Record 1159058

Region: 
Kootenai County
United States
Idaho
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 47.6826872, -116.77656830000001

Date of Observation *: 
Monday, May 28, 2018 - 10:34
Suggested Identification: 
hyalophora euryalus
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth
Date Notes: 
This beautiful moth was fluttering around our back door light all night on May 27, 2018. This photo was of him the next morning.

Sighting Record 1158089

Observation Notes: 
Night before saw a large moth shadow from the porch light, the found this lovely by my door. I love how he tried to scare me with his eye spots. Beautiful moth. Never seen one before.
Region: 
Kootenai County
United States
Idaho
Location Notes: 
A few miles south of Coeur d'alene, idaho.
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 47.64574904637661, -116.88490987800924

Date of Observation *: 
Friday, May 18, 2018 - 16:30
Suggested Identification: 
Cecropia silk moth
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1158084

Observation Notes: 
It is in my greenhouse
Region: 
Kootenai County
United States
Idaho
Location Notes: 
2500 feet elevation
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 47.534139, -116.73875099999998

Date of Observation *: 
Monday, May 21, 2018 - 09:30
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1157934

Observation Notes: 
Sunny day
Region: 
Kootenai County
United States
Idaho
Location Notes: 
Vegetable garden. We have not seen this species before.
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 47.96263769755486, -116.80256052546531

Date of Observation *: 
Saturday, May 19, 2018 - 12:32
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly
Date Notes: 
Saw in our garden in Spirit Lake, Idaho, ~2600 feet elevation, forested area

Sighting Record 1157911

Observation Notes: 
Basking on and near dirt ATV trail in sagebrush habitat.
Region: 
Custer County
United States
Idaho
Location Notes: 
Southwest of Challis, Idaho
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 44.473863800216094, -114.21621593390682

Date of Observation *: 
Saturday, May 19, 2018 - 12:21
Suggested Identification: 
Common Sootywing - Pholisora catullus
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1157454

Observation Notes: 
sunny, breezy, ~70 deg, quite a few individuals
Region: 
Latah County
United States
Idaho
Location Notes: 
grassland along Butte Road, Latah, Idaho
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 46.696448407820235, -116.89506964220533

Date of Observation *: 
Tuesday, May 15, 2018 - 10:35
Suggested Identification: 
Cupido amyntula
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly
Date Notes: 
exact

Sighting Record 1157018

Region: 
Butte County
Idaho
United States
Location Notes: 
Craters of the Moon National Monument and Preserve, Visitor Center area
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 43.46255728138174, -113.56034865126918

Date of Observation *: 
Friday, March 31, 2017 - 12:00
Suggested Identification: 
Cuculia pulla ?
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1153840

Observation Notes: 
The moth was outside my door which is on an upstairs balcony, on door sill beside a big flower pot with a dormant lavender plant in it. Sunny cold windy day. The moth stayed on my hand while I moved around and went inside to get camera and wouldn't leave my hand unless I purposefully guided him off. He readily climbed back on after I put him on the piece of my felted wool for photos.
Region: 
Latah County
United States
Idaho
Location Notes: 
Appx 16 miles east of Moscow, Idaho, USA
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 46.7415609, -116.69205099999999

Date of Observation *: 
Monday, March 12, 2018 - 13:15
Suggested Identification: 
Pacific Green Sphinx
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth