Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Idaho

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

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