Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Idaho

Sighting Record 1147155

Observation Notes: 
It was in the hay in our barn & it wings were orange when it flew
Region: 
Bonner County
United States
Idaho
Location Notes: 
Coniferous forest with open spaces of meadow
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 48.1959095, -116.65938069999999

Date of Observation *: 
Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 18:17
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1145339

Observation Notes: 
The weather had been very hot (80+) for weeks and it was probably 70+ that day. no rain, no wind, no clouds, very sunny, we were just driving along an old logging road and saw several butterflies (mostly fritillaries, crescents and checkerspots) crossing the road. we got out and walked along side of road and this butterfly flew out and landed in the road. most of the time it had its wings folded. this was the only sighting of this butterfly for that entire day.
Region: 
Kootenai County
United States
Idaho
Location Notes: 
on unnamed road that branches off W Twin Lakes Rd and crosses Fish Creek - about 2 miles west of Upper Twin Lake
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 47.88865926534646, -116.96967601776123

Date of Observation *: 
Friday, July 14, 2017 - 11:30
Suggested Identification: 
Compton Tortoiseshell (Nymphalis vau-album)
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1143912

Observation Notes: 
found in Douglas-fir / limber pine / snowberry habitat
Region: 
Butte County
United States
Idaho
Location Notes: 
NE side of Grassy Cone, Craters of the Moon National Monument and Preserve
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 43.45715287919761, -113.57714295387268

Date of Observation *: 
Monday, September 25, 2017 - 13:58
Suggested Identification: 
Tetracis jubararia (but telling T. jubararia from T. pallulata I leave to the experts)
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1142450

Observation Notes: 
Taken in backyard in Idaho Falls, Idaho.
Region: 
Bonneville County
United States
Idaho
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 43.384169, -112.037847

Date of Observation *: 
Thursday, September 7, 2017 - 16:00
Suggested Identification: 
Clouded Sulphur? Cloudless Sulphur?
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1142449

Observation Notes: 
Photo taken in Idaho Falls, Idaho in backyard.
Region: 
Bonneville County
United States
Idaho
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 43.384169, -112.037847

Date of Observation *: 
Thursday, September 7, 2017 - 16:00
Suggested Identification: 
Western Branded Skipper? Woodland Skipper?
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1142248

Observation Notes: 
it was in our house on the wall
Region: 
Bonner County
United States
Idaho
Location Notes: 
Sagle Idaho
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 48.1959095, -116.65938069999999

Date of Observation *: 
Monday, September 18, 2017 - 13:30
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1141999

Observation Notes: 
on flowers of rubber rabbitbrush (Ericameria nauseosa)
Region: 
Butte County
United States
Idaho
Location Notes: 
Caves Trail Parking area, Craters of the Moon National Monument and Preserve, Butte County, Idaho
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 43.44604597955532, -113.53448778390884

Date of Observation *: 
Monday, September 18, 2017 - 07:57
Suggested Identification: 
Polygonia gracilis
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1141758

Region: 
Fremont County
United States
Idaho
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 44.18674577161982, -111.32529973983765

Date of Observation *: 
Tuesday, August 15, 2017 - 14:23
Suggested Identification: 
Mourning Cloak
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1141755

Region: 
Fremont County
United States
Idaho
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 44.18716121016072, -111.32727384567261

Date of Observation *: 
Tuesday, August 15, 2017 - 14:19
Suggested Identification: 
Polygonia
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly