Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Indiana

Sighting Record 1148696

Region: 
Orange County
United States
Indiana
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 38.5487863, -86.63909000000001

Date of Observation *: 
Sunday, November 5, 2017 - 19:30
Suggested Identification: 
Velvetbean moth
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1147762

Observation Notes: 
Very small moth that was accidentally brought inside.
Region: 
Elkhart County
United States
Indiana
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 41.558606, -85.828779

Date of Observation *: 
Friday, October 27, 2017 - 15:15
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1147631

Observation Notes: 
Very hot and humid, especial for the time of year. Temperature probably around 80F.
Region: 
Greene County
United States
Indiana
Location Notes: 
Shakamak State Park, Jasonville, IN
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 39.16442517569623, -87.22848415374756

Date of Observation *: 
Thursday, September 21, 2017 - 21:30
Suggested Identification: 
Sensitive fern borer moth (Papaipema inquaesita)
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth
Date Notes: 
Perched on outside bathroom wall under lights at Shakamak State Park campground.

Sighting Record 1147261

Observation Notes: 
I observe this moth variety yearly on the butterfly bush blooms as well as the cleome blooms during the daytime hours. The caterpillar was observed on a native honeysuckle vine in mid September 2017. I'd like a confirmed ID, please.
Region: 
Lawrence County
United States
Indiana
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 38.7928179, -86.40712400000001

Date of Observation *: 
Saturday, August 12, 2017 - 10:55
Suggested Identification: 
Clearwing hummingbird moth of some variety. Also photo of caterpillar which may be a clearwing caterpillar of some variety.
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1146106

Region: 
Bartholomew County
United States
Indiana
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 39.25260451974998, -85.79197883605957

Date of Observation *: 
Friday, October 13, 2017 - 10:30
Suggested Identification: 
Orange-barred Sulphur (Phoebis philea philea)
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1145277

Observation Notes: 
Overcast day. Sparse food sources at this time of year with many insects, moths, and butterflies crowding the few remaining goldenrod and thistle.
Region: 
Jackson County
United States
Indiana
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 38.92850086856678, -85.81283569335938

Date of Observation *: 
Friday, October 6, 2017 - 12:48
Suggested Identification: 
Yellow-collared Scape Moth
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1145266

Observation Notes: 
Just glanced up and seen the amazing orange. Landed on old decaying Rosinweed and blended right in. Then moved and don't know if left or stayed. (o;
Region: 
Marion County
United States
Indiana
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 39.7637537, -86.05970109999998

Date of Observation *: 
Sunday, October 8, 2017 - 12:24
Suggested Identification: 
Eastern comma - winter form
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1145226

Observation Notes: 
The Aromatic Aster (Symphyotrichum oblongifolium ) about the last blooming. This skipper was enjoying along with many others. In a Native plant garden with 43 species of plants
Region: 
Marion County
United States
Indiana
Location Notes: 
Pennsy trail garden.
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 39.76855866216323, -86.05887162939149

Date of Observation *: 
Saturday, October 7, 2017 - 15:25
Suggested Identification: 
Common Checkered-Skipper
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1145065

Observation Notes: 
Came to light.
Region: 
Harrison County
Indiana
United States
Location Notes: 
Curtis-Beauchamp Natural Area
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 38.36117613083927, -86.22201204299927

Date of Observation *: 
Thursday, October 5, 2017 - 22:00
Suggested Identification: 
Spragueia dama
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1144974

Region: 
Morgan County
United States
Indiana
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 39.453148, -86.49082199999998

Date of Observation *: 
Thursday, August 24, 2017 - 15:00
Suggested Identification: 
Common Looper Autographa precationis
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth