Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Iowa

Sighting Record 1229245

Region: 
United States
Iowa
Woodbury County
Location Notes: 
On the ground of a parking lot
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 42.4904814, -96.37421919999997

Date of Observation *: 
Sunday, August 25, 2019 - 09:51
Suggested Identification: 
Catalpa Sphinx
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1229244

Region: 
United States
Iowa
Woodbury County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 42.51516996937209, -96.35698143701904

Date of Observation *: 
Tuesday, August 6, 2019 - 12:17
Suggested Identification: 
Waved Sphinx
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1227001

Observation Notes: 
This little moth was found in our home and doesn't seem to be in our ID book.
Region: 
United States
Iowa
Iowa County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 41.5788677, -92.04665669999997

Date of Observation *: 
Monday, August 19, 2019 - 11:00
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1225030

Observation Notes: 
Seen inside the Lake Iowa Nature Center at Lake Iowa Park west of Williamsburg, Iowa.
Region: 
United States
Iowa
Iowa County
Location Notes: 
Lake Iowa Nature Center, Lake Iowa Park, Ladora, IA
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 41.6356777, -92.18088219999999

Date of Observation *: 
Monday, August 12, 2019 - 10:15
Suggested Identification: 
False Crocus geometer
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth
Date Notes: 
August 12, 2019

Sighting Record 1224229

Observation Notes: 
Wing span appears to be at least 3.5 inches and the thorax is extremely long. Mistook for a hummingbird. Now know it is often called the hummingbird moth!
Region: 
United States
Iowa
Dallas County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 41.6155295744087, -93.81709548332822

Date of Observation *: 
Friday, August 9, 2019 - 09:00
Suggested Identification: 
White-lined Sphinx moth
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1224217

Region: 
United States
Iowa
Dallas County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 41.61465101036642, -93.81725641586911

Date of Observation *: 
Friday, August 9, 2019 - 09:00
Suggested Identification: 
White-lined Sphinx moth
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1223927

Observation Notes: 
On a buckthorn bush in my yard.
Region: 
United States
Iowa
Scott County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 41.57757278714309, -90.44574627873538

Date of Observation *: 
Thursday, August 8, 2019 - 10:00
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
caterpillar

Sighting Record 1222387

Observation Notes: 
I was cleaning out brush, weeds and overgrown grapevine in the ditch by my house and found this caterpillar on a dead leaf from a day lily.
Region: 
United States
Iowa
Union County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 41.025728, -94.20056290000002

Date of Observation *: 
Saturday, August 3, 2019 - 11:22
Suggested Identification: 
Achemon Sphinx
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
caterpillar

Sighting Record 1222172

Observation Notes: 
Caterpillar was observed walking across bare soil near tent in campground at George Wyth State Park. Temperature in the mid-eighties, clear skies, and breezy. Near the base of an oak tree.
Region: 
United States
Iowa
Black Hawk County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 42.53124648121982, -92.40450455679837

Date of Observation *: 
Saturday, July 27, 2019 - 12:15
Suggested Identification: 
American Dagger Moth
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
caterpillar

Sighting Record 1221878

Region: 
United States
Iowa
Henry County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 40.94007235060051, -91.54687888920307

Date of Observation *: 
Thursday, July 4, 2019 - 17:00
Suggested Identification: 
Imperial Moth
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth