Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Iowa

Sighting Record 1210579

Observation Notes: 
My son spotted this one just outside our garage door, an hour before the photo was taken.
Region: 
United States
Iowa
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 43.18026714916382, -95.82541091710561

Date of Observation *: 
Wednesday, June 19, 2019 - 15:30
Suggested Identification: 
Cecropia
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1210555

Region: 
United States
Iowa
Johnson County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 41.8458406, -91.69323200000002

Date of Observation *: 
Wednesday, June 19, 2019 - 14:20
Suggested Identification: 
One-Eyed Sphinx
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth
Date Notes: 
Hiding out on my steps from the rain.

Sighting Record 1209767

Observation Notes: 
Observed feeding on our Catmint plants
Region: 
United States
Iowa
Black Hawk County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 42.4727139, -92.36632129999998

Date of Observation *: 
Friday, June 14, 2019 - 21:00
Suggested Identification: 
Nessus Sphynx
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1208494

Observation Notes: 
I found a Nessus Sphinx Moth enjoying the blooms on my lime tree.
Region: 
United States
Iowa
Polk County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 41.6324497, -93.7495045

Date of Observation *: 
Friday, June 7, 2019 - 19:00
Suggested Identification: 
Nessus
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth
Date Notes: 
Warm, sunny June evening

Sighting Record 1208204

Observation Notes: 
Sunny weather, found on a window
Region: 
United States
Iowa
Linn County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 42.03941892112522, -91.65113014839892

Date of Observation *: 
Wednesday, June 5, 2019 - 14:00
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth
Date Notes: 
Early afternoon, time may not be exact

Sighting Record 1207998

Observation Notes: 
Found Caterpillar watched it spin its cocoon last year. It just hatched.
Region: 
United States
Iowa
Guthrie County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 41.7271863, -94.42794579999997

Date of Observation *: 
Tuesday, June 4, 2019 - 14:30
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1200219

Observation Notes: 
Found on wall near basement steps/back door. Was resting on wall not moving.
Region: 
United States
Iowa
Dickinson County
Location Notes: 
Lake Park, IA
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 43.4572295, -95.32309609999999

Date of Observation *: 
Sunday, March 10, 2019 - 23:42
Suggested Identification: 
Agreeable tiger moth
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1197536

Observation Notes: 
Not very educated on moths and hoping you might be able to assist.
Region: 
United States
Iowa
Scott County
Location Notes: 
Found on walkway heading into Rhythm City Casino in Bettendorf , IA
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 41.5948145, -90.5306564

Date of Observation *: 
Saturday, August 4, 2018 - 11:56
Suggested Identification: 
Sphinx Moth possibly
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth
Date Notes: 
How long do you have to wait to get a response?

Sighting Record 1197193

Region: 
United States
Iowa
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 43.18754977882, -95.85211497646264

Date of Observation *: 
Tuesday, July 17, 2018 - 16:11
Suggested Identification: 
Cecropia silkmoth Hyalophora cecropia (Linnaeus, 1758)
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
caterpillar
Date Notes: 
Found on a Maple tree leaf. 4th Instar