Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Kansas

Sighting Record 1266066

Observation Notes: 
Temperature in mid-70s and overcast. Sitting on leaf on grass not far from milkweed. Close to some tomato plants with a few rotting tomatoes on the ground.
Region: 
United States
Kansas
Miami County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 38.5795646056007, -94.6841811842501

Date of Observation *: 
Tuesday, August 4, 2020 - 16:42
Suggested Identification: 
Eastern Comma
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1263974

Observation Notes: 
Laying on the ground in the grass under an Oak tree. Dry, cloudy day. 80° with a heat index of 87°.
Region: 
United States
Kansas
Crawford County
Location Notes: 
Pittsburg, Kansas
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 37.4471654, -94.6688603

Date of Observation *: 
Monday, July 27, 2020 - 16:45
Suggested Identification: 
Regal Moth
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
caterpillar

Sighting Record 1262715

Observation Notes: 
Observed visiting various tall phlox flowers in backyard on a hot, sunny, humid late afternoon.
Region: 
United States
Kansas
Leavenworth County
Location Notes: 
Two miles west of downtown Bonner Springs, KS
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 39.071922986386404, -94.92856973637267

Date of Observation *: 
Wednesday, July 22, 2020 - 17:10
Suggested Identification: 
Black swallowtail
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1261715

Observation Notes: 
Captured, photographed and released
Region: 
United States
Kansas
Marion County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 38.2463992, -97.3489233

Date of Observation *: 
Tuesday, May 27, 2008 - 12:37
Suggested Identification: 
Battus philenor
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1261714

Observation Notes: 
Captured, photographed and released
Region: 
United States
Kansas
Marion County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 38.2463992, -97.3489233

Date of Observation *: 
Monday, October 6, 2008 - 14:15
Suggested Identification: 
Chlosyne lacinia
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1261675

Observation Notes: 
Overnighting under patio cover until morning. Was strongly attracted to Sedum, Hylotelephium herbstsfreude "Autumn Joy" in garden during the week
Region: 
United States
Kansas
Harvey County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 38.0507412, -97.3354054

Date of Observation *: 
Wednesday, September 11, 2019 - 21:24
Suggested Identification: 
Calycopis cecrops
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1261671

Observation Notes: 
Feeding on Butterfly Bush, Buddleia davidii "Nanho Purple"
Region: 
United States
Kansas
Harvey County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 38.050744099999996, -97.3354339

Date of Observation *: 
Thursday, August 16, 2018 - 15:02
Suggested Identification: 
Polygonia interrogationis
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1261412

Observation Notes: 
Attracted to light under a patio cover. Fairly easy to allow moth to crawl onto my finger, brought inside house to identify and take photo. Released back outside afterward
Region: 
United States
Kansas
Harvey County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 38.050778, -97.33546199999999

Date of Observation *: 
Sunday, September 30, 2018 - 23:28
Suggested Identification: 
Erinnyis ello
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1261411

Observation Notes: 
Attracted to light under a patio cover. Fairly easy to allow moth to crawl onto my finger, brought inside house to identify and take photo. Released back outside afterward
Region: 
United States
Kansas
Harvey County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 38.0507539, -97.3354043

Date of Observation *: 
Sunday, September 30, 2018 - 23:28
Suggested Identification: 
Erinnyis ello
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1260229

Observation Notes: 
Feeding on Tithonia diversifolia (Mexican Sunflower 'Torch')
Region: 
United States
Kansas
Harvey County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 38.050746, -97.33539929999999

Date of Observation *: 
Wednesday, October 2, 2019 - 12:06
Suggested Identification: 
Colias eurytheme - female
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly