Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Kansas

Sighting Record 1247604

Observation Notes: 
temp in the 70s with sunshine, landing on peonies
Region: 
United States
Kansas
Crawford County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 37.4152664, -94.71209329999999

Date of Observation *: 
Tuesday, May 5, 2020 - 13:00
Suggested Identification: 
American Snout
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1247287

Observation Notes: 
Was cleaning up leaves from Oak and Sycamore Trees and found laying on the ground where I had just raked.
Region: 
United States
Kansas
Lyon County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 38.410823637265274, -96.19312254387206

Date of Observation *: 
Saturday, May 2, 2020 - 15:25
Suggested Identification: 
Polyphemus Moth or perhaps Oculea Silkmoth but pretty sure it is a Polyphemus Moth.
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1247167

Observation Notes: 
This specimen seems to have rather wide white patches in the black borders
Region: 
United States
Kansas
Douglas County
Location Notes: 
on grassy roadside verge
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 38.935537066118165, -95.31097453068848

Date of Observation *: 
Thursday, April 30, 2020 - 17:53
Suggested Identification: 
Phyciodes tharos
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1246157

Observation Notes: 
It was about 60° and sunny. It was on the grass.
Region: 
United States
Kansas
Johnson County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 38.7672883, -94.6592143

Date of Observation *: 
Sunday, April 19, 2020 - 17:04
Suggested Identification: 
Zebra Swallowtail Eurytides marcellus
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1246057

Observation Notes: 
Watched this male flying around in large circles near the butterfly garden area (at Baker Wetlands), which then landed on the ground for a few minutes with its wings spread out. (Actually saw 3 males total.) Size: Approx. 3" wingspan. Weather: 63 degrees, 43% humidity, clear skies.
Region: 
United States
Kansas
Douglas County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 38.92058, -95.248735

Date of Observation *: 
Saturday, April 18, 2020 - 14:30
Suggested Identification: 
Black Swallowtail (Papilio polyxenes)
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1246017

Region: 
United States
Kansas
Ellsworth County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 38.85636967927681, -97.97991449387817

Date of Observation *: 
Friday, May 30, 2014 - 12:28
Suggested Identification: 
Checkered White
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1245917

Observation Notes: 
Sunny, cool, light wind. Specimen found in short grasses abutting a walkway in Lenexa, Kansas.
Region: 
United States
Kansas
Johnson County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 38.96679864281809, -94.78373893741453

Date of Observation *: 
Wednesday, April 15, 2020 - 15:30
Suggested Identification: 
Indra Swallotail
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1245860

Observation Notes: 
Female Falcate Orangetip
Region: 
United States
Kansas
Kingman County
Location Notes: 
Weedy roadside ditch previously flooded?
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 37.65829851517471, -98.2828099599679

Date of Observation *: 
Friday, April 22, 2016 - 12:48
Suggested Identification: 
Falcate Orangetip
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly
Date Notes: 
Seen and photographed with Rosa McHenry.

Sighting Record 1245858

Region: 
United States
Kansas
Kingman County
Location Notes: 
Weedy roadside ditch previously flooded?
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 37.65747774833844, -98.28303921305442

Date of Observation *: 
Friday, April 22, 2016 - 12:46
Suggested Identification: 
Olympia Marble
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly
Date Notes: 
Found west of Kingman State Fishing Lake with Rosa McHenry

Sighting Record 1243301

Observation Notes: 
Sunny, 48° F, windy. This butterfly was seen on leaf litter among trees in a creek area.
Region: 
United States
Kansas
Reno County
Location Notes: 
Just East of K61 Highway near Hutchinson, KS.
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 38.1231028, -97.84495489999999

Date of Observation *: 
Thursday, March 5, 2020 - 10:10
Suggested Identification: 
Eastern Comma, Polygonia comma
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly
Date Notes: 
Sunny, 48 degrees F, windy.