Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Kansas

Sighting Record 1188626

Observation Notes: 
Feeding on Pitchersage. (Blue sage). Sunny, 83 degrees F. Windy day, but in sheltered native perennials garden.
Region: 
Marion County
United States
Kansas
Location Notes: 
7 miles Southwest of Hillsboro, Ks
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 38.297369719999985, -97.25776014999997

Date of Observation *: 
Thursday, September 20, 2018 - 18:20
Suggested Identification: 
Painted Lady
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1188625

Observation Notes: 
I observed it feeding on the Autumn Sedums in my garden.
Region: 
Geary County
Kansas
United States
Location Notes: 
My home is on the western edge of Junction City, Kansas.
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 39.03126494498005, -96.87350133016355

Date of Observation *: 
Thursday, September 20, 2018 - 16:25
Suggested Identification: 
Border Patch
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1188612

Observation Notes: 
At least 4 individuals nectaring on Sedum 'Autumn Joy' stonecrop inflorescences. It has been unusually hot for mid-September, with temperatures >90F for the past 7 days. Winds have been gusting today and blowing from the south-southwest.
Region: 
Pottawatomie County
United States
Kansas
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 39.2116057, -96.5020571

Date of Observation *: 
Thursday, September 20, 2018 - 16:50
Suggested Identification: 
Bordered Patch (Chlosyne lacinia)
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1188377

Observation Notes: 
was originally on coreopsis, photo was on juniper. sunlight was extreme, so photos are blown out.
Region: 
Sedgwick County
United States
Kansas
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 37.8055254, -97.2749379

Date of Observation *: 
Tuesday, September 18, 2018 - 18:01
Suggested Identification: 
chlosyne lacinia
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1188369

Observation Notes: 
Found resting on the side of a building on DCCC campus.
Region: 
Ford County
United States
Kansas
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 37.777804350328104, -100.03352165222168

Date of Observation *: 
Tuesday, September 18, 2018 - 10:24
Suggested Identification: 
Tersa Sphinx
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1188201

Observation Notes: 
Slighter larger than and yellower than nearby Orange Sulphurs
Region: 
Bourbon County
United States
Kansas
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 37.90646926644307, -95.05508422851562

Date of Observation *: 
Monday, September 17, 2018 - 12:30
Suggested Identification: 
Southern Dogface
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1188117

Observation Notes: 
In lawn
Region: 
Harper County
Kansas
United States
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 37.13351497567422, -98.18486086326624

Date of Observation *: 
Monday, September 17, 2018 - 10:00
Suggested Identification: 
Salt Marsh Moth?
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
caterpillar

Sighting Record 1188019

Observation Notes: 
Took forever for this little guy to settle down on this dried-algae covered rock right near the water of Clinton Lake. A little faded and tattered. Approx. Size: 1" wingspan. Weather: Sunny, beautiful and warm...
Region: 
Douglas County
United States
Kansas
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 38.9338809, -95.34780610000001

Date of Observation *: 
Sunday, September 16, 2018 - 14:00
Suggested Identification: 
Easter-tailed Blue (Everes comyntas)
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1188008

Observation Notes: 
Saw this Common Buckeye as I was leaving another area of the beach, very near the water on some rocks. Lots of algae, too. Size: Approx. 1.75-2" wingspan. Weather: Beautiful, sunny and warm...
Region: 
Douglas County
United States
Kansas
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 38.9338809, -95.34780610000001

Date of Observation *: 
Sunday, September 16, 2018 - 13:30
Suggested Identification: 
Common Buckeye (Junonia coenia)
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1187999

Observation Notes: 
Not ever seen this type of skipper before. Top of body had a greenish tinge, wings grey and tan and had an almost greyish-pale green-iridescence to them, with three spots on top edge of wings. Other spots were faint. Seemed a tad bigger than most skippers I've seen before, too. Was on the dry grasses about 15' from the rocky/sandy shoreline of the lake, near the marina. Size: Approx. 1.5" wingspan. Weather: Beautiful, warm sunny day.
Region: 
Douglas County
United States
Kansas
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 38.9338809, -95.34780610000001

Date of Observation *: 
Sunday, September 16, 2018 - 12:30
Suggested Identification: 
Eufala Skipper (Lerodea eufala)
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly