Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Kansas

Sighting Record 1228469

Observation Notes: 
Seen dodging down into the grassy meadow right off the path at the dog park. Size: Approx. 2.5 -2.75" wingspan. Weather: 80 degrees, 72% humidity, sunny skies.
Region: 
United States
Kansas
Douglas County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 38.93514800000001, -95.3249242

Date of Observation *: 
Friday, August 23, 2019 - 13:00
Suggested Identification: 
Common Wood-Nymph (Cercyonis pegala)
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1228468

Observation Notes: 
Was flying around and near the pond at the dog park. Quite vibrant. Size: Approx. 2.5" wingspan. Weather: 80 degrees, 72% humidity, sunny skies.
Region: 
United States
Kansas
Douglas County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 38.93514800000001, -95.3249242

Date of Observation *: 
Friday, August 23, 2019 - 12:45
Suggested Identification: 
Tawny Emperor (Asterocampa clyton)
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1228466

Observation Notes: 
Seen on a thistle (with a bumble bee) along a wooded edge, right off the path, at the dog park. Pond was about 20' away. Weather: 80 degrees, 72% humidity, sunny skies.
Region: 
United States
Kansas
Douglas County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 38.93514800000001, -95.3249242

Date of Observation *: 
Friday, August 23, 2019 - 12:40
Suggested Identification: 
Arogos Skipper (Atrytone arogos)
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1228465

Observation Notes: 
Didn't even notice this fella in the shot of sunflowers until I uploaded it and zoomed in. At dog park on tall native sunflowers. Weather: 80 degrees, 72% humidity, sunny skies.
Region: 
United States
Kansas
Douglas County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 38.93514800000001, -95.3249242

Date of Observation *: 
Friday, August 23, 2019 - 12:30
Suggested Identification: 
Tawny Emperor (Asterocampa clyton)
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1228440

Region: 
United States
Kansas
Pottawatomie County
Location Notes: 
Pottawatomie State Fishing Lake #2
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 39.230467051004716, -96.52645913522821

Date of Observation *: 
Friday, August 23, 2019 - 10:30
Suggested Identification: 
Snowberry Clearwing
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1228437

Region: 
United States
Kansas
Pottawatomie County
Location Notes: 
Pottawatomie State Fishing Lake #2
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 39.22815677641901, -96.52824258806686

Date of Observation *: 
Friday, August 23, 2019 - 10:30
Suggested Identification: 
Silver-spotted Skipper
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1227939

Observation Notes: 
Attracted overnight to the lights of the Headquarters/Visitor Center
Region: 
United States
Kansas
Stafford County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 38.07453131970529, -98.49120855331421

Date of Observation *: 
Tuesday, August 20, 2019 - 07:38
Suggested Identification: 
Schinia citrinellus
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1227537

Region: 
United States
Kansas
Harper County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 37.160001948356324, -98.02985515819705

Date of Observation *: 
Tuesday, August 20, 2019 - 12:30
Suggested Identification: 
Tersa Sphinx
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth