Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Kansas

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

Sighting Record 1227484

Observation Notes: 
Seen up in a Hedge Maple at the county extension gardens. It flew up into it when I was walking by, and then it would very slowly open its wings and slowly close them up, and each time it did this it left its wings up longer. Size: Approx. 3" wingspan. Weather: 84 degrees, 86% humidity.
Region: 
United States
Kansas
Douglas County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 38.947359, -95.21180099999998

Date of Observation *: 
Tuesday, August 20, 2019 - 20:00
Suggested Identification: 
Question Mark (Polygonia interrogationis)
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1227400

Observation Notes: 
Third Buckeye photographed at the demonstration gardens today, though there were many more about. This one is feeding on some Purpletop Vervain in the butterfly bed. It also rotated around in increments on the blossom every couple of seconds. Size: Approx. 1.75 - 2" wingspan. Weather: 90 degrees, 70% humidity, sunny muggy skies.
Region: 
United States
Kansas
Douglas County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 38.947359, -95.21180099999998

Date of Observation *: 
Tuesday, August 20, 2019 - 14:10
Suggested Identification: 
Common Buckeye (Junonia coenia)
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly