Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Louisiana

Sighting Record 1242571

Observation Notes: 
It is a pleasant overcast day here in Luling, Louisiana. The temperature is 78 degrees. This moth was found on the sidewalk outside our school office. He is sluggish, but alive. We have never found this type of silk moth on campus before!
Region: 
United States
Louisiana
St. Charles Parish
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 29.922437799999997, -90.3675355

Date of Observation *: 
Wednesday, February 12, 2020 - 08:00
Suggested Identification: 
Oleander Hawk-moth
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1242132

Observation Notes: 
~70 F.; clear; some light breeze. Catahoula Hummingbird and Butterfly Garden, Kisatchie National Forest. Habitat: garden with diverse plantings adjacent to open pine forest and weedy meadow
Region: 
United States
Louisiana
Grant Parish
Location Notes: 
Catahoula Hummingbird and Butterfly Garden, Work Center Rd, Kisatchie National Forest
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 31.512301627035225, -92.4698156118393

Date of Observation *: 
Monday, November 27, 2017 - 11:50
Suggested Identification: 
American Snout
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1241352

Region: 
United States
Louisiana
Jefferson Davis Parish
Location Notes: 
Wild Road
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 30.141973818170236, -92.80662961297703

Date of Observation *: 
Thursday, January 16, 2020 - 14:33
Suggested Identification: 
Spotted Beet Webworm
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1240654

Observation Notes: 
Catahoula NWR Willow Lake Unit. Conditions: ~63 F.; sunny; some light breeze. Habitat: wet grassy roadside through hardwood secondgrowth.
Region: 
United States
Louisiana
La Salle Parish
Location Notes: 
Catahoula NWR Willow Lake Unit -- side road to the south of Willow Lake Road
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 31.5923625103518, -92.03303396701813

Date of Observation *: 
Sunday, November 3, 2019 - 14:39
Suggested Identification: 
Least Skipper
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1240653

Observation Notes: 
Sulphur was flushed from ground few times while I was trying to get photo, but otherwise not active. Conditions: ~low 70s F., overcast, damp. Habitat: grassy lawn adjacent to various plantings, mixed pine-hardwoods, thicket.
Region: 
United States
Louisiana
La Salle Parish
Location Notes: 
near Austin Rd in Jena, La Salle Parish
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 31.698383537503595, -92.1225754916668

Date of Observation *: 
Saturday, November 30, 2019 - 11:41
Suggested Identification: 
Dainty Sulphur
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1240652

Observation Notes: 
Moth was dead on ground, with part of body missing -- presumably killed and eaten by bird. Habitat: open path where bottomland hardwood forest meets hardwood secondgrowth.
Region: 
United States
Louisiana
La Salle Parish
Location Notes: 
Catahoula NWR Headquarters Unit -- gated side road to east side of Duck Lake
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 31.56337230862087, -92.01208184057481

Date of Observation *: 
Thursday, November 28, 2019 - 12:56
Suggested Identification: 
Eastern Buckmoth
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1240475

Observation Notes: 
habitat: trail at edge of open pine woods and grassy field. Kisatchie NF.
Region: 
United States
Louisiana
Grant Parish
Location Notes: 
Kisatchie National Forest Catahoula Ranger District -- south side of the block of open pine woods SW of the butterfly garden, west of NF Rd 146
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 31.501505207868252, -92.47173070907593

Date of Observation *: 
Friday, November 17, 2017 - 10:36
Suggested Identification: 
Orange Sulphur
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1239945

Region: 
United States
Louisiana
Caddo Parish
Location Notes: 
32.205778, -94.029227
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 32.205718511581836, -94.02922654959866

Date of Observation *: 
Sunday, June 9, 2019 - 15:28
Suggested Identification: 
Spicebush Swallowtail
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1239944

Region: 
United States
Louisiana
Caddo Parish
Location Notes: 
32.207806, -94.026306
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 32.2078966440163, -94.02622487937623

Date of Observation *: 
Sunday, June 9, 2019 - 14:54
Suggested Identification: 
Clouded Skipper
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1239943

Region: 
United States
Louisiana
Caddo Parish
Location Notes: 
32.207779, -94.026423
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 32.20772394917467, -94.026432354245

Date of Observation *: 
Sunday, June 9, 2019 - 14:53
Suggested Identification: 
Gulf Fritillary
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly