Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Louisiana

Sighting Record 1188322

Region: 
Orleans Parish
United States
Louisiana
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 29.987467939996346, -90.09634274629548

Date of Observation *: 
Wednesday, September 5, 2018 - 14:07
Suggested Identification: 
Chioides zilpa? Chioides albofasciatus?
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1188320

Observation Notes: 
The swallowtail has been caught by a mantis.
Region: 
Orleans Parish
United States
Louisiana
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 29.98733394192232, -90.09713888168335

Date of Observation *: 
Wednesday, September 5, 2018 - 14:00
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1188318

Region: 
Orleans Parish
United States
Louisiana
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 29.981631105038737, -90.08895264607185

Date of Observation *: 
Wednesday, September 5, 2018 - 13:00
Suggested Identification: 
Agraulis vanillae
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1187810

Observation Notes: 
This caterpillar seemed to have fallen from an oak tree. It was an unusual dark brown, almost black color.
Region: 
Ascension Parish
Louisiana
United States
Location Notes: 
Northern City of Gonzales
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 30.263854334636562, -90.92297222979221

Date of Observation *: 
Sunday, September 16, 2018 - 09:00
Suggested Identification: 
IMPERIAL Moth Caterpillar
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
caterpillar

Sighting Record 1187653

Observation Notes: 
Sat in this spot. Never moved. Plant is a species of passion vine.
Region: 
Ouachita Parish
United States
Louisiana
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 32.6054996264662, -92.05107893746322

Date of Observation *: 
Thursday, September 13, 2018 - 12:57
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
caterpillar

Sighting Record 1187650

Observation Notes: 
Landed on a nearby tree branch. Would open and close its wings every few seconds but mostly had its wings flat across.
Region: 
Ouachita Parish
United States
Louisiana
Location Notes: 
At Black Bayou Lake National Wildlife Refuge.
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 32.60489235377879, -92.0504093170166

Date of Observation *: 
Tuesday, August 28, 2018 - 11:13
Suggested Identification: 
Tawny emperor
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1187491

Observation Notes: 
Moth as unusual method of "hanging out". Looks like a real "cliff hanger". Mostly sunny, hot and humid.
Region: 
East Baton Rouge Parish
United States
Louisiana
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 30.3699987, -91.1045565

Date of Observation *: 
Friday, September 14, 2018 - 11:30
Suggested Identification: 
Acharia stimulea - Saddleback Caterpillar Moth - Hodges#4700
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1187130

Observation Notes: 
Observed on vinyl siding (about 4 1/2 ft high) of our shed. Crepe myrtle tree which makes white flowers touches the shed. Just grass growing beneath, no plants. Crepe myrtle tree is a few yards from a small man-made lake. Temperature in the 80's, humidity in 70's or 80's.
Region: 
Ascension Parish
United States
Louisiana
Location Notes: 
Approx. 10 miles south of Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 30.3170199, -90.9702499

Date of Observation *: 
Wednesday, September 12, 2018 - 08:20
Suggested Identification: 
saddleback caterpillar
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
caterpillar

Sighting Record 1187122

Observation Notes: 
Jeromi Hefner, Phillip Wallace, and I observed multiple individuals, flying with Bay and Salt Marsh Skippers (observations submitted separately), along the Blue Goose Trail in Sabine National Wildlife Refuge.
Region: 
Cameron Parish
United States
Louisiana
Location Notes: 
The map location shown in the record preview is wrong for the coordinates uploaded; the coordinates point to the middle or southern half of the Blue Goose Trail (along the east bank of Shell Canal) in Sabine National Wildlife Refuge, whereas the map places the marker nearer to the center of the refuge in a location that's inaccessible.
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 29.9041299, -93.5205641

Date of Observation *: 
Sunday, September 9, 2018 - 10:46
Suggested Identification: 
Delaware Skipper (Anatrytone logan)
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly