Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Maine

Sighting Record 1275840

Observation Notes: 
Feeding on Echinacea. Temperature about 75 degrees Fahrenheit. Butterfly appeared to be aged with ragged edges to wings.
Region: 
United States
Maine
Cumberland County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 43.9043386, -69.9938706

Date of Observation *: 
Thursday, September 24, 2020 - 15:30
Suggested Identification: 
Fritillary, uncertain about specie
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1275737

Observation Notes: 
This caterpillar was crawling around plastic chairs then went up the side of the house. Mid-day.
Region: 
United States
Maine
Knox County
Location Notes: 
House right next to a lake. Birch trees, maples, and pines all around. Warm and windy day. Early autumn.
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 44.24866430000001, -69.2761914

Date of Observation *: 
Thursday, September 24, 2020 - 10:43
Suggested Identification: 
Dagger Moth caterpillar
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
caterpillar

Sighting Record 1273864

Observation Notes: 
Observed numerous of same species in open meadows. Warm, sunny day. Butterflies were feeding on clover blossoms
Region: 
United States
Maine
Cumberland County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 43.849273, -70.0805022

Date of Observation *: 
Tuesday, September 1, 2020 - 15:31
Suggested Identification: 
Clouded Sulphur ( Colias philodice)
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1273861

Observation Notes: 
Sunny, warm day. Butterfly was landing on gravel trail/ road near meadow. Appeared to be probing soil for moisture
Region: 
United States
Maine
Cumberland County
Location Notes: 
On path near entry of Frank Knight Forest preserve
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 43.81852003072505, -70.16896963119507

Date of Observation *: 
Monday, August 31, 2020 - 12:31
Suggested Identification: 
American Copper ( Lycaeana phlaeas)
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1272680

Observation Notes: 
Found on my porch close to a large honeysuckle shrub, but not sure if feeding there.
Region: 
United States
Maine
Sagadahoc County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 43.958725542097156, -69.8009529

Date of Observation *: 
Tuesday, September 1, 2020 - 00:15
Suggested Identification: 
White-marked Tussock Moth
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
caterpillar

Sighting Record 1271966

Observation Notes: 
A neighbor took this photo and asked what it was. I think it is a Grey-patched Prominent moth caterpillar, but I can't find a photo of one.
Region: 
United States
Maine
Oxford County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 44.26416106842934, -70.58902078350668

Date of Observation *: 
Thursday, August 27, 2020 - 13:30
Suggested Identification: 
Dasylophia thyatiroides
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
caterpillar

Sighting Record 1271427

Region: 
United States
Maine
Oxford County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 44.02039846372556, -70.99609491358339

Date of Observation *: 
Monday, August 24, 2020 - 15:26
Suggested Identification: 
Great Spangled Fritillary
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly