Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Maine

Sighting Record 1242964

Region: 
Knox County
Maine
United States
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 44.0270956, -69.19419529999999

Date of Observation *: 
Tuesday, February 25, 2020 - 15:00
Suggested Identification: 
Hasty Acleris
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth
Date Notes: 
The moth was on the screen door. Temperature was in the high 30’s.

Sighting Record 1238565

Observation Notes: 
Surprised to find what I believe is an Eastern Comma Butterfly on the side of our barn in Southern Maine, cloudy, misty rain and 47°, barely moving, found near two Eastern Comma Butterfly cocoons.
Region: 
United States
Maine
York County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 43.394376983842406, -70.8512094166457

Date of Observation *: 
Tuesday, October 29, 2019 - 11:53
Suggested Identification: 
Eastern Comma
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly
Date Notes: 
Southern Maine, cloudy, rainy and 47°

Sighting Record 1233313

Observation Notes: 
I came home just in time to see the butterfly dry it’s wings before it flew off. It must have emerged from its chrysalis earlier in the day while I was at work. Was a sunny day.
Region: 
United States
Maine
Kennebec County
Location Notes: 
Central Maine- Vassalboro, Maine
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 44.41834828783172, -69.64015557921982

Date of Observation *: 
Friday, September 13, 2019 - 15:45
Suggested Identification: 
Monarch
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly
Date Notes: 
Sunny -the monarch butterfly just emerged from its chrysalis cocoon

Sighting Record 1233078

Observation Notes: 
Only one. First time I saw it this summer.
Region: 
United States
Maine
Lincoln County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 43.87995930392656, -69.6005833056472

Date of Observation *: 
Friday, September 13, 2019 - 15:33
Suggested Identification: 
Don’t know
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1233022

Region: 
United States
Maine
Oxford County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 44.12532198828709, -70.94873134177249

Date of Observation *: 
Thursday, September 12, 2019 - 15:20
Suggested Identification: 
Orange Sulphur
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1232419

Observation Notes: 
Flying and landing around my rug on my porch.
Region: 
United States
Maine
Androscoggin County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 44.04667422575225, -70.3216646594372

Date of Observation *: 
Friday, August 23, 2019 - 12:00
Suggested Identification: 
Red Admiral
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1232415

Observation Notes: 
I have quite a variety of flowers from a local nursery and brought some mint home from someone’s else’s property.
Region: 
United States
Maine
Androscoggin County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 44.0453235118507, -70.32021478268484

Date of Observation *: 
Saturday, June 22, 2019 - 10:19
Suggested Identification: 
White admiral limentis
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1231888

Observation Notes: 
partly sunny, 70F, calm, feeding on Queen Anne's lace
Region: 
United States
Maine
Hancock County
Location Notes: 
field along the Oak Hill trail
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 44.59288799999999, -68.68848919999999

Date of Observation *: 
Saturday, August 24, 2019 - 11:30
Suggested Identification: 
monarch - Danaus plexippus
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1231887

Observation Notes: 
partly sunny, 70F, calm, flying in field of goldenrod and landing in vegetation
Region: 
United States
Maine
Hancock County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 44.59288799999999, -68.68848919999999

Date of Observation *: 
Saturday, August 24, 2019 - 12:34
Suggested Identification: 
wood nymph - Cercyonis pegala
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1231872

Region: 
United States
Maine
Hancock County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 44.3341277, -68.25714929999998

Date of Observation *: 
Tuesday, June 19, 2018 - 13:52
Suggested Identification: 
Canadian Tiger Swallowtail
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly