Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Maine

Sighting Record 1180423

Region: 
Cumberland County
United States
Maine
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 43.80987938150457, -70.44824897056293

Date of Observation *: 
Saturday, August 11, 2018 - 13:45
Suggested Identification: 
Monarch butterfly
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1179494

Observation Notes: 
Observed nectaring on flowers of alium
Region: 
Penobscot County
United States
Maine
Location Notes: 
Photographed at Ecotat Gardens and Arboretum
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 44.8092862, -68.92926829999999

Date of Observation *: 
Sunday, August 5, 2018 - 14:00
Suggested Identification: 
Wild Indigo Duskywing
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1179485

Observation Notes: 
Observed nectaring for about a half hour in various buddlea and beebalm in my yard
Region: 
Penobscot County
United States
Maine
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 44.8073705, -69.0538257

Date of Observation *: 
Sunday, August 12, 2018 - 12:30
Suggested Identification: 
White Admiral
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1179021

Observation Notes: 
Found in the Longfellow Garden in downtown Portland, ME. Necturing on a clethra (sweet-pepperbush). Flying around the garden and finally landed on some ferns long enough to take a picture.
Region: 
Cumberland County
United States
Maine
Location Notes: 
Longfellow Garden located behind the historic Wadsworth Longfellow House in downtown Portland, ME
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 43.656959, -70.26031060000003

Date of Observation *: 
Monday, August 13, 2018 - 14:40
Suggested Identification: 
Papilio cresphontes
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1178812

Region: 
Penobscot County
United States
Maine
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 45.0578055, -69.00316699999996

Date of Observation *: 
Sunday, August 12, 2018 - 16:00
Suggested Identification: 
Pieris rapae
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1178540

Region: 
Knox County
Maine
United States
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 44.0270956, -69.19419529999999

Date of Observation *: 
Saturday, August 4, 2018 - 21:30
Suggested Identification: 
Zigzag herpetogramma
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth
Date Notes: 
The moth was found on the side of the barn.

Sighting Record 1178375

Observation Notes: 
Found the moth perched on the siding of my house.
Region: 
Knox County
Maine
United States
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 44.0270956, -69.19419529999999

Date of Observation *: 
Friday, August 10, 2018 - 22:00
Suggested Identification: 
Sigmoid Prominent
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1177529

Observation Notes: 
About 20' from garden with Butterfly Weed, Asclepias tuberosus, with other Monarch caterpillars on them.
Region: 
Washington County
United States
Maine
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 44.4593467799576, -67.93346643447876

Date of Observation *: 
Friday, August 3, 2018 - 08:45
Suggested Identification: 
Danaus plexippus
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1174524

Region: 
Oxford County
United States
Maine
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 44.26928255888895, -70.5821646216736

Date of Observation *: 
Sunday, July 29, 2018 - 17:28
Suggested Identification: 
Limenitis archippus
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1174522

Region: 
Oxford County
United States
Maine
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 44.269927890903176, -70.58276543649293

Date of Observation *: 
Sunday, July 29, 2018 - 14:05
Suggested Identification: 
Speyeria atlantis
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly