Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Maine

Sighting Record 1162586

Observation Notes: 
sunny, dry, no breeze, 70F, nectaring on spirea
Region: 
Hancock County
United States
Maine
Location Notes: 
northern end of The Tarn
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 44.3385559, -68.2733346

Date of Observation *: 
Friday, June 15, 2018 - 13:00
Suggested Identification: 
silvery blue - Glaucopsyche lygdamus
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1162585

Observation Notes: 
sunny, dry, no breeze, 70F, flying through vegetation
Region: 
Hancock County
United States
Maine
Location Notes: 
northern end of The Tarn
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 44.3385559, -68.2733346

Date of Observation *: 
Friday, June 15, 2018 - 12:29
Suggested Identification: 
common ringlet - Coenonympha tullia
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1162583

Observation Notes: 
sunny, dry, no breeze, 70F, flying through vegetation
Region: 
Hancock County
United States
Maine
Location Notes: 
northern end of The Tarn
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 44.3385559, -68.2733346

Date of Observation *: 
Friday, June 15, 2018 - 12:14
Suggested Identification: 
Northern crescent - Phyciodes selenis
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1162084

Observation Notes: 
sunny, dry, slight breezy, 65F, flying just over and then landing on ground
Region: 
Penobscot County
United States
Maine
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 44.8632801, -68.74036509999996

Date of Observation *: 
Monday, June 11, 2018 - 10:44
Suggested Identification: 
powder moth - Eufidonia notataria
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1162077

Observation Notes: 
sunny, warm (near 70F), dry, breezy, primarily flying over ground
Region: 
Hancock County
United States
Maine
Location Notes: 
stream near Witch Hole Pond
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 44.3385559, -68.2733346

Date of Observation *: 
Saturday, June 9, 2018 - 13:34
Suggested Identification: 
Eastern tailed-blue - Everes comyntas
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1161637

Observation Notes: 
This moth was on a metal plaque. The temperature was around 65F.
Region: 
Knox County
United States
Maine
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 44.104848698650606, -69.11232841521166

Date of Observation *: 
Sunday, June 10, 2018 - 10:30
Suggested Identification: 
Pyrrharctia isabella, the isabella tiger moth or woollybear
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1161478

Observation Notes: 
Sunny, 67 deg, breezy, feeding on Rhododendron in wooded yard bordering tidal salt marsh
Region: 
York County
United States
Maine
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 43.34788717322844, -70.54430332349915

Date of Observation *: 
Sunday, June 10, 2018 - 11:57
Suggested Identification: 
Spicebush Swallowtail
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1159826

Region: 
Androscoggin County
United States
Maine
Location Notes: 
Right off of route 17
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 44.4683574, -70.1607457

Date of Observation *: 
Saturday, June 2, 2018 - 18:15
Suggested Identification: 
Rosy maple moth
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1159482

Observation Notes: 
flying and nectaring on honeysuckle in bright sun, 85F, dry, no breeze
Region: 
Penobscot County
United States
Maine
Location Notes: 
gravel road between A and B
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 44.8632801, -68.74036509999996

Date of Observation *: 
Thursday, May 31, 2018 - 12:28
Suggested Identification: 
Canadian tiger swallowtail - Papilio canadensis
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1159481

Observation Notes: 
nectaring on dandelion in bright sun, 85F, dry, no breeze
Region: 
Penobscot County
United States
Maine
Location Notes: 
side of gravel road between A and B
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 44.8632801, -68.74036509999996

Date of Observation *: 
Thursday, May 31, 2018 - 12:39
Suggested Identification: 
Harris's checkerspot - Chlosyne harrissi
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly