Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Maine

Sighting Record 1212944

Observation Notes: 
Luna Moth observed under deck umbrella on a warm, sunny afternoon.
Region: 
United States
Maine
York County
Location Notes: 
Near Hollis, York County, ME, USA
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 43.632699002388215, -70.67301026267887

Date of Observation *: 
Saturday, June 29, 2019 - 17:07
Suggested Identification: 
Luna Moth (Actias luna)
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1212104

Observation Notes: 
Captured on barn under light
Region: 
Knox County
Maine
United States
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 44.027171651228976, -69.19432480926741

Date of Observation *: 
Tuesday, June 25, 2019 - 22:00
Suggested Identification: 
Yellow-striped Armyworm
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth
Date Notes: 
Rainy 60 degrees

Sighting Record 1211881

Observation Notes: 
Fluttered on and around driveway all morning
Region: 
United States
Maine
Penobscot County
Location Notes: 
Wooded area
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 45.02745024195276, -69.27350691394315

Date of Observation *: 
Tuesday, June 25, 2019 - 11:22
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly
Date Notes: 
Late June 25,2019

Sighting Record 1209259

Observation Notes: 
sunny; calm; 70F; flying just above dirt road and occasionally landing
Region: 
United States
Maine
Penobscot County
Location Notes: 
gravel road between B and C
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 44.8632801, -68.74036509999996

Date of Observation *: 
Friday, June 7, 2019 - 10:44
Suggested Identification: 
spring azure - Celastrina ladron
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1209257

Observation Notes: 
partly sunny; 62F; slight breeze; flying and landing on ground
Region: 
United States
Maine
Hancock County
Location Notes: 
wooded path between Precipice and Schooner Head road
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 44.3385559, -68.2733346

Date of Observation *: 
Tuesday, June 4, 2019 - 13:34
Suggested Identification: 
question mark - Polygonia interrogationis
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1208794

Observation Notes: 
Specimen has an injury on its left wing. Was found trapped in a small green house (was released after photo was taken).
Region: 
United States
Maine
Washington County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 44.74145703068533, -67.44152273016357

Date of Observation *: 
Saturday, June 8, 2019 - 15:45
Suggested Identification: 
Canadian Tiger Swallowtail
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1208611

Observation Notes: 
A few scattered individuals on damp earth in a small field within a forested area. The weather was warm and sunny.
Region: 
United States
Maine
Oxford County
Location Notes: 
At the intersection of Patch Mountain Road and Horseshoe Trail, about 1.5 miles from Greenwood Road.
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 44.30674584036033, -70.6722536024738

Date of Observation *: 
Saturday, June 8, 2019 - 13:00
Suggested Identification: 
Callophrys niphon
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1207471

Observation Notes: 
Warm, sunny day
Region: 
United States
Maine
Sagadahoc County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 43.9642077, -69.96181660000002

Date of Observation *: 
Tuesday, May 28, 2019 - 08:29
Suggested Identification: 
Venessa Atalantia
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1203865

Region: 
Knox County
Maine
United States
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 44.0270956, -69.19419529999999

Date of Observation *: 
Tuesday, April 30, 2019 - 22:00
Suggested Identification: 
Morning Glory Plume
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1201782

Observation Notes: 
Was a really hot and humid day (high 80s, maybe low 90s); it was visiting the flowers that were part of the Children's Garden at the Camden Public Library.
Region: 
United States
Maine
Knox County
Location Notes: 
At the Children's Garden at the lower entrance to the Camden Public Library
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 44.211445939106746, -69.06422053610686

Date of Observation *: 
Monday, August 14, 2017 - 11:30
Suggested Identification: 
Painted Lady, Vanessa cardui (Linnaeus, 1758)
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly