Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Michigan

Sighting Record 1251370

Observation Notes: 
88F, sunny, and breezy.
Region: 
United States
Michigan
Allegan County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 42.57223104622197, -86.027640084375

Date of Observation *: 
Tuesday, June 2, 2020 - 14:45
Suggested Identification: 
Possibly another Southern Cloudywing. Whitish face and white eye ring, plus strong wing markings.
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1251369

Observation Notes: 
88F, sunny, and breezy.
Region: 
United States
Michigan
Allegan County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 42.57888823490834, -86.02126416863928

Date of Observation *: 
Tuesday, June 2, 2020 - 14:04
Suggested Identification: 
Northern Cloudywing
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1251367

Observation Notes: 
88F, sunny, and breezy.
Region: 
United States
Michigan
Allegan County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 42.571595507608706, -86.02770445739135

Date of Observation *: 
Tuesday, June 2, 2020 - 16:20
Suggested Identification: 
Indian skipper
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1251366

Observation Notes: 
One individual seen along the pipeline corridor. Chased off by a male Karner Blue. 88F, sunny, and breezy.
Region: 
United States
Michigan
Allegan County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 42.560864939528095, -86.03725312148437

Date of Observation *: 
Tuesday, June 2, 2020 - 15:12
Suggested Identification: 
Olympia Marble
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1251361

Observation Notes: 
Two individuals seen along the pipeline corridor, about 1 mile apart. 88F, sunny, and breezy.
Region: 
United States
Michigan
Allegan County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 42.55849416747027, -86.03935597335204

Date of Observation *: 
Tuesday, June 2, 2020 - 15:21
Suggested Identification: 
common buckeye
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1251354

Observation Notes: 
Numerous individuals along the pipeline corridor south of 122nd Avenue in the Allegan State Game Area. Counted 22 individuals over 2 miles walking south, and 34 individuals walking back north, mostly males with many engaging in swirling pursuits. Four individuals are shown. 88F, sunny, and breezy (10-20MPH).
Region: 
United States
Michigan
Allegan County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 42.57088440777732, -86.02815506850585

Date of Observation *: 
Tuesday, June 2, 2020 - 14:09
Suggested Identification: 
Melissa Blue
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1251349

Observation Notes: 
Nectaring on lupine. 86F, clear, and breezy (10-20MPH).
Region: 
United States
Michigan
Allegan County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 42.58016257391005, -86.0189068118225

Date of Observation *: 
Tuesday, June 2, 2020 - 13:41
Suggested Identification: 
Indian skipper
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1251347

Observation Notes: 
Five individuals seen in this clearing north of 122nd Street in the Allegan State Game Area. All females. Three individuals are shown. 86F, clear, and breezy (10-20 MPH).
Region: 
United States
Michigan
Allegan County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 42.58046672235359, -86.0184025565277

Date of Observation *: 
Tuesday, June 2, 2020 - 13:38
Suggested Identification: 
Melissa Blue
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1251027

Observation Notes: 
Sunning in road and on bear-berry. Mixed pine sand islands between flooded pools. Partly sunny, 1st sunny warm day after a very cold week. Rarest of three elfins in vicinity.
Region: 
United States
Michigan
Schoolcraft County
Location Notes: 
South of E Pool, Michigan Special Concern.
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 46.282685739358364, -85.95191377302918

Date of Observation *: 
Tuesday, May 19, 2020 - 10:10
Suggested Identification: 
Incisalia henrici (Henry's elfin)
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1251024

Observation Notes: 
Sunny in road and on low bush blueberry and bearberry. Most common of three elfins in vicinity.
Region: 
United States
Michigan
Schoolcraft County
Location Notes: 
South of E pool.
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 46.27999006959851, -85.9517948461405

Date of Observation *: 
Tuesday, May 19, 2020 - 10:15
Suggested Identification: 
Incisalia polia (hoary elfin)
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly