Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Michigan

Sighting Record 1251023

Observation Notes: 
First warm day after a week of cold nights, sunning in dirt road and on bearberry.
Region: 
United States
Michigan
Schoolcraft County
Location Notes: 
Seney National Wildlife Refuge, Marshland Drive, South of E- Pool.
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 46.283191040636595, -85.95301375930126

Date of Observation *: 
Thursday, May 21, 2020 - 10:30
Suggested Identification: 
Incisalia augustinus (Brown elfin)
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1250951

Region: 
United States
Michigan
Newaygo County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 43.43016446438555, -85.74233778769685

Date of Observation *: 
Friday, May 29, 2020 - 16:02
Suggested Identification: 
Indian skipper
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1250950

Region: 
United States
Michigan
Newaygo County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 43.42986449402983, -85.74160286242677

Date of Observation *: 
Friday, May 29, 2020 - 16:00
Suggested Identification: 
American Copper
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1250949

Observation Notes: 
First flight of Karner Blue. Both males and females flying. Six individuals seen in the sanctuary. Four individuals are shown.
Region: 
United States
Michigan
Newaygo County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 43.429948252135866, -85.74210711772157

Date of Observation *: 
Friday, May 29, 2020 - 15:00
Suggested Identification: 
Melissa Blue
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1250863

Region: 
United States
Michigan
Newaygo County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 43.449246916686356, -85.72072798252563

Date of Observation *: 
Friday, May 29, 2020 - 17:33
Suggested Identification: 
American Copper
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1250860

Observation Notes: 
Numerous individuals in the Newaygo Prairie Nature Sanctuary. Four individuals shown. They were flying at the north edge of the south prairie, and at the south edge of the north prairie (near E 56th street.)
Region: 
United States
Michigan
Newaygo County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 43.45314127208917, -85.72066360950927

Date of Observation *: 
Friday, May 29, 2020 - 16:45
Suggested Identification: 
Indian skipper
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1250856

Observation Notes: 
70F, partly cloudy, and breezy.
Region: 
United States
Michigan
Newaygo County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 43.45054139173531, -85.71954781055908

Date of Observation *: 
Friday, May 29, 2020 - 17:08
Suggested Identification: 
Southern cloudywing? Marking seem more distinct than pylades I've seen. Appears to be a white spot at the bend of the right antenna club. Can't tell color of face.
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1250855

Region: 
United States
Michigan
Newaygo County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 43.453090981738356, -85.72038465977172

Date of Observation *: 
Friday, May 29, 2020 - 16:48
Suggested Identification: 
Northern Cloudywing
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1250854

Observation Notes: 
Seen among small trees and brush at the edge of the Newaygo Prairie Nature Sanctuary, just south of E 56th Street.
Region: 
United States
Michigan
Newaygo County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 43.45308048556186, -85.72205835819702

Date of Observation *: 
Friday, May 29, 2020 - 16:50
Suggested Identification: 
Dreamy duskywing -- based on markings, size (wingspan about 30mm), long labial palpi, and hair tuft on hind leg
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1250473

Region: 
United States
Michigan
Washtenaw County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 42.40540716960118, -83.98578761963499

Date of Observation *: 
Wednesday, May 27, 2020 - 10:12
Suggested Identification: 
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly