Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Michigan

Sighting Record 1251947

Observation Notes: 
Several individuals inside a fenced pollinator garden, located in a small clearing in deciduous forest. At the Loda Lake National Widlflower Sanctuary in the Huron-Manistee National Forest. Much blooming lupine and columbine inside the enclosure. Nectaring on lupine.
Region: 
United States
Michigan
Newaygo County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 43.63825225491025, -85.82528261735199

Date of Observation *: 
Friday, June 5, 2020 - 17:34
Suggested Identification: 
Seemed to be a smallish duskywing. No wild indigo found this far north in Michigan, and no crown vetch was seen in the area. Much columbine inside the enclosure, and in the forest surrounding. So, maybe lucilius. But baptisiae also uses lupine, so...
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1251938

Observation Notes: 
On animal scat.
Region: 
United States
Michigan
Benzie County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 44.527345678887755, -86.22514218634612

Date of Observation *: 
Saturday, June 6, 2020 - 11:52
Suggested Identification: 
Hobomok Skipper
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1251874

Region: 
United States
Michigan
Oakland County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 42.777757799465974, -83.39620014582258

Date of Observation *: 
Saturday, June 6, 2020 - 09:25
Suggested Identification: 
Horace's Duskywing (Erynnis horatius)
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1251854

Region: 
United States
Michigan
Oakland County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 42.70615498978151, -83.48442077636719

Date of Observation *: 
Sunday, May 31, 2020 - 15:30
Suggested Identification: 
pearl crescent
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1251852

Region: 
United States
Michigan
Oakland County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 42.76485732006869, -83.54877185226024

Date of Observation *: 
Saturday, May 30, 2020 - 10:00
Suggested Identification: 
American Copper Lycaena phlaeas
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1251851

Region: 
United States
Michigan
Oakland County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 42.832311319687435, -83.58372318135395

Date of Observation *: 
Sunday, May 31, 2020 - 15:30
Suggested Identification: 
Silver-spotted Skipper Epargyreus clarus
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1251850

Region: 
United States
Michigan
Oakland County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 42.72841383937794, -83.34034533105496

Date of Observation *: 
Friday, June 5, 2020 - 10:15
Suggested Identification: 
pearl crescent
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1251846

Region: 
United States
Michigan
Oakland County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 42.78164850439113, -83.38708247296084

Date of Observation *: 
Saturday, June 6, 2020 - 08:45
Suggested Identification: 
Red-spotted Purple (Limenitis arthemis)
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly