Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Michigan

Sighting Record 1263136

Region: 
United States
Michigan
Kent County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 42.9520377, -85.6302507

Date of Observation *: 
Monday, July 20, 2020 - 16:46
Suggested Identification: 
Yellow Swallowtail
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1263133

Observation Notes: 
Sunny afternoon. Light breeze. About 80 degrees.
Region: 
United States
Michigan
Kent County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 42.9520377, -85.6302507

Date of Observation *: 
Friday, July 24, 2020 - 17:20
Suggested Identification: 
Red Admiral
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1263058

Observation Notes: 
On oregano
Region: 
United States
Michigan
Benzie County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 44.5383274, -86.08494739999999

Date of Observation *: 
Thursday, July 23, 2020 - 17:24
Suggested Identification: 
Epargyreus clarus, the silver-spotted skipper
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1263057

Observation Notes: 
On Centaurea stoebe, the spotted knapweed
Region: 
United States
Michigan
Benzie County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 44.5383274, -86.08494739999999

Date of Observation *: 
Thursday, July 23, 2020 - 18:17
Suggested Identification: 
Bronze Copper Lycaena hyllus
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1263048

Observation Notes: 
Female
Region: 
United States
Michigan
Benzie County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 44.6282712, -86.0954625

Date of Observation *: 
Friday, July 24, 2020 - 10:32
Suggested Identification: 
Monarch Danaus plexippus
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1262655

Observation Notes: 
On Oregano
Region: 
United States
Michigan
Benzie County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 44.5383274, -86.08494739999999

Date of Observation *: 
Wednesday, July 22, 2020 - 17:46
Suggested Identification: 
Satyrium calanus, the banded hairstreak
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1261793

Observation Notes: 
It was sitting in my flowerbed on the mulch, often flapping wings, looks like it was drying / pumping fluid into its wings? Possibly a newly eclosed butterfly? Weather: Sunny, mild winds, 78F
Region: 
United States
Michigan
Oakland County
Location Notes: 
New Hudson, MI
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 42.50575540000001, -83.6188793

Date of Observation *: 
Monday, July 20, 2020 - 11:00
Suggested Identification: 
Limenitis arthemis astyanax
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1261460

Region: 
United States
Michigan
Washtenaw County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 42.30139724334184, -83.65595652220448

Date of Observation *: 
Saturday, July 18, 2020 - 11:34
Suggested Identification: 
Monarch
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1261399

Observation Notes: 
Butterfly was thirsty looking to gather moisture from sprinkler saturated soil
Region: 
United States
Michigan
Washtenaw County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 42.324393740641455, -84.01295668805936

Date of Observation *: 
Saturday, July 18, 2020 - 15:22
Suggested Identification: 
Papilio polyxenes
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly