Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Michigan

Sighting Record 1260975

Region: 
United States
Michigan
Allegan County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 42.5291989, -85.8553031

Date of Observation *: 
Sunday, July 5, 2020 - 10:07
Suggested Identification: 
Edward's Hairstreak
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1260789

Observation Notes: 
Adult on wild bergamot
Region: 
United States
Michigan
Washtenaw County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 42.3025919288039, -83.66178686495223

Date of Observation *: 
Saturday, July 11, 2020 - 11:23
Suggested Identification: 
Silver-spotted Skipper
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1260787

Observation Notes: 
Adult on wild bergamot
Region: 
United States
Michigan
Washtenaw County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 42.30243500289754, -83.66192048056259

Date of Observation *: 
Saturday, July 11, 2020 - 11:18
Suggested Identification: 
Common Wood-Nymph
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1260785

Region: 
United States
Michigan
Washtenaw County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 42.30022600942418, -83.6627029828943

Date of Observation *: 
Saturday, July 11, 2020 - 10:34
Suggested Identification: 
Pearl Crescent
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1260784

Observation Notes: 
Adult feeding on thistle
Region: 
United States
Michigan
Washtenaw County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 42.30024310263302, -83.66246280156427

Date of Observation *: 
Saturday, July 11, 2020 - 10:32
Suggested Identification: 
Monarch
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1260783

Observation Notes: 
Adult feeding on thistle
Region: 
United States
Michigan
Washtenaw County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 42.30024310263302, -83.66246280156427

Date of Observation *: 
Wednesday, July 15, 2020 - 11:28
Suggested Identification: 
Monarch
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1260451

Observation Notes: 
One individual flying through the sedges. 80F and overcast.
Region: 
United States
Michigan
Shiawassee County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 42.81886829078023, -84.35402464327011

Date of Observation *: 
Tuesday, July 14, 2020 - 17:33
Suggested Identification: 
mulberry wing
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1260316

Observation Notes: 
set of 2 female monarchs observed feeding on milkweed flowers. both also seen laying eggs on underside of same milkweed plant leaves. eggs were found after departure. each stayed at plants for about 40 minutes before flying away.
Region: 
United States
Michigan
Macomb County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 42.45360130166275, -82.87643931264323

Date of Observation *: 
Tuesday, July 14, 2020 - 09:03
Suggested Identification: 
monarch butterfly (Danaus plexippus)
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1259926

Observation Notes: 
Seemed very new; was sunning and flapping wings in place. A warm, sunny day.
Region: 
United States
Michigan
Kalamazoo County
Location Notes: 
4 miles east of downtown Kalamazoo, Michigan
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 42.2944355, -85.5112719

Date of Observation *: 
Sunday, July 12, 2020 - 15:14
Suggested Identification: 
Hackberry Emperor
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly