Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Michigan

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

Sighting Record 1259914

Observation Notes: 
Three individuals seen here -- two alive and one road kill.
Region: 
United States
Michigan
Lenawee County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 42.00706945678058, -83.96123880197447

Date of Observation *: 
Sunday, July 12, 2020 - 15:56
Suggested Identification: 
Tawny Emperor
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1259912

Region: 
United States
Michigan
Lenawee County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 42.013981249853224, -83.95196863630838

Date of Observation *: 
Sunday, July 12, 2020 - 15:22
Suggested Identification: 
Tawny Emperor
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1259865

Region: 
United States
Michigan
Ingham County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 42.71581874480036, -84.46931419681995

Date of Observation *: 
Sunday, July 12, 2020 - 10:45
Suggested Identification: 
Black Swallowtail
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1259725

Observation Notes: 
Very approachable and calm
Region: 
United States
Michigan
Cass County
Location Notes: 
On front porch of home by a lake facing east
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 42.03690832660851, -86.13174932931706

Date of Observation *: 
Saturday, July 11, 2020 - 09:02
Suggested Identification: 
Black and Blue Butterfly - Limenitis arthemis
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly
Date Notes: 
Landed on my front porch

Sighting Record 1259468

Region: 
United States
Michigan
Washtenaw County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 42.38592197481216, -84.0545176481018

Date of Observation *: 
Monday, July 6, 2020 - 11:05
Suggested Identification: 
Tawny Emperor
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1259467

Region: 
United States
Michigan
Washtenaw County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 42.38796956919615, -84.05453910577391

Date of Observation *: 
Monday, July 6, 2020 - 12:08
Suggested Identification: 
Banded hairstreak
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly