Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Minnesota

Sighting Record 1271538

Observation Notes: 
Resting on bee balm, (Monarda fistulosa) in front yard
Region: 
United States
Minnesota
Cook County
Location Notes: 
3 blocks north of Lake Superior in the town of Grand Marais
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 47.75499961502053, -90.32244443893433

Date of Observation *: 
Friday, August 14, 2020 - 11:33
Suggested Identification: 
Spangled fritillary, tawny form. ID from Butterflies of the North Woods field guide by Larry Weber.
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1270885

Region: 
United States
Minnesota
Morrison County
Location Notes: 
Found on the eave of a house located in rural Minnesota. Nearest town is Pierz MN. The house and yard are located in 100 acres of hardwood forest, which is largely surrounded by farm fields. Approximate size: 4 inch wingspan.
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 45.9701373, -94.1069864

Date of Observation *: 
Wednesday, August 5, 2020 - 17:30
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1268676

Region: 
United States
Minnesota
Washington County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 45.012025, -92.977296

Date of Observation *: 
Friday, August 14, 2020 - 01:00
Suggested Identification: 
Hahncappsia pergilvalis
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1268107

Region: 
United States
Minnesota
Washington County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 45.012025, -92.977296

Date of Observation *: 
Wednesday, August 12, 2020 - 01:00
Suggested Identification: 
Callopistria floridensis
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1258756

Observation Notes: 
Collected using DWB 3425 Dogwood borer lure
Region: 
Nobles County
Minnesota
United States
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 43.59159987273005, -95.67092388241701

Collection Location: 
Personal collection of Tom Middagh located near Worthington, Minnesota
Date of Observation *: 
Monday, June 22, 2020 - 12:04
Is the insect in a collection?: 
Yes
Specimen Type: 
Specimen
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1258754

Observation Notes: 
collected using pheromone L103
Region: 
Nobles County
Minnesota
United States
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 43.59101552035806, -95.67081659405642

Collection Location: 
Personal collection of Tom Middagh located near Worthington, Minnesota
Date of Observation *: 
Saturday, July 4, 2020 - 12:04
Is the insect in a collection?: 
Yes
Specimen Type: 
Specimen
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1258752

Observation Notes: 
Collected with DWB 3425 Dogwood Borer Lure
Region: 
Nobles County
Minnesota
United States
Location Notes: 
Near Worthington, MN. Nobles County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 43.59114917602258, -95.67030160992556

Collection Location: 
Personal collection of Tom Middagh located near Worthington, Minnesota
Date of Observation *: 
Friday, July 3, 2020 - 12:04
Is the insect in a collection?: 
Yes
Specimen Type: 
Specimen
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1256424

Observation Notes: 
On my red/swamp milkweed in several locations.
Region: 
United States
Minnesota
Lake County
Location Notes: 
Silver Bay, MN
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 47.2917315, -91.2872362

Date of Observation *: 
Friday, June 26, 2020 - 20:28
Suggested Identification: 
Monarch caterpillar
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
caterpillar

Sighting Record 1256302

Observation Notes: 
Attracted to an incandescent porch light.
Region: 
United States
Minnesota
Carlton County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 46.53283235460071, -92.75308554523009

Date of Observation *: 
Friday, June 26, 2020 - 22:16
Suggested Identification: 
Ancylis subaequana
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth