Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Minnesota

Sighting Record 1279920

Observation Notes: 
UV Light
Region: 
Nobles County
Minnesota
United States
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 43.5913652, -95.6684305

Collection Location: 
Personal collection of Tom Middagh located near Worthington, MN.
Date of Observation *: 
Monday, June 22, 2020 - 22:17
Is the insect in a collection?: 
Yes
Specimen Type: 
Specimen
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1279919

Observation Notes: 
UV Light
Region: 
Nobles County
Minnesota
United States
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 43.591411823798744, -95.6684305

Collection Location: 
Personal collection of Tom Middagh located near Worthington, MN.
Date of Observation *: 
Tuesday, July 28, 2020 - 22:17
Is the insect in a collection?: 
Yes
Specimen Type: 
Specimen
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1276293

Observation Notes: 
UV Light trap
Region: 
Nobles County
Minnesota
United States
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 43.591289361614834, -95.66873168827318

Collection Location: 
Personal collection of Tom Middagh located near Worthington, MN.
Date of Observation *: 
Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 08:50
Is the insect in a collection?: 
Yes
Specimen Type: 
Specimen
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1275489

Observation Notes: 
queen annes lace nearby
Region: 
United States
Minnesota
Dakota County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 44.647257284640574, -92.77211803721457

Date of Observation *: 
Saturday, August 22, 2020 - 15:45
Suggested Identification: 
black swallowtail
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1272235

Region: 
United States
Minnesota
Otter Tail County
Location Notes: 
Prairie Wetlands Learning Center
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 46.26502995350036, -96.06415271759033

Date of Observation *: 
Saturday, August 29, 2020 - 17:41
Suggested Identification: 
Eastern Tailed-blue, Everes comyntas
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1272115

Observation Notes: 
on lawn
Region: 
United States
Minnesota
Mille Lacs County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 45.616532899999996, -93.6649253

Date of Observation *: 
Thursday, June 18, 2020 - 10:01
Suggested Identification: 
Virginia Ctenucha (Ctenucha virginica)
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

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 1271125

Observation Notes: 
Our first one of the season. Standing on paved trail. Didn't stay long, only have one photo which is not very good quality but I believe it's enough to verify its identity.
Region: 
United States
Minnesota
Otter Tail County
Location Notes: 
South side of west Mallard Marsh on the paved trail.
Partner Project: 
Prairie Wetlands Learning Center
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 46.26317978126252, -96.06371165952454

Date of Observation *: 
Tuesday, June 23, 2020 - 17:45
Suggested Identification: 
Viceroy (Limenitis archippus)
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