Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Minnesota

Sighting Record 1198394

Observation Notes: 
Larvae feeding on bull thistle (Cirsium vulgare).
Region: 
United States
Minnesota
Carlton County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 46.53379184786258, -92.75251155250089

Date of Observation *: 
Wednesday, July 12, 2017 - 11:35
Suggested Identification: 
Vanessa cardui
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
caterpillar

Sighting Record 1198393

Observation Notes: 
Nectaring on cultivated New England aster (Aster novae-angliae). Warm sunny day.
Region: 
United States
Minnesota
Carlton County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 46.53278322624432, -92.75296082251089

Date of Observation *: 
Monday, October 9, 2017 - 11:14
Suggested Identification: 
Vanessa cardui
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1198389

Observation Notes: 
Inside house on wall.
Region: 
United States
Minnesota
Carlton County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 46.532850806554066, -92.75302117221372

Date of Observation *: 
Thursday, September 21, 2017 - 10:27
Suggested Identification: 
Alucita montana
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1198367

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

Geolocation is 46.53283973538283, -92.75309493296163

Date of Observation *: 
Tuesday, August 14, 2018 - 00:04
Suggested Identification: 
Schinia arcigera
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1198360

Observation Notes: 
Attracted to an incandescent porch light. This is a different individual from the previous one posted.
Region: 
United States
Minnesota
Carlton County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 46.53283881278509, -92.75309225075262

Date of Observation *: 
Thursday, May 24, 2018 - 12:19
Suggested Identification: 
Alucita montana
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1198359

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

Geolocation is 46.53283604499187, -92.75309090964811

Date of Observation *: 
Thursday, May 24, 2018 - 12:16
Suggested Identification: 
Alucita sp. Not sure if it is A. montana or A. adriendenisi.
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1198358

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

Geolocation is 46.53283604499187, -92.7530882274391

Date of Observation *: 
Thursday, June 22, 2017 - 00:12
Suggested Identification: 
Packardia geminata
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1198356

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

Geolocation is 46.53283604499187, -92.75309627406614

Date of Observation *: 
Thursday, May 31, 2018 - 23:05
Suggested Identification: 
Tortricidia testacea
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1198319

Observation Notes: 
A dead individual found on side of the road (Highway 2).
Region: 
United States
Minnesota
Lake County
Location Notes: 
About 2.25 miles south of Greenwood Lake on Highway 2.
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 47.47170461673421, -91.64556749101564

Date of Observation *: 
Saturday, July 14, 2018 - 11:53
Suggested Identification: 
Polygonia faunus (I think)
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1198318

Observation Notes: 
A dead individual found on side of the road (Highway 2).
Region: 
United States
Minnesota
Lake County
Location Notes: 
About 2.25 miles south of Greenwood Lake on Highway 2.
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 47.47198722663856, -91.64557933800052

Date of Observation *: 
Saturday, July 14, 2018 - 12:32
Suggested Identification: 
Speyeria atlantis
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly