Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Minnesota

Sighting Record 1255681

Observation Notes: 
in the grass
Region: 
United States
Minnesota
Wabasha County
Location Notes: 
2.4 miles east of Kellogg, MN
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 44.31123865145291, -91.94573879438394

Date of Observation *: 
Wednesday, June 24, 2020 - 13:31
Suggested Identification: 
common wood-nymph (Cercyonis pegala)
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1255680

Observation Notes: 
there were at least 4 in this area; I saw them in various parts of the 50 acre prairie over the course of 4 hours and they were very active; I could see 4 at one time so I know there were at least that many; they were settling on various flowers and plants including black-eyed susan (in photo), red clover, and lead plant which had yet to bloom.
Region: 
United States
Minnesota
Wabasha County
Location Notes: 
2.4 miles east of Kellogg, MN
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 44.309971714957804, -91.94537828560686

Date of Observation *: 
Wednesday, June 24, 2020 - 10:15
Suggested Identification: 
regal fritillary
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1255073

Observation Notes: 
Dry off on a very damp morning
Region: 
United States
Minnesota
Rice County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 44.27526855047558, -93.51254271999997

Date of Observation *: 
Sunday, June 21, 2020 - 06:07
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1255054

Region: 
United States
Minnesota
Washington County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 45.012025, -92.977296

Date of Observation *: 
Sunday, June 21, 2020 - 01:00
Suggested Identification: 
Calledapteryx dryopterata
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1254583

Observation Notes: 
Came to incandescent porch light. Warm night. Two males were noted during daylight hours on the following day.
Region: 
United States
Minnesota
Carlton County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 46.53283881278509, -92.75309627406615

Date of Observation *: 
Wednesday, June 17, 2020 - 23:04
Suggested Identification: 
Callosamia promethea
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1254091

Observation Notes: 
It was very breezy, humid and warm. We live right across the street from the Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge.
Region: 
United States
Minnesota
Carver County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 44.77419918268503, -93.619762278777

Date of Observation *: 
Tuesday, June 16, 2020 - 14:52
Suggested Identification: 
Luna moth
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1253494

Observation Notes: 
Underside of wings are pale brown. Slight iridescence in black/blue region of wing.
Region: 
Hennepin County
Minnesota
United States
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 44.9406559, -93.22317269999999

Date of Observation *: 
Sunday, June 14, 2020 - 11:30
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1253489

Observation Notes: 
This very energetic butterfly spent more than an hour in our nepeta 'Walker's Low' garden on the south side of our house. Very sunny, breezy morning with temperature in the low 70s.
Region: 
United States
Minnesota
Ramsey County
Location Notes: 
This location is an urban neighborhood in Saint Paul, MN. We are about 1.0 mile from the Mississippi River. We are .4 miles from a large park and golf course. Most people in the neighborhood tend perennial gardens that include many native plants.
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 44.9208766, -93.1751615

Date of Observation *: 
Thursday, June 11, 2020 - 11:48
Suggested Identification: 
Eastern tiger swallowtail - black form
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly