Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Minnesota

Sighting Record 1252190

Observation Notes: 
Windy warm day continued into night - Male moth was attracted to the lights of our porch.
Region: 
United States
Minnesota
Hennepin County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 45.099509, -93.678156

Date of Observation *: 
Sunday, June 7, 2020 - 23:59
Suggested Identification: 
Luna moth
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1251162

Observation Notes: 
Found deceased on my back porch in 80 degree sun. There is only grass and mud near my house.
Region: 
United States
Minnesota
Dakota County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 44.7693565, -93.3134715

Date of Observation *: 
Tuesday, June 2, 2020 - 09:45
Suggested Identification: 
Unknown
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1250280

Observation Notes: 
crawling up house wall
Region: 
United States
Minnesota
Hennepin County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 44.977753, -93.2650108

Date of Observation *: 
Wednesday, May 27, 2020 - 16:46
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
caterpillar

Sighting Record 1249927

Observation Notes: 
Was very fuzzy and the abdomen was used to push/pull the moth forward as well as the legs
Region: 
United States
Minnesota
Carver County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 44.8849625, -93.88774529999999

Date of Observation *: 
Sunday, May 24, 2020 - 14:00
Suggested Identification: 
Oakworm moth?
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1249887

Observation Notes: 
While hiking to Eagle Mountain
Region: 
United States
Minnesota
Cook County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 47.89671171616353, -90.56615085053531

Date of Observation *: 
Friday, July 17, 2015 - 16:00
Suggested Identification: 
White Admiral (Limenitis camilla)
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1249165

Region: 
United States
Minnesota
Olmsted County
Location Notes: 
Found on north-facing side of building
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 44.05722992475637, -92.51827239990234

Date of Observation *: 
Wednesday, May 20, 2020 - 13:00
Suggested Identification: 
Modest Sphinx Moth
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1246949

Observation Notes: 
Found on concrete slap under an overhang. When touched, it vibrated its wings rapidly. Later it was gone, assumed to have flown away.
Region: 
United States
Minnesota
Blue Earth County
Location Notes: 
Trees to the South of the Plant and grass field to the North.
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 44.19877899999999, -94.0028923

Date of Observation *: 
Monday, April 27, 2020 - 14:43
Suggested Identification: 
Lettered Sphinx
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth
Date Notes: 
4/27/2020

Sighting Record 1245690

Region: 
Pine County
Minnesota
United States
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 45.83146438541263, -92.78293620044464

Collection Location: 
Jason Martineau (personal collection)
Date of Observation *: 
Friday, August 17, 2018 - 12:00
Is the insect in a collection?: 
Yes
Specimen Type: 
Specimen
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1245473

Observation Notes: 
Partly cloudy day, the butterfly was resting in a sunny spot amongst the leaf litter.
Region: 
United States
Minnesota
Houston County
Location Notes: 
About midway on the Eagles Bluff Loop trail in the park.
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 43.8418469, -91.30695159999999

Date of Observation *: 
Friday, April 10, 2020 - 15:56
Suggested Identification: 
Nymphalis antiopa Mourning Cloak Butterfly
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly