Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Minnesota

Sighting Record 1193142

Observation Notes: 
Attracted to incandescent porch light. Five individuals were seen. Temperature in mid-40s F, light rain.
Region: 
United States
Minnesota
Carlton County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 46.53283789018736, -92.75309090964811

Date of Observation *: 
Thursday, October 25, 2018 - 21:14
Suggested Identification: 
Operophtera bruceata
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1192922

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

Geolocation is 46.532834199796326, -92.7530882274391

Date of Observation *: 
Saturday, June 30, 2018 - 01:41
Suggested Identification: 
Melanchra assimilis
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1192921

Observation Notes: 
On red milkweed (Asclepias incarnata) but not sure it was feeding.
Region: 
United States
Minnesota
Carlton County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 46.533039016120284, -92.7526939427139

Date of Observation *: 
Tuesday, September 5, 2017 - 16:45
Suggested Identification: 
Melanchra assimilis
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
caterpillar

Sighting Record 1192920

Observation Notes: 
Attracted to incandescent porch light. Several species of Viburnum (reported as larval host) including V. lentago grow and are common in the area.
Region: 
United States
Minnesota
Carlton County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 46.532835122394125, -92.75309359185712

Date of Observation *: 
Friday, June 29, 2018 - 23:03
Suggested Identification: 
Agriopodes fallax
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1192919

Observation Notes: 
Attracted to incandescent porch light. Extensive wetlands in the area with shallow water habitat supporting cattails and other emergent vegetation that may be larval hosts.
Region: 
United States
Minnesota
Carlton County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 46.53283789018736, -92.75309359185712

Date of Observation *: 
Friday, June 29, 2018 - 22:56
Suggested Identification: 
Bellura obliqua
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1192844

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

Geolocation is 46.53283604499187, -92.75309090964811

Date of Observation *: 
Thursday, June 28, 2018 - 22:29
Suggested Identification: 
Idia americalis
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1192842

Observation Notes: 
Attracted to incandescent porch light. Warm night, temperatures in the upper 50s to low 60s F.
Region: 
United States
Minnesota
Carlton County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 46.532834199796305, -92.75309090964811

Date of Observation *: 
Saturday, June 30, 2018 - 22:33
Suggested Identification: 
Idia americalis (I think)
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1192835

Observation Notes: 
Attracted to incandescent porch light. Warm, temperatures in the upper 50s F. Possibly Idia aemula but not certain. Several moths like this one were seen during the summer.
Region: 
United States
Minnesota
Carlton County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 46.532836044991896, -92.75309225075262

Date of Observation *: 
Wednesday, July 4, 2018 - 01:09
Suggested Identification: 
Idia species
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1192833

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

Geolocation is 46.532836967589645, -92.75309761517065

Date of Observation *: 
Saturday, August 4, 2018 - 22:07
Suggested Identification: 
Pleuroprucha insulsaria
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1192458

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

Geolocation is 46.53283789018736, -92.75309090964811

Date of Observation *: 
Sunday, August 5, 2018 - 23:03
Suggested Identification: 
Tricholita signata
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth