Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Mississippi

Sighting Record 1199383

Region: 
United States
Mississippi
Forrest County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 31.341481561198584, -89.27863616800829

Date of Observation *: 
Sunday, February 17, 2019 - 11:24
Suggested Identification: 
Question Mark
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1199352

Observation Notes: 
First swallowtail of the year I have observed.
Region: 
United States
Mississippi
Forrest County
Location Notes: 
Restricted access sewage lagoon
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 31.317261480571347, -89.27116512915393

Date of Observation *: 
Saturday, February 16, 2019 - 13:34
Suggested Identification: 
Black Swallowtail
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1197985

Observation Notes: 
Non native species expected to expand into the range of its host plant, albizia. Recently found refuging in box culverts in wintet
Region: 
United States
Mississippi
Panola County
Location Notes: 
Box culvert under Interstate 55 between Pope and Batesville, Panola county. Ms.
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 34.2731269, -89.92409250000003

Date of Observation *: 
Monday, December 17, 2018 - 12:11
Suggested Identification: 
Dinumma deponens
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1197984

Observation Notes: 
Non-native species expected to expand into the range of its host plant, albizia. Recently found refuging in box culverts during winter
Region: 
United States
Mississippi
Tate County
Location Notes: 
Box culvert under Interstae 55 between Senatobia and Coldwater. Tate county, Ms.
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 34.67332224738083, -89.96586516195617

Date of Observation *: 
Thursday, January 10, 2019 - 15:33
Suggested Identification: 
Dinumma deponens
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1193771

Observation Notes: 
Observed on barn entryway.
Region: 
United States
Mississippi
Stone County
Location Notes: 
6 miles West of Wiggins, MS; Stone County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 30.83978794089872, -89.2577456903083

Date of Observation *: 
Friday, July 20, 2018 - 22:01
Suggested Identification: 
Polyphemus moth Antheraea polyphemus
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1192870

Observation Notes: 
Seen resting on lower grasses/herbs in a longleaf pine woodland. Vegetation was rather dense but more open than some.
Region: 
United States
Mississippi
Jones County
Location Notes: 
Location is a general area, can provide more detailed coordinates if necessary
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 31.578349918783655, -88.99058222173278

Date of Observation *: 
Sunday, October 21, 2018 - 15:35
Suggested Identification: 
Little Metalmark
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1191947

Region: 
Jackson County
United States
Mississippi
Location Notes: 
Was in my garden in the front yard
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 30.4153471, -88.56188370000001

Date of Observation *: 
Wednesday, August 8, 2007 - 17:30
Suggested Identification: 
Queen Monarch
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly
Date Notes: 
Guessing at the date. Original file is on a DVD

Sighting Record 1191230

Observation Notes: 
About 25 caterpillars eating one of my azaleas
Region: 
United States
Mississippi
Walthall County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 31.11185535639523, -90.16739161135558

Date of Observation *: 
Tuesday, October 9, 2018 - 11:45
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
caterpillar

Sighting Record 1188492

Region: 
United States
Mississippi
Forrest County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 31.32183358104455, -89.21212461098236

Date of Observation *: 
Monday, September 17, 2018 - 21:03
Suggested Identification: 
Spotted Phosphila Moth Phosphila miselioides
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1186538

Observation Notes: 
I got very close several times to get detailed photo:they did not seem bothered and never moved. I looked up info to find out more about them and found this site. I am in Ocean Springs, MS.
Region: 
Jackson County
Mississippi
United States
Location Notes: 
Oceans Springs, MS
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 30.374784690775083, -88.7414785484923

Date of Observation *: 
Sunday, September 9, 2018 - 17:58
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth