Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Mississippi

Sighting Record 1209498

Region: 
United States
Mississippi
Hinds County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 32.35630578123035, -90.31246617345664

Date of Observation *: 
Wednesday, June 12, 2019 - 19:43
Suggested Identification: 
Alypia octomaculata
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1207497

Observation Notes: 
1 week After heavy storm in the area, plentiful light from porch. Seemed to take on more “wasp-like” appearance when startled
Region: 
United States
Mississippi
Rankin County
Location Notes: 
10 miles out of Jackson
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 32.25880241692337, -90.04910304578272

Date of Observation *: 
Monday, May 20, 2019 - 22:30
Suggested Identification: 
Cosmosoma myrodora
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1203966

Observation Notes: 
This insect did not move. The weather was rainy. Spotted at Grenada MS 38901
Region: 
United States
Mississippi
Grenada County
Location Notes: 
Actually photographed at my place of employment Grenada Post Office..
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 33.783142353260104, -89.82765197753906

Date of Observation *: 
Saturday, May 4, 2019 - 01:12
Suggested Identification: 
Luna Moth
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1203326

Observation Notes: 
Found it on the patio. Beautiful.
Region: 
United States
Mississippi
Forrest County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 31.3279161, -89.3343908

Date of Observation *: 
Thursday, April 25, 2019 - 20:00
Suggested Identification: 
Imperial moth
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1203242

Region: 
United States
Mississippi
Chickasaw County
Location Notes: 
On a gravel road in the Tombigbee National Forest.
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 34.04497849024842, -88.93247157888254

Date of Observation *: 
Tuesday, April 23, 2019 - 15:21
Suggested Identification: 
Poanes zabulon
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1201944

Region: 
United States
Mississippi
Rankin County
Location Notes: 
This is my back yard, around a water feature.
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 32.45221649636947, -89.97029390764624

Date of Observation *: 
Saturday, April 6, 2019 - 13:39
Suggested Identification: 
Orgyia definita
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
caterpillar
Date Notes: 
In my backyard, came off a shrub rose.

Sighting Record 1201705

Observation Notes: 
Just saw it sitting in the parking lot of church near a hedge bush slowly moving its wings.
Region: 
United States
Mississippi
Jackson County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 30.4730342, -88.41737369999998

Date of Observation *: 
Sunday, March 31, 2019 - 17:00
Suggested Identification: 
Hyalophora Cecropia
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1201302

Region: 
United States
Mississippi
Jasper County
Location Notes: 
Tallahalla WMA
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 32.20304896081094, -89.26119791532949

Date of Observation *: 
Saturday, March 23, 2019 - 11:24
Suggested Identification: 
Falcate Orangetip
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly
Date Notes: 
Warm, 72 degrees, sunny