Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Mississippi

Sighting Record 1227611

Observation Notes: 
Hot, humid weather. On protected walkway.
Region: 
United States
Mississippi
Lincoln County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 31.627991966822552, -90.55644360611632

Date of Observation *: 
Tuesday, August 20, 2019 - 07:21
Suggested Identification: 
Wave Sphinx
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1227608

Observation Notes: 
Hot, humid, weather.
Region: 
United States
Mississippi
Lincoln County
Location Notes: 
Rural school.
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 31.62805179796878, -90.5566224731042

Date of Observation *: 
Tuesday, August 20, 2019 - 08:07
Suggested Identification: 
Imperial Moth
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth
Date Notes: 
Protected walkway

Sighting Record 1227579

Observation Notes: 
Resting on wall of walkway of school. Rural area.
Region: 
United States
Mississippi
Lincoln County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 31.628095929774545, -90.55645277802631

Date of Observation *: 
Wednesday, August 21, 2019 - 08:03
Suggested Identification: 
Ermine
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth
Date Notes: 
Rural Lincoln County Ms

Sighting Record 1226425

Observation Notes: 
I would say this was medium size butterfly. It was flying in our Lantana beds, had to trot around the entire perimeter of our house trying to get a decent photograph. The temperature was in the high 90's with clear skies.
Region: 
United States
Mississippi
Lauderdale County
Location Notes: 
About 2 mile south of Collinsville, Ms .
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 32.465263376525144, -88.82307949950979

Date of Observation *: 
Saturday, August 17, 2019 - 11:49
Suggested Identification: 
Little yellow
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1225818

Observation Notes: 
Photographed over Lantan bed along our driveway.
Region: 
United States
Mississippi
Lauderdale County
Location Notes: 
2 miles south of Collinsville, Ms.
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 32.46510425165871, -88.82301682977754

Date of Observation *: 
Thursday, August 1, 2019 - 16:17
Suggested Identification: 
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1225814

Observation Notes: 
This caterpillar was found on the shoe string of a pair of sneakers that I wear outdoors. Noticed it while drinking morning coffee on our front porch. Picked it up with a sheet of copy paper and took photos of it.
Region: 
United States
Mississippi
Lauderdale County
Location Notes: 
2 miles south of Collinsville, Ms just off Hwy 19 North.
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 32.465272888303474, -88.82279652645872

Date of Observation *: 
Thursday, August 15, 2019 - 08:36
Suggested Identification: 
White-marked tussock Moth
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
caterpillar

Sighting Record 1225374

Observation Notes: 
92 F with Excessive heat warning. Sunny
Region: 
United States
Mississippi
Lafayette County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 34.3472651, -89.6633774

Date of Observation *: 
Tuesday, August 13, 2019 - 10:24
Suggested Identification: 
Venessa
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1224851

Observation Notes: 
The only 1 observed here
Region: 
United States
Mississippi
Wayne County
Location Notes: 
Chickasawhay WMA
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 31.4796843, -88.94244100000003

Date of Observation *: 
Sunday, August 11, 2019 - 09:27
Suggested Identification: 
Pepper and Salt Skipper
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly
Date Notes: 
Hot, 90+ heat index, sunny, butterfly abundance, particularly small crescents, skippers, etc quite good

Sighting Record 1224847

Observation Notes: 
12 observed, Longleaf Pine Savanna, well maintained by frequent burning, Vanillaleaf budding not blooming
Region: 
United States
Mississippi
Wayne County
Location Notes: 
12 individuals noted along a walk of the entire length of 221A, good butterfly abundance here
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 31.477716181203657, -88.94169207093734

Date of Observation *: 
Sunday, August 11, 2019 - 09:55
Suggested Identification: 
Little Metalmark
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly
Date Notes: 
Hot, 90+ degree heat index, 66% humidity, these butterflies were not present last assessment 2 weeks ago. 12 individuals counted