Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Mississippi

Sighting Record 1216311

Observation Notes: 
Perched on a steel beam on my porch
Region: 
United States
Mississippi
Simpson County
Location Notes: 
30ish miles south of Jackson
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 32.0412182, -89.95196729999998

Date of Observation *: 
Friday, July 12, 2019 - 21:45
Suggested Identification: 
Imperial Moth
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1215139

Observation Notes: 
This moth was found at night, on concrete, adjacent to a gas pump at a convenience store / filling station in Madison, Mississippi.
Region: 
United States
Mississippi
Madison County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 32.4697703, -90.13167240000001

Date of Observation *: 
Saturday, September 3, 2016 - 22:15
Suggested Identification: 
Rustic Sphinx Moth (Manduca rustica)
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1210739

Observation Notes: 
Was fluttering among white clovers near our cabin.
Region: 
United States
Mississippi
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 33.168979250134655, -90.9321691786688

Date of Observation *: 
Wednesday, May 22, 2019 - 12:00
Suggested Identification: 
Wittfield's Forester
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

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