Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Mississippi

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

Sighting Record 1201301

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

Geolocation is 32.196463791920806, -89.22887528093236

Date of Observation *: 
Saturday, March 23, 2019 - 13:02
Suggested Identification: 
Lace-winged Roadside-skipper
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly
Date Notes: 
Sunny, warm at 72 degrees

Sighting Record 1200979

Observation Notes: 
Sunning on a tree trunk
Region: 
United States
Mississippi
Holmes County
Location Notes: 
In Morgan Break National Wildlife refuge
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 33.248347, -90.22707500000001

Date of Observation *: 
Tuesday, March 19, 2019 - 14:11
Suggested Identification: 
Eastern Comma
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

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