Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Missouri

Sighting Record 1206354

Observation Notes: 
On the steps just outside the door of the museum. Didnt want it to get stepped on so we took a brochure and gently tried to get him to walk onto it. He flopped a bit and then flew away to the nearest bushes and landed. Sunny and high 70s. Light wind.
Region: 
United States
Missouri
Jackson County
Location Notes: 
On the front steps of the Nelson-Atkins art museum
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 39.0449506, -94.5809284

Date of Observation *: 
Sunday, May 26, 2019 - 13:00
Suggested Identification: 
polyphemus
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1176171

Observation Notes: 
Fairly dormant. Has been in same location on our deck for several days now.
Region: 
Lawrence County
United States
Missouri
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 36.999863053011666, -93.62540894157553

Date of Observation *: 
Friday, August 3, 2018 - 19:30
Suggested Identification: 
Luna Moth
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1171627

Observation Notes: 
Blending in with a crabapple tree. sunny morning
Region: 
Jefferson County
United States
Missouri
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 38.3697763, -90.37845249999998

Date of Observation *: 
Thursday, June 7, 2018 - 09:06
Suggested Identification: 
Luna Moth
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1163395

Observation Notes: 
Attracted to the light on the back deck.
Region: 
Boone County
United States
Missouri
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 38.97422379482112, -92.34399318695068

Date of Observation *: 
Friday, May 4, 2018 - 22:03
Suggested Identification: 
Luna Moth
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1159408

Observation Notes: 
Was clinging to the siding on the house in the early morning. Hot/humid day with some rain showers near but not at my location.
Region: 
Clay County
United States
Missouri
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 39.2038918, -94.55467699999997

Date of Observation *: 
Thursday, May 31, 2018 - 06:30
Suggested Identification: 
Cecropia silkmoth
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1157663

Observation Notes: 
Caught in a bat trap, released, then caught 2 more times.
Region: 
Clark County
United States
Missouri
Location Notes: 
Exact location: UTM 15N 0594523; 4492500
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 40.5790603474485, -91.8841232236723

Date of Observation *: 
Wednesday, May 16, 2018 - 22:49
Suggested Identification: 
Luna Moth
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1150053

Observation Notes: 
On an unseasonably warm, sunny day (73-74 C) two adult butterflies were seen- one was resting (photo) and the other was flying at ~15 feet elevation headed southwest.
Region: 
Cedar County
United States
Missouri
Location Notes: 
Sac River near Caplinger Mills, Missouri
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 37.801250220483425, -93.80320539154053

Date of Observation *: 
Sunday, December 3, 2017 - 13:00
Suggested Identification: 
Cloudless sulphur, Phoebis sennae
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1136607

Observation Notes: 
Cooler August morning, found resting on a post outside of the feed store in Centerville Missouri. This was almost 24 hours after the full total eclipse.
Region: 
Reynolds County
United States
Missouri
Location Notes: 
Hwy 72 & 21 intersection in Centerville Missouri. Reynolds County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 37.40543169714177, -90.9585571289063

Date of Observation *: 
Wednesday, August 23, 2017 - 10:45
Suggested Identification: 
Luna Moth
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth