Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Missouri

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

Sighting Record 1136124

Observation Notes: 
Spotted sitting on a concrete bumper in a Phillips 66 parking lot. This was about 90 minutes after a total solar eclipse occurred. Perhaps the moth was confused about time of day.
Region: 
Jefferson County
United States
Missouri
Location Notes: 
Parking lot of a Phillips 66 in Festus, MO.
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 38.2206101, -90.39595429999997

Date of Observation *: 
Monday, August 21, 2017 - 14:30
Suggested Identification: 
Cecropia moth
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1131290

Observation Notes: 
First noticed the moth outside my office window around 5:00 a.m. where it remained until around 7:30 a.m.. I have a nearby Sweetgum tree and am hoping that eggs were laid there.
Region: 
Jackson County
United States
Missouri
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 38.9854226, -94.3813697

Date of Observation *: 
Wednesday, August 2, 2017 - 06:47
Suggested Identification: 
Luna
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1126839

Observation Notes: 
This moth was sitting on concrete at a gas station. Seemed healthy and was moving but was calmly sitting on the ground.
Region: 
St. Charles County
United States
Missouri
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 38.789265252373475, -90.49713134765625

Date of Observation *: 
Friday, July 14, 2017 - 10:30
Suggested Identification: 
Regal Moth
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth