Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Missouri

Sighting Record 1101773

Observation Notes: 
It's cool out today, not humid and the caterpillar is very calm.
Region: 
United States
Missouri
Buchanan County
Location Notes: 
Very north edge of Saint Joseph
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 39.7674578, -94.846681

Date of Observation *: 
Saturday, September 10, 2016 - 00:00
Suggested Identification: 
Eacles imperialis, Imperial Moth
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
caterpillar
Date Notes: 
Late afternoon

Sighting Record 1101758

Observation Notes: 
I collected a few galls from Oenothera filiformis on 9/1/16 to see if Mompha rufocristatella would emerge and one did on 9/10/16.
Region: 
United States
Missouri
Jackson County
Location Notes: 
Little Blue Trace Trail along the Little Blue River, Independence, MO.
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 39.14497206448, -94.315758535287

Date of Observation *: 
Thursday, September 1, 2016 - 17:00
Suggested Identification: 
Mompha rufocristatella
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1101535

Region: 
Boone County
Missouri
United States
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 38.94637663959, -92.445944328954

Date of Observation *: 
Friday, August 12, 2016 - 10:42
Suggested Identification: 
Pyrausta inornatalis
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1101527

Observation Notes: 
70 degree weather, sunny.
Region: 
United States
Missouri
Buchanan County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 39.778670295952, -94.810740020515

Date of Observation *: 
Friday, September 9, 2016 - 07:35
Suggested Identification: 
Eumorpha pandorus
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1101509

Observation Notes: 
Measured 5mm TL, 9mm WS, female, also posted on BugGuide: http://bugguide.net/node/view/1289547/bgimage
Region: 
United States
Missouri
Boone County
Location Notes: 
Katy Lake Estates subdivision
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 38.920616403404, -92.395769964735

Date of Observation *: 
Wednesday, September 7, 2016 - 00:00
Suggested Identification: 
Fulgoraecia exigua
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1101263

Observation Notes: 
The butterfly was in Eupatorium sp. in my yard.
Region: 
United States
Missouri
Ripley County
Location Notes: 
The butterfly was in my yard at 301 W. Kelsey Street in Naylor, MO.
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 36.573977409695, -90.6093302542

Date of Observation *: 
Thursday, September 12, 2013 - 00:00
Suggested Identification: 
Red-banded Hairstreak Calycopis cecrops
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly
Date Notes: 
note the observation was in 2013

Sighting Record 1101261

Observation Notes: 
The butterfly was in Butterfly Weed, Asclepias tuberosa, in my yard.
Region: 
United States
Missouri
Ripley County
Location Notes: 
The butterfly was in a flower garden area in my yard at 301 W. Kelsey Street in Naylor, MO.
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 36.574046339275, -90.609544830918

Date of Observation *: 
Friday, July 10, 2015 - 00:00
Suggested Identification: 
Eastern Tailed - Blue Everes comyntas
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly
Date Notes: 
Note the observation was in 2015

Sighting Record 1101254

Observation Notes: 
The skipper as nectaring in a patch of Elephant's Foot in my yard.
Region: 
United States
Missouri
Ripley County
Location Notes: 
The skipper was observed in my yard at 301 W. Kelsey Street in Naylor, Missouri.
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 36.573908480054, -90.608986931447

Date of Observation *: 
Monday, August 20, 2012 - 00:00
Suggested Identification: 
Hoary Edge Skipper Achalarus lyciades
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly
Date Notes: 
Note the observation was in 2012

Sighting Record 1101252

Observation Notes: 
The skipper was nectaring on Eastern Blazing Star in my yard.
Region: 
United States
Missouri
Ripley County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 36.574011874493, -90.609501915576

Date of Observation *: 
Friday, September 4, 2015 - 00:00
Suggested Identification: 
Silver-spotted Skipper Epargyreus clarus
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly
Date Notes: 
the sighting was in 2015

Sighting Record 1101251

Observation Notes: 
The butterfly was first observed on August 30 very late in the evening resting on vegetation at the base of a walnut tree in the yard. It was again observed during the afternoon and early evening on August 31 in the same patch of vegetation. It has not been observed since then.
Region: 
United States
Missouri
Ripley County
Location Notes: 
The butterfly was seen in vegetation at the base of a walnut tree in my yard at 301 W. Kelsey Street in the town of Naylor, Missouri.
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 36.573977409695, -90.608986931447

Date of Observation *: 
Wednesday, August 31, 2016 - 00:00
Suggested Identification: 
Harvester Feniseca tarquinius
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly