Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Missouri

Sighting Record 1101874

Region: 
United States
Missouri
Newton County
Location Notes: 
Diamond Grove Prairie
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 37.012076170704, -94.387733708557

Date of Observation *: 
Saturday, August 20, 2016 - 00:00
Suggested Identification: 
Ponometia candefacta
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1101850

Observation Notes: 
There were several Southern Dogface Butterflies in a wet spot on a gravel road. Southern Dogface butterflies were seen at two other places on the refuge on that date - all together there were about 3 dozen individuals noted.
Region: 
United States
Missouri
Stoddard County
Location Notes: 
The individual in the photograph was seen on Red Mill Drive just west of the Ditch 2 bridge on Mingo National Wildlife Refuge. Additional Southern Dogface Butterflies were seen on the refuge at two other locations along Red Mill Drive toward Schoolhouse Exit - the greatest number were at the Schoolhouse trailhead puddling with a number of other species in the gravel parking lot.
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 37.006975871802, -90.131380514812

Date of Observation *: 
Friday, September 9, 2016 - 00:00
Suggested Identification: 
Southern Dogface Butterfly
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

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