Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Missouri

Sighting Record 1230354

Observation Notes: 
This tiny one is feeding on a small, white clover on a grass lawn.
Region: 
United States
Missouri
St. Louis County
Location Notes: 
This is suburban neighborhood in Wildwood, Missouri surrounded by acres and acres of heavily wooded state parks about 1.5 miles north of the Meramec River.
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 38.5649106, -90.63046600000001

Date of Observation *: 
Saturday, August 31, 2019 - 13:20
Suggested Identification: 
Eastern Tailed-Blue (Cupido comyntas)
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly
Date Notes: 
Partly sunny; 79F

Sighting Record 1230301

Observation Notes: 
Had 3 nectaring in our yard along with a couple of viceroys.
Region: 
United States
Missouri
Clay County
Location Notes: 
suburban backyard garden in Kansas City
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 39.2910289, -94.4837382

Date of Observation *: 
Thursday, August 29, 2019 - 16:30
Suggested Identification: 
red spotted purple butterfy
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1230098

Observation Notes: 
Found it along with a zebra swallowtail caterpillar on paw paw tree, observed it eating paw paw leaves, I didn't keep it in captivity so I did not see the chrysalis or adult
Region: 
United States
Missouri
Boone County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 38.9517053, -92.33407239999997

Date of Observation *: 
Saturday, August 24, 2019 - 15:20
Suggested Identification: 
paw paw sphinx moth
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
caterpillar
Date Notes: 
Temperature was in the high 80's, it was on the underside of a leaf.

Sighting Record 1228739

Region: 
United States
Missouri
Jackson County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 38.98701151444259, -94.44400611368542

Date of Observation *: 
Saturday, August 24, 2019 - 18:05
Suggested Identification: 
white-marked tussock moth caterpillar
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
caterpillar

Sighting Record 1228593

Observation Notes: 
I have been raising monarchs for 3 years now. I move them to habitats outside when they get a little bigger.
Region: 
United States
Missouri
St. Charles County
Location Notes: 
My suburban home in St Charles county, MO
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 38.766924406890276, -90.68718854588292

Date of Observation *: 
Saturday, August 24, 2019 - 12:26
Suggested Identification: 
Monarch
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
caterpillar
Date Notes: 
Raising from eggs

Sighting Record 1226982

Observation Notes: 
Enjoying the butterfly bush! This little one looks like it has injured thorax and tattered wings.
Region: 
United States
Missouri
St. Louis County
Location Notes: 
This is suburban neighborhood in Wildwood, Missouri surrounded by acres and acres of heavily wooded state parks about 1.5 miles north of the Meramec River.
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 38.565237, -90.63079920000001

Date of Observation *: 
Monday, August 19, 2019 - 14:19
Suggested Identification: 
Silver-spotted Skipper (Epargyreus clarus)
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly
Date Notes: 
92F; Mostly sunny

Sighting Record 1226948

Observation Notes: 
Enjoying the butterfly bush!
Region: 
United States
Missouri
St. Louis County
Location Notes: 
This is suburban neighborhood in Wildwood, Missouri surrounded by acres and acres of heavily wooded state parks about 1.5 miles north of the Meramec River.
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 38.565237, -90.63079920000001

Date of Observation *: 
Monday, August 19, 2019 - 12:13
Suggested Identification: 
Monarch (Danaus plexippus)
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly
Date Notes: 
89F; Partly sunny

Sighting Record 1226947

Observation Notes: 
It was attracted to nearby dung (right corner of image). Didn't stay around long...this was on a sloped lawn.
Region: 
United States
Missouri
St. Louis County
Location Notes: 
This is suburban neighborhood in Wildwood, Missouri surrounded by acres and acres of heavily wooded state parks about 1.5 miles north of the Meramec River.
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 38.5649106, -90.63046600000001

Date of Observation *: 
Monday, August 19, 2019 - 12:15
Suggested Identification: 
Hackberry Emperor (Asterocampa celtis)
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly
Date Notes: 
89F; Partly Sunny

Sighting Record 1226693

Observation Notes: 
He's enjoying the butterfly bush for sure! This is suburban neighborhood in Wildwood, Missouri surrounded by acres and acres of heavily wooded state parks about 1.5 miles north of the Meramec River.
Region: 
United States
Missouri
St. Louis County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 38.5650568, -90.6308234

Date of Observation *: 
Sunday, August 18, 2019 - 14:05
Suggested Identification: 
Spicebush Swallowtail (Papilio troilus)
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly
Date Notes: 
85F; Mostly sunny

Sighting Record 1226449

Observation Notes: 
She definitely likes the yellow marigolds! This is a suburban neighborhood in Wildwood, Missouri surrounded by acres and acres of heavily wooded state parks about 1.5 miles north of the Meramec River.
Region: 
United States
Missouri
St. Louis County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 38.5649106, -90.63046600000001

Date of Observation *: 
Saturday, August 17, 2019 - 14:30
Suggested Identification: 
Fiery Skipper (Hylephila phyleus)
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly
Date Notes: 
Partly cloudy 84F