Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Missouri

Sighting Record 1222759

Observation Notes: 
Enjoying the nectar of the Buttonbush wildflower at Young Conservation Area
Region: 
United States
Missouri
Jefferson County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 38.4472007, -90.6632366

Date of Observation *: 
Sunday, August 4, 2019 - 04:24
Suggested Identification: 
Giant Swallowtail
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1222758

Observation Notes: 
Enjoying nectar of the Cup wildflower at Young Conservation Area
Region: 
United States
Missouri
Jefferson County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 38.4472007, -90.6632366

Date of Observation *: 
Sunday, August 4, 2019 - 09:55
Suggested Identification: 
Pipevine Swallowtail
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1222756

Observation Notes: 
Enjoying the nectar of the Buttonbush wildflower at Young Conservation Area
Region: 
United States
Missouri
Jefferson County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 38.4472007, -90.6632366

Date of Observation *: 
Sunday, August 4, 2019 - 04:26
Suggested Identification: 
Pipevine Swallowtail
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1222753

Observation Notes: 
Enjoying nectar from the Cup wildflower at Young Conservation Area.
Region: 
United States
Missouri
Jefferson County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 38.4472007, -90.6632366

Date of Observation *: 
Sunday, August 4, 2019 - 09:57
Suggested Identification: 
Giant Swallowtail
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1222074

Observation Notes: 
This was identified by two entomologists as a Common Buckeye, I have never seen this color before! I made effort to make sure the colors in the photo look like the actual specimen. Very bright red coloration. Thoughts and comments are very welcome! thank you
Region: 
United States
Missouri
Clay County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 39.196487155195655, -94.38517861674558

Date of Observation *: 
Friday, July 26, 2019 - 15:00
Suggested Identification: 
Common Buckeye
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1221334

Observation Notes: 
Feeding prairie blazing star in my backyard. I live in Wildwood, MO
Region: 
United States
Missouri
St. Louis County
Location Notes: 
In Wildwood, Missouri
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 38.5878106, -90.61606789999996

Date of Observation *: 
Tuesday, July 30, 2019 - 15:09
Suggested Identification: 
western tiger swallowtail
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1219996

Observation Notes: 
It came to the garden while I was watering. It lingered there in the damp wood chips for 30 minutes or so.
Region: 
United States
Missouri
Jackson County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 38.88955259999999, -94.53150289999996

Date of Observation *: 
Friday, July 26, 2019 - 15:52
Suggested Identification: 
Limenitis arthemis astyanax
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1219464

Observation Notes: 
I observed this Swallowtail Butterfly on a Musk Thistle flower at 3:39 PM on July 24, 2019.
Region: 
United States
Missouri
Pettis County
Location Notes: 
216 N. County Line Rd., Windsor, MO 65360
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 38.5321532, -93.5093235

Date of Observation *: 
Wednesday, July 24, 2019 - 15:39
Suggested Identification: 
Papilio polyxenes (Swallowtail Butterfly)
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly
Date Notes: 
July 24, 2019

Sighting Record 1218525

Observation Notes: 
Spent time nectaring on tithonia, coneflower and buddleia.
Region: 
United States
Missouri
Clay County
Location Notes: 
Suburban backyard in Kansas City, MO
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 39.2910289, -94.4837382

Date of Observation *: 
Sunday, July 21, 2019 - 13:15
Suggested Identification: 
Pipevine Swallowtail
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1218448

Observation Notes: 
Sunny, 85F+; likes the orange zinnias in my front yard flowerbed
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 *: 
Sunday, July 21, 2019 - 12:20
Suggested Identification: 
Zebra Swallowtail
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly