Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Montana

Sighting Record 1267234

Observation Notes: 
attracted to UV lights
Region: 
United States
Montana
Carbon County
Location Notes: 
12 miles west of Red Lodge, Montana
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 45.304115263189495, -109.3663628111145

Date of Observation *: 
Saturday, August 8, 2020 - 10:02
Suggested Identification: 
Purple Arches (Polia purpurissata)
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1266723

Observation Notes: 
attracted to UV lights
Region: 
United States
Montana
Carbon County
Location Notes: 
12 miles west of Red Lodge, Montana
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 45.304115263189495, -109.36644864180298

Date of Observation *: 
Friday, August 7, 2020 - 10:49
Suggested Identification: 
Hesperumia sulphuraria
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1266663

Observation Notes: 
attracted to UV lights
Region: 
United States
Montana
Carbon County
Location Notes: 
12 miles west of Red Lodge, Montana
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 45.30403980255236, -109.36642718413086

Date of Observation *: 
Friday, August 7, 2020 - 10:54
Suggested Identification: 
Great Tiger (Arctia caja)
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1266540

Region: 
United States
Montana
Missoula County
Location Notes: 
The yard is covered in plants and trees. The house is located out of the city, near the Clark Fork River
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 46.89107642956522, -114.11449094236602

Date of Observation *: 
Sunday, June 7, 2015 - 23:00
Suggested Identification: 
Prionoxystus robiniae, the carpenterworm moth
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth
Date Notes: 
Found on the side of the house by the porch light.

Sighting Record 1266480

Region: 
United States
Montana
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 46.745974066378885, -112.16467989095459

Date of Observation *: 
Thursday, August 6, 2020 - 12:07
Suggested Identification: 
Coral Hairstreak
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1266111

Observation Notes: 
It was crawling across an asphalt path into the grass. The path is along the Missouri River, the bank is lined with willows, across a narrow channel is a large willow and cottonwood covered island that is inaccessible to people but is dense with birds and other critters. It was sunny and about 80 degrees. Great Falls, Montana. Size...about 8 cm long and 1.5 cm diameter, the size of my middle finger.
Region: 
United States
Montana
Cascade County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 47.51794533719697, -111.30837577609118

Date of Observation *: 
Tuesday, August 4, 2020 - 18:30
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
caterpillar

Sighting Record 1265596

Observation Notes: 
Sitting on my outside wall
Region: 
United States
Montana
Gallatin County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 45.758014, -111.0340194

Date of Observation *: 
Sunday, August 2, 2020 - 14:56
Suggested Identification: 
Idaea demissaria
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1265486

Observation Notes: 
On the wall this morning
Region: 
United States
Montana
Gallatin County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 45.758014, -111.0340194

Date of Observation *: 
Sunday, August 2, 2020 - 07:45
Suggested Identification: 
Paonias myops
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1265426

Observation Notes: 
On the inside wall this morning
Region: 
United States
Montana
Gallatin County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 45.758014, -111.0340194

Date of Observation *: 
Saturday, August 1, 2020 - 07:35
Suggested Identification: 
Petrophila confusalis
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1265424

Observation Notes: 
On the outside wall this morning
Region: 
United States
Montana
Gallatin County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 45.758014, -111.0340194

Date of Observation *: 
Saturday, August 1, 2020 - 07:29
Suggested Identification: 
Agapeta zoegana
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth