Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Montana

Sighting Record 1223835

Observation Notes: 
Apparently came in the window and landed at the bottom of a glass in the kitchen. Released unharmed. I found several of these on the wall under the porch light throughout July this year.
Region: 
United States
Montana
Gallatin County
Location Notes: 
Approx. 4 miles north of Bozeman, MT
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 45.758014, -111.03401940000003

Date of Observation *: 
Sunday, July 7, 2019 - 11:45
Suggested Identification: 
One-eyed Sphinx
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1223833

Observation Notes: 
Found on my wall under the porch light in the morning.
Region: 
United States
Montana
Gallatin County
Location Notes: 
Approx. 4 miles north of Bozeman, MT
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 45.758014, -111.03401940000003

Date of Observation *: 
Thursday, May 26, 2016 - 08:20
Suggested Identification: 
Cecropia
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1223420

Observation Notes: 
My stepdaughter found this moth in Helena Montana early this afternoon. She sent these pictures.
Region: 
United States
Montana
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 46.5827183, -112.03654499999999

Date of Observation *: 
Tuesday, August 6, 2019 - 12:42
Suggested Identification: 
Sesia tibialis
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1223261

Observation Notes: 
Came to night lights - first seen at 4 AM
Region: 
United States
Montana
Carbon County
Location Notes: 
Private home - 12 miles west of Red Lodge, Montana
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 45.30413035530488, -109.36640572645877

Date of Observation *: 
Monday, July 29, 2019 - 11:36
Suggested Identification: 
Variable Tussock Moth (Dasychira vagans)
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1223100

Observation Notes: 
This moth came into a black light.
Region: 
United States
Montana
Mineral County
Location Notes: 
West Fork Fish Creek, at the Iowa State University field camp, former Hole in the Wall Ranch. Mineral County, Montana.
Partner Project: 
National Moth Week
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 46.91280225927556, -114.78235602378845

Date of Observation *: 
Thursday, July 25, 2019 - 23:29
Suggested Identification: 
Protoboarmia porcelaria
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1223046

Observation Notes: 
This moth came into a black light.
Region: 
United States
Montana
Mineral County
Location Notes: 
West Fork Fish Creek, at the Iowa State University field camp, former Hole in the Wall Ranch. Mineral County, Montana.
Partner Project: 
National Moth Week
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 46.912871961129035, -114.78235088256315

Date of Observation *: 
Thursday, July 25, 2019 - 22:22
Suggested Identification: 
Battaristis concinnusella
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1222810

Region: 
United States
Montana
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 46.55512888727843, -112.31067322125682

Date of Observation *: 
Sunday, July 28, 2019 - 13:30
Suggested Identification: 
European Skipper
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1222806

Region: 
United States
Montana
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 46.688184503962496, -112.05671044514986

Date of Observation *: 
Saturday, August 3, 2019 - 11:20
Suggested Identification: 
Common Checkered-Skipper
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1222562

Observation Notes: 
This moth came into a black light.
Region: 
United States
Montana
Missoula County
Location Notes: 
North side of Missoula near Grant Creek.
Partner Project: 
National Moth Week
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 46.930169, -114.0317718

Date of Observation *: 
Sunday, July 21, 2019 - 23:48
Suggested Identification: 
Pelochrista argenteana
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1222514

Observation Notes: 
Attracted to lights - first seen at 4 AM
Region: 
United States
Montana
Carbon County
Location Notes: 
Private Home - 12 miles west of Red Lodge
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 45.304145447416246, -109.36638426878665

Date of Observation *: 
Saturday, July 27, 2019 - 10:17
Suggested Identification: 
Dasychira leucophaea or Dasychira vagans?
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth