Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Montana

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

Sighting Record 1222462

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 45.30417563162689, -109.36638426878665

Date of Observation *: 
Saturday, August 3, 2019 - 12:26
Suggested Identification: 
Choristoneura fumiferana group
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1222441

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 45.30408507894669, -109.36638426878665

Date of Observation *: 
Saturday, August 3, 2019 - 12:05
Suggested Identification: 
Currant Eulithis (Eulithis propulsata)
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1222050

Region: 
United States
Montana
Jefferson County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 46.450701899477366, -111.82640075683594

Date of Observation *: 
Thursday, August 1, 2019 - 12:00
Suggested Identification: 
Weidemeyer's Admiral
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1221998

Observation Notes: 
Came to UV 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 45.304145447416246, -109.36647009947512

Date of Observation *: 
Monday, July 29, 2019 - 11:36
Suggested Identification: 
Polia piniae
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1221893

Observation Notes: 
On Agastache urticifolia
Region: 
United States
Montana
Location Notes: 
at 6100 ft elevation
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 46.7074234, -113.98149610000002

Date of Observation *: 
Wednesday, July 31, 2019 - 13:01
Suggested Identification: 
Grey hairstreak (Strymon melinus)
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1221870

Observation Notes: 
There were a large number of them on the side of a rest stop. When I picked one of them up it flapped it’s wings quickly. Also, when it was resting it’s ear things were hidden. All of them were white except for that odd black one
Region: 
United States
Montana
Wheatland County
Location Notes: 
It was a rest stop
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 46.4355362, -109.81229680000001

Date of Observation *: 
Thursday, August 1, 2019 - 11:51
Suggested Identification: 
Unknown
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth
Date Notes: 
It’s sunny out and 85 degrees

Sighting Record 1221837

Observation Notes: 
Nectaring on Agastache urticifolia
Region: 
United States
Montana
Location Notes: 
at 6100 ft elevation
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 46.7074234, -113.98149610000002

Date of Observation *: 
Wednesday, July 31, 2019 - 11:29
Suggested Identification: 
Drasteria ochracea
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1221830

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, Montana
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 45.30408507894669, -109.366448641803

Date of Observation *: 
Wednesday, July 31, 2019 - 10:04
Suggested Identification: 
Confusing Petrophila (Petrophila confusalis)?
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1221657

Observation Notes: 
On Agastache urticifolia
Region: 
United States
Montana
Location Notes: 
At 6100 ft elevation
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 46.7074234, -113.98149610000002

Date of Observation *: 
Wednesday, July 31, 2019 - 11:51
Suggested Identification: 
Hydaspe Fritillary (northwestern?)
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly