Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Montana

Sighting Record 1221652

Observation Notes: 
On Erigeron speciosus
Region: 
United States
Montana
Location Notes: 
At 6100 ft elevation
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 46.7074234, -113.98149610000002

Date of Observation *: 
Wednesday, July 31, 2019 - 12:11
Suggested Identification: 
Mariposa copper
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1221619

Observation Notes: 
On Agastache urticifolia.
Region: 
United States
Montana
Location Notes: 
Elevation 6100 ft
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 46.70746011562383, -113.98047760182976

Date of Observation *: 
Wednesday, July 31, 2019 - 15:24
Suggested Identification: 
skipper (Nevada skipper?)
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1221515

Observation Notes: 
Attracted by 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 45.304160539523565, -109.36647009947512

Date of Observation *: 
Tuesday, July 30, 2019 - 01:10
Suggested Identification: 
Clouded Crimson (Schinia gaurae )
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1221307

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 28, 2019 - 00:55
Suggested Identification: 
Walshia miscecolorella
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1221304

Observation Notes: 
Moth came into an outside light on the house.
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 *: 
Tuesday, July 23, 2019 - 23:19
Suggested Identification: 
Zelleria haimbachi
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1221292

Observation Notes: 
Several individuals noted on Green Gentian flowers at around 10,000'.
Region: 
United States
Montana
Park County
Location Notes: 
In large meadow at base of Electric Peak
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 45.0137391793156, -110.82818939438812

Date of Observation *: 
Friday, July 26, 2019 - 14:30
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1221282

Observation Notes: 
We found this caterpillar crawling on our basketball court. It has a false face on its tail end and when disturbed, it curls up and waves its tail end to mimic a snake
Region: 
United States
Montana
Sheridan County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 48.7769994, -104.54974700000002

Date of Observation *: 
Tuesday, July 30, 2019 - 10:00
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
caterpillar

Sighting Record 1221267

Observation Notes: 
One of these moths 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 *: 
Wednesday, July 24, 2019 - 01:45
Suggested Identification: 
Ethmia monticola
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1221196

Observation Notes: 
Large numbers of these insects were observed along the trail between about 7000' and 10,000' in elevation. Their flowers of preference appeared to be goldenrod or arnica.
Region: 
United States
Montana
Park County
Location Notes: 
Both in National Forest and in Yellowstone on the trail to Electric Peak
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 45.0296732144157, -110.81740752884633

Date of Observation *: 
Thursday, July 25, 2019 - 08:30
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth