Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Montana

Sighting Record 1227333

Observation Notes: 
In a small meadow along the hiking trail. Nectaring on a Ranunculus sp.
Region: 
United States
Montana
Gallatin County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 45.44458627067491, -110.96187649409558

Date of Observation *: 
Saturday, August 10, 2019 - 16:22
Suggested Identification: 
American copper (Lycaena phlaeas)
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1227329

Observation Notes: 
This moth came into a black light. The hindwings do not appear to be white.
Region: 
United States
Montana
Missoula County
Location Notes: 
North side of Missoula near Grant Creek.
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 46.930169, -114.0317718

Date of Observation *: 
Saturday, August 3, 2019 - 22:53
Suggested Identification: 
Ipimorpha pleonectusa
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1227320

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

Geolocation is 46.930169, -114.0317718

Date of Observation *: 
Sunday, July 14, 2019 - 23:45
Suggested Identification: 
Chlorochlamys triangularis
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1227095

Region: 
United States
Montana
Fergus County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 47.05757006798964, -109.4261305865823

Date of Observation *: 
Thursday, August 8, 2019 - 09:08
Suggested Identification: 
Great Basin Wood-nymph
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1227088

Observation Notes: 
The caterpillar was about 4" long and about 3/4" in girth. It was crawling up the sidewalk almost to the door of the rest area.
Region: 
United States
Montana
Garfield County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 47.32519758860818, -106.17116197170839

Date of Observation *: 
Wednesday, August 7, 2019 - 00:58
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
caterpillar

Sighting Record 1227085

Observation Notes: 
One of these moths 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 46.912618394939074, -114.7821033553895

Date of Observation *: 
Thursday, July 25, 2019 - 23:00
Suggested Identification: 
Sphinx perelegans
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1227011

Observation Notes: 
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 46.912487112134855, -114.78192150592804

Date of Observation *: 
Thursday, July 25, 2019 - 22:35
Suggested Identification: 
Cosipara tricoloralis
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1226836

Observation Notes: 
resting on gravel surface
Region: 
United States
Montana
Flathead County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 48.64174401287519, -113.85573791824322

Date of Observation *: 
Tuesday, August 13, 2019 - 14:10
Suggested Identification: 
Polygonia species
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1226541

Observation Notes: 
It has two black hairs sticking up by the head end. There are lilacs, conifers of undetermined type, and a weird wild, non-native pea type plant near where caterpillar was found.
Region: 
United States
Montana
Toole County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 48.746041277820545, -111.97251085924387

Date of Observation *: 
Saturday, August 17, 2019 - 18:50
Suggested Identification: 
Dagger moth caterpillar?
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
caterpillar

Sighting Record 1226396

Observation Notes: 
Great Spangled Fritillary
Region: 
United States
Montana
Jefferson County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 46.46456195967462, -111.85550915733268

Date of Observation *: 
Thursday, August 1, 2019 - 13:30
Suggested Identification: 
Great Spangled fritillary
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly