Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Nebraska

Sighting Record 1143199

Observation Notes: 
We are in the midst of a Painted Lady migration, but there were many of the Bordered Patch butterflies mixed in with them. This is the first time I've seen the Bordered Patch in this area.
Region: 
Buffalo County
United States
Nebraska
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 40.689981, -99.0720164

Date of Observation *: 
Saturday, September 23, 2017 - 11:30
Suggested Identification: 
Bordered Patch
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1142258

Observation Notes: 
Observed this butterfly feeding on the vegetation along the edge of the small creek that runs through this park; I also submitted 2 photos of another grass skipper that was in the same spot, but not sure they are the same species. Sunny; mid-70's; moist since we have had 2 days of nice rain
Region: 
Douglas County
United States
Nebraska
Location Notes: 
Neighborhood park with a small stream and pond; areas around the edges of the stream and pond are left "natural" so there is a variety of vegetation.
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 41.2092587, -96.14987070000001

Date of Observation *: 
Tuesday, September 19, 2017 - 12:45
Suggested Identification: 
Grass Skipper
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1142253

Observation Notes: 
Saw this individual feeding on this white flower; plant growing along side a small creek that runs through the park I also am submitting 2 photos of another grass skipper in the same spot, but not sure they are the same species. Sunny; mid-70's; moist since we have had 2 days of nice steady rain
Region: 
Douglas County
United States
Nebraska
Location Notes: 
Neighborhood park with a small stream that runs through the middle; Park also has a small pond; The banks of the stream are left unmowed, so have a variety of grasses, weeds, wildflowers, trees.
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 41.2092587, -96.14987070000001

Date of Observation *: 
Tuesday, September 19, 2017 - 12:45
Suggested Identification: 
Grass Skipper
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1142218

Observation Notes: 
I brought a parsley plant into my kitchen due to low temp forecast. A few hours later I saw this caterpillar on the plant. I do not actually see it move, but a couple of hours later, It is in a different place.
Region: 
Madison County
United States
Nebraska
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 41.75361779922481, -97.77113199234009

Date of Observation *: 
Sunday, September 17, 2017 - 17:08
Suggested Identification: 
Black swallowtail
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
caterpillar

Sighting Record 1142151

Observation Notes: 
On Joe Pye plant in my garden
Region: 
Custer County
United States
Nebraska
Location Notes: 
12 miles south of Sargent Nebraska Custer county
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 41.494384051497505, -99.415283203125

Date of Observation *: 
Monday, September 18, 2017 - 16:30
Suggested Identification: 
Queen butterfly
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1142135

Observation Notes: 
This beauty was feeding on dahlias blooming on my deck. Sunny; Suburban neighborhood
Region: 
Douglas County
United States
Nebraska
Location Notes: 
suburban neighborhood
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 41.2132772, -96.14632970000002

Date of Observation *: 
Saturday, August 12, 2017 - 14:42
Suggested Identification: 
Monarch Butterfly
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1141589

Observation Notes: 
Found on a rainy day 1.5 hours after the rain and clouds lifted. Found in lawn grass near evergreen trees moving from the shade into the sun. Our lawn is surrounded by natural prairie grass native to the sandhills
Region: 
Cherry County
United States
Nebraska
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 42.30108725260829, -100.645751953125

Date of Observation *: 
Saturday, September 16, 2017 - 18:00
Suggested Identification: 
Eumorpha Pandorous
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
caterpillar

Sighting Record 1140635

Region: 
Cuming County
United States
Nebraska
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 41.8236601, -96.70711829999999

Date of Observation *: 
Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - 17:46
Suggested Identification: 
Dainty sulphur
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1140156

Observation Notes: 
I've seen just one at a time. On and off all summer. But it will not get close enough for a decent picture. In my 3 yr old restored prairie
Region: 
Lancaster County
United States
Nebraska
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 40.72323640629351, -96.86976680082967

Date of Observation *: 
Thursday, September 7, 2017 - 14:20
Suggested Identification: 
Regal fritillary
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1139801

Observation Notes: 
Found on ash sapling. Weather was sunny and mid 60's on a calm day ( not windy.) It was crawling on the underside of an ash leaf. Surrounding plants were chrysanthemums, lillies and mint.
Region: 
Colfax County
United States
Nebraska
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 41.43937104981494, -97.05933809280396

Date of Observation *: 
Tuesday, September 5, 2017 - 17:30
Suggested Identification: 
Eastern comma
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
caterpillar