Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Nebraska

Sighting Record 1130963

Observation Notes: 
Was a caterpillar found in garden and keep it in a glass jar until it became a butterfly.
Region: 
Douglas County
United States
Nebraska
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 41.241908743374424, -96.02799654006958

Date of Observation *: 
Tuesday, August 1, 2017 - 07:30
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1130960

Region: 
Douglas County
United States
Nebraska
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 41.204181, -96.20574490000001

Date of Observation *: 
Monday, July 31, 2017 - 20:41
Suggested Identification: 
Pontia protodice
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1130443

Observation Notes: 
Flying on/near petunias. It was very bright like a lime green maybe about 1" - 2" large in diameter.
Region: 
Sarpy County
United States
Nebraska
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 41.12664363894524, -95.90079545974731

Date of Observation *: 
Sunday, July 30, 2017 - 14:25
Suggested Identification: 
Yellow angled sulphur
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1129830

Observation Notes: 
There were two caterpillars on one common milkweed and two others on two more milkweeds in our native garden at Pioneers Park Nature Center.
Region: 
Lancaster County
United States
Nebraska
Location Notes: 
Four Cycnia inopinatus caterpillars were on common milkweed plants outside of the Prairie Building at Pioneers Park Nature Center.
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 40.774423081949706, -96.77662420265506

Date of Observation *: 
Friday, July 28, 2017 - 10:58
Suggested Identification: 
Unexpected cycnia moth caterpillar (Cycnia inopinatus)
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
caterpillar

Sighting Record 1129826

Observation Notes: 
Found the butterfly on my car after driving into Wilderness Park, a wooded area with a creek that runs through.
Region: 
Lancaster County
United States
Nebraska
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 40.77893307337576, -96.72419035029293

Date of Observation *: 
Friday, July 28, 2017 - 10:25
Suggested Identification: 
Hackberry Emperor
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1129543

Observation Notes: 
Feeding on watermelon slice after sunset
Region: 
Lancaster County
United States
Nebraska
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 40.77615759723593, -96.61519646644592

Date of Observation *: 
Tuesday, July 25, 2017 - 20:00
Suggested Identification: 
Limenitis arthemis
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1129281

Observation Notes: 
feeding on oregano blossoms
Region: 
Stanton County
United States
Nebraska
Location Notes: 
Located at Red Road Herbs Retreat & Learning Center LLC herb gardens
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 41.9329995, -97.17902600000002

Date of Observation *: 
Tuesday, July 25, 2017 - 16:00
Suggested Identification: 
red spotted purple - Limenitis arthemis (Drury, 1773)
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly
Date Notes: 
sunny, 96 degrees and humid

Sighting Record 1128662

Observation Notes: 
Larvae found on July 16, 2017, Crysalis was formed on July 17, was intact in the morning, emerged after 1 pm on July 24th. We have milkweed plants about 50 feet away from this outside wall of our home.
Region: 
Saunders County
United States
Nebraska
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 41.04427289005259, -96.38006157871132

Date of Observation *: 
Monday, July 24, 2017 - 14:00
Suggested Identification: 
Monarch
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly
Date Notes: 
July 17, 2017 and July 24, 2017

Sighting Record 1128448

Observation Notes: 
Seemed very content on the prairie grass. About 80F outside, unusually low humidity.
Region: 
Lancaster County
Nebraska
United States
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 40.84332046226307, -96.62148356437683

Date of Observation *: 
Sunday, July 23, 2017 - 19:25
Suggested Identification: 
Unknown
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth
Date Notes: 
None

Sighting Record 1126612

Observation Notes: 
Pair of imperials moths breeding in our wild grass plants.
Region: 
Sarpy County
United States
Nebraska
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 41.1770319, -96.02992010000003

Date of Observation *: 
Sunday, July 16, 2017 - 09:30
Suggested Identification: 
Imperial moth
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth