Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Nebraska

Sighting Record 1124792

Observation Notes: 
Found on leaf of a prickly ash plant.
Region: 
Douglas County
United States
Nebraska
Location Notes: 
TL Davis Prairie under direction of University of Nebraska- Omaha
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 41.1984892280428, -96.30043655633926

Date of Observation *: 
Monday, June 26, 2017 - 16:59
Suggested Identification: 
giant swallowtail
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
caterpillar

Sighting Record 1123554

Region: 
Cherry County
United States
Nebraska
Location Notes: 
In spring-branch canyon (Fort Falls Creek) on Fort Niobrara NWR
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 42.89885951531128, -100.4658386918154

Date of Observation *: 
Saturday, June 3, 2017 - 08:25
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth
Date Notes: 
On large eastern red-cedar in spring-branch canyon feeding into the Niobrara River 3 miles east of Valentine, NE

Sighting Record 1122753

Observation Notes: 
Found this one and many more flying from flower to flower in a field of white clover and purple thistle-like flowers on a sunny, 65 degree morning.
Region: 
Lancaster County
United States
Nebraska
Location Notes: 
In a field of flowers behind Red Roof Inn.
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 40.8517438977941, -96.68437063694

Date of Observation *: 
Sunday, June 25, 2017 - 08:00
Suggested Identification: 
Eastern tailed-blue (Cupido comyntas)
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1122724

Observation Notes: 
Nectaring at common milkweed.
Region: 
Cuming County
United States
Nebraska
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 41.77008241152588, -96.62754535675049

Date of Observation *: 
Tuesday, June 27, 2017 - 17:56
Suggested Identification: 
Amphion floridensis
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1122514

Observation Notes: 
Came to nectar at Lobelia erinus in flower planter.
Region: 
Cuming County
United States
Nebraska
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 41.84021538784246, -96.70133292675018

Date of Observation *: 
Saturday, June 24, 2017 - 12:23
Suggested Identification: 
Little glassywing - Pompeius verna
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1122370

Observation Notes: 
Found in a field of purple, thistle-like flowers on a warm, cloudy evening.
Region: 
Lancaster County
United States
Nebraska
Location Notes: 
In a field behind the hotel.
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 40.85113442017168, -96.68412923812866

Date of Observation *: 
Saturday, June 24, 2017 - 19:15
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1120749

Observation Notes: 
This moth was laying on my deck near some flowers. It appeared very weak, and only fluttered a bit when I got near. A gust of wind blew it off the deck about 30 minutes after this picture was taken. I think it is an Io Moth - female. I have many flower pots on my deck, but this specimen was just laying near a cluster of pots. I don't know how long it was on my deck, but most of the morning this spot was in the shade. The sun was shining on this moth when I found him.
Region: 
Douglas County
United States
Nebraska
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 41.2132772, -96.14632970000002

Date of Observation *: 
Thursday, June 8, 2017 - 15:09
Suggested Identification: 
Io Moth - female
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth
Date Notes: 
Hot afternoon...in the mid 90"s. We had a severe wind/rain storm the night before so wonder if it might have been damaged then.

Sighting Record 1120517

Observation Notes: 
I am assuming this is a butterfly, but it may be a moth. I couldn't get very close to it as it was very skittish. It was landing in water puddles from watering my kitchen garden. Blueish tinted fuzzy body. Did not see on any plants that may suggest a host plant. Gray and white pattern on wings. Could not clearly see antennae.
Region: 
Saunders County
United States
Nebraska
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 41.22541116925085, -96.6175889968872

Date of Observation *: 
Thursday, June 15, 2017 - 17:25
Suggested Identification: 
Some type of skipper?
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1120475

Observation Notes: 
wing span was aprox. 6in. nice cool morning,
Region: 
Adams County
United States
Nebraska
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 40.58324419824107, -98.3735504373908

Date of Observation *: 
Thursday, June 15, 2017 - 07:30
Suggested Identification: 
black witch moth
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth