Butterflies and Moths of North America

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New York

Sighting Record 1210311

Region: 
United States
New York
Tompkins County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 42.479379410187526, -76.45976089002687

Date of Observation *: 
Monday, June 17, 2019 - 09:36
Suggested Identification: 
White-banded Toothed Carpet
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1210217

Observation Notes: 
Feeding on phlox in Old Erie Canal State Park. All images are of the same butterfly. Sunny, 70 degrees, low humidity.
Region: 
United States
New York
Madison County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 43.07146545791245, -75.80172598425293

Date of Observation *: 
Monday, June 17, 2019 - 12:22
Suggested Identification: 
Giant swallowtail
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1210198

Observation Notes: 
Third sighting of this species at this rest area.
Region: 
United States
New York
Otsego County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 42.57314163848615, -74.76600857085816

Date of Observation *: 
Monday, June 17, 2019 - 22:28
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1210196

Observation Notes: 
Surprised to see this species at higher elevation this early in the summer.
Region: 
United States
New York
Otsego County
Location Notes: 
I-88 rest area near Worcester, NY - westbound side.
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 42.609928564305015, -74.68468894241738

Date of Observation *: 
Saturday, June 15, 2019 - 09:15
Suggested Identification: 
Pyrgus communis
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1210180

Observation Notes: 
They were very calm/still. I was able to crouch down very close to them to take the photo. The evening was sunny and warm. They were not there when I checked the next morning.
Region: 
United States
New York
Albany County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 42.4434446, -73.99932639999997

Date of Observation *: 
Friday, June 14, 2019 - 19:00
Suggested Identification: 
Two Lunas
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth
Date Notes: 
This pair was on the post of my front porch.

Sighting Record 1210176

Observation Notes: 
It was injured. The weather was cloudy. I found it near the shoreline.
Region: 
United States
New York
Nassau County
Location Notes: 
on the boardwalk
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 40.584070710742964, -73.66937115601468

Date of Observation *: 
Monday, June 17, 2019 - 09:14
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1210139

Observation Notes: 
Outside a window. Oak trees, walnut, sumac, persimons, birch, and maple close to house. With in a few feet.
Region: 
United States
New York
Chemung County
Location Notes: 
Seven Acres Rd
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 42.2653526, -76.83467910000002

Date of Observation *: 
Monday, June 17, 2019 - 00:00
Suggested Identification: 
Luna Moth
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1210126

Observation Notes: 
The moth was on the outside of the door in the morning, and remained there for two days. It finally was gone on the third morning. The weather was in the 50s for lows and 60s to low 70s for highs.
Region: 
United States
New York
Allegany County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 42.238265950262594, -77.8115165233612

Date of Observation *: 
Tuesday, June 11, 2019 - 09:07
Suggested Identification: 
Automeris io
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1210066

Observation Notes: 
I am not sure whether this is an Eastern or Canadian Tiger Swallowtail. I saw many of these butterflies over a span of three days, including seven individuals on the honeysuckle in the photos.
Region: 
United States
New York
Lewis County
Location Notes: 
Near the shore of Stony Lake, in the western Adirondacks.
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 43.774189878159646, -75.21368980407715

Date of Observation *: 
Saturday, June 15, 2019 - 12:24
Suggested Identification: 
Tiger swallowtail
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1209982

Observation Notes: 
On the side of my house by front door. Resting still. Early a.m. about 1” across
Region: 
United States
New York
Rockland County
Location Notes: 
Lower Hudson River Valley
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 41.25968599999999, -73.98743350000001

Date of Observation *: 
Saturday, June 15, 2019 - 07:30
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth
Date Notes: 
Early a.m.