Butterflies and Moths of North America

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South Carolina

Sighting Record 1150512

Observation Notes: 
Observed resting on vegetation in a cultivated garden.
Region: 
Aiken County
United States
South Carolina
Location Notes: 
Observed at the Visitor's Center of the Silver Bluff Audubon Center, which is located on Silver Bluff Road (Hwy 314) in the Kathwood, SC community.
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 33.3186428, -81.848929

Date of Observation *: 
Saturday, July 20, 2013 - 11:00
Suggested Identification: 
Dun Skipper (Euphyes vestris)
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1150503

Observation Notes: 
Observed feeding in a cultivated butterfly garden.
Region: 
Aiken County
United States
South Carolina
Location Notes: 
Observed at the Visitor's Center at the Silver Bluff Audubon Center near Kathwood, SC. The center is located on Silver Bluff Road (Hwy 314).
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 33.32532069121092, -81.84524774603273

Date of Observation *: 
Saturday, July 20, 2013 - 10:00
Suggested Identification: 
Horace's Duskywing (Erynnis horatius)
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1150196

Region: 
Richland County
United States
South Carolina
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 34.1251704642256, -81.15258979803912

Date of Observation *: 
Monday, December 28, 2015 - 23:12
Suggested Identification: 
Sunira bicolorago
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1149720

Observation Notes: 
Seen on rosemary flowers and on salvia.
Region: 
Charleston County
South Carolina
United States
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 32.60240835745889, -80.09305466252442

Date of Observation *: 
Saturday, November 25, 2017 - 13:00
Suggested Identification: 
Syngamia florella
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1149075

Observation Notes: 
Very small female butterfly flitting quickly and erratically resting on tropical milkweed
Region: 
Georgetown County
United States
South Carolina
Location Notes: 
10 miles south of Hemingway, SC 29554
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 33.670874270395835, -79.32266235351562

Date of Observation *: 
Monday, November 6, 2017 - 12:30
Suggested Identification: 
Eastern Tailed-blue
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1149070

Observation Notes: 
Purplish caterpillar on Virginia Creeper. If disturbed, it hung limply head down appearing to have a pointed nose. When eating, its head was round with stripes visible.
Region: 
Georgetown County
United States
South Carolina
Location Notes: 
10 miles south of Hemingway, SC 29554
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 33.674006033570635, -79.32815551757812

Date of Observation *: 
Thursday, October 26, 2017 - 11:30
Suggested Identification: 
Hydrangea Sphinx
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
caterpillar
Date Notes: 
Observed from October 26 to November 2, 2017 in same location

Sighting Record 1149036

Region: 
Richland County
United States
South Carolina
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 34.124949799999996, -81.1530027

Date of Observation *: 
Saturday, August 12, 2017 - 07:35
Suggested Identification: 
Northern Broken-dash
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1149035

Region: 
Lexington County
United States
South Carolina
Location Notes: 
Taken in front of Dan's Fan City
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 34.07403054468996, -81.15969470144137

Date of Observation *: 
Wednesday, August 30, 2017 - 09:56
Suggested Identification: 
Mythimna unipuncta
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1148699

Region: 
Horry County
United States
South Carolina
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 33.8797981, -78.5963188

Date of Observation *: 
Tuesday, November 7, 2017 - 09:45
Suggested Identification: 
Zebra longwing
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1148379

Observation Notes: 
Found on cement floor under deck. Temp mid 70's, clear skies
Region: 
Beaufort County
United States
South Carolina
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 32.31873006380428, -80.47555081216524

Date of Observation *: 
Thursday, November 2, 2017 - 15:15
Suggested Identification: 
Imperial Moth Caterpillar—Eacles imperialis
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
caterpillar