Butterflies and Moths of North America

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South Carolina

Sighting Record 1156169

Region: 
Charleston County
United States
South Carolina
Location Notes: 
On vegetation in dune system
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 32.69000403764443, -79.89180266140539

Date of Observation *: 
Tuesday, May 1, 2018 - 13:13
Suggested Identification: 
Conchylodes ovulalis
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1155830

Observation Notes: 
Found inside home. Was very sedate and easy to capture. Took outside and sat on ground. Once left alone, it departed on its own.
Region: 
Kershaw County
United States
South Carolina
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 34.2716086, -80.53681970000002

Date of Observation *: 
Thursday, April 26, 2018 - 17:00
Suggested Identification: 
GIANT LEOPARD
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1155785

Observation Notes: 
Specimen found crawling along fencing in a wooded area made up of white oak, hickory, cedar, sweetgum, dogwood, etc.
Region: 
Richland County
United States
South Carolina
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 34.17142633570281, -81.10005853391868

Date of Observation *: 
Wednesday, April 25, 2018 - 11:32
Suggested Identification: 
Malacosoma disstria; Forest Tent Caterpillar Moth
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
caterpillar

Sighting Record 1155784

Observation Notes: 
Specimen spotted visiting small flower garden. Weather was sunny and in the low 70's
Region: 
Richland County
United States
South Carolina
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 34.17082095530921, -81.09990554312583

Date of Observation *: 
Wednesday, April 25, 2018 - 14:56
Suggested Identification: 
Eurytides marcellus, Zebra Swallowtail
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1155783

Observation Notes: 
Specimen found resting on a gate post. Weather was sunny and in the 70's
Region: 
Richland County
United States
South Carolina
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 34.170978829212444, -81.09953542417327

Date of Observation *: 
Wednesday, April 25, 2018 - 11:32
Suggested Identification: 
Pyromorpha dimidiata; Orange-Patched Smoky Moth
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1155658

Observation Notes: 
Female specimen was found clinging to side of a concrete wall in wooded area. Weather was in the 60's, cloudy with a light mist.
Region: 
Richland County
United States
South Carolina
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 34.17129319876966, -81.09975834316828

Date of Observation *: 
Sunday, April 22, 2018 - 14:39
Suggested Identification: 
Hypena bijugalis; Dimorphic Snout
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1155657

Observation Notes: 
Specimen was found hiding on the side of a cut log in a hardwood forest.
Region: 
Richland County
United States
South Carolina
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 34.17106565510928, -81.10018672978515

Date of Observation *: 
Thursday, April 19, 2018 - 16:10
Suggested Identification: 
Scopula inductata; Soft-Lined Wave
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1155619

Observation Notes: 
Specimen was found in an open cleared area comprised of brush and grasses.
Region: 
Richland County
United States
South Carolina
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 34.17108095258924, -81.09996120095218

Date of Observation *: 
Thursday, April 19, 2018 - 16:10
Suggested Identification: 
Cupido comyntas; Eastern Tailed-Blue
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1155615

Observation Notes: 
Specimen found on wood sorrel near area with several eastern red cedar trees.
Region: 
Richland County
United States
South Carolina
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 34.17125936833984, -81.10004334206258

Date of Observation *: 
Thursday, April 19, 2018 - 15:11
Suggested Identification: 
Callophrys gryneus; Juniper Hairstreak
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1155612

Observation Notes: 
Specimen was found alongside creek in a hardwood forest, feeding from unknown wildflower.
Region: 
Richland County
United States
South Carolina
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 34.17126378800567, -81.100582267699

Date of Observation *: 
Thursday, April 19, 2018 - 15:10
Suggested Identification: 
Poanes zabulon; Zabulon Skipper
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly