Butterflies and Moths of North America

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South Carolina

Sighting Record 1178231

Region: 
Georgetown County
United States
South Carolina
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 33.52325769348535, -79.08843040466309

Date of Observation *: 
Wednesday, August 1, 2018 - 14:30
Suggested Identification: 
Gulf Fritillary
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1178230

Observation Notes: 
On my Parsley plants in my patio herb garden
Region: 
Horry County
United States
South Carolina
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 33.6239362, -78.9813603

Date of Observation *: 
Wednesday, August 8, 2018 - 18:30
Suggested Identification: 
Eastern Black Swallowtail Caterpillar
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
caterpillar

Sighting Record 1178229

Observation Notes: 
Sunny weather, butterfly was eating nector
Region: 
Georgetown County
United States
South Carolina
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 33.52116731709361, -79.0868875128956

Date of Observation *: 
Sunday, August 5, 2018 - 14:30
Suggested Identification: 
Zebra Swallowtail
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1177958

Observation Notes: 
Very large, stayed on outside siding all day long, very still. Have never seen any butterflies or moth ever of this size
Region: 
Anderson County
United States
South Carolina
Location Notes: 
Apartment complex In Anderson SC
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 34.5217479, -82.71399680000002

Date of Observation *: 
Thursday, August 9, 2018 - 11:30
Suggested Identification: 
Imperial Moth Maybe?
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth
Date Notes: 
Have never seen one of these ever around here until today

Sighting Record 1177864

Region: 
Lancaster County
United States
South Carolina
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 34.60871133630125, -80.45140065246574

Date of Observation *: 
Thursday, August 9, 2018 - 18:34
Suggested Identification: 
Monarch or Viceroy
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1177497

Observation Notes: 
at least 3 feeding in pentas
Region: 
Greenville County
United States
South Carolina
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 35.1240574, -82.3153011

Date of Observation *: 
Monday, August 6, 2018 - 09:45
Suggested Identification: 
Snowberry Clearwing
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1177288

Observation Notes: 
I have been seeing 5-6 of these butterflies recently. I have not seen them here before this summer. They have been feeding on the tropical milkweed blooms in my garden.
Region: 
Beaufort County
United States
South Carolina
Location Notes: 
On Harbor Island, SC
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 32.3982738, -80.43921549999999

Date of Observation *: 
Tuesday, August 7, 2018 - 11:00
Suggested Identification: 
Queen Butterfly
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1177044

Region: 
Jasper County
United States
South Carolina
Location Notes: 
Bakcyard terrace Butterfly Garden
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 32.31352478040217, -80.95744907724225

Date of Observation *: 
Monday, August 6, 2018 - 14:55
Suggested Identification: 
Black Swallowtail
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1176873

Observation Notes: 
Daylily
Region: 
Jasper County
United States
South Carolina
Location Notes: 
my backyard terrace Butterfly Garden
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 32.313695406447074, -80.95741566171358

Date of Observation *: 
Sunday, August 5, 2018 - 14:45
Suggested Identification: 
Cloudless sulphur
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1176687

Observation Notes: 
ID confirmed by Dr Brian Scholtens
Region: 
Charleston County
United States
South Carolina
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 32.7454192, -79.91364269999997

Date of Observation *: 
Friday, August 3, 2018 - 14:00
Suggested Identification: 
Geshna cannalis
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth