Butterflies and Moths of North America

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South Carolina

Sighting Record 1204708

Observation Notes: 
Weather was sunny and warm. Found on a potted crepe myrtle near clover and wild grasses.
Region: 
United States
South Carolina
Lexington County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 33.8270556, -81.49601949999999

Date of Observation *: 
Friday, May 10, 2019 - 09:30
Suggested Identification: 
White Spotted Tussock Moth
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
caterpillar

Sighting Record 1204636

Observation Notes: 
With Donna
Region: 
United States
South Carolina
Charleston County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 33.1137972, -79.53316210000003

Date of Observation *: 
Wednesday, May 8, 2019 - 11:45
Suggested Identification: 
Least Skipper
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1204635

Observation Notes: 
On forest service road with numerous E Commas and Question Marks
Region: 
United States
South Carolina
Laurens County
Location Notes: 
Laurens Co. section of Enoree District, Sumter NF.
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 34.51598659438519, -81.69367758590181

Date of Observation *: 
Tuesday, May 7, 2019 - 10:15
Suggested Identification: 
Northern Pearly-eye
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1204634

Observation Notes: 
Was settled on an irrigation head under a live oak (lots of leaf litter) and adjacent to a large stand of oak-leaf hydrangea and aesculus pavia. Suburban garden. Fair and windless spring morning, some dew but generally a dry spell
Region: 
United States
South Carolina
Charleston County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 32.777929323631795, -79.97215479335534

Date of Observation *: 
Friday, May 10, 2019 - 08:00
Suggested Identification: 
Regal Moth (Citheronia regalis)
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth
Date Notes: 
fair and windless spring morning, some dew but generally a dry spell

Sighting Record 1204384

Observation Notes: 
Found by Brian Scholtens who took the butterfly away from a Northern Mockingbird
Region: 
United States
South Carolina
Charleston County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 32.7899439, -79.92795610000002

Collection Location: 
Brian Scholtens Collection @ Biology Department College of Charleston
Date of Observation *: 
Monday, August 25, 2014 - 09:30
Suggested Identification: 
European Peacock
Is the insect in a collection?: 
Yes
Specimen Type: 
Specimen
Organism Type: 
butterfly
Date Notes: 
time approximate

Sighting Record 1204280

Region: 
United States
South Carolina
Horry County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 33.881438, -79.09549099999998

Date of Observation *: 
Tuesday, May 7, 2019 - 17:00
Suggested Identification: 
Rosy Maple Moth
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1204279

Region: 
United States
South Carolina
Horry County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 33.88143527124333, -79.09647972906419

Date of Observation *: 
Tuesday, April 30, 2019 - 17:00
Suggested Identification: 
Cecropia Moth
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1204185

Observation Notes: 
At first sighting wings were very small. Once the moth got to a resting spot on my fence the wings grew to full size in about 30 minutes.
Region: 
United States
South Carolina
Charleston County
Location Notes: 
On Joint Base Charleston (Air Force Base)
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 32.8906755, -80.07346949999999

Date of Observation *: 
Monday, May 6, 2019 - 19:55
Suggested Identification: 
Imperial moth
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth
Date Notes: 
First sighting at 7:55pm last photo at 8:55pm

Sighting Record 1204076

Observation Notes: 
Found on a coastal nature trail that led to a beach. Very windy but clear day. The nature trail was protected from the wind.
Region: 
United States
South Carolina
Charleston County
Location Notes: 
Sullivan’s Island Nature Trail, Sullivan’s Island, South Carolina
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 32.7632323, -79.83675110000001

Date of Observation *: 
Sunday, May 5, 2019 - 10:00
Suggested Identification: 
Question Mark (Polygonia interrogationis)
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly