Butterflies and Moths of North America

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South Carolina

Sighting Record 1147495

Region: 
Orangeburg County
United States
South Carolina
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 33.38323548871851, -80.45799851417542

Date of Observation *: 
Tuesday, October 24, 2017 - 16:00
Suggested Identification: 
Zebra Heliconian
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1147365

Observation Notes: 
Insect was seen in downtown Charleston in a vegetable garden; the weather was warm, drizzly, overcast and breezy.
Region: 
Charleston County
United States
South Carolina
Location Notes: 
MUSC Urban farm on Bee St., Charleston, SC
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 32.7856262, -79.95237459999998

Date of Observation *: 
Monday, October 23, 2017 - 12:35
Suggested Identification: 
leucistic Gulf Fritillary
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1147105

Region: 
Lexington County
United States
South Carolina
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 33.679205442603724, -81.23679667711258

Date of Observation *: 
Sunday, October 15, 2017 - 13:24
Suggested Identification: 
Syngamia florella
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1146966

Observation Notes: 
Was very sluggish; quite warm day -- about 80. On a sage plant (mealycup sage (annual) Salvia farinacea). Location: about 15 miles from Hilton Head, SC, inland.
Region: 
Beaufort County
United States
South Carolina
Partner Project: 
Adirondack All-Taxa Biodiversity Inventory
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 32.27336260417818, -80.92941284179688

Date of Observation *: 
Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 13:00
Suggested Identification: 
A skipper?
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly
Date Notes: 
Sunny, warm day (80s)

Sighting Record 1146961

Observation Notes: 
Temps in the mid 70's with winds 5 to 10 mph.
Region: 
Aiken County
United States
South Carolina
Location Notes: 
Observed along the Tanager Trail at the Silver Bluff Audubon Center. The Audubon Center is located on Silver Bluff Road about 3 miles southwest of Jackson, SC.
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 33.32786661068527, -81.84674978308107

Date of Observation *: 
Saturday, September 23, 2017 - 09:30
Suggested Identification: 
Schinia trifascia
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1146946

Observation Notes: 
Sunny, cool, and breezy. Did not stay long, although it may have returned about 10 minutes later... or it may have been a different individual I saw nectaring the nearby Turk's Cap Mallow.
Region: 
Charleston County
United States
South Carolina
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 32.7718437, -80.00148030000003

Date of Observation *: 
Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 16:45
Suggested Identification: 
Monarch
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1146945

Observation Notes: 
Sunny, warm, breezy. Butterfly did not stay still for long, so it was difficult to get close enough for a photo of this small insect.
Region: 
Charleston County
United States
South Carolina
Location Notes: 
Edgewater Park neighborhood, Charleston, SC
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 32.7718437, -80.00148030000003

Date of Observation *: 
Monday, October 16, 2017 - 15:30
Suggested Identification: 
Marine Blue?
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1146846

Observation Notes: 
Mating pair found on side of Chicken coop
Region: 
Richland County
United States
South Carolina
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 34.2006447, -81.0092062

Date of Observation *: 
Sunday, October 15, 2017 - 20:50
Suggested Identification: 
Large Toltype Moth, Tolype velleda
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1146810

Observation Notes: 
Hot (93° F), humid evening. Individual found feeding on dill and parsley in the front yard of a suburban neighborhood.
Region: 
Charleston County
United States
South Carolina
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 32.784231677436196, -79.98931797281273

Date of Observation *: 
Tuesday, June 21, 2011 - 18:18
Suggested Identification: 
Papilio polyxenes ssp. asterius
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
caterpillar

Sighting Record 1146808

Observation Notes: 
Hot (85° F), humid evening. Individual feeding on an passionflower (Passiflora incarnate) in the back yard of a suburban neighborhood.
Region: 
Charleston County
United States
South Carolina
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 32.78408735891224, -79.98941453233726

Date of Observation *: 
Wednesday, June 15, 2016 - 19:15
Suggested Identification: 
Agraulis vanillae
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
caterpillar