Butterflies and Moths of North America

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South Dakota

Sighting Record 1242641

Region: 
United States
South Dakota
Custer County
Location Notes: 
Prairie Trail, Custer SP
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 43.65831961685291, -103.414179301717

Date of Observation *: 
Wednesday, August 7, 2019 - 15:39
Suggested Identification: 
Great Spangled Fritillary
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1242181

Region: 
United States
South Dakota
Custer County
Location Notes: 
Fisherman Flats Road, Custer SP, South Dakota
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 43.71286635348753, -103.39391877306056

Date of Observation *: 
Wednesday, August 7, 2019 - 19:14
Suggested Identification: 
Alfalfa Webworm Moth
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1239633

Region: 
Pennington County
South Dakota
United States
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 43.8955436, -103.41824550000001

Collection Location: 
Jason Martineau (personal collection)
Date of Observation *: 
Monday, June 3, 2019 - 12:00
Is the insect in a collection?: 
Yes
Specimen Type: 
Specimen
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1239632

Region: 
Pennington County
South Dakota
United States
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 43.8955436, -103.41824550000001

Collection Location: 
Jason Martineau (personal collection)
Date of Observation *: 
Monday, June 3, 2019 - 12:00
Is the insect in a collection?: 
Yes
Specimen Type: 
Specimen
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1239543

Region: 
United States
South Dakota
Lincoln County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 43.49478239348713, -96.80077779271227

Date of Observation *: 
Thursday, September 26, 2019 - 19:25
Suggested Identification: 
Painted Lady
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1238707

Observation Notes: 
I have found large populations of this species in the area. They clearly require only a single year of development here, with larvae appearing in early spring, and adults flying in the second half of August. I have many additional photos posted on my Flickr site.
Region: 
United States
South Dakota
Fall River County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 43.139255498702774, -103.66371900319803

Date of Observation *: 
Thursday, May 16, 2019 - 12:40
Suggested Identification: 
Hemileuca hera
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1238668

Observation Notes: 
Under a light on side of building
Region: 
United States
South Dakota
Grant County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 45.20692994246925, -96.64021368233148

Date of Observation *: 
Thursday, September 12, 2019 - 09:39
Suggested Identification: 
Large Tolype
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1238664

Observation Notes: 
It enjoyed warming up on my hand before grabbing hold of the tree trunk again.
Region: 
United States
South Dakota
Grant County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 45.22244205421202, -96.5997076446684

Date of Observation *: 
Monday, October 28, 2019 - 16:45
Suggested Identification: 
Common Checkered-Skipper
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly
Date Notes: 
Cold and windy

Sighting Record 1236630

Observation Notes: 
Found on gravel road next to hay field
Region: 
United States
South Dakota
Lawrence County
Location Notes: 
Found on gravel road
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 44.5250189, -103.935859

Date of Observation *: 
Sunday, October 6, 2019 - 13:00
Suggested Identification: 
hyles gallii
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
caterpillar
Date Notes: 
very windy with sun