Butterflies and Moths of North America

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South Dakota

Sighting Record 1275237

Region: 
United States
South Dakota
Roberts County
Location Notes: 
2 miles west of Sisseton on SD Hwy 10 at residence
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 45.687836249003695, -96.98899175825146

Date of Observation *: 
Saturday, July 27, 2013 - 15:43
Suggested Identification: 
Hyles euphorbiae (Spurge Hawkmoth)
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
caterpillar

Sighting Record 1275236

Observation Notes: 
On an Eastern Redcedar
Region: 
United States
South Dakota
Roberts County
Location Notes: 
2 miles west of Sisseton on SD Hwy 10 at residence
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 45.68545352530555, -96.98935018458802

Date of Observation *: 
Sunday, August 29, 2010 - 14:33
Suggested Identification: 
Eumorpha pandorus (Pandorus Sphinx Moth)
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
caterpillar

Sighting Record 1275235

Region: 
United States
South Dakota
Marshall County
Location Notes: 
Marshall County Rd 10 West of Sica Hollow State Park
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 45.739369666353916, -97.2475654387147

Date of Observation *: 
Wednesday, May 27, 2015 - 15:04
Suggested Identification: 
Malacosoma americanum (Eastern Tent Caterpillar)
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
caterpillar

Sighting Record 1275232

Region: 
United States
South Dakota
Roberts County
Location Notes: 
2 miles west of Sisseton on SD Hwy 10 at residence
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 45.685914959752125, -96.98834918525844

Date of Observation *: 
Thursday, August 9, 2007 - 11:47
Suggested Identification: 
Vanessa atalanta (Red Admiral)
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1275227

Region: 
United States
South Dakota
Roberts County
Location Notes: 
2 miles west of Sisseton on SD Hwy 10 at residence
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 45.685593297033186, -96.99078048291943

Date of Observation *: 
Monday, August 25, 2003 - 16:08
Suggested Identification: 
Speyeria cybele (Great Spangled Fritillary)
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1275226

Region: 
United States
South Dakota
Roberts County
Location Notes: 
2 miles west of Sisseton on SD Hwy 10 at residence
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 45.68664038646335, -96.99144418036437

Date of Observation *: 
Thursday, July 26, 2007 - 11:25
Suggested Identification: 
Papilio glaucus (Eastern Tiger Swallowtail)
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1275223

Observation Notes: 
No ventral photo.
Region: 
United States
South Dakota
Roberts County
Location Notes: 
2 miles west of Sisseton on SD Hwy 10 at residence
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 45.686305758961495, -96.99233760454933

Date of Observation *: 
Friday, July 27, 2007 - 12:00
Suggested Identification: 
Speyeria aphrodite (Aphrodite Fritillary)
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1274945

Observation Notes: 
Nectering on a Liatris (Blazing Star, Gay Feather) in a sunny patch of mixed-grass prairie. A male Delaware Skipper was in the same general area.
Region: 
United States
South Dakota
Custer County
Location Notes: 
Along the Prairie Trail in Custer State Park, SD
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 43.65424880182691, -103.42111256844456

Date of Observation *: 
Thursday, August 27, 2020 - 13:56
Suggested Identification: 
Ottoe Skipper, ♀︎
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1274244

Observation Notes: 
Caterpillar was darkening in color suggesting it is getting ready to overwinter. Temperature around 60 degrees. Month larva found on concrete near the VFW building. No soft ground in sight. Was relocated to a nearby grassy area across the concrete parking lot in hopes it can find a burrow to overwinter.
Region: 
United States
South Dakota
Lawrence County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 44.518311748660764, -103.88579607009888

Date of Observation *: 
Friday, September 11, 2020 - 18:05
Suggested Identification: 
Elm Sphinx
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
caterpillar

Sighting Record 1271417

Region: 
United States
South Dakota
Location Notes: 
Along trail north of Sylvan Lake in Custer State Park
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 43.8531801, -103.5440656

Date of Observation *: 
Wednesday, June 26, 2019 - 15:28
Suggested Identification: 
Callophrys polios (Hoary Elfin)
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly