Butterflies and Moths of North America

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South Dakota

Sighting Record 1253413

Observation Notes: 
Located in western SD on the leaves of my pansies. Appx 2-3 inches long.
Region: 
United States
South Dakota
Pennington County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 44.0571249796336, -103.21780636512909

Date of Observation *: 
Saturday, June 13, 2020 - 17:54
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
caterpillar

Sighting Record 1252950

Region: 
United States
South Dakota
Roberts County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 45.44223976916351, -97.22424888794194

Date of Observation *: 
Thursday, June 11, 2020 - 10:56
Suggested Identification: 
Junonia coenia
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1252267

Observation Notes: 
In flower garden with Virginia Creeper
Region: 
United States
South Dakota
Hughes County
Location Notes: 
About 3 miles east of Pierre, SD
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 44.34359890621963, -100.24393392391741

Date of Observation *: 
Monday, June 8, 2020 - 14:00
Suggested Identification: 
Alypia octomaculata (eight-spotted forester)
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1252263

Observation Notes: 
This butterfly initially landed on my shoulder, but then flew to a nearby oak tree and landed on a leaf. It remained there for several minutes.
Region: 
United States
South Dakota
Pennington County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 44.11072822833542, -103.45605455338955

Date of Observation *: 
Sunday, June 7, 2020 - 15:18
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1251375

Region: 
United States
South Dakota
Roberts County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 45.34090853388405, -97.0353135201339

Date of Observation *: 
Wednesday, June 3, 2020 - 14:02
Suggested Identification: 
Pyrausta orphisalis
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

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