Butterflies and Moths of North America

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South Dakota

Sighting Record 1185654

Region: 
Day County
United States
South Dakota
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 45.3321795, -97.5200891

Date of Observation *: 
Tuesday, September 4, 2018 - 17:59
Suggested Identification: 
Question Mark
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1184404

Observation Notes: 
Flew onto my rust/red/orange shirt, sat on my shoulder while I took a picture and flew away. It was very humid and overcast.
Region: 
Yankton County
United States
South Dakota
Location Notes: 
at farmhouse with gardens
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 42.9233296, -97.27894329999998

Date of Observation *: 
Saturday, September 1, 2018 - 14:00
Suggested Identification: 
Virbia aurantiaca
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1184196

Observation Notes: 
Sunny day on a small crabapple tree.
Region: 
Minnehaha County
United States
South Dakota
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 43.58140969999999, -96.79059840000002

Date of Observation *: 
Friday, August 31, 2018 - 17:59
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
caterpillar

Sighting Record 1183651

Region: 
Roberts County
United States
South Dakota
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 45.81706197640412, -97.06233102463528

Date of Observation *: 
Friday, July 27, 2018 - 13:41
Suggested Identification: 
Colias philodice (Clouded Sulphur)
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1183650

Region: 
Roberts County
United States
South Dakota
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 45.81672529010883, -97.06217457312357

Date of Observation *: 
Friday, July 27, 2018 - 13:37
Suggested Identification: 
Daneus plexippus (Monarch) male
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1183053

Observation Notes: 
Sunning on the gravel road.
Region: 
Roberts County
United States
South Dakota
Location Notes: 
Roberts County Landfill, on the road next to the refuse pile exactly at pinned location. There were about 1800 gulls foraging the refuse pile as well.
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 45.62644202804754, -96.94565326067686

Date of Observation *: 
Thursday, July 12, 2018 - 10:54
Suggested Identification: 
Lycaeides melissa (Melissa Blue) male
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1182621

Observation Notes: 
Landed on ground juniper just long enough for me to take two shots. In a meadow with mixed pine, aspen, birch woodland nearby.
Region: 
Lawrence County
United States
South Dakota
Location Notes: 
Timber Gulch Road, Black Hills National Forest.
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 44.27912034111938, -103.97045571290232

Date of Observation *: 
Saturday, August 25, 2018 - 10:00
Suggested Identification: 
California Tortoiseshell
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1182558

Observation Notes: 
Found freshly deceased on the driveway.
Region: 
Roberts County
United States
South Dakota
Location Notes: 
2 miles west of Sisseton
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 45.68657819088794, -96.98510992924065

Date of Observation *: 
Friday, August 24, 2018 - 16:59
Suggested Identification: 
Grammia phyllira (Phyllira Tiger Moth)
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1182557

Region: 
Roberts County
United States
South Dakota
Location Notes: 
457th Ave and 112th St
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 45.76006171127097, -97.04159251252617

Date of Observation *: 
Friday, August 24, 2018 - 15:43
Suggested Identification: 
Limenitis archippus (Viceroy)
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1182060

Region: 
Day County
United States
South Dakota
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 45.3321795, -97.5200891

Date of Observation *: 
Sunday, July 29, 2018 - 23:34
Suggested Identification: 
American Flame-shouldered Dart
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth