Butterflies and Moths of North America

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South Dakota

Sighting Record 1188957

Observation Notes: 
Found deceased but have seen them live in the yard. This was the first I could get up close to positively ID and picture. Where I found the body it could not have been dead more that a day.
Region: 
Yankton County
United States
South Dakota
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 42.888256899999995, -97.38408340000001

Date of Observation *: 
Sunday, September 23, 2018 - 13:00
Suggested Identification: 
Peck's Skipper
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly
Date Notes: 
September 2018

Sighting Record 1188943

Observation Notes: 
Landed on dwarf cherry tree on windy day. First one I have seen here.
Region: 
Yankton County
United States
South Dakota
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 42.8829152, -97.37371539999998

Date of Observation *: 
Sunday, September 23, 2018 - 13:00
Suggested Identification: 
Limenitis archippus
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1185711

Observation Notes: 
Brought in with parsley and rue meant to feed black swallowtails
Region: 
Yankton County
United States
South Dakota
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 42.87110879999999, -97.39728129999997

Date of Observation *: 
Thursday, September 6, 2018 - 20:00
Suggested Identification: 
Isabella Tiger Moth
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
caterpillar

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