Butterflies and Moths of North America

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South Dakota

Sighting Record 1160722

Observation Notes: 
Photographed on mud below spring in a rocky canyon.
Region: 
Custer County
United States
South Dakota
Location Notes: 
Lost Spring, Custer County, South Dakota
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 43.6726599374639, -103.92130047037608

Date of Observation *: 
Wednesday, June 6, 2018 - 11:00
Suggested Identification: 
Indra Swallowtail
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1155138

Observation Notes: 
We found a caterpillar on top of the snow in a blizzard. No plants nearby. It is possible a strong wind blew it off a weeping willow tree that grows next to a pond.
Region: 
Pennington County
United States
South Dakota
Location Notes: 
Rapid City, SD
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 44.06703346386009, -103.26723113592897

Date of Observation *: 
Friday, April 13, 2018 - 11:15
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
caterpillar

Sighting Record 1151872

Region: 
Day County
United States
South Dakota
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 45.3321795, -97.5200891

Date of Observation *: 
Thursday, June 15, 2017 - 17:15
Suggested Identification: 
Red-spotted Purple
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1151782

Region: 
Day County
United States
South Dakota
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 45.3321795, -97.5200891

Date of Observation *: 
Thursday, July 27, 2017 - 23:09
Suggested Identification: 
Ultronia Underwing
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1145872

Observation Notes: 
Numerous Painted Ladies over-taking the garden - a pleasurable sight to see so many all day long for several days.
Region: 
Pennington County
United States
South Dakota
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 44.090094699999995, -103.30751839999999

Date of Observation *: 
Wednesday, October 11, 2017 - 11:00
Suggested Identification: 
Painted Lady
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1145844

Region: 
Day County
United States
South Dakota
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 45.3321795, -97.5200891

Date of Observation *: 
Saturday, August 12, 2017 - 17:14
Suggested Identification: 
Luciana Underwing
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1145842

Region: 
Day County
United States
South Dakota
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 45.3321795, -97.5200891

Date of Observation *: 
Thursday, September 21, 2017 - 17:45
Suggested Identification: 
Fiery Skipper
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1144691

Region: 
Day County
United States
South Dakota
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 45.3321795, -97.5200891

Date of Observation *: 
Wednesday, July 12, 2017 - 23:16
Suggested Identification: 
Dark-banded Owlet Moth
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth