Butterflies and Moths of North America

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South Dakota

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

Sighting Record 1182000

Observation Notes: 
Male checkered white
Region: 
Roberts County
United States
South Dakota
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 45.4452948927392, -97.2057953174226

Date of Observation *: 
Wednesday, August 22, 2018 - 16:37
Suggested Identification: 
pontia protodice
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1181983

Observation Notes: 
Have photos of at least 5 individuals of plains skipper from location today, 2 are given
Region: 
Roberts County
United States
South Dakota
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 45.442356173720114, -97.22217179078143

Date of Observation *: 
Wednesday, August 22, 2018 - 16:09
Suggested Identification: 
hesperia assiniboia
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1181911

Region: 
Day County
United States
South Dakota
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 45.3321795, -97.5200891

Date of Observation *: 
Wednesday, June 27, 2018 - 23:04
Suggested Identification: 
Lipocosmodes fuliginosalis
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1181764

Region: 
Day County
United States
South Dakota
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 45.44675709285497, -97.22733926604502

Date of Observation *: 
Tuesday, August 21, 2018 - 16:09
Suggested Identification: 
hesperia assiniboia
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly