Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Tennessee

Sighting Record 1270475

Observation Notes: 
Discovered devouring parsley in Eads, Fayette Co., TN.
Region: 
United States
Tennessee
Shelby County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 35.2028416, -89.64920579999999

Date of Observation *: 
Friday, August 21, 2020 - 14:00
Suggested Identification: 
Eastern Black Swallowtail larvae
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly
Date Notes: 
Appear to be Eastern Black Swallowtail larvae, found Fayette Co., TN.

Sighting Record 1270439

Observation Notes: 
It was a very wet, overcast day with low light, and so it sat nicely for several photos.
Region: 
United States
Tennessee
Hamilton County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 35.08132168034191, -85.33699035644531

Date of Observation *: 
Friday, August 21, 2020 - 10:45
Suggested Identification: 
Dion Skipper
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1270388

Region: 
United States
Tennessee
Sullivan County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 36.524276, -82.1067949

Date of Observation *: 
Tuesday, August 18, 2020 - 16:00
Suggested Identification: 
Northern Pearly-eye
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1270276

Region: 
United States
Tennessee
Johnson County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 36.4690415, -81.9396869

Date of Observation *: 
Thursday, August 20, 2020 - 16:00
Suggested Identification: 
Milkweed tussock moth
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
caterpillar

Sighting Record 1270020

Observation Notes: 
This Long Tailed Skipper was seen on a clear, warm day in mid-August in Nashville Tennessee. The butterfly in question was drinking from a Tithonia Rotundifolia blossom, staying close to the inner part of the bush. It moved very quickly between the flowers, and disappeared soon after the photograph was taken.
Region: 
United States
Tennessee
Davidson County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 36.1626638, -86.7816016

Date of Observation *: 
Wednesday, August 19, 2020 - 16:45
Suggested Identification: 
Long-Tailed Skipper
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1269397

Region: 
United States
Tennessee
Wilson County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 36.258075, -86.145455

Date of Observation *: 
Saturday, August 15, 2020 - 14:25
Suggested Identification: 
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail - Papilio glaucus
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1269396

Region: 
United States
Tennessee
Wilson County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 36.258075, -86.145455

Date of Observation *: 
Saturday, August 15, 2020 - 14:23
Suggested Identification: 
Cloudless Sulphur - Phoebis sennae
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1269395

Region: 
United States
Tennessee
Wilson County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 36.258075, -86.145455

Date of Observation *: 
Saturday, August 15, 2020 - 14:17
Suggested Identification: 
Question Mark - Polygonia interrogationis
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1269394

Region: 
United States
Tennessee
Wilson County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 36.258075, -86.145455

Date of Observation *: 
Saturday, August 15, 2020 - 14:15
Suggested Identification: 
Common Buckeye - Junonia coenia
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1269393

Region: 
United States
Tennessee
Wilson County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 36.258075, -86.145455

Date of Observation *: 
Saturday, August 15, 2020 - 14:13
Suggested Identification: 
Black Swallowtail - Papilio polyxenes
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly