Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Tennessee

Sighting Record 1233182

Observation Notes: 
Clear, warm day.
Region: 
United States
Tennessee
Grundy County
Location Notes: 
the Smith-Boeth Monarch Waystation just off Short Cut Street and behind 24A Wilkins Street, Monteagle, TN 37356
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 35.24314440000001, -85.83601920000001

Date of Observation *: 
Saturday, September 14, 2019 - 09:30
Suggested Identification: 
A skipper, Adacia?
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1232909

Observation Notes: 
two different butterflies of this species landed on the deck where some sugar water was spilled.
Region: 
United States
Tennessee
Shelby County
Location Notes: 
Middle of Memphis, TN
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 35.1312829, -89.99528229999999

Date of Observation *: 
Thursday, September 12, 2019 - 15:00
Suggested Identification: 
Tawny Emperor
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1232719

Observation Notes: 
It was sitting on the sidewalk in front of my house next to the front flower bed, and climbed onto my finger twice, then flew away.
Region: 
United States
Tennessee
Shelby County
Location Notes: 
The middle of Memphis, TN. Large urban area.
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 35.1312829, -89.99528229999999

Date of Observation *: 
Wednesday, September 11, 2019 - 10:44
Suggested Identification: 
Tawny Emperor
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1232505

Observation Notes: 
observed along manway trail approximately 120 feet with intersection with Wet Bottoms Trail on north side of Abrams Creek
Region: 
United States
Tennessee
Blount County
Location Notes: 
observed along manway trail on north side of Abrams Creek approximately 120 feet west of with intersection Wet Bottoms Trail crossing Abrams Creek
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 35.59263809622435, -83.8510385314836

Date of Observation *: 
Tuesday, September 10, 2019 - 11:36
Suggested Identification: 
Lace-winged roadside-skipper
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly
Date Notes: 
On monitoring survey route

Sighting Record 1232324

Observation Notes: 
This butterfly loved the Blue Balloon Bluebeard, which just started blooming the end of August.
Region: 
United States
Tennessee
Grundy County
Location Notes: 
The Smith-Boeth Monarch Waystation just off Short Cut Street, and behind 24A Wilkins Street, Monteagle, TN 37356
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 35.24314440000001, -85.83601920000001

Date of Observation *: 
Monday, September 2, 2019 - 17:40
Suggested Identification: 
Is this a spread-winged skipper?
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1232177

Observation Notes: 
Freshly reborn from Pupae
Region: 
United States
Tennessee
Benton County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 36.0757192, -88.08968500000003

Date of Observation *: 
Sunday, September 8, 2019 - 10:00
Suggested Identification: 
Monarch
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly
Date Notes: 
Freshly hatched 3rd gen Monarch

Sighting Record 1232166

Observation Notes: 
This is the first Red-banded Hairstreak that we have seen this summer.
Region: 
United States
Tennessee
Grundy County
Location Notes: 
The Smith-Boeth Monarch Waystation just off Short Cut Street, Monteagle, TN 37356
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 35.24314440000001, -85.83601920000001

Date of Observation *: 
Sunday, September 8, 2019 - 14:15
Suggested Identification: 
Red-banded Hairstreak
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly