Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Texas

Sighting Record 1206201

Observation Notes: 
flying down the trail and landed on a leaf for a moment to get picture and went into the brush. flying rapidly. Hot sunny humid day
Region: 
United States
Texas
Nueces County
Location Notes: 
Along the main trail back to the teaching center
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 27.667659746200354, -97.32740848462527

Date of Observation *: 
Saturday, May 25, 2019 - 09:00
Suggested Identification: 
veined white skiper
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1206183

Observation Notes: 
Drinking juice of mulberries on ground. Very active fluttering from one berry to next.
Region: 
United States
Texas
Tarrant County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 32.850389, -97.27571769999997

Date of Observation *: 
Wednesday, May 22, 2019 - 11:00
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1206085

Observation Notes: 
I found the insect in my back yard and it was 90degrees Fahrenheit and partially cloudy
Region: 
United States
Texas
Fort Bend County
Location Notes: 
It is 20 miles west of Katy Texas witch in northwest of Houston.
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 29.67977866839664, -95.91627450183404

Date of Observation *: 
Thursday, May 23, 2019 - 12:01
Suggested Identification: 
imperial moth
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth
Date Notes: 
May 2019

Sighting Record 1206079

Observation Notes: 
Landing on cars and inspecting admirers in a parking lot.
Region: 
United States
Texas
Travis County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 30.290578, -97.8237919

Date of Observation *: 
Friday, May 24, 2019 - 13:44
Suggested Identification: 
Viceroy
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1206054

Observation Notes: 
Trinity River Refuge HQ building under MV light.
Region: 
United States
Texas
Liberty County
Location Notes: 
601 FM 1011, Liberty, TX, Trinity River Refuge HQ building
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 30.0983085, -94.7658619

Date of Observation *: 
Friday, May 24, 2019 - 06:58
Suggested Identification: 
Cenopis reticulatana
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1205993

Observation Notes: 
Seen on my storm door at 7:34pm. Beautiful warm day. Sat still for a few minutes then scamped up as I tried to video and off it flew. First one I've seen. We have had an unusually wet Spring, 5" above normal for May, 24" for the year, last rain was yesterday.
Region: 
United States
Texas
Upshur County
Location Notes: 
6 miles SE of Gilmer, 9 miles NW of Longview off Hwy 300. Rural area.
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 32.64800137419039, -94.86104242422044

Date of Observation *: 
Thursday, May 23, 2019 - 19:34
Suggested Identification: 
Eight-spotted Forester Alypia octomaculata
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1205992

Observation Notes: 
I think it is a moth cocoon. It has a little hole on the top.
Region: 
United States
Texas
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 29.4241219, -98.49362819999999

Date of Observation *: 
Thursday, May 23, 2019 - 19:00
Suggested Identification: 
Cocoon
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1205947

Observation Notes: 
I think this is a Gray Hairstreak Butterfly. Although, this butterfly had more blue/lavender color in the wings. I just wanted to confirm the species of this beautiful butterfly. Thank you.
Region: 
United States
Texas
Collin County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 33.190127, -96.72274549999997

Date of Observation *: 
Thursday, May 23, 2019 - 10:15
Suggested Identification: 
Gray Hairstreak Butterfly
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1205864

Observation Notes: 
Resting on fence after feeding on fallen mulberries. Breezy and partly cloudy day approx 78°
Region: 
United States
Texas
Denton County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 33.268102, -97.28449799999999

Date of Observation *: 
Wednesday, May 22, 2019 - 10:45
Suggested Identification: 
Mourning Cloak
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1205857

Region: 
United States
Texas
Hidalgo County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 26.1261237, -97.95782550000001

Date of Observation *: 
Sunday, April 8, 2018 - 09:38
Suggested Identification: 
Black Swallowtail
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
caterpillar