Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Utah

Sighting Record 931162

Observation Notes: 
Found in cool weather- low 60s, morning. Host plant: tomato plant (Early Girl-I think). It is still on the same plant I found it on.
Region: 
United States
Utah
Utah County
Location Notes: 
I searched for my address and moved point to the orange spot to the spot in my garden with the pencil tool where I found it.
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 40.173395317489, -111.60755932331

Date of Observation *: 
Wednesday, September 25, 2013 - 00:00
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
caterpillar

Sighting Record 928901

Observation Notes: 
I found this specimen floating on the surface of the Green River just below Flaming Gorge Dam, Utah on September 9, 2013 at about 10:00PM while conducting nighttime electrofishing surveys for trout. The weather was cool (55-60F) and calm, with scattered showers.
Region: 
United States
Utah
Daggett County
Location Notes: 
Placed manually. At the base of Spillway Launch ramp, just below Flaming Gorge Dam.
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 40.908615301043, -109.42247629166

Date of Observation *: 
Monday, September 9, 2013 - 00:00
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 926558

Observation Notes: 
The caterpillar that we found was moving the upper half of it's body side to side in a moderate speed waving motion. We found it on a sunny day (87*F) at the park.
Region: 
United States
Utah
Salt Lake County
Location Notes: 
The caterpillar was found in the shady lower east section of the park.
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 40.7041049, -111.8072994

Date of Observation *: 
Thursday, August 29, 2013 - 10:10
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
caterpillar

Sighting Record 917968

Observation Notes: 
11 am moth was immobile. 90 degrees, shade, storm approaching.3 inch wingspan
Region: 
United States
Utah
Grand County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 38.7435404, -109.5615864

Date of Observation *: 
Friday, August 23, 2013 - 00:00
Suggested Identification: 
Sphingoidea
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 916074

Observation Notes: 
Daytime, my boy found this guy. Seemed to be resting or dying in a shady parking garage stairwell.
Region: 
United States
Utah
Salt Lake County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 40.723408831388, -111.85777723789

Date of Observation *: 
Tuesday, August 13, 2013 - 14:48
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 915978

Region: 
Iron County
Utah
United States
Location Notes: 
Bristlecone Pine Trail, Dixie National Forest
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 37.566101201219, -112.8503715992

Date of Observation *: 
Saturday, August 3, 2013 - 00:00
Suggested Identification: 
Speyeria hesperis
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 913698

Region: 
United States
Utah
Salt Lake County
Location Notes: 
This moth was sited in my backyard. It blended in well with the rocks it was perched on. The location is West Jordan, UT near the intersection of 4070 West and 9170 South
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 40.584815619658, -111.98862612248

Date of Observation *: 
Wednesday, July 31, 2013 - 00:00
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 911837

Observation Notes: 
In close proximity to an Prunus armeniaca (Apricot). Tree appears to be infected.
Region: 
United States
Utah
Salt Lake County
Location Notes: 
Residential.
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 40.763521, -111.920154

Date of Observation *: 
Tuesday, July 23, 2013 - 15:00
Suggested Identification: 
Synanthedon exitiosa
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 911619

Observation Notes: 
Same moth one pic in sun other in shade
Region: 
United States
Utah
Emery County
Location Notes: 
manually place point. Location along san rafael river in tall grass and cottonwood trees
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 39.080773670957, -110.66571235657

Date of Observation *: 
Sunday, May 19, 2013 - 00:00
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth