Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Washington

Sighting Record 1227211

Observation Notes: 
In moth trap at my residence.
Region: 
United States
Washington
Mason County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 47.414797, -123.20324499999998

Date of Observation *: 
Tuesday, August 20, 2019 - 06:00
Suggested Identification: 
Nematocampa resistaria (Horned Spanworm).
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1227021

Observation Notes: 
Warm weather ≈70°F, clear skies, slightly breezy, by a salt water bay. Fell off an informational display on a trail underneath maple and cedar trees
Region: 
United States
Washington
Skagit County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 48.48454599999999, -122.59556700000002

Date of Observation *: 
Monday, August 19, 2019 - 15:00
Suggested Identification: 
white hickory tussock moth caterpillar
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
caterpillar

Sighting Record 1226937

Observation Notes: 
In moth trap at my residence.
Region: 
United States
Washington
Mason County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 47.414797, -123.20324499999998

Date of Observation *: 
Monday, August 19, 2019 - 06:00
Suggested Identification: 
Anaplectoides prasina (Green Arches)
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1226830

Observation Notes: 
Dry, calm, overcast. This site has yielded this species regularly.
Region: 
United States
Washington
Skagit County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 48.33468689595752, -122.41370399206545

Date of Observation *: 
Saturday, August 17, 2019 - 11:14
Suggested Identification: 
Vanessa cardui
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1226719

Observation Notes: 
Feeding on aster. Temperature in the 80s.
Region: 
United States
Washington
Pend Oreille County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 48.213052399999995, -117.11424590000001

Date of Observation *: 
Tuesday, August 13, 2019 - 13:38
Suggested Identification: 
Polygonia satyrus
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1226712

Observation Notes: 
Feeding on aster. Weather sunny about 80F.
Region: 
United States
Washington
Pend Oreille County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 48.21304730000001, -117.11423919999999

Date of Observation *: 
Thursday, August 15, 2019 - 15:43
Suggested Identification: 
Cercyonis pegala
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1226707

Observation Notes: 
At the summit of Mount Rose in the Olympics at 4300 feet.
Region: 
United States
Washington
Mason County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 47.50536820000001, -123.28932950000001

Date of Observation *: 
Sunday, August 18, 2019 - 09:39
Suggested Identification: 
Copper of some type (it did not cooperate for a great photo).
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1226704

Observation Notes: 
Feeding on purple coneflower (echinacea) with numerous flower species nearby including zinnias, hollyhocks and asters. Weather sunny and mid-70s. Wetland areas nearby (within about 100 yards).
Region: 
United States
Washington
Pend Oreille County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 48.2131294, -117.11434700000001

Date of Observation *: 
Thursday, August 15, 2019 - 11:06
Suggested Identification: 
Speyeria cybele
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1226383

Observation Notes: 
In moth trap at my residence.
Region: 
United States
Washington
Mason County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 47.414797, -123.20324499999998

Date of Observation *: 
Saturday, August 17, 2019 - 06:00
Suggested Identification: 
Xestia smithii (Smith's Dart)
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1226271

Observation Notes: 
Only saw individual with wings closed. Basing my ID on that. Very dry conditions. This butterfly as shown in photo visiting dry grasses in pathway. Overcast, cool, dry, calm.
Region: 
United States
Washington
Island County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 48.1167554, -122.44482340000002

Date of Observation *: 
Friday, August 16, 2019 - 10:00
Suggested Identification: 
Painted Lady
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly