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Common Name: Cabbage Butterfly
Species: Pieris rapae
Record#: 4756
Date Sighted: 2016-10-17 #Seen: 1
User#: JUNPonline
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Common Name: Clouded Sulfer
Species: Colias philodice
Record#: 4757
Date Sighted: 2016-10-17 #Seen: 2
User#: JUNPonline
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Common Name: Moth
Record#: 4738
Date Sighted: 2016-10-02 #Seen: 1
User#: bcpgopher
View full size photo of Moth in Tarpon Springs, FL, USASite Description: Brooker Creek Preserve
Comment : On Ed Center front door screen


 
Species: Papilio glaucus
Record#: 4727
Location: Tarpon Springs, FL, USA
Date Sighted: 2016-09-21 #Seen: 1
User#: bcpgopher
View full size photo of Eastern Tiger Swallowtail in Tarpon Springs, FL, USASite Description: Brooker Creek Preserve
Comment : Along main owner line.


 
Species: Papilio troilus
Record#: 4731
Location: Tarpon Springs, FL, USA
Date Sighted: 2016-09-21 #Seen: 1
User#: bcpgopher
View full size photo of Spicebush Swallowtail in Tarpon Springs, FL, USASite Description: Brooker Creek Preserve
Comment : Main power line trail


 
Common Name: Hummingbird Moth
Record#: 4676
Location: Gregory, Michigan, USA
Date Sighted: 2016-09-05 #Seen: 1
User#: ELroy
View full size photo of Hummingbird Moth in Gregory, Michigan, USASite Description: Our backyard with phlox plant
Comment : Moth was feeding on pink phlox plant, he actually flew right in our faces when we got close then went right back to feeding. Had a short square tail.


 
Species: Papilio brevicauda
Record#: 4668
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Comment : fairly common throughout the park, even on top of gros morne mountain


 
Species: Papilio glaucus
Record#: 4644
Date Sighted: 2016-06-28 #Seen: 1
User#: JUNPonline
Site Description: KOA campground
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Species: Papilio glaucus
Record#: 4607
Date Sighted: 2016-06-19 #Seen: 1
User#: JUNPonline
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Species: Papilio glaucus
Record#: 4608
Date Sighted: 2016-06-19 #Seen: 1
User#: JUNPonline
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Common Name: Cabbage Butterfly
Species: Pieris rapae
Record#: 4591
Location: San Lorenzo, CA, USA
Date Sighted: 2016-05-18 #Seen: 3
User#: Vi Truong
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Common Name: The Infant
Species: Archiearis infans
Record#: 4551
Date Sighted: 2016-05-13 #Seen: 1
User#: JUNPonline
View full size photo of The Infant in Windsor Junction, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description:
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Species: Pyrrharctia isabella
Record#: 4507
Date Sighted: 2016-04-09 #Seen: 1
User#: JUNPonline
View full size photo of Banded Woolly Bear Caterpillar in Windsor Junction, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description:
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Species: Pieris rapae
Record#: 4238
Site Description: In the gardens by the tree dedicated to Basil Fox
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Common Name: Hummingbird Moth
Record#: 4224
Location: Upper White Head, Guys. Co., Nova Scotia, Canada
Date Sighted: 2015-08-01 #Seen: 3
View full size photo of Hummingbird Moth in Upper White Head, Guys. Co., Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description: On the top end of the White Head River, in the flower garden by the house
Comment : Three moths were feeding on honeysuckle flowers and were around house for 10 minutes or more.


 
Common Name: Northern Crescent
Species: Phyciodes cocyta
Record#: 4232
Date Sighted: 2015-08-01 #Seen: 3
User#: JUNPonline
View full size photo of Northern Crescent in Windsor Junction, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description:
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Common Name: Monarch Butterfly
Species: Danaus plexippus
Record#: 4210
Location: Racine, Wisconsin, USA
Date Sighted: 2015-07-19 #Seen: 20
User#: djphotoart
View full size photo of Monarch Butterfly in Racine, Wisconsin, USASite Description:
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Common Name: White Admiral
Species: Limenitis arthemis
Record#: 4215
Date Sighted: 2015-07-13 #Seen: 1
User#: JUNPonline
View full size photo of White Admiral in Windsor Junction, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description:
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Common Name: White Admiral
Species: Limenitis arthemis
Record#: 4211
Date Sighted: 2015-07-12 #Seen: 1
User#: JUNPonline
View full size photo of White Admiral in Hammonds Plains, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description:
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Common Name: Question Mark
Species: Polygonia interrogationis
Record#: 4205
Location: Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada
Date Sighted: 2015-07-08 #Seen: 1
User#: Guylaine
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Species: Papilio glaucus
Record#: 4199
Date Sighted: 2015-07-04 #Seen: 1
User#: JUNPonline
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Species: Papilio glaucus
Record#: 4192
Site Description: Skyline Trail
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Species: Papilio glaucus
Record#: 4189
Date Sighted: 2015-06-21 #Seen: 1
User#: JUNPonline
View full size photo of Eastern Tiger Swallowtail in Hammonds Plains, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description:
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Common Name: Gulf Fritillary
Species: Agraulis vanillae
Record#: 4821
Location: Largo, FL, FL, USA
Date Sighted: 2015-03-15 #Seen: 1
User#: TpaBayWS
Site Description: Largo City Nature Preserve
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Common Name: Common Gray Moth
Species: Pampinaria
Record#: 3917
Location: Winchester Thurston School North Campus, Pennsylvania, USA
Date Sighted: 2014-11-23 #Seen: 1
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Common Name: Virgin Tiger Moth
Species: Grammia virgo
Record#: 3854
Date Sighted: 2014-10-27 #Seen: 1
User#: LexGomez
Site Description:
Comment : Crawling around the UNT campus at approximately 5:10 a.m (still dark).


 
Species: Pyrrharctia isabella
Record#: 3845
Date Sighted: 2014-10-09 #Seen: 1
User#: JUNPonline
View full size photo of Banded Woolly Bear Caterpillar in Hammonds Plains, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description:
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Common Name: Common Gray Moth
Species: Pampinaria
Record#: 3883
View full size photo of Common Gray Moth in Winchester Thurston School North Campus, Pennsylvania, USASite Description: a slightly wooded area around Winchester School
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Common Name: Common Gray Moth
Species: Pampinaria
Record#: 3918
View full size photo of Common Gray Moth in Winchester Thurston School North Campus, Pennsylvania, USASite Description: This was found in a very wooded area of land.
Comment : this moth looks as though it has ruffles on the edge of its wings


 
Common Name: Common Gray Moth
Species: Pampinaria
Record#: 3919
View full size photo of Common Gray Moth in Winchester Thurston School North Campus, Pennsylvania, USASite Description: Very wooded area,near trails
Comment : This moth looks as though it has ruffles on the edge of its wings


 
Species: Pyrrharctia isabella
Record#: 3821
Date Sighted: 2014-09-29 #Seen: 1
Site Description: Noggins farm
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Species: Sphinx kalmiae
Record#: 3814
Date Sighted: 2014-09-22 #Seen: 1
User#: JUNPonline
View full size photo of Laurel Sphinx Caterpillar in Windsor Junction, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description:
Comment : Fifth instar caterpillar, blue horn, black on head, tail and on abdominal legs.


 
Species: Pyrrharctia isabella
Record#: 3815
Date Sighted: 2014-09-22 #Seen: 10
User#: JUNPonline
View full size photo of Banded Woolly Bear Caterpillar in Windsor Junction, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description:
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Common Name: Clouded Sulfer
Species: Colias philodice
Record#: 3808
Date Sighted: 2014-09-21 #Seen: 1
User#: JUNPonline
View full size photo of Clouded Sulfer in Bedford, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description:
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Common Name: Datana Caterpillar
Record#: 3817
Date Sighted: 2014-09-15 #Seen: 1
User#: JUNPonline
View full size photo of Datana Caterpillar in Hammonds Plains, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description:
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Species: Estigmene acrea
Record#: 3787
Date Sighted: 2014-08-30 #Seen: 10
User#: JUNPonline
View full size photo of Salt marsh caterpillar in Cole Harbour, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description:
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Species: Papilio glaucus
Record#: 3763
Date Sighted: 2014-08-04 #Seen: 1
User#: Jim F.
View full size photo of Eastern Tiger Swallowtail in Mt. Royal, New Jersey, USASite Description:
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Common Name: Hummingbird Moth
Record#: 3759
Date Sighted: 2014-07-26 #Seen: 1
User#: JUNPonline
View full size photo of Hummingbird Moth in Hammonds Plains, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description:
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Common Name: Pearl Crescent
Species: Phyciodes tharos
Record#: 3736
Date Sighted: 2014-07-18 #Seen: 20
User#: JUNPonline
Site Description: Small pond
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Common Name: Hummingbird Moth
Record#: 3733
Date Sighted: 2014-07-13 #Seen: 2
User#: HimandHer
View full size photo of Hummingbird Moth in Scotch Hill, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description:
Comment : just at twilight noticed them at the honeysuckle ..will get better pictures tomorrow! :) first time seeing these big fellas


 
Common Name: Pearl Crescent
Species: Phyciodes tharos
Record#: 3729
Date Sighted: 2014-07-07 #Seen: 5
User#: JUNPonline
Site Description: Paper Mill lake
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Common Name: White Admiral
Species: Limenitis arthemis
Record#: 3755
Date Sighted: 2014-06-30 #Seen: 1
User#: JUNPonline
View full size photo of White Admiral in Hammonds Plains, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description:
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Species: Atteva aurea
Record#: 3706
View full size photo of Ailanthus Webworm Moth in Robinwood West, St. Louis County, Missouri, USASite Description: Robinwood West, St. Louis County, MO
Comment : on buttonbush Cephalanthus occidentalis


 
Species: Papilio glaucus
Record#: 3698
Date Sighted: 2014-06-24 #Seen: 1
User#: JUNPonline
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Common Name: Datana Caterpillar
Record#: 3915
Location: Burgh, Pa, USA
Date Sighted: 2014-06-06 #Seen: 20000
User#: garrett
Site Description: huij
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Common Name: Moth
Record#: 3349
Date Sighted: 2013-11-17 #Seen: 2
User#: JUNPonline
Site Description: Residential, attracted to lights in the evening.
Comment : 2 common looking beige moths, it was warmer the last day or two, still surprised to see them this time of year


 
Species: Pyrrharctia isabella
Record#: 3234
Date Sighted: 2013-10-12 #Seen: 1
User#: JUNPonline
View full size photo of Banded Woolly Bear Caterpillar in Cheticamp, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description: Near gypsum mine lake
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Species: Pyrrharctia isabella
Record#: 3224
Date Sighted: 2013-09-28 #Seen: 1
User#: JUNPonline
View full size photo of Banded Woolly Bear Caterpillar in Spryfield, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description: McIntosh trail.
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Species: Lophocampa maculata
Record#: 3225
Location: Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Date Sighted: 2013-09-24 #Seen: 1
User#: JUNPonline
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Species: Halysidota tessellaris
Record#: 3218
Date Sighted: 2013-09-21 #Seen: 1
User#: JUNPonline
Site Description: Spotted on trail of McInTosh Run,
Comment : about 2.5 cm long


 
Species: Halysidota tessellaris
Record#: 3210
Date Sighted: 2013-08-31 #Seen: 1
User#: JUNPonline
View full size photo of Banded Tussock Moth Caterpillar in Windsor Junction, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description:
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Species: Acronicta dactylina
Record#: 3207
Date Sighted: 2013-08-31 #Seen: 1
User#: JUNPonline
View full size photo of Fingered Dagger Moth Caterpillar in Windsor Junction, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description:
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Species: Acronicta dactylina
Record#: 3190
Date Sighted: 2013-08-26 #Seen: 1
User#: JUNPonline
View full size photo of Fingered Dagger Moth Caterpillar in Windsor Junction, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description:
Comment : About 5-6cm long.


 
Species: Lophocampa maculata
Record#: 3185
Date Sighted: 2013-08-26 #Seen: 1
User#: JUNPonline
View full size photo of Spotted Tussock Caterpillar in Windsor Junction, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description:
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Species: Hyphantria cunea
Record#: 3194
Date Sighted: 2013-08-26 #Seen: 1
User#: JUNPonline
View full size photo of Fall Webworm Caterpillar in Windsor Junction, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description: Small trees and shrubs
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Species: Speyeria cybele
Record#: 3193
Date Sighted: 2013-08-26 #Seen: 1
User#: JUNPonline
View full size photo of Great Spangled Fritillary Butterfly in Windsor Junction, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description: Small forest, grasslands, ponds
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Species: Nymphalis antiopa
Record#: 3179
Date Sighted: 2013-08-24 #Seen: 1
User#: JUNPonline
Site Description: Trail in woods near Sandy Lake and Farmers Dairy
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Species: Dryocampa rubicunda
Record#: 3182
View full size photo of Rosy Maple Moth Caterpillar in Kouchibouguac National Park, New Brunswick, CanadaSite Description: Coastal woodlands and small grasslands.
Comment : About 4 cm long.


 
Species: Papilio glaucus
Record#: 3173
Date Sighted: 2013-08-01 #Seen: 1
User#: JUNPonline
Site Description: Penn Cave park.
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Common Name: Hummingbird Moth
Record#: 3111
Location: Orangeville, Ohio, USA
Date Sighted: 2013-07-21 #Seen: 1
User#: rwrufener
Site Description: Back yard; feeding on a bee balm flower.
Comment : Appeared


 
Common Name: Hummingbird Moth
Record#: 3112
Location: Orangeville, Ohio, USA
Date Sighted: 2013-07-21 #Seen: 1
User#: rwrufener
View full size photo of Hummingbird Moth in Orangeville, Ohio, USASite Description: In back yard; feeding on a bee balm flower.
Comment : *Please disregard my previous post, hit "submit" before it was ready. Appeared around 11 a.m. A bit later than it normally shows up (usually around 8:30 to 9.) Stayed for a little less than 3 minutes.


 
Common Name: European Skipper
Species: Thymelicus lineola
Record#: 3119
Date Sighted: 2013-07-18 #Seen: 2
User#: JUNPonline
View full size photo of European Skipper in Herring Cove, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description: Small meadow, McIntosh Trail
Comment : identifier: Light fringe and dark rays go inward on forewings .


 
Record#: 3120
Date Sighted: 2013-07-18 #Seen: 10
User#: JUNPonline
View full size photo of Grass Skipper (Hesperiinae) in Herring Cove, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description: Small meadow of McIntosh Trail
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Common Name: Hummingbird Moth
Record#: 3074
Location: Orangeville, Ohio, USA
Date Sighted: 2013-07-11 #Seen: 1
User#: rwrufener
Site Description:
Comment : Abdomen had a cinnamon coloration. Was feeding on a bee balm plant (bright red flowers.) Sighted twice for 3-4 minutes/visit at 8:30-9 in the morning (EDT.)


 
Species: Papilio glaucus
Record#: 3064
Date Sighted: 2013-07-09 #Seen: 1
User#: JUNPonline
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Species: Nymphalis antiopa
Record#: 3010
Date Sighted: 2013-07-06 #Seen: 1
User#: JUNPonline
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Common Name: Tiger Moth
Species: Platyprepia virginalis
Record#: 3060
Date Sighted: 2013-07-03 #Seen: 1
User#: dreierj
Site Description: Rural residential area within a mosaic of pasture, hayfields, and small stands of Douglas-fir forest
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Common Name: Ctenucha Moth
Species: Ctenucha rubroscapus
Record#: 3061
Date Sighted: 2013-07-03 #Seen: 1
User#: dreierj
Site Description: Rural residential area within a mosaic of pasture, hayfields, and small stands of Douglas-fir forest
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Species: Tetracis crocallata
Record#: 3004
Date Sighted: 2013-06-26 #Seen: 1
User#: JUNPonline
View full size photo of Yellow Slant-Line Moth in Bedford, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description:
Comment : About 3 cm wide. Spotted in the evening near a back porch light.


 
Species: Papilio glaucus
Record#: 2995
Date Sighted: 2013-06-25 #Seen: 1
User#: JUNPonline
Site Description: Airlanes golf course
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Common Name: Gulf Fritillary
Species: Agraulis vanillae
Record#: 4028
Date Sighted: 2013-06-25 #Seen: 1
User#: bcpgopher
View full size photo of Gulf Fritillary in Tarpon Springs, FL, USASite Description: Brooker Creek Preserve
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Species: Papilio glaucus
Record#: 2903
Date Sighted: 2013-06-23 #Seen: 2
User#: JUNPonline
Site Description: Crystal Crescent Beach Provincial Park
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Species: Nymphalis antiopa
Record#: 2883
Date Sighted: 2013-06-21 #Seen: 1
User#: JUNPonline
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Species: Papilio glaucus
Record#: 2790
Date Sighted: 2013-06-17 #Seen: 10
User#: JUNPonline
View full size photo of Eastern Tiger Swallowtail in Hammonds Plains, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description:
Comment : They were feasting on the horse manure, several in the vacintity.


 
Species: Papilio glaucus
Record#: 2778
Date Sighted: 2013-06-15 #Seen: 2
User#: JUNPonline
View full size photo of Eastern Tiger Swallowtail in Cole Harbour, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description:
Comment : This was a small one, about 9cm wide, saw a larger one earlier.


 
Species: Ctenucha virginica
Record#: 2769
View full size photo of Virginia Ctenucha Caterpillar in Kejimkujik Seaside Adjunct, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description:
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Species: Papilio glaucus
Record#: 2714
Date Sighted: 2013-06-06 #Seen: 1
User#: JUNPonline
Site Description: Small wooded area
Comment : Seem to be seeing them wherever I go the past week.


 
Species: Papilio glaucus
Record#: 2656
Date Sighted: 2013-06-03 #Seen: 1
User#: JUNPonline
Site Description: Woods, ponds, rocky trail.
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Species: Papilio glaucus
Record#: 2539
Date Sighted: 2013-06-01 #Seen: 1
User#: JUNPonline
Site Description: Woods and streams.
Comment : First one seen this year.


 
Common Name: Duskywings
Record#: 2697
Date Sighted: 2013-05-29 #Seen: 3
User#: JUNPonline
View full size photo of Duskywings in Windsor Junction, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description: Small meadow next to ponds and forests
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Common Name: Clouded Sulfer
Species: Colias philodice
Record#: 2393
Date Sighted: 2013-05-26 #Seen: 2
User#: JUNPonline
View full size photo of Clouded Sulfer in Bedford, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description:
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Common Name: Clouded Sulfer
Species: Colias philodice
Record#: 2211
Date Sighted: 2013-05-19 #Seen: 1
User#: JUNPonline
View full size photo of Clouded Sulfer in Bedford, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description: Small meadow near wetlands and woods of Sandy Lake
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Common Name: Gulf Fritillary
Species: Agraulis vanillae
Record#: 3150
Location: Tarpon Springs, FL, USA
Date Sighted: 2013-05-12 #Seen: 1
User#: bcpgopher
View full size photo of Gulf Fritillary in Tarpon Springs, FL, USASite Description: Brooker Creek Preserve
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Common Name: Spring Azure
Species: Celastrina ladon
Record#: 2127
Date Sighted: 2013-05-07 #Seen: 5
User#: JUNPonline
Site Description: McIntosh Trail, rivers and streams
Comment : Originally thought it was a Northern Blue, but Spring Azure appears early in spring, Northern is a little later and often restricted to areas with Crowberry which I dont think was around.


 
Common Name: Barberry Geometer
Species: Coryphister meadii
Record#: 3059
Date Sighted: 2013-04-24 #Seen: 1
User#: dreierj
View full size photo of Barberry Geometer in Chehalis, WA, USASite Description: Rural residential area within a mosaic of pasture, hayfields, and small stands of Douglas-fir forest
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Species: Nymphalis antiopa
Record#: 2090
Date Sighted: 2013-04-18 #Seen: 1
View full size photo of Mourning Cloak Butterfly in Halifax, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description: Small wooded area behind MSVU
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Common Name: Red Admiral
Species: Vanessa atalanta
Record#: 3151
Location: Tarpon Springs, FL, USA
Date Sighted: 2013-04-15 #Seen: 1
User#: bcpgopher
View full size photo of Red Admiral in Tarpon Springs, FL, USASite Description: Brooker Creek Preserve
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Species: Nymphalis antiopa
Record#: 2055
Date Sighted: 2013-04-11 #Seen: 1
User#: JUNPonline
Site Description: Small wooded area
Comment : Was surprised to see this large butterfly so early in the spring. Learned they are known for their very early spring appearances.


 
Common Name: Gulf Fritillary
Species: Agraulis vanillae
Record#: 2163
Date Sighted: 2013-04-03 #Seen: 1
User#: bcpgopher
View full size photo of Gulf Fritillary in Tarpon Springs, FL, USASite Description: Brooker Creek Preserve - Butterfly garden
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Common Name: Gulf Fritillary
Species: Agraulis vanillae
Record#: 2164
Date Sighted: 2013-04-03 #Seen: 1
User#: bcpgopher
View full size photo of Gulf Fritillary in Tarpon Springs, FL, USASite Description: Brooker Creek Preserve - Exit road area
Comment : Species was enjoying the necter of a Sandhill Milkweed.


 
Common Name: Gray Hairstreak
Species: Strymon melinus
Record#: 2907
Date Sighted: 2013-03-31 #Seen: 1
User#: TpaBayWS
View full size photo of Gray Hairstreak in Tarpon Springs, FL, USASite Description: Brooksville, FL area
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Common Name: Red Admiral
Species: Vanessa atalanta
Record#: 2078
Date Sighted: 2013-03-23 #Seen: 1
User#: TpaBayWS
View full size photo of Red Admiral in Tarpon Springs, FL, USASite Description: A. L. Anderson County Park
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Common Name: Moth
Record#: 1608
Date Sighted: 2012-12-03 #Seen: 1
User#: JUNPonline
Site Description: Small woods around MSVU campus near a light.
Comment : Small common looking brown grey moth seen on an unusually warm evening, abouy 8C, still odd seeing it this late in the year


 
Common Name: Owlet Moth
Record#: 1602
Date Sighted: 2012-11-12 #Seen: 1
User#: JUNPonline
View full size photo of Owlet Moth in Kentville, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description: Miner's Marsh Park
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Common Name: Cabbage Butterfly
Species: Pieris rapae
Record#: 1572
View full size photo of Cabbage Butterfly in Cole Harbour Heritage Park, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description: Large meadow
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Common Name: Painted Lady
Species: Vanessa cardui
Record#: 1568
Date Sighted: 2012-10-01 #Seen: 1
User#: JUNPonline
View full size photo of Painted Lady in Waverly, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description: Forest and lakes and meadows
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Common Name: Laurel Sphinx
Species: Sphinx kalmiae
Record#: 1554
Date Sighted: 2012-09-30 #Seen: 2
User#: lorraine
View full size photo of Laurel Sphinx in Garden, Bristol, United KingdomSite Description: front garden under laurel bush
Comment : their purple stripe and black horn made these 3 inch caterpillars easy to identilfy.


 
Common Name: Painted Lady
Species: Vanessa cardui
Record#: 1571
Date Sighted: 2012-09-25 #Seen: 3
User#: JUNPonline
View full size photo of Painted Lady in Halifax, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description: Water supply, lake, .eadows, forest
Comment : I think they are pale like this late in the season


 
Species: Vanessa virginiensis
Record#: 1570
Date Sighted: 2012-09-25 #Seen: 3
User#: JUNPonline
View full size photo of American Painted Lady Butterfly in Halifax, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description: Water supply, lake, .eadows, forest
Comment : White dot on forewing


 
Species: Pyrrharctia isabella
Record#: 1548
Date Sighted: 2012-09-24 #Seen: 1
User#: JUNPonline
View full size photo of Banded Woolly Bear Caterpillar in Tantallon, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description: Rails to Trails between Bike and Bean and Lewis Lake Provincial Park
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Species: Peridea angulosa
Record#: 1551
Date Sighted: 2012-09-24 #Seen: 1
User#: JUNPonline
View full size photo of Angulose Prominent Caterpillar in Tantallon, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description: Rails to Trails between Bike and Bean and Lewis Lake Provincial Park
Comment : Has a large head and yellow mandibles, yellow longitudinal stripes down its body too.


 
Species: Halysidota tessellaris
Record#: 1552
Date Sighted: 2012-09-23 #Seen: 1
User#: JUNPonline
View full size photo of Banded Tussock Moth Caterpillar in Sackville, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description: Along Sackville River trail, starting from the sackville side
Comment : Fairly small, about 2.5cm long. Long yellow setae with extra long black setae near front and back.


 
Species: Vanessa virginiensis
Record#: 1535
Date Sighted: 2012-09-19 #Seen: 1
User#: JUNPonline
View full size photo of American Painted Lady Butterfly in Halifax, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description: Forest, stream, grasses
Comment : In the photo you can see one large orange spot with a spot of white in the middle, this is a distinguishing mark. It's also paler later in the season like this one


 
Species: Nadata gibbosa
Record#: 1539
Date Sighted: 2012-09-18 #Seen: 1
User#: JUNPonline
View full size photo of Rough Prominent Caterpillar in Spryfield, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description: McIntosh Trail.
Comment : Also called the White-dotted Prominent and the Tawny Prominent. Sometimes called the green oak caterpillar as it feeds on the leaves of oaks and other deciduous trees


 
Common Name: Question Mark
Species: Polygonia interrogationis
Record#: 1540
Date Sighted: 2012-09-18 #Seen: 1
User#: JUNPonline
View full size photo of Question Mark in Spryfield, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description: McIntosh Trail.
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Common Name: Question Mark
Species: Polygonia interrogationis
Record#: 1541
Date Sighted: 2012-09-18 #Seen: 1
User#: JUNPonline
View full size photo of Question Mark in Spryfield, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description: McIntosh Trail.
Comment : Posted another photo earlier of same butterfly, thought I'ld repost to include the side profile photo.


 
Species: Halysidota tessellaris
Record#: 1566
Date Sighted: 2012-09-18 #Seen: 1
User#: JUNPonline
View full size photo of Banded Tussock Moth Caterpillar in Spryfield, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description: McIntosh Trail, along path
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Common Name: Red Admiral
Species: Vanessa atalanta
Record#: 1573
Date Sighted: 2012-09-18 #Seen: 1
User#: JUNPonline
View full size photo of Red Admiral in Spryfield, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description: McIntosh Trail
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Common Name: Phragmatobia
Record#: 1607
Date Sighted: 2012-09-12 #Seen: 1
User#: JUNPonline
View full size photo of Phragmatobia in Bedford, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description: Saw the hairy yellow caterpilar on the snow at Sugar Moon farm, sugar maples were 50m away. It was sunny an 8c this day.
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Species: Estigmene acrea
Record#: 1510
Date Sighted: 2012-09-11 #Seen: 200
User#: JUNPonline
View full size photo of Salt marsh caterpillar in Cole Harbour, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description: Cole Harbour Salt marsh Trail. Exposed rocky trail in middle of salt marsh area.
Comment : Incrediably abundant for such a desolute rocky and windy trail.


 
Species: Estigmene acrea
Record#: 1511
Date Sighted: 2012-09-11 #Seen: 200
User#: JUNPonline
View full size photo of Salt marsh caterpillar in Cole Harbour, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description: Cole Harbour Salt marsh Trail. Exposed rocky trail in middle of salt marsh area.
Comment : It varies from dense orange hairs to in this case grey less dense hairs like this photo


 
Species: Lophocampa maculata
Record#: 1473
View full size photo of Spotted Tussock Caterpillar in Fundy National Park, New Brunswick, CanadaSite Description: Caribou Plains Trail, woods and marshland.
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Species: Nymphalis antiopa
Record#: 1521
Location: North Cooking Lake, Alberta, Canada
Date Sighted: 2012-09-01 #Seen: 1
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Species: Nymphalis antiopa
Record#: 1522
Location: North Cooking Lake, Alberta, Canada
Date Sighted: 2012-09-01 #Seen: 50
Site Description:
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Common Name: Painted Lady
Species: Vanessa cardui
Record#: 1465
Date Sighted: 2012-08-27 #Seen: 20
User#: JUNPonline
Site Description: Small grassy meadow
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Common Name: Viceroy Butterfly
Species: Limenitis archippus
Record#: 1464
Date Sighted: 2012-08-27 #Seen: 1
User#: JUNPonline
Site Description: Small grassy meadow
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Species: Estigmene acrea
Record#: 1463
Date Sighted: 2012-08-26 #Seen: 100
User#: JUNPonline
Site Description: Cole Harbour Salt Marsh trail
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Common Name: Hummingbird Moth
Record#: 1446
Date Sighted: 2012-08-21 #Seen: 1
User#: Ehake
View full size photo of Hummingbird Moth in Berne, New York, USASite Description:
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Species: Malacosoma americanum
Record#: 1477
View full size photo of Eastern Tent Caterpillar Moth in Crystal Crescent Beach Park, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description:
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Species: Orgyia leucostigma
Record#: 1478
View full size photo of White Marked Tussock Moth Caterpillar in Crystal Crescent Beach Park, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description:
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Common Name: Painted Lady
Species: Vanessa cardui
Record#: 1479
View full size photo of Painted Lady in Crystal Crescent Beach Park, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description:
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Common Name: Painted Lady
Species: Vanessa cardui
Record#: 1449
Date Sighted: 2012-08-17 #Seen: 20
User#: JUNPonline
View full size photo of Painted Lady in Cole Harbour, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description: Cole Harbour Heritage Trail
Comment : They were all over the place. Much more than any other butterfly in the area.


 
Common Name: Viceroy Butterfly
Species: Limenitis archippus
Record#: 1450
Date Sighted: 2012-08-17 #Seen: 1
User#: JUNPonline
View full size photo of Viceroy Butterfly in Cole Harbour, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description: Cole Harbour Heritage Trail
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Species: Cercyonis pegala
Record#: 1459
Date Sighted: 2012-08-17 #Seen: 1
User#: JUNPonline
View full size photo of Common Wood Nymph Butterfly in Cole Harbour, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description: Cole Harbour Heritage trail, meadow
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Species: Schizura concinna
Record#: 1469
Date Sighted: 2012-08-17 #Seen: 20
User#: JUNPonline
View full size photo of Red-humped Caterpillar Moth in Cole Harbour, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description: Cole Harbour Heritage Trail
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Common Name: Reed Dagger
Species: Simyra albovenosa
Record#: 1453
Location: Ickelsham, East Sussex, United Kingdom
Date Sighted: 2012-08-15 #Seen: 1
User#: amarumayo
Site Description:
Comment : moth


 
Common Name: Ringed China-mark
Species: Parapoynx stratiotata
Record#: 1454
Location: Ickelsham, East Sussex, United Kingdom
Date Sighted: 2012-08-15 #Seen: 1
User#: amarumayo
Site Description:
Comment : moth


 
Common Name: Ruby Tiger
Species: Phragmatobia fuliginosa
Record#: 1455
Location: Ickelsham, East Sussex, United Kingdom
Date Sighted: 2012-08-15 #Seen: 1
User#: amarumayo
Site Description:
Comment : moth


 
Common Name: Rosy Rustic
Species: Hydraecia micacea
Record#: 1456
Location: Ickelsham, East Sussex, United Kingdom
Date Sighted: 2012-08-15 #Seen: 1
User#: amarumayo
Site Description:
Comment : moth


 
Common Name: Scarce Footman
Species: Eilema complana
Record#: 1457
Location: Ickelsham, East Sussex, United Kingdom
Date Sighted: 2012-08-15 #Seen: 1
User#: amarumayo
Site Description:
Comment : moth


 
Common Name: Silver Y
Species: Autographa gamma
Record#: 1458
Location: Ickelsham, East Sussex, United Kingdom
Date Sighted: 2012-08-15 #Seen: 1
User#: amarumayo
Site Description:
Comment : moth


 
Common Name: Painted Lady
Species: Vanessa cardui
Record#: 1440
Date Sighted: 2012-08-14 #Seen: 1
User#: JUNPonline
View full size photo of Painted Lady in Windsor Junction, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description:
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Common Name: Gray Hairstreak
Species: Strymon melinus
Record#: 2206
View full size photo of Gray Hairstreak in Lower Granite State Airport, Whitman Co., WA, USASite Description: Shrub steppe habitat in Snake River canyon
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Common Name: Painted Lady
Species: Vanessa cardui
Record#: 1410
Date Sighted: 2012-07-20 #Seen: 2
User#: JUNPonline
View full size photo of Painted Lady in Halifax, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description: McIntosh Run Trail
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Common Name: Rosy Maple Moth
Species: Dryocampa rubicunda
Record#: 1402
Date Sighted: 2012-07-13 #Seen: 1
User#: JUNPonline
Site Description: Sir John a Macdonald parking lot
Comment : Reddish/pink legs, yellow bodies and hindwings, pink forewings with a triangular yellow band across the middle.


 
Common Name: Hummingbird Moth
Record#: 1394
Date Sighted: 2012-07-10 #Seen: 3
User#: JUNPonline
View full size photo of Hummingbird Moth in Halifax, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description: Forest, small meadow with many flowers, next to lake
Comment : Not shy, were more interested in the flowers


 
Common Name: Question Mark
Species: Polygonia interrogationis
Record#: 1391
Date Sighted: 2012-07-09 #Seen: 1
User#: JUNPonline
View full size photo of Question Mark in Wolfville, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description: Along Wolfville Dykes boardwalk
Comment : Six spots on the forewing makes it a Question Mark rather than the similar Eastern Comma, which has one less dot .


 
Species: Pyrgus ruralis
Record#: 2184
Date Sighted: 2012-07-07 #Seen: 1
User#: dreierj
View full size photo of Two-banded Checkered Skipper in Cat Creek, Skamania Co., WA, USASite Description: Habitat was dominated by conifers (western red cedar and western hemlock), while understory was dominated by huckleberry and herbaceous species.
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Common Name: Geometrid Moth
Record#: 2185
Date Sighted: 2012-07-07 #Seen: 1
User#: dreierj
View full size photo of Geometrid Moth in Cat Creek, Skamania Co., WA, USASite Description: Habitat was dominated by conifers (western red cedar and western hemlock), while understory was dominated by huckleberry and herbaceous species.
Comment : Regularly basked on ground; day-flying moth


 
Common Name: Eastern Comma
Species: Polygonia comma
Record#: 1381
Date Sighted: 2012-06-25 #Seen: 1
User#: JUNPonline
View full size photo of Eastern Comma in Halifax, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description: McIntosh Run Trail, along river.
Comment : About 10cm wingspan.


 
Common Name: White Admiral
Species: Limenitis arthemis
Record#: 1414
Date Sighted: 2012-06-25 #Seen: 1
User#: JUNPonline
View full size photo of White Admiral in Halifax, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description: McIntosh Run Trail
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Common Name: Hummingbird Moth
Record#: 1361
Date Sighted: 2012-06-21 #Seen: 2
User#: JUNPonline
View full size photo of Hummingbird Moth in Halifax, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description: Across from Long Lake Park, First and Second Chain Lake
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Common Name: Geometrid Moth
Record#: 1359
Date Sighted: 2012-06-21 #Seen: 1
User#: JUNPonline
View full size photo of Geometrid Moth in Bedford, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description:
Comment : Night time back porch light attracted it, common here.


 
Common Name: Hummingbird Moth
Record#: 1362
Date Sighted: 2012-06-21 #Seen: 2
User#: JUNPonline
View full size photo of Hummingbird Moth in Halifax, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description: Across from Long Lake Park, First and Second Chain Lake
Comment : It stopped for a rest for this photo luckily


 
Species: Papilio glaucus
Record#: 1360
Date Sighted: 2012-06-11 #Seen: 1
User#: JUNPonline
View full size photo of Eastern Tiger Swallowtail in Waverly, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description: MacDonald sports park, trail near Muddy Pond
Comment : About8-10cm wide


 
Common Name: Skippers
Record#: 1379
Location: Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Date Sighted: 2012-06-11 #Seen: 1
User#: JUNPonline
View full size photo of Skippers  in Halifax, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description:
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Species: Papilio glaucus
Record#: 1336
Date Sighted: 2012-06-02 #Seen: 2
User#: JUNPonline
Site Description: River from Long Lake, just outside Spryfield Community Centre. Part of mcIntosh Run.
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Species: Pyrrharctia isabella
Record#: 2035
Date Sighted: 2012-05-15 #Seen: 1
User#: JRust
Site Description:
Comment : Wooly bear caterpillar along hennepin cnty trail corridor - turns into a moth - isabella tiger moth.


 
Species: Pyrrharctia isabella
Record#: 1312
Date Sighted: 2012-05-11 #Seen: 1
User#: JUNPonline
View full size photo of Banded Woolly Bear Caterpillar in Port Hood, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description: Beach and marsh area along port Hood boardwalk.
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Species: Pyrrharctia isabella
Record#: 1293
Date Sighted: 2012-04-29 #Seen: 1
User#: JUNPonline
View full size photo of Banded Woolly Bear Caterpillar in Herring Cove, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description: Wooded area, seen along trail.
Comment : About 3cm long. The adult is the Isabella Tiger Moth


 
Common Name: Red Admiral
Species: Vanessa atalanta
Record#: 1285
Date Sighted: 2012-04-26 #Seen: 1
User#: JUNPonline
Site Description:
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Species: Nymphalis antiopa
Record#: 1286
Date Sighted: 2012-04-26 #Seen: 1
User#: JUNPonline
Site Description:
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Common Name: Cabbage Butterfly
Species: Pieris rapae
Record#: 1274
Date Sighted: 2012-04-16 #Seen: 1
User#: JUNPonline
View full size photo of Cabbage Butterfly in Halifax, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description: small wooded area surrounded by residential area
Comment : First one seen this year. Upperside is white with black tips to the forewing, underwings are yellowish with black speckles.


 
Common Name: Cabbage Butterfly
Species: Pieris rapae
Record#: 1252
Location: Warren, MI, USA
Date Sighted: 2012-03-27 #Seen: 1
User#: Natrgrl22
Site Description: Urban garden
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Common Name: Monarch Butterfly
Species: Danaus plexippus
Record#: 1226
Location: Union City, California, USA
Date Sighted: 2012-03-13 #Seen: 1
User#: kevinxiao
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Common Name: Viceroy Butterfly
Species: Limenitis archippus
Record#: 724
Date Sighted: 2011-09-27 #Seen: 1
User#: JUNPonline
View full size photo of Viceroy Butterfly in Kentville, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description: Miner's Marsh, part of Duck's Unlimitted.
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Common Name: Spotted Apatelodes
Species: Apatelodes torrefacta
Record#: 727
Date Sighted: 2011-09-25 #Seen: 1
User#: JUNPonline
View full size photo of Spotted Apatelodes in Bedford, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description: Small wooded area in suburbs.
Comment : Was quite small, about 2.5cm long. Spotted in the evening on back deck. Medial lashes on dorsum and abdominal segments.


 
Common Name: Common Metarranthis
Species: Metarranthis hypochraria
Record#: 738
Location: Bedford, Nova Scotia, Canada
Date Sighted: 2011-09-25 #Seen: 1
User#: JUNPonline
View full size photo of Common Metarranthis in Bedford, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description: Nightime, backyard residential suburbs
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Species: Estigmene acrea
Record#: 726
Date Sighted: 2011-09-21 #Seen: 1
User#: JUNPonline
View full size photo of Salt marsh caterpillar in Halifax, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description: Large meadow.
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Common Name: Spotted Apatelodes
Species: Apatelodes torrefacta
Record#: 728
Date Sighted: 2011-09-18 #Seen: 1
User#: JUNPonline
View full size photo of Spotted Apatelodes in Bedford, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description: Next to Papermill Lake
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Species: Estigmene acrea
Record#: 731
Date Sighted: 2011-09-18 #Seen: 1
User#: JUNPonline
View full size photo of Salt marsh caterpillar in Bedford, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description:
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Species: Spilosoma virginica
Record#: 716
Date Sighted: 2011-09-12 #Seen: 1
User#: JUNPonline
View full size photo of Virginian Tiger Moth Caterpillar in Bedford, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description:
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Common Name: Laugher Caterpillar
Species: Charadra deridens
Record#: 1606
Date Sighted: 2011-09-12 #Seen: 1
User#: JUNPonline
View full size photo of Laugher Caterpillar in Bedford, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description:
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Species: Estigmene acrea
Record#: 712
Date Sighted: 2011-09-10 #Seen: 50
User#: JUNPonline
View full size photo of Salt marsh caterpillar in Cole Harbour, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description: Salt Marsh Trail, old railway converted to trail that crosses large salt marsh.
Comment : They were everywhere's along the trail for a couple kilometers. Some where very fast moving. Some where plain orange, some orange and black. About 4cm long.


 
Species: Orgyia leucostigma
Record#: 700
Date Sighted: 2011-09-03 #Seen: 3
User#: JUNPonline
View full size photo of White Marked Tussock Moth Caterpillar in Tantallon, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description: Forested area near Jerry Lawrence Park, on BLT rails to trails.
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Species: Lophocampa maculata
Record#: 701
Date Sighted: 2011-09-03 #Seen: 3
User#: JUNPonline
View full size photo of Spotted Tussock Caterpillar in Tantallon, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description: Forest, along BLT trail near Jerry Lawrence park.
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Common Name: Joyful Holomelina
Species: Virbia laeta
Record#: 702
Date Sighted: 2011-09-03 #Seen: 1
User#: JUNPonline
Site Description: Backyard residential area, small path of woods.
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Common Name: Baltimore Bomolocha
Species: Hypena baltimoralis
Record#: 703
Date Sighted: 2011-09-03 #Seen: 1
User#: JUNPonline
View full size photo of Baltimore Bomolocha in Bedford, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description:
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Common Name: Bridled Arches
Species: Lacinipolia lorea
Record#: 704
Date Sighted: 2011-09-03 #Seen: 1
User#: JUNPonline
View full size photo of Bridled Arches in Bedford, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description: Residential area
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Species: Datana ministra
Record#: 707
Date Sighted: 2011-09-03 #Seen: 1
User#: JUNPonline
View full size photo of Yellow-necked Caterpillar Moth in Tantallon, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description: Wooded area along BLT Trail, near Jerry Lawrence Park/Lewis Lake.
Comment : About 3-4cm long


 
Species: Speranza pustularia
Record#: 708
Date Sighted: 2011-09-03 #Seen: 3
User#: JUNPonline
View full size photo of Lesser Maple Spanworm Moth in Bedford, Nova scotia, CanadaSite Description: Backyard, small pathc of woods, attracted to light.
Comment : About 2-3cm wide, mostly white with faint brown markings. Common here all summer.


 
Species: Anisota virginiensis
Record#: 690
Date Sighted: 2011-08-21 #Seen: 1
User#: JUNPonline
View full size photo of Pink-Striped Oakworm Moth Caterpillar in Tantallon, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description: Along Rails-to-Trails paths running between Halifax and Hubbards, a few km from the Train Shop Bike & Bean cafe.
Comment : Caterpillar had two long spines on the mesothorax, just behind the head. Small spikes near tail. Light brown color and stripes. Large eyes.


 
Species: Orgyia leucostigma
Record#: 688
Date Sighted: 2011-08-18 #Seen: 1
User#: JUNPonline
View full size photo of White Marked Tussock Moth Caterpillar in Bedford, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description:
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Species: Cercyonis pegala
Record#: 902
Date Sighted: 2011-08-13 #Seen: 1
User#: JUNPonline
View full size photo of Common Wood Nymph Butterfly in Clayton Park, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description: small forested area
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Common Name: Laurel Sphinx Moth
Species: Sphinx kalmiae
Record#: 671
Date Sighted: 2011-08-07 #Seen: 1
View full size photo of Laurel Sphinx Moth in Rhoddy's Bay, Ontario, CanadaSite Description:
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Species: Speyeria cybele
Record#: 674
View full size photo of Great Spangled Fritillary Butterfly in Highlands National Park, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description: Along Skyline Trail hike, wooded area.
Comment : Medium sized black and orange butterfly, about 5-6cm wingspan.


 
Species: Noctua pronuba
Record#: 687
Date Sighted: 2011-07-31 #Seen: 1
User#: JUNPonline
View full size photo of Large Yellow Underwing in Bedford, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description: Backyard residential area, small patch of woods, attracted to porch light.
Comment : No sure why it's called yellow in name, looks orange to me for the hind wing. Body about 3cm long.


 
Common Name: Formosa Looper
Species: Chrysanympha formosa
Record#: 667
Date Sighted: 2011-07-29 #Seen: 1
User#: JUNPonline
View full size photo of Formosa Looper in Bedford, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description: Backyard deck, attracted to light one night. Small patch of trees nearby
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Common Name: Green Pug Moth
Species: Chloroclystis rectangulata
Record#: 664
Date Sighted: 2011-07-29 #Seen: 1
User#: JUNPonline
View full size photo of Green Pug Moth in Bedford, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description: Backyard porch light one night.
Comment : Green wings black bars


 
Common Name: Green Marvel Moth
Species: Agriopodes fallax
Record#: 614
Date Sighted: 2011-07-27 #Seen: 1
User#: JUNPonline
View full size photo of Green Marvel Moth in Bedford, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description: Residential area with small patch of woods.
Comment : Attracted to backyard light one night


 
Common Name: Joyful Holomelina
Species: Virbia laeta
Record#: 570
Date Sighted: 2011-07-25 #Seen: 1
User#: JUNPonline
View full size photo of Joyful Holomelina in Bedford, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description: Residential area, small patch of woods. attracted to backyard porch light one evening.
Comment : Can only see the orange/red when its flying. Hindwing half orange/red and abdomen orange/red with dark brown dots. Might be species Virbia laeta, not sure of difference.


 
Species: Speyeria cybele
Record#: 557
Date Sighted: 2011-07-23 #Seen: 1
User#: JUNPonline
Site Description: Blue Mountain trail in Hammonds Plains, at entrance way to large wooded area
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Common Name: Woody Angle Moth
Species: Macaria aequiferaria
Record#: 566
Date Sighted: 2011-07-22 #Seen: 10
User#: JUNPonline
View full size photo of Woody Angle Moth in Bedford, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description: Backyard residential area, small patch of woods.
Comment : Attracted to light on back deck in evening, very common here.


 
Common Name: Bent-line Gray Moth
Species: Iridopsis larvaria
Record#: 564
Date Sighted: 2011-07-22 #Seen: 3
User#: JUNPonline
View full size photo of Bent-line Gray Moth in Bedford, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description: Residential backyard, small patch of woods.
Comment : Attracted to backyard light, common in this area.


 
Species: Schizura unicornis
Record#: 563
Date Sighted: 2011-07-22 #Seen: 1
User#: JUNPonline
View full size photo of Unicorn Caterpillar Moth in Bedford, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description: Residential backyard, small patch of woods.
Comment : Attracted to porch light one night. Great camoflauge, looks plant like. Odd furry front legs.


 
Common Name: Laurel Sphinx Moth
Species: Sphinx kalmiae
Record#: 558
Date Sighted: 2011-07-22 #Seen: 1
User#: JUNPonline
View full size photo of Laurel Sphinx Moth in Bedford, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description: Residential backyard, attracted to backyard light one evening, small patch of woods
Comment : Large moth, body about 5 cm long


 
Species: Spilosoma virginica
Record#: 567
Date Sighted: 2011-07-22 #Seen: 10
User#: JUNPonline
View full size photo of Yellow Woolly Bear Moth in Bedford, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description: Residential area, small wooded area
Comment : Attracted to nightlight on porch.


 
Common Name: Baltimore Bomolocha
Species: Hypena baltimoralis
Record#: 568
Date Sighted: 2011-07-22 #Seen: 3
User#: JUNPonline
View full size photo of Baltimore Bomolocha in Bedford, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description: Residential area, small patch of woods.
Comment : Attracted to porch light.


 
Common Name: Maple Looper Moth
Species: Parallelia bistriaris
Record#: 569
Date Sighted: 2011-07-22 #Seen: 1
User#: JUNPonline
View full size photo of Maple Looper Moth in Bedford, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description: Residential backyard, small wooded area.
Comment : Attracted to backyard porch light.


 
Species: Spilosoma virginica
Record#: 560
Date Sighted: 2011-07-21 #Seen: 10
User#: JUNPonline
View full size photo of Yellow Woolly Bear Moth in Bedford, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description: Residential area, attracted to backyard light.
Comment : Snow white color for body and wings. Small black or grey dot on forewings.


 
Common Name: Pearl Crescent
Species: Phyciodes tharos
Record#: 544
View full size photo of Pearl Crescent in Smiley's Provincial Park, Nova scotia, CanadaSite Description: Large meadow.
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Common Name: Northern Pearly-Eye
Species: Enodia anthedon
Record#: 546
Date Sighted: 2011-07-11 #Seen: 2
User#: JUNPonline
View full size photo of Northern Pearly-Eye in Mount Uniake, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description: Forested area of Bell Park near Uniake Estate
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Common Name: White Admiral
Species: Limenitis arthemis
Record#: 541
Date Sighted: 2011-07-10 #Seen: 1
User#: JUNPonline
View full size photo of White Admiral in Waverly, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description: Shubenacadie Canal park system.
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Common Name: White Admiral
Species: Limenitis arthemis
Record#: 538
Date Sighted: 2011-07-05 #Seen: 1
User#: JUNPonline
View full size photo of White Admiral in Windsro Junction, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description: Forested area near grassland and lush vegetation.
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Species: Papilio glaucus
Record#: 539
Date Sighted: 2011-07-05 #Seen: 1
User#: JUNPonline
Site Description:
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Common Name: Hobomok Skipper
Species: Poanes hobomok
Record#: 540
Date Sighted: 2011-07-05 #Seen: 2
User#: JUNPonline
View full size photo of Hobomok Skipper in Windsor Junction, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description: Lush vegetation along rocky trail.
Comment : Fast moving from plant to plant. Was fairly small, maybe 2cm.


 
Species: Papilio glaucus
Record#: 520
Date Sighted: 2011-06-21 #Seen: 1
User#: JUNPonline
Site Description: Airlanes golf course, surrounded by woods and ponds.
Comment : Seem very common this time of year, I notice them all over HRM


 
Species: Arctia caja
Record#: 525
Date Sighted: 2011-06-20 #Seen: 1
User#: JUNPonline
View full size photo of Great Tiger Moth Caterpillar in Windsor Junction, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description:
Comment : Brown or dark yellow long hairy caterpillar. About 3-4 cm long. Also known as Garden Tiger moth in Europe.


 
Species: Ctenucha virginica
Record#: 516
Date Sighted: 2011-05-29 #Seen: 1
User#: JUNPonline
View full size photo of Virginia Ctenucha Caterpillar in Sambro, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description: Shrubs along coastal hike of Crystal Crescent Beach
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Common Name: Red Admiral
Species: Vanessa atalanta
Record#: 497
Date Sighted: 2011-05-17 #Seen: 1
User#: JUNPonline
View full size photo of Red Admiral in Bedford, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description: Along Sackville River trail
Comment : First one seen this year. About 4 cm wide.