Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Delaware

Sighting Record 1216310

Region: 
United States
Delaware
New Castle County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 39.7797733, -75.67303700000002

Date of Observation *: 
Saturday, September 22, 2018 - 09:00
Suggested Identification: 
Xylophanes tersa
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1215851

Observation Notes: 
looked like it was feeding on a common milkweed flower
Region: 
United States
Delaware
Kent County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 38.98954320072915, -75.5106387510877

Date of Observation *: 
Wednesday, July 10, 2019 - 03:45
Suggested Identification: 
Desmia subdivisalis
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth
Date Notes: 
on a common milkweed flower

Sighting Record 1215180

Observation Notes: 
Two moths were feeding on petunias in a raised bed that surrounds the patio. I've seen one almost daily for over a week. Today was the first time I was able to get pictures of it. I believe it is a Snowberry Clearwing.
Region: 
United States
Delaware
Sussex County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 38.66213303218795, -75.23337778562927

Date of Observation *: 
Monday, July 8, 2019 - 16:25
Suggested Identification: 
Snowberry Clearwing moth
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1213292

Observation Notes: 
found it in its wooly bear Caterpillar form. it was black spikes with black segments with red bands at each segment. We put it into our frog tank where it hatched into the moth it is today. Moth is about 3 inches long.
Region: 
United States
Delaware
Sussex County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 38.6144659, -75.6335891

Date of Observation *: 
Monday, July 1, 2019 - 16:00
Suggested Identification: 
giant leopard moth
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1212350

Observation Notes: 
Found in the Master Gardener demonstration garden in Georgetown, Delaware 19947. Normally we see skippers here, this is the first time I have seen this moth.
Region: 
United States
Delaware
Sussex County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 38.6345136, -75.45957299999998

Date of Observation *: 
Thursday, June 27, 2019 - 12:00
Suggested Identification: 
Possibly a horace's dustywing
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1212283

Region: 
United States
Delaware
Sussex County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 38.75922811312725, -75.26065549902086

Date of Observation *: 
Wednesday, June 26, 2019 - 11:30
Suggested Identification: 
O. antiqua caterpillar
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
caterpillar

Sighting Record 1211563

Observation Notes: 
Was on screen on side of farmhouse porch. Open area with woods and high grass fields surrounding house. Taylors Bridge Roberts Farm-maintained by Delaware Wild Lands
Region: 
United States
Delaware
New Castle County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 39.420401, -75.626263

Date of Observation *: 
Saturday, June 22, 2019 - 16:00
Suggested Identification: 
8 spotted forester moth
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1211562

Observation Notes: 
found on side of bridge across stream on wooded path along the White clay creek.
Region: 
United States
Delaware
New Castle County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 39.7195012, -75.76375329999996

Date of Observation *: 
Saturday, April 27, 2019 - 09:00
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth
Date Notes: 
found in the am between 8am and noon.

Sighting Record 1209107

Observation Notes: 
Warm, sunny, windy day. Saw it fly into a bush about 2 feet off the ground. Could not get a picture of it in flight. Tucked in. Took 2 pictures. Did not want to disturb it so I did not see more than it with its wings closed.
Region: 
United States
Delaware
New Castle County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 39.7122874, -75.7763314

Date of Observation *: 
Saturday, June 8, 2019 - 13:10
Suggested Identification: 
I really don't know - it looks like the 5th moth in your header photo.
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1206601

Region: 
United States
Delaware
New Castle County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 39.6955684, -75.76517480000001

Date of Observation *: 
Monday, May 27, 2019 - 18:01
Suggested Identification: 
Rosy Maple Moth
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth