Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Massachusetts

Sighting Record 1227762

Region: 
United States
Massachusetts
Essex County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 42.6831306276671, -70.89397962775519

Date of Observation *: 
Wednesday, August 21, 2019 - 11:00
Suggested Identification: 
Milkweed tussock caterpillar
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
caterpillar

Sighting Record 1227751

Region: 
United States
Massachusetts
Essex County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 42.68844343639097, -70.87834165276149

Date of Observation *: 
Wednesday, August 21, 2019 - 09:00
Suggested Identification: 
Hummingbird clearwing
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1227507

Observation Notes: 
This moth was found flying near a light the previous night.
Region: 
United States
Massachusetts
Middlesex County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 42.4115164, -71.15944969999998

Date of Observation *: 
Wednesday, August 21, 2019 - 08:34
Suggested Identification: 
Lithacodia musta
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1227479

Observation Notes: 
This moth was found flying near a light. It was also very skittish, even when I got a little close, it often would be quick to take flight.
Region: 
United States
Massachusetts
Middlesex County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 42.4115164, -71.15944969999998

Date of Observation *: 
Tuesday, August 20, 2019 - 21:39
Suggested Identification: 
Idia americalis
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1227043

Region: 
United States
Massachusetts
Berkshire County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 42.389372, -73.286475

Date of Observation *: 
Sunday, August 18, 2019 - 11:30
Suggested Identification: 
Snowberry Clearwing
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1226904

Observation Notes: 
This moth was found flying near a light the previous night.
Region: 
United States
Massachusetts
Middlesex County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 42.4115164, -71.15944969999998

Date of Observation *: 
Monday, August 19, 2019 - 09:05
Suggested Identification: 
Sparganothoides machimiana
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1226903

Observation Notes: 
This moth was found flying near a light the previous night. When it lands, it remains with its wings spread as shown in the top picture, but by morning, the moth was resting as shown in the lower picture.
Region: 
United States
Massachusetts
Middlesex County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 42.4115164, -71.15944969999998

Date of Observation *: 
Monday, August 19, 2019 - 09:04
Suggested Identification: 
Chrysodeixis includens
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1226900

Observation Notes: 
This moth was found flying near a light the previous night.
Region: 
United States
Massachusetts
Middlesex County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 42.4115164, -71.15944969999998

Date of Observation *: 
Monday, August 19, 2019 - 09:03
Suggested Identification: 
Anicla infecta
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1226822

Observation Notes: 
This moth was found flying near a light.
Region: 
United States
Massachusetts
Middlesex County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 42.4115164, -71.15944969999998

Date of Observation *: 
Sunday, August 18, 2019 - 21:26
Suggested Identification: 
Caloptilia superbifrontella
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth