Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Massachusetts

Sighting Record 1278340

Observation Notes: 
Seen on a cabin wall.
Region: 
United States
Massachusetts
Franklin County
Location Notes: 
Mohawk Trail Campground, MA
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 42.638236668029016, -72.93630123138428

Date of Observation *: 
Saturday, June 27, 2020 - 23:00
Suggested Identification: 
Tufted Thyatirin (Pseudothyatira cymatophoroides)
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1278328

Region: 
United States
Massachusetts
Hampshire County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 42.3381291, -72.6623747

Date of Observation *: 
Sunday, October 25, 2020 - 11:08
Suggested Identification: 
Acleris robinsoniana
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1276360

Observation Notes: 
Settled on grass outside of my office window.
Region: 
United States
Massachusetts
Middlesex County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 42.564065, -71.302964

Date of Observation *: 
Wednesday, September 30, 2020 - 15:45
Suggested Identification: 
Noctua spp.
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1276096

Observation Notes: 
Weather was overcast with occasional light rain. The moth flew by along the floor of our deck and landed on the plant where the photo was taken. It just stayed there for quite a while.
Region: 
United States
Massachusetts
Norfolk County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 42.10102759999999, -71.1308564

Date of Observation *: 
Sunday, September 27, 2020 - 10:58
Suggested Identification: 
Galium Sphinx Moth
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1275892

Observation Notes: 
Observed this diurnal moth feeding on Golden Rod in the mid-afternoon
Region: 
United States
Massachusetts
Essex County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 42.7632722, -70.8045899

Date of Observation *: 
Sunday, September 6, 2020 - 12:54
Suggested Identification: 
Unidentified
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1275803

Observation Notes: 
Found crawling across a road, mid morning
Region: 
United States
Massachusetts
Worcester County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 42.452668950022726, -71.66953703650326

Date of Observation *: 
Friday, September 25, 2020 - 10:00
Suggested Identification: 
Pandora Sphinx caterpillar
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
caterpillar

Sighting Record 1275431

Observation Notes: 
It was just sitting very still on my door. When it fly is had like another pair of wings under it. It is a relatively clear night. It flew in a vertical fashion. It was very interested on one of my posters.
Region: 
United States
Massachusetts
Worcester County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 42.2420928, -71.8140101

Date of Observation *: 
Monday, September 21, 2020 - 22:30
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1275212

Observation Notes: 
On deck
Region: 
United States
Massachusetts
Bristol County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 41.6782388, -71.181566

Date of Observation *: 
Thursday, July 9, 2020 - 14:30
Suggested Identification: 
American Dagger Moth
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1274942

Observation Notes: 
It was calm and didn't fly around too much. Was found inside, by a window.
Region: 
United States
Massachusetts
Hampshire County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 42.351525, -72.53170109999999

Date of Observation *: 
Wednesday, September 16, 2020 - 00:45
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1274682

Observation Notes: 
Moth was resting on a goldenrod
Region: 
United States
Massachusetts
Essex County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 42.70510669999999, -70.773197

Date of Observation *: 
Monday, September 14, 2020 - 10:53
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth
Date Notes: 
Sunny day, 70 degrees