Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Massachusetts

Sighting Record 1242297

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

Geolocation is 42.4115164, -71.1594497

Date of Observation *: 
Friday, September 6, 2019 - 22:55
Suggested Identification: 
Phalaenophana pyramusalis
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1242203

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

Geolocation is 42.4115164, -71.1594497

Date of Observation *: 
Tuesday, August 20, 2019 - 11:11
Suggested Identification: 
Phycitodes reliquella
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1241704

Observation Notes: 
This moth was found near a light. The hindwings had yellow striping.
Region: 
United States
Massachusetts
Middlesex County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 42.4115164, -71.1594497

Date of Observation *: 
Saturday, August 31, 2019 - 20:46
Suggested Identification: 
Catocala neogama
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1241456

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

Geolocation is 42.4115164, -71.1594497

Date of Observation *: 
Monday, August 5, 2019 - 21:55
Suggested Identification: 
Aphomia terrenella
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1241395

Observation Notes: 
This moth was found near a light. It was also finicky, it was easily disturbed, even a slight movement near it it would take flight.
Region: 
United States
Massachusetts
Middlesex County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 42.41163846853689, -71.15937459814756

Date of Observation *: 
Saturday, August 17, 2019 - 22:05
Suggested Identification: 
Carposina fernaldana
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1241216

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

Geolocation is 42.4115164, -71.1594497

Date of Observation *: 
Saturday, August 31, 2019 - 23:23
Suggested Identification: 
Herpetogramma pertextalis
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1241207

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

Geolocation is 42.41153643864989, -71.1593719442295

Date of Observation *: 
Wednesday, August 7, 2019 - 21:05
Suggested Identification: 
Neodactria luteolella
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1241129

Observation Notes: 
This caterpillar was found on a cement wall covered in lichen. No trees around, just grass.
Region: 
United States
Massachusetts
Middlesex County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 42.41259260222231, -71.15983759870976

Date of Observation *: 
Friday, January 10, 2020 - 15:33
Suggested Identification: 
Dahlica lichenella
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
caterpillar

Sighting Record 1241086

Observation Notes: 
This caterpillar was found on a wall underneath a japanese maple. There were multiple eastern white pines (Pinus strobus) around, likely the source of the needles of its "bag."
Region: 
United States
Massachusetts
Middlesex County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 42.41401608376857, -71.15829069963007

Date of Observation *: 
Friday, January 10, 2020 - 15:29
Suggested Identification: 
Psyche casta
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
caterpillar

Sighting Record 1241067

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

Geolocation is 42.4115164, -71.1594497

Date of Observation *: 
Friday, August 30, 2019 - 00:21
Suggested Identification: 
Platynota idaeusalis
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth