Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Massachusetts

Sighting Record 1240476

Observation Notes: 
These 3 caterpillars were found eating russian elm saplings (Ulmus laevis) growing in one of our flower pots.
Region: 
United States
Massachusetts
Middlesex County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 42.4115164, -71.15944969999998

Date of Observation *: 
Wednesday, July 31, 2019 - 15:12
Suggested Identification: 
Polygonia interrogationis
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
caterpillar

Sighting Record 1240472

Observation Notes: 
This moth was found 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 - 09:08
Suggested Identification: 
Euphyia intermediata
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1240078

Region: 
United States
Massachusetts
Worcester County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 42.2512284, -71.77612590000001

Date of Observation *: 
Friday, July 5, 2019 - 21:00
Suggested Identification: 
Speranza pustularia
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1240077

Region: 
United States
Massachusetts
Worcester County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 42.2512284, -71.77612590000001

Date of Observation *: 
Friday, July 5, 2019 - 21:00
Suggested Identification: 
Blepharomastix ranalis
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1240074

Region: 
United States
Massachusetts
Worcester County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 42.2512284, -71.77612590000001

Date of Observation *: 
Friday, July 5, 2019 - 21:00
Suggested Identification: 
Paonias excaecata
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1240070

Region: 
United States
Massachusetts
Worcester County
Partner Project: 
National Moth Week
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 42.2512284, -71.77612590000001

Date of Observation *: 
Friday, July 19, 2019 - 22:00
Suggested Identification: 
Eulithis diversilineata
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1240066

Region: 
United States
Massachusetts
Worcester County
Partner Project: 
National Moth Week
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 42.2512284, -71.77612590000001

Date of Observation *: 
Friday, July 19, 2019 - 22:00
Suggested Identification: 
Costaconvexa centrostrigaria
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1239670

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

Geolocation is 42.41787932859073, -71.16207729193673

Date of Observation *: 
Tuesday, November 26, 2019 - 12:34
Suggested Identification: 
Alsophila pometaria
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1239539

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

Geolocation is 42.4115164, -71.15944969999998

Date of Observation *: 
Sunday, August 18, 2019 - 21:23
Suggested Identification: 
Xanthorhoe lacustrata
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1239159

Observation Notes: 
This moth was found along with multiple other moths on a cold night (46 degrees Fahrenheit). This was after the first hard freeze.
Region: 
United States
Massachusetts
Middlesex County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 42.4115164, -71.15944969999998

Date of Observation *: 
Sunday, November 10, 2019 - 18:19
Suggested Identification: 
Operophtera bruceata
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth