Butterflies and Moths of North America

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New Jersey

Sighting Record 1196036

Observation Notes: 
I just found this photo of an amazing moth (I THINK it's a moth and not a butterfly) from a trip I took 10 years ago to Cape May. I'm not sure where in Cape May I saw this, but I would love to know what kind of moth it is. It's gorgeous. Thanks!
Region: 
United States
New Jersey
Cape May County
Location Notes: 
Cape May, NJ
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 38.9351125, -74.9060053

Date of Observation *: 
Monday, September 8, 2008 - 12:00
Suggested Identification: 
I have no idea
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1195435

Observation Notes: 
Found along a nature trail on a fallen oak I believe it was
Region: 
United States
New Jersey
Cape May County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 39.2687258, -74.866558

Date of Observation *: 
Tuesday, August 21, 2018 - 16:12
Suggested Identification: 
Parasa indetermina, Stinging Rose Caterpillar
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
caterpillar
Date Notes: 
Belleplain State forest along a trail

Sighting Record 1194997

Observation Notes: 
Discovered in rodent bait box so relocated to cool indoor moth and butterfly habitat I have in the zoo for overwintering Lepidoptera. Will be released at appropriate time.
Region: 
United States
New Jersey
Essex County
Location Notes: 
Turtle Back Zoo - West Orange, New Jersey, USA
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 40.76680852054943, -74.28171291852414

Date of Observation *: 
Monday, November 19, 2018 - 11:50
Suggested Identification: 
Great Leopard Moth Hypercompe scribonia
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
caterpillar

Sighting Record 1194989

Observation Notes: 
One individual observed near front porch light.
Region: 
United States
New Jersey
Warren County
Location Notes: 
Mixed deciduous/conifer forest.
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 41.002062, -74.910099

Date of Observation *: 
Saturday, July 19, 2014 - 09:35
Suggested Identification: 
Catocala illecta
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1194797

Observation Notes: 
One individual was observed attacted to porch light.
Region: 
United States
New Jersey
Warren County
Location Notes: 
Mixed deciduous/conifer forest.
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 41.002062, -74.910099

Date of Observation *: 
Saturday, July 13, 2013 - 08:13
Suggested Identification: 
Paonias excaecata
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1194795

Observation Notes: 
One individual attracted to front porch light.
Region: 
United States
New Jersey
Morris County
Location Notes: 
Residential area primarily surrounded by deciduous forest.
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 40.8765571, -74.7761997

Date of Observation *: 
Sunday, August 18, 2013 - 00:21
Suggested Identification: 
Paonias myops
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1194794

Observation Notes: 
Two individuals observed near front porch map and mercury vapor lamp.
Region: 
United States
New Jersey
Warren County
Location Notes: 
Mixed deciduous/conifer forest.
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 41.002062, -74.910099

Date of Observation *: 
Sunday, July 7, 2013 - 22:30
Suggested Identification: 
Ceratomia undulata
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1194793

Observation Notes: 
Three individuals observed under front porch lamp.
Region: 
United States
New Jersey
Warren County
Location Notes: 
Mixed deciduous/conifer forest. Green and Black Ash are abundant here though declining rapidly as result of Emerald Ash Borer.
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 41.002062, -74.910099

Date of Observation *: 
Saturday, July 19, 2014 - 06:53
Suggested Identification: 
Manduca jasminearum
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1194792

Observation Notes: 
One individual observed below front porch light.
Region: 
United States
New Jersey
Warren County
Location Notes: 
Mixed deciduous and conifer forest with 600+ acre preserve.
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 41.002062, -74.910099

Date of Observation *: 
Thursday, August 15, 2013 - 06:53
Suggested Identification: 
Catocala cara
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1194496

Observation Notes: 
attracted to porch light
Region: 
United States
New Jersey
Burlington County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 40.0046334, -74.96660930000002

Date of Observation *: 
Wednesday, October 31, 2018 - 19:00
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth