Butterflies and Moths of North America

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New Jersey

Sighting Record 1217694

Observation Notes: 
Found on Tomato Plants
Region: 
United States
New Jersey
Monmouth County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 40.1904775, -74.04984250000001

Date of Observation *: 
Thursday, July 18, 2019 - 11:49
Suggested Identification: 
Tobacco Hornworm (Manduca sexta)
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
caterpillar

Sighting Record 1217373

Observation Notes: 
Cloudy, 77°F, very humid.
Region: 
United States
New Jersey
Mercer County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 40.19515986935339, -74.67035740613937

Date of Observation *: 
Wednesday, July 17, 2019 - 07:58
Suggested Identification: 
Baltimore Snout
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1217303

Observation Notes: 
I was pulling off wild grapes vines in my daughter's back yard when I discovered it clinging t one of the leaves. It stayed quiet until evening. I took it home and it is now munching away loudly on the wild grape leaves growing on my fence. (hot , humid day in NJ)
Region: 
United States
New Jersey
Mercer County
Location Notes: 
I moved it to N 40° 28.375' W 074° 37.389'
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 40.223962, -74.65447569999998

Date of Observation *: 
Tuesday, July 16, 2019 - 14:00
Suggested Identification: 
Abbott's Sphinx Moth
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
caterpillar

Sighting Record 1217124

Observation Notes: 
Sunny, 80°F
Region: 
United States
New Jersey
Mercer County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 40.196267923257736, -74.66939181089401

Date of Observation *: 
Tuesday, July 16, 2019 - 23:01
Suggested Identification: 
Painted Lady
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1217111

Observation Notes: 
Sunny, 80°F
Region: 
United States
New Jersey
Mercer County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 40.19517625974351, -74.67041909694672

Date of Observation *: 
Tuesday, July 16, 2019 - 10:52
Suggested Identification: 
Spicebush Swallowtail
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1217064

Region: 
United States
New Jersey
Cape May County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 38.9351125, -74.9060053

Date of Observation *: 
Sunday, July 14, 2019 - 15:05
Suggested Identification: 
Red Spotted Admiral (Limenitis arthemis Astyanax)
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1216891

Observation Notes: 
Collected specimen. (photo attached). Specimen positive ID by Dr. Dale Schweitzer, Anthony McBride
Region: 
United States
New Jersey
Sussex County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 41.11491616983275, -74.86133514180301

Date of Observation *: 
Tuesday, July 9, 2019 - 03:00
Suggested Identification: 
Sphinx franckii
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth
Date Notes: 
Night of July 9-10, 2019

Sighting Record 1216855

Observation Notes: 
Sunny, 80°F, low humidity
Region: 
United States
New Jersey
Mercer County
Location Notes: 
The Watershed Institute
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 40.353058073343576, -74.77518081665039

Date of Observation *: 
Monday, July 15, 2019 - 22:48
Suggested Identification: 
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1216845

Region: 
United States
New Jersey
Cape May County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 38.9397636, -74.94668189999999

Date of Observation *: 
Sunday, July 14, 2019 - 11:30
Suggested Identification: 
Northern Broken Dash
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1216675

Observation Notes: 
In the shade eating leaves of bleeding heart plant, I’ve never seen a purely white caterpillar and wouldn’t know how to raise it. Might be a poisonous fuzzy moth? That’s the only white fuzzy caterpillar pics I found.
Region: 
United States
New Jersey
Burlington County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 40.140884910411344, -74.66399837314327

Date of Observation *: 
Sunday, July 14, 2019 - 13:30
Suggested Identification: 
Unknown search unsuccessful
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
caterpillar