Butterflies and Moths of North America

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New York

Sighting Record 1275151

Observation Notes: 
Skimming and stopping on short lawn grass and clover, ignoring scabiosa, zinnia and other flowers close by. Breezy, sunny, 65 degrees day.
Region: 
United States
New York
Nassau County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 40.6479607, -73.6604043

Date of Observation *: 
Saturday, September 19, 2020 - 14:18
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1275104

Observation Notes: 
attracted to light
Region: 
United States
New York
Suffolk County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 40.8737096, -72.807879

Date of Observation *: 
Friday, September 18, 2020 - 21:00
Suggested Identification: 
Small engrailed (Ectropis crepuscularia)
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1275103

Observation Notes: 
attracted to light
Region: 
United States
New York
Suffolk County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 40.8737096, -72.807879

Date of Observation *: 
Friday, September 18, 2020 - 21:00
Suggested Identification: 
Pale beauty (Campaea perlata)
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1275061

Region: 
United States
New York
Ontario County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 42.99508998028796, -77.44702577590942

Date of Observation *: 
Friday, September 18, 2020 - 07:42
Suggested Identification: 
Tolype Moth
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1275005

Observation Notes: 
ID is pure guess, any help appreciated. Seen in not-very-verdant suburbs. Images are from smartphone- Probably 1.5-2 cm No flash: unfocussed but idea of black band across with light gray Flash: nice greenish/copper highlights.
Region: 
United States
New York
Nassau County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 40.74962562260465, -73.65054753178953

Date of Observation *: 
Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 17:00
Suggested Identification: 
Multicolored Sedgeminer
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1274997

Observation Notes: 
I spotted one outside while I was moving my plants indoors, and a few hours later there was one in my kitchen near the lights.
Region: 
United States
New York
Tompkins County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 42.5540053, -76.292011

Date of Observation *: 
Wednesday, September 16, 2020 - 21:29
Suggested Identification: 
Barberry geometer
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1274996

Observation Notes: 
Hanging out on some goldenrod
Region: 
United States
New York
Cortland County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 42.58374255404668, -76.21557351985169

Date of Observation *: 
Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 13:03
Suggested Identification: 
Northern Burdock borer
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1274904

Observation Notes: 
feeding on sedum, then landed on pavement
Region: 
United States
New York
Suffolk County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 40.8737096, -72.807879

Date of Observation *: 
Wednesday, September 16, 2020 - 14:00
Suggested Identification: 
American Lady (Vanessa virginiensis)
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1274901

Observation Notes: 
sitting on the wall, sunny day
Region: 
United States
New York
Suffolk County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 40.8737096, -72.807879

Date of Observation *: 
Wednesday, September 16, 2020 - 11:00
Suggested Identification: 
luna moth (Actias luna)
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1274818

Region: 
United States
New York
Tompkins County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 42.488433, -76.29728

Date of Observation *: 
Tuesday, September 15, 2020 - 21:05
Suggested Identification: 
Bronzed Cutworm Moth
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth