Butterflies and Moths of North America

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North Carolina

Sighting Record 1234338

Observation Notes: 
Found on wood stairs near Second Falls on the Graveyard Fields Loop Trail off the Blue Ridge Parkway - MP 418.8. Weather - sunny and in the 60s. Typical heavily forested Appalachian trail - numerous plant/tree species nearby.
Region: 
United States
North Carolina
Haywood County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 35.321684510262095, -82.84511528391471

Date of Observation *: 
Friday, September 20, 2019 - 15:18
Suggested Identification: 
Halysidota tessellari
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
caterpillar

Sighting Record 1234215

Observation Notes: 
Weather was clear and in the upper 70s. Found it on a cooler bag as were packing up from a camping trip in the Blue Ridge Mountains of NC.
Region: 
United States
North Carolina
McDowell County
Location Notes: 
Near Spruce Pine, NC
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 35.893169, -81.97480999999999

Date of Observation *: 
Monday, September 9, 2019 - 10:45
Suggested Identification: 
Banded Tussock Moth Caterpillar
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
caterpillar

Sighting Record 1233808

Observation Notes: 
Crawling down the truck of a Maple tree. Cloudy with a light breeze. Temp mid 70s F.
Region: 
United States
North Carolina
Mecklenburg County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 35.1700767, -80.7402424

Date of Observation *: 
Wednesday, September 18, 2019 - 11:00
Suggested Identification: 
Tussock Moth
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
caterpillar
Date Notes: 
Crawling down a native maple tree.

Sighting Record 1233698

Region: 
United States
North Carolina
Guilford County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 36.2345022, -79.88568240000001

Date of Observation *: 
Monday, September 16, 2019 - 20:33
Suggested Identification: 
Parthenice Tiger Moth - Grammia parthenice
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1233695

Region: 
United States
North Carolina
Guilford County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 36.2345022, -79.88568240000001

Date of Observation *: 
Monday, September 16, 2019 - 20:30
Suggested Identification: 
Elaphria grata - Grateful Midget
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1233420

Observation Notes: 
Found on ground, clinging to dead leaf.
Region: 
United States
North Carolina
Durham County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 36.038406123440744, -78.96053781740272

Date of Observation *: 
Sunday, September 15, 2019 - 14:00
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
caterpillar

Sighting Record 1233371

Observation Notes: 
A couple spots, but abdomen doesn't protrude like my original guess of Kimball's Palpita moth
Region: 
United States
North Carolina
Mecklenburg County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 35.187774648655754, -80.70056827546307

Date of Observation *: 
Saturday, September 7, 2019 - 23:01
Suggested Identification: 
Diaphania costata
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth