Butterflies and Moths of North America

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North Carolina

Sighting Record 1267153

Observation Notes: 
located on car tire in hot sunny to scattered showers day. Apex, NC
Region: 
United States
North Carolina
Wake County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 35.73587797729705, -78.90347118338497

Date of Observation *: 
Sunday, August 9, 2020 - 15:30
Suggested Identification: 
Banded Sphinx Moth
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1266619

Observation Notes: 
Found on host Tulip tree by a pond. Not very active. Sitting still mostly and eating at random
Region: 
United States
North Carolina
Mitchell County
Location Notes: 
The tulip tree I found the caterpillars on was on the bank right by the pond
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 35.87815961073139, -82.0611450321733

Date of Observation *: 
Thursday, July 30, 2020 - 22:07
Suggested Identification: 
Not sure if this is Callosamia securifera or Callosamia angulifera
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
caterpillar
Date Notes: 
Found in a Tulip tree in the

Sighting Record 1266341

Observation Notes: 
Warm and humid. Located on the exterior of my home under a porch light
Region: 
United States
North Carolina
Craven County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 35.06346776624985, -76.96065488280333

Date of Observation *: 
Thursday, August 6, 2020 - 07:24
Suggested Identification: 
Dryocampa rubicunda
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1265624

Observation Notes: 
Warm, humid morning. Moth was inactive.
Region: 
United States
North Carolina
Brunswick County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 33.9256525, -78.0753955

Date of Observation *: 
Sunday, August 2, 2020 - 08:00
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1265370

Observation Notes: 
Hanging on a rose plant branch.
Region: 
United States
North Carolina
Wake County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 35.79154, -78.7811169

Date of Observation *: 
Saturday, August 1, 2020 - 13:00
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1264806

Observation Notes: 
Three individuals. Feeding on purple butterfly bush just prior to thunderstorm.
Region: 
United States
North Carolina
Buncombe County
Location Notes: 
Lat 35.47 Lon -82.47 wooded residential area
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 35.47462095017657, -82.47791073865174

Date of Observation *: 
Wednesday, July 29, 2020 - 15:30
Suggested Identification: 
Clear wing Hummingbird moth
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1264649

Observation Notes: 
Found in garden. Approx 2 inches long.
Region: 
United States
North Carolina
Gaston County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 35.262082, -81.18730049999999

Date of Observation *: 
Wednesday, July 29, 2020 - 17:50
Suggested Identification: 
White marked Tussock Moth caterpillar.
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
caterpillar
Date Notes: 
July 29 2020

Sighting Record 1263756

Observation Notes: 
Showed up during the night, image was taken following morning
Region: 
United States
North Carolina
Wake County
Location Notes: 
Apex
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 35.732652, -78.85028559999999

Date of Observation *: 
Saturday, July 25, 2020 - 22:03
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth