Butterflies and Moths of North America

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North Carolina

Sighting Record 1197045

Region: 
United States
North Carolina
Mecklenburg County
Location Notes: 
McDowell Nature Preserve
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 35.100134, -81.02044699999999

Date of Observation *: 
Sunday, September 4, 2016 - 10:39
Suggested Identification: 
Boneset Borer
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1196682

Observation Notes: 
Seen resting under a light.
Region: 
United States
North Carolina
Haywood County
Location Notes: 
Cataloochee Campground, restroom wall
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 35.6313709276978, -83.08605909347534

Date of Observation *: 
Friday, July 13, 2018 - 03:00
Suggested Identification: 
Streaked tussock moth (Dasychira obliquata)
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1196472

Region: 
United States
North Carolina
Haywood County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 35.4484784, -82.9996678

Date of Observation *: 
Friday, September 29, 2017 - 16:10
Suggested Identification: 
Isabella Tiger Moth
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
caterpillar

Sighting Record 1193701

Observation Notes: 
First discovered this beauty inside the public bathroom of Cape Lookout National Seashore, trapped along with many other different moths (dead and alive). I took him outside to the trail among the trees away from foot traffic. Beautiful animal.
Region: 
United States
North Carolina
Carteret County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 34.62391632111587, -76.52325277340242

Date of Observation *: 
Tuesday, October 16, 2018 - 11:55
Suggested Identification: 
Velvetbean Caterpillar Moth (Anticarsia gemmatalis)
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1193095

Observation Notes: 
Caught, chilled, imaged
Region: 
United States
North Carolina
Buncombe County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 35.6182007, -82.58300889999998

Date of Observation *: 
Monday, October 15, 2018 - 09:46
Suggested Identification: 
Swordsman Dart Moth
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1193094

Observation Notes: 
Caught, chilled, imaged
Region: 
United States
North Carolina
Buncombe County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 35.6182007, -82.58300889999998

Date of Observation *: 
Monday, October 15, 2018 - 16:33
Suggested Identification: 
White-marked Tussock Moth
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1193093

Observation Notes: 
Caught, chilled, imaged
Region: 
United States
North Carolina
Buncombe County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 35.6182007, -82.58300889999998

Date of Observation *: 
Wednesday, May 6, 2015 - 22:09
Suggested Identification: 
Confused Woodgrain
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1193092

Observation Notes: 
porch light
Region: 
United States
North Carolina
Buncombe County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 35.6182007, -82.58300889999998

Date of Observation *: 
Tuesday, May 8, 2012 - 22:09
Suggested Identification: 
Straw Besma
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1192780

Observation Notes: 
We were participating in a beach clean-up at Cape Lookout and I saw this beauty flying about among the beach grasses. Saw another specimen later on as well.
Region: 
United States
North Carolina
Carteret County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 34.62275076750977, -76.52462482452393

Date of Observation *: 
Tuesday, October 16, 2018 - 10:15
Suggested Identification: 
Ornate Moth (Utetheisa ornatrix)
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1192539

Observation Notes: 
clear day, Hummingbird Clearwing was buzzing about for about an hour on my butterfly bush
Region: 
United States
North Carolina
Guilford County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 36.072946053472954, -79.58629294442011

Date of Observation *: 
Wednesday, October 17, 2018 - 13:45
Suggested Identification: 
Hummingbird Clearwing Hemaris thysbe
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth
Date Notes: 
clear October afternoon