Butterflies and Moths of North America

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North Carolina

Sighting Record 1202801

Observation Notes: 
Very windy and rainy evening of 4-19 4-20 sunny and cool morning. Photo taken 4-20
Region: 
United States
North Carolina
Pitt County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 35.5820093, -77.32769589999998

Date of Observation *: 
Saturday, April 20, 2019 - 07:15
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth
Date Notes: 
Moth has been on screen since evening of 4-19

Sighting Record 1202757

Observation Notes: 
clinging onto house about a foot off of the ground - sunny, warm day
Region: 
United States
North Carolina
Clay County
Location Notes: 
1 mile north of Georgia state line, west of Lake Chatuge
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 35.0140135, -83.84168820000002

Date of Observation *: 
Wednesday, April 17, 2019 - 16:12
Suggested Identification: 
Dryocampa rubicunda
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1202518

Observation Notes: 
Seemed weak. Learned adults don't eat so I placed him/her
Region: 
United States
North Carolina
Durham County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 35.99697228258535, -78.90321945691568

Date of Observation *: 
Monday, April 15, 2019 - 11:00
Suggested Identification: 
Antheraea polyphemus
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1202259

Region: 
United States
North Carolina
Buncombe County
Location Notes: 
2 miles from Asheville Airport
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 35.460710399999996, -82.53521920000003

Date of Observation *: 
Thursday, April 11, 2019 - 11:39
Suggested Identification: 
Tulip Tree Beauty Moth
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1201836

Observation Notes: 
Discovered on my front porch on the back of a love seat, during a rain storm. The Luna Moth is still there as of 04 April 2019
Region: 
United States
North Carolina
Onslow County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 34.7924642, -77.20569710000001

Date of Observation *: 
Tuesday, April 2, 2019 - 10:15
Suggested Identification: 
Luna Moth
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1201678

Observation Notes: 
On the side of the house under the light that stays on all night. Had to move him as we were replacing the siding. Also have an awesome video.
Region: 
United States
North Carolina
Brunswick County
Location Notes: 
Between Wilmington, NC and Myrtle Beach SC
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 34.0676715, -78.1483283

Date of Observation *: 
Sunday, March 31, 2019 - 09:00
Suggested Identification: 
Cecropia Moth (Hyalophora cecropia)
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1201439

Observation Notes: 
Cocoon hanging on red cedar tree bough looks like the cocoon is wrapped with the cedar leaves.
Region: 
United States
North Carolina
Chatham County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 35.71694505317127, -79.21867491508198

Date of Observation *: 
Tuesday, March 26, 2019 - 16:00
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1200402

Region: 
United States
North Carolina
Wake County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 35.75766995155655, -78.55786983282366

Date of Observation *: 
Monday, March 11, 2019 - 20:36
Suggested Identification: 
Red-Bordered Emerald Moth
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth
Date Notes: 
Red-Bordered Emerald Moth

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