Butterflies and Moths of North America

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North Carolina

Sighting Record 1121615

Observation Notes: 
Had rained previous night. Wet morning. Moth on side of house trying to get dry.
Region: 
Wake County
United States
North Carolina
Location Notes: 
Closer to Rolesville, N.C. than to main Wake Forest.
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 35.9208343, -78.48711930000002

Date of Observation *: 
Tuesday, June 20, 2017 - 09:30
Suggested Identification: 
Eight Spotted Forester Moth
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1121280

Observation Notes: 
Weather was overcast and windy. Moth had damaged wings.
Region: 
Wake County
United States
North Carolina
Location Notes: 
Was on the walkway behind the College of Textiles at NC State University. It is a very wooded area with a stream.
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 35.77042334492811, -78.68009090423584

Date of Observation *: 
Monday, June 19, 2017 - 07:55
Suggested Identification: 
Tulip-tree silkmoth
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1120939

Observation Notes: 
Found crawling on my back deck, the only sunny spot on a naturally wooded lot. Plants on the deck include herbs, climbing roses, daylilies.
Region: 
Wilkes County
United States
North Carolina
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 36.165358, -81.22707000000003

Date of Observation *: 
Saturday, June 17, 2017 - 13:40
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
caterpillar

Sighting Record 1120825

Observation Notes: 
It hung out on the old panels on the ceiling of my front porch for a few days.
Region: 
Forsyth County
United States
North Carolina
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 36.154273, -80.095956

Date of Observation *: 
Tuesday, June 9, 2015 - 11:43
Suggested Identification: 
Lunar Moth
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1120822

Observation Notes: 
It was on my porch just before a thunderstorm started.
Region: 
Forsyth County
United States
North Carolina
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 36.15792450133381, -80.09237051010132

Date of Observation *: 
Friday, June 16, 2017 - 22:15
Suggested Identification: 
Tersa Sphinx
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1120419

Observation Notes: 
found sunning itself; students held it for long time before it few away; could be interested in a large Crossvine or honeysuckle in bloom nearby
Region: 
Mecklenburg County
United States
North Carolina
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 35.178017732141626, -80.84819555282593

Date of Observation *: 
Friday, May 26, 2017 - 13:41
Suggested Identification: 
Paratrea plebeja
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1120335

Observation Notes: 
It was crawling up the main stem of a grapevine, near my vegetable garden
Region: 
Surry County
United States
North Carolina
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 36.49509227770329, -80.54724097251892

Date of Observation *: 
Wednesday, June 14, 2017 - 15:00
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
caterpillar
Date Notes: 
Hot. 85 degrees plus. Sunny.

Sighting Record 1120059

Observation Notes: 
Observed on metal porch light sconce
Region: 
Alamance County
United States
North Carolina
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 36.066206, -79.453237

Date of Observation *: 
Monday, June 12, 2017 - 17:26
Suggested Identification: 
Rosy maple moth (Dryocampa rubicunda)
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1119871

Region: 
Wake County
United States
North Carolina
Partner Project: 
National Moth Week
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 35.7750424, -78.7322115

Date of Observation *: 
Tuesday, June 6, 2017 - 06:30
Suggested Identification: 
Mint-loving Pyrausta Moth
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth