Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Pennsylvania

Sighting Record 1244002

Observation Notes: 
On a sheet with UV black light.
Region: 
Berks County
Pennsylvania
United States
Location Notes: 
Blue Marsh Lake off Shady Hill Lane - parking area
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 40.40042995816561, -76.03559472487203

Date of Observation *: 
Wednesday, April 2, 2014 - 21:31
Suggested Identification: 
Acleris bowmanana
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1243818

Observation Notes: 
puddling at bird poop on road
Region: 
United States
Pennsylvania
Montgomery County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 40.0093286, -75.3025333

Date of Observation *: 
Friday, March 20, 2020 - 10:20
Suggested Identification: 
Celastrina ladon
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1243769

Observation Notes: 
On sheet with UV black light.
Region: 
Berks County
Pennsylvania
United States
Location Notes: 
Off Pine Swamp Road at State Gamelands
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 40.627149954753726, -75.93105903877029

Date of Observation *: 
Friday, March 20, 2020 - 22:20
Suggested Identification: 
Acleris cervinana
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1243554

Observation Notes: 
See notes in Bugguide by Charley Eiseman who specializes in leaf-miner ID. Check the Bugguide image 391609 for discussion under this species name. Specimen here found at UV black light setup.
Region: 
United States
Pennsylvania
Berks County
Location Notes: 
Off Rt 183 near Appalachian Trail
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 40.52526634345712, -76.21659994125366

Date of Observation *: 
Wednesday, May 25, 2016 - 22:01
Suggested Identification: 
Phyllonorycter emberizaepenella Hodges 0750.1
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1243539

Observation Notes: 
Underside of a large milkweed plant
Region: 
United States
Pennsylvania
Franklin County
Location Notes: 
Very small Garden beside the driveway
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 39.7743142, -77.7387766

Date of Observation *: 
Thursday, July 25, 2019 - 19:45
Suggested Identification: 
Monarch
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
caterpillar

Sighting Record 1243538

Observation Notes: 
Since I planted milk weed in my garden I have seen several monarchs. Until then I have not seen one in more than 10 years.
Region: 
United States
Pennsylvania
Franklin County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 39.773879095564745, -77.73888659660136

Date of Observation *: 
Friday, July 26, 2019 - 13:09
Suggested Identification: 
Monarch
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1243452

Observation Notes: 
On grass
Region: 
United States
Pennsylvania
Wayne County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 41.65788266662239, -75.3138453563049

Date of Observation *: 
Saturday, March 14, 2020 - 11:55
Suggested Identification: 
Virginia ctenucha moth
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
caterpillar

Sighting Record 1243435

Observation Notes: 
mid spring day, temp in mid 40's . slight breeze, partly cloudy, observed fluttering around the dry grasses along the closed roadway in Middle Creek
Region: 
United States
Pennsylvania
Lebanon County
Location Notes: 
Closed section of Chapel Rd in Middle Creek Wildlife Area
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 40.29074630492757, -76.23390254124756

Date of Observation *: 
Saturday, March 14, 2020 - 12:56
Suggested Identification: 
Forage Looper Moth
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1243415

Observation Notes: 
temperatures in the upper 60's today; still above 60F at 6 PM; poor phone photos
Region: 
United States
Pennsylvania
Delaware County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 40.00808983405569, -75.30324486824436

Date of Observation *: 
Friday, March 13, 2020 - 18:00
Suggested Identification: 
Hypercompe scribonia
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
caterpillar