Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Virginia

Sighting Record 1117326

Observation Notes: 
small grassy patch along edge of woods and near creek, sunny afternoon mid 70s following rainy morning
Region: 
Bedford County
United States
Virginia
Location Notes: 
along Sycamore Creek
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 37.3587528, -79.39169600000002

Date of Observation *: 
Tuesday, May 23, 2017 - 17:00
Suggested Identification: 
Zebra Conchylodes (Conchylodes ovulalis)
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1117038

Observation Notes: 
Moth was found inside light fixture in the morning while still on. Current temperature is 72 and humid. The biggest trees in our yard are the Bradford Pears while all others are bushes.
Region: 
United States
Virginia
Isle Of Wight County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 36.9686624, -76.6030302

Date of Observation *: 
Saturday, May 20, 2017 - 08:20
Suggested Identification: 
Luna Moth
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1117032

Observation Notes: 
Older urban neighborhood with large trees. Attracted to mercury vapor light.
Region: 
United States
Virginia
Richmond City County
Location Notes: 
Near the intersection of West 45th Street and Dunston Avenue.
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 37.518643226836, -77.484013193474

Date of Observation *: 
Friday, May 19, 2017 - 00:00
Suggested Identification: 
Prionoxystus robiniae
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1116764

Observation Notes: 
On bedroom wall in the afternoon. Hardwood forest nearby with Virginia creeper abundant on edges.
Region: 
United States
Virginia
Henrico County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 37.5290762, -77.2357798

Date of Observation *: 
Wednesday, May 17, 2017 - 00:00
Suggested Identification: 
Virginia Creeper Sphinx
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1116682

Region: 
United States
Virginia
Chesterfield County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 37.491016277184, -77.584632489545

Date of Observation *: 
Monday, May 15, 2017 - 00:00
Suggested Identification: 
Celiptera frustulum
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1116681

Region: 
United States
Virginia
Chesterfield County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 37.490705389452, -77.584460828171

Date of Observation *: 
Monday, May 15, 2017 - 00:00
Suggested Identification: 
Homosetia costisignella
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1116665

Observation Notes: 
Older urban neighborhood with large trees. Attracted to mercury vapor light.
Region: 
United States
Virginia
Richmond City County
Location Notes: 
Never the intersection of West 45th Street and Dunston Avenue.
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 37.518660246099, -77.483948820457

Date of Observation *: 
Monday, May 15, 2017 - 00:00
Suggested Identification: 
Paonias myops
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1116664

Observation Notes: 
Older urban neighborhood with large trees. Attracted to mercury vapor light.
Region: 
United States
Virginia
Richmond City County
Location Notes: 
Near the intersection of West 45th Street and Dunston Avenue.
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 37.518745342352, -77.484077566488

Date of Observation *: 
Monday, May 15, 2017 - 00:00
Suggested Identification: 
Desmia maculalis
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1116581

Observation Notes: 
Older urban neighborhood with large trees. Loblolly pine (Pinus taeda) nearby.
Region: 
United States
Virginia
Richmond City County
Location Notes: 
Near the intersection of West 45th Street and Dunston Avenue.
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 37.518524091891, -77.48391663395

Date of Observation *: 
Monday, May 15, 2017 - 00:00
Suggested Identification: 
Eucosma cocana
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1116437

Observation Notes: 
Found at woodland edge, Appalachian mtns. Area contains lots of Arctium sp., ironweed.
Region: 
United States
Virginia
Clarke County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 39.0849456, -77.8785624

Date of Observation *: 
Friday, May 12, 2017 - 00:00
Suggested Identification: 
Vanessa virginiensis
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
caterpillar