Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Virginia

Sighting Record 1244203

Region: 
United States
Virginia
Albemarle County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 37.91442636646178, -78.75809295239257

Date of Observation *: 
Friday, March 27, 2020 - 10:45
Suggested Identification: 
Grapevine Epimenis
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1243901

Region: 
United States
Virginia
Chesterfield County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 37.36939614793762, -77.3762442645109

Date of Observation *: 
Sunday, March 22, 2020 - 12:20
Suggested Identification: 
Vetch Looper Moth (Caenurgia chloropha)
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth
Date Notes: 
Sunny low 50's

Sighting Record 1243740

Observation Notes: 
basking on a sunny morning
Region: 
Suffolk
Virginia
United States
Location Notes: 
northwest part of Great Dismal Swamp NWR, Suffolk Co., VA
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 36.710261977050365, -76.52345710979515

Date of Observation *: 
Thursday, May 10, 2018 - 08:22
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1243720

Observation Notes: 
Found this beauty hanging upside down on the gate at my work. Moved him to a nearby redbud tree to be out of the way of foot traffic.
Region: 
United States
Virginia
Newport News
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 37.06887748258716, -76.47946526225672

Date of Observation *: 
Friday, March 20, 2020 - 08:29
Suggested Identification: 
White-Dotted Prominent (Nadata gibbosa)
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth
Date Notes: 
Very warm 2nd day of spring! High of 85, sunny, breezy most of the day.

Sighting Record 1243698

Observation Notes: 
Older urban neighborhood with large trees. Attracted to mercury vapor light. Stand of Loblolly Pine in yard next door.
Region: 
United States
Virginia
Richmond
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 37.5186976943444, -77.48403576182238

Date of Observation *: 
Thursday, March 19, 2020 - 21:00
Suggested Identification: 
Rhyacionia frustrana
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1243694

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

Geolocation is 37.51869572960542, -77.48408652795952

Date of Observation *: 
Thursday, March 19, 2020 - 22:00
Suggested Identification: 
Pyreferra hesperidago
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1243586

Observation Notes: 
There were at least 13 on this spot of the building near the light
Region: 
United States
Virginia
Chesterfield County
Location Notes: 
Bathroom by pickle ball courts
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 37.4468631685326, -77.58136630475464

Date of Observation *: 
Wednesday, March 18, 2020 - 08:02
Suggested Identification: 
Common Pug (Eupithecia miserulata)
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth
Date Notes: 
Overcast low 50's

Sighting Record 1243585

Region: 
United States
Virginia
Chesterfield County
Location Notes: 
Bathroom by pickle ball courts
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 37.446829097278936, -77.58136630475464

Date of Observation *: 
Wednesday, March 18, 2020 - 08:05
Suggested Identification: 
Figure-Eight Sallow (Psaphida resumens)
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth
Date Notes: 
Overcast low 50's

Sighting Record 1243584

Region: 
United States
Virginia
Chesterfield County
Location Notes: 
Bathroom by pickle ball courts
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 37.4468631685326, -77.5813233894104

Date of Observation *: 
Wednesday, March 18, 2020 - 08:03
Suggested Identification: 
Curved-Toothed Geometer (Eutrapela clemataria)
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth
Date Notes: 
Overcast low 50's

Sighting Record 1243583

Region: 
United States
Virginia
Chesterfield County
Location Notes: 
Bathroom by pickle ball courts
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 37.4468120616463, -77.58134484708252

Date of Observation *: 
Wednesday, March 18, 2020 - 08:02
Suggested Identification: 
Black-Dotted Brown (Cissusa spadix)
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth
Date Notes: 
Overcast low 50's