Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Virginia

Sighting Record 1264747

Region: 
United States
Virginia
Chesterfield County
Location Notes: 
Found it on outside of the screened deck which is near the woods.
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 37.3307435, -77.3448031

Date of Observation *: 
Wednesday, July 29, 2020 - 16:57
Suggested Identification: 
Lunate Zale (Zale lunata)
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth
Date Notes: 
Sunny low 90's

Sighting Record 1264396

Observation Notes: 
Attracted to lights.
Region: 
United States
Virginia
Montgomery County
Location Notes: 
Gas station.
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 37.17178995110806, -80.51620197116392

Date of Observation *: 
Tuesday, July 28, 2020 - 23:28
Suggested Identification: 
Biston betularia
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1264391

Observation Notes: 
Attracted to lights. Disfigured hind wing.
Region: 
United States
Virginia
Montgomery County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 37.191993131288406, -80.3664274754631

Date of Observation *: 
Tuesday, July 28, 2020 - 23:52
Suggested Identification: 
Zale lunata
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1264390

Observation Notes: 
Two males of strikingly different coloration. Attracted to lights. Were picked up from the gas station and released in a safer area.
Region: 
United States
Virginia
Montgomery County
Location Notes: 
Gas station.
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 37.19198672122916, -80.36637919570083

Date of Observation *: 
Tuesday, July 28, 2020 - 23:47
Suggested Identification: 
Eacles imperialis
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1264224

Observation Notes: 
Attracted to black light.
Region: 
United States
Virginia
Montgomery County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 37.26464432490482, -80.39737565922225

Date of Observation *: 
Monday, July 27, 2020 - 23:56
Suggested Identification: 
Metanema inatomaria
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1264105

Observation Notes: 
Moth was very small; about 2 to 2.5mm long
Region: 
United States
Virginia
Prince William County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 38.7263264, -77.3967439

Date of Observation *: 
Tuesday, July 28, 2020 - 08:50
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1264101

Observation Notes: 
Moth was small, about the size of a pinky fingernail.
Region: 
United States
Virginia
Prince William County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 38.7263264, -77.3967439

Date of Observation *: 
Tuesday, July 28, 2020 - 05:10
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1264086

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

Geolocation is 37.51856878586661, -77.48387725115357

Date of Observation *: 
Monday, July 27, 2020 - 22:30
Suggested Identification: 
Eustixia pupula
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1264042

Observation Notes: 
Attracted to lights. Male.
Region: 
United States
Virginia
Montgomery County
Location Notes: 
Gas station.
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 37.20830604951156, -80.49481087731553

Date of Observation *: 
Monday, July 27, 2020 - 22:40
Suggested Identification: 
Citheronia regalis
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth