Butterflies and Moths of North America

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West Virginia

Sighting Record 1277910

Region: 
Pendleton County
West Virginia
United States
Location Notes: 
Shale Barren site on federal property
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 38.5232973, -79.30217019999999

Date of Observation *: 
Monday, May 25, 2020 - 13:00
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1277903

Region: 
United States
West Virginia
Pendleton County
Location Notes: 
Shale barren site on federal property
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 38.56500171024668, -79.28220444284426

Date of Observation *: 
Monday, May 25, 2020 - 11:05
Suggested Identification: 
Juvenal's Duskywing
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1277407

Observation Notes: 
just laying under a dead leaf but on top of another leaf
Region: 
United States
West Virginia
Cabell County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 38.410626316393675, -82.42078615812288

Date of Observation *: 
Tuesday, October 13, 2020 - 18:45
Suggested Identification: 
Trichordestra legitima is the closest I can find that looks like this.
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
caterpillar

Sighting Record 1276978

Observation Notes: 
Jeff Glassberg's book says that Columbine & Wild Indigo Duskywings are difficult to tell apart, but if you find it on the host plant, that's a good indication. This one seemed to be laying eggs on Columbine.
Region: 
United States
West Virginia
Berkeley County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 39.51518227412134, -77.87569517252197

Date of Observation *: 
Wednesday, October 7, 2020 - 14:12
Suggested Identification: 
Columbine Duskywing
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1274471

Observation Notes: 
It was the size of a Silver-spotted Skipper. When I tried to get closer for a better photo, it flew off.
Region: 
United States
West Virginia
Berkeley County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 39.51515483252325, -77.8759293178772

Date of Observation *: 
Sunday, September 13, 2020 - 12:35
Suggested Identification: 
Long-tailed Skipper
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1273069

Region: 
United States
West Virginia
Kanawha County
Location Notes: 
On the Marmet Locks and Dam property near Belle, WV.
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 38.25961853744395, -81.56893108760988

Date of Observation *: 
Monday, August 31, 2020 - 13:37
Suggested Identification: 
Cloudless Sulfur?
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1273049

Observation Notes: 
It would change locations and hide in the grass whenever I got close to it.
Region: 
United States
West Virginia
Kanawha County
Location Notes: 
On the north side of Burnings Springs Creek on the Marmet Locks and Dam property near Belle, WV. (Note: The "Map" view erroneously shows the location of Burning Springs Creek. It has been relocated to the North as show in the "Satellite" view.)
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 38.261733998936776, -81.56988635516511

Date of Observation *: 
Monday, August 31, 2020 - 15:23
Suggested Identification: 
Clover Looper Moth?
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1272214

Observation Notes: 
I think both photos are of the same individual but am not certain.
Region: 
United States
West Virginia
Kanawha County
Location Notes: 
It was on the Marmet Locks and Dam property near Belle, West Virginia.
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 38.254867287918, -81.56686300370622

Date of Observation *: 
Wednesday, July 22, 2020 - 11:34
Suggested Identification: 
Skipper.
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1272204

Region: 
United States
West Virginia
Kanawha County
Location Notes: 
It was on the Marmet Locks and Dam property near Belle, WV.
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 38.2604824061099, -81.56755728942152

Date of Observation *: 
Friday, August 28, 2020 - 18:31
Suggested Identification: 
Skipper.
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly