Butterflies and Moths of North America

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West Virginia

Sighting Record 1268318

Region: 
United States
West Virginia
Jackson County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 38.9326017, -81.8265636

Date of Observation *: 
Thursday, August 13, 2020 - 11:30
Suggested Identification: 
Hemaris thysbe
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1267386

Observation Notes: 
This moth was at rest on my front storm door. I noticed the moth early in the morning and it was still there when I went back outside so I took aim pictures. It was a nice sunny morning, low 70s, and a slight breeze. The moth only moved when I proded it to see if it was alive
Region: 
United States
West Virginia
Wood County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 39.2720546, -81.5031659

Date of Observation *: 
Monday, August 10, 2020 - 07:30
Suggested Identification: 
Rosy Maple Moth
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1267119

Region: 
United States
West Virginia
Hardy County
Location Notes: 
Near Lost River and Mathias, WV
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 38.955868, -78.9293

Date of Observation *: 
Saturday, August 8, 2020 - 16:10
Suggested Identification: 
Silver Spotted Skipper
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1266915

Observation Notes: 
Found on vine I was pulling down from garage. Not sure what kind of vine.
Region: 
United States
West Virginia
Morgan County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 39.629594, -78.1460879

Date of Observation *: 
Saturday, August 8, 2020 - 11:20
Suggested Identification: 
Pandorus Sphinx
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
caterpillar

Sighting Record 1266179

Observation Notes: 
Beautiful breezy 81 degrees, no humidity. Trees surrounding the building include oak, maples, and sweet gum.
Region: 
United States
West Virginia
Berkeley County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 39.53236276904577, -77.97619342803955

Date of Observation *: 
Wednesday, August 5, 2020 - 12:15
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1265910

Region: 
United States
West Virginia
Jackson County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 38.930644, -81.8236

Date of Observation *: 
Monday, August 5, 2019 - 12:22
Suggested Identification: 
Dryocampa rubicunda
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1265908

Region: 
United States
West Virginia
Jackson County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 38.930644, -81.8236

Date of Observation *: 
Monday, July 20, 2020 - 12:21
Suggested Identification: 
Callosamia anguilifera
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1265905

Region: 
United States
West Virginia
Jackson County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 38.930644, -81.8236

Date of Observation *: 
Thursday, July 9, 2020 - 12:16
Suggested Identification: 
Antheraea polyphemus
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1265902

Region: 
United States
West Virginia
Nicholas County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 38.2247993, -80.5195517

Date of Observation *: 
Saturday, July 18, 2020 - 13:11
Suggested Identification: 
Battus philenor
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
caterpillar