Butterflies and Moths of North America

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West Virginia

Sighting Record 1205354

Observation Notes: 
Sunny warm evening. Not many Butterflies went I arrived earlier. When I was heading out they started to appear. I was lucky to get this particular type
Region: 
United States
West Virginia
Jefferson County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 39.22032, -77.82243319999998

Date of Observation *: 
Thursday, May 16, 2019 - 16:25
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1205184

Region: 
United States
West Virginia
Jefferson County
Location Notes: 
East of NCTC Orange Lot.
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 39.48608930144859, -77.79872081570096

Date of Observation *: 
Sunday, July 15, 2018 - 20:44
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1205051

Observation Notes: 
Took a walk on sunny day and spotted him/her sitting on a leaf. He did not stick around long before he flew away
Region: 
United States
West Virginia
Kanawha County
Location Notes: 
Kanawha county WV
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 38.286278, -81.62646110000003

Date of Observation *: 
Tuesday, August 1, 2017 - 14:05
Suggested Identification: 
Silvery Blue
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1204123

Observation Notes: 
It was a cool morning, overcast and beginning to rain. We walked out side to head to church and butterfly landed on front porch railing.
Region: 
United States
West Virginia
Upshur County
Location Notes: 
We are located 1.5 south of the West Virginia Wildlife Center in French Creek, WV on WV Rt 20 South Road and 9 miles north of the city of Buckhannon, WV on WV Rt 20 South Road.
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 38.8792805481166, -80.310007133527

Date of Observation *: 
Sunday, May 5, 2019 - 10:20
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly
Date Notes: 
Observed butterfly land on front porch railing. Remained perfectly still allowing me to take very close up photos with my camera mounted on a tripod. :-)

Sighting Record 1203912

Observation Notes: 
Drinking from a shallow creek edge.
Region: 
United States
West Virginia
Roane County
Location Notes: 
Near Wiblin Rd West of Spencer WV
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 38.751362665746555, -81.44130984857105

Date of Observation *: 
Friday, May 3, 2019 - 17:37
Suggested Identification: 
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1203898

Region: 
United States
West Virginia
Nicholas County
Location Notes: 
I was on vacation and Thurmond West Virginia and this is where I saw the butterfly
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 38.24752843023321, -80.8496472918506

Date of Observation *: 
Monday, April 29, 2019 - 15:00
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1203717

Observation Notes: 
This little guy was sitting on the carpet in front of my front door. I took this picture but when I went out the door he fluttered away so erratically I was unable to follow
Region: 
United States
West Virginia
Kanawha County
Location Notes: 
Near Kanawha State Forest
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 38.286278, -81.62646110000003

Date of Observation *: 
Wednesday, May 1, 2019 - 10:05
Suggested Identification: 
Red Admiral
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly
Date Notes: 
82° sunny and humid

Sighting Record 1203698

Observation Notes: 
This little guy landed on our screen door and is still there. Very little movement. 2nd night he stayed. This morning he had a ripped wing and little round egg like white things beside him
Region: 
United States
West Virginia
Harrison County
Location Notes: 
We live in outer skirts of town slight wooded surroundings, but high traffic road
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 39.152091201341385, -80.4372361300048

Date of Observation *: 
Tuesday, April 30, 2019 - 08:10
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth