Butterflies and Moths of North America

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West Virginia

Sighting Record 1192126

Observation Notes: 
Overcast day with intermittent drizzle showers. Around 50-degrees F. Calm to slight breezes.
Region: 
Kanawha County
United States
West Virginia
Location Notes: 
It was on the Marmet Locks and Dam property next to a gravel access road. Overcast day with some drizzle type showers. Around 50-degrees F.
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 38.26074094380445, -81.57029825391538

Date of Observation *: 
Sunday, October 14, 2018 - 14:16
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1190881

Region: 
Berkeley County
United States
West Virginia
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 39.51495228089061, -77.87586068202853

Date of Observation *: 
Sunday, October 7, 2018 - 13:58
Suggested Identification: 
Clouded Skipper
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1190754

Observation Notes: 
Two of these had crawled to the top of the tent between the tent and the fly.
Region: 
Tucker County
United States
West Virginia
Location Notes: 
Campsite 7 red creek campground
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 39.032436720405, -79.31652815797196

Date of Observation *: 
Sunday, September 23, 2018 - 10:00
Suggested Identification: 
Dagger moth?
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1189462

Observation Notes: 
Sunny, 80 degrees, light breeze; it had rained the night before. The butterfly was moving among leaves and stems in a patch of brush, not seeming in a hurry, about two feet above ground. Nearby were soybean fields, flooded in some parts, a barn with cows, goldenrod, bindweed/morning glories, multiflora rose, autumn olive, wingstem, mixed grasses.
Region: 
Mason County
West Virginia
United States
Location Notes: 
Next to Leon Ferry Lane, about half-way between Route 35/817 and the Kanawha River. The area is comprised of soybean and corn fields; the corn had already been harvested; the soybeans were still standing and appeared ripe. Due to rain the night before, many of the fields had flooded sections.
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 38.74186092446721, -81.96860790252686

Date of Observation *: 
Thursday, September 14, 2017 - 10:25
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1189312

Region: 
Kanawha County
West Virginia
United States
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 38.326642858237506, -81.59215497973457

Date of Observation *: 
Tuesday, September 25, 2018 - 20:04
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly
Date Notes: 
Time may not be exact, date is.

Sighting Record 1188858

Observation Notes: 
Was found on the deck door in Charles Town WV
Region: 
Jefferson County
United States
West Virginia
Location Notes: 
In Cloverdale neighborhood
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 39.28899029999999, -77.85971749999999

Date of Observation *: 
Saturday, September 22, 2018 - 13:19
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1188548

Observation Notes: 
Length 7 mm. Attracted to incandescent porch light. Sycamore trees are common in the surrounding area.
Region: 
Kanawha County
United States
West Virginia
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 38.4136499, -81.58555999999999

Date of Observation *: 
Thursday, September 20, 2018 - 01:47
Suggested Identification: 
Adoxophyes furcatana
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1188382

Region: 
Berkeley County
United States
West Virginia
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 39.51499923500048, -77.87584075092195

Date of Observation *: 
Sunday, August 19, 2018 - 14:05
Suggested Identification: 
Crossline Skipper
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1187737

Observation Notes: 
A caterpillar of varying shades of red and orange with a spiked tail that was found feeding upon a grape leaf on a summer afternoon.
Region: 
Pocahontas County
United States
West Virginia
Location Notes: 
Found in a grape arbor, presumably eating grape leaves.
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 38.1353972, -80.21312610000001

Date of Observation *: 
Saturday, August 25, 2018 - 16:00
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
caterpillar