Butterflies and Moths of North America

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West Virginia

Sighting Record 1216251

Observation Notes: 
Historical upload.
Region: 
United States
West Virginia
Kanawha County
Location Notes: 
Historical upload. Sighting was on the Belle side of the Kanawha River on the Marmet Locks and Dam property. It is located near Belle, WV, but I don't remember exactly where on the property the sighting occurred.
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 38.254842232565366, -81.56682229175414

Date of Observation *: 
Tuesday, September 11, 2018 - 12:25
Suggested Identification: 
Eastern Tailed-blue?
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1216250

Observation Notes: 
Historical upload.
Region: 
United States
West Virginia
Kanawha County
Location Notes: 
Historical upload. I don't remember exactly where on the Marmet Locks and Dam property the subject was observed. It was on the Belle side of the Kanawha River. Marmet Locks is near Belle, WV.
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 38.25489399950513, -81.56683160537114

Date of Observation *: 
Saturday, July 28, 2018 - 15:31
Suggested Identification: 
Eastern Tailed-blue?
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1216249

Observation Notes: 
It was resting on tall, (18-inch), grass stalks in a dry drainage ditch next to a gravel road. It was very small. The wings looked to be about 1/4-inch wide each, which would give it around a 3/4-inch wingspan.
Region: 
United States
West Virginia
Kanawha County
Location Notes: 
Along the gravel access road on Marmet Locks and Dam property near Belle, WV.
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 38.258185807982805, -81.56867900169675

Date of Observation *: 
Friday, July 12, 2019 - 09:53
Suggested Identification: 
Least Skipper?
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1216226

Region: 
United States
West Virginia
Marshall County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 39.9821635, -80.6873051

Date of Observation *: 
Friday, July 12, 2019 - 14:00
Suggested Identification: 
Black swallowtail
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1215840

Observation Notes: 
warm, slightly humid evening in Bunker Hill/Inwood West Virginia
Region: 
United States
West Virginia
Berkeley County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 39.339424, -78.00845500000003

Date of Observation *: 
Tuesday, July 9, 2019 - 21:00
Suggested Identification: 
painted lichen?
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1215812

Observation Notes: 
It seemed to be attracted to a moist spot in the gravel.
Region: 
United States
West Virginia
Kanawha County
Location Notes: 
Location was somewhere on the Belle side of the Marmet Locks and Dam property near Belle, WV. This is a historical upload and the exact location is unknown.
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 38.254899868434826, -81.5668866647705

Date of Observation *: 
Saturday, May 13, 2017 - 15:55
Suggested Identification: 
Cabbage White?
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1215806

Observation Notes: 
Hot. Partly cloudy. It was staying on the cut grass areas of the access road.
Region: 
United States
West Virginia
Kanawha County
Location Notes: 
On the South bank of Burning Springs Creek on the Marmet Locks and Dam Property near Belle, WV. (Note, the "Map View" is shown incorrectly with the creek being south of my sighting. The "Satellite View" shows the relocated creek in its correct position slight north of the sighting).
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 38.26138804847718, -81.569993665232

Date of Observation *: 
Wednesday, July 10, 2019 - 12:56
Suggested Identification: 
Clouded Sulphur?
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1215621

Region: 
United States
West Virginia
Lincoln County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 38.1918695, -82.1849449

Date of Observation *: 
Tuesday, July 9, 2019 - 21:00
Suggested Identification: 
Black-waved Flannel Moth
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1215489

Observation Notes: 
He was enjoying my daylilies
Region: 
United States
West Virginia
Greenbrier County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 37.79383078152821, -80.30624846830403

Date of Observation *: 
Tuesday, July 9, 2019 - 12:48
Suggested Identification: 
Hummingbird moth, but which, specifically?
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1215478

Observation Notes: 
(on a flowering milkweed)
Region: 
United States
West Virginia
Boone County
Location Notes: 
Near the town of Twilight...in an overgrown field/wooded area between the end of the village and an abandoned industrial site.
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 37.927329, -81.62344689999998

Date of Observation *: 
Thursday, July 4, 2019 - 19:55
Suggested Identification: 
Pipevine Swallowtail
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly