Butterflies and Moths of North America

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West Virginia

Sighting Record 1253642

Region: 
United States
West Virginia
Gilmer County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 38.93360009487557, -80.79411148869738

Date of Observation *: 
Sunday, June 14, 2020 - 22:10
Suggested Identification: 
Common Looper Moth
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1253643

Region: 
United States
West Virginia
Gilmer County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 38.93360009487557, -80.79411148869738

Date of Observation *: 
Sunday, June 14, 2020 - 22:10
Suggested Identification: 
Common Looper Moth
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1253626

Region: 
United States
West Virginia
Gilmer County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 38.93359151577874, -80.79411663615548

Date of Observation *: 
Sunday, June 14, 2020 - 21:46
Suggested Identification: 
Herpetogramma sp.
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1253556

Region: 
United States
West Virginia
Gilmer County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 38.93359660738787, -80.79411358118998

Date of Observation *: 
Sunday, May 31, 2020 - 10:13
Suggested Identification: 
Desmia sp.
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1253306

Observation Notes: 
Maybe just exit metamorphosis state? Wings do not appear to be completely unfurled. Did not see a chrysalis anywhere. About 4" - 5 " off the ground on this metal pole. Cloudy day, 70°, humidity ~57%, showers in the vicinity.
Region: 
United States
West Virginia
Wood County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 39.2154459, -81.4780181

Date of Observation *: 
Saturday, June 13, 2020 - 15:02
Suggested Identification: 
Giant Leopard Moth
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1253264

Region: 
United States
West Virginia
Gilmer County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 38.9336027269222, -80.79411488599193

Date of Observation *: 
Saturday, June 13, 2020 - 11:36
Suggested Identification: 
Automeris sp.
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1253200

Observation Notes: 
The wingspan is estimated to be about 1 1/4-inches across. Both photos are of the same moth.
Region: 
United States
West Virginia
Kanawha County
Location Notes: 
On the Marmet Locks and Dam property near Belle, WV.
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 38.26100335584421, -81.56983963290001

Date of Observation *: 
Friday, June 12, 2020 - 18:07
Suggested Identification: 
Geometrid moth?
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1252944

Observation Notes: 
It landed on Grass next to the woods at Cool Springs Nature Preserve
Region: 
United States
West Virginia
Jefferson County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 39.24079901475603, -77.94137419087046

Date of Observation *: 
Thursday, June 11, 2020 - 14:44
Suggested Identification: 
Eight Spotted Forester Moth
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1252761

Observation Notes: 
Both photographs are of the same two butterflies taken 7-seconds apart.
Region: 
United States
West Virginia
Kanawha County
Location Notes: 
Observed near Burning Springs Creek on the Marmet Locks and Dam property near Belle, West Virginia. (Note: The map view has not been updated and shows the creek location in error. The satellite view is correct.)
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 38.261734783056276, -81.56813878827442

Date of Observation *: 
Wednesday, June 10, 2020 - 13:20
Suggested Identification: 
Clouded Sulphur?
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1252743

Region: 
United States
West Virginia
Kanawha County
Location Notes: 
Near the bank of Burning Springs Creek on the Marmet Locks and Dam property near Belle, West Virginia. (Note: The map view has not been updated to match the satellite view and is in error).
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 38.261749510266036, -81.56812091746986

Date of Observation *: 
Wednesday, June 10, 2020 - 11:47
Suggested Identification: 
A Geometrid Moth?
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth