Butterflies and Moths of North America

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West Virginia

Sighting Record 1218505

Observation Notes: 
Hanging out on the front of our camper for about three hours
Region: 
United States
West Virginia
Kanawha County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 38.321434, -81.51268800000003

Date of Observation *: 
Saturday, July 20, 2019 - 08:30
Suggested Identification: 
Imperial Moth
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1217799

Region: 
United States
West Virginia
Cabell County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 38.43025517227983, -82.40346830217993

Date of Observation *: 
Tuesday, July 16, 2019 - 09:06
Suggested Identification: 
Female Eastern Tiger Swallowtail Butterfly (Papilio glaucus)
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly
Date Notes: 
July 16, 2019 morning.

Sighting Record 1217608

Observation Notes: 
Moth was very still until I got close, then it twitched and flew away.
Region: 
United States
West Virginia
Ohio County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 40.0459378, -80.6544462

Date of Observation *: 
Wednesday, July 17, 2019 - 01:40
Suggested Identification: 
Eacles imperialis
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth
Date Notes: 
Was July 18, 1:40am, but it gave me an error message.

Sighting Record 1216844

Observation Notes: 
84 Degrees & a beautiful Sunny Day, this moth is just hanging out on some siding & did not pay any attention to me at all.
Region: 
United States
West Virginia
Berkeley County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 39.585951, -77.95039700000001

Date of Observation *: 
Monday, July 15, 2019 - 11:31
Suggested Identification: 
Imperial Moth
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1216692

Observation Notes: 
Clear. 70F. It was working on the Loosestrife and other blossoming plants growing on an unused construction yard.
Region: 
United States
West Virginia
Kanawha County
Location Notes: 
It was on the Marmet Locks and Dam property near Belle, WV. (Note: The "Map" view is shown incorrectly with respect to the location of Burning Springs Creek. It was located further north during construction work on the Locks property. The "Satellite" view is shown correctly.)
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 38.25964072106512, -81.56894733109482

Date of Observation *: 
Sunday, July 14, 2019 - 10:28
Suggested Identification: 
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail?
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1216690

Observation Notes: 
Clear. Around 70F. It was meandering through young trees, (10 to 12-feet high), next to an unused construction yard with 2-3-feet high weeds.
Region: 
United States
West Virginia
Kanawha County
Location Notes: 
It was in the brushy area next to an unused construction yard on the Marmet Locks and Dam property near Belle, WV. (Note: The "Map" View is incorrect with respect to Burning Springs Creek which was relocated for the Locks construction. The "Satellite" view shows the creek at is correct location to the north.)
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 38.25983933932866, -81.568851734529

Date of Observation *: 
Sunday, July 14, 2019 - 10:29
Suggested Identification: 
Red-spotted Purple?
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1216520

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

Geolocation is 38.254877172282946, -81.56684935695614

Date of Observation *: 
Friday, August 3, 2018 - 14:20
Suggested Identification: 
Phaon Crescent?
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1216290

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

Geolocation is 38.254884797072584, -81.5668614972588

Date of Observation *: 
Monday, July 24, 2017 - 11:51
Suggested Identification: 
Silver Spotted Skipper?
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1216287

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

Geolocation is 38.25485780536836, -81.56683913079371

Date of Observation *: 
Monday, June 18, 2018 - 09:29
Suggested Identification: 
Silver Spotted Skipper?
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly