Butterflies and Moths of North America

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West Virginia

Sighting Record 1256330

Observation Notes: 
Resting inside a picnic shelter roof.
Region: 
United States
West Virginia
Ohio County
Location Notes: 
Oglebay Park, Wheeling, WV
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 40.10048797394932, -80.6563810764923

Date of Observation *: 
Wednesday, June 24, 2020 - 13:13
Suggested Identification: 
White-dotted prominent
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1256054

Region: 
United States
West Virginia
Raleigh County
Location Notes: 
It was at the top of the bank on the south side of the retention pond between Wal-Mart and Sam's Club, Eisenhower Blvd, Beckley, Raleigh Co., WV.
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 37.804152674108614, -81.17451934936828

Date of Observation *: 
Monday, June 22, 2020 - 13:06
Suggested Identification: 
Confused Eusarca?
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1256041

Region: 
United States
West Virginia
Raleigh County
Location Notes: 
It was on the top of the south bank of the retention pond near Walmart & Sam's Club on Eisenhower Dr. in Beckley, WV.
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 37.80406863581883, -81.17439190626841

Date of Observation *: 
Thursday, June 18, 2020 - 15:22
Suggested Identification: 
Confused Eusarca?
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1256038

Region: 
United States
West Virginia
Fayette County
Location Notes: 
Along the parking area of the J.W. & Hazel Ruby Welcome Center northwest of Mt. Hope, Fayette Co., WV.
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 37.908564009543326, -81.17174847318712

Date of Observation *: 
Thursday, June 18, 2020 - 13:37
Suggested Identification: 
Fritillary
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1256035

Observation Notes: 
It was on the banks of the Kanawha River and landed on some scat.
Region: 
United States
West Virginia
Fayette County
Location Notes: 
It was along the river path on the Kanawha Falls Public Fishing Area property south of Gauley Bridge, WV.
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 38.14567799031608, -81.21082639456482

Date of Observation *: 
Thursday, June 18, 2020 - 11:44
Suggested Identification: 
Summer Azure?
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1255484

Region: 
United States
West Virginia
Gilmer County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 38.93357262820077, -80.79413077039321

Date of Observation *: 
Tuesday, June 23, 2020 - 20:29
Suggested Identification: 
Mint-loving Pyrausta Moth
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1255475

Observation Notes: 
Attracted to fluorescent porch light. Unusual, pale, translucent geometer moth with markings and shape similar to Chloropteryx tepperaria, but no green color present.
Region: 
United States
West Virginia
Kanawha County
Location Notes: 
Mixed habitat: grass yard, shrubby power line cuts, and a hardwood forest of poplar, hickory, and oak. Farmlands nearby
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 38.41358400593385, -81.58558523593742

Date of Observation *: 
Monday, June 15, 2020 - 23:10
Suggested Identification: 
Chloropteryx sp. ?
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1255446

Observation Notes: 
On elm
Region: 
United States
West Virginia
Gilmer County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 38.933590838300994, -80.7941218461379

Date of Observation *: 
Tuesday, June 23, 2020 - 16:06
Suggested Identification: 
Interrupted Dagger Moth
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
caterpillar

Sighting Record 1255355

Region: 
United States
West Virginia
Ritchie County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 39.258513652660355, -81.00022374037258

Date of Observation *: 
Tuesday, June 23, 2020 - 08:57
Suggested Identification: 
Rosy Maple Moth
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1254114

Region: 
United States
West Virginia
Clay County
Location Notes: 
It was along the old railroad bed of the Buffalo Creek and Gauley Railroad (BC&G) near the town of Clay. Clay Co., WV.
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 38.45859564945661, -81.05782085577094

Date of Observation *: 
Monday, June 1, 2020 - 12:52
Suggested Identification: 
Duskywing or Cloudywing?
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly