Butterflies and Moths of North America

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West Virginia

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

Sighting Record 1187733

Observation Notes: 
Crawling in the open on a cut log. No obvious host plant, but hickory, oak, and poplar were abundant in the vicinity. Temperature 78 degrees F.
Region: 
Kanawha County
United States
West Virginia
Location Notes: 
Pigeon Roost Trail, Kanawha State Forest, south of Charleston, WV.
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 38.236985507073214, -81.65380586655385

Date of Observation *: 
Saturday, September 15, 2018 - 12:05
Suggested Identification: 
Halysidota tessellaris
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
caterpillar

Sighting Record 1187687

Region: 
Berkeley County
United States
West Virginia
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 39.51497719511263, -77.87594365576422

Date of Observation *: 
Saturday, September 15, 2018 - 12:54
Suggested Identification: 
Fiery Skipper
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1187686

Region: 
Berkeley County
United States
West Virginia
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 39.514859734018906, -77.87545626209783

Date of Observation *: 
Saturday, September 15, 2018 - 12:53
Suggested Identification: 
Fiery Skipper
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1187595

Region: 
Kanawha County
United States
West Virginia
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 38.4136499, -81.58555999999999

Date of Observation *: 
Sunday, August 26, 2018 - 03:24
Suggested Identification: 
Anavitrinella pampinaria
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth