Butterflies and Moths of North America

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West Virginia

Sighting Record 1260651

Observation Notes: 
Mostly clear sky, about 85 degrees, humidity about 80%. Suburban neighborhood, east side of house. The butterfly was drinking from a bright orange cone-flower cultivar, then flew out of sight. Nearby were large pin oaks, sweet gums, maples, holly bushes, rosemary, thyme, lesser periwinkle, and not-yet-blooming ironweed, wingstem, and arrow-wood viburnum.
Region: 
United States
West Virginia
Putnam County
Location Notes: 
1 mile south of I64; 1/4 mile from high-traffic shopping centers, including gas station
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 38.44706669749882, -81.93243439855911

Date of Observation *: 
Wednesday, July 15, 2020 - 11:46
Suggested Identification: 
pink-edged sulphur
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1259011

Region: 
United States
West Virginia
Gilmer County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 38.9336203653518, -80.79417924729478

Date of Observation *: 
Wednesday, July 8, 2020 - 22:42
Suggested Identification: 
Chickweed Geometer
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1259010

Region: 
United States
West Virginia
Gilmer County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 38.933620539856186, -80.79417898037799

Date of Observation *: 
Wednesday, July 8, 2020 - 22:38
Suggested Identification: 
Red Groundling
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1259009

Region: 
United States
West Virginia
Gilmer County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 38.933625617999375, -80.7941712129999

Date of Observation *: 
Wednesday, July 8, 2020 - 22:35
Suggested Identification: 
Bent-line Carpet
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1259008

Region: 
United States
West Virginia
Gilmer County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 38.933615175906176, -80.79418718491777

Date of Observation *: 
Wednesday, July 8, 2020 - 21:59
Suggested Identification: 
Topiary Grass-veneer
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth