Butterflies and Moths of North America

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West Virginia

Sighting Record 1228827

Region: 
United States
West Virginia
Kanawha County
Location Notes: 
It was at the Low-water Bridge on Burning Springs Creek located on the Marmet Locks and Dam property near Belle, WV. (Note: The "Map" view depicts the location of the creek incorrectly. The "Satellite" view shows the relocated creek correctly.)
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 38.26165993542498, -81.56860282927369

Date of Observation *: 
Saturday, August 24, 2019 - 01:35
Suggested Identification: 
Red-spotted Purple?
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1228795

Observation Notes: 
Was attached to decaying bark of log on ground
Region: 
United States
West Virginia
Tucker County
Location Notes: 
Seen On blackwater river trail loop
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 39.036182611746774, -79.45989629731446

Date of Observation *: 
Saturday, August 24, 2019 - 14:15
Suggested Identification: 
Automeris io
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
caterpillar
Date Notes: 
Afternoon of August 24 2019

Sighting Record 1227884

Observation Notes: 
Butterfly was actively feeding on newly opened Red Clover blossoms.
Region: 
United States
West Virginia
Jefferson County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 39.35319339999999, -77.88527999999997

Date of Observation *: 
Wednesday, August 21, 2019 - 14:20
Suggested Identification: 
Vanessa cardui
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1227485

Region: 
United States
West Virginia
Lincoln County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 38.2946055401793, -81.92049987570192

Date of Observation *: 
Tuesday, August 20, 2019 - 10:00
Suggested Identification: 
Im thinking this is white tussock caterpillar.
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
caterpillar

Sighting Record 1227044

Observation Notes: 
Several species were landing on a wet spot on the walking trail.
Region: 
United States
West Virginia
Wayne County
Location Notes: 
It was on the walking trail East of the swimming pool parking area of Beech Fork State Park. The location is just over the County Line in Wayne County, WV.
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 38.30645357234499, -82.33977542046904

Date of Observation *: 
Tuesday, August 6, 2019 - 12:16
Suggested Identification: 
Pearl Crescent?
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1227035

Observation Notes: 
Historical upload.
Region: 
United States
West Virginia
Kanawha County
Location Notes: 
The location was somewhere on the Belle side of the Marmet Locks and Dam property. This is a historical upload and I don't remember the exact location on the property.
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 38.25488518118828, -81.56684140461158

Date of Observation *: 
Thursday, March 30, 2017 - 15:58
Suggested Identification: 
Azure?
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1227031

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

Geolocation is 38.254893138967795, -81.56685984268034

Date of Observation *: 
Thursday, March 30, 2017 - 15:00
Suggested Identification: 
Grapevine Moth?
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1227023

Observation Notes: 
Several species were landing in a wet spot on the walking trail.
Region: 
United States
West Virginia
Wayne County
Location Notes: 
It was on the walking trail just east of the swimming pool parking lot of Beech Fork State Park. It was just across the line in Wayne County.
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 38.306453155881506, -82.33979020957742

Date of Observation *: 
Tuesday, August 6, 2019 - 12:14
Suggested Identification: 
Question Mark.
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly