Butterflies and Moths of North America

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West Virginia

Sighting Record 1227017

Observation Notes: 
There were several butterflies landing on a wet area of the path.
Region: 
United States
West Virginia
Wayne County
Location Notes: 
It was on the walking path just east of the swimming pool parking area of Beech Fork State Park. It was over the county line in Wayne County, WV.
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 38.30645525090878, -82.33980219431305

Date of Observation *: 
Tuesday, August 6, 2019 - 12:17
Suggested Identification: 
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail female.
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1227004

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

Geolocation is 38.3064295664141, -82.33987193174744

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

Sighting Record 1226990

Region: 
United States
West Virginia
Kanawha County
Location Notes: 
It was on an I-77 bridge pier next to Lens Creek in Marmet, West Virginia. I was kayaking and traveled up the creek.
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 38.240275111265454, -81.56479030233322

Date of Observation *: 
Sunday, August 18, 2019 - 09:11
Suggested Identification: 
Pearl Crescent?
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1226989

Observation Notes: 
There were several flittering about and this one landed on a stick near the water.
Region: 
United States
West Virginia
Kanawha County
Location Notes: 
It was resting on the Low-water Bridge of Burning Springs Creek on the Marmet Locks and Dam property near Belle, West Virginia. (Note the "Map" view shows the creek incorrectly. The "Satellite" view shows the relocated creek as it is.)
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 38.26169969481651, -81.56858259503434

Date of Observation *: 
Monday, August 19, 2019 - 13:28
Suggested Identification: 
Viceroy
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1226645

Observation Notes: 
One individual on blueberry bush.
Region: 
United States
West Virginia
Tucker County
Location Notes: 
Property is within the Timberline Four Season Resort gated community, close to the Blackwater River.
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 39.0588196, -79.41411099999999

Date of Observation *: 
Saturday, August 17, 2019 - 15:25
Suggested Identification: 
Drexel's Datana, Datana drexelli, 7904, caterpillar
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
caterpillar

Sighting Record 1225999

Observation Notes: 
On coreopsis
Region: 
United States
West Virginia
Jefferson County
Location Notes: 
In native plantings in backyard
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 39.298184733091276, -77.81628562313819

Date of Observation *: 
Thursday, August 15, 2019 - 18:30
Suggested Identification: 
Swallowtail??
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
caterpillar

Sighting Record 1225589

Observation Notes: 
The only tiger swallowtail in the field at the time, seemed a bit small for appalachiensis, however even though the wing is tattered, the submarginal band appears to be continuous.
Region: 
United States
West Virginia
Randolph County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 38.74582819143616, -79.59855856662227

Date of Observation *: 
Thursday, June 6, 2019 - 13:19
Suggested Identification: 
Swallowtail
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1225460

Region: 
United States
West Virginia
Hampshire County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 39.4164177, -78.73827499999999

Date of Observation *: 
Tuesday, August 13, 2019 - 11:36
Suggested Identification: 
Variegated Fritillary Euptoieta claudia United
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1225431

Region: 
United States
West Virginia
Berkeley County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 39.51487104246568, -77.87608447502441

Date of Observation *: 
Tuesday, August 13, 2019 - 16:52
Suggested Identification: 
Giant Swallowtail
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1225212

Region: 
United States
West Virginia
Berkeley County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 39.51473525006384, -77.87586989830322

Date of Observation *: 
Monday, August 12, 2019 - 15:57
Suggested Identification: 
Cloudless Sulphur
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly