Butterflies and Moths of North America

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West Virginia

Sighting Record 1179413

Observation Notes: 
Partly cloudy, very humid, about 85 degrees. The butterfly was drifting from leaf to leaf, and finally settled for a few moments. Nearby were ironweed, joe pye weed, wingstem, poison ivy, grapevines, oak, elm, maple, beech, locust, sycamore, hickory.
Region: 
Putnam County
United States
West Virginia
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 38.54731054743996, -81.92761665332688

Date of Observation *: 
Saturday, August 11, 2018 - 11:18
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1179366

Region: 
Kanawha County
United States
West Virginia
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 38.4136499, -81.58555999999999

Date of Observation *: 
Tuesday, August 14, 2018 - 22:17
Suggested Identification: 
Hypagyrtis sp.
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1179364

Region: 
Kanawha County
United States
West Virginia
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 38.4136499, -81.58555999999999

Date of Observation *: 
Tuesday, August 14, 2018 - 22:16
Suggested Identification: 
Hypagyrtis sp.
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1179363

Observation Notes: 
Attracted to incandescent porch light.
Region: 
Kanawha County
United States
West Virginia
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 38.41367827203568, -81.58567667609213

Date of Observation *: 
Tuesday, August 14, 2018 - 22:15
Suggested Identification: 
Iridopsis larvaria
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1178810

Observation Notes: 
Wingspan 12-13 mm. Attracted to incandescent porch light.
Region: 
Kanawha County
United States
West Virginia
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 38.41366671305954, -81.58566728836058

Date of Observation *: 
Tuesday, August 7, 2018 - 23:30
Suggested Identification: 
Diasemiodes janassialis
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1178599

Observation Notes: 
Attracted to incandescent porch light.
Region: 
Kanawha County
United States
West Virginia
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 38.4136761704038, -81.58565924173354

Date of Observation *: 
Thursday, August 9, 2018 - 02:00
Suggested Identification: 
Hydrelia inornata
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1178565

Region: 
Hardy County
United States
West Virginia
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 39.1928178, -78.9316197

Date of Observation *: 
Sunday, August 12, 2018 - 11:00
Suggested Identification: 
Pyrrharctia isabella
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1178551

Region: 
Hardy County
United States
West Virginia
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 39.1928178, -78.9316197

Date of Observation *: 
Sunday, August 12, 2018 - 09:00
Suggested Identification: 
Biston betularia
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1178317

Region: 
Mineral County
United States
West Virginia
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 39.5031465, -78.76862970000002

Date of Observation *: 
Saturday, August 11, 2018 - 09:00
Suggested Identification: 
Automeris io
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
caterpillar

Sighting Record 1178141

Region: 
Jefferson County
United States
West Virginia
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 39.241877, -77.92551800000001

Date of Observation *: 
Friday, August 10, 2018 - 15:49
Suggested Identification: 
I have no idea what it is, but I believe it is a Butterfly.
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly