Butterflies and Moths of North America

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West Virginia

Sighting Record 1229030

Region: 
United States
West Virginia
Kanawha County
Location Notes: 
I don't remember the exact location where the sighting was made. It was on the Belle side of the Marmet Locks and Dam Property near Belle, WV.
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 38.25491113379412, -81.56685155589156

Date of Observation *: 
Tuesday, August 13, 2019 - 12:05
Suggested Identification: 
Corn Borer Moth?
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1229024

Observation Notes: 
It was feeding on the Thistle next to the road on a bright sunny day.
Region: 
United States
West Virginia
Putnam County
Location Notes: 
It was on the top of the ridge of Crooked Creek Road, (designated by the street sign), or Hickory Road, (as shown by the Map), near Scott Depot, WV. I don't know which designation is correct.
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 38.4646690136838, -81.91739900180204

Date of Observation *: 
Sunday, August 25, 2019 - 11:00
Suggested Identification: 
Pipevine Swallowtail?
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1229019

Region: 
United States
West Virginia
Cabell County
Location Notes: 
It was in the grass next to the main parking lot at Harris Riverfront Park in Huntington, WV.
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 38.42473308848277, -82.439909656331

Date of Observation *: 
Sunday, August 25, 2019 - 14:16
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1228832

Region: 
United States
West Virginia
Kanawha County
Location Notes: 
It was just East of the Kanawha River on the gravel access road going to Burning Springs Creek. It is the Marmet Locks and Dam property near Belle, WV.
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 38.260530662038256, -81.57033598556364

Date of Observation *: 
Saturday, August 24, 2019 - 12:02
Suggested Identification: 
Least Skipper?
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1228831

Region: 
United States
West Virginia
Kanawha County
Location Notes: 
It was on the gravel access road just South of Burning Springs Creek on the Marmet Locks and Dam property near Belle, WV. (Note: the creek is not shown correctly on the "Map" view. It has been relocated as shown on the "Satellite" view.)
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 38.26091494447644, -81.57034134998167

Date of Observation *: 
Saturday, August 24, 2019 - 13:04
Suggested Identification: 
Dun Skipper?
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1228830

Region: 
United States
West Virginia
Kanawha County
Location Notes: 
It was on the gravel access road just South of Burning Springs Creek on the Marmet Locks and Dam property near Belle, WV. (Note: The "Map" view shows the location of the creek improperly. It has been relocated and is shown correctly on the "Satellite" view.)
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 38.26112228110787, -81.57033025263928

Date of Observation *: 
Saturday, August 24, 2019 - 13:06
Suggested Identification: 
Wild Indigo Duskywing?
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

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