Butterflies and Moths of North America

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West Virginia

Sighting Record 1259007

Region: 
United States
West Virginia
Gilmer County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 38.933615929057865, -80.79418603291914

Date of Observation *: 
Wednesday, July 8, 2020 - 21:58
Suggested Identification: 
Banded Tussock
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1258913

Region: 
United States
West Virginia
Gilmer County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 38.9334968821744, -80.79398237889575

Date of Observation *: 
Wednesday, July 8, 2020 - 22:56
Suggested Identification: 
Elegant Grass-veneer
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1258911

Region: 
United States
West Virginia
Gilmer County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 38.93349784511379, -80.79397448816376

Date of Observation *: 
Tuesday, July 7, 2020 - 22:56
Suggested Identification: 
?Clemen's? Grass Tubeworm Moth
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1258910

Region: 
United States
West Virginia
Gilmer County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 38.93347270607704, -80.79398670501597

Date of Observation *: 
Tuesday, July 7, 2020 - 22:56
Suggested Identification: 
Spiny Oak-slug Moth
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1258909

Region: 
United States
West Virginia
Gilmer County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 38.93348074315407, -80.79399507559224

Date of Observation *: 
Tuesday, July 7, 2020 - 22:56
Suggested Identification: 
Purple-crested Slug Moth
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1258596

Observation Notes: 
Warm, humid summer evening. Attracted to a fluorescent porch light.
Region: 
United States
West Virginia
Kanawha County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 38.41367148166724, -81.58569876685081

Date of Observation *: 
Friday, July 3, 2020 - 22:16
Suggested Identification: 
Eupithecia miserulata
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1258032

Observation Notes: 
Attracted to fluorescent porch light. Perched 10 feet from light source on a wood railing below another overhanging railing. Remained in place for 20 minutes.
Region: 
United States
West Virginia
Kanawha County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 38.41364825616363, -81.58568564577786

Date of Observation *: 
Saturday, July 4, 2020 - 01:15
Suggested Identification: 
Datana sp.
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1257308

Observation Notes: 
It was sitting on the siding of my house underneath the outside light. I live in a hardwood forest comprised of mostly oak trees, with some hickory, dogwood and maple.
Region: 
United States
West Virginia
Berkeley County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 39.376345, -78.133522

Date of Observation *: 
Wednesday, July 1, 2020 - 09:00
Suggested Identification: 
Spotted apatelodes
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1256856

Observation Notes: 
Attracted to light station at 11:30 pm on 21 June 2020. Temp: 66 F Humidity 90%
Region: 
United States
West Virginia
Fayette County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 37.964411961958575, -81.07179254293442

Date of Observation *: 
Monday, June 22, 2020 - 00:38
Suggested Identification: 
Euchlaena spp
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1256803

Observation Notes: 
The moth remained still at a light. Temp: 64 F slight breeze 70% humidity
Region: 
United States
West Virginia
Fayette County
Location Notes: 
At wooded edge with Red Maple Hickory Oaks
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 38.074877598272764, -81.07538938522339

Date of Observation *: 
Friday, June 26, 2020 - 23:57
Suggested Identification: 
Sphinx Moth
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth