Butterflies and Moths of North America

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West Virginia

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

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