Butterflies and Moths of North America

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West Virginia

Sighting Record 1215621

Region: 
United States
West Virginia
Lincoln County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 38.1918695, -82.1849449

Date of Observation *: 
Tuesday, July 9, 2019 - 21:00
Suggested Identification: 
Black-waved Flannel Moth
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1215489

Observation Notes: 
He was enjoying my daylilies
Region: 
United States
West Virginia
Greenbrier County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 37.79383078152821, -80.30624846830403

Date of Observation *: 
Tuesday, July 9, 2019 - 12:48
Suggested Identification: 
Hummingbird moth, but which, specifically?
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1215478

Observation Notes: 
(on a flowering milkweed)
Region: 
United States
West Virginia
Boone County
Location Notes: 
Near the town of Twilight...in an overgrown field/wooded area between the end of the village and an abandoned industrial site.
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 37.927329, -81.62344689999998

Date of Observation *: 
Thursday, July 4, 2019 - 19:55
Suggested Identification: 
Pipevine Swallowtail
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1215382

Region: 
United States
West Virginia
Jefferson County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 39.352405948141175, -77.88458132232057

Date of Observation *: 
Monday, July 1, 2019 - 11:00
Suggested Identification: 
Common Checkered-Skipper
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1215381

Region: 
United States
West Virginia
Jefferson County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 39.352375529124295, -77.88453840697633

Date of Observation *: 
Monday, July 1, 2019 - 11:10
Suggested Identification: 
Question Mark Butterfly
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1215080

Region: 
United States
West Virginia
Jefferson County
Location Notes: 
Original site, John Brown’s Fort
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 39.32347971277008, -77.72991299629211

Date of Observation *: 
Monday, June 17, 2019 - 14:45
Suggested Identification: 
Zebra Swallowtail
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1215079

Region: 
United States
West Virginia
Jefferson County
Location Notes: 
Original site John Brown’s Fort, Harpers Ferry Historical Park
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 39.32347971277008, -77.72991299629211

Date of Observation *: 
Monday, June 17, 2019 - 14:42
Suggested Identification: 
Eastern Tailed-Blue
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1214758

Observation Notes: 
It was feeding on a Butterfly Bush.
Region: 
United States
West Virginia
Kanawha County
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 38.23444767622945, -81.54477725986999

Date of Observation *: 
Sunday, August 5, 2018 - 13:52
Suggested Identification: 
Zebra Swallowtail
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1214757

Observation Notes: 
Sunny. It seemed to be feeding down in the gravel on the path.
Region: 
United States
West Virginia
Pocahontas County
Location Notes: 
Handley Lake, Handley Public Hunting & Fishing Area, Pocahontas Co., WV. It is about 8-miles NW of Marlinton, WV.
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 38.31301711067252, -80.18860963747414

Date of Observation *: 
Saturday, July 6, 2019 - 16:14
Suggested Identification: 
Red Admiral
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly