Butterflies and Moths of North America

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West Virginia

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

Sighting Record 1178140

Observation Notes: 
Late afternoon. Sunny and in the mid 80's. High Humidity.
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

Sighting Record 1177960

Observation Notes: 
Attracted to incandescent porch light. Very active, rarely coming to rest.
Region: 
Kanawha County
United States
West Virginia
Location Notes: 
Porch of private home.
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 38.413670916323795, -81.58568069940566

Date of Observation *: 
Friday, August 10, 2018 - 03:32
Suggested Identification: 
Prochoerodes lineola
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
moth

Sighting Record 1177721

Observation Notes: 
Sunny, humid, 65 degrees. The butterfly was moving around in the sun, 3 to 5 feet above the ground, at the edge of the road, about 200 feet from a slow-moving creek. He finally lit on a milkweed pod. Nearby were sycamore, oak, maple, beech, white pine, wild cherry, sumac, dogwood, lespedeza, wingstem, autumn olive, rose mallow, joe pye weed, iron weed, milkweed, dogbane, senna, black-eyed susan, mixed grasses.
Region: 
Cabell County
West Virginia
United States
Location Notes: 
The Long Branch Nature Trail runs along the creek bottom. At this point the "trail" is an old road with cracking pavement that runs between the main road and the creek,
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 38.3086689026456, -82.34441479024582

Date of Observation *: 
Sunday, July 29, 2018 - 09:45
Suggested Identification: 
Monarch
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1177496

Observation Notes: 
Sunny, humid, 75 degrees. The butterfly was moving from leaf to leaf in the sun, 3 feet above the ground, about 20 feet from a slow-moving creek. Nearby were sycamore, oak, maple, beech, white pine, wild cherry, sumac, box elder, dogwood, lespedeza, wingstem, autumn olive, rose mallow, joe pye weed, iron weed, milkweed, dogbane, senna, black-eyed susan, mixed grasses.
Region: 
Cabell County
United States
West Virginia
Location Notes: 
The nature trail runs through the Long Branch Creek bottom.
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 38.31032481641634, -82.34163986076817

Date of Observation *: 
Sunday, July 29, 2018 - 11:05
Suggested Identification: 
skipper
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly

Sighting Record 1177492

Observation Notes: 
Sunny, humid, 70 degrees. The butterfly was moving from leaf to leaf in the sun, 3 to 5 feet above the ground, at the edge of the road, about 200 feet from a slow-moving creek. Nearby were sycamore, oak, maple, beech, white pine, wild cherry, sumac, dogwood, lespedeza, wingstem, autumn olive, rose mallow, joe pye weed, iron weed, milkweed, dogbane, senna, black-eyed susan, mixed grasses.
Region: 
Cabell County
United States
West Virginia
Location Notes: 
The nature trail, which runs through the Long Branch Creek bottom, was at this point made of broken pavement.
Geolocation *: 

Geolocation is 38.3103249537443, -82.34091360000906

Date of Observation *: 
Sunday, July 29, 2018 - 10:13
Specimen Type: 
Photograph
Organism Type: 
butterfly