Recently Verified Sightings

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Species Observation Date Submitter Location Verified Date
Polygonia interrogationis
Question Mark
August 02, 2015 whhowe Ontario County, New York, United States August 03, 2015 Details
Colias eurytheme
Orange Sulphur
July 27, 2015 Nigel T.W.Taylor Inyo County, California, United States August 03, 2015 Details
Limenitis arthemis astyanax
'Astyanax' Red-spotted Purple
August 02, 2015 Tindomul1of9 Bronx County, New York, United States August 03, 2015 Details
Limenitis lorquini
Lorquin's Admiral
July 23, 2015 Nigel T.W.Taylor Mariposa County, California, United States August 03, 2015 Details
Pyrgus communis
Common Checkered-Skipper
August 03, 2015 achadamaia Alameda County, California, United States August 03, 2015 Details
Danaus plexippus
Monarch
July 31, 2015 Tindomul1of9 Nassau County, New York, United States August 03, 2015 Details
Coenonympha tullia
Common Ringlet
August 03, 2015 Stylurus Jackson County, Michigan, United States August 03, 2015 Details
Catocala palaeogama
Oldwife Underwing
August 03, 2015 hkynut99 Berks County, Pennsylvania, United States August 03, 2015 Details
Heterocampa obliqua
Oblique Heterocampa
July 30, 2015 CA Ivy Sebastian County, Arkansas, United States August 03, 2015 Details
Hemaris thysbe
Hummingbird Clearwing
August 03, 2015 Jennibean83 Ontario, Canada August 03, 2015 Details
Vanessa atalanta
Red Admiral
August 02, 2015 tmk.gregg Ontario, Canada August 03, 2015 Details
Aetole tripunctella August 02, 2015 CA Ivy Sebastian County, Arkansas, United States August 03, 2015 Details
Galgula partita
The Wedgling
August 02, 2015 CA Ivy Sebastian County, Arkansas, United States August 03, 2015 Details
Crambus albellus
Small White Grass-veneer
July 03, 2015 gary yankech Ontario, Canada August 03, 2015 Details
Coenonympha tullia
Common Ringlet
August 01, 2015 Stylurus Washtenaw County, Michigan, United States August 03, 2015 Details
Synanthedon exitiosa
Peachtree Borer Moth
August 01, 2015 curtis.lehman
(Jeff Pusateri)
Crawford County, Pennsylvania, United States August 03, 2015 Details
Eacles imperialis
Imperial moth
August 01, 2015 larisag Ontario, Canada August 03, 2015 Details
Actias luna
Luna moth
August 02, 2015 mafetter Marion County, Indiana, United States August 03, 2015 Details
Panthea furcilla
Eastern Panthea
August 03, 2015 digginflowers Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, United States August 03, 2015 Details
Desmia maculalis August 02, 2015 Bill Keim Bucks County, Pennsylvania, United States August 03, 2015 Details
Anisota senatoria
Orange-tipped oakworm moth
August 02, 2015 Carol Thornton-Anderson Orange County, Indiana, United States August 03, 2015 Details
Hypercompe scribonia
Great Leopard Moth
August 02, 2015 ridgeboy Polk County, Florida, United States August 03, 2015 Details
Salbia haemorrhoidalis
Lantana Leaftier Moth
August 02, 2015 PopularOutcast Alachua County, Florida, United States August 03, 2015 Details
Spodoptera ornithogalli
Yellow-striped Armyworm Moth
August 01, 2015 rozentali Wake County, North Carolina, United States August 03, 2015 Details
Halysidota sp. August 01, 2015 rozentali Wake County, North Carolina, United States August 03, 2015 Details
Lycaena epixanthe
Bog Copper
July 30, 2015 Stylurus Hillsdale County, Michigan, United States August 03, 2015 Details
Phaneta ornatula July 24, 2015 froghavenfarm Hickman County, Tennessee, United States August 03, 2015 Details
Raphia frater
The Brother Moth
July 04, 2015 skywatcher British Columbia, Canada August 03, 2015 Details
Zotheca tranquilla
Elderberry Moth
July 15, 2015 skywatcher British Columbia, Canada August 03, 2015 Details
Callizzia amorata
The Gray Scoopwing
July 19, 2015 skywatcher British Columbia, Canada August 03, 2015 Details
Campaea perlata
Pale Beauty
July 19, 2015 skywatcher British Columbia, Canada August 03, 2015 Details
Caripeta divisata
Gray Spruce Looper
July 27, 2015 skywatcher British Columbia, Canada August 03, 2015 Details
Vanessa atalanta
Red Admiral
July 31, 2015 kinuko Snohomish County, Washington, United States August 03, 2015 Details
Meganola phylla May 13, 2014 JHCarpenter Marion County, Tennessee, United States August 03, 2015 Details
Epimecis hortaria
Tulip-Tree Beauty
April 18, 2014 JHCarpenter Marion County, Tennessee, United States August 03, 2015 Details
Eutrapela clemataria
Curved-Toothed Geometer
July 25, 2015 Greenesnake Gibson County, Tennessee, United States August 03, 2015 Details
Parapoynx allionealis
Watermilfoil Leafcutter Moth
July 25, 2015 BeaLaporte Ontario, Canada August 03, 2015 Details
Phyciodes tharos
Pearl Crescent
July 25, 2015 dendroica5 Hampshire County, Massachusetts, United States August 03, 2015 Details
Eumorpha pandorus
Pandorus Sphinx
September 12, 2014 Greenesnake Gibson County, Tennessee, United States August 03, 2015 Details
Papilio glaucus
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail
July 21, 2015 bobeisenman Essex County, Massachusetts, United States August 03, 2015 Details
Ctenucha virginica
Virginia Ctenucha
July 18, 2015 A. Scott Berkshire County, Massachusetts, United States August 03, 2015 Details
Megisto cymela
Little Wood-Satyr
June 07, 2015 Wizkitty Norfolk County, Massachusetts, United States August 03, 2015 Details
Eacles imperialis
Imperial moth
July 29, 2015 Sage of Soul Marion County, Indiana, United States August 02, 2015 Details
Pseudohermonassa bicarnea
Pink-spotted Dart
August 02, 2015 Carol Thornton-Anderson Orange County, Indiana, United States August 02, 2015 Details
Polygonia comma
Eastern Comma
August 02, 2015 ButterBelle Putnam County, Tennessee, United States August 02, 2015 Details
Natada nasoni
Nason's Slug Moth
June 09, 2015 AllenRatz Buncombe County, North Carolina, United States August 02, 2015 Details
Leucania inermis
Unarmed Wainscot
July 29, 2015 Howell_Curtis Harrison County, Indiana, United States August 02, 2015 Details
Eacles imperialis
Imperial moth
August 01, 2015 Bob Maushammer Charlottesville City County, Virginia, United States August 02, 2015 Details
Caloptilia sassafrasella
Sassafras Caloptilia Moth
June 09, 2015 AllenRatz Buncombe County, North Carolina, United States August 02, 2015 Details
Paralobesia viteana
Grape Berry Moth
June 09, 2015 AllenRatz Buncombe County, North Carolina, United States August 02, 2015 Details
Maliattha synochitis
Black-dotted Maliattha
June 09, 2015 AllenRatz Buncombe County, North Carolina, United States August 02, 2015 Details
Olethreutes appendiceum
Serviceberry Leafroller
June 09, 2015 AllenRatz Buncombe County, North Carolina, United States August 02, 2015 Details
Pyrausta orphisalis
Orange Mint Moth
July 25, 2015 ba.cowan Kenton County, Kentucky, United States August 02, 2015 Details
Panthea furcilla
Eastern Panthea
June 09, 2015 AllenRatz Buncombe County, North Carolina, United States August 02, 2015 Details
Tortricidia flexuosa June 09, 2015 AllenRatz Buncombe County, North Carolina, United States August 02, 2015 Details
Horisme intestinata
Brown Bark Carpet
June 09, 2015 AllenRatz Buncombe County, North Carolina, United States August 02, 2015 Details
Catastega aceriella
Maple Trumpet Skeletonizer Moth
June 08, 2015 AllenRatz Buncombe County, North Carolina, United States August 02, 2015 Details
Catocala residua
Residua Underwing
August 01, 2015 edenny Hampshire County, Massachusetts, United States August 02, 2015 Details
Eacles imperialis
Imperial moth
July 22, 2015 ba.cowan Kenton County, Kentucky, United States August 02, 2015 Details
Euchaetes egle
Milkweed Tussock Moth or Milkweed Tiger Moth
August 02, 2015 Homegardener3816 Fairfax County, Virginia, United States August 02, 2015 Details
Thyris sepulchralis
Mournful Thyris
April 03, 2012 Dave Wendelken Rockingham County, Virginia, United States August 02, 2015 Details
Mathildana newmanella May 21, 2012 Dave Wendelken Rockingham County, Virginia, United States August 02, 2015 Details
Dicymolomia julianalis June 06, 2015 lfelliott Polk County, Missouri, United States August 02, 2015 Details
Papilio troilus
Spicebush Swallowtail
August 02, 2015 Buckeye Bruce Franklin County, Ohio, United States August 02, 2015 Details
Scopula limboundata
Large Lace-border
July 26, 2015 franpope Garrett County, Maryland, United States August 02, 2015 Details
Harrisimemna trisignata
Harris' Three Spot
July 26, 2015 franpope Garrett County, Maryland, United States August 02, 2015 Details
Metalectra quadrisignata
Four-spotted Fungus Moth
July 26, 2015 franpope Garrett County, Maryland, United States August 02, 2015 Details
Hemaris diffinis
Snowberry Clearwing
August 02, 2015 Chet Gottfried Centre County, Pennsylvania, United States August 02, 2015 Details
Zale horrida
Horrid Zale
July 26, 2015 franpope Garrett County, Maryland, United States August 02, 2015 Details
Haploa clymene
Clymene Moth
July 26, 2015 franpope Garrett County, Maryland, United States August 02, 2015 Details
Phosphila turbulenta
Turbulent Phosphila
July 25, 2015 franpope Garrett County, Maryland, United States August 02, 2015 Details
Idia lubricalis
Glossy Black Idia Moth
July 25, 2015 franpope Garrett County, Maryland, United States August 02, 2015 Details
Hyppa xylinoides
Common Hyppa
July 25, 2015 franpope Garrett County, Maryland, United States August 02, 2015 Details
Ceratomia undulosa
Waved sphinx
July 25, 2015 franpope Garrett County, Maryland, United States August 02, 2015 Details
Polites origenes
Crossline Skipper
August 02, 2015 stephen stedman Trousdale County, Tennessee, United States August 02, 2015 Details
Schizura ipomoeae
Morning-glory Prominent
July 23, 2015 franpope Garrett County, Maryland, United States August 02, 2015 Details
Acronicta exilis
Exiled Dagger Moth
June 22, 2015 franpope Garrett County, Maryland, United States August 02, 2015 Details
Polites peckius
Peck's Skipper
August 02, 2015 stephen stedman Trousdale County, Tennessee, United States August 02, 2015 Details
Dyspyralis puncticosta
Spot-edged Dyspyralis Moth
July 13, 2015 franpope Garrett County, Maryland, United States August 02, 2015 Details
Euptoieta claudia
Variegated Fritillary
August 02, 2015 stephen stedman Trousdale County, Tennessee, United States August 02, 2015 Details
Eueretagrotis sigmoides
Sigmoid Dart
July 12, 2015 franpope Garrett County, Maryland, United States August 02, 2015 Details
Colias eurytheme
Orange Sulphur
August 02, 2015 stephen stedman Trousdale County, Tennessee, United States August 02, 2015 Details
Hypsopygia olinalis July 12, 2015 franpope Garrett County, Maryland, United States August 02, 2015 Details
Digrammia ocellinata
Faint-spotted Angle
July 13, 2015 franpope Garrett County, Maryland, United States August 02, 2015 Details
Homophoberia cristata
Waterlily Moth
July 12, 2015 franpope Garrett County, Maryland, United States August 02, 2015 Details
Asterocampa celtis
Hackberry Emperor
August 02, 2015 stephen stedman Trousdale County, Tennessee, United States August 02, 2015 Details
Idia aemula
Common Idia Moth
June 18, 2015 franpope Garrett County, Maryland, United States August 02, 2015 Details
Besma endropiaria
Straw Besma
June 02, 2015 franpope Garrett County, Maryland, United States August 02, 2015 Details
Phyciodes tharos
Pearl Crescent
August 02, 2015 stephen stedman Trousdale County, Tennessee, United States August 02, 2015 Details
Hydrelia condensata June 02, 2015 franpope Garrett County, Maryland, United States August 02, 2015 Details
Lochmaeus manteo
Variable Oakleaf Caterpillar Moth
July 17, 2015 franpope Garrett County, Maryland, United States August 02, 2015 Details
Phyciodes tharos
Pearl Crescent
August 01, 2015 CA Ivy Washington County, Arkansas, United States August 02, 2015 Details
Epargyreus clarus
Silver-spotted Skipper
August 02, 2015 stephen stedman Trousdale County, Tennessee, United States August 02, 2015 Details
Ostrinia nubilalis
European Corn Borer Moth
July 17, 2015 franpope Garrett County, Maryland, United States August 02, 2015 Details
Poanes zabulon
Zabulon Skipper
August 02, 2015 stephen stedman Trousdale County, Tennessee, United States August 02, 2015 Details
Atalopedes campestris
Sachem
August 01, 2015 CA Ivy Washington County, Arkansas, United States August 02, 2015 Details
Limenitis arthemis astyanax
'Astyanax' Red-spotted Purple
August 02, 2015 stephen stedman Trousdale County, Tennessee, United States August 02, 2015 Details
Atalopedes campestris
Sachem
August 02, 2015 stephen stedman Trousdale County, Tennessee, United States August 02, 2015 Details
Epargyreus clarus
Silver-spotted Skipper
August 01, 2015 CA Ivy Washington County, Arkansas, United States August 02, 2015 Details
Papilio glaucus
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail
August 02, 2015 stephen stedman Trousdale County, Tennessee, United States August 02, 2015 Details