Recently Verified Sightings

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Species Observation Date Submitter Location Verified Date
Erynnis tristis
Mournful Duskywing
May 29, 2016 PONYRCR Los Angeles County, California, United States May 30, 2016 Details
Euphydryas chalcedona
Chalcedon Checkerspot
May 19, 2016 TPeterson San Mateo County, California, United States May 30, 2016 Details
Thorybes pylades
Northern Cloudywing
May 19, 2016 TPeterson San Mateo County, California, United States May 30, 2016 Details
Plebejus acmon
Acmon Blue
May 19, 2016 TPeterson San Mateo County, California, United States May 30, 2016 Details
Plebejus acmon
Acmon Blue
May 19, 2016 TPeterson San Mateo County, California, United States May 30, 2016 Details
Plebejus acmon
Acmon Blue
May 19, 2016 TPeterson San Mateo County, California, United States May 30, 2016 Details
Plebejus icarioides
Boisduval's Blue
May 19, 2016 TPeterson San Mateo County, California, United States May 30, 2016 Details
Callophrys eryphon
Western Pine Elfin
May 22, 2016 TPeterson Mendocino County, California, United States May 30, 2016 Details
Cupido amyntula
Western Tailed-Blue
May 23, 2016 TPeterson Marin County, California, United States May 30, 2016 Details
Pyrausta acrionalis May 26, 2016 CA Ivy Sebastian County, Arkansas, United States May 29, 2016 Details
Ponometia erastrioides
Small Bird-dropping Moth
May 29, 2016 SteveSass St Joseph County, Indiana, United States May 29, 2016 Details
Epimecis hortaria
Tulip-Tree Beauty
May 27, 2016 CA Ivy
(Jon C. Ivy)
Adair County, Oklahoma, United States May 29, 2016 Details
Elaphria alapallida
Pale-winged Midget
May 28, 2016 drkilmer Frederick County, Maryland, United States May 29, 2016 Details
Tortricidia testacea
Warm-chevroned Moth
May 28, 2016 drkilmer Maryland, United States May 29, 2016 Details
Epipaschia superatalis
Dimorphic Macalla Moth
May 28, 2016 CA Ivy Sebastian County, Arkansas, United States May 29, 2016 Details
Paralobesia liriodendrana
Tulip-tree Leaftier Moth
May 28, 2016 drkilmer Frederick County, Maryland, United States May 29, 2016 Details
Ancylis laciniana May 28, 2016 drkilmer Frederick County, Maryland, United States May 29, 2016 Details
Packardia albipunctata May 28, 2016 drkilmer Frederick County, Maryland, United States May 29, 2016 Details
Allotria elonympha
False Underwing
May 28, 2016 drkilmer Frederick County, Maryland, United States May 29, 2016 Details
Pyrisitia lisa
Little Yellow
May 28, 2016 CA Ivy Logan County, Arkansas, United States May 29, 2016 Details
Hypena bijugalis
Dimorphic Bomolocha Moth
May 29, 2016 CA Ivy Sebastian County, Arkansas, United States May 29, 2016 Details
Plagodis serinaria
Lemon Plagodis
May 28, 2016 drkilmer Frederick County, Maryland, United States May 29, 2016 Details
Nemoria bistriaria
Red-fringed Emerald
May 25, 2016 tom nolan Burlington County, New Jersey, United States May 29, 2016 Details
Hyalophora cecropia
Cecropia silkmoth
May 28, 2016 m.o.ther Lucas County, Ohio, United States May 29, 2016 Details
Alypia octomaculata
Eight-spotted Forester
May 29, 2016 abixby Tompkins County, New York, United States May 29, 2016 Details
Actias luna
Luna moth
May 29, 2016 mebuechner Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, United States May 29, 2016 Details
Olethreutes ferrolineana May 28, 2016 treichard Anne Arundel County, Maryland, United States May 29, 2016 Details
Xestia dolosa
Greater Black-letter Dart
May 28, 2016 digginflowers Lebanon County, Pennsylvania, United States May 29, 2016 Details
Coleophora cratipennella
Streaked Coleophora Moth
May 28, 2016 treichard Anne Arundel County, Maryland, United States May 29, 2016 Details
Coleotechnites florae
Coleotechnites Flower Moth
May 28, 2016 treichard Anne Arundel County, Maryland, United States May 29, 2016 Details
Protoboarmia porcelaria
Porcelain Gray
May 29, 2016 digginflowers Lebanon County, Pennsylvania, United States May 29, 2016 Details
Hemaris diffinis
Snowberry Clearwing
May 29, 2016 goodmusic Somerset County, Pennsylvania, United States May 29, 2016 Details
Hypagyrtis unipunctata
One-Spotted Variant
May 29, 2016 digginflowers Lebanon County, Pennsylvania, United States May 29, 2016 Details
Asterocampa celtis
Hackberry Emperor
May 29, 2016 billwx Garfield County, Oklahoma, United States May 29, 2016 Details
Amphion floridensis
Nessus sphinx
May 29, 2016 rohonczyl Ontario, Canada May 29, 2016 Details
Pyralis farinalis
Meal Moth
May 29, 2016 Mgroleau22 Baltimore County, Maryland, United States May 29, 2016 Details
Epargyreus clarus
Silver-spotted Skipper
May 28, 2016 jvincemery Loudoun County, Virginia, United States May 29, 2016 Details
Iridopsis larvaria
Bent-Lined Gray
May 27, 2016 curtis.lehman
(Jesse Babonis)
Montour County, Pennsylvania, United States May 29, 2016 Details
Plagodis fervidaria
Fervid Plagodis
May 27, 2016 curtis.lehman
(Jesse Babonis)
Montour County, Pennsylvania, United States May 29, 2016 Details
Panopoda rufimargo
Red-lined Panopoda
May 27, 2016 curtis.lehman
(Jesse Babonis)
Montour County, Pennsylvania, United States May 29, 2016 Details
Dargida diffusa
Wheat Head Armyworm Moth
May 27, 2016 curtis.lehman
(Jesse Babonis)
Montour County, Pennsylvania, United States May 29, 2016 Details
Acronicta hamamelis May 25, 2016 Jim Eckert Berks County, Pennsylvania, United States May 29, 2016 Details
Pyrrharctia isabella
Isabella Tiger Moth or Banded Woolybear
May 18, 2016 digginflowers Lebanon County, Pennsylvania, United States May 29, 2016 Details
Antheraea polyphemus
Polyphemus moth
May 29, 2016 jessjeric Lake County, Ohio, United States May 29, 2016 Details
Eucosma tocullionana
White Pine Cone Borer
May 27, 2016 drkilmer Frederick County, Maryland, United States May 29, 2016 Details
Palpita magniferalis
Splendid Palpita
May 28, 2016 SteveSass St Joseph County, Indiana, United States May 29, 2016 Details
Rivula propinqualis
Spotted Grass Moth
May 28, 2016 SteveSass St Joseph County, Indiana, United States May 29, 2016 Details
Spilosoma congrua
Agreeable Tiger Moth
May 29, 2016 digginflowers Lebanon County, Pennsylvania, United States May 29, 2016 Details
Nemoria mimosaria
White-fringed Emerald
May 29, 2016 SteveSass St Joseph County, Indiana, United States May 29, 2016 Details
Ethmia trifurcella May 29, 2016 digginflowers Lebanon County, Pennsylvania, United States May 29, 2016 Details
Hypagyrtis unipunctata
One-Spotted Variant
May 25, 2016 Pamela D. Fisher Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, United States May 29, 2016 Details
Spilosoma congrua
Agreeable Tiger Moth
May 29, 2016 SteveSass St Joseph County, Indiana, United States May 29, 2016 Details
Palthis angulalis
Dark-spotted Palthis Moth
May 26, 2016 Pamela D. Fisher Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, United States May 29, 2016 Details
Campaea perlata
Pale Beauty
May 25, 2016 Pamela D. Fisher Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, United States May 29, 2016 Details
Hyalophora cecropia
Cecropia silkmoth
May 29, 2016 fsecor Greenville County, South Carolina, United States May 29, 2016 Details
Dyspteris abortivaria
The Bad-wing
May 25, 2016 Pamela D. Fisher Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, United States May 29, 2016 Details
Aphomia sociella
Bee Moth
May 29, 2016 SaraJE Ontario, Canada May 29, 2016 Details
Idia americalis
American Idia Moth
May 28, 2016 digginflowers Lebanon County, Pennsylvania, United States May 29, 2016 Details
Clostera albosigma
Sigmoid Prominent
May 29, 2016 digginflowers Lebanon County, Pennsylvania, United States May 29, 2016 Details
Archips argyrospila
Fruit-tree Leafroller Moth
May 27, 2016 K. S. Veitch Laurel County, Kentucky, United States May 29, 2016 Details
Ancylis comptana May 27, 2016 K. S. Veitch Laurel County, Kentucky, United States May 29, 2016 Details
Pyrausta acrionalis May 28, 2016 K. S. Veitch Laurel County, Kentucky, United States May 29, 2016 Details
Lipocosmodes fuliginosalis May 28, 2016 K. S. Veitch Laurel County, Kentucky, United States May 29, 2016 Details
Dichomeris nonstrigella May 28, 2016 K. S. Veitch Laurel County, Kentucky, United States May 29, 2016 Details
Desmia funeralis
Grape Leaffolder Moth
May 28, 2016 K. S. Veitch Laurel County, Kentucky, United States May 29, 2016 Details
Dichomeris juncidella May 28, 2016 monstermoose Henry County, Indiana, United States May 29, 2016 Details
Hypagyrtis unipunctata
One-Spotted Variant
May 28, 2016 monstermoose Henry County, Indiana, United States May 29, 2016 Details
Hypagyrtis unipunctata
One-Spotted Variant
May 28, 2016 monstermoose Henry County, Indiana, United States May 29, 2016 Details
Pasiphila rectangulata
Green Pug
May 28, 2016 monstermoose Henry County, Indiana, United States May 29, 2016 Details
Epiblema otiosana
Bidens Borer Moth
May 28, 2016 monstermoose Henry County, Indiana, United States May 29, 2016 Details
Hypagyrtis unipunctata
One-Spotted Variant
May 28, 2016 monstermoose Henry County, Indiana, United States May 29, 2016 Details
Scoparia biplagialis May 28, 2016 monstermoose Henry County, Indiana, United States May 29, 2016 Details
Udea rubigalis
Celery Leaftier Moth
May 28, 2016 monstermoose Henry County, Indiana, United States May 29, 2016 Details
Agrotis ipsilon
Ipsilon Dart
May 28, 2016 monstermoose Henry County, Indiana, United States May 29, 2016 Details
Coleophora elaeagnisella
Speckled Casebearer Moth
May 28, 2016 monstermoose Henry County, Indiana, United States May 29, 2016 Details
Epiblema strenuana May 28, 2016 monstermoose Henry County, Indiana, United States May 29, 2016 Details
Ctenucha virginica
Virginia Ctenucha
May 28, 2016 monstermoose Henry County, Indiana, United States May 29, 2016 Details
Prochoerodes lineola
Large Maple Spanworm Moth
September 30, 2014 Sastro Worcester County, Maryland, United States May 29, 2016 Details
Olethreutes bipartitana May 26, 2016 tjrickert Armstrong County, Pennsylvania, United States May 29, 2016 Details
Antheraea polyphemus
Polyphemus moth
May 28, 2016 six winners Alberta, Canada May 29, 2016 Details
Speyeria cybele
Great Spangled Fritillary
May 28, 2016 lilkriskattn Sequatchie County, Tennessee, United States May 29, 2016 Details
Hyalophora euryalus
Ceanothus silkmoth
May 27, 2016 bkujala British Columbia, Canada May 29, 2016 Details
Sphinx vashti
Vashti sphinx
May 26, 2016 Kyleopolis Ravalli County, Montana, United States May 29, 2016 Details
Limenitis arthemis astyanax
'Astyanax' Red-spotted Purple
September 23, 2015 Rachelrose294 Davidson County, Tennessee, United States May 29, 2016 Details
Colias eurytheme
Orange Sulphur
May 17, 2016 PDunwiddie Island County, Washington, United States May 29, 2016 Details
Apogeshna stenialis May 27, 2016 CA Ivy Sebastian County, Arkansas, United States May 28, 2016 Details
Amorpha juglandis
Walnut sphinx
May 28, 2016 doublej McKean County, Pennsylvania, United States May 28, 2016 Details
Ceratomia undulosa
Waved sphinx
May 28, 2016 doublej McKean County, Pennsylvania, United States May 28, 2016 Details
Perispasta caeculalis May 20, 2016 tjrickert Armstrong County, Pennsylvania, United States May 28, 2016 Details
Dyspteris abortivaria
The Bad-wing
May 20, 2016 tjrickert Armstrong County, Pennsylvania, United States May 28, 2016 Details
Ponometia erastrioides
Small Bird-dropping Moth
May 20, 2016 tjrickert Armstrong County, Pennsylvania, United States May 28, 2016 Details
Chlorochlamys chloroleucaria
Blackberry Looper Moth
May 20, 2016 tjrickert Armstrong County, Pennsylvania, United States May 28, 2016 Details
Chlorochlamys chloroleucaria
Blackberry Looper Moth
May 20, 2016 tjrickert Armstrong County, Pennsylvania, United States May 28, 2016 Details
Agonopterix pulvipennella May 12, 2016 tjrickert Armstrong County, Pennsylvania, United States May 28, 2016 Details
Chionodes mediofuscella May 12, 2016 tjrickert Armstrong County, Pennsylvania, United States May 28, 2016 Details
Besma quercivoraria
Oak Besma
May 27, 2016 gluckert Hillsborough County, New Hampshire, United States May 28, 2016 Details
Parapoynx maculalis May 28, 2016 juliereid Ontario, Canada May 28, 2016 Details
Zanclognatha pedipilalis
Grayish Zanclognatha Moth
May 28, 2016 treichard Howard County, Maryland, United States May 28, 2016 Details
Renia adspergillus
Speckled Renia Moth
May 28, 2016 treichard Howard County, Maryland, United States May 28, 2016 Details
Crambus laqueatellus
Eastern Grass-veneer
May 28, 2016 treichard Howard County, Maryland, United States May 28, 2016 Details