Recently Verified Sightings

This page displays the most recent user-submitted butterfly and moth sightings that have been verified by collaborating regional coordinators. Use the tabs to switch between the map and table view.

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Species Observation Date Submitter Location Verified Date
Spodoptera frugiperda
Fall Armyworm Moth
October 24, 2014 digginflowers Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, United States October 25, 2014 Details
Paonias astylus
Huckleberry sphinx
July 23, 2014 ebolton Rockingham County, New Hampshire, United States October 25, 2014 Details
Papaipema furcata
Ash Tip Borer Moth
September 25, 2014 Monica Miller Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, United States October 25, 2014 Details
Argyresthia oreasella
Cherry Shoot Borer
June 21, 2014 Monica Miller Elk County, Pennsylvania, United States October 25, 2014 Details
Lycomorpha pholus
Black-and-yellow Lichen Moth
July 20, 2014 Monica Miller Centre County, Pennsylvania, United States October 25, 2014 Details
Chionodes discoocellella
Eyeringed Chionodes
September 26, 2014 Monica Miller Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, United States October 25, 2014 Details
Metalectra richardsi
Richard's Fungus Moth
October 17, 2014 ridgeboy Polk County, Florida, United States October 25, 2014 Details
Olethreutes nigranum
Variable Nigranum
June 13, 2011 ozcomomoths Ozark County, Missouri, United States October 25, 2014 Details
Hylephila phyleus
Fiery Skipper
August 20, 2014 LittleButterflyWoman Marshall County, Kentucky, United States October 25, 2014 Details
Glaphyria fulminalis
Black-patched Glaphyria Moth
July 25, 2014 AllenRatz Buncombe County, North Carolina, United States October 25, 2014 Details
Idaea obfusaria
Rippled Wave
July 11, 2014 rdhealy1951 Hart County, Kentucky, United States October 25, 2014 Details
Parectopa robiniella
Locust Digitate Leafminer
July 25, 2014 Bill Hubick Anne Arundel County, Maryland, United States October 25, 2014 Details
Phaecasiophora niveiguttana
Labyrinth Moth
July 25, 2014 Bill Hubick Anne Arundel County, Maryland, United States October 25, 2014 Details
Choristoneura rosaceana
Oblique-banded Leafroller Moth
July 25, 2014 Mapper Christian County, Illinois, United States October 25, 2014 Details
Emmelina monodactyla
Morning-glory Plume Moth
July 09, 2014 Dave Webb Harford County, Maryland, United States October 25, 2014 Details
Metalectra miserulata July 28, 2014 Jim Eckert Cochise County, Arizona, United States October 24, 2014 Details
Hypagyrtis unipunctata
One-Spotted Variant
April 26, 2011 ugugusgili Swain County, North Carolina, United States October 24, 2014 Details
Eutelia pulcherrima
Beautiful Eutelia
April 26, 2011 ugugusgili Swain County, North Carolina, United States October 24, 2014 Details
Acleris nigrolinea October 24, 2014 Carol Thornton-Anderson Orange County, Indiana, United States October 24, 2014 Details
Poanes viator
Broad-winged Skipper
October 24, 2014 Mike Dillon Texas, Panola County, United States October 24, 2014 Details
Junonia coenia
Common Buckeye
October 24, 2014 Mike Dillon Texas, Panola County, United States October 24, 2014 Details
Paectes abrostoloides
Large Paectes
October 24, 2014 Carol Thornton-Anderson Orange County, Indiana, United States October 24, 2014 Details
Lithophane baileyi
Bailey's Pinion
October 24, 2014 K Stilwell Tazewell County, Virginia, United States October 24, 2014 Details
Hypena scabra
Green Cloverworm Moth
October 24, 2014 K Stilwell Tazewell County, Virginia, United States October 24, 2014 Details
Hypercompe scribonia
Great Leopard Moth
June 28, 2014 K Stilwell Tazewell County, Virginia, United States October 24, 2014 Details
Papilio palamedes
Palamedes Swallowtail
October 19, 2014 nancyblue3 East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana, United States October 24, 2014 Details
Ascalapha odorata
Black Witch
October 23, 2014 aaron@scbdistributors.com Los Angeles County, California, United States October 24, 2014 Details
Pieris rapae
Cabbage White
October 16, 2014 stormyeyes99 Sussex County, New Jersey, United States October 24, 2014 Details
Acharia stimulea
Saddleback Caterpillar Moth
September 14, 2014 stormyeyes99 Warren County, New Jersey, United States October 24, 2014 Details
Acharia stimulea
Saddleback Caterpillar Moth
September 07, 2014 stormyeyes99 Somerset County, New Jersey, United States October 24, 2014 Details
Etiella zinckenella October 21, 2014 ridgeboy Polk County, Florida, United States October 24, 2014 Details
Lophocampa caryae
Hickory Tussock Moth or Hickory Tiger Moth
October 02, 2014 Eelhsa Fairfield County, Ohio, United States October 24, 2014 Details
Atalopedes campestris
Sachem
October 19, 2014 Redheart Canyonlands Bandera County, Texas, United States October 24, 2014 Details
Philotes sonorensis
Sonoran Blue
October 03, 2014 mmjdelgado Santa Barbara County, California, United States October 24, 2014 Details
Philotes sonorensis
Sonoran Blue
March 17, 2014 mmjdelgado Santa Barbara County, California, United States October 24, 2014 Details
Philotes sonorensis
Sonoran Blue
March 17, 2014 mmjdelgado Santa Barbara County, California, United States October 24, 2014 Details
Coenonympha tullia
Common Ringlet
August 28, 2014 mmjdelgado Santa Barbara County, California, United States October 24, 2014 Details
Abaeis nicippe
Sleepy Orange
October 19, 2014 Robert Gorman San Diego County, California, United States October 24, 2014 Details
Atlides halesus
Great Purple Hairstreak
October 19, 2014 Robert Gorman San Diego County, California, United States October 24, 2014 Details
Ptichodis vinculum
Black-tipped Ptichodis
October 23, 2014 jjflossem Hernando County, Florida, United States October 24, 2014 Details
Oligocentria lignicolor
White-Streaked Prominent
September 14, 2014 stormyeyes99 Warren County, New Jersey, United States October 24, 2014 Details
Sunira bicolorago
Bicolored Sallow
October 22, 2014 Latenight Cameron County, Pennsylvania, United States October 24, 2014 Details
Agapema anona
Mexican agapema
October 23, 2014 Cingram Texas, Martin County, United States October 24, 2014 Details
Atalopedes campestris
Sachem
October 09, 2014 brdwtchr Texas County, Missouri, United States October 24, 2014 Details
Atalopedes campestris
Sachem
October 09, 2014 brdwtchr Texas County, Missouri, United States October 24, 2014 Details
Anticarsia gemmatalis
Velvetbean Caterpillar Moth
October 21, 2014 Latenight Cameron County, Pennsylvania, United States October 24, 2014 Details
Catocala ilia
Ilia Underwing
October 21, 2014 Latenight Cameron County, Pennsylvania, United States October 24, 2014 Details
Lithophane querquera
Shivering Pinion
October 21, 2014 Latenight Cameron County, Pennsylvania, United States October 24, 2014 Details
Sonia constrictana
Constricted Sonia Moth
October 17, 2014 ridgeboy Polk County, Florida, United States October 24, 2014 Details
Schinia tobia October 18, 2014 Jay Keller Imperial County, California, United States October 24, 2014 Details
Tolype velleda
Large Tolype Moth
October 22, 2014 Michelle Myers Taney County, Missouri, United States October 24, 2014 Details
Wallengrenia otho
Southern Broken-Dash
October 17, 2014 tex-anne Texas, Travis County, United States October 24, 2014 Details
Schizura concinna
Red-humped Caterpillar Moth
October 12, 2014 fireheart Stanislaus County, California, United States October 24, 2014 Details
Herpetogramma sphingealis August 02, 2014 AllenRatz Buncombe County, North Carolina, United States October 24, 2014 Details
Colias philodice
Clouded Sulphur
August 11, 2014 Kazumi Barren County, Kentucky, United States October 24, 2014 Details
Phyciodes tharos
Pearl Crescent
July 23, 2014 AllenRatz Graham County, North Carolina, United States October 24, 2014 Details
Dasychira basiflava
Yellow-based Tussock Moth
August 09, 2014 edenny Hampshire County, Massachusetts, United States October 24, 2014 Details
Pero morrisonaria
Morrison's Pero
August 02, 2014 janno Clermont County, Ohio, United States October 24, 2014 Details
Tolype velleda
Large Tolype Moth
July 16, 2014 MissPelled Ontario, Canada October 24, 2014 Details
Spragueia leo
Common Spragueia
July 22, 2014 floracliff Fayette County, Kentucky, United States October 24, 2014 Details
Digrammia irrorata July 28, 2014 Jim Eckert Cochise County, Arizona, United States October 23, 2014 Details
Manduca sexta
Carolina sphinx
October 04, 2014 sunshinedaydream Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, United States October 23, 2014 Details
Tolype velleda
Large Tolype Moth
September 24, 2014 sunshinedaydream Wyoming County, Pennsylvania, United States October 23, 2014 Details
Agnorisma badinodis
Pale-banded Dart
October 23, 2014 Carol Thornton-Anderson Orange County, Indiana, United States October 23, 2014 Details
Papaipema baptisiae October 22, 2014 Keith Ewell Saline County, Illinois, United States October 23, 2014 Details
Amphipyra pyramidoides
Copper Underwing
October 22, 2014 Latenight Cameron County, Pennsylvania, United States October 23, 2014 Details
Mythimna unipuncta
Armyworm Moth
October 22, 2014 Latenight Cameron County, Pennsylvania, United States October 23, 2014 Details
Zale lunata
Lunate Zale
October 22, 2014 Latenight Cameron County, Pennsylvania, United States October 23, 2014 Details
Leucania insueta June 06, 2014 J_Martineau Park County, Wyoming, United States October 23, 2014 Details
Hyles lineata
White-lined Sphinx
June 06, 2014 J_Martineau Park County, Wyoming, United States October 23, 2014 Details
Boloria kriemhild
Relict Fritillary
June 07, 2014 J_Martineau Park County, Wyoming, United States October 23, 2014 Details
Cucullia antipoda June 06, 2014 J_Martineau Park County, Wyoming, United States October 23, 2014 Details
Drasteria hudsonica June 06, 2014 J_Martineau Park County, Wyoming, United States October 23, 2014 Details
Vanessa cardui
Painted Lady
June 06, 2014 J_Martineau Park County, Wyoming, United States October 23, 2014 Details
Anarta crotchii June 06, 2014 J_Martineau Park County, Wyoming, United States October 23, 2014 Details
Stretchia plusiiformis June 06, 2014 J_Martineau Park County, Wyoming, United States October 23, 2014 Details
Hada sutrina June 06, 2014 J_Martineau Park County, Wyoming, United States October 23, 2014 Details
Phyllodesma americana
Lappet Moth
June 06, 2014 J_Martineau Park County, Wyoming, United States October 23, 2014 Details
Callophrys gryneus
Juniper Hairstreak
June 05, 2014 J_Martineau Park County, Wyoming, United States October 23, 2014 Details
Smerinthus cerisyi
One-eyed sphinx
June 06, 2014 J_Martineau Park County, Wyoming, United States October 23, 2014 Details
Pholisora catullus
Common Sootywing
June 03, 2014 J_Martineau Big Horn County, Montana, United States October 23, 2014 Details
Phyciodes pallida
Pale Crescent
June 03, 2014 J_Martineau Big Horn County, Montana, United States October 23, 2014 Details
Phyciodes tharos
Pearl Crescent
May 26, 2014 J_Martineau Sheridan County, Wyoming, United States October 23, 2014 Details
Callophrys augustinus
Brown Elfin
May 24, 2014 J_Martineau Sheridan County, Wyoming, United States October 23, 2014 Details
Erynnis persius
Persius Duskywing
May 24, 2014 J_Martineau Sheridan County, Wyoming, United States October 23, 2014 Details
Euphydryas anicia
Anicia Checkerspot
May 24, 2014 J_Martineau Sheridan County, Wyoming, United States October 23, 2014 Details
Papilio polyxenes
Black Swallowtail
October 23, 2014 TinaMarie52 York County, Pennsylvania, United States October 23, 2014 Details
Calephelis wrighti
Wright's Metalmark
October 18, 2014 Robert Gorman San Diego County, California, United States October 23, 2014 Details
Apodemia mejicanus
Sonoran Metalmark
October 19, 2014 Robert Gorman San Diego County, California, United States October 23, 2014 Details
Ennomos magnaria
Maple Spanworm
October 23, 2014 John LeBlanc Chesterfield County, Virginia, United States October 23, 2014 Details
Plodia interpunctella
Indian-Meal Moth
October 22, 2014 Keith Ewell Saline County, Illinois, United States October 23, 2014 Details
Papaipema astuta
Yellow Stoneroot Borer Moth
August 30, 2003 curtis.lehman
(Steven Johnson)
Boone County, West Virginia, United States October 23, 2014 Details
Papaipema impecuniosa
Aster Borer Moth
September 21, 2001 curtis.lehman
(Steven Johnson)
Tioga County, Pennsylvania, United States October 23, 2014 Details
Papaipema impecuniosa
Aster Borer Moth
September 22, 2004 curtis.lehman
(Steven Johnson)
Sullivan County, Pennsylvania, United States October 23, 2014 Details
Papaipema impecuniosa
Aster Borer Moth
October 20, 1994 curtis.lehman
(Steven Johnson)
Northumberland County, Pennsylvania, United States October 23, 2014 Details
Pilocrocis ramentalis
Scraped Pilocrocis
August 28, 2014 Waystation1067 Fort Bend County, Texas, United States October 23, 2014 Details
Agrius cingulata
Pink-spotted hawkmoth
August 31, 2014 Waystation1067 Fort Bend County, Texas, United States October 23, 2014 Details
Diaphania hyalinata
Melonworm Moth
August 28, 2014 Waystation1067 Fort Bend County, Texas, United States October 23, 2014 Details
Eumorpha achemon
Achemon sphinx
August 27, 2014 Waystation1067 Fort Bend County, Texas, United States October 23, 2014 Details
Zale lunata
Lunate Zale
October 21, 2014 Latenight Cameron County, Pennsylvania, United States October 23, 2014 Details