Recently Verified Sightings

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Species Observation Date Submitter Location Verified Date
Antheraea polyphemus
Polyphemus moth
June 27, 2016 chares.regan Prince Edward Island, Canada June 27, 2016 Details
Vanessa virginiensis
American Lady
May 12, 2016 Tindomul1of9 Nassau County, New York, United States June 27, 2016 Details
Lycaena phlaeas
American Copper
May 12, 2016 Tindomul1of9 Nassau County, New York, United States June 27, 2016 Details
Vanessa atalanta
Red Admiral
June 19, 2016 Tindomul1of9 Bronx County, New York, United States June 27, 2016 Details
Polygonia comma
Eastern Comma
June 19, 2016 Tindomul1of9 Bronx County, New York, United States June 27, 2016 Details
Lycaena phlaeas
American Copper
June 24, 2016 Tindomul1of9 Suffolk County, New York, United States June 27, 2016 Details
Macrochilo absorptalis
Slant-lined Owlet Moth
June 27, 2016 Joe Bartok Ontario, Canada June 27, 2016 Details
Oreta rosea
Rose Hooktip
June 27, 2016 Joe Bartok Ontario, Canada June 27, 2016 Details
Palthis angulalis
Dark-spotted Palthis Moth
June 20, 2016 Bill Keim Bucks County, Pennsylvania, United States June 27, 2016 Details
Dyspteris abortivaria
The Bad-wing
June 26, 2016 Danbuss Ontario, Canada June 27, 2016 Details
Automeris io
Io moth
June 27, 2016 Joe Bartok Ontario, Canada June 27, 2016 Details
Leucoma salicis
(White) Satin Moth
June 27, 2016 Joe Bartok Ontario, Canada June 27, 2016 Details
Scopula limboundata
Large Lace-border
June 27, 2016 Joe Bartok Ontario, Canada June 27, 2016 Details
Elophila gyralis June 27, 2016 Joe Bartok Ontario, Canada June 27, 2016 Details
Promalactis suzukiella
Suzuki's Promalactis Moth
June 25, 2016 curtis.lehman
(Paul Dennehy)
Montour County, Pennsylvania, United States June 27, 2016 Details
Galasa nigrinodis June 25, 2016 curtis.lehman
(Paul Dennehy)
Montour County, Pennsylvania, United States June 27, 2016 Details
Speranza pustularia
Lesser Maple Spanworm Moth
June 25, 2016 curtis.lehman
(Paul Dennehy)
Montour County, Pennsylvania, United States June 27, 2016 Details
Ctenucha virginica
Virginia Ctenucha
June 25, 2016 curtis.lehman
(Paul Dennehy)
Montour County, Pennsylvania, United States June 27, 2016 Details
Ceratomia undulosa
Waved sphinx
June 26, 2016 curtis.lehman
(Paul Dennehy)
Montour County, Pennsylvania, United States June 27, 2016 Details
Cerma cerintha
Tufted Bird-Dropping Moth
June 25, 2016 curtis.lehman
(Paul Dennehy)
Montour County, Pennsylvania, United States June 27, 2016 Details
Acleris forsskaleana
Maple Leaftier
June 25, 2016 curtis.lehman
(Paul Dennehy)
Montour County, Pennsylvania, United States June 27, 2016 Details
Battaristis concinusella June 26, 2016 curtis.lehman
(Paul Dennehy)
Montour County, Pennsylvania, United States June 27, 2016 Details
Orthodes cynica
Cynical Quaker
June 25, 2016 curtis.lehman
(Paul Dennehy)
Montour County, Pennsylvania, United States June 27, 2016 Details
Cepphis armataria
Scallop Moth
June 27, 2016 digginflowers Lebanon County, Pennsylvania, United States June 27, 2016 Details
Apatelodes torrefacta
Spotted Apatelodes Moth
June 27, 2016 digginflowers Lebanon County, Pennsylvania, United States June 27, 2016 Details
Amorpha juglandis
Walnut sphinx
June 27, 2016 digginflowers Lebanon County, Pennsylvania, United States June 27, 2016 Details
Cerma cerintha
Tufted Bird-Dropping Moth
June 27, 2016 digginflowers Lebanon County, Pennsylvania, United States June 27, 2016 Details
Dypterygia rozmani
American Bird-wing Moth
June 27, 2016 digginflowers Lebanon County, Pennsylvania, United States June 27, 2016 Details
Limnaecia phragmitella
Shy Cosmet
June 26, 2016 digginflowers Lebanon County, Pennsylvania, United States June 27, 2016 Details
Metria amella
Live Oak Metria Moth
June 27, 2016 JeanEvoy De Soto County, Florida, United States June 27, 2016 Details
Acharia stimulea
Saddleback Caterpillar Moth
June 27, 2016 drkilmer Frederick County, Maryland, United States June 27, 2016 Details
Adoneta spinuloides
Purple-crested Slug Moth
June 27, 2016 drkilmer Frederick County, Maryland, United States June 27, 2016 Details
Darapsa myron
Virginia creeper sphinx
June 26, 2016 afaningita Marion County, Indiana, United States June 27, 2016 Details
Zanclognatha laevigata
Variable Zanclognatha Moth
June 26, 2016 digginflowers Lebanon County, Pennsylvania, United States June 27, 2016 Details
Isogona tenuis
Thin-lined Owlet
June 26, 2016 digginflowers Lebanon County, Pennsylvania, United States June 27, 2016 Details
Antheraea polyphemus
Polyphemus moth
June 26, 2016 DietWaffles Otsego County, New York, United States June 27, 2016 Details
Synanthedon exitiosa
Peachtree Borer Moth
June 26, 2016 treichard Howard County, Maryland, United States June 27, 2016 Details
Apatelodes torrefacta
Spotted Apatelodes Moth
June 25, 2016 reaumema Lucas County, Ohio, United States June 27, 2016 Details
Ethmia zelleriella June 26, 2016 Joe Bartok Ontario, Canada June 27, 2016 Details
Pseudothyatira cymatophoroides
Tufted Thyatirid
June 26, 2016 Joe Bartok Ontario, Canada June 27, 2016 Details
Ceratomia amyntor
Elm sphinx
June 26, 2016 Joe Bartok Ontario, Canada June 27, 2016 Details
Ctenucha virginica
Virginia Ctenucha
June 22, 2016 Jkinney Licking County, Ohio, United States June 27, 2016 Details
Ceratomia undulosa
Waved sphinx
May 31, 2016 somemel Union County, Ohio, United States June 27, 2016 Details
Automeris io
Io moth
June 26, 2016 somemel Union County, Ohio, United States June 27, 2016 Details
Papilio zelicaon
Anise Swallowtail
June 26, 2016 RichHubie Mendocino County, California, United States June 27, 2016 Details
Euphilotes battoides
Western Square-dotted Blue
June 26, 2016 PONYRCR Los Angeles County, California, United States June 27, 2016 Details
Speranza ribearia
Currant Spanworm Moth
June 26, 2016 cblazo Franklin County, Pennsylvania, United States June 27, 2016 Details
Actias luna
Luna moth
June 26, 2016 wmhinshaw Watauga County, North Carolina, United States June 27, 2016 Details
Archips purpurana June 26, 2016 digginflowers Lebanon County, Pennsylvania, United States June 27, 2016 Details
Herpetogramma theseusalis
Herpetogramma Moth
June 26, 2016 digginflowers Lebanon County, Pennsylvania, United States June 27, 2016 Details
Scopula compensata June 25, 2016 ridgeboy Polk County, Florida, United States June 27, 2016 Details
Parasa chloris
Smaller Parasa
June 26, 2016 drkilmer Frederick County, Maryland, United States June 27, 2016 Details
Epipaschia superatalis
Dimorphic Macalla Moth
June 26, 2016 drkilmer Frederick County, Maryland, United States June 27, 2016 Details
Diachrysia balluca
Hologram Moth
June 26, 2016 monikawood Steuben County, New York, United States June 27, 2016 Details
Eulithis explanata
White Eulithis
June 24, 2016 edenny Hampshire County, Massachusetts, United States June 27, 2016 Details
Costaconvexa centrostrigaria
The Bent-line Carpet
June 24, 2016 edenny Hampshire County, Massachusetts, United States June 27, 2016 Details
Costaconvexa centrostrigaria
The Bent-line Carpet
June 13, 2016 Steve Scholnick Calvert County, Maryland, United States June 27, 2016 Details
Scopula limboundata
Large Lace-border
June 12, 2016 Steve Scholnick Calvert County, Maryland, United States June 27, 2016 Details
Amblyscirtes aesculapius
Lace-winged Roadside-Skipper
June 11, 2016 crprice Carter County, Missouri, United States June 27, 2016 Details
Poanes zabulon
Zabulon Skipper
June 25, 2015 crprice Ripley County, Missouri, United States June 27, 2016 Details
Poanes zabulon
Zabulon Skipper
July 10, 2015 crprice Ripley County, Missouri, United States June 27, 2016 Details
Pyralis farinalis
Meal Moth
June 25, 2016 sseagrave Sheridan County, Wyoming, United States June 27, 2016 Details
Smerinthus cerisyi
One-eyed sphinx
June 25, 2016 sseagrave Sheridan County, Wyoming, United States June 27, 2016 Details
Lophocampa maculata
Spotted Tussock Moth or Yellow-Spotted Tiger Moth
June 25, 2016 sseagrave Sheridan County, Wyoming, United States June 27, 2016 Details
Antheraea polyphemus
Polyphemus moth
June 25, 2016 sseagrave Sheridan County, Wyoming, United States June 27, 2016 Details
Polites draco
Draco Skipper
June 24, 2016 janazak Yukon Territory, Canada June 27, 2016 Details
Plebejus glandon
Arctic Blue
June 22, 2016 janazak Yukon Territory, Canada June 27, 2016 Details
Cupido amyntula
Western Tailed-Blue
June 22, 2016 janazak Yukon Territory, Canada June 27, 2016 Details
Heliothis oregonica June 19, 2016 PBjork Pennington County, South Dakota, United States June 27, 2016 Details
Euchaetes egle
Milkweed Tussock Moth or Milkweed Tiger Moth
August 11, 2015 Kitty329 Day County, South Dakota, United States June 27, 2016 Details
Prionoxystus robiniae
Carpenterworm Moth
June 18, 2016 Kitty329 Day County, South Dakota, United States June 27, 2016 Details
Actias luna
Luna moth
June 11, 2016 brendamae_mo@yahoo.com Lincoln County, Missouri, United States June 27, 2016 Details
Sympistis kappa June 14, 2016 ozcomomoths Ozark County, Missouri, United States June 27, 2016 Details
Apatelodes torrefacta
Spotted Apatelodes Moth
June 18, 2016 Dunn Family Buchanan County, Missouri, United States June 27, 2016 Details
Colias eurytheme
Orange Sulphur
June 16, 2016 Robert Putnam Johnson County, Missouri, United States June 27, 2016 Details
Megisto cymela
Little Wood-Satyr
June 18, 2016 Doug Backlund Lyman County, South Dakota, United States June 27, 2016 Details
Aglossa disciferalis
Pink-masked Pyralid Moth
May 29, 2016 Jon Rapp Boone County, Missouri, United States June 27, 2016 Details
Macrochilo litophora
Brown-lined Owlet Moth
June 11, 2016 ozcomomoths Ozark County, Missouri, United States June 27, 2016 Details
Allotria elonympha
False Underwing
June 11, 2016 ozcomomoths Ozark County, Missouri, United States June 27, 2016 Details
Perigea xanthioides
Red Groundling
June 11, 2016 ozcomomoths Ozark County, Missouri, United States June 27, 2016 Details
Cerura scitiscripta
Black-Etched Prominent
June 06, 2016 Jon Rapp Boone County, Missouri, United States June 27, 2016 Details
Hypercompe scribonia
Great Leopard Moth
June 18, 2016 Jon Rapp Boone County, Missouri, United States June 27, 2016 Details
Galasa nigrinodis June 15, 2016 ozcomomoths Ozark County, Missouri, United States June 27, 2016 Details
Agriopodes fallax
The Green Marvel
June 16, 2016 Jon Rapp Boone County, Missouri, United States June 27, 2016 Details
Patalene olyzonaria
Juniper Geometer
June 25, 2016 curtis.lehman
(Paul Dennehy)
Montour County, Pennsylvania, United States June 26, 2016 Details
Pyrausta acrionalis June 24, 2016 CA Ivy Sebastian County, Arkansas, United States June 26, 2016 Details
Smerinthus jamaicensis
Twin-spotted sphinx
June 25, 2016 curtis.lehman
(John Fedak)
McKean County, Pennsylvania, United States June 26, 2016 Details
Anania funebris
White Spotted Sable Moth
June 26, 2016 CatWhat Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada June 26, 2016 Details
Pontia protodice
Checkered White
June 26, 2016 CA Ivy Sebastian County, Arkansas, United States June 26, 2016 Details
Gluphisia septentrionis
Common Gluphisia
June 03, 2016 tom nolan Cape May County, New Jersey, United States June 26, 2016 Details
Malacosoma americanum
Eastern Tent Caterpillar Moth
June 14, 2016 tom nolan Burlington County, New Jersey, United States June 26, 2016 Details
Speranza pustularia
Lesser Maple Spanworm Moth
June 20, 2016 tom nolan Burlington County, New Jersey, United States June 26, 2016 Details
Hypsopygia olinalis June 14, 2016 CA Ivy Sebastian County, Arkansas, United States June 26, 2016 Details
Epina alleni June 25, 2016 Jim Eckert Berks County, Pennsylvania, United States June 26, 2016 Details
Dasychira basiflava
Yellow-based Tussock Moth
June 25, 2016 Jim Eckert Berks County, Pennsylvania, United States June 26, 2016 Details
Ctenucha virginica
Virginia Ctenucha
June 26, 2016 johnmacf Ontario, Canada June 26, 2016 Details
Pieris rapae
Cabbage White
June 21, 2016 Mluna25 Queens County, New York, United States June 26, 2016 Details
Papilio polyxenes
Black Swallowtail
June 26, 2016 Mluna25 Queens County, New York, United States June 26, 2016 Details
Papilio polyxenes
Black Swallowtail
June 20, 2016 Mluna25 Queens County, New York, United States June 26, 2016 Details
Papilio glaucus
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail
June 26, 2016 Mluna25 Queens County, New York, United States June 26, 2016 Details