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
Nadata gibbosa
White-dotted Prominent
March 23, 2017 Cheri Pierce Lake County, Florida, United States March 24, 2017 Details
Actias luna
Luna moth
March 20, 2017 tracyhdoss Harris County, Texas, United States March 23, 2017 Details
Chlosyne lacinia
Bordered Patch
March 22, 2017 Marguerite Elliott Texas, Travis County, United States March 23, 2017 Details
Orthonama obstipata
The Gem
March 23, 2017 JeanEvoy De Soto County, Florida, United States March 23, 2017 Details
Deidamia inscriptum
Lettered sphinx
March 22, 2017 tspevack Pinellas County, Florida, United States March 23, 2017 Details
Antheraea polyphemus
Polyphemus moth
March 11, 2017 jeffmci9 Texas, Travis County, United States March 23, 2017 Details
Feltia subterranea
Subterranean Dart Moth
March 22, 2017 hlunsford Leon County, Florida, United States March 23, 2017 Details
Urbanus proteus
Long-tailed Skipper
March 19, 2017 Zodiac Orange County, Florida, United States March 23, 2017 Details
Pachysphinx occidentalis
Big poplar sphinx
March 22, 2017 joanofarctic Texas, Presidio County, United States March 23, 2017 Details
Cossula magnifica
Pecan Carpenterworm Moth
March 21, 2017 JeanEvoy De Soto County, Florida, United States March 23, 2017 Details
Euprora argentiliniella March 21, 2017 JeanEvoy De Soto County, Florida, United States March 23, 2017 Details
Vanessa virginiensis
American Lady
March 19, 2017 rseidler De Soto Parish, Louisiana, United States March 23, 2017 Details
Phoebis sennae
Cloudless Sulphur
March 19, 2017 rseidler De Soto Parish, Louisiana, United States March 23, 2017 Details
Polygonia interrogationis
Question Mark
March 19, 2017 rseidler De Soto Parish, Louisiana, United States March 23, 2017 Details
Papilio polyxenes
Black Swallowtail
March 19, 2017 rseidler De Soto Parish, Louisiana, United States March 23, 2017 Details
Polygonia comma
Eastern Comma
February 12, 2017 rseidler Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana, United States March 23, 2017 Details
Anaea andria
Goatweed Leafwing
February 12, 2017 rseidler Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana, United States March 23, 2017 Details
Polygonia interrogationis
Question Mark
February 12, 2017 rseidler Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana, United States March 23, 2017 Details
Epargyreus clarus
Silver-spotted Skipper
March 21, 2017 Laurie Sheppard Grayson County, Texas, United States March 23, 2017 Details
Atlides halesus
Great Purple Hairstreak
May 26, 2010 rhedden Texas, Lubbock County, United States March 23, 2017 Details
Epargyreus clarus
Silver-spotted Skipper
March 19, 2017 cosmic_cat Gregg County, Texas, United States March 23, 2017 Details
Vanessa virginiensis
American Lady
May 05, 2016 Christine Stanke Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, United States March 23, 2017 Details
Vanessa virginiensis
American Lady
April 25, 2016 Christine Stanke Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, United States March 23, 2017 Details
Polygonia comma
Eastern Comma
October 18, 2015 Christine Stanke Washington County, Wisconsin, United States March 23, 2017 Details
Vanessa cardui
Painted Lady
September 13, 2015 Christine Stanke Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, United States March 23, 2017 Details
Limenitis arthemis astyanax
'Astyanax' Red-spotted Purple
August 18, 2015 Christine Stanke Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, United States March 23, 2017 Details
Limenitis arthemis astyanax
'Astyanax' Red-spotted Purple
August 15, 2015 Christine Stanke Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, United States March 23, 2017 Details
Pieris rapae
Cabbage White
August 15, 2015 Christine Stanke Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, United States March 23, 2017 Details
Papilio glaucus
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail
August 12, 2015 Christine Stanke Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, United States March 23, 2017 Details
Vanessa atalanta
Red Admiral
July 23, 2015 Christine Stanke Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, United States March 23, 2017 Details
Celastrina neglecta
Summer Azure
July 23, 2015 Christine Stanke Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, United States March 23, 2017 Details
Vanessa virginiensis
American Lady
June 28, 2015 Christine Stanke Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, United States March 23, 2017 Details
Polygonia comma
Eastern Comma
June 26, 2015 Christine Stanke Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, United States March 23, 2017 Details
Nymphalis antiopa
Mourning Cloak
July 23, 2015 Christine Stanke Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, United States March 23, 2017 Details
Vanessa virginiensis
American Lady
June 16, 2015 Christine Stanke Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, United States March 23, 2017 Details
Vanessa virginiensis
American Lady
June 09, 2015 Christine Stanke Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, United States March 23, 2017 Details
Cucullia convexipennis
Brown-hooded Owlet
August 26, 2014 Christine Stanke Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, United States March 23, 2017 Details
Malacosoma disstria
Forest Tent Caterpillar Moth
June 18, 2016 lindathestoryteller Saskatchewan, Canada March 23, 2017 Details
Agriphila vulgivagella August 03, 2016 lindathestoryteller Saskatchewan, Canada March 23, 2017 Details
Syngrapha octoscripta
Dusky Silver Y
July 03, 2016 lindathestoryteller Saskatchewan, Canada March 23, 2017 Details
Autographa pseudogamma August 15, 2016 lindathestoryteller Saskatchewan, Canada March 23, 2017 Details
Hemaris thysbe
Hummingbird Clearwing
June 29, 2016 lindathestoryteller Saskatchewan, Canada March 23, 2017 Details
Alucita montana
Montana Six-plume Moth
July 29, 2016 lindathestoryteller Saskatchewan, Canada March 23, 2017 Details
Euxoa divergens
Divergent Dart
August 21, 2016 lindathestoryteller Saskatchewan, Canada March 23, 2017 Details
Nomophila nearctica
Lucerne Moth
September 11, 2010 Vince Moxon Beltrami County, Minnesota, United States March 23, 2017 Details
Epiblema scudderiana
Goldenrod Gall Moth
June 18, 2016 prairie fairie Otter Tail County, Minnesota, United States March 23, 2017 Details
Pyrrharctia isabella
Isabella Tiger Moth or Banded Woolybear
December 06, 2016 Christine Stanke Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, United States March 23, 2017 Details
Mythimna unipuncta
Armyworm Moth
June 19, 2016 prairie fairie Otter Tail County, Minnesota, United States March 23, 2017 Details
Coleophora trifolii June 18, 2016 prairie fairie Otter Tail County, Minnesota, United States March 23, 2017 Details
Idia aemula
Common Idia Moth
November 12, 2016 Mark Wheeler Washington County, Minnesota, United States March 23, 2017 Details
Pyrrharctia isabella
Isabella Tiger Moth or Banded Woolybear
November 05, 2016 Christine Stanke Washington County, Wisconsin, United States March 23, 2017 Details
Atalopedes campestris
Sachem
November 03, 2016 Christine Stanke Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, United States March 23, 2017 Details
Pyrrharctia isabella
Isabella Tiger Moth or Banded Woolybear
October 25, 2016 Christine Stanke Ozaukee County, Wisconsin, United States March 23, 2017 Details
Galgula partita
The Wedgling
October 18, 2016 Christine Stanke Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, United States March 23, 2017 Details
Malacosoma americanum
Eastern Tent Caterpillar Moth
June 03, 2016 Christine Stanke Ozaukee County, Wisconsin, United States March 23, 2017 Details
Nomophila nearctica
Lucerne Moth
October 03, 2016 Christine Stanke Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, United States March 23, 2017 Details
Xestia c-nigrum/dolosa complex October 02, 2016 Christine Stanke Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, United States March 23, 2017 Details
Autographa precationis
The Common Looper Moth
September 24, 2016 Christine Stanke Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, United States March 23, 2017 Details
Triphosa haesitata
Tissue Moth
March 13, 2017 N_Santill Whatcom County, Washington, United States March 22, 2017 Details
Colomychus talis March 22, 2017 wildman Charleston County, South Carolina, United States March 22, 2017 Details
Renia adspergillus
Speckled Renia Moth
March 18, 2017 wildman Charleston County, South Carolina, United States March 22, 2017 Details
Metarranthis obfirmaria
Yellow-washed Metarranthis
March 18, 2017 wildman Charleston County, South Carolina, United States March 22, 2017 Details
Megisto cymela
Little Wood-Satyr
March 19, 2017 rseidler De Soto Parish, Louisiana, United States March 22, 2017 Details
Papilio glaucus
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail
March 19, 2017 rseidler De Soto Parish, Louisiana, United States March 22, 2017 Details
Vanessa atalanta
Red Admiral
February 12, 2017 rseidler Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana, United States March 22, 2017 Details
Pleuroprucha insulsaria
Common Tan Wave
March 21, 2017 mellielong Hillsborough County, Florida, United States March 22, 2017 Details
Syntomeida epilais
Polka-Dot Wasp Moth
March 21, 2017 mbarchok Alachua County, Florida, United States March 22, 2017 Details
Papilio glaucus
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail
March 21, 2017 Cresz Carter County, Oklahoma, United States March 22, 2017 Details
Actias luna
Luna moth
March 20, 2017 tishgonzales9 Dallas County, Texas, United States March 22, 2017 Details
Lithophane lemmeri March 16, 2017 MaryAnn Friedman Okaloosa County, Florida, United States March 22, 2017 Details
Megisto cymela
Little Wood-Satyr
March 20, 2017 gpstewart Texas, Travis County, United States March 22, 2017 Details
Polites vibex
Whirlabout
March 21, 2017 AJVanh.arch Martin County, Florida, United States March 22, 2017 Details
Pontia protodice
Checkered White
March 20, 2017 njschulz Dallas County, Texas, United States March 22, 2017 Details
Heliconius charithonia
Zebra Heliconian
March 20, 2017 mellielong Hillsborough County, Florida, United States March 22, 2017 Details
Hylephila phyleus
Fiery Skipper
March 20, 2017 mellielong Hillsborough County, Florida, United States March 22, 2017 Details
Polites vibex
Whirlabout
March 20, 2017 mellielong Hillsborough County, Florida, United States March 22, 2017 Details
Polites vibex
Whirlabout
March 20, 2017 mellielong Hillsborough County, Florida, United States March 22, 2017 Details
Agraulis vanillae
Gulf Fritillary
March 20, 2017 mellielong Hillsborough County, Florida, United States March 22, 2017 Details
Papilio glaucus
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail
March 20, 2017 mellielong Hillsborough County, Florida, United States March 22, 2017 Details
Anaea andria
Goatweed Leafwing
March 19, 2017 cosmic_cat Gregg County, Texas, United States March 22, 2017 Details
Battus philenor
Pipevine Swallowtail
March 19, 2017 cosmic_cat Gregg County, Texas, United States March 22, 2017 Details
Argyrotaenia velutinana
Red Banded Leafroller Moth
September 02, 2016 drkilmer Frederick County, Maryland, United States March 21, 2017 Details
Limenitis lorquini
Lorquin's Admiral
March 20, 2017 ezeemonee Santa Barbara County, California, United States March 21, 2017 Details
Emmelina monodactyla
Morning-glory Plume Moth
March 21, 2017 Little River Park Orange County, North Carolina, United States March 21, 2017 Details
Eutrapela clemataria
Curved-Toothed Geometer
March 21, 2017 Little River Park Orange County, North Carolina, United States March 21, 2017 Details
Papilio eurymedon
Pale Swallowtail
March 19, 2017 MAKI Los Angeles County, California, United States March 21, 2017 Details
Pontia protodice
Checkered White
March 20, 2017 mellielong Hillsborough County, Florida, United States March 21, 2017 Details
Nematocampa resistaria
Horned Spanworm Moth
March 20, 2017 mellielong Hillsborough County, Florida, United States March 21, 2017 Details
Pieris rapae
Cabbage White
March 20, 2017 ButterBelle Putnam County, Tennessee, United States March 21, 2017 Details
Alypia wittfeldii
Wittfeld's Forester
March 19, 2017 JeanEvoy Sarasota County, Florida, United States March 21, 2017 Details
Argyrotaenia hodgesi March 20, 2017 JeanEvoy De Soto County, Florida, United States March 21, 2017 Details
Antheraea polyphemus
Polyphemus moth
March 20, 2017 nerdkitten Hernando County, Florida, United States March 21, 2017 Details
Aterpia approximana
Sparkling Aterpia Moth
September 01, 2016 drkilmer Frederick County, Maryland, United States March 21, 2017 Details
Agriphila vulgivagella September 01, 2016 drkilmer Frederick County, Maryland, United States March 21, 2017 Details
Eupithecia absinthiata September 01, 2016 drkilmer Frederick County, Maryland, United States March 21, 2017 Details
Pandemis lamprosana September 01, 2016 drkilmer Frederick County, Maryland, United States March 21, 2017 Details
Scoparia basalis August 30, 2016 drkilmer Frederick County, Maryland, United States March 21, 2017 Details
Ancylis divisana March 19, 2017 JeanEvoy De Soto County, Florida, United States March 21, 2017 Details
Aglais milberti
Milbert's Tortoiseshell
March 15, 2017 nancylynnfree Rosebud County, Montana, United States March 21, 2017 Details
Colias philodice
Clouded Sulphur
September 16, 2016 joey Montmorency County, Michigan, United States March 20, 2017 Details