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 Datesort icon
Acrolophus texanella
Texas Grass Tubeworm Moth
June 17, 2014 Doug Bruce Anderson County, Tennessee, United States November 13, 2014 Details
Macaria fissinotata
Hemlock Angle
August 07, 2014 Doug Bruce Anderson County, Tennessee, United States November 13, 2014 Details
Manduca sexta
Carolina sphinx
August 25, 2014 finatic Pima County, Arizona, United States November 13, 2014 Details
Tetanolita mynesalis
Smoky Tetanolita Moth
September 22, 2014 UrsulaV Chatham County, North Carolina, United States November 13, 2014 Details
Phaneta parmatana August 16, 2014 AllenRatz Buncombe County, North Carolina, United States November 13, 2014 Details
Papilio glaucus
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail
September 26, 2014 hmoreland Rock Island County, Illinois, United States November 13, 2014 Details
Euplexia benesimilis
American Angle Shades
September 28, 2014 Michael Melchiore Bucks County, Pennsylvania, United States November 13, 2014 Details
Papaipema inquaesita
Sensitive Fern Borer Moth
September 26, 2014 Latenight Cameron County, Pennsylvania, United States November 13, 2014 Details
Papaipema rigida
Rigid Sunflower Borer Moth
September 27, 2014 Latenight Cameron County, Pennsylvania, United States November 13, 2014 Details
Erinnyis alope
Alope sphinx
August 23, 2014 Curiousobserver Broward County, Florida, United States November 13, 2014 Details
Catocala neogama
The Bride
September 26, 2014 K Stilwell Tazewell County, Virginia, United States November 13, 2014 Details
Crambus albellus
Small White Grass-veneer
July 01, 2014 paulk Lake County, Indiana, United States November 13, 2014 Details
Arugisa lutea
Common Arugisa
September 28, 2014 ridgeboy Polk County, Florida, United States November 13, 2014 Details
Microcausta flavipunctalis September 28, 2014 ridgeboy Polk County, Florida, United States November 13, 2014 Details
Machimia tentoriferella
Gold-striped Leaftier Moth
September 29, 2014 Carol Thornton-Anderson Orange County, Indiana, United States November 13, 2014 Details
Cisseps fulvicollis
Yellow-collared Scape Moth
September 26, 2014 cedarbees Wilson County, Tennessee, United States November 13, 2014 Details
Hypsopygia costalis
Clover Hayworm Moth
September 26, 2014 cedarbees Wilson County, Tennessee, United States November 13, 2014 Details
Charadra deridens
The Laugher
September 30, 2014 lilkriskattn Hamilton County, Tennessee, United States November 13, 2014 Details
Spinitibia hodgesi September 05, 2014 rdhealy1951 Hart County, Kentucky, United States November 13, 2014 Details
Euclea delphinii
Spiny Oak-slug Moth
September 05, 2014 rdhealy1951 Hart County, Kentucky, United States November 13, 2014 Details
Hyphantria cunea
Fall Webworm Moth
September 05, 2014 rdhealy1951 Hart County, Kentucky, United States November 13, 2014 Details
Coleophora cratipennella
Streaked Coleophora Moth
September 05, 2014 rdhealy1951 Hart County, Kentucky, United States November 13, 2014 Details
Anisota virginiensis
Pink-striped oakworm moth
September 30, 2014 Ag409907 Onslow County, North Carolina, United States November 13, 2014 Details
Synchlora aerata
Wavy-Lined Emerald
September 30, 2014 MelindaM Warrick County, Indiana, United States November 13, 2014 Details
Lambdina pellucidaria
Yellow-headed Looper Moth
May 02, 2014 curtis.lehman Fulton County, Pennsylvania, United States November 13, 2014 Details
Psyche casta
Common Bagworm Moth
July 12, 2014 curtis.lehman Allegany County, Maryland, United States November 13, 2014 Details
Urbanus dorantes
Dorantes Longtail
November 13, 2014 magpie Pima County, Arizona, United States November 13, 2014 Details
Danaus gilippus
Queen
October 01, 2014 Mike Dillon Cass County, Texas, United States November 13, 2014 Details
Xylophanes tersa
Tersa Sphinx
October 23, 2014 secarpen Cumberland County, North Carolina, United States November 13, 2014 Details
Lagoa crispata
Black-waved Flannel Moth
July 12, 2014 curtis.lehman Allegany County, Maryland, United States November 13, 2014 Details
Phosphila turbulenta
Turbulent Phosphila
October 26, 2014 Lynn Cremona Ocean County, New Jersey, United States November 13, 2014 Details
Apantesis phalerata
Harnessed Moth
November 11, 2014 garthok Wilson County, Tennessee, United States November 13, 2014 Details
Acronicta laetifica
Pleasant Dagger Moth
June 04, 2014 AllenRatz Buncombe County, North Carolina, United States November 13, 2014 Details
Euchaetes egle
Milkweed Tussock Moth or Milkweed Tiger Moth
November 02, 2014 ddodd Cameron County, Texas, United States November 13, 2014 Details
Sphingicampa albolineata November 02, 2014 ddodd Cameron County, Texas, United States November 13, 2014 Details
Sphingicampa albolineata November 02, 2014 ddodd Cameron County, Texas, United States November 13, 2014 Details
Melipotis cellaris November 02, 2014 ddodd Cameron County, Texas, United States November 13, 2014 Details
Eucosma matutina August 12, 2014 rdhealy1951 Hart County, Kentucky, United States November 14, 2014 Details
Cosmopterix dapifera August 25, 2014 ozcomomoths Ozark County, Missouri, United States November 14, 2014 Details
Manduca quinquemaculata
Five-spotted hawkmoth
September 15, 2014 bo4dotty Cass County, Missouri, United States November 14, 2014 Details
Actias luna
Luna moth
August 07, 2014 michaeloberg Osage County, Missouri, United States November 14, 2014 Details
Actias luna
Luna moth
August 07, 2014 michaeloberg Osage County, Missouri, United States November 14, 2014 Details
Platynota flavedana November 13, 2014 ridgeboy Polk County, Florida, United States November 14, 2014 Details
Tetanolita floridana
Florida Tetanolita Moth
November 13, 2014 ridgeboy Polk County, Florida, United States November 14, 2014 Details
Antaeotricha vestalis November 13, 2014 ridgeboy Polk County, Florida, United States November 14, 2014 Details
Antaeotricha humilis November 13, 2014 ridgeboy Polk County, Florida, United States November 14, 2014 Details
Protambulyx strigilis
Streaked sphinx
November 13, 2014 ugugusgili Orange County, Florida, United States November 14, 2014 Details
Coleophora deauratella June 07, 2013 curtis.lehman Butler County, Pennsylvania, United States November 14, 2014 Details
Ascalapha odorata
Black Witch
November 03, 2014 ddodd Texas, Starr County, United States November 14, 2014 Details
Caenurgina crassiuscula
Clover Looper Moth
May 06, 2014 shelshots159 Hampshire County, Massachusetts, United States November 15, 2014 Details
Meganola minuscula
Confused Meganola
May 08, 2014 edenny Hampshire County, Massachusetts, United States November 15, 2014 Details
Crocidophora serratissimalis June 10, 2014 edenny Hampshire County, Massachusetts, United States November 15, 2014 Details
Olethreutes furfuranum
Woolly-backed Moth
July 06, 2014 a-o Essex County, Massachusetts, United States November 15, 2014 Details
Metarranthis indeclinata
Pale Metarranthis
June 17, 2014 dendroica5 Franklin County, Massachusetts, United States November 15, 2014 Details
Lithacodia musta
Small Mossy Lithacodia
June 18, 2014 dendroica5 Franklin County, Massachusetts, United States November 15, 2014 Details
Phalaenophana pyramusalis
Dark-banded Owlet Moth
August 06, 2014 AllenRatz Buncombe County, North Carolina, United States November 15, 2014 Details
Ctenucha rubroscapus
Red-Shouldered Ctenucha
August 28, 2014 coreyk Clark County, Nevada, United States November 15, 2014 Details
Platynota labiosana June 20, 2014 coreyk Clark County, Nevada, United States November 15, 2014 Details
Arachnis picta
Painted Tiger Moth
September 28, 2014 CompoundEyePhoto Alameda County, California, United States November 15, 2014 Details
Agrochola purpurea October 10, 2014 coreyk Clark County, Nevada, United States November 15, 2014 Details
Operophtera bruceata
The Bruce Spanworm
November 13, 2014 edenny Hampshire County, Massachusetts, United States November 15, 2014 Details
Alsophila pometaria November 13, 2014 edenny Hampshire County, Massachusetts, United States November 15, 2014 Details
Pelecystola nearctica September 29, 2014 Ken Childs Chester County, Tennessee, United States November 15, 2014 Details
Pilocrocis ramentalis
Scraped Pilocrocis
September 18, 2014 Ken Childs Chester County, Tennessee, United States November 15, 2014 Details
Nemoria elfa September 29, 2014 Ken Childs Chester County, Tennessee, United States November 15, 2014 Details
Halysidota tessellaris
Banded Tussock Moth or Pale Tiger Moth
September 18, 2014 Ken Childs Chester County, Tennessee, United States November 15, 2014 Details
Halysidota harrisii
Sycamore Tussock Moth
September 09, 2014 Ken Childs Chester County, Tennessee, United States November 15, 2014 Details
Catocala retecta
The Yellow-Gray Underwing
October 11, 2014 Ken Childs Chester County, Tennessee, United States November 15, 2014 Details
Papaipema necopina
Sunflower Borer Moth
October 25, 2014 Ken Childs Chester County, Tennessee, United States November 15, 2014 Details
Phlogophora periculosa
Brown Angle Shades
November 04, 2014 Ken Childs Chester County, Tennessee, United States November 15, 2014 Details
Callopistria floridensis
Florida Callopistria Moth
October 25, 2014 Ken Childs Chester County, Tennessee, United States November 15, 2014 Details
Phalaenostola eumelusalis
Dark Phalaenostola Moth
July 19, 2014 dendroica5 Franklin County, Massachusetts, United States November 16, 2014 Details
Zanclognatha protumnusalis July 22, 2014 dendroica5 Franklin County, Massachusetts, United States November 16, 2014 Details
Leucania linita July 23, 2014 Sheryl Johnson Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States November 16, 2014 Details
Stagmatophora wyattella
Wyatt's Stagmatophora Moth
June 28, 2011 ozcomomoths Ozark County, Missouri, United States November 16, 2014 Details
Holcocera iceryaeella July 26, 2014 finatic San Diego County, California, United States November 16, 2014 Details
Glaucina macdunnoughi May 01, 2014 finatic San Diego County, California, United States November 16, 2014 Details
Ephestiodes gilvescentella April 30, 2014 finatic San Diego County, California, United States November 16, 2014 Details
Platynota labiosana May 01, 2014 finatic San Diego County, California, United States November 16, 2014 Details
Myelopsis minutularia September 11, 2014 Robert Gorman Inyo County, California, United States November 16, 2014 Details
Prolita jubata September 11, 2014 Robert Gorman Inyo County, California, United States November 16, 2014 Details
Euxoa auxiliaris
Army Cutworm
September 11, 2014 Robert Gorman Inyo County, California, United States November 16, 2014 Details
Euxoa cicatricosa September 12, 2014 Robert Gorman Mono County, California, United States November 16, 2014 Details
Laetilia dilatifasciella September 12, 2014 Robert Gorman Inyo County, California, United States November 16, 2014 Details
Duponchelia fovealis
Exotic Greenhouse Invasive
September 25, 2014 Robert Gorman Orange County, California, United States November 16, 2014 Details
Eucosma dorsisignatana
Triangle-backed Eucosma
September 21, 2014 Dave Webb Harford County, Maryland, United States November 16, 2014 Details
Xylotype arcadia
Acadian Sallow
September 28, 2014 Carol Muth Hancock County, Maine, United States November 16, 2014 Details
Oxycnemis advena August 29, 2014 coreyk Clark County, Nevada, United States November 16, 2014 Details
Phobetron pithecium
Hag Moth
September 28, 2014 clc85 Adair County, Missouri, United States November 16, 2014 Details
Junonia coenia
Common Buckeye
October 24, 2014 Mike Dillon Texas, Panola County, United States November 16, 2014 Details
Phoebis sennae
Cloudless Sulphur
October 23, 2014 Ken42 East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana, United States November 16, 2014 Details
Phobolosia anfracta July 11, 2014 Finatic02 San Diego County, California, United States November 16, 2014 Details
Cyllopsis pyracmon
Nabokov's Satyr
October 22, 2014 John P Gorey Cochise County, Arizona, United States November 16, 2014 Details
Cryptothelea gloverii November 13, 2014 ridgeboy Polk County, Florida, United States November 16, 2014 Details
Schrankia macula
Black-spotted Schrankia
November 13, 2014 ridgeboy Polk County, Florida, United States November 16, 2014 Details
Haploa clymene
Clymene Moth
June 06, 2012 ugugusgili Lawrence County, Alabama, United States November 16, 2014 Details
Eacles imperialis
Imperial moth
September 29, 2014 jjflossem Hernando County, Florida, United States November 16, 2014 Details
Condica mobilis
Mobile Groundling
September 27, 2014 jjflossem Hernando County, Florida, United States November 16, 2014 Details
Hyphantria cunea
Fall Webworm Moth
September 13, 2014 curtis.lehman Centre County, Pennsylvania, United States November 16, 2014 Details
Elophila icciusalis
Pondside Pyralid
November 16, 2014 JeanEvoy De Soto County, Florida, United States November 16, 2014 Details