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
Phaloesia saucia June 14, 2014 smrotssg Hidalgo County, Texas, United States October 05, 2014 Details
Hyles lineata
White-lined Sphinx
June 27, 2014 allelopath Santa Fe County, New Mexico, United States October 05, 2014 Details
Colias philodice
Clouded Sulphur
July 13, 2014 Pauline Brock Quebec, Canada October 05, 2014 Details
Sphinx kalmiae
Laurel sphinx
July 14, 2014 doris potter Quebec, Canada October 05, 2014 Details
Hyles lineata
White-lined Sphinx
August 30, 2014 Winans1 Dona Ana County, New Mexico, United States October 05, 2014 Details
Xerociris wilsonii
Wilson's Wood-nymph
August 17, 2014 carlsbadcaverns Eddy County, New Mexico, United States October 05, 2014 Details
Heterocampa guttivitta
Maple Prominent
September 02, 2014 kalakakane Vernon Parish, Louisiana, United States October 05, 2014 Details
Carales arizonensis July 28, 2014 Jim Eckert Cochise County, Arizona, United States October 05, 2014 Details
Proserpinus vega
Vega sphinx
September 10, 2014 tai Santa Fe County, New Mexico, United States October 05, 2014 Details
Orthosia praeses April 13, 2014 swiseeagle Wrangell-Petersburg Borough, Alaska, United States October 05, 2014 Details
Hyles lineata
White-lined Sphinx
August 31, 2014 ano1 Dona Ana County, New Mexico, United States October 05, 2014 Details
Schinia regia September 23, 2014 bullfrogarcher Lea County, New Mexico, United States October 05, 2014 Details
Catoptria latiradiella
Two-banded Catoptria
September 05, 2014 Carol Muth Washington County, Maine, United States October 05, 2014 Details
Tolype lowriei September 05, 2014 Finatic02 San Diego County, California, United States October 05, 2014 Details
Noctueliopsis puertalis August 30, 2014 Finatic02 Imperial County, California, United States October 05, 2014 Details
Acrobasis caliginella September 06, 2014 Finatic02 San Diego County, California, United States October 05, 2014 Details
Eucosma ridingsana September 12, 2014 coreyk Clark County, Nevada, United States October 05, 2014 Details
Dioryctria auranticella
Ponderosa Pineconeworm Moth
July 18, 2014 coreyk Clark County, Nevada, United States October 05, 2014 Details
Trichodezia albovittata
White-striped Black
August 11, 2014 hiker96 Cumberland County, Maine, United States October 05, 2014 Details
Scoparia basalis September 05, 2014 klebo Berks County, Pennsylvania, United States October 05, 2014 Details
Agriphila ruricolellus
Lesser Vagabond Sod Webworm
September 05, 2014 klebo Berks County, Pennsylvania, United States October 05, 2014 Details
Elophila nebulosalis
Nebulous Munroessa
October 02, 2014 ridgeboy Polk County, Florida, United States October 05, 2014 Details
Agriphila ruricolellus
Lesser Vagabond Sod Webworm
September 03, 2014 David Trently Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania, United States October 05, 2014 Details
Phaneta tomonana
Aster-head Phaneta Moth
September 03, 2014 David Trently Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania, United States October 05, 2014 Details
Donacaula roscidellus
Brown Donacaula
October 02, 2014 ridgeboy Polk County, Florida, United States October 05, 2014 Details
Synchlora aerata
Wavy-Lined Emerald
September 30, 2014 rjcohrs Hancock County, Indiana, United States October 05, 2014 Details
Tricholita signata
Signate Quaker
August 22, 2014 AllenRatz Buncombe County, North Carolina, United States October 05, 2014 Details
Xanthorhoe ferrugata
Red Twin-spot
August 22, 2014 AllenRatz Buncombe County, North Carolina, United States October 05, 2014 Details
Pero ancetaria
Hübner's Pero
August 22, 2014 AllenRatz Buncombe County, North Carolina, United States October 05, 2014 Details
Palpita magniferalis
Splendid Palpita
August 22, 2014 AllenRatz Buncombe County, North Carolina, United States October 05, 2014 Details
Agrotis ipsilon
Ipsilon Dart
August 22, 2014 AllenRatz Buncombe County, North Carolina, United States October 05, 2014 Details
Macaria pinistrobata August 22, 2014 AllenRatz Buncombe County, North Carolina, United States October 05, 2014 Details
Pseudotelphusa quercinigracella August 22, 2014 AllenRatz Buncombe County, North Carolina, United States October 05, 2014 Details
Xestia badicollis August 22, 2014 AllenRatz Buncombe County, North Carolina, United States October 05, 2014 Details
Phaneta parmatana August 22, 2014 AllenRatz Buncombe County, North Carolina, United States October 05, 2014 Details
Polygrammate hebraeicum
The Hebrew
August 22, 2014 AllenRatz Buncombe County, North Carolina, United States October 05, 2014 Details
Hypoprepia miniata
Scarlet-winged Lichen Moth
August 22, 2014 AllenRatz Buncombe County, North Carolina, United States October 05, 2014 Details
Atalopedes campestris
Sachem
October 04, 2014 John LeBlanc Chesterfield County, Virginia, United States October 05, 2014 Details
Danaus plexippus
Monarch
October 04, 2014 John LeBlanc Chesterfield County, Virginia, United States October 05, 2014 Details
Hemiargus ceraunus
Ceraunus Blue
October 04, 2014 opiliones Clark County, Nevada, United States October 05, 2014 Details
Leucanopsis longa
Long-Streaked Tussock Moth
October 03, 2014 jjflossem Hernando County, Florida, United States October 05, 2014 Details
Strymon melinus
Gray Hairstreak
October 04, 2014 opiliones Clark County, Nevada, United States October 05, 2014 Details
Pyrausta pseudonythesalis October 04, 2014 opiliones Clark County, Nevada, United States October 05, 2014 Details
Microcrambus elegans
Elegant Grass-veneer
August 22, 2014 AllenRatz Buncombe County, North Carolina, United States October 05, 2014 Details
Phalaenostola larentioides
Black-banded Owlet Moth
September 14, 2014 Tom Raub Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, United States October 05, 2014 Details
Endothenia hebesana
Verbena Bud Moth
August 22, 2014 AllenRatz Buncombe County, North Carolina, United States October 05, 2014 Details
Bibarrambla allenella
Bog Bibarrambla Moth
August 22, 2014 AllenRatz Buncombe County, North Carolina, United States October 05, 2014 Details
Caripeta divisata
Gray Spruce Looper
August 22, 2014 AllenRatz Buncombe County, North Carolina, United States October 05, 2014 Details
Phosphila miselioides
Spotted Phosphila
August 23, 2014 AllenRatz Buncombe County, North Carolina, United States October 05, 2014 Details
Lacinipolia explicata
Explicit Arches
August 23, 2014 AllenRatz Buncombe County, North Carolina, United States October 05, 2014 Details
Colias eurytheme
Orange Sulphur
October 03, 2014 sarabseth Alameda County, California, United States October 05, 2014 Details
Eucosma dorsisignatana
Triangle-backed Eucosma
September 27, 2014 Tom Raub Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, United States October 05, 2014 Details
Anavitrinella pampinaria
Common Gray
August 23, 2014 AllenRatz Buncombe County, North Carolina, United States October 05, 2014 Details
Celiptera frustulum
Black Bit Moth
August 23, 2014 AllenRatz Buncombe County, North Carolina, United States October 05, 2014 Details
Xylophanes tersa
Tersa Sphinx
October 04, 2014 Ginny Broward County, Florida, United States October 05, 2014 Details
Mocis latipes
Small Mocis
October 04, 2014 jjflossem Hernando County, Florida, United States October 05, 2014 Details
Mocis latipes
Small Mocis
October 04, 2014 jjflossem Hernando County, Florida, United States October 05, 2014 Details
Acleris logiana
Black-headed Birch Leaffolder Moth
August 23, 2014 AllenRatz Buncombe County, North Carolina, United States October 05, 2014 Details
Meganola spodia
Ashy Meganola
August 23, 2014 AllenRatz Buncombe County, North Carolina, United States October 05, 2014 Details
Luperina passer
Dock Rustic
June 09, 1999 curtis.lehman
(Steven Johnson)
Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, United States October 05, 2014 Details
Luperina passer
Dock Rustic
August 27, 1998 curtis.lehman
(Steven Johnson)
Northumberland County, Pennsylvania, United States October 05, 2014 Details
Pyrausta rubricalis October 04, 2014 yardbird Burlington County, New Jersey, United States October 05, 2014 Details
Oegoconia quadripuncta
Four-spotted Yellowneck
August 23, 2014 AllenRatz Buncombe County, North Carolina, United States October 05, 2014 Details
Spodoptera frugiperda
Fall Armyworm Moth
August 23, 2014 AllenRatz Buncombe County, North Carolina, United States October 05, 2014 Details
Calledapteryx dryopterata
Brown Scoopwing
August 23, 2014 AllenRatz Buncombe County, North Carolina, United States October 05, 2014 Details
Scoparia basalis August 23, 2014 AllenRatz Buncombe County, North Carolina, United States October 05, 2014 Details
Clepsis peritana
Garden Tortrix
August 23, 2014 AllenRatz Buncombe County, North Carolina, United States October 05, 2014 Details
Papilio polyxenes
Black Swallowtail
October 05, 2014 cfletcher Norfolk County, Massachusetts, United States October 05, 2014 Details
Catocala ilia
Ilia Underwing
October 03, 2014 curtis.lehman
(Paul Dennehy)
Lebanon County, Pennsylvania, United States October 05, 2014 Details
Acharia stimulea
Saddleback Caterpillar Moth
September 14, 2014 Chip Krilowicz Chester County, Pennsylvania, United States October 05, 2014 Details
Catocala obscura
Obscure Underwing
October 03, 2014 curtis.lehman
(Paul Dennehy)
Lebanon County, Pennsylvania, United States October 05, 2014 Details
Catocala serena
Serene Underwing
October 03, 2014 curtis.lehman
(Paul Dennehy)
Lebanon County, Pennsylvania, United States October 05, 2014 Details
Orgyia leucostigma
White-marked Tussock Moth
September 14, 2014 Chip Krilowicz Chester County, Pennsylvania, United States October 05, 2014 Details
Celastrina neglecta
Summer Azure
July 06, 2007 nbruffy Harrison County, Ohio, United States October 05, 2014 Details
Spilosoma virginica
Virginian Tiger Moth or Yellow Woolybear Moth
August 27, 2013 polson123 Sampson County, North Carolina, United States October 05, 2014 Details
Papaipema cerussata
Ironweed Borer Moth
October 03, 2014 curtis.lehman
(Paul Dennehy)
Lebanon County, Pennsylvania, United States October 05, 2014 Details
Papaipema cataphracta
Burdock Borer Moth
October 03, 2014 curtis.lehman
(Paul Dennehy)
Lebanon County, Pennsylvania, United States October 05, 2014 Details
Acronicta oblinita
Smeared Dagger Moth
August 31, 2013 Chip Krilowicz Burlington County, New Jersey, United States October 05, 2014 Details
Cucullia convexipennis
Brown-hooded Owlet
October 02, 2014 franpope Garrett County, Maryland, United States October 05, 2014 Details
Hyperstrotia pervertens
Dotted Graylet
July 13, 2014 curtis.lehman Somerset County, Pennsylvania, United States October 05, 2014 Details
Callosamia promethea
Promethea silkmoth
July 13, 2014 curtis.lehman Somerset County, Pennsylvania, United States October 05, 2014 Details
Eremobina leucoscelis September 18, 1998 curtis.lehman
(Steven Johnson)
Sullivan County, Pennsylvania, United States October 05, 2014 Details
Heliothis virescens
Tobacco Budworm Moth
September 29, 2014 rdhealy1951 Hart County, Kentucky, United States October 05, 2014 Details
Thyridopteryx ephemeraeformis
Evergreen Bagworm Moth
September 29, 2014 rdhealy1951 Hart County, Kentucky, United States October 05, 2014 Details
Feltia jaculifera
Dingy Cutworm Moth
September 30, 2014 rdhealy1951 Hart County, Kentucky, United States October 05, 2014 Details
Agrotis gladiaria
Swordsman Dart
September 28, 2014 rdhealy1951 Hart County, Kentucky, United States October 05, 2014 Details
Agrotis gladiaria
Swordsman Dart
September 30, 2014 rdhealy1951 Hart County, Kentucky, United States October 05, 2014 Details
Cephitinea obscurostrigella September 30, 2014 rdhealy1951 Hart County, Kentucky, United States October 05, 2014 Details
Idaea minuta September 30, 2014 rdhealy1951 Hart County, Kentucky, United States October 05, 2014 Details
Platyptilia carduidactyla September 30, 2014 rdhealy1951 Hart County, Kentucky, United States October 05, 2014 Details
Junonia coenia
Common Buckeye
October 03, 2014 rdhealy1951 Hart County, Kentucky, United States October 05, 2014 Details
Cupido comyntas
Eastern Tailed-Blue
October 05, 2014 John LeBlanc Chesterfield County, Virginia, United States October 05, 2014 Details
Junonia coenia
Common Buckeye
October 05, 2014 John LeBlanc Chesterfield County, Virginia, United States October 05, 2014 Details
Calycopis cecrops
Red-banded Hairstreak
October 05, 2014 John LeBlanc Chesterfield County, Virginia, United States October 05, 2014 Details
Pieris rapae
Cabbage White
October 05, 2014 John LeBlanc Chesterfield County, Virginia, United States October 05, 2014 Details
Semioscopis packardella May 21, 2014 curtis.lehman Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, United States October 05, 2014 Details
Plodia interpunctella
Indian-Meal Moth
October 04, 2014 Bill Hubick Anne Arundel County, Maryland, United States October 05, 2014 Details
Oligia chlorostigma July 08, 1994 curtis.lehman
(Steven Johnson)
Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, United States October 05, 2014 Details
Agraulis vanillae
Gulf Fritillary
October 04, 2014 stomlins701 Leon County, Florida, United States October 05, 2014 Details
Papilio troilus
Spicebush Swallowtail
October 04, 2014 stomlins701 Leon County, Florida, United States October 05, 2014 Details