Recently Verified Sightings

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Species Observation Date Submitter Location Verified Datesort icon
Hellinsia chlorias June 21, 2016 drkilmer Frederick County, Maryland, United States September 07, 2016 Details
Mellilla xanthometata
Orange Wing Moth
September 02, 2016 drkilmer Maryland, United States September 07, 2016 Details
Elachista irrorata September 03, 2016 Dave Webb Harford County, Maryland, United States September 07, 2016 Details
Xestia badicollis September 02, 2016 edenny Hampshire County, Massachusetts, United States September 07, 2016 Details
Xestia dilucida
Dull Reddish Dart
September 02, 2016 edenny Hampshire County, Massachusetts, United States September 07, 2016 Details
Pachysphinx modesta
Modest sphinx
June 25, 2016 SarahNS Nova Scotia, Canada September 07, 2016 Details
Dargida diffusa
Wheat Head Armyworm Moth
August 23, 2016 JohnBoback Monongalia County, West Virginia, United States September 07, 2016 Details
Cisthene plumbea
Lead-Colored Lichen Moth
August 07, 2016 JohnBoback Monongalia County, West Virginia, United States September 07, 2016 Details
Aglossa cuprina
Grease Moth
August 05, 2016 JohnBoback Monongalia County, West Virginia, United States September 07, 2016 Details
Tortricidia flexuosa August 05, 2016 JohnBoback Monongalia County, West Virginia, United States September 07, 2016 Details
Eulithis sp. June 28, 2016 JohnBoback Monongalia County, West Virginia, United States September 07, 2016 Details
Palpita magniferalis
Splendid Palpita
May 12, 2016 JohnBoback Monongalia County, West Virginia, United States September 07, 2016 Details
Balsa tristrigella
Three-lined Balsa
May 25, 2016 JohnBoback Monongalia County, West Virginia, United States September 07, 2016 Details
Lacosoma chiridota
Scalloped Sack-bearer
May 26, 2016 JohnBoback Monongalia County, West Virginia, United States September 07, 2016 Details
Glaucopsyche lygdamus
Silvery Blue
May 28, 2016 johngor Ontario, Canada September 07, 2016 Details
Papilio polyxenes
Black Swallowtail
July 13, 2016 johngor Ontario, Canada September 07, 2016 Details
Papilio canadensis
Canadian Tiger Swallowtail
June 16, 2016 johngor Ontario, Canada September 07, 2016 Details
Colias philodice
Clouded Sulphur
July 13, 2016 johngor Ontario, Canada September 07, 2016 Details
Phyciodes tharos
Pearl Crescent
August 26, 2016 johngor Ontario, Canada September 07, 2016 Details
Baileya australis
Small Baileya
May 26, 2016 JohnBoback Monongalia County, West Virginia, United States September 07, 2016 Details
Dyspteris abortivaria
The Bad-wing
May 12, 2016 JohnBoback Monongalia County, West Virginia, United States September 07, 2016 Details
Cerma cerintha
Tufted Bird-Dropping Moth
May 12, 2016 JohnBoback Monongalia County, West Virginia, United States September 07, 2016 Details
Tetracis crocallata
Yellow Slant-line
May 11, 2016 JohnBoback Monongalia County, West Virginia, United States September 07, 2016 Details
Polites origenes
Crossline Skipper
September 05, 2016 Doug Bruce Houston County, Tennessee, United States September 07, 2016 Details
Hesperia leonardus
Leonard's Skipper
September 05, 2016 Doug Bruce Houston County, Tennessee, United States September 07, 2016 Details
Papilio glaucus
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail
September 05, 2016 Doug Bruce Houston County, Tennessee, United States September 07, 2016 Details
Phoebis sennae
Cloudless Sulphur
September 05, 2016 Doug Bruce Houston County, Tennessee, United States September 07, 2016 Details
Pyrisitia lisa
Little Yellow
September 05, 2016 Doug Bruce Houston County, Tennessee, United States September 07, 2016 Details
Strymon melinus
Gray Hairstreak
September 05, 2016 Doug Bruce Houston County, Tennessee, United States September 07, 2016 Details
Calycopis cecrops
Red-banded Hairstreak
September 05, 2016 Doug Bruce Houston County, Tennessee, United States September 07, 2016 Details
Cupido comyntas
Eastern Tailed-Blue
September 05, 2016 Doug Bruce Houston County, Tennessee, United States September 07, 2016 Details
Phyciodes tharos
Pearl Crescent
September 05, 2016 Doug Bruce Houston County, Tennessee, United States September 07, 2016 Details
Limenitis arthemis astyanax
'Astyanax' Red-spotted Purple
September 05, 2016 Doug Bruce Houston County, Tennessee, United States September 07, 2016 Details
Junonia coenia
Common Buckeye
September 05, 2016 Doug Bruce Houston County, Tennessee, United States September 07, 2016 Details
Hermeuptychia sosybius
Carolina Satyr
September 05, 2016 Doug Bruce Houston County, Tennessee, United States September 07, 2016 Details
Asterocampa celtis
Hackberry Emperor
September 05, 2016 Doug Bruce Houston County, Tennessee, United States September 07, 2016 Details
Asterocampa clyton
Tawny Emperor
September 05, 2016 Doug Bruce Houston County, Tennessee, United States September 07, 2016 Details
Iridopsis defectaria
Brown-shaded Gray
August 23, 2016 RCSparrow Baltimore City County, Maryland, United States September 07, 2016 Details
Paonias myops
Small-eyed sphinx
September 06, 2016 caw33iii Wake County, North Carolina, United States September 07, 2016 Details
Phyciodes tharos
Pearl Crescent
September 06, 2016 Kitty329 Day County, South Dakota, United States September 07, 2016 Details
Arta olivalis August 25, 2016 Jim Eckert Santa Cruz County, Arizona, United States September 07, 2016 Details
Pyrausta acrionalis September 06, 2016 hmclin York County, Pennsylvania, United States September 07, 2016 Details
Udea rubigalis
Celery Leaftier Moth
September 06, 2016 hmclin York County, Pennsylvania, United States September 07, 2016 Details
Boloria bellona
Meadow Fritillary
September 06, 2016 hmclin Adams County, Pennsylvania, United States September 07, 2016 Details
Xylophanes tersa
Tersa Sphinx
September 07, 2016 Little River Park Orange County, North Carolina, United States September 07, 2016 Details
Manduca quinquemaculata
Five-spotted hawkmoth
September 07, 2016 Little River Park Orange County, North Carolina, United States September 07, 2016 Details
Condica vecors
Dusky Groundling
July 21, 2016 iangardner Lebanon County, Pennsylvania, United States September 07, 2016 Details
Eudonia strigalis
Striped Eudonia
July 21, 2016 iangardner Lebanon County, Pennsylvania, United States September 07, 2016 Details
Zanclognatha laevigata
Variable Zanclognatha Moth
August 05, 2016 BeaLaporte Ontario, Canada September 07, 2016 Details
Orgyia leucostigma
White-marked Tussock Moth
July 21, 2016 iangardner Lebanon County, Pennsylvania, United States September 07, 2016 Details
Phalaenostola metonalis
Pale Epidelta Moth
August 05, 2016 BeaLaporte Ontario, Canada September 07, 2016 Details
Zanclognatha laevigata
Variable Zanclognatha Moth
July 21, 2016 iangardner Lebanon County, Pennsylvania, United States September 07, 2016 Details
Petrophila fulicalis
Feather-edged Petrophila
August 02, 2016 iangardner Lebanon County, Pennsylvania, United States September 07, 2016 Details
Campaea perlata
Pale Beauty
September 07, 2016 Chris Blomme Ontario, Canada September 07, 2016 Details
Phaecasiophora niveiguttana
Labyrinth Moth
August 02, 2016 iangardner Lebanon County, Pennsylvania, United States September 07, 2016 Details
Phalaenophana pyramusalis
Dark-banded Owlet Moth
August 02, 2016 iangardner Lebanon County, Pennsylvania, United States September 07, 2016 Details
Phalaenostola larentioides
Black-banded Owlet Moth
August 02, 2016 iangardner Lebanon County, Pennsylvania, United States September 07, 2016 Details
Scoparia biplagialis September 07, 2016 Joe Bartok Ontario, Canada September 07, 2016 Details
Plagodis fervidaria
Fervid Plagodis
August 02, 2016 iangardner Lebanon County, Pennsylvania, United States September 07, 2016 Details
Platynota idaeusalis
Tufted Apple-Bud Moth
August 02, 2016 iangardner Lebanon County, Pennsylvania, United States September 07, 2016 Details
Plutella xylostella
Diamondback Moth
August 02, 2016 iangardner Lebanon County, Pennsylvania, United States September 07, 2016 Details
Pococera expandens
Double-humped Pococera Moth
August 02, 2016 iangardner Lebanon County, Pennsylvania, United States September 07, 2016 Details
Ponometia erastrioides
Small Bird-dropping Moth
August 02, 2016 iangardner Lebanon County, Pennsylvania, United States September 07, 2016 Details
Asterocampa clyton
Tawny Emperor
August 31, 2016 mathgeek Jackson County, Illinois, United States September 07, 2016 Details
Protodeltote muscosula
Large Mossy Lithacodia
August 02, 2016 iangardner Lebanon County, Pennsylvania, United States September 07, 2016 Details
Pyrausta orphisalis
Orange Mint Moth
August 07, 2016 BeaLaporte Ontario, Canada September 07, 2016 Details
Pseudothyatira cymatophoroides
Tufted Thyatirid
August 02, 2016 iangardner Lebanon County, Pennsylvania, United States September 07, 2016 Details
Raphia frater
The Brother Moth
August 02, 2016 iangardner Lebanon County, Pennsylvania, United States September 07, 2016 Details
Hymenia perspectalis
Spotted Beet Webworm Moth
September 06, 2016 jtylerbell Anne Arundel County, Maryland, United States September 07, 2016 Details
Homophoberia apicosa
Black Wedge-spot
September 06, 2016 jtylerbell Anne Arundel County, Maryland, United States September 07, 2016 Details
Sitochroa palealis August 02, 2016 iangardner Lebanon County, Pennsylvania, United States September 07, 2016 Details
Pleuroprucha insulsaria
Common Tan Wave
September 06, 2016 jtylerbell Anne Arundel County, Maryland, United States September 07, 2016 Details
Hyles lineata
White-lined Sphinx
September 04, 2016 CA Ivy Crawford County, Arkansas, United States September 07, 2016 Details
Zanclognatha laevigata
Variable Zanclognatha Moth
August 02, 2016 iangardner Lebanon County, Pennsylvania, United States September 07, 2016 Details
Iridopsis defectaria
Brown-shaded Gray
September 06, 2016 jtylerbell Anne Arundel County, Maryland, United States September 07, 2016 Details
Macaria aemulataria
Common Angle
September 06, 2016 jtylerbell Anne Arundel County, Maryland, United States September 07, 2016 Details
Macaria minorata
Minor Angle Moth
September 06, 2016 John LeBlanc Chesterfield County, Virginia, United States September 07, 2016 Details
Desmia funeralis/maculalis September 07, 2016 John LeBlanc Chesterfield County, Virginia, United States September 07, 2016 Details
Zale lunata
Lunate Zale
September 07, 2016 jtylerbell Anne Arundel County, Maryland, United States September 07, 2016 Details
Melanolophia canadaria
Canadian melanolophia
September 07, 2016 jtylerbell Anne Arundel County, Maryland, United States September 07, 2016 Details
Anicla infecta
Green Cutworm Moth
September 07, 2016 jtylerbell Anne Arundel County, Maryland, United States September 07, 2016 Details
Urola nivalis September 03, 2016 CA Ivy Sebastian County, Arkansas, United States September 07, 2016 Details
Prochoerodes lineola
Large Maple Spanworm Moth
September 07, 2016 jtylerbell Anne Arundel County, Maryland, United States September 07, 2016 Details
Phalaenostola larentioides
Black-banded Owlet Moth
September 07, 2016 John LeBlanc Chesterfield County, Virginia, United States September 07, 2016 Details
Macaria aemulataria
Common Angle
September 07, 2016 jtylerbell Anne Arundel County, Maryland, United States September 07, 2016 Details
Polygonia interrogationis
Question Mark
September 01, 2016 mathgeek Jackson County, Illinois, United States September 07, 2016 Details
Hylephila phyleus
Fiery Skipper
September 07, 2016 kstock Macomb County, Michigan, United States September 07, 2016 Details
Polites peckius
Peck's Skipper
September 07, 2016 kstock Macomb County, Michigan, United States September 07, 2016 Details
Eacles imperialis
Imperial moth
September 07, 2016 Gregherr1978 Lebanon County, Pennsylvania, United States September 07, 2016 Details
Helicoverpa zea
Corn Earworm Moth
September 06, 2016 jtylerbell St Marys County, Maryland, United States September 07, 2016 Details
Acharia stimulea
Saddleback Caterpillar Moth
September 07, 2016 pringlesbaby Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, United States September 07, 2016 Details
Desmia funeralis
Grape Leaffolder Moth
September 07, 2016 jtylerbell Anne Arundel County, Maryland, United States September 07, 2016 Details
Agonopterix thelmae September 07, 2016 drkilmer Frederick County, Maryland, United States September 07, 2016 Details
Synanthedon acerrubri
Red Maple Borer
July 07, 2016 Molanic Du Page County, Illinois, United States September 07, 2016 Details
Hyphantria cunea
Fall Webworm Moth
September 07, 2016 wolfhoundgirl Wake County, North Carolina, United States September 07, 2016 Details
Spilosoma virginica
Virginian Tiger Moth or Yellow Woolybear Moth
September 05, 2016 wolfhoundgirl Wake County, North Carolina, United States September 07, 2016 Details
Caenurgina crassiuscula
Clover Looper Moth
September 06, 2016 curtis.lehman
(John Fedak)
Warren County, Pennsylvania, United States September 07, 2016 Details
Isa textula
Crowned Slug Moth
September 06, 2016 curtis.lehman
(Marcy Cunkelman)
Indiana County, Pennsylvania, United States September 07, 2016 Details
Evergestis pallidata
Purple-backed Cabbageworm
September 07, 2016 curtis.lehman
(John Fedak)
Warren County, Pennsylvania, United States September 07, 2016 Details
Saucrobotys futilalis
Dogbane Saucrobotys Moth
September 07, 2016 curtis.lehman
(John Fedak)
McKean County, Pennsylvania, United States September 07, 2016 Details