Recently Verified Sightings

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Species Observation Date Submitter Location Verified Datesort icon
Datana sp. June 20, 2014 Blocky Washington (Block Island) County, Rhode Island, United States August 07, 2015 Details
Datana sp. July 11, 2014 NigelBI Washington (Block Island) County, Rhode Island, United States August 07, 2015 Details
Zale horrida
Horrid Zale
August 01, 2014 NigelBI Washington (Block Island) County, Rhode Island, United States August 07, 2015 Details
Coryphista meadii
Barberry Geometer
August 01, 2014 NigelBI Washington (Block Island) County, Rhode Island, United States August 07, 2015 Details
Halysidota sp. August 01, 2014 NigelBI Washington (Block Island) County, Rhode Island, United States August 07, 2015 Details
Zale horrida
Horrid Zale
July 10, 2014 Blocky Washington (Block Island) County, Rhode Island, United States August 07, 2015 Details
Hemaris thysbe
Hummingbird Clearwing
August 04, 2014 NigelBI Washington (Block Island) County, Rhode Island, United States August 07, 2015 Details
Limenitis archippus
Viceroy
June 14, 2015 Sepp Meier Carroll County, New Hampshire, United States August 07, 2015 Details
Hemaris thysbe
Hummingbird Clearwing
May 15, 2015 piola1 Middlesex County, Connecticut, United States August 07, 2015 Details
Polygonia gracilis
Hoary Comma
May 17, 2015 shsater Boundary County, Idaho, United States August 07, 2015 Details
Celastrina lucia
Northern Azure
June 06, 2015 mmwm Grafton County, New Hampshire, United States August 07, 2015 Details
Phaecasiophora niveiguttana
Labyrinth Moth
June 06, 2015 treichard Anne Arundel County, Maryland, United States August 07, 2015 Details
Chlosyne harrisii
Harris' Checkerspot
June 14, 2015 Sepp Meier Carroll County, New Hampshire, United States August 07, 2015 Details
Limenitis arthemis arthemis
White Admiral
June 19, 2015 Sepp Meier Carroll County, New Hampshire, United States August 07, 2015 Details
Euphyes vestris
Dun Skipper
June 26, 2015 MeredithMays Fulton County, Georgia, United States August 07, 2015 Details
Epargyreus clarus
Silver-spotted Skipper
July 02, 2015 Sepp Meier Carroll County, New Hampshire, United States August 07, 2015 Details
Tolype notialis
Small Tolype Moth
March 11, 2015 DanteInnocema Banks County, Georgia, United States August 07, 2015 Details
Catocala briseis
Briseis Underwing
July 09, 2015 Glennie British Columbia, Canada August 07, 2015 Details
Catocala californica July 09, 2015 Melissammkay British Columbia, Canada August 07, 2015 Details
Limenitis arthemis arthemis
White Admiral
June 14, 2015 PriscillaTrudell Grafton County, New Hampshire, United States August 07, 2015 Details
Sparganothis reticulatana
Reticulated Fruitworm Moth
July 18, 2015 Leslie Warren Mahoning County, Ohio, United States August 07, 2015 Details
Paonias excaecata
Blinded sphinx
July 20, 2015 Bill Moorhead III Litchfield County, Connecticut, United States August 07, 2015 Details
Smerinthus jamaicensis
Twin-spotted sphinx
July 20, 2015 Ryan Westcott Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada August 07, 2015 Details
Sparganothis reticulatana
Reticulated Fruitworm Moth
July 19, 2015 BeaLaporte Ontario, Canada August 07, 2015 Details
Mythimna unipuncta
Armyworm Moth
July 18, 2015 K Stilwell Tazewell County, Virginia, United States August 07, 2015 Details
Tetracis crocallata
Yellow Slant-line
July 18, 2015 K Stilwell Tazewell County, Virginia, United States August 07, 2015 Details
Hypsopygia costalis
Clover Hayworm Moth
June 07, 2015 Happyhealy Hart County, Kentucky, United States August 07, 2015 Details
Hemaris thysbe
Hummingbird Clearwing
July 22, 2015 cnp Hartford County, Connecticut, United States August 07, 2015 Details
Ctenoplusia oxygramma
Sharp-stigma Looper Moth
August 15, 2009 Allen Belden Richmond City County, Virginia, United States August 07, 2015 Details
Helicoverpa zea
Corn Earworm Moth
September 05, 2007 Allen Belden Richmond City County, Virginia, United States August 07, 2015 Details
Schinia trifascia
Three-lined Flower Moth
September 01, 2010 Allen Belden Richmond City County, Virginia, United States August 07, 2015 Details
Tarache aprica
Exposed Bird-dropping Moth
August 31, 2010 Allen Belden Richmond City County, Virginia, United States August 07, 2015 Details
Tripudia flavofasciata August 16, 2009 Allen Belden Richmond City County, Virginia, United States August 07, 2015 Details
Papilio canadensis
Canadian Tiger Swallowtail
July 23, 2015 plume2 Ontario, Canada August 07, 2015 Details
Manduca sexta
Carolina sphinx
July 23, 2015 jjflossem Hernando County, Florida, United States August 07, 2015 Details
Acrolophus popeanella
Clemens' Grass Tubeworm Moth
July 24, 2015 digginflowers Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, United States August 07, 2015 Details
Hypsopygia olinalis July 22, 2015 strixv Prince Georges County, Maryland, United States August 07, 2015 Details
Neohelvibotys neohelvialis July 24, 2015 Allen Belden Richmond City County, Virginia, United States August 07, 2015 Details
Melanchra adjuncta
Hitched Arches
July 11, 2015 Jmunro Ontario, Canada August 07, 2015 Details
Automeris io
Io moth
July 26, 2015 hleskovics Rabun County, Georgia, United States August 07, 2015 Details
Ceratomia amyntor
Elm sphinx
July 27, 2015 markethej New York, United States August 07, 2015 Details
Eacles imperialis
Imperial moth
August 05, 2015 melgiarratana Frederick County, Virginia, United States August 07, 2015 Details
Pandemis limitata
Three-lined Leafroller Moth
July 04, 2015 Appy-Brown Grand Isle County, Vermont, United States August 07, 2015 Details
Smerinthus jamaicensis
Twin-spotted sphinx
August 14, 2014 OHeather Franklin County, Ohio, United States August 07, 2015 Details
Anisota stigma
Spiny oakworm moth
June 23, 2015 Happyhealy Hart County, Kentucky, United States August 07, 2015 Details
Artace cribraria
Dot-lined White
July 20, 2015 TCat7187 Cecil County, Maryland, United States August 07, 2015 Details
Tetracis crocallata
Yellow Slant-line
July 21, 2015 Moon Guilford County, North Carolina, United States August 07, 2015 Details
Xylesthia pruniramiella June 27, 2015 Happyhealy Hart County, Kentucky, United States August 07, 2015 Details
Aglossa cuprina
Grease Moth
June 27, 2015 Happyhealy Hart County, Kentucky, United States August 07, 2015 Details
Tetanolita floridana
Florida Tetanolita Moth
June 27, 2015 Happyhealy Hart County, Kentucky, United States August 07, 2015 Details
Arta statalis June 27, 2015 Happyhealy Hart County, Kentucky, United States August 07, 2015 Details
Pyralis farinalis
Meal Moth
June 27, 2015 Happyhealy Hart County, Kentucky, United States August 07, 2015 Details
Plagodis fervidaria
Fervid Plagodis
June 27, 2015 Happyhealy Hart County, Kentucky, United States August 07, 2015 Details
Plagodis alcoolaria
Hollow-spotted Plagodis
June 27, 2015 Happyhealy Hart County, Kentucky, United States August 07, 2015 Details
Speyeria mormonia
Mormon Fritillary
July 24, 2015 jvhigbee Skamania County, Washington, United States August 07, 2015 Details
Ochlodes sylvanoides
Woodland Skipper
July 30, 2015 kayjon50 Kittitas County, Washington, United States August 07, 2015 Details
Phyciodes tharos
Pearl Crescent
August 01, 2015 cblazo Franklin County, Pennsylvania, United States August 07, 2015 Details
Speyeria cybele
Great Spangled Fritillary
July 03, 2015 Johnnydogmatic Bucks County, Pennsylvania, United States August 07, 2015 Details
Epargyreus clarus
Silver-spotted Skipper
July 18, 2015 Johnnydogmatic Bucks County, Pennsylvania, United States August 07, 2015 Details
Euchaetes egle
Milkweed Tussock Moth or Milkweed Tiger Moth
August 01, 2015 AllisonA1981 Will County, Illinois, United States August 07, 2015 Details
Halysidota tessellaris
Banded Tussock Moth or Pale Tiger Moth
August 02, 2015 John LeBlanc Chesterfield County, Virginia, United States August 07, 2015 Details
Panoquina ocola
Ocola Skipper
July 24, 2015 Ken Cheeks Bulloch County, Georgia, United States August 07, 2015 Details
Hemaris diffinis
Snowberry Clearwing
July 24, 2015 Ken Cheeks Burke County, Georgia, United States August 07, 2015 Details
Limenitis arthemis
Red-spotted Purple or White Admiral
July 24, 2015 Ken Cheeks Burke County, Georgia, United States August 07, 2015 Details
Junonia coenia
Common Buckeye
July 24, 2015 Ken Cheeks Burke County, Georgia, United States August 07, 2015 Details
Phoebis sennae
Cloudless Sulphur
July 24, 2015 Ken Cheeks Burke County, Georgia, United States August 07, 2015 Details
Hylephila phyleus
Fiery Skipper
July 24, 2015 Ken Cheeks Burke County, Georgia, United States August 07, 2015 Details
Achalarus lyciades
Hoary Edge
July 24, 2015 Ken Cheeks Burke County, Georgia, United States August 07, 2015 Details
Limenitis archippus
Viceroy
August 01, 2015 Kurt R. Schwarz Howard County, Maryland, United States August 07, 2015 Details
Polites peckius
Peck's Skipper
August 01, 2015 Nick Pulcinella Chester County, Pennsylvania, United States August 07, 2015 Details
Polites peckius
Peck's Skipper
August 01, 2015 Nick Pulcinella Chester County, Pennsylvania, United States August 07, 2015 Details
Papilio troilus
Spicebush Swallowtail
August 01, 2015 csandt Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, United States August 07, 2015 Details
Vanessa atalanta
Red Admiral
July 31, 2015 Niayre DeKalb County, Georgia, United States August 07, 2015 Details
Eudeilinia herminiata
Northern Eudeilinea
July 30, 2015 franpope Garrett County, Maryland, United States August 07, 2015 Details
Polites origenes
Crossline Skipper
August 02, 2015 cblazo Franklin County, Pennsylvania, United States August 07, 2015 Details
Nastra lherminier
Swarthy Skipper
August 02, 2015 cblazo Franklin County, Pennsylvania, United States August 07, 2015 Details
Epargyreus clarus
Silver-spotted Skipper
August 02, 2015 South Laurel Laurel County, Kentucky, United States August 07, 2015 Details
Celastrina neglecta
Summer Azure
August 02, 2015 South Laurel Laurel County, Kentucky, United States August 07, 2015 Details
Spragueia leo
Common Spragueia
August 02, 2015 South Laurel Laurel County, Kentucky, United States August 07, 2015 Details
Aglais milberti
Milbert's Tortoiseshell
August 02, 2015 cblazo Franklin County, Pennsylvania, United States August 07, 2015 Details
Pyralis farinalis
Meal Moth
August 01, 2015 Niayre DeKalb County, Georgia, United States August 07, 2015 Details
Speyeria cybele
Great Spangled Fritillary
August 01, 2015 csandt Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, United States August 07, 2015 Details
Speyeria cybele
Great Spangled Fritillary
August 02, 2015 bobka7914 Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, United States August 07, 2015 Details
Nola cereella July 23, 2015 treichard Anne Arundel County, Maryland, United States August 07, 2015 Details
Papilio polyxenes
Black Swallowtail
August 02, 2015 kpflaumer Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, United States August 07, 2015 Details
Ancyloxypha numitor
Least Skipper
August 02, 2015 hmclin Adams County, Pennsylvania, United States August 07, 2015 Details
Arctia caja
Garden Tiger Moth or Great Tiger Moth
August 03, 2015 Sdhicks Chittenden County, Vermont, United States August 07, 2015 Details
Spilosoma virginica
Virginian Tiger Moth or Yellow Woolybear Moth
July 31, 2015 Soccer fan Ontario, Canada August 07, 2015 Details
Epargyreus clarus
Silver-spotted Skipper
August 03, 2015 nocharge DeKalb County, Georgia, United States August 07, 2015 Details
Phoebis sennae
Cloudless Sulphur
August 03, 2015 Niayre DeKalb County, Georgia, United States August 07, 2015 Details
Galgula partita
The Wedgling
August 02, 2015 treichard Anne Arundel County, Maryland, United States August 07, 2015 Details
Acronicta americana
American Dagger Moth
August 03, 2015 rmskiff Ontario, Canada August 07, 2015 Details
Spodoptera ornithogalli
Yellow-striped Armyworm Moth
May 12, 2015 Niayre DeKalb County, Georgia, United States August 07, 2015 Details
Orthonama obstipata
The Gem
August 04, 2015 edenny Hampshire County, Massachusetts, United States August 07, 2015 Details
Xanthorhoe ferrugata
Red Twin-spot
August 01, 2015 Kzfisherman McHenry County, Illinois, United States August 07, 2015 Details
Spilosoma virginica
Virginian Tiger Moth or Yellow Woolybear Moth
August 01, 2015 Kzfisherman McHenry County, Illinois, United States August 07, 2015 Details
Spilosoma virginica
Virginian Tiger Moth or Yellow Woolybear Moth
August 02, 2015 Kzfisherman McHenry County, Illinois, United States August 07, 2015 Details
Euphyes vestris
Dun Skipper
August 05, 2015 Carolyn Seaton Lancaster County, South Carolina, United States August 07, 2015 Details
Ceratomia amyntor
Elm sphinx
August 05, 2015 kmcloud79 Du Page County, Illinois, United States August 07, 2015 Details
Hylephila phyleus
Fiery Skipper
June 24, 2015 Carolyn Seaton York County, South Carolina, United States August 07, 2015 Details