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
Papilio cresphontes
Giant Swallowtail
March 07, 2014 Papilionidae Miami-Dade County, Florida, United States April 03, 2014 Details
Danaus gilippus
Queen
January 23, 2014 janazak Distrito Federal, Mexico April 03, 2014 Details
Macaria bicolorata March 09, 2014 jjflossem Hernando County, Florida, United States April 03, 2014 Details
Archanara oblonga
Oblong Sedge Borer Moth
August 25, 2013 stonehollow Wright County, Minnesota, United States April 03, 2014 Details
Anania mysippusalis August 18, 2013 stonehollow Wright County, Minnesota, United States April 03, 2014 Details
Ellida caniplaga
Linden Prominent
August 04, 2013 stonehollow Wright County, Minnesota, United States April 03, 2014 Details
Agraulis vanillae
Gulf Fritillary
February 14, 2014 janazak Quintana Roo, Mexico April 03, 2014 Details
Agraulis vanillae
Gulf Fritillary
February 14, 2014 janazak Quintana Roo, Mexico April 03, 2014 Details
Phalaenostola larentioides
Black-banded Owlet Moth
July 31, 2013 stonehollow Sherburne County, Minnesota, United States April 03, 2014 Details
Heliconius erato
Erato Heliconian
February 15, 2014 janazak Quintana Roo, Mexico April 03, 2014 Details
Eumaeus toxea
Mexican Cycadian
February 15, 2014 janazak Quintana Roo, Mexico April 03, 2014 Details
Colobura dirce
Dirce Beauty
February 15, 2014 janazak Quintana Roo, Mexico April 03, 2014 Details
Choristoneura pinus
Jack Pine Budworm Moth
July 07, 2013 stonehollow Wright County, Minnesota, United States April 03, 2014 Details
Archips grisea July 08, 2013 stonehollow Wright County, Minnesota, United States April 03, 2014 Details
Coleotechnites coniferella July 18, 2013 stonehollow Wright County, Minnesota, United States April 03, 2014 Details
Eucosma matutina July 18, 2013 stonehollow Wright County, Minnesota, United States April 03, 2014 Details
Agraulis vanillae
Gulf Fritillary
March 15, 2014 herobiscuit Brevard County, Florida, United States April 03, 2014 Details
Anartia jatrophae
White Peacock
March 12, 2014 herobiscuit Collier County, Florida, United States April 03, 2014 Details
Erynnis horatius
Horace's Duskywing
March 29, 2014 Nancee Cobb Bay County, Florida, United States April 03, 2014 Details
Acrolophus arcanellus
Grass Tubeworm Moth
July 04, 2013 stonehollow Wright County, Minnesota, United States April 03, 2014 Details
Amphipyra glabella
Smooth Amphipyra Moth
August 12, 2013 stonehollow Wright County, Minnesota, United States April 03, 2014 Details
Anticlea vasiliata
Variable Carpet
March 27, 2014 skywatcher British Columbia, Canada April 03, 2014 Details
Xanthorhoe defensaria March 27, 2014 skywatcher British Columbia, Canada April 03, 2014 Details
Orthosia pacifica March 30, 2014 skywatcher British Columbia, Canada April 03, 2014 Details
Cerastis enigmatica March 27, 2014 skywatcher British Columbia, Canada April 03, 2014 Details
Apamea amputatrix
Yellow-headed Cutworm Moth
August 15, 2013 stonehollow Wright County, Minnesota, United States April 03, 2014 Details
Oligocentria lignicolor
White-Streaked Prominent
August 02, 2013 stonehollow Wright County, Minnesota, United States April 03, 2014 Details
Plebejus acmon
Acmon Blue
March 30, 2014 mmjdelgado Santa Barbara County, California, United States April 03, 2014 Details
Libytheana carinenta
American Snout
March 31, 2014 wldlfnut5k Polk County, Florida, United States April 03, 2014 Details
Xylophanes tersa
Tersa Sphinx
March 14, 2014 RTSinsects Seminole County, Florida, United States April 03, 2014 Details
Vanessa atalanta
Red Admiral
March 30, 2014 Nancee Cobb Alachua County, Florida, United States April 03, 2014 Details
Antheraea polyphemus
Polyphemus moth
April 01, 2014 MyssMeow Brown County, Texas, United States April 03, 2014 Details
Eurytides marcellus
Zebra Swallowtail
April 01, 2014 dagasch Wakulla County, Florida, United States April 03, 2014 Details
Hyles lineata
White-lined Sphinx
March 12, 2014 Mlnathan Los Angeles County, California, United States April 03, 2014 Details
Hyles lineata
White-lined Sphinx
March 31, 2014 j3553p4d1ll4 Los Angeles County, California, United States April 03, 2014 Details
Chlorostrymon maesites
Amethyst Hairstreak
January 31, 2014 eric_whiteside Monroe County, Florida, United States April 03, 2014 Details
Nymphalis antiopa
Mourning Cloak
April 01, 2014 rojo amigo British Columbia, Canada April 03, 2014 Details
Agraulis vanillae
Gulf Fritillary
September 22, 2013 galby Charleston County, South Carolina, United States April 03, 2014 Details
Nemoria lixaria
Red-bordered Emerald
April 01, 2014 ridgeboy Polk County, Florida, United States April 03, 2014 Details
Hermeuptychia sosybius
Carolina Satyr
September 25, 2013 galby Charleston County, South Carolina, United States April 03, 2014 Details
Theagenes aegides
White-centered Bent-Skipper
April 01, 2014 John van Dort Francisco Morazán, Honduras April 03, 2014 Details
Acleris hastiana April 02, 2014 Latenight Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, United States April 03, 2014 Details
Actias luna
Luna moth
April 02, 2014 SaltandTomatoes McCurtain County, Oklahoma, United States April 03, 2014 Details
Nymphalis antiopa
Mourning Cloak
April 02, 2014 Sue Orlowski Grant County, Washington, United States April 03, 2014 Details
Paleacrita merriccata
White-spotted Cankerworm Moth
April 01, 2014 curtis.lehman
(Margaret Higbee)
Indiana County, Pennsylvania, United States April 03, 2014 Details
Macaria granitata
Granite Moth
September 10, 2013 Leslie Warren Mahoning County, Ohio, United States April 03, 2014 Details
Palthis asopialis
Faint-spotted Palthis Moth
March 28, 2014 jjflossem Hernando County, Florida, United States April 03, 2014 Details
Papilio glaucus
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail
April 02, 2014 CA Ivy Sebastian County, Arkansas, United States April 03, 2014 Details
Eupsilia vinulenta
Straight-toothed Sallow
April 03, 2014 UrsulaV Chatham County, North Carolina, United States April 03, 2014 Details
Hypena scabra
Green Cloverworm Moth
April 03, 2014 UrsulaV Chatham County, North Carolina, United States April 03, 2014 Details
Amphion floridensis
Nessus sphinx
April 03, 2014 CA Ivy Sebastian County, Arkansas, United States April 03, 2014 Details
Lycaena helloides
Purplish Copper
August 31, 2013 kdg54ca7775 British Columbia, Canada April 04, 2014 Details
Vanessa atalanta
Red Admiral
September 14, 2013 Greg Dean British Columbia, Canada April 04, 2014 Details
Celastrina lucia
Northern Azure
April 01, 2014 yardbird Cumberland County, New Jersey, United States April 04, 2014 Details
Calycopis cecrops
Red-banded Hairstreak
April 03, 2014 sshively Rapides Parish, Louisiana, United States April 04, 2014 Details
Megisto cymela
Little Wood-Satyr
April 03, 2014 sshively Rapides Parish, Louisiana, United States April 04, 2014 Details
Nymphalis antiopa
Mourning Cloak
April 02, 2014 Sue Orlowski Adams County, Washington, United States April 04, 2014 Details
Eupsilia devia
Lost Sallow
April 02, 2014 Jim Eckert Berks County, Pennsylvania, United States April 04, 2014 Details
Pontia beckerii
Becker's White
April 02, 2014 Sue Orlowski Adams County, Washington, United States April 04, 2014 Details
Pieris rapae
Cabbage White
April 02, 2014 Sue Orlowski Grant County, Washington, United States April 04, 2014 Details
Psaphida rolandi
Roland's Sallow
April 03, 2014 Tom Raub Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, United States April 04, 2014 Details
Callosamia promethea
Promethea silkmoth
April 03, 2014 courtneyh Clarke County, Alabama, United States April 04, 2014 Details
Grammia ornata
Ornate Tiger Moth
April 03, 2014 janice.pisciotta Placer County, California, United States April 04, 2014 Details
Pero ancetaria
Hübner's Pero
April 02, 2014 Doug Bruce Anderson County, Tennessee, United States April 04, 2014 Details
Euthyatira pudens
Dogwood Thyatirid
April 02, 2014 Doug Bruce Anderson County, Tennessee, United States April 04, 2014 Details
Lithophane innominata
Nameless Pinion
April 02, 2014 Jim Eckert Berks County, Pennsylvania, United States April 04, 2014 Details
Hypsoropha monilis
Large Necklace Moth
April 02, 2014 Doug Bruce Anderson County, Tennessee, United States April 04, 2014 Details
Zale aeruginosa
Green-dusted Zale
April 02, 2014 Doug Bruce Anderson County, Tennessee, United States April 04, 2014 Details
Epimecis hortaria
Tulip-Tree Beauty
April 03, 2014 sschott Marion County, Tennessee, United States April 04, 2014 Details
Thyris sepulchralis
Mournful Thyris
April 03, 2014 sschott Marion County, Tennessee, United States April 04, 2014 Details
Spodoptera exigua
Beet Armyworm Moth
April 04, 2014 Robert Gorman Orange County, California, United States April 04, 2014 Details
Danaus plexippus
Monarch
April 03, 2014 Ken42 East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana, United States April 04, 2014 Details
Nymphalis antiopa
Mourning Cloak
April 04, 2014 jfkoza Essex County, Massachusetts, United States April 04, 2014 Details
Strymon melinus
Gray Hairstreak
April 03, 2014 Donna Menke Caldwell County, Texas, United States April 04, 2014 Details
Lithophane disposita
Dashed Gray Pinion
April 01, 2014 curtis.lehman
(Margaret Higbee)
Indiana County, Pennsylvania, United States April 04, 2014 Details
Lithophane bethunei
Bethune's Pinion
April 01, 2014 curtis.lehman
(Margaret Higbee)
Indiana County, Pennsylvania, United States April 04, 2014 Details
Dryocampa rubicunda
Rosy maple moth
April 04, 2014 Leecalton Barbour County, Alabama, United States April 04, 2014 Details
Phyciodes phaon
Phaon Crescent
March 21, 2014 tomfishburn Texas, United States April 04, 2014 Details
Pontia protodice
Checkered White
March 21, 2014 tomfishburn Texas, United States April 04, 2014 Details
Hyles lineata
White-lined Sphinx
April 04, 2014 David Allen Jones Orange County, California, United States April 04, 2014 Details
Elaphria grata
Grateful Midget
April 04, 2014 Doug Bruce Anderson County, Tennessee, United States April 04, 2014 Details
Pleuroprucha insulsaria
Common Tan Wave
October 21, 2007 Ken Childs Chester County, Tennessee, United States April 05, 2014 Details
Datana major
Major Datana
August 24, 2012 JeanEvoy De Soto County, Florida, United States April 05, 2014 Details
Antaeotricha schlaegeri May 14, 2013 Rangertsp Henderson County, Tennessee, United States April 05, 2014 Details
Poanes viator
Broad-winged Skipper
July 20, 2013 sbruenjes Bergen County, New Jersey, United States April 05, 2014 Details
Synapte malitiosa
Malicious Skipper
December 14, 2013 DJHiker Sancti Spiritus, Cuba April 05, 2014 Details
Retinia albicapitana
Northern Pitch Twig Moth
June 09, 2013 stonehollow Wright County, Minnesota, United States April 05, 2014 Details
Parides panares
Wedge-spotted Cattleheart
March 19, 2014 Sean Werle Toledo District, Belize April 05, 2014 Details
Anthanassa tulcis
Tulcis Crescent
March 19, 2014 Sean Werle Toledo District, Belize April 05, 2014 Details
Hermeuptychia hermes
Hermes Satyr
March 19, 2014 Sean Werle Toledo District, Belize April 05, 2014 Details
Pierella luna
Moon Satyr
March 19, 2014 Sean Werle Toledo District, Belize April 05, 2014 Details
Heliopetes arsalte
Veined White-Skipper
March 20, 2014 Sean Werle Toledo District, Belize April 05, 2014 Details
Catonephele mexicana
East-Mexican Banner
March 16, 2014 Sean Werle Toledo District, Belize April 05, 2014 Details
Leptotes marina
Marine Blue
March 17, 2014 Sean Werle Toledo District, Belize April 05, 2014 Details
Dynamine postverta
Mexican Sailor
March 17, 2014 Sean Werle Toledo District, Belize April 05, 2014 Details
Dryas iulia
Julia Heliconian
March 18, 2014 Sean Werle Toledo District, Belize April 05, 2014 Details
Metalectra discalis
Common Fungus Moth
April 01, 2014 JeanEvoy De Soto County, Florida, United States April 05, 2014 Details
Argyrotaenia franciscana
Orange Tortrix Moth
April 01, 2014 Robert Gorman Orange County, California, United States April 05, 2014 Details
Libytheana carinenta
American Snout
August 24, 2013 CA Ivy Sebastian County, Arkansas, United States April 05, 2014 Details
Nadata gibbosa
White-dotted Prominent
August 26, 2013 CA Ivy Sebastian County, Arkansas, United States April 05, 2014 Details