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.

Click on a point to see details of the sighting.

Sightings can be sorted by scientific name, common name, and date. Access species profiles by clicking on the scientific name link. Additional information about each sighting is available by clicking on "Details."

You don't have Javascript enabled. Hover for more information! But don't worry: you can still use this web site! You have two options:
  • enable Javascript in your browser and then refresh this page, for a much enhanced experience.
  • click the Update button every time you want to update the selection.
Species Observation Date Submitter Location Verified Datesort icon
Manduca sexta
Carolina sphinx
August 11, 2013 DesertBird Pinal County, Arizona, United States August 08, 2014 Details
Phaecasiophora niveiguttana
Labyrinth Moth
June 20, 2014 Bill Hubick Anne Arundel County, Maryland, United States August 08, 2014 Details
Lochmaeus bilineata
Double-lined Prominent
June 21, 2014 UrsulaV Chatham County, North Carolina, United States August 08, 2014 Details
Sciota celtidella June 14, 2014 UrsulaV Chatham County, North Carolina, United States August 08, 2014 Details
Arugisa lutea
Common Arugisa
June 14, 2014 UrsulaV Chatham County, North Carolina, United States August 08, 2014 Details
Virbia opella
Tawny Holomelina
May 16, 2014 Jeff Trahan Caddo Parish, Louisiana, United States August 08, 2014 Details
Psilocorsis cryptolechiella
Black-fringed Psilocorsis Moth
May 16, 2014 Jeff Trahan Caddo Parish, Louisiana, United States August 08, 2014 Details
Malacosoma disstria
Forest Tent Caterpillar Moth
May 17, 2014 Jeff Trahan Caddo Parish, Louisiana, United States August 08, 2014 Details
Cyclophora nanaria May 18, 2014 Jeff Trahan Caddo Parish, Louisiana, United States August 08, 2014 Details
Stegasta bosqueella May 23, 2014 Jeff Trahan Caddo Parish, Louisiana, United States August 08, 2014 Details
Eudryas unio
Pearly Wood-nymph
May 23, 2014 Jeff Trahan Caddo Parish, Louisiana, United States August 08, 2014 Details
Cutina distincta May 24, 2014 Jeff Trahan Caddo Parish, Louisiana, United States August 08, 2014 Details
Glaphyria sequistralis May 26, 2014 Jeff Trahan Caddo Parish, Louisiana, United States August 08, 2014 Details
Iridopsis defectaria
Brown-shaded Gray
May 27, 2014 Jeff Trahan Caddo Parish, Louisiana, United States August 08, 2014 Details
Idia diminuendis
Orange-spotted Idia
June 02, 2014 Jeff Trahan Caddo Parish, Louisiana, United States August 08, 2014 Details
Fumibotys fumalis July 27, 2014 BeaLaporte Ontario, Canada August 08, 2014 Details
Lymantria dispar
Gypsy Moth
July 26, 2014 Shane Miller Beaver County, Pennsylvania, United States August 08, 2014 Details
Idia rotundalis
Rotund Idia Moth
July 24, 2014 joeverica Centre County, Pennsylvania, United States August 08, 2014 Details
Syngrapha rectangula
Salt-and-Pepper Looper Moth
July 30, 2014 LinRandolph Ashtabula County, Ohio, United States August 08, 2014 Details
Oreta rosea
Rose Hooktip
July 30, 2014 CatWhat Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada August 08, 2014 Details
Zanclognatha cruralis
Early Zanclognatha Moth
May 14, 2014 JHCarpenter Marion County, Tennessee, United States August 08, 2014 Details
Probole amicaria July 25, 2014 Rangertsp DeKalb County, Tennessee, United States August 08, 2014 Details
Tortricidia pallida
Red-Crossed Button Slug
August 06, 2014 D. Dodd Marshall County, Alabama, United States August 08, 2014 Details
Tortricidia pallida
Red-Crossed Button Slug
July 23, 2014 D. Dodd Marshall County, Alabama, United States August 08, 2014 Details
Sphinx franckii
Franck's sphinx
August 07, 2014 Doug Bruce Anderson County, Tennessee, United States August 08, 2014 Details
Ceratomia undulosa
Waved sphinx
August 07, 2014 Doug Bruce Anderson County, Tennessee, United States August 08, 2014 Details
Monopis pavlovskii August 05, 2014 David Trently Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania, United States August 08, 2014 Details
Horisme intestinata
Brown Bark Carpet
August 05, 2014 David Trently Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania, United States August 08, 2014 Details
Erynnis baptisiae
Wild Indigo Duskywing
August 07, 2014 maria.hoffman6@gmail.com Suffolk County, New York, United States August 08, 2014 Details
Epargyreus clarus
Silver-spotted Skipper
August 07, 2014 maria.hoffman6@gmail.com Suffolk County, New York, United States August 08, 2014 Details
Papilio glaucus
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail
August 07, 2014 maria.hoffman6@gmail.com Suffolk County, New York, United States August 08, 2014 Details
Ectropis crepuscularia
The Small Engrailed
August 01, 2014 Shane Miller Beaver County, Pennsylvania, United States August 08, 2014 Details
Heterocampa obliqua
Oblique Heterocampa
July 18, 2014 Shane Miller Beaver County, Pennsylvania, United States August 08, 2014 Details
Tortricidia pallida
Red-Crossed Button Slug
July 16, 2014 Shane Miller Beaver County, Pennsylvania, United States August 08, 2014 Details
Idia rotundalis
Rotund Idia Moth
July 16, 2014 Shane Miller Beaver County, Pennsylvania, United States August 08, 2014 Details
Papilio polyxenes
Black Swallowtail
July 25, 2014 Paul Tavares Ontario, Canada August 08, 2014 Details
Eustixia pupula August 08, 2014 Chip Krilowicz Camden County, New Jersey, United States August 08, 2014 Details
Polygonia comma
Eastern Comma
July 24, 2014 Paul Tavares Ontario, Canada August 08, 2014 Details
Erynnis baptisiae
Wild Indigo Duskywing
July 24, 2014 Paul Tavares Ontario, Canada August 08, 2014 Details
Antaeotricha humilis July 23, 2014 ddodd Marshall County, Alabama, United States August 08, 2014 Details
Antepione thisoaria
Variable Antipione
August 04, 2014 Nick Pulcinella Chester County, Pennsylvania, United States August 08, 2014 Details
Lithacodia musta
Small Mossy Lithacodia
July 23, 2014 ddodd Marshall County, Alabama, United States August 08, 2014 Details
Dichorda iridaria
Showy Emerald
August 06, 2014 Leslie Warren Mahoning County, Ohio, United States August 08, 2014 Details
Eacles imperialis
Imperial moth
August 08, 2014 defiantleek Tennessee, United States August 08, 2014 Details
Haploa clymene
Clymene Moth
August 07, 2014 AJ Trently Shelby County, Tennessee, United States August 08, 2014 Details
Halysidota tessellaris
Banded Tussock Moth or Pale Tiger Moth
July 22, 2014 ddodd Marshall County, Alabama, United States August 08, 2014 Details
Vanessa atalanta
Red Admiral
August 08, 2014 Valley Girl Ontario, Canada August 08, 2014 Details
Actias luna
Luna moth
August 08, 2014 Deagle19 Franklin County, Ohio, United States August 08, 2014 Details
Quandara brauneata July 28, 2014 ddodd Marshall County, Alabama, United States August 08, 2014 Details
Cisseps fulvicollis
Yellow-collared Scape Moth
August 06, 2014 Latenight Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, United States August 08, 2014 Details
Walshia miscecolorella August 06, 2014 Latenight Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, United States August 08, 2014 Details
Coloradia pandora
Pandora pinemoth
August 05, 2014 donya19 Washoe County, Nevada, United States August 08, 2014 Details
Biston betularia
Pepper and Salt Geometer
August 07, 2014 Latenight Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, United States August 08, 2014 Details
Urola nivalis August 07, 2014 Latenight Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, United States August 08, 2014 Details
Manduca rustica
Rustic sphinx
August 03, 2014 finatic San Diego County, California, United States August 08, 2014 Details
Hyles lineata
White-lined Sphinx
August 08, 2014 KansasBonnie Butler County, Kansas, United States August 08, 2014 Details
Antheraea polyphemus
Polyphemus moth
August 07, 2014 Beverly Carter Marion County, Arkansas, United States August 08, 2014 Details
Papilio cresphontes
Giant Swallowtail
August 07, 2014 lknedlik Republic County, Kansas, United States August 08, 2014 Details
Speyeria cybele
Great Spangled Fritillary
August 05, 2014 KansasBonnie Butler County, Kansas, United States August 08, 2014 Details
Eumorpha pandorus
Pandorus Sphinx
August 08, 2014 samcro2008 Herkimer County, New York, United States August 08, 2014 Details
Feltia herilis
Master's Dart
August 07, 2014 Aboover Knox County, Maine, United States August 08, 2014 Details
Cyclophora nanaria April 29, 2014 Josiah Gilbert San Luis Obispo County, California, United States August 08, 2014 Details
Pleuroprucha insulsaria
Common Tan Wave
July 23, 2014 ddodd Marshall County, Alabama, United States August 08, 2014 Details
Antheraea polyphemus
Polyphemus moth
August 08, 2014 Mary Benak Sarpy County, Nebraska, United States August 08, 2014 Details
Antheraea polyphemus
Polyphemus moth
August 07, 2014 firnhaber Douglas County, Kansas, United States August 08, 2014 Details
Argyrotaenia quercifoliana
Oak Leafroller
June 14, 2014 treichard Anne Arundel County, Maryland, United States August 09, 2014 Details
Acleris cornana June 20, 2014 Jim Eckert Berks County, Pennsylvania, United States August 09, 2014 Details
Desmia maculalis June 21, 2014 jwilkinson Howard County, Maryland, United States August 09, 2014 Details
Melanolophia canadaria
Canadian melanolophia
June 14, 2014 UrsulaV Chatham County, North Carolina, United States August 09, 2014 Details
Sciota virgatella June 21, 2014 treichard Anne Arundel County, Maryland, United States August 09, 2014 Details
Eutrapela clemataria
Curved-Toothed Geometer
June 21, 2014 rozentali Wake County, North Carolina, United States August 09, 2014 Details
Melanolophia canadaria
Canadian melanolophia
June 21, 2014 rozentali Wake County, North Carolina, United States August 09, 2014 Details
Nemoria bistriaria
Red-fringed Emerald
June 22, 2014 rozentali Wake County, North Carolina, United States August 09, 2014 Details
Besma quercivoraria
Oak Besma
June 22, 2014 rozentali Wake County, North Carolina, United States August 09, 2014 Details
Eulithis diversilineata
Lesser Grapevine Looper Moth
June 22, 2014 rozentali Wake County, North Carolina, United States August 09, 2014 Details
Acronicta oblinita
Smeared Dagger Moth
June 23, 2014 litchfam Delaware County, Ohio, United States August 09, 2014 Details
Pseudexentera spoliana
Bare-patched Oak Leafroller
June 22, 2014 BeaLaporte Ontario, Canada August 09, 2014 Details
Lagoa crispata
Black-waved Flannel Moth
June 23, 2014 UrsulaV Chatham County, North Carolina, United States August 09, 2014 Details
Acrolophus popeanella
Clemens' Grass Tubeworm Moth
June 23, 2014 UrsulaV Chatham County, North Carolina, United States August 09, 2014 Details
Crambus agitatellus June 25, 2014 drkilmer Frederick County, Maryland, United States August 09, 2014 Details
Raphia frater
The Brother Moth
June 18, 2014 nickenew Sullivan County, New Hampshire, United States August 09, 2014 Details
Anavitrinella pampinaria
Common Gray
June 26, 2012 pomarinejaeger Cape May County, New Jersey, United States August 09, 2014 Details
Cyclophora nanaria July 07, 2014 Jeff Trahan Caddo Parish, Louisiana, United States August 09, 2014 Details
Limenitis archippus
Viceroy
July 17, 2014 SteveSass Porter County, Indiana, United States August 09, 2014 Details
Vanessa virginiensis
American Lady
July 23, 2014 Carol Thornton-Anderson Orange County, Indiana, United States August 09, 2014 Details
Vanessa atalanta
Red Admiral
June 24, 2014 Carol Thornton-Anderson Orange County, Indiana, United States August 09, 2014 Details
Junonia coenia
Common Buckeye
July 24, 2014 shastamax Siskiyou County, California, United States August 09, 2014 Details
Vanessa cardui
Painted Lady
July 30, 2014 shastamax Siskiyou County, California, United States August 09, 2014 Details
Danaus plexippus
Monarch
August 05, 2014 shastamax Siskiyou County, California, United States August 09, 2014 Details
Limenitis arthemis
Red-spotted Purple or White Admiral
August 06, 2014 Sandy S-G McHenry County, Illinois, United States August 09, 2014 Details
Vanessa atalanta
Red Admiral
July 17, 2014 Blocky Washington (Block Island) County, Rhode Island, United States August 09, 2014 Details
Poanes melane
Umber Skipper
August 05, 2014 MAKI Santa Barbara County, California, United States August 09, 2014 Details
Papilio zelicaon
Anise Swallowtail
August 06, 2014 ezeemonee Ventura County, California, United States August 09, 2014 Details
Antheraea polyphemus
Polyphemus moth
July 31, 2014 beegee412 Rhode Island, United States August 09, 2014 Details
Pyrgus communis
Common Checkered-Skipper
August 05, 2014 othervickie Nevada County, California, United States August 09, 2014 Details
Brephidium exilis
Western Pygmy-Blue
August 05, 2014 MAKI Santa Barbara County, California, United States August 09, 2014 Details
Cupido comyntas
Eastern Tailed-Blue
August 06, 2014 Molanic Du Page County, Illinois, United States August 09, 2014 Details
Limenitis arthemis
Red-spotted Purple or White Admiral
August 06, 2014 Molanic Du Page County, Illinois, United States August 09, 2014 Details
Polites peckius
Peck's Skipper
August 06, 2014 Molanic Du Page County, Illinois, United States August 09, 2014 Details
Danaus plexippus
Monarch
August 06, 2014 Molanic Du Page County, Illinois, United States August 09, 2014 Details