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
Pyrausta inornatalis
Southern Pink Moth
April 07, 2016 whbauer Bexar County, Texas, United States June 05, 2016 Details
Acharia stimulea
Saddleback Caterpillar Moth
December 03, 2006 PhotoTime Texas, Panola County, United States June 05, 2016 Details
Erynnis horatius
Horace's Duskywing
April 22, 2016 jjflossem Hernando County, Florida, United States June 05, 2016 Details
Allotria elonympha
False Underwing
April 30, 2016 Stott Noble Jefferson County, Alabama, United States June 05, 2016 Details
Zale horrida
Horrid Zale
May 05, 2016 Stuart Marcus Texas, Liberty County, United States June 05, 2016 Details
Acronicta hasta
Speared Dagger Moth
May 07, 2016 Ken Bosso East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana, United States June 05, 2016 Details
Actias luna
Luna moth
May 30, 2016 Belinda Foster Saskatchewan, Canada June 05, 2016 Details
Chlosyne nycteis
Silvery Checkerspot
May 30, 2016 cosmic_cat Texas, United States, Wood County June 05, 2016 Details
Strymon melinus
Gray Hairstreak
May 29, 2016 Jonathan Clark La Salle Parish, Louisiana, United States June 05, 2016 Details
Vanessa atalanta
Red Admiral
May 08, 2016 aarongunnar Jefferson County, Wisconsin, United States June 05, 2016 Details
Limenitis archippus
Viceroy
May 28, 2016 aarongunnar Jefferson County, Wisconsin, United States June 05, 2016 Details
Cupido comyntas
Eastern Tailed-Blue
May 28, 2016 aarongunnar Jefferson County, Wisconsin, United States June 05, 2016 Details
Epargyreus clarus
Silver-spotted Skipper
May 29, 2016 aarongunnar Jefferson County, Wisconsin, United States June 05, 2016 Details
Nymphalis antiopa
Mourning Cloak
June 01, 2016 ambersheff Rock County, Wisconsin, United States June 05, 2016 Details
Vanessa virginiensis
American Lady
May 30, 2016 jms Ramsey County, Minnesota, United States June 05, 2016 Details
Vanessa atalanta
Red Admiral
May 30, 2016 jms Ramsey County, Minnesota, United States June 05, 2016 Details
Galasa nigrinodis June 01, 2016 Stott Noble Jefferson County, Alabama, United States June 05, 2016 Details
Cupido comyntas
Eastern Tailed-Blue
June 03, 2016 ButterBelle Putnam County, Tennessee, United States June 05, 2016 Details
Papilio glaucus
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail
June 03, 2016 MGMoss Dakota County, Minnesota, United States June 05, 2016 Details
Gypsonoma haimbachiana
Cottonwood Twig Borer Moth
June 02, 2016 pbedell Chesterfield County, Virginia, United States June 05, 2016 Details
Lycaena dione
Gray Copper
June 04, 2016 hiker96 Douglas County, Kansas, United States June 05, 2016 Details
Moodna ostrinella
Darker Moodna Moth
May 27, 2016 Jarchibold Saratoga County, New York, United States June 05, 2016 Details
Macaria fissinotata
Hemlock Angle
May 27, 2016 Jarchibold Saratoga County, New York, United States June 05, 2016 Details
Eufidonia notataria
Powder Moth
May 27, 2016 Jarchibold Saratoga County, New York, United States June 05, 2016 Details
Deltote bellicula
Bog Deltote
June 02, 2016 Jarchibold Saratoga County, New York, United States June 05, 2016 Details
Alypia octomaculata
Eight-spotted Forester
June 04, 2016 sally lickey Alcona County, Michigan, United States June 05, 2016 Details
Acronicta vinnula
Delightful Dagger Moth
May 29, 2016 CathK Albany County, New York, United States June 05, 2016 Details
Acronicta morula
Ochre Dagger Moth
May 29, 2016 CathK Albany County, New York, United States June 05, 2016 Details
Echinargus isola
Reakirt's Blue
June 04, 2016 gpstewart Texas, United States, Williamson County June 05, 2016 Details
Poanes hobomok
Hobomok Skipper
June 04, 2016 rocksnstars Oxford County, Maine, United States June 05, 2016 Details
Colias philodice
Clouded Sulphur
May 31, 2016 rocksnstars Oxford County, Maine, United States June 05, 2016 Details
Sciota basilaris May 29, 2016 CathK Albany County, New York, United States June 05, 2016 Details
Hyalophora cecropia
Cecropia silkmoth
June 04, 2016 Nana2Eight Piscataquis County, Maine, United States June 05, 2016 Details
Pseudexentera costomaculana May 28, 2016 CathK Albany County, New York, United States June 05, 2016 Details
Epelis truncataria
Black-Banded Orange
June 04, 2016 Mark Wheeler Washington County, Minnesota, United States June 05, 2016 Details
Gerdana caritella June 03, 2016 treichard Anne Arundel County, Maryland, United States June 05, 2016 Details
Poanes hobomok
Hobomok Skipper
June 04, 2016 Paul Tavares Ontario, Canada June 05, 2016 Details
Coenonympha tullia
Common Ringlet
June 04, 2016 Paul Tavares Ontario, Canada June 05, 2016 Details
Papilio polyxenes
Black Swallowtail
June 04, 2016 Paul Tavares Ontario, Canada June 05, 2016 Details
Semioscopis inornata May 10, 2014 devjohnstone Nova Scotia, Canada June 05, 2016 Details
Lithophane hemina
Hemina Pinion Moth
May 14, 2015 devjohnstone Nova Scotia, Canada June 05, 2016 Details
Egira dolosa May 10, 2015 devjohnstone Nova Scotia, Canada June 05, 2016 Details
Mesolia incertella May 28, 2015 devjohnstone Nova Scotia, Canada June 05, 2016 Details
Chytolita morbidalis
Morbid Owlet Moth
June 04, 2016 treichard Prince Georges County, Maryland, United States June 05, 2016 Details
Hypena edictalis
Large Bomolocha
June 04, 2016 treichard Prince Georges County, Maryland, United States June 05, 2016 Details
Spargaloma sexpunctata
Six-spotted Gray Moth
June 04, 2016 treichard Prince Georges County, Maryland, United States June 05, 2016 Details
Metarranthis hypochraria
Common Metarranthis
June 04, 2016 treichard Prince Georges County, Maryland, United States June 05, 2016 Details
Sciota uvinella
Sweetgum Leafroller Moth
May 29, 2016 Dave Webb Harford County, Maryland, United States June 05, 2016 Details
Machimia tentoriferella
Gold-striped Leaftier Moth
October 02, 2014 Sastro Worcester County, Maryland, United States June 05, 2016 Details
Speyeria cybele
Great Spangled Fritillary
June 04, 2016 ButterflyMom13 Ohio, United States June 05, 2016 Details
Colias eurytheme
Orange Sulphur
June 04, 2016 ralphminer Kane County, Illinois, United States June 05, 2016 Details
Spilosoma dubia
Dubious Tiger Moth
May 28, 2016 Dave Webb Harford County, Maryland, United States June 05, 2016 Details
Eutelia pulcherrima
Beautiful Eutelia
May 05, 2016 Howell_Curtis Harrison County, Indiana, United States June 05, 2016 Details
Zanclognatha cruralis
Early Zanclognatha Moth
May 26, 2016 Howell_Curtis Harrison County, Indiana, United States June 05, 2016 Details
Sphinx kalmiae
Laurel sphinx
May 27, 2016 Howell_Curtis Harrison County, Indiana, United States June 05, 2016 Details
Packardia geminata May 30, 2016 Howell_Curtis Harrison County, Indiana, United States June 05, 2016 Details
Cercyonis pegala
Common Wood-Nymph
July 14, 2013 SaraJE Ontario, Canada June 05, 2016 Details
Rhopobota finitimana June 03, 2016 Allen Belden Richmond City County, Virginia, United States June 05, 2016 Details
Autographa precationis
The Common Looper Moth
August 05, 2013 SaraJE Ontario, Canada June 05, 2016 Details
Epargyreus clarus
Silver-spotted Skipper
July 28, 2013 SaraJE Ontario, Canada June 05, 2016 Details
Darapsa myron
Virginia creeper sphinx
June 04, 2016 Allen Belden Richmond City County, Virginia, United States June 05, 2016 Details
Euphydryas phaeton
Baltimore Checkerspot
June 02, 2016 NatashaG Ontario, Canada June 05, 2016 Details
Battaristis vittella
Stripe-backed Moth
June 04, 2016 Allen Belden Richmond City County, Virginia, United States June 05, 2016 Details
Emmelina monodactyla
Morning-glory Plume Moth
June 05, 2016 trinectes Prince Georges County, Maryland, United States June 05, 2016 Details
Euchlaena muzaria June 05, 2016 trinectes Prince Georges County, Maryland, United States June 05, 2016 Details
Hyperstrotia flaviguttata
Yellow-spotted Graylet
June 03, 2016 drkilmer Dorchester County, Maryland, United States June 05, 2016 Details
Xylophanes tersa
Tersa Sphinx
June 05, 2016 Kathy B. Accomack County, Virginia, United States June 05, 2016 Details
Gerdana caritella June 04, 2016 Allen Belden Richmond City County, Virginia, United States June 05, 2016 Details
Automeris io
Io moth
June 05, 2016 westphalsophie123 Texas, Nueces County, United States June 05, 2016 Details
Chionodes thoraceochrella June 04, 2016 Allen Belden Richmond City County, Virginia, United States June 05, 2016 Details
Argyrotaenia quercifoliana
Oak Leafroller
June 03, 2016 drkilmer Dorchester County, Maryland, United States June 05, 2016 Details
Charadra deridens
The Laugher
June 03, 2016 drkilmer Dorchester County, Maryland, United States June 05, 2016 Details
Chytonix palliatricula
Cloaked Marvel
June 03, 2016 drkilmer Maryland, United States June 05, 2016 Details
Balsa labecula
White-blotched Balsa
June 03, 2016 drkilmer Maryland, United States June 05, 2016 Details
Antheraea polyphemus
Polyphemus moth
June 04, 2016 madamejude Ontario, Canada June 05, 2016 Details
Balsa tristrigella
Three-lined Balsa
June 04, 2016 drkilmer Frederick County, Maryland, United States June 05, 2016 Details
Atteva aurea
Ailanthus Webworm Moth
June 04, 2016 John LeBlanc Henrico County, Virginia, United States June 05, 2016 Details
Automeris io
Io moth
June 05, 2016 topmarmot Harris County, Texas, United States June 05, 2016 Details
Patalene olyzonaria
Juniper Geometer
June 05, 2016 Shelley Rutkin Surry County, North Carolina, United States June 05, 2016 Details
Scopula limboundata
Large Lace-border
June 05, 2016 Shelley Rutkin Surry County, North Carolina, United States June 05, 2016 Details
Asterocampa clyton
Tawny Emperor
June 05, 2016 Judy Ross Hamilton County, Ohio, United States June 05, 2016 Details
[Nycthia] yuccatana June 05, 2016 ralphminer De Kalb County, Illinois, United States June 05, 2016 Details
Phaneta umbrastriana June 01, 2016 Jim Eckert Berks County, Pennsylvania, United States June 05, 2016 Details
Niditinea fuscella
Poultry House Moth
June 03, 2016 edenny Hampshire County, Massachusetts, United States June 05, 2016 Details
Macaria aemulataria
Common Angle
June 03, 2016 edenny Hampshire County, Massachusetts, United States June 05, 2016 Details
Hyppa xylinoides
Common Hyppa
June 03, 2016 edenny Hampshire County, Massachusetts, United States June 05, 2016 Details
Heterophleps triguttaria
Three-spotted Fillip
June 03, 2016 edenny Hampshire County, Massachusetts, United States June 05, 2016 Details
Metarranthis angularia June 03, 2016 edenny Hampshire County, Massachusetts, United States June 05, 2016 Details
Phaeoura quernaria
Oak Beauty
June 05, 2016 Aboover Knox County, Maine, United States June 05, 2016 Details
Caenurgina erechtea
Forage Looper Moth
June 03, 2016 edenny Hampshire County, Massachusetts, United States June 05, 2016 Details
Acronicta noctivaga
Night-wandering Dagger Moth
June 05, 2016 Aboover Knox County, Maine, United States June 05, 2016 Details
Schizura concinna
Red-humped Caterpillar Moth
June 03, 2016 edenny Hampshire County, Massachusetts, United States June 05, 2016 Details
Elaphria alapallida
Pale-winged Midget
June 03, 2016 edenny Hampshire County, Massachusetts, United States June 05, 2016 Details
Pococera asperatella
Maple Webworm Moth
June 03, 2016 edenny Hampshire County, Massachusetts, United States June 05, 2016 Details
Acronicta afflicta
Afflicted Dagger Moth
June 03, 2016 edenny Hampshire County, Massachusetts, United States June 05, 2016 Details
Clostera albosigma
Sigmoid Prominent
June 03, 2016 edenny Hampshire County, Massachusetts, United States June 05, 2016 Details
Heterocampa umbrata
White-blotched Heterocampa
June 03, 2016 edenny Hampshire County, Massachusetts, United States June 05, 2016 Details
Spargaloma sexpunctata
Six-spotted Gray Moth
June 03, 2016 edenny Hampshire County, Massachusetts, United States June 05, 2016 Details
Homosetia costisignella June 04, 2016 edenny Hampshire County, Massachusetts, United States June 05, 2016 Details
Probole nepiasaria
Heath Probole
June 04, 2016 edenny Hampshire County, Massachusetts, United States June 05, 2016 Details