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
Apamea devastator
Glassy Cutworm
July 08, 2016 bobscafe British Columbia, Canada September 10, 2016 Details
Oligocentria lignicolor
White-Streaked Prominent
September 15, 2013 Peter Homann Leon County, Florida, United States September 10, 2016 Details
Phyllonorycter apparella
Aspen Leaf Blotch Miner Moth
June 29, 2016 gary yankech Ontario, Canada September 10, 2016 Details
Catocala piatrix
The Penitent Underwing
July 14, 2016 Granolees Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, United States September 10, 2016 Details
Papilio polyxenes
Black Swallowtail
July 29, 2016 Spine Hartford County, Connecticut, United States September 10, 2016 Details
Euphydryas anicia
Anicia Checkerspot
July 10, 2016 Okole1808 Clear Creek County, Colorado, United States September 10, 2016 Details
Papilio zelicaon
Anise Swallowtail
July 11, 2016 Okole1808 Eagle County, Colorado, United States September 10, 2016 Details
Boloria chariclea
Arctic Fritillary
July 14, 2016 Okole1808 Eagle County, Colorado, United States September 10, 2016 Details
Rheumaptera hastata July 14, 2016 Okole1808 Eagle County, Colorado, United States September 10, 2016 Details
Coenonympha tullia
Common Ringlet
July 14, 2016 Okole1808 Eagle County, Colorado, United States September 10, 2016 Details
Papilio rutulus
Western Tiger Swallowtail
September 05, 2015 Mrtommysands Colorado, United States September 10, 2016 Details
Papilio polyxenes
Black Swallowtail
August 02, 2016 Laura Lynch Massachusetts, United States September 10, 2016 Details
Danaus plexippus
Monarch
August 03, 2016 duff Larimer County, Colorado, United States September 10, 2016 Details
Papilio multicaudata
Two-tailed Swallowtail
August 01, 2016 duff Larimer County, Colorado, United States September 10, 2016 Details
Phyciodes tharos
Pearl Crescent
July 25, 2016 dendroica5 Hampshire County, Massachusetts, United States September 10, 2016 Details
Wallengrenia egeremet
Northern Broken-Dash
July 28, 2016 dendroica5 Hampshire County, Massachusetts, United States September 10, 2016 Details
Epargyreus clarus
Silver-spotted Skipper
July 28, 2016 dendroica5 Hampshire County, Massachusetts, United States September 10, 2016 Details
Polites peckius
Peck's Skipper
August 07, 2016 Christian.Nunes Boulder County, Colorado, United States September 10, 2016 Details
Schinia trifascia
Three-lined Flower Moth
August 15, 2016 Stott Noble Jefferson County, Alabama, United States September 10, 2016 Details
Papilio cresphontes
Giant Swallowtail
August 14, 2016 teshunka Berkshire County, Massachusetts, United States September 10, 2016 Details
Helicoverpa zea
Corn Earworm Moth
August 17, 2016 Jonathan Clark La Salle Parish, Louisiana, United States September 10, 2016 Details
Ochlodes sylvanoides
Woodland Skipper
August 12, 2016 Christian.Nunes Boulder County, Colorado, United States September 10, 2016 Details
Furcula borealis
White Furcula
August 16, 2016 Stott Noble Jefferson County, Alabama, United States September 10, 2016 Details
Sparganothoides lentiginosana
Lentiginos Moth
August 16, 2016 Stott Noble Jefferson County, Alabama, United States September 10, 2016 Details
Cercyonis pegala
Common Wood-Nymph
August 18, 2016 jetboulder@aol.com Boulder County, Colorado, United States September 10, 2016 Details
Strymon melinus
Gray Hairstreak
August 18, 2016 jetboulder@aol.com Boulder County, Colorado, United States September 10, 2016 Details
Ochlodes sylvanoides
Woodland Skipper
August 18, 2016 jetboulder@aol.com Boulder County, Colorado, United States September 10, 2016 Details
Hesperia leonardus
Leonard's Skipper
August 18, 2016 jetboulder@aol.com Boulder County, Colorado, United States September 10, 2016 Details
Vanessa virginiensis
American Lady
August 21, 2016 Charhiker Worcester County, Massachusetts, United States September 10, 2016 Details
Phaneta tomonana
Aster-head Phaneta Moth
August 24, 2016 edenny Hampshire County, Massachusetts, United States September 10, 2016 Details
Ostrinia penitalis April 21, 2016 rdhealy1951@aol.com Hardin County, Kentucky, United States September 10, 2016 Details
Spodoptera ornithogalli
Yellow-striped Armyworm Moth
August 26, 2016 jtylerbell Anne Arundel County, Maryland, United States September 10, 2016 Details
Caenurgia chloropha
Vetch Looper Moth
August 27, 2016 digginflowers Kent County, Delaware, United States September 10, 2016 Details
Achyra rantalis August 30, 2016 drkilmer Frederick County, Maryland, United States September 10, 2016 Details
Dolba hyloeus
Pawpaw sphinx
August 29, 2016 patuxentrp Prince Georges County, Maryland, United States September 10, 2016 Details
Phyciodes tharos
Pearl Crescent
July 24, 2016 hyce Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States September 10, 2016 Details
Polygonia interrogationis
Question Mark
September 01, 2016 Vvvoid Bartholomew County, Indiana, United States September 10, 2016 Details
Leucania adjuta September 01, 2016 Stott Noble Jefferson County, Alabama, United States September 10, 2016 Details
Limenitis arthemis astyanax
'Astyanax' Red-spotted Purple
September 02, 2016 AnniWelborne Tippecanoe County, Indiana, United States September 10, 2016 Details
Hemaris diffinis
Snowberry Clearwing
August 27, 2016 mmcteague Essex County, Massachusetts, United States September 10, 2016 Details
Papilio polyxenes
Black Swallowtail
May 13, 2016 JimPurvis Tipton County, Indiana, United States September 10, 2016 Details
Ommatochila mundula September 02, 2016 Stuart Marcus Texas, Liberty County, United States September 10, 2016 Details
Polites peckius
Peck's Skipper
September 05, 2016 kmarkdaniel Hendricks County, Indiana, United States September 10, 2016 Details
Polites peckius
Peck's Skipper
September 05, 2016 JimPurvis Tipton County, Indiana, United States September 10, 2016 Details
Pholisora catullus
Common Sootywing
August 17, 2016 JimPurvis Tipton County, Indiana, United States September 10, 2016 Details
Xestia c-nigrum September 04, 2016 Joe Bartok Ontario, Canada September 10, 2016 Details
Baileya ophthalmica
Eyed Baileya
August 26, 2016 JohnBoback Monongalia County, West Virginia, United States September 10, 2016 Details
Limenitis lorquini
Lorquin's Admiral
August 26, 2016 TheHikingClub Pierce County, Washington, United States September 10, 2016 Details
Catocala micronympha
Little Nymph Underwing
July 21, 2016 iangardner Lebanon County, Pennsylvania, United States September 10, 2016 Details
Schizura concinna
Red-humped Caterpillar Moth
August 02, 2016 iangardner Lebanon County, Pennsylvania, United States September 10, 2016 Details
Papilio canadensis
Canadian Tiger Swallowtail
May 30, 2016 johngor Yukon Territory, Canada September 10, 2016 Details
Noctua pronuba
European Yellow Underwing
September 07, 2016 Wildchild26 British Columbia, Canada September 10, 2016 Details
Hyles lineata
White-lined Sphinx
August 31, 2016 Sue Orlowski Lincoln County, Washington, United States September 10, 2016 Details
Strymon melinus
Gray Hairstreak
September 07, 2016 Sue Orlowski Lincoln County, Washington, United States September 10, 2016 Details
Coenonympha tullia
Common Ringlet
September 07, 2016 Sue Orlowski Lincoln County, Washington, United States September 10, 2016 Details
Hesperia juba
Juba Skipper
September 07, 2016 Sue Orlowski Lincoln County, Washington, United States September 10, 2016 Details
Papilio rutulus
Western Tiger Swallowtail
September 08, 2016 MothraShobijin Thurston County, Washington, United States September 10, 2016 Details
Cerma cerintha
Tufted Bird-Dropping Moth
August 02, 2016 stormyeyes99 Sussex County, New Jersey, United States September 10, 2016 Details
Noctua pronuba
European Yellow Underwing
September 08, 2016 neilds37 Clallam County, Washington, United States September 10, 2016 Details
Lycaena phlaeas
American Copper
September 05, 2016 Kzfisherman Newton County, Indiana, United States September 10, 2016 Details
Limenitis archippus
Viceroy
September 05, 2016 Kzfisherman Newton County, Indiana, United States September 10, 2016 Details
Apodemia mormo
Mormon Metalmark
September 04, 2016 Thomas Road Kittitas County, Washington, United States September 10, 2016 Details
Brephidium exilis
Western Pygmy-Blue
September 08, 2016 gpstewart Caldwell County, Texas, United States September 10, 2016 Details
Danaus plexippus
Monarch
September 09, 2016 joep01 Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, United States September 10, 2016 Details
Euptoieta claudia
Variegated Fritillary
September 09, 2016 rdcpics York County, Pennsylvania, United States September 10, 2016 Details
Polites peckius
Peck's Skipper
September 07, 2016 rdcpics York County, Pennsylvania, United States September 10, 2016 Details
Zale lunata
Lunate Zale
June 20, 2015 JohnBoback Monongalia County, West Virginia, United States September 10, 2016 Details
Euchaetes egle
Milkweed Tussock Moth or Milkweed Tiger Moth
August 02, 2014 JohnBoback Monongalia County, West Virginia, United States September 10, 2016 Details
Manduca sexta
Carolina sphinx
July 18, 2016 Andy Wyatt York County, Pennsylvania, United States September 10, 2016 Details
Limenitis archippus
Viceroy
June 04, 2015 johngor Ontario, Canada September 10, 2016 Details
Clemensia albata
Little White Lichen Moth
November 28, 2014 JohnBoback Monongalia County, West Virginia, United States September 10, 2016 Details
Poanes hobomok
Hobomok Skipper
June 01, 2015 johngor Ontario, Canada September 10, 2016 Details
Megisto cymela
Little Wood-Satyr
June 06, 2015 johngor Ontario, Canada September 10, 2016 Details
Enodia anthedon
Northern Pearly-eye
June 19, 2015 johngor Ontario, Canada September 10, 2016 Details
Polygonia interrogationis
Question Mark
June 25, 2015 johngor Ontario, Canada September 10, 2016 Details
Eustixia pupula July 23, 2016 Andy Wyatt York County, Pennsylvania, United States September 10, 2016 Details
Polygrammate hebraeicum
The Hebrew
July 27, 2016 Andy Wyatt York County, Pennsylvania, United States September 10, 2016 Details
Hypena palparia
Mottled Bomolocha Moth
July 07, 2014 JohnBoback Monongalia County, West Virginia, United States September 10, 2016 Details
Cisthene packardii
Packard's Lichen Moth
June 15, 2014 JohnBoback Monongalia County, West Virginia, United States September 10, 2016 Details
Ancylis burgessiana September 03, 2016 franpope Garrett County, Maryland, United States September 10, 2016 Details
Hypoprepia fucosa
Painted Lichen Moth
June 27, 2014 JohnBoback Monongalia County, West Virginia, United States September 10, 2016 Details
Panopoda rufimargo
Red-lined Panopoda
July 15, 2014 JohnBoback Monongalia County, West Virginia, United States September 10, 2016 Details
Estigmene acrea
Salt Marsh Moth or Acrea Moth
May 23, 2014 JohnBoback Monongalia County, West Virginia, United States September 10, 2016 Details
Agraulis vanillae
Gulf Fritillary
September 06, 2016 smotley Sonoma County, California, United States September 10, 2016 Details
Synchlora aerata
Wavy-Lined Emerald
September 09, 2016 Stefanos Spokane County, Washington, United States September 10, 2016 Details
Hypsoropha hormos June 09, 2014 JohnBoback Monongalia County, West Virginia, United States September 10, 2016 Details
Agraulis vanillae
Gulf Fritillary
September 09, 2016 aut2bhomeincarolina Clarendon County, South Carolina, United States September 10, 2016 Details
Hypena madefactalis
Gray-edged Bomolocha Moth
June 28, 2014 JohnBoback Monongalia County, West Virginia, United States September 10, 2016 Details
Eoparargyractis irroratalis September 10, 2016 JeanEvoy De Soto County, Florida, United States September 10, 2016 Details
Dasychira obliquata
Streaked Tussock Moth
July 21, 2014 JohnBoback Monongalia County, West Virginia, United States September 10, 2016 Details
Spilosoma virginica
Virginian Tiger Moth or Yellow Woolybear Moth
July 22, 2014 JohnBoback Monongalia County, West Virginia, United States September 10, 2016 Details
Catocala grynea
Woody Underwing
July 22, 2016 JohnBoback Monongalia County, West Virginia, United States September 10, 2016 Details
Catocala ultronia
Ultronia Underwing
June 24, 2014 JohnBoback Monongalia County, West Virginia, United States September 10, 2016 Details
Eacles imperialis
Imperial moth
July 26, 2016 DBourque Ohio County, West Virginia, United States September 10, 2016 Details
Parasa chloris
Smaller Parasa
September 06, 2016 Peter Homann Leon County, Florida, United States September 10, 2016 Details
Galasa nigrinodis September 10, 2016 SaraJE Ontario, Canada September 10, 2016 Details
Limenitis arthemis arthemis
White Admiral
August 10, 2016 Beerthief Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada September 10, 2016 Details
Polygonia comma
Eastern Comma
May 13, 2016 Beerthief Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada September 10, 2016 Details
Eacles imperialis
Imperial moth
September 10, 2016 Loisreads Chester County, Pennsylvania, United States September 10, 2016 Details
Noctua pronuba
European Yellow Underwing
September 09, 2016 CynthiaMorris Ontario, Canada September 10, 2016 Details