Recently Verified Sightings

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Species Observation Date Submitter Location Verified Datesort icon
Calycopis isobeon
Dusky-blue Groundstreak
June 16, 2014 Donna Menke Caldwell County, Texas, United States August 03, 2016 Details
Plataea trilinearia
Sagebrush Girdle Moth
March 28, 2015 DebW Curry County, New Mexico, United States August 03, 2016 Details
Panopoda carneicosta
Brown Panopoda
April 20, 2016 Stott Noble Jefferson County, Alabama, United States August 03, 2016 Details
Eumorpha achemon
Achemon sphinx
June 19, 2016 Christine270 Sandoval County, New Mexico, United States August 03, 2016 Details
Automeris zephyria
Zephyr eyed silkmoth
June 28, 2016 Jay Chapman Sandoval County, New Mexico, United States August 03, 2016 Details
Manduca quinquemaculata
Five-spotted hawkmoth
June 29, 2016 John Wilson Socorro County, New Mexico, United States August 03, 2016 Details
Plebejus melissa
Melissa Blue (includes Karner Blue)
June 23, 2016 hiker96 Larimer County, Colorado, United States August 03, 2016 Details
Papilio multicaudata
Two-tailed Swallowtail
July 17, 2016 jetboulder@aol.com Boulder County, Colorado, United States August 03, 2016 Details
Pyrgus communis
Common Checkered-Skipper
June 23, 2016 hiker96 Larimer County, Colorado, United States August 03, 2016 Details
Poanes taxiles
Taxiles Skipper
June 23, 2016 hiker96 Larimer County, Colorado, United States August 03, 2016 Details
Poanes taxiles
Taxiles Skipper
June 23, 2016 hiker96 Larimer County, Colorado, United States August 03, 2016 Details
Poanes taxiles
Taxiles Skipper
June 23, 2016 hiker96 Larimer County, Colorado, United States August 03, 2016 Details
Polites mystic
Long Dash
June 23, 2016 hiker96 Larimer County, Colorado, United States August 03, 2016 Details
Protodeltote muscosula
Large Mossy Lithacodia
July 15, 2016 Stott Noble Jefferson County, Alabama, United States August 03, 2016 Details
Eumorpha achemon
Achemon sphinx
July 18, 2016 Haruoki Adams County, Colorado, United States August 03, 2016 Details
Colias philodice
Clouded Sulphur
July 16, 2016 Reslab Ohio, United States August 03, 2016 Details
Acrolophus arcanellus
Grass Tubeworm Moth
July 12, 2016 treichard Anne Arundel County, Maryland, United States August 03, 2016 Details
Haimbachia placidella July 12, 2016 treichard Anne Arundel County, Maryland, United States August 03, 2016 Details
Condylolomia participalis July 22, 2016 drkilmer Frederick County, Maryland, United States August 03, 2016 Details
Aglais milberti
Milbert's Tortoiseshell
July 24, 2016 bwarren Chaffee County, Colorado, United States August 03, 2016 Details
Colias alexandra
Queen Alexandra's Sulphur
July 24, 2016 bwarren Chaffee County, Colorado, United States August 03, 2016 Details
Hyles lineata
White-lined Sphinx
July 25, 2016 Caseyfairy26 Colorado, United States August 03, 2016 Details
Desmia maculalis July 28, 2016 Joe Bartok Ontario, Canada August 03, 2016 Details
Autographa californica July 28, 2016 caher001 Latah County, Idaho, United States August 03, 2016 Details
Phyciodes cocyta
Northern Crescent
July 17, 2016 chreliot Powell County, Montana, United States August 03, 2016 Details
Nomophila nearctica
Lucerne Moth
July 30, 2016 Christine Stanke Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, United States August 03, 2016 Details
Zanclognatha marcidilinea
Yellowish Zanclognatha
July 30, 2016 Christine Stanke Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, United States August 03, 2016 Details
Udea rubigalis
Celery Leaftier Moth
July 30, 2016 Christine Stanke Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, United States August 03, 2016 Details
Xanthorhoe ferrugata
Red Twin-spot
July 30, 2016 Christine Stanke Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, United States August 03, 2016 Details
Chrysoteuchia topiaria July 30, 2016 Christine Stanke Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, United States August 03, 2016 Details
Epiblema glenni July 30, 2016 Christine Stanke Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, United States August 03, 2016 Details
Arta statalis July 30, 2016 Christine Stanke Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, United States August 03, 2016 Details
Chrysoteuchia topiaria July 30, 2016 Christine Stanke Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, United States August 03, 2016 Details
Epiblema brightonana July 30, 2016 Christine Stanke Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, United States August 03, 2016 Details
Speyeria hesperis
Northwestern Fritillary
July 26, 2016 Geoff Urwin Saskatchewan, Canada August 03, 2016 Details
Copaeodes aurantiaca
Orange Skipperling
July 28, 2016 Bdog San Diego County, California, United States August 03, 2016 Details
Pyrgus albescens
White Checkered-Skipper
July 28, 2016 Bdog San Diego County, California, United States August 03, 2016 Details
Pyrgus albescens
White Checkered-Skipper
July 28, 2016 Bdog San Diego County, California, United States August 03, 2016 Details
Lycaena xanthoides
Great Copper
July 28, 2016 Bdog San Diego County, California, United States August 03, 2016 Details
Cupido amyntula
Western Tailed-Blue
July 28, 2016 Bdog San Diego County, California, United States August 03, 2016 Details
Pero ancetaria
Hübner's Pero
July 29, 2016 iangardner Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, United States August 03, 2016 Details
Phalaenophana pyramusalis
Dark-banded Owlet Moth
July 29, 2016 iangardner Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, United States August 03, 2016 Details
Nymphalis californica
California Tortoiseshell
July 28, 2016 MAKI Tulare County, California, United States August 03, 2016 Details
Plebejus acmon
Acmon Blue
August 01, 2016 ezeemonee Santa Barbara County, California, United States August 03, 2016 Details
Plebejus acmon
Acmon Blue
August 01, 2016 ezeemonee Santa Barbara County, California, United States August 03, 2016 Details
Pontia beckerii
Becker's White
July 29, 2016 MAKI Inyo County, California, United States August 03, 2016 Details
Leptotes marina
Marine Blue
July 29, 2016 MAKI Inyo County, California, United States August 03, 2016 Details
Polygonia satyrus
Satyr Comma
July 22, 2016 Linda Fink Yamhill County, Oregon, United States August 03, 2016 Details
Heliopetes ericetorum
Northern White-Skipper
July 29, 2016 Nancy Asquith Santa Cruz County, California, United States August 03, 2016 Details
Eucosma derelicta July 31, 2016 Jarchibold Saratoga County, New York, United States August 03, 2016 Details
Diasemiopsis leodocusalis April 17, 2012 Peter Homann Leon County, Florida, United States August 03, 2016 Details
Anageshna primordialis March 29, 2015 Peter Homann Leon County, Florida, United States August 03, 2016 Details
Apogeshna stenialis April 22, 2015 Peter Homann Leon County, Florida, United States August 03, 2016 Details
Diaphania nitidalis
Pickleworm Moth
July 18, 2015 Peter Homann Leon County, Florida, United States August 03, 2016 Details
Diaphania modialis November 10, 2014 Peter Homann Leon County, Florida, United States August 03, 2016 Details
Plagodis pulveraria
American Barred Umber
July 29, 2016 iangardner Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, United States August 03, 2016 Details
Platynota exasperatana
Exasperating Platynota
July 29, 2016 iangardner Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, United States August 03, 2016 Details
Pleuroprucha insulsaria
Common Tan Wave
July 29, 2016 iangardner Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, United States August 03, 2016 Details
Natada nasoni
Nason's Slug Moth
July 23, 2016 JeanEvoy De Soto County, Florida, United States August 03, 2016 Details
Pococera asperatella
Maple Webworm Moth
July 29, 2016 iangardner Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, United States August 03, 2016 Details
Stemorrhages costata August 24, 2015 Peter Homann Leon County, Florida, United States August 03, 2016 Details
Pseudeustrotia carneola
Pink-barred Pseudeustrotia
July 29, 2016 iangardner Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, United States August 03, 2016 Details
Artace cribraria
Dot-lined White
July 30, 2016 JeanEvoy De Soto County, Florida, United States August 03, 2016 Details
Oligocentria lignicolor
White-Streaked Prominent
July 29, 2016 iangardner Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, United States August 03, 2016 Details
Pseudexentera costomaculana July 29, 2016 iangardner Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, United States August 03, 2016 Details
Palpita freemanalis June 15, 2016 Peter Homann Leon County, Florida, United States August 03, 2016 Details
Palpita magniferalis
Splendid Palpita
January 11, 2013 Peter Homann Leon County, Florida, United States August 03, 2016 Details
Psara obscuralis April 19, 2012 Peter Homann Leon County, Florida, United States August 03, 2016 Details
Striacosta albicosta
Western Bean Cutworm
August 01, 2016 CathK Albany County, New York, United States August 03, 2016 Details
Herpetogramma bipunctalis
Two-spotted Herpetogramma
October 07, 2015 Peter Homann Leon County, Florida, United States August 03, 2016 Details
Herpetogramma phaeopteralis
Dusky Herpetogramma
July 01, 2016 Peter Homann Leon County, Florida, United States August 03, 2016 Details
Pilocrocis ramentalis
Scraped Pilocrocis
September 23, 2015 Peter Homann Leon County, Florida, United States August 03, 2016 Details
Leptosteges flavicostella August 24, 2013 Peter Homann Leon County, Florida, United States August 03, 2016 Details
Microcrambus biguttellus
Gold-stripe Grass-veneer Moth
October 06, 2015 Peter Homann Leon County, Florida, United States August 03, 2016 Details
Microcrambus elegans
Elegant Grass-veneer
March 24, 2015 Peter Homann Leon County, Florida, United States August 03, 2016 Details
Strymon melinus
Gray Hairstreak
August 01, 2016 SMulhearn Contra Costa County, California, United States August 03, 2016 Details
Parapediasia decorella May 21, 2014 Peter Homann Leon County, Florida, United States August 03, 2016 Details
Parapediasia teterrella
Bluegrass Webworm Moth
August 26, 2014 Peter Homann Leon County, Florida, United States August 03, 2016 Details
Syntomeida epilais
Polka-Dot Wasp Moth
October 12, 2014 Peter Homann Leon County, Florida, United States August 03, 2016 Details
Schizura ipomoeae
Morning-glory Prominent
July 29, 2016 iangardner Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, United States August 03, 2016 Details
Speranza pustularia
Lesser Maple Spanworm Moth
July 29, 2016 iangardner Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, United States August 03, 2016 Details
Spragueia leo
Common Spragueia
July 29, 2016 iangardner Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, United States August 03, 2016 Details
Udea rubigalis
Celery Leaftier Moth
July 29, 2016 iangardner Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, United States August 03, 2016 Details
Zale horrida
Horrid Zale
July 29, 2016 iangardner Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, United States August 03, 2016 Details
Zanclognatha pedipilalis
Grayish Zanclognatha Moth
July 29, 2016 iangardner Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, United States August 03, 2016 Details
Ostrinia nubilalis
European Corn Borer Moth
July 31, 2016 Christine Stanke Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, United States August 03, 2016 Details
Lacinipolia vicina July 31, 2016 Christine Stanke Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, United States August 03, 2016 Details
Udea rubigalis
Celery Leaftier Moth
July 31, 2016 Christine Stanke Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, United States August 03, 2016 Details
Herpetogramma aeglealis July 31, 2016 Christine Stanke Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, United States August 03, 2016 Details
Autographa precationis
The Common Looper Moth
July 31, 2016 Christine Stanke Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, United States August 03, 2016 Details
Speranza pustularia
Lesser Maple Spanworm Moth
July 31, 2016 Christine Stanke Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, United States August 03, 2016 Details
Galgula partita
The Wedgling
July 31, 2016 Christine Stanke Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, United States August 03, 2016 Details
Limenitis arthemis astyanax
'Astyanax' Red-spotted Purple
August 02, 2016 joep01 Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, United States August 03, 2016 Details
Gluphisia septentrionis
Common Gluphisia
June 02, 2016 Lutya Rensselaer County, New York, United States August 03, 2016 Details
Biston betularia
Pepper and Salt Geometer
June 02, 2016 Lutya Rensselaer County, New York, United States August 03, 2016 Details
Idia aemula
Common Idia Moth
July 09, 2016 Lutya Rensselaer County, New York, United States August 03, 2016 Details
Clostera albosigma
Sigmoid Prominent
July 28, 2016 Lutya Rensselaer County, New York, United States August 03, 2016 Details
Agraulis vanillae
Gulf Fritillary
July 31, 2016 Bautista_lori Alameda County, California, United States August 03, 2016 Details
Arctia caja
Garden Tiger Moth or Great Tiger Moth
August 01, 2016 valerim9@valerim9.com Sweetwater County, Wyoming, United States August 03, 2016 Details
Actias luna
Luna moth
August 02, 2016 Jokess Union County, New Jersey, United States August 03, 2016 Details