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
Acronicta retardata
Retarded Dagger Moth
June 29, 2014 AllenRatz Buncombe County, North Carolina, United States October 01, 2014 Details
Macaria pinistrobata July 21, 2014 drkilmer Frederick County, Maryland, United States October 01, 2014 Details
Catocala umbrosa
Umbrosa Underwing Moth
July 13, 2014 rdhealy1951 Hardin County, Kentucky, United States October 01, 2014 Details
Leucania linda July 13, 2014 rdhealy1951 Hart County, Kentucky, United States October 01, 2014 Details
Ostrinia penitalis July 14, 2014 rdhealy1951 Hart County, Kentucky, United States October 01, 2014 Details
Tischeria quercitella
Oak Blotchminer
July 22, 2014 treichard Anne Arundel County, Maryland, United States October 01, 2014 Details
Macrochilo orciferalis
Bronzy Macrochilo Moth
July 23, 2014 rdhealy1951 Hart County, Kentucky, United States October 01, 2014 Details
Halysidota tessellaris
Banded Tussock Moth or Pale Tiger Moth
August 01, 2014 Carol Thornton-Anderson Orange County, Indiana, United States October 01, 2014 Details
Spodoptera ornithogalli
Yellow-striped Armyworm Moth
August 04, 2014 Kurt R. Schwarz Howard County, Maryland, United States October 01, 2014 Details
Campaea perlata
Pale Beauty
August 27, 2014 Jim Lyons Snohomish County, Washington, United States October 01, 2014 Details
Neoalcis californiaria
Brown-lined Looper Moth
September 23, 2014 vivalapaz King County, Washington, United States October 01, 2014 Details
Hypenodes caducus
Large Hypenodes Moth
August 30, 2014 klebo Berks County, Pennsylvania, United States October 01, 2014 Details
Euplexia benesimilis
American Angle Shades
September 28, 2014 Michael Melchiore Bucks County, Pennsylvania, United States October 01, 2014 Details
Lambdina fiscellaria
Hemlock Looper Moth
September 28, 2014 jim.odonater Clark County, Washington, United States October 01, 2014 Details
Manduca rustica
Rustic sphinx
September 29, 2014 Srsmartin Maricopa County, Arizona, United States October 01, 2014 Details
Polygonia gracilis
Hoary Comma
September 28, 2014 wingsfrank Whatcom County, Washington, United States October 01, 2014 Details
Alucita montana
Montana Six-plume Moth
September 25, 2014 avondewall British Columbia, Canada October 01, 2014 Details
Microcausta flavipunctalis September 28, 2014 ridgeboy Polk County, Florida, United States October 01, 2014 Details
Epargyreus clarus
Silver-spotted Skipper
September 16, 2014 lilkriskattn Hamilton County, Tennessee, United States October 01, 2014 Details
Autographa californica September 28, 2014 Sue Orlowski Lincoln County, Washington, United States October 01, 2014 Details
Hemileuca maia
Eastern buckmoth
July 04, 2014 ecsdenise Louisa County, Virginia, United States October 01, 2014 Details
Halysidota tessellaris
Banded Tussock Moth or Pale Tiger Moth
August 23, 2014 ecsdenise Louisa County, Virginia, United States October 01, 2014 Details
Papaipema cerussata
Ironweed Borer Moth
September 30, 2014 Marge VanTassel Armstrong County, Pennsylvania, United States October 01, 2014 Details
Hypenula cacuminalis
Long-horned Owlet
September 30, 2014 JeanEvoy De Soto County, Florida, United States October 01, 2014 Details
Parapoynx obscuralis
Obscure Pondweed Moth
September 30, 2014 JeanEvoy De Soto County, Florida, United States October 01, 2014 Details
Choristostigma roseopennalis September 17, 2014 rdhealy1951 Hart County, Kentucky, United States October 01, 2014 Details
Glenoides texanaria
Texas Gray
September 18, 2014 rdhealy1951 Hart County, Kentucky, United States October 01, 2014 Details
Papaipema marginidens September 27, 2014 curtis.lehman
(Steven Johnson)
Mifflin County, Pennsylvania, United States October 01, 2014 Details
Papilio cresphontes
Giant Swallowtail
September 30, 2014 Mkeffer Jefferson County, Texas, United States October 01, 2014 Details
Papaipema cerussata
Ironweed Borer Moth
September 27, 2014 curtis.lehman
(Steven Johnson)
Mifflin County, Pennsylvania, United States October 01, 2014 Details
Papaipema birdi
Umbellifer Borer Moth
September 27, 2014 curtis.lehman
(Steven Johnson)
Mifflin County, Pennsylvania, United States October 01, 2014 Details
Orgyia leucostigma
White-marked Tussock Moth
September 30, 2014 Carol Thornton-Anderson Orange County, Indiana, United States October 01, 2014 Details
Pseudothyatira cymatophoroides
Tufted Thyatirid
September 30, 2014 Carol Thornton-Anderson Orange County, Indiana, United States October 01, 2014 Details
Papaipema cataphracta
Burdock Borer Moth
September 27, 2014 curtis.lehman
(Steven Johnson)
Mifflin County, Pennsylvania, United States October 01, 2014 Details
Agraulis vanillae
Gulf Fritillary
September 30, 2014 icosahedron Sonoma County, California, United States October 01, 2014 Details
Papaipema furcata
Ash Tip Borer Moth
September 27, 2014 curtis.lehman
(Steven Johnson)
Mifflin County, Pennsylvania, United States October 01, 2014 Details
Papilio polyxenes
Black Swallowtail
October 01, 2014 Cele Maryland, United States October 01, 2014 Details
Feltia jaculifera
Dingy Cutworm Moth
September 17, 2014 rdhealy1951 Hart County, Kentucky, United States October 01, 2014 Details
Endothenia hebesana
Verbena Bud Moth
September 19, 2014 rdhealy1951 Hart County, Kentucky, United States October 01, 2014 Details
Palthis asopialis
Faint-spotted Palthis Moth
September 20, 2014 rdhealy1951 Hart County, Kentucky, United States October 01, 2014 Details
Endothenia hebesana
Verbena Bud Moth
September 20, 2014 rdhealy1951 Hart County, Kentucky, United States October 01, 2014 Details
Anomis illita September 21, 2014 rdhealy1951 Hart County, Kentucky, United States October 01, 2014 Details
Protolampra brunneicollis
Brown-collared Dart
September 21, 2014 rdhealy1951 Hart County, Kentucky, United States October 01, 2014 Details
Danaus gilippus
Queen
October 01, 2014 Mike Dillon Cass County, Texas, United States October 01, 2014 Details
Ennomos magnaria
Maple Spanworm
October 01, 2014 naemyers06 Hardin County, Ohio, United States October 01, 2014 Details
Atalopedes campestris
Sachem
September 29, 2014 Keith Ewell Saline County, Illinois, United States October 01, 2014 Details
Tolype velleda
Large Tolype Moth
October 01, 2014 Carol Thornton-Anderson Orange County, Indiana, United States October 01, 2014 Details
Polites peckius
Peck's Skipper
September 02, 2014 Keith Ewell Saline County, Illinois, United States October 01, 2014 Details
Hylephila phyleus
Fiery Skipper
October 01, 2014 Keith Ewell Saline County, Illinois, United States October 01, 2014 Details
Polites themistocles
Tawny-edged Skipper
October 01, 2014 Keith Ewell Saline County, Illinois, United States October 01, 2014 Details
Papaipema nebris
Stalk Borer Moth
September 22, 2014 rdhealy1951 Hart County, Kentucky, United States October 01, 2014 Details
Gretchena deludana September 24, 2014 rdhealy1951 Hart County, Kentucky, United States October 01, 2014 Details
Nomophila nearctica
Lucerne Moth
September 24, 2014 rdhealy1951 Hart County, Kentucky, United States October 01, 2014 Details
Autographa precationis
The Common Looper Moth
September 25, 2014 rdhealy1951 Hart County, Kentucky, United States October 01, 2014 Details
Chrysodeixis includens
Soybean Looper Moth
September 27, 2014 rdhealy1951 Hart County, Kentucky, United States October 01, 2014 Details
Hypopta palmata September 26, 2014 Finatic02 Imperial County, California, United States October 01, 2014 Details
Acossus centerensis
Poplar Carpenterworm Moth
September 27, 2014 Finatic02 Imperial County, California, United States October 01, 2014 Details
Phyciodes tharos
Pearl Crescent
September 21, 2014 Sean Werle Texas, Smith County, United States October 01, 2014 Details
Junonia coenia
Common Buckeye
September 21, 2014 Sean Werle Texas, Smith County, United States October 01, 2014 Details
Diptychophora harlequinalis August 25, 2014 finatic Pima County, Arizona, United States October 01, 2014 Details
Idaea basinta August 22, 2014 finatic Santa Cruz County, Arizona, United States October 01, 2014 Details
Phyciodes pulchella
Field Crescent
June 28, 2014 rcav Eureka County, Nevada, United States October 01, 2014 Details
Neumoegenia poetica
Poetry Moth
August 22, 2014 finatic Santa Cruz County, Arizona, United States October 01, 2014 Details
Phyciodes pulchella
Field Crescent
June 28, 2014 rcav Eureka County, Nevada, United States October 01, 2014 Details
Phyciodes pulchella
Field Crescent
June 28, 2014 rcav Eureka County, Nevada, United States October 01, 2014 Details
Hyles lineata
White-lined Sphinx
August 22, 2014 finatic Santa Cruz County, Arizona, United States October 01, 2014 Details
Schinia arcigera
Arcigera Flower Moth
August 22, 2014 finatic Santa Cruz County, Arizona, United States October 01, 2014 Details
Phyciodes pulchella
Field Crescent
June 28, 2014 rcav Eureka County, Nevada, United States October 01, 2014 Details
Speyeria callippe
Callippe Fritillary
June 28, 2014 rcav Eureka County, Nevada, United States October 01, 2014 Details
Lycaena helloides
Purplish Copper
June 28, 2014 rcav Eureka County, Nevada, United States October 01, 2014 Details
Lycaena helloides
Purplish Copper
June 28, 2014 rcav Eureka County, Nevada, United States October 01, 2014 Details
Hesperia colorado
Western Branded Skipper
June 28, 2014 rcav Elko County, Nevada, United States October 01, 2014 Details
Pontia protodice
Checkered White
June 28, 2014 rcav Eureka County, Nevada, United States October 01, 2014 Details
Tortricidia testacea
Warm-chevroned Moth
June 20, 2014 curtis.lehman Crawford County, Pennsylvania, United States October 01, 2014 Details
Pontia protodice
Checkered White
June 28, 2014 rcav Elko County, Nevada, United States October 01, 2014 Details
Plebejus melissa
Melissa Blue (includes Karner Blue)
June 28, 2014 rcav Eureka County, Nevada, United States October 01, 2014 Details
Nemoria pulcherrima September 06, 2014 Finatic02 San Diego County, California, United States October 01, 2014 Details
Citheronia regalis
Royal Walnut Moth
July 19, 2014 curtis.lehman
(Joanne Weigel)
Bedford County, Pennsylvania, United States October 01, 2014 Details
Drasteria pallescens September 06, 2014 Finatic02 San Diego County, California, United States October 01, 2014 Details
Pyrgus communis
Common Checkered-Skipper
September 27, 2014 lspark Morgan County, Alabama, United States October 01, 2014 Details
Eucosma ridingsana September 05, 2014 Finatic02 San Diego County, California, United States October 01, 2014 Details
Chionodes fructuaria September 05, 2014 Finatic02 San Diego County, California, United States October 01, 2014 Details
Pontia occidentalis
Western White
June 29, 2014 rcav Humboldt County, Nevada, United States October 01, 2014 Details
Pieris marginalis
Margined White
June 29, 2014 rcav Humboldt County, Nevada, United States October 01, 2014 Details
Tetracis cachexiata
White Slant-line
June 20, 2014 curtis.lehman Crawford County, Pennsylvania, United States October 01, 2014 Details
Apamea helva
Yellow Three-spot
August 18, 1995 curtis.lehman
(Steven Johnson)
Tioga County, Pennsylvania, United States October 01, 2014 Details
Apamea helva
Yellow Three-spot
August 23, 1998 curtis.lehman
(Steven Johnson)
Northumberland County, Pennsylvania, United States October 01, 2014 Details
Hemileuca griffini
Griffin's sheepmoth
September 10, 2014 Lonnie Pilkington Garfield County, Utah, United States October 01, 2014 Details
Apamea helva
Yellow Three-spot
August 18, 2006 curtis.lehman
(Steven Johnson)
Sullivan County, Pennsylvania, United States October 01, 2014 Details
Eacles imperialis
Imperial moth
October 01, 2014 cbkinder Granville County, North Carolina, United States October 01, 2014 Details
Lytrosis unitaria
Common Lytrosis
July 13, 2014 curtis.lehman Somerset County, Pennsylvania, United States October 01, 2014 Details
Speranza pustularia
Lesser Maple Spanworm Moth
July 13, 2014 curtis.lehman Somerset County, Pennsylvania, United States October 01, 2014 Details
Eulithis explanata
White Eulithis
July 13, 2014 curtis.lehman Somerset County, Pennsylvania, United States October 01, 2014 Details
Strymon melinus
Gray Hairstreak
September 02, 2014 tjrickert San Luis Obispo County, California, United States October 01, 2014 Details
Pontia protodice
Checkered White
September 02, 2014 tjrickert San Luis Obispo County, California, United States October 01, 2014 Details
Vanessa annabella
West Coast Lady
September 03, 2014 tjrickert San Luis Obispo County, California, United States October 01, 2014 Details
Ochlodes sylvanoides
Woodland Skipper
September 03, 2014 tjrickert San Luis Obispo County, California, United States October 01, 2014 Details
Cucullia asteroides
The Asteroid
October 01, 2014 chrisd1958 Trumbull County, Ohio, United States October 01, 2014 Details
Eacles imperialis
Imperial moth
October 01, 2014 mbremberger Madison County, Illinois, United States October 01, 2014 Details
Chrysodeixis includens
Soybean Looper Moth
September 30, 2014 treichard Anne Arundel County, Maryland, United States October 01, 2014 Details