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
Schinia regia September 23, 2014 bullfrogarcher Lea County, New Mexico, United States May 13, 2015 Details
Catocala ilia
Ilia Underwing
May 10, 2015 PatVallerand Lane County, Oregon, United States May 13, 2015 Details
Lophocampa maculata
Spotted Tussock Moth or Yellow-Spotted Tiger Moth
May 09, 2015 dirb72 Multnomah County, Oregon, United States May 13, 2015 Details
Smerinthus cerisyi
One-eyed sphinx
May 10, 2015 myname Deschutes County, Oregon, United States May 13, 2015 Details
Phyciodes tharos
Pearl Crescent
May 08, 2015 brdwtchr Texas County, Missouri, United States May 13, 2015 Details
Poanes zabulon
Zabulon Skipper
May 09, 2015 brdwtchr Texas County, Missouri, United States May 13, 2015 Details
Phyciodes tharos
Pearl Crescent
April 30, 2015 brdwtchr Texas County, Missouri, United States May 13, 2015 Details
Ectropis crepuscularia
The Small Engrailed
May 08, 2015 jim.odonater Tillamook County, Oregon, United States May 13, 2015 Details
Lobophora nivigerata
Powdered Bigwing
May 08, 2015 jim.odonater Tillamook County, Oregon, United States May 13, 2015 Details
Emmelina monodactyla
Morning-glory Plume Moth
April 26, 2015 lotusgreen Alameda County, California, United States May 13, 2015 Details
Lycaena arota
Tailed Copper
July 17, 2005 Scott E. Severs Garfield County, Colorado, United States May 13, 2015 Details
Catocala cerogama
Yellow-Banded Underwing
September 06, 2014 a-o Tompkins County, New York, United States May 13, 2015 Details
Ponometia erastrioides
Small Bird-dropping Moth
September 05, 2014 a-o Lewis County, New York, United States May 13, 2015 Details
Psyche casta
Common Bagworm Moth
September 05, 2014 a-o Lewis County, New York, United States May 13, 2015 Details
Psyche casta
Common Bagworm Moth
July 04, 2014 a-o Sussex County, New Jersey, United States May 13, 2015 Details
Smerinthus cerisyi
One-eyed sphinx
May 12, 2015 lilbryck26 Yellowstone County, Montana, United States May 13, 2015 Details
Zale minerea
Colorful Zale
May 11, 2015 Jeremy Martin Allegany County, New York, United States May 13, 2015 Details
Hypena deceptalis
Deceptive Bomolocha Moth
May 12, 2015 Jeremy Martin Allegany County, New York, United States May 13, 2015 Details
Clostera strigosa May 12, 2015 Jeremy Martin Allegany County, New York, United States May 13, 2015 Details
Zale helata
Brown-spotted Zale
May 12, 2015 Jeremy Martin Allegany County, New York, United States May 13, 2015 Details
Papilio cresphontes
Giant Swallowtail
May 12, 2015 Rose Baril Maricopa County, Arizona, United States May 13, 2015 Details
Epidromia rotundata May 12, 2015 bluebird264 Collier County, Florida, United States May 13, 2015 Details
Rivula propinqualis
Spotted Grass Moth
May 11, 2015 Carol Thornton-Anderson Orange County, Indiana, United States May 13, 2015 Details
Noctua pronuba
European Yellow Underwing
May 12, 2015 tpriddy Santa Clara County, California, United States May 13, 2015 Details
Tetracis cachexiata
White Slant-line
May 12, 2015 cblazo Franklin County, Pennsylvania, United States May 13, 2015 Details
Lycaena gorgon
Gorgon Copper
May 09, 2015 Robert Gorman Contra Costa County, California, United States May 13, 2015 Details
Speranza pustularia
Lesser Maple Spanworm Moth
September 05, 2014 a-o Lewis County, New York, United States May 13, 2015 Details
Eudonia strigalis
Striped Eudonia
September 05, 2014 a-o Lewis County, New York, United States May 13, 2015 Details
Ennomos magnaria
Maple Spanworm
September 06, 2014 a-o Lewis County, New York, United States May 13, 2015 Details
Euchaetes egle
Milkweed Tussock Moth or Milkweed Tiger Moth
September 07, 2014 a-o Lewis County, New York, United States May 13, 2015 Details
Eulogia ochrifrontella September 08, 2014 a-o Tompkins County, New York, United States May 13, 2015 Details
Lacinipolia renigera
Bristly Cutworm Moth
September 08, 2014 a-o Tompkins County, New York, United States May 13, 2015 Details
Clepsis peritana
Garden Tortrix
May 13, 2015 rebeccafm Los Angeles County, California, United States May 13, 2015 Details
Grammia ornata
Ornate Tiger Moth
April 03, 2015 ryDLar Jefferson County, Oregon, United States May 13, 2015 Details
Atrytonopsis hianna
Dusted Skipper
May 12, 2015 Chip Krilowicz Gloucester County, New Jersey, United States May 13, 2015 Details
Tetracis cachexiata
White Slant-line
May 12, 2015 Chip Krilowicz Gloucester County, New Jersey, United States May 13, 2015 Details
Crambus laqueatellus
Eastern Grass-veneer
May 12, 2015 Chip Krilowicz Gloucester County, New Jersey, United States May 13, 2015 Details
Hypena scabra
Green Cloverworm Moth
May 12, 2015 curtis.lehman
(Mark Vass)
Beaver County, Pennsylvania, United States May 13, 2015 Details
Plagodis phlogosaria
Straight-lined Plagodis
May 09, 2015 curtis.lehman Crawford County, Pennsylvania, United States May 13, 2015 Details
Hemileuca hera
Hera buckmoth
July 28, 2012 ryDLar Harney County, Oregon, United States May 13, 2015 Details
Nemoria bistriaria
Red-fringed Emerald
May 09, 2015 curtis.lehman Crawford County, Pennsylvania, United States May 13, 2015 Details
Sabulodes aegrotata July 01, 2014 lotusgreen Alameda County, California, United States May 13, 2015 Details
Lascoria ambigualis
Ambiguous Moth
May 08, 2015 curtis.lehman Crawford County, Pennsylvania, United States May 13, 2015 Details
Paonias excaecata
Blinded sphinx
May 13, 2015 tmrichards Boundary County, Idaho, United States May 13, 2015 Details
Wallengrenia egeremet
Northern Broken-Dash
May 13, 2015 Howell_Curtis Crawford County, Indiana, United States May 13, 2015 Details
Erynnis brizo
Sleepy Duskywing
May 13, 2015 Howell_Curtis Crawford County, Indiana, United States May 13, 2015 Details
Datana ministra
Yellow-necked Caterpillar Moth
May 13, 2015 Howell_Curtis Crawford County, Indiana, United States May 13, 2015 Details
Battus philenor
Pipevine Swallowtail
May 12, 2015 woolerygirl51 Shasta County, California, United States May 13, 2015 Details
Deidamia inscriptum
Lettered sphinx
May 10, 2015 BeaLaporte Ontario, Canada May 13, 2015 Details
Battus philenor
Pipevine Swallowtail
May 06, 2015 azukoff Finney County, Kansas, United States May 13, 2015 Details
Plebejus melissa
Melissa Blue (includes Karner Blue)
April 30, 2015 azukoff Finney County, Kansas, United States May 13, 2015 Details
Callophrys augustinus
Brown Elfin
May 11, 2015 MAKI Ventura County, California, United States May 13, 2015 Details
Anthanassa texana
Texan Crescent
May 08, 2015 azukoff Finney County, Kansas, United States May 13, 2015 Details
Echinargus isola
Reakirt's Blue
May 09, 2015 azukoff Finney County, Kansas, United States May 13, 2015 Details
Pontia protodice
Checkered White
May 09, 2015 azukoff Finney County, Kansas, United States May 13, 2015 Details
Chlosyne gorgone
Gorgone Checkerspot
May 01, 2015 azukoff Finney County, Kansas, United States May 13, 2015 Details
Euptoieta claudia
Variegated Fritillary
May 03, 2015 azukoff Finney County, Kansas, United States May 13, 2015 Details
Pholisora catullus
Common Sootywing
May 02, 2015 azukoff Finney County, Kansas, United States May 13, 2015 Details
Atalopedes campestris
Sachem
May 02, 2015 azukoff Finney County, Kansas, United States May 13, 2015 Details
Euphydryas chalcedona
Chalcedon Checkerspot
May 08, 2015 Robert Gorman Contra Costa County, California, United States May 13, 2015 Details
Papilio zelicaon
Anise Swallowtail
May 04, 2014 BabcockWebb Nebraska, United States May 14, 2015 Details
Aglais milberti
Milbert's Tortoiseshell
May 05, 2014 BabcockWebb Nebraska, United States May 14, 2015 Details
Vanessa cardui
Painted Lady
May 05, 2014 BabcockWebb Nebraska, United States May 14, 2015 Details
Nymphalis antiopa
Mourning Cloak
May 05, 2014 BabcockWebb Nebraska, United States May 14, 2015 Details
Nymphalis antiopa
Mourning Cloak
May 05, 2014 BabcockWebb Nebraska, United States May 14, 2015 Details
Satyrium calanus
Banded Hairstreak
June 23, 2012 Gordilly Douglas County, Nebraska, United States May 14, 2015 Details
Ancyloxypha numitor
Least Skipper
June 22, 2012 Gordilly Douglas County, Nebraska, United States May 14, 2015 Details
Eurytides marcellus
Zebra Swallowtail
July 31, 2009 Gordilly Richardson County, Nebraska, United States May 14, 2015 Details
Megisto cymela
Little Wood-Satyr
July 31, 2009 Gordilly Nemaha County, Nebraska, United States May 14, 2015 Details
Pyrgus communis
Common Checkered-Skipper
October 17, 2010 Gordilly Douglas County, Nebraska, United States May 14, 2015 Details
Caenurgina erechtea
Forage Looper Moth
August 22, 2010 Gordilly Douglas County, Nebraska, United States May 14, 2015 Details
Phyciodes phaon
Phaon Crescent
September 29, 2010 Gordilly Douglas County, Nebraska, United States May 14, 2015 Details
Hylephila phyleus
Fiery Skipper
July 27, 2010 Gordilly Douglas County, Nebraska, United States May 14, 2015 Details
Chlosyne gorgone
Gorgone Checkerspot
July 25, 2010 Gordilly Douglas County, Nebraska, United States May 14, 2015 Details
Hemaris thysbe
Hummingbird Clearwing
July 05, 2007 Gordilly Douglas County, Nebraska, United States May 14, 2015 Details
Erynnis baptisiae
Wild Indigo Duskywing
July 12, 2009 Gordilly Douglas County, Nebraska, United States May 14, 2015 Details
Hyles lineata
White-lined Sphinx
July 04, 2014 mandak308 Scotts Bluff County, Nebraska, United States May 14, 2015 Details
Papilio glaucus
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail
July 09, 2014 makingmemary Gage County, Nebraska, United States May 14, 2015 Details
Vanessa atalanta
Red Admiral
July 15, 2014 ACherko Cass County, Nebraska, United States May 14, 2015 Details
Hyalophora cecropia
Cecropia silkmoth
July 18, 2014 mloborny Lancaster County, Nebraska, United States May 14, 2015 Details
Synchlora bistriaria
Oblique-striped Emerald Moth
July 20, 2014 One-Eyed Zatoichi Montezuma County, Colorado, United States May 14, 2015 Details
Actias luna
Luna moth
July 29, 2014 rylee.epp Lancaster County, Nebraska, United States May 14, 2015 Details
Hyles lineata
White-lined Sphinx
August 04, 2014 Sashaanagel14 Sarpy County, Nebraska, United States May 14, 2015 Details
Danaus gilippus
Queen
August 06, 2014 DJKinseth Lancaster County, Nebraska, United States May 14, 2015 Details
Hyles lineata
White-lined Sphinx
August 08, 2014 martadawes Sarpy County, Nebraska, United States May 14, 2015 Details
Catocala amatrix
Sweetheart Underwing
August 08, 2014 Gordilly Douglas County, Nebraska, United States May 14, 2015 Details
Danaus gilippus
Queen
August 17, 2014 benvogt Lincoln County, Nebraska, United States May 14, 2015 Details
Manduca quinquemaculata
Five-spotted hawkmoth
August 31, 2014 rockifields Platte County, Nebraska, United States May 14, 2015 Details
Vanessa cardui
Painted Lady
July 30, 2014 Benx85 Douglas County, Nebraska, United States May 14, 2015 Details
Eumorpha achemon
Achemon sphinx
September 16, 2014 Camagorian Buffalo County, Nebraska, United States May 14, 2015 Details
Limenitis arthemis astyanax
'Astyanax' Red-spotted Purple
September 19, 2014 Jadenb83 Douglas County, Nebraska, United States May 14, 2015 Details
Callophrys augustinus
Brown Elfin
April 18, 2015 herobiscuit British Columbia, Canada May 14, 2015 Details
Vanessa atalanta
Red Admiral
May 03, 2015 Ram897 Lancaster County, Nebraska, United States May 14, 2015 Details
Smerinthus cerisyi
One-eyed sphinx
May 04, 2015 walkingdaisy0 Teller County, Colorado, United States May 14, 2015 Details
Actrix nyssaecolella
Tupelo Leaffolder
May 05, 2015 AllenRatz Buncombe County, North Carolina, United States May 14, 2015 Details
Macaria granitata
Granite Moth
May 06, 2015 AllenRatz Buncombe County, North Carolina, United States May 14, 2015 Details
Vanessa cardui
Painted Lady
May 02, 2015 herobiscuit British Columbia, Canada May 14, 2015 Details
Euchlaena amoenaria
Deep Yellow Euchlaena
May 11, 2015 Carol Thornton-Anderson Orange County, Indiana, United States May 14, 2015 Details
Decantha boreasella May 08, 2015 AllenRatz Buncombe County, North Carolina, United States May 14, 2015 Details
Eufidonia notataria
Powder Moth
May 08, 2015 AllenRatz Buncombe County, North Carolina, United States May 14, 2015 Details