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
Hemaris thysbe
Hummingbird Clearwing
August 01, 2014 RAYJ Brown County, Wisconsin, United States October 10, 2014 Details
Chionodes mediofuscella July 15, 2014 AllenRatz Buncombe County, North Carolina, United States October 10, 2014 Details
Trichodezia albovittata
White-striped Black
August 02, 2014 Katherine Halley Dane County, Wisconsin, United States October 10, 2014 Details
Parallelia bistriaris
Maple Looper Moth
August 02, 2014 John LeBlanc Chesterfield County, Virginia, United States October 10, 2014 Details
Polites peckius
Peck's Skipper
August 02, 2014 jim8435wisc Adams County, Wisconsin, United States October 10, 2014 Details
Spilosoma virginica
Virginian Tiger Moth or Yellow Woolybear Moth
July 30, 2014 Jack Senzig Juneau County, Wisconsin, United States October 10, 2014 Details
Ponometia erastrioides
Small Bird-dropping Moth
July 30, 2014 Jack Senzig Juneau County, Wisconsin, United States October 10, 2014 Details
Besma quercivoraria
Oak Besma
July 31, 2014 Jack Senzig Juneau County, Wisconsin, United States October 10, 2014 Details
Anavitrinella pampinaria
Common Gray
July 28, 2014 Jack Senzig Juneau County, Wisconsin, United States October 10, 2014 Details
Herpetogramma abdominalis July 13, 2014 Jack Senzig Juneau County, Wisconsin, United States October 10, 2014 Details
Drepana arcuata
Arched Hooktip
July 17, 2014 Jack Senzig Taylor County, Wisconsin, United States October 10, 2014 Details
Orthotaenia undulana
Dusky Leafroller
July 28, 2014 Jack Senzig Juneau County, Wisconsin, United States October 10, 2014 Details
Sparganothis unifasciana July 30, 2014 Jack Senzig Juneau County, Wisconsin, United States October 10, 2014 Details
Satyrium calanus
Banded Hairstreak
August 02, 2014 aarongunnar Jackson County, Wisconsin, United States October 10, 2014 Details
Satyrium liparops
Striped Hairstreak
July 26, 2014 aarongunnar Oneida County, Wisconsin, United States October 10, 2014 Details
Hypena baltimoralis
Baltimore Bomolocha Moth
July 31, 2014 Jack Senzig Juneau County, Wisconsin, United States October 10, 2014 Details
Ematurga amitaria
Cranberry Spanworm Moth
August 06, 2014 BioHazard54 Waupaca County, Wisconsin, United States October 10, 2014 Details
Magusa divaricata
Orbed Narrow-wing
July 31, 2014 Sharon Fandel Kenosha County, Wisconsin, United States October 10, 2014 Details
Ypsolopha dentella August 01, 2014 stonehollow Wright County, Minnesota, United States October 10, 2014 Details
Scopula inductata
Soft-lined Wave
August 05, 2014 prairie fairie Otter Tail County, Minnesota, United States October 10, 2014 Details
Feltia jaculifera
Dingy Cutworm Moth
August 05, 2014 prairie fairie Otter Tail County, Minnesota, United States October 10, 2014 Details
Prochoerodes lineola
Large Maple Spanworm Moth
August 05, 2014 prairie fairie Otter Tail County, Minnesota, United States October 10, 2014 Details
Hemaris thysbe
Hummingbird Clearwing
August 15, 2014 becky8611 Oconto County, Wisconsin, United States October 10, 2014 Details
Hemaris thysbe
Hummingbird Clearwing
August 16, 2014 speebles Outagamie County, Wisconsin, United States October 10, 2014 Details
Hyles lineata
White-lined Sphinx
August 16, 2014 smckinstall@yahoo.com Eau Claire County, Wisconsin, United States October 10, 2014 Details
Hulda impudens August 02, 2014 AllenRatz Buncombe County, North Carolina, United States October 10, 2014 Details
Lycaena phlaeas
American Copper
August 26, 2014 gmill711 Goodhue County, Minnesota, United States October 10, 2014 Details
Battus philenor
Pipevine Swallowtail
October 04, 2014 Doug Bruce Houston County, Tennessee, United States October 10, 2014 Details
Ponometia elegantula
Arizona Bird Dropping Moth
March 15, 2014 Finatic02 Clark County, Nevada, United States October 10, 2014 Details
Ponometia elegantula
Arizona Bird Dropping Moth
May 10, 2014 Finatic02 San Diego County, California, United States October 10, 2014 Details
Dichorda illustraria May 04, 2014 Finatic02 San Diego County, California, United States October 10, 2014 Details
Catocala palaeogama
Oldwife Underwing
July 20, 2014 B3tomm Morris County, New Jersey, United States October 10, 2014 Details
Helcystogramma melanocarpa July 12, 2014 B3tomm Morris County, New Jersey, United States October 10, 2014 Details
Agraulis vanillae
Gulf Fritillary
October 09, 2014 rhbutterfly Santa Clara County, California, United States October 10, 2014 Details
Feniseca tarquinius
Harvester
September 07, 2014 stormyeyes99 Somerset County, New Jersey, United States October 10, 2014 Details
Walshia miscecolorella October 09, 2014 TCat7187 Cecil County, Maryland, United States October 10, 2014 Details
Feniseca tarquinius
Harvester
September 07, 2014 stormyeyes99 Somerset County, New Jersey, United States October 10, 2014 Details
Lacinipolia implicata
Implicit Arches
September 21, 2014 stormyeyes99 Sussex County, New Jersey, United States October 10, 2014 Details
Hylephila phyleus
Fiery Skipper
October 03, 2014 arcturusangel Texas, United States, Wood County October 10, 2014 Details
Polygonia interrogationis
Question Mark
October 03, 2014 arcturusangel Texas, United States, Wood County October 10, 2014 Details
Phobetron pithecium
Hag Moth
September 14, 2014 stormyeyes99 Warren County, New Jersey, United States October 10, 2014 Details
Pyrausta lethalis
Lethal Pyrausta Moth
August 28, 2014 coreyk Clark County, Nevada, United States October 10, 2014 Details
Ulolonche disticha April 24, 2014 Jim Eckert Cochise County, Arizona, United States October 10, 2014 Details
Phrudocentra centrifugaria October 07, 2014 JeanEvoy De Soto County, Florida, United States October 10, 2014 Details
Argyrogramma verruca
Golden Looper Moth
October 10, 2014 JeanEvoy De Soto County, Florida, United States October 10, 2014 Details
Ategumia ebulealis October 05, 2014 JeanEvoy De Soto County, Florida, United States October 10, 2014 Details
Hemaris diffinis
Snowberry Clearwing
October 07, 2014 digginflowers Cape May County, New Jersey, United States October 10, 2014 Details
Synchlora frondaria
Southern Emerald
October 09, 2014 digginflowers Cape May County, New Jersey, United States October 10, 2014 Details
Spilosoma virginica
Virginian Tiger Moth or Yellow Woolybear Moth
October 08, 2014 digginflowers Cape May County, New Jersey, United States October 10, 2014 Details
Eumorpha vitis
Vine sphinx
October 10, 2014 Cop Robot Hays County, Texas, United States October 10, 2014 Details
Papilio cresphontes
Giant Swallowtail
October 10, 2014 KarenR52 Pima County, Arizona, United States October 10, 2014 Details
Artace cribraria
Dot-lined White
October 07, 2014 magnunc Howard County, Maryland, United States October 10, 2014 Details
Hyles lineata
White-lined Sphinx
March 14, 2014 rhbutterfly Santa Clara County, California, United States October 10, 2014 Details
Manduca sexta
Carolina sphinx
October 08, 2014 rhbutterfly Santa Clara County, California, United States October 10, 2014 Details
Smerinthus cerisyi
One-eyed sphinx
October 10, 2014 teacherjharris San Mateo County, California, United States October 10, 2014 Details
Libytheana carinenta
American Snout
October 07, 2014 S. J. Stedman Bolivar County, Mississippi, United States October 10, 2014 Details
Phoebis sennae
Cloudless Sulphur
October 07, 2014 S. J. Stedman Coahoma County, Mississippi, United States October 10, 2014 Details
Pyrisitia lisa
Little Yellow
October 07, 2014 S. J. Stedman Coahoma County, Mississippi, United States October 10, 2014 Details
Phoebis sennae
Cloudless Sulphur
October 08, 2014 S. J. Stedman Marshall County, Mississippi, United States October 10, 2014 Details
Acronicta ovata
Ovate Dagger Moth
August 24, 2014 AllenRatz Buncombe County, North Carolina, United States October 10, 2014 Details
Besma quercivoraria
Oak Besma
August 24, 2014 AllenRatz Buncombe County, North Carolina, United States October 10, 2014 Details
Hylephila phyleus
Fiery Skipper
October 08, 2014 S. J. Stedman Marshall County, Mississippi, United States October 10, 2014 Details
Peridea angulosa
Angulose Prominent
August 24, 2014 AllenRatz Buncombe County, North Carolina, United States October 10, 2014 Details
Nadata gibbosa
White-dotted Prominent
August 24, 2014 AllenRatz Buncombe County, North Carolina, United States October 10, 2014 Details
Limenitis archippus
Viceroy
October 08, 2014 S. J. Stedman Benton County, Mississippi, United States October 10, 2014 Details
Ancyloxypha numitor
Least Skipper
October 08, 2014 S. J. Stedman Benton County, Mississippi, United States October 10, 2014 Details
Atalopedes campestris
Sachem
October 08, 2014 S. J. Stedman Benton County, Mississippi, United States October 10, 2014 Details
Hemaris thysbe
Hummingbird Clearwing
August 29, 2014 hiker96 Leavenworth County, Kansas, United States October 10, 2014 Details
Hellula phidilealis
Cabbage Budworm Moth
April 23, 2014 Jim Eckert Santa Cruz County, Arizona, United States October 10, 2014 Details
Sabulodes aegrotata October 04, 2014 Sue Orlowski King County, Washington, United States October 11, 2014 Details
Eumorpha achemon
Achemon sphinx
August 02, 2014 Murph251 Denver County, Colorado, United States October 11, 2014 Details
Eumorpha achemon
Achemon sphinx
August 03, 2014 heitman19 Denver County, Colorado, United States October 11, 2014 Details
Plebejus saepiolus
Greenish Blue
July 21, 2014 JulieArington Routt County, Colorado, United States October 11, 2014 Details
Lycaena editha
Edith's Copper
July 21, 2014 JulieArington Routt County, Colorado, United States October 11, 2014 Details
Speyeria mormonia
Mormon Fritillary
August 07, 2014 davidelwonger@msn.com Teller County, Colorado, United States October 11, 2014 Details
Cercyonis oetus
Small Wood-Nymph
August 08, 2014 DRTomberlin San Juan County, Colorado, United States October 11, 2014 Details
Eumorpha achemon
Achemon sphinx
August 13, 2014 gneissgirl Weld County, Colorado, United States October 11, 2014 Details
Speyeria hesperis
Northwestern Fritillary
August 20, 2014 SteveHarbula Jefferson County, Colorado, United States October 11, 2014 Details
Eumorpha achemon
Achemon sphinx
August 22, 2014 quay Weld County, Colorado, United States October 11, 2014 Details
Eumorpha achemon
Achemon sphinx
August 06, 2014 Kelly Stecher Arapahoe County, Colorado, United States October 11, 2014 Details
Lycaena helloides
Purplish Copper
August 13, 2014 PeteC Larimer County, Colorado, United States October 11, 2014 Details
Eumorpha achemon
Achemon sphinx
August 27, 2014 zenfishn Denver County, Colorado, United States October 11, 2014 Details
Manduca quinquemaculata
Five-spotted hawkmoth
September 15, 2014 bo4dotty Cass County, Missouri, United States October 11, 2014 Details
Phobetron pithecium
Hag Moth
September 28, 2014 clc85 Adair County, Missouri, United States October 11, 2014 Details
Dolba hyloeus
Pawpaw sphinx
September 10, 2014 Bob Kipfer Christian County, Missouri, United States October 11, 2014 Details
Vanessa cardui
Painted Lady
October 04, 2014 Cat Jackson County, Missouri, United States October 11, 2014 Details
Udea rubigalis
Celery Leaftier Moth
August 14, 2013 Finatic02 St Louis County, Missouri, United States October 11, 2014 Details
Oxycnemis fusimacula May 04, 2014 Finatic02 San Diego County, California, United States October 11, 2014 Details
Papilio cresphontes
Giant Swallowtail
October 08, 2014 pelletierae Dutchess County, New York, United States October 11, 2014 Details
Aglais milberti
Milbert's Tortoiseshell
October 07, 2014 Sue Orlowski Spokane County, Washington, United States October 11, 2014 Details
Hyles lineata
White-lined Sphinx
October 08, 2014 laeichhorn Pinal County, Arizona, United States October 11, 2014 Details
Erinnyis obscura
Obscure sphinx
October 08, 2014 cattanach Delta County, Texas, United States October 11, 2014 Details
Brephidium exilis
Western Pygmy-Blue
October 26, 2009 Shirley Wilkerson Comanche County, Texas, United States October 11, 2014 Details
Crimona pallimedia August 21, 2014 coreyk Clark County, Nevada, United States October 11, 2014 Details
Catocala vidua
The Widow
October 08, 2014 digginflowers Cape May County, New Jersey, United States October 11, 2014 Details
Papilio polyxenes
Black Swallowtail
October 08, 2014 Ansel Oommen Queens County, New York, United States October 11, 2014 Details
Limenitis archippus
Viceroy
October 07, 2014 samcurley Suffolk County, New York, United States October 11, 2014 Details
Caripeta divisata
Gray Spruce Looper
August 24, 2014 AllenRatz Buncombe County, North Carolina, United States October 11, 2014 Details
Dyspyralis illocata
Visitation Moth
August 24, 2014 AllenRatz Buncombe County, North Carolina, United States October 11, 2014 Details
Hypenodes fractilinea
Broken Lined Hypenodes Moth
August 24, 2014 AllenRatz Buncombe County, North Carolina, United States October 11, 2014 Details