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
Galleria mellonella
Greater Wax Moth
April 24, 2011 Jason Sturner Knox County, Tennessee, United States August 28, 2014 Details
Misogada unicolor
Drab Prominent
July 18, 2013 Rangertsp Macon County, Tennessee, United States August 28, 2014 Details
Asterocampa celtis
Hackberry Emperor
June 18, 2014 alexnetherton Buncombe County, North Carolina, United States August 28, 2014 Details
Holcocera immaculella June 17, 2014 Latenight Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, United States August 28, 2014 Details
Wallengrenia otho
Southern Broken-Dash
June 14, 2014 AllenRatz Buncombe County, North Carolina, United States August 28, 2014 Details
Prodoxus decipiens June 21, 2014 Jim Eckert Berks County, Pennsylvania, United States August 28, 2014 Details
Limenitis arthemis astyanax
'Astyanax' Red-spotted Purple
June 22, 2014 akdd3173 Lincoln County, North Carolina, United States August 28, 2014 Details
Limenitis arthemis astyanax
'Astyanax' Red-spotted Purple
June 22, 2014 Airedoc Brunswick County, North Carolina, United States August 28, 2014 Details
Cercyonis pegala
Common Wood-Nymph
July 04, 2014 Chef Patty Chatham County, North Carolina, United States August 28, 2014 Details
Atalopedes campestris
Sachem
July 09, 2014 lee.adams Guilford County, North Carolina, United States August 28, 2014 Details
Papilio glaucus
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail
July 12, 2014 alovelyframe Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, United States August 28, 2014 Details
Proserpinus flavofasciata
Yellow-banded sphinx
July 18, 2014 AK2632 Wade Hampton Borough, Alaska, United States August 28, 2014 Details
Epargyreus clarus
Silver-spotted Skipper
July 21, 2014 mike37lumpkin Rutherford County, North Carolina, United States August 28, 2014 Details
Limenitis arthemis astyanax
'Astyanax' Red-spotted Purple
July 25, 2014 Dave Fairall Iredell County, North Carolina, United States August 28, 2014 Details
Limenitis arthemis astyanax
'Astyanax' Red-spotted Purple
July 10, 2014 iinv003 Union County, North Carolina, United States August 28, 2014 Details
Limenitis archippus
Viceroy
August 11, 2013 TheWayfarer21 Onslow County, North Carolina, United States August 28, 2014 Details
Junonia coenia
Common Buckeye
July 28, 2014 iinv003 Union County, North Carolina, United States August 28, 2014 Details
Euptoieta claudia
Variegated Fritillary
July 28, 2014 iinv003 Union County, North Carolina, United States August 28, 2014 Details
Acronicta connecta
Connected Dagger Moth
July 19, 2014 Rangertsp Warren County, Tennessee, United States August 28, 2014 Details
Asterocampa celtis
Hackberry Emperor
July 31, 2014 akdd3173 Lincoln County, North Carolina, United States August 28, 2014 Details
Eurytides marcellus
Zebra Swallowtail
June 03, 2014 akdd3173 Lincoln County, North Carolina, United States August 28, 2014 Details
Libytheana carinenta
American Snout
July 01, 2014 TheWayfarer21 Onslow County, North Carolina, United States August 28, 2014 Details
Paonias excaecata
Blinded sphinx
August 04, 2014 AJGolden1989 Tolland County, Connecticut, United States August 28, 2014 Details
Paonias excaecata
Blinded sphinx
August 06, 2014 EeyoreWG Fairfield County, Connecticut, United States August 28, 2014 Details
Erynnis horatius
Horace's Duskywing
July 23, 2014 AllenRatz Graham County, North Carolina, United States August 28, 2014 Details
Vanessa cardui
Painted Lady
August 11, 2014 jasers Wake County, North Carolina, United States August 28, 2014 Details
Calycopis cecrops
Red-banded Hairstreak
August 08, 2014 rozentali Guilford County, North Carolina, United States August 28, 2014 Details
Papilio glaucus
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail
August 12, 2014 iinv003 Union County, North Carolina, United States August 28, 2014 Details
Papilio polyxenes
Black Swallowtail
August 03, 2014 iinv003 Union County, North Carolina, United States August 28, 2014 Details
Papilio polyxenes
Black Swallowtail
August 03, 2014 iinv003 Union County, North Carolina, United States August 28, 2014 Details
Erynnis horatius
Horace's Duskywing
August 12, 2014 Shelley Rutkin Forsyth County, North Carolina, United States August 28, 2014 Details
Speyeria diana
Diana Fritillary
August 14, 2014 BillMcGighan Mitchell County, North Carolina, United States August 28, 2014 Details
Drepanulatrix bifilata July 26, 2014 finatic San Diego County, California, United States August 28, 2014 Details
Idaea eremiata August 01, 2014 finatic San Diego County, California, United States August 28, 2014 Details
Lacinipolia strigicollis July 11, 2014 finatic San Diego County, California, United States August 28, 2014 Details
Acrolophus kearfotti July 11, 2014 finatic San Diego County, California, United States August 28, 2014 Details
Achyra occidentalis August 08, 2014 finatic San Diego County, California, United States August 28, 2014 Details
Glaucina macdunnoughi May 04, 2014 finatic San Diego County, California, United States August 28, 2014 Details
Glaucina macdunnoughi July 18, 2014 finatic San Diego County, California, United States August 28, 2014 Details
Donacaula melinellus May 24, 2014 finatic Nye County, Nevada, United States August 28, 2014 Details
Papilio polyxenes
Black Swallowtail
August 15, 2014 katrina mcdougald Johnston County, North Carolina, United States August 28, 2014 Details
Speyeria diana
Diana Fritillary
August 14, 2014 gmeuwissen Henderson County, North Carolina, United States August 28, 2014 Details
Papilio glaucus
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail
August 16, 2014 Pilgrim Harry Duval County, Florida, United States August 28, 2014 Details
Asbolis capucinus
Monk
May 17, 2014 rob77897@gmail.com Sarasota County, Florida, United States August 28, 2014 Details
Papilio palamedes
Palamedes Swallowtail
August 17, 2014 GenevieveDutton Pasco County, Florida, United States August 28, 2014 Details
Ancyloxypha numitor
Least Skipper
July 26, 2013 rob77897@gmail.com Manatee County, Florida, United States August 28, 2014 Details
Hyles euphorbiae
Spurge hawkmoth
August 18, 2014 duchess walker Alberta, Canada August 28, 2014 Details
Papilio palamedes
Palamedes Swallowtail
August 15, 2014 maria.hoffman6@gmail.com Dare County, North Carolina, United States August 28, 2014 Details
Hyles lineata
White-lined Sphinx
August 18, 2014 Sisol Hendrix Pima County, Arizona, United States August 28, 2014 Details
Lacinipolia vicina August 16, 2014 finatic San Diego County, California, United States August 28, 2014 Details
Lacinipolia vicina August 15, 2014 finatic San Diego County, California, United States August 28, 2014 Details
Datana major
Major Datana
August 04, 2014 michaeloberg Benton County, Missouri, United States August 28, 2014 Details
Atalopedes campestris
Sachem
August 01, 2014 AllenRatz Buncombe County, North Carolina, United States August 28, 2014 Details
Cochylis parallelana August 08, 2014 finatic San Diego County, California, United States August 28, 2014 Details
Danaus plexippus
Monarch
August 19, 2014 Englishman Hernando County, Florida, United States August 28, 2014 Details
Anartia jatrophae
White Peacock
August 19, 2014 Englishman Hernando County, Florida, United States August 28, 2014 Details
Spodoptera frugiperda
Fall Armyworm Moth
August 16, 2014 Latenight Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, United States August 28, 2014 Details
Junonia coenia
Common Buckeye
August 20, 2014 Englishman Hernando County, Florida, United States August 28, 2014 Details
Euptoieta claudia
Variegated Fritillary
August 03, 2014 Dave Fairall Stokes County, North Carolina, United States August 28, 2014 Details
Speyeria cybele
Great Spangled Fritillary
August 03, 2014 Dave Fairall Stokes County, North Carolina, United States August 28, 2014 Details
Sympistis greyi July 23, 2014 jim.odonater Deschutes County, Oregon, United States August 28, 2014 Details
Glaphyria basiflavalis
Basal-dash Glaphyria Moth
August 13, 2014 ridgeboy Polk County, Florida, United States August 28, 2014 Details
Heliconius charithonia
Zebra Heliconian
August 20, 2014 jjflossem Hernando County, Florida, United States August 28, 2014 Details
Battus philenor
Pipevine Swallowtail
August 02, 2014 AllenRatz Yancey County, North Carolina, United States August 28, 2014 Details
Palpita magniferalis
Splendid Palpita
August 09, 2014 Rangertsp Warren County, Tennessee, United States August 28, 2014 Details
Acronicta ovata
Ovate Dagger Moth
July 18, 2014 Rangertsp Davidson County, Tennessee, United States August 28, 2014 Details
Paonias excaecata
Blinded sphinx
August 22, 2014 nancythompson Middlesex County, Connecticut, United States August 28, 2014 Details
Thorybes confusis
Confused Cloudywing
August 22, 2014 H. Hooper Leon County, Florida, United States August 28, 2014 Details
Calpodes ethlius
Brazilian Skipper
August 24, 2014 Sandy White Lee County, Florida, United States August 28, 2014 Details
Hyles lineata
White-lined Sphinx
August 11, 2014 mckinney Navajo County, Arizona, United States August 28, 2014 Details
Hylephila phyleus
Fiery Skipper
August 17, 2014 annhsatt Polk County, Florida, United States August 28, 2014 Details
Dioryctria zimmermani
Zimmerman Pine Moth
August 18, 2014 davmcnaugh Lebanon County, Pennsylvania, United States August 28, 2014 Details
Phaneta raracana August 18, 2014 davmcnaugh Lebanon County, Pennsylvania, United States August 28, 2014 Details
Hyalophora cecropia
Cecropia silkmoth
August 23, 2014 joannhall Windham County, Connecticut, United States August 28, 2014 Details
Furcula borealis
White Furcula
August 24, 2014 Elizabeth Wolfe Hamilton County, Tennessee, United States August 28, 2014 Details
Hesperumia fumosaria July 22, 2014 jim.odonater Deschutes County, Oregon, United States August 28, 2014 Details
Meganola phylla August 19, 2014 davmcnaugh Lebanon County, Pennsylvania, United States August 28, 2014 Details
Desmia deploralis
Deploring Desmia Moth
August 23, 2014 jjflossem Hernando County, Florida, United States August 28, 2014 Details
Pyrgus oileus
Tropical Checkered-Skipper
August 25, 2014 jjflossem Hernando County, Florida, United States August 28, 2014 Details
Lerema accius
Clouded Skipper
August 25, 2014 jjflossem Hernando County, Florida, United States August 28, 2014 Details
Abaeis nicippe
Sleepy Orange
August 25, 2014 rob77897@gmail.com Manatee County, Florida, United States August 28, 2014 Details
Palpita freemanalis August 22, 2014 Rangertsp Davidson County, Tennessee, United States August 28, 2014 Details
Amydria effrentella August 22, 2014 Rangertsp Davidson County, Tennessee, United States August 28, 2014 Details
Idia aemula
Common Idia Moth
August 22, 2014 Rangertsp Davidson County, Tennessee, United States August 28, 2014 Details
Lerema accius
Clouded Skipper
August 25, 2014 krancmm Brazoria County, Texas, United States August 28, 2014 Details
Parasa indetermina
Stinging Rose Caterpillar Moth
August 21, 2014 ArabianLights Hickman County, Tennessee, United States August 28, 2014 Details
Pachysphinx occidentalis
Big poplar sphinx
July 26, 2014 Mariposa14 Arizona, United States August 28, 2014 Details
Junonia genoveva
Mangrove Buckeye
February 08, 2006 rob77897@gmail.com Monroe County, Florida, United States August 28, 2014 Details
Schinia acutilinea August 26, 2014 Dwaine Wagoner Johnson County, Wyoming, United States August 28, 2014 Details
Phyciodes phaon
Phaon Crescent
August 26, 2014 Englishman Hernando County, Florida, United States August 28, 2014 Details
Nemapogon auropulvella August 26, 2014 digginflowers Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, United States August 28, 2014 Details
Parasa indetermina
Stinging Rose Caterpillar Moth
August 26, 2014 aarondalton Williamson County, Tennessee, United States August 28, 2014 Details
Caradrina clavipalpis
Pale Mottled Willow Moth
August 16, 2014 David Trently Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania, United States August 28, 2014 Details
Manduca rustica
Rustic sphinx
August 25, 2014 nanaoflia Bossier Parish, Louisiana, United States August 28, 2014 Details
Gloveria arizonensis July 28, 2014 jim.odonater Coconino County, Arizona, United States August 28, 2014 Details
Abaeis nicippe
Sleepy Orange
August 27, 2014 jjflossem Hernando County, Florida, United States August 28, 2014 Details
Agrius cingulata
Pink-spotted hawkmoth
October 26, 2012 webielenberg Blount County, Tennessee, United States August 28, 2014 Details
Lophocampa argentata
Silver-Spotted Tiger Moth
July 28, 2014 jim.odonater Coconino County, Arizona, United States August 28, 2014 Details
Urbanus proteus
Long-tailed Skipper
August 26, 2014 krancmm Brazoria County, Texas, United States August 28, 2014 Details
Lerema accius
Clouded Skipper
August 26, 2014 krancmm Brazoria County, Texas, United States August 28, 2014 Details