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
Papilio multicaudata
Two-tailed Swallowtail
August 09, 2013 baileyh4011 Jefferson County, Colorado, United States July 01, 2014 Details
Papilio multicaudata
Two-tailed Swallowtail
August 29, 2013 Mirelle Larimer County, Colorado, United States July 01, 2014 Details
Chalcoela pegasalis September 03, 2013 patricia silvernail Jackson County, Georgia, United States July 01, 2014 Details
Papilio polyxenes
Black Swallowtail
May 08, 2014 Jimkimbiz Wayne County, Michigan, United States July 01, 2014 Details
Hyalophora cecropia
Cecropia silkmoth
May 13, 2014 Marty Arnold Kent County, Michigan, United States July 01, 2014 Details
Papilio polyxenes
Black Swallowtail
May 14, 2014 emmeline Wayne County, Michigan, United States July 01, 2014 Details
Papilio troilus
Spicebush Swallowtail
May 19, 2014 galby Ingham County, Michigan, United States July 01, 2014 Details
Callophrys augustinus
Brown Elfin
May 10, 2014 Dave Kinney Wexford County, Michigan, United States July 01, 2014 Details
Euchloe olympia
Olympia Marble
May 18, 2014 Dave Kinney Wexford County, Michigan, United States July 01, 2014 Details
Callophrys niphon
Eastern Pine Elfin
May 19, 2014 Dave Kinney Wexford County, Michigan, United States July 01, 2014 Details
Glaucopsyche lygdamus
Silvery Blue
May 21, 2014 Dave Kinney Wexford County, Michigan, United States July 01, 2014 Details
Papilio polyxenes
Black Swallowtail
May 24, 2014 Dave Kinney Wexford County, Michigan, United States July 01, 2014 Details
Paonias myops
Small-eyed sphinx
May 28, 2014 egelderm Washtenaw County, Michigan, United States July 01, 2014 Details
Callophrys niphon
Eastern Pine Elfin
June 02, 2014 James Fox Gladwin County, Michigan, United States July 01, 2014 Details
Carterocephalus palaemon
Arctic Skipper
June 02, 2014 James Fox Gladwin County, Michigan, United States July 01, 2014 Details
Antheraea polyphemus
Polyphemus moth
June 02, 2014 TimothyDwyer Macomb County, Michigan, United States July 01, 2014 Details
Dryocampa rubicunda
Rosy maple moth
June 04, 2014 Patience Boxers Kent County, Michigan, United States July 01, 2014 Details
Callosamia promethea
Promethea silkmoth
June 06, 2014 beezhjack Ottawa County, Michigan, United States July 01, 2014 Details
Feniseca tarquinius
Harvester
June 05, 2014 Dave Kinney Wexford County, Michigan, United States July 01, 2014 Details
Limenitis arthemis astyanax
'Astyanax' Red-spotted Purple
June 08, 2014 toddewen Ingham County, Michigan, United States July 01, 2014 Details
Lascoria ambigualis
Ambiguous Moth
June 09, 2014 trever Marathon County, Wisconsin, United States July 01, 2014 Details
Antheraea polyphemus
Polyphemus moth
June 13, 2014 fthngrg Kalamazoo County, Michigan, United States July 01, 2014 Details
Battaristis vittella
Stripe-backed Moth
June 09, 2014 Latenight Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, United States July 01, 2014 Details
Eacles imperialis
Imperial moth
June 14, 2014 daveb48 Branch County, Michigan, United States July 01, 2014 Details
Lerema accius
Clouded Skipper
June 02, 2014 Beverly Carter Arkansas, United States July 01, 2014 Details
Erynnis horatius
Horace's Duskywing
June 15, 2014 gunhilda Payne County, Oklahoma, United States July 01, 2014 Details
Amphion floridensis
Nessus sphinx
June 17, 2014 Elizabeth Reinhardt Muskegon County, Michigan, United States July 01, 2014 Details
Limenitis arthemis astyanax
'Astyanax' Red-spotted Purple
June 20, 2014 Sheila K Sanilac County, Michigan, United States July 01, 2014 Details
Euclea delphinii
Spiny Oak-slug Moth
June 19, 2014 Shelley Rutkin Forsyth County, North Carolina, United States July 01, 2014 Details
Balsa tristrigella
Three-lined Balsa
June 13, 2014 AllenRatz Buncombe County, North Carolina, United States July 01, 2014 Details
Galgula partita
The Wedgling
June 13, 2014 AllenRatz Buncombe County, North Carolina, United States July 01, 2014 Details
Cisseps fulvicollis
Yellow-collared Scape Moth
June 20, 2014 Cherylee Black Ontario, Canada July 01, 2014 Details
Nomophila nearctica
Lucerne Moth
June 21, 2014 Kurt R. Schwarz Howard County, Maryland, United States July 01, 2014 Details
Nomophila nearctica
Lucerne Moth
June 21, 2014 Kurt R. Schwarz Howard County, Maryland, United States July 01, 2014 Details
Lycaena hyllus
Bronze Copper
June 22, 2014 Dave Kinney Wexford County, Michigan, United States July 01, 2014 Details
Euphydryas phaeton
Baltimore Checkerspot
June 23, 2014 bvanderweide Oakland County, Michigan, United States July 01, 2014 Details
Leuconycta diphteroides
Green Leuconycta
June 22, 2014 BobMcN Franklin County, Ohio, United States July 01, 2014 Details
Antheraea polyphemus
Polyphemus moth
June 22, 2014 gmfessen Manistee County, Michigan, United States July 01, 2014 Details
Eumorpha pandorus
Pandorus Sphinx
June 25, 2014 nortonL2 Monroe County, Michigan, United States July 01, 2014 Details
Protoboarmia porcelaria
Porcelain Gray
June 22, 2014 Latenight Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, United States July 01, 2014 Details
Anatrytone logan
Delaware Skipper
June 27, 2014 Jody Ontario, Canada July 01, 2014 Details
Polygonia comma
Eastern Comma
June 27, 2014 pomarinejaeger Osceola County, Michigan, United States July 01, 2014 Details
Chlosyne harrisii
Harris' Checkerspot
June 10, 2014 pomarinejaeger Tuscola County, Michigan, United States July 01, 2014 Details
Nymphalis antiopa
Mourning Cloak
June 27, 2014 Terp67 Hillsdale County, Michigan, United States July 01, 2014 Details
Epimecis hortaria
Tulip-Tree Beauty
June 28, 2014 mathgeek Jackson County, Illinois, United States July 01, 2014 Details
Actias luna
Luna moth
June 29, 2014 brywilder Washington County, Vermont, United States July 01, 2014 Details
Hyalophora cecropia
Cecropia silkmoth
June 11, 2014 brywilder Washington County, Vermont, United States July 01, 2014 Details
Dryocampa rubicunda
Rosy maple moth
June 11, 2014 brywilder Washington County, Vermont, United States July 01, 2014 Details
Ponometia candefacta
Olive-shaded Bird-dropping Moth
June 28, 2014 ridgeboy Polk County, Florida, United States July 01, 2014 Details
Papilio polyxenes
Black Swallowtail
June 27, 2014 robinstonebraker Wayne County, Michigan, United States July 01, 2014 Details
Apatelodes torrefacta
Spotted Apatelodes Moth
June 27, 2014 norman k deal Buncombe County, North Carolina, United States July 01, 2014 Details
Hyalophora cecropia
Cecropia silkmoth
June 29, 2014 KatieColleen New Brunswick, Canada July 01, 2014 Details
Scopula limboundata
Large Lace-border
June 24, 2014 treichard Anne Arundel County, Maryland, United States July 01, 2014 Details
Microcrambus elegans
Elegant Grass-veneer
June 27, 2014 treichard Anne Arundel County, Maryland, United States July 01, 2014 Details
Ctenucha virginica
Virginia Ctenucha
June 29, 2014 Randy.Haar Wood County, Ohio, United States July 01, 2014 Details
Hemaris diffinis
Snowberry Clearwing
June 29, 2014 srwright Indiana, United States July 01, 2014 Details
Manduca sexta
Carolina sphinx
June 29, 2014 svstork Sacramento County, California, United States July 01, 2014 Details
Citheronia regalis
Royal Walnut Moth
June 15, 2014 darth_jake Rush County, Indiana, United States July 01, 2014 Details
Haploa clymene
Clymene Moth
June 29, 2014 mascondante North Carolina, United States July 01, 2014 Details
Sphinx perelegans
Elegant sphinx
June 20, 2014 jim.odonater Siskiyou County, California, United States July 01, 2014 Details
Vanessa cardui
Painted Lady
June 28, 2014 Samsara Chapman Ravalli County, Montana, United States July 01, 2014 Details
Cupido amyntula
Western Tailed-Blue
June 25, 2014 Samsara Chapman Lewis And Clark County, Montana, United States July 01, 2014 Details
Erebia epipsodea
Common Alpine
June 24, 2014 Samsara Chapman Lewis And Clark County, Montana, United States July 01, 2014 Details
Callophrys eryphon
Western Pine Elfin
June 25, 2014 Samsara Chapman Lewis And Clark County, Montana, United States July 01, 2014 Details
Erynnis persius
Persius Duskywing
June 24, 2014 Samsara Chapman Lewis And Clark County, Montana, United States July 01, 2014 Details
Plebejus melissa
Melissa Blue (includes Karner Blue)
June 24, 2014 Samsara Chapman Lewis And Clark County, Montana, United States July 01, 2014 Details
Plebejus icarioides
Boisduval's Blue
June 24, 2014 Samsara Chapman Lewis And Clark County, Montana, United States July 01, 2014 Details
Allotria elonympha
False Underwing
June 30, 2014 jwilkinson Howard County, Maryland, United States July 01, 2014 Details
Dryocampa rubicunda
Rosy maple moth
June 30, 2014 jwilkinson Howard County, Maryland, United States July 01, 2014 Details
Enodia anthedon
Northern Pearly-eye
June 30, 2014 Anoush96 Dutchess County, New York, United States July 01, 2014 Details
Euclea delphinii
Spiny Oak-slug Moth
June 30, 2014 jfrobey0 Montgomery County, Maryland, United States July 01, 2014 Details
Nematocampa resistaria
Horned Spanworm Moth
June 30, 2014 joeverica Centre County, Pennsylvania, United States July 01, 2014 Details
Prochoerodes lineola
Large Maple Spanworm Moth
June 30, 2014 joeverica Centre County, Pennsylvania, United States July 01, 2014 Details
Crambus albellus
Small White Grass-veneer
June 29, 2014 Jim Eckert Berks County, Pennsylvania, United States July 01, 2014 Details
Automeris io
Io moth
June 30, 2014 danikytn80 Mahoning County, Ohio, United States July 01, 2014 Details
Pyralis farinalis
Meal Moth
June 28, 2014 Jody Ontario, Canada July 01, 2014 Details
Pseudeustrotia carneola
Pink-barred Pseudeustrotia
June 30, 2014 Jody Ontario, Canada July 01, 2014 Details
Pyrrharctia isabella
Isabella Tiger Moth or Banded Woolybear
June 30, 2014 Jody Ontario, Canada July 01, 2014 Details
Aglais milberti
Milbert's Tortoiseshell
June 21, 2014 LibbyMegna Albany County, Wyoming, United States July 01, 2014 Details
Callophrys spinetorum
Thicket Hairstreak
June 21, 2014 LibbyMegna Albany County, Wyoming, United States July 01, 2014 Details
Papilio rutulus
Western Tiger Swallowtail
June 24, 2014 LibbyMegna Albany County, Wyoming, United States July 01, 2014 Details
Prionoxystus robiniae
Carpenterworm Moth
June 30, 2014 melanie2611 Jefferson County, Ohio, United States July 01, 2014 Details
Epimecis hortaria
Tulip-Tree Beauty
June 19, 2014 Birdingfrog Leon County, Florida, United States July 01, 2014 Details
Iridopsis ephyraria
Pale-winged Gray
June 26, 2014 Aboover Knox County, Maine, United States July 01, 2014 Details
Zale horrida
Horrid Zale
June 26, 2014 Aboover Knox County, Maine, United States July 01, 2014 Details
Callosamia promethea
Promethea silkmoth
June 30, 2014 Aboover Knox County, Maine, United States July 01, 2014 Details
Calycopis cecrops
Red-banded Hairstreak
June 30, 2014 CA Ivy Sebastian County, Arkansas, United States July 01, 2014 Details
Hyalophora cecropia
Cecropia silkmoth
June 09, 2014 SueE Albany County, New York, United States July 01, 2014 Details
Speyeria diana
Diana Fritillary
June 30, 2014 CA Ivy Sebastian County, Arkansas, United States July 01, 2014 Details
Atalopedes campestris
Sachem
June 30, 2014 CA Ivy Sebastian County, Arkansas, United States July 01, 2014 Details
Strymon melinus
Gray Hairstreak
June 30, 2014 CA Ivy Sebastian County, Arkansas, United States July 01, 2014 Details
Chlosyne nycteis
Silvery Checkerspot
June 30, 2014 CA Ivy Sebastian County, Arkansas, United States July 01, 2014 Details
Ancyloxypha numitor
Least Skipper
June 30, 2014 CA Ivy Sebastian County, Arkansas, United States July 01, 2014 Details
Libytheana carinenta
American Snout
June 30, 2014 CA Ivy Sebastian County, Arkansas, United States July 01, 2014 Details
Satyrium caryaevorus
Hickory Hairstreak
July 01, 2014 soluslupus13 Ontario, Canada July 01, 2014 Details
Epargyreus clarus
Silver-spotted Skipper
June 30, 2014 a-o Tompkins County, New York, United States July 01, 2014 Details
Poanes hobomok
Hobomok Skipper
June 30, 2014 a-o Tompkins County, New York, United States July 01, 2014 Details
Vanessa atalanta
Red Admiral
July 01, 2014 a-o Tompkins County, New York, United States July 01, 2014 Details
Satyrium acadica
Acadian Hairstreak
July 01, 2014 a-o Tompkins County, New York, United States July 01, 2014 Details
Junonia genoveva
Mangrove Buckeye
January 22, 2012 ddodd
(Barry Dodd)
Lee County, Florida, United States July 01, 2014 Details