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 Date
Hyalophora cecropia
Cecropia silkmoth
August 16, 2009 Gretel DeRuiter Cape May County, New Jersey, United States April 18, 2014 Details
Apamea scoparia August 02, 2011 curtis.lehman
(Steven Johnson)
Grand County, Colorado, United States April 17, 2014 Details
Apamea scoparia July 08, 2003 curtis.lehman
(Steven Johnson)
Caledonia County, Vermont, United States April 17, 2014 Details
Apamea scoparia August 08, 2000 curtis.lehman
(Steven Johnson)
Carbon County, Wyoming, United States April 17, 2014 Details
Apamea scoparia August 10, 2000 curtis.lehman
(Steven Johnson)
Sublette County, Wyoming, United States April 17, 2014 Details
Euplexia benesimilis
American Angle Shades
May 20, 2013 LinRandolph Ashtabula County, Ohio, United States April 17, 2014 Details
Apamea vultuosa
Airy Apamea
June 15, 2013 LinRandolph Ashtabula County, Ohio, United States April 17, 2014 Details
Mathildana newmanella June 08, 2013 LinRandolph Ashtabula County, Ohio, United States April 17, 2014 Details
Papilio polyxenes
Black Swallowtail
April 15, 2014 michelleholmes504 Jefferson Parish, Louisiana, United States April 17, 2014 Details
Danaus gilippus
Queen
February 10, 2013 alexnetherton Cameron County, Texas, United States April 17, 2014 Details
Papilio glaucus
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail
August 02, 2013 tigralynx Clermont County, Ohio, United States April 17, 2014 Details
Erechthias minuscula
Caribbean Scavenger Moth
April 16, 2014 Robert Gorman Orange County, California, United States April 17, 2014 Details
Erechthias minuscula
Caribbean Scavenger Moth
April 16, 2014 Robert Gorman Orange County, California, United States April 17, 2014 Details
Estigmene acrea
Salt Marsh Moth or Acrea Moth
March 21, 2014 jeffmci9 Texas, Travis County, United States April 17, 2014 Details
Furcula cinerea
Gray Furcula
March 21, 2014 jeffmci9 Texas, Travis County, United States April 17, 2014 Details
Mythimna unipuncta
Armyworm Moth
March 21, 2014 jeffmci9 Texas, Travis County, United States April 17, 2014 Details
Battus philenor
Pipevine Swallowtail
April 16, 2014 Nvenezio Hays County, Texas, United States April 17, 2014 Details
Himella intractata
Intractable Quaker
April 03, 2014 Stuart Marcus Texas, Liberty County, United States April 17, 2014 Details
Eudryas grata
Beautiful Wood-nymph
July 03, 2012 LexieSadie3 Marathon County, Wisconsin, United States April 17, 2014 Details
Arogalea cristifasciella May 15, 2013 stonehollow Wright County, Minnesota, United States April 17, 2014 Details
Nymphalis antiopa
Mourning Cloak
April 13, 2014 Andreajohnst Los Angeles County, California, United States April 17, 2014 Details
Hesperia juba
Juba Skipper
April 12, 2014 Robert Gorman Los Angeles County, California, United States April 17, 2014 Details
Callophrys dumetorum
Coastal Green Hairstreak
April 12, 2014 Robert Gorman Los Angeles County, California, United States April 17, 2014 Details
Thorybes pylades
Northern Cloudywing
March 29, 2014 Redheart Canyonlands Bandera County, Texas, United States April 17, 2014 Details
Amblyscirtes nysa
Nysa Roadside-Skipper
March 29, 2014 Redheart Canyonlands Bandera County, Texas, United States April 17, 2014 Details
Adhemarius gannascus January 12, 2014 Pandrot Tamaulipas, Mexico April 17, 2014 Details
Sericaglaea signata
Variable Sallow
April 12, 2014 Bill Hubick Anne Arundel County, Maryland, United States April 16, 2014 Details
Zale lunata
Lunate Zale
April 06, 2014 davidwdroppers Snohomish County, Washington, United States April 16, 2014 Details
Ethmia semilugens April 16, 2014 JimConrad Texas, United States, Uvalde County April 16, 2014 Details
Plutella xylostella
Diamondback Moth
March 14, 2014 davidwdroppers Snohomish County, Washington, United States April 16, 2014 Details
Epimecis hortaria
Tulip-Tree Beauty
April 15, 2014 alexnetherton Buncombe County, North Carolina, United States April 16, 2014 Details
Maliattha synochitis
Black-dotted Maliattha
April 05, 2014 Stuart Marcus Texas, Liberty County, United States April 16, 2014 Details
Xestia smithii
Smith's Dart
August 26, 2013 Tom Middagh Nobles County, Minnesota, United States April 16, 2014 Details
Helotropha reniformis
Reniform Celaena Moth
August 27, 2009 Tom Middagh Nobles County, Minnesota, United States April 16, 2014 Details
Helotropha reniformis
Reniform Celaena Moth
September 26, 2013 Tom Middagh Nobles County, Minnesota, United States April 16, 2014 Details
Euxoa messoria
Reaper Dart
August 26, 2010 Tom Middagh Nobles County, Minnesota, United States April 16, 2014 Details
Psychomorpha epimenis
Grapevine Epimenis
April 12, 2014 Dragonfly Virginia, United States, Washington County April 16, 2014 Details
Danaus gilippus
Queen
April 15, 2014 Nvenezio Hays County, Texas, United States April 16, 2014 Details
Pontia protodice
Checkered White
April 15, 2014 Nvenezio Hays County, Texas, United States April 16, 2014 Details
Cyclophora nanaria April 15, 2014 Robert Gorman Orange County, California, United States April 16, 2014 Details
Euerythra phasma
Red-tailed Specter
April 09, 2014 Greylan Collin County, Texas, United States April 16, 2014 Details
Nymphalis antiopa
Mourning Cloak
April 14, 2014 Red Canoe Penobscot County, Maine, United States April 16, 2014 Details
Lascoria ambigualis
Ambiguous Moth
April 14, 2014 UrsulaV Chatham County, North Carolina, United States April 16, 2014 Details
Ilexia intractata April 14, 2014 UrsulaV Chatham County, North Carolina, United States April 16, 2014 Details
Agonopterix pulvipennella April 14, 2014 edenny Hampshire County, Massachusetts, United States April 16, 2014 Details
Argyrotaenia velutinana
Red Banded Leafroller Moth
April 13, 2014 UrsulaV Chatham County, North Carolina, United States April 16, 2014 Details
Papilio glaucus
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail
April 15, 2014 CA Ivy Sebastian County, Arkansas, United States April 15, 2014 Details
Vanessa atalanta
Red Admiral
April 15, 2014 CA Ivy Sebastian County, Arkansas, United States April 15, 2014 Details
Epargyreus clarus
Silver-spotted Skipper
April 15, 2014 CA Ivy Sebastian County, Arkansas, United States April 15, 2014 Details
Udea rubigalis
Celery Leaftier Moth
April 15, 2014 CA Ivy Sebastian County, Arkansas, United States April 15, 2014 Details
Phigalia denticulata
Toothed Phigalia
April 13, 2014 schmev24 Hampden County, Massachusetts, United States April 15, 2014 Details
Ectropis crepuscularia
The Small Engrailed
April 12, 2014 twcrowe Anne Arundel County, Maryland, United States April 15, 2014 Details
Antheraea polyphemus
Polyphemus moth
April 15, 2014 Mandar Pingle Leon County, Florida, United States April 15, 2014 Details
Strymon melinus
Gray Hairstreak
March 27, 2014 Greylan Collin County, Texas, United States April 15, 2014 Details
Hyles lineata
White-lined Sphinx
April 15, 2014 Greylan Collin County, Texas, United States April 15, 2014 Details
Lithophane querquera
Shivering Pinion
April 13, 2014 curtis.lehman
(Margaret Higbee)
Indiana County, Pennsylvania, United States April 15, 2014 Details
Isa textula
Crowned Slug Moth
April 13, 2014 Stuart Marcus Texas, Liberty County, United States April 15, 2014 Details
Leucania multilinea
Many-lined Wainscot
June 02, 2013 LinRandolph Ashtabula County, Ohio, United States April 15, 2014 Details
Raphia abrupta
Abrupt Brother
May 29, 2013 LinRandolph Ashtabula County, Ohio, United States April 15, 2014 Details
Disclisioprocta stellata
Somber Carpet
April 15, 2014 Robert Gorman Orange County, California, United States April 15, 2014 Details
Apamea lignicolora
Wood-colored Apamea
June 21, 2010 Tom Middagh Nobles County, Minnesota, United States April 15, 2014 Details
Apamea lignicolora
Wood-colored Apamea
June 13, 1977 Tom Middagh Nobles County, Minnesota, United States April 15, 2014 Details
Apamea lignicolora
Wood-colored Apamea
July 02, 2013 Tom Middagh Nobles County, Minnesota, United States April 15, 2014 Details
Panopoda carneicosta
Brown Panopoda
April 13, 2014 Stuart Marcus Texas, Liberty County, United States April 15, 2014 Details
Dryocampa rubicunda
Rosy maple moth
April 15, 2014 tigger7075 Brunswick County, North Carolina, United States April 15, 2014 Details
Apamea lignicolora
Wood-colored Apamea
July 28, 2013 stonehollow Wright County, Minnesota, United States April 15, 2014 Details
Catocala ilia
Ilia Underwing
April 14, 2014 golemkennels Chatham County, North Carolina, United States April 15, 2014 Details
Metalectra discalis
Common Fungus Moth
July 29, 2013 stonehollow Wright County, Minnesota, United States April 15, 2014 Details
Argyrotaenia velutinana
Red Banded Leafroller Moth
April 12, 2014 Shelley Rutkin Forsyth County, North Carolina, United States April 15, 2014 Details
Phoberia atomaris
Common Oak Moth
April 11, 2014 vthaxton Madison County, Kentucky, United States April 15, 2014 Details
Anthocharis sara
Pacific Orangetip
April 14, 2014 dgluckman Jefferson County, Washington, United States April 15, 2014 Details
Pyrausta bicoloralis March 22, 2014 SmilingTroll Kershaw County, South Carolina, United States April 15, 2014 Details
Scoparia biplagialis April 13, 2014 ddodd Marshall County, Alabama, United States April 15, 2014 Details
Elaphria georgei April 13, 2014 ddodd Marshall County, Alabama, United States April 15, 2014 Details
Dinumma deponens April 13, 2014 ddodd Marshall County, Alabama, United States April 15, 2014 Details
Lambdina fervidaria
Curve-lined Looper Moth
April 13, 2014 ddodd Marshall County, Alabama, United States April 15, 2014 Details
Eupithecia miserulata April 13, 2014 ddodd Marshall County, Alabama, United States April 15, 2014 Details
Clepsis virescana April 13, 2014 ddodd Marshall County, Alabama, United States April 15, 2014 Details
Papilio zelicaon
Anise Swallowtail
April 13, 2014 PDunwiddie Grant County, Washington, United States April 15, 2014 Details
Pontia sisymbrii
Spring White
April 13, 2014 PDunwiddie Grant County, Washington, United States April 15, 2014 Details
Colias philodice
Clouded Sulphur
April 12, 2014 PDunwiddie Kittitas County, Washington, United States April 15, 2014 Details
Asterocampa leilia
Empress Leilia
April 13, 2014 JimConrad Texas, United States, Uvalde County April 15, 2014 Details
Mesoleuca gratulata
Half-white Carpet Moth
April 14, 2014 Adam_Stevens Snohomish County, Washington, United States April 15, 2014 Details
Hypenodes caducus
Large Hypenodes Moth
July 30, 2013 stonehollow Wright County, Minnesota, United States April 15, 2014 Details
Papilio glaucus
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail
April 13, 2014 raffdolphin Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, United States April 15, 2014 Details
Celastrina echo
Echo Azure
April 13, 2014 John Barry Skamania County, Washington, United States April 15, 2014 Details
Megalopyge opercularis
Southern Flannel Moth
April 11, 2014 UrsulaV Hidalgo County, Texas, United States April 15, 2014 Details
Megalopyge opercularis
Southern Flannel Moth
April 10, 2014 UrsulaV Hidalgo County, Texas, United States April 15, 2014 Details
Xerociris wilsonii
Wilson's Wood-nymph
April 10, 2014 UrsulaV Hidalgo County, Texas, United States April 15, 2014 Details
Ethmia semilugens April 08, 2014 UrsulaV Texas, United States, Uvalde County April 15, 2014 Details
Nymphalis antiopa
Mourning Cloak
April 13, 2014 Sue Orlowski Spokane County, Washington, United States April 15, 2014 Details
Pontia sisymbrii
Spring White
April 05, 2014 Melanie Weiss Kittitas County, Washington, United States April 15, 2014 Details
Hyphantria cunea
Fall Webworm Moth
April 11, 2014 rwbenson1 Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, United States April 15, 2014 Details
Spilosoma virginica
Virginian Tiger Moth or Yellow Woolybear Moth
June 20, 2013 elise25r British Columbia, Canada April 15, 2014 Details
Noctua pronuba
European Yellow Underwing
April 12, 2014 Bobobob Spokane County, Washington, United States April 15, 2014 Details
Polygonia comma
Eastern Comma
April 12, 2014 hmclin York County, Pennsylvania, United States April 15, 2014 Details
Erynnis zarucco
Zarucco Duskywing
April 11, 2014 CA Ivy Sebastian County, Arkansas, United States April 15, 2014 Details
Plutella xylostella
Diamondback Moth
April 11, 2014 CA Ivy Sebastian County, Arkansas, United States April 15, 2014 Details
Nycteola metaspilella April 10, 2014 ddodd Marshall County, Alabama, United States April 15, 2014 Details
Argyrotaenia velutinana
Red Banded Leafroller Moth
April 10, 2014 ddodd Marshall County, Alabama, United States April 15, 2014 Details