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
Anartia fatima
Banded Peacock
January 30, 2015 Doug Taron Michoacan de Ocampo, Mexico January 31, 2015 Details
Anaea aidea
Tropical Leafwing
January 29, 2015 Doug Taron Michoacan de Ocampo, Mexico January 31, 2015 Details
Anthanassa texana
Texan Crescent
January 31, 2015 Doug Taron Michoacan de Ocampo, Mexico January 31, 2015 Details
Pyrrhogyra neaerea
Banded Banner
January 30, 2015 Doug Taron Morelos, Mexico January 31, 2015 Details
Spilosoma virginica
Virginian Tiger Moth or Yellow Woolybear Moth
August 20, 1997 Indy Entomologist Clark County, Illinois, United States January 31, 2015 Details
Sunira bicolorago
Bicolored Sallow
October 29, 2009 Indy Entomologist Belmont County, Ohio, United States January 31, 2015 Details
Macaria granitata
Granite Moth
June 28, 2014 AllenRatz Buncombe County, North Carolina, United States January 31, 2015 Details
Acrobasis tumidulella June 28, 2014 AllenRatz Buncombe County, North Carolina, United States January 31, 2015 Details
Platynota idaeusalis
Tufted Apple-Bud Moth
June 28, 2014 AllenRatz Buncombe County, North Carolina, United States January 31, 2015 Details
Ochropleura implecta
American Flame-shouldered Dart
June 28, 2014 AllenRatz Buncombe County, North Carolina, United States January 31, 2015 Details
Scopula limboundata
Large Lace-border
June 28, 2014 AllenRatz Buncombe County, North Carolina, United States January 31, 2015 Details
Eusarca confusaria
Confused Eusarca
June 28, 2014 AllenRatz Buncombe County, North Carolina, United States January 31, 2015 Details
Elaphria versicolor
Variegated Midget
June 28, 2014 AllenRatz Buncombe County, North Carolina, United States January 31, 2015 Details
Aethes sp. June 28, 2014 AllenRatz Buncombe County, North Carolina, United States January 31, 2015 Details
Anicla lubricans
Slippery Dart
June 28, 2014 AllenRatz Buncombe County, North Carolina, United States January 31, 2015 Details
Campaea perlata
Pale Beauty
June 28, 2014 AllenRatz Buncombe County, North Carolina, United States January 31, 2015 Details
Eusarca confusaria
Confused Eusarca
June 28, 2014 AllenRatz Buncombe County, North Carolina, United States January 31, 2015 Details
Crambus agitatellus June 28, 2014 AllenRatz Buncombe County, North Carolina, United States January 31, 2015 Details
Idia americalis
American Idia Moth
June 28, 2014 AllenRatz Buncombe County, North Carolina, United States January 31, 2015 Details
Datana drexelii
Drexel's Datana
June 28, 2014 AllenRatz Buncombe County, North Carolina, United States January 31, 2015 Details
Nadata gibbosa
White-dotted Prominent
June 28, 2014 AllenRatz Buncombe County, North Carolina, United States January 31, 2015 Details
Galgula partita
The Wedgling
June 28, 2014 AllenRatz Buncombe County, North Carolina, United States January 31, 2015 Details
Parasa chloris
Smaller Parasa
June 28, 2014 AllenRatz Buncombe County, North Carolina, United States January 31, 2015 Details
Acronicta ovata
Ovate Dagger Moth
June 28, 2014 AllenRatz Buncombe County, North Carolina, United States January 31, 2015 Details
Darapsa myron
Virginia creeper sphinx
June 28, 2014 AllenRatz Buncombe County, North Carolina, United States January 31, 2015 Details
Pyrausta demantrialis July 28, 2014 Jim Eckert Cochise County, Arizona, United States January 31, 2015 Details
Eusarca confusaria
Confused Eusarca
June 28, 2014 AllenRatz Buncombe County, North Carolina, United States January 31, 2015 Details
Baileya ophthalmica
Eyed Baileya
June 28, 2014 AllenRatz Buncombe County, North Carolina, United States January 31, 2015 Details
Ecliptopera atricolorata
Dark-banded Geometer
June 28, 2014 AllenRatz Buncombe County, North Carolina, United States January 31, 2015 Details
Lapara coniferarum
Southern pine sphinx
June 28, 2014 AllenRatz Buncombe County, North Carolina, United States January 31, 2015 Details
Helicoverpa zea
Corn Earworm Moth
September 22, 1993 Indy Entomologist McLean County, Illinois, United States January 31, 2015 Details
Peridroma saucia
Variegated Cutworm Moth
June 19, 1998 Indy Entomologist McLean County, Illinois, United States January 31, 2015 Details
Mythimna unipuncta
Armyworm Moth
June 27, 1998 Indy Entomologist McLean County, Illinois, United States January 31, 2015 Details
Helicoverpa zea
Corn Earworm Moth
September 07, 1998 Indy Entomologist McLean County, Illinois, United States January 31, 2015 Details
Xanthotype sp. August 07, 1986 Indy Entomologist Brown County, Indiana, United States January 31, 2015 Details
Haploa lecontei
Leconte's Haploa
June 25, 1979 Indy Entomologist Tippecanoe County, Indiana, United States January 31, 2015 Details
Lochmaeus bilineata
Double-lined Prominent
July 09, 1994 Indy Entomologist Guernsey County, Ohio, United States January 31, 2015 Details
Spilosoma virginica
Virginian Tiger Moth or Yellow Woolybear Moth
June 28, 2014 AllenRatz Buncombe County, North Carolina, United States January 31, 2015 Details
Eudryas grata
Beautiful Wood-nymph
June 15, 2011 Indy Entomologist Ritchie County, West Virginia, United States January 31, 2015 Details
Scolecocampa liburna
Dead-wood Borer Moth
June 28, 2014 AllenRatz Buncombe County, North Carolina, United States January 31, 2015 Details
Haploa clymene
Clymene Moth
July 01, 2010 Indy Entomologist Lawrence County, Indiana, United States January 31, 2015 Details
Hyles lineata
White-lined Sphinx
July 08, 1993 Indy Entomologist McLean County, Illinois, United States January 31, 2015 Details
Nematocampa resistaria
Horned Spanworm Moth
April 24, 2014 ridgeboy Polk County, Florida, United States January 31, 2015 Details
Sthenopis argenteomaculatus
Silver-spotted Ghost Moth
August 03, 1994 Indy Entomologist Ontario, Canada January 31, 2015 Details
Chloropteryx tepperaria
Angle Winged Emerald Moth
August 10, 2013 ridgeboy Polk County, Florida, United States January 31, 2015 Details
Idaea hilliata
Hill's Wave
August 06, 2013 ridgeboy Polk County, Florida, United States January 31, 2015 Details
Scopula aemulata December 05, 2013 ridgeboy Polk County, Florida, United States January 31, 2015 Details
Scopula timandrata April 07, 2014 ridgeboy Polk County, Florida, United States January 31, 2015 Details
Olethreutes fasciatana May 24, 2014 Peter Homann Leon County, Florida, United States January 31, 2015 Details
Noctua pronuba
European Yellow Underwing
November 10, 2013 tjrickert Accomack County, Virginia, United States January 31, 2015 Details
Hypoprepia fucosa
Painted Lichen Moth
June 28, 2014 AllenRatz Buncombe County, North Carolina, United States January 31, 2015 Details
Symmerista sp. June 28, 2014 AllenRatz Buncombe County, North Carolina, United States January 31, 2015 Details
Dasychira obliquata
Streaked Tussock Moth
June 28, 2014 AllenRatz Buncombe County, North Carolina, United States January 31, 2015 Details
Prochoerodes lineola
Large Maple Spanworm Moth
June 28, 2014 AllenRatz Buncombe County, North Carolina, United States January 31, 2015 Details
Atteva aurea
Ailanthus Webworm Moth
October 04, 2013 tjrickert Indiana County, Pennsylvania, United States January 31, 2015 Details
Plodia interpunctella
Indian-Meal Moth
September 14, 2013 tjrickert Armstrong County, Pennsylvania, United States January 31, 2015 Details
Haematopis grataria
Chickweed Geometer
September 07, 2013 tjrickert Armstrong County, Pennsylvania, United States January 31, 2015 Details
Datana ministra
Yellow-necked Caterpillar Moth
September 06, 2013 tjrickert Venango County, Pennsylvania, United States January 31, 2015 Details
Eusarca confusaria
Confused Eusarca
September 02, 2013 tjrickert Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, United States January 31, 2015 Details
Phoberia atomaris
Common Oak Moth
March 25, 2012 Tom Middagh Clay County, South Dakota, United States January 31, 2015 Details
Phoberia atomaris
Common Oak Moth
March 20, 2012 Tom Middagh Nobles County, Minnesota, United States January 31, 2015 Details
Sphinx vashti
Vashti sphinx
June 25, 2011 Tom Middagh
(Mitch Marcotte)
Clay County, South Dakota, United States January 31, 2015 Details
Eulithis sp. May 05, 2014 ridgeboy Polk County, Florida, United States January 31, 2015 Details
Hammaptera parinotata May 08, 2014 ridgeboy Polk County, Florida, United States January 31, 2015 Details
Orthonama obstipata
The Gem
January 25, 2014 ridgeboy Polk County, Florida, United States January 31, 2015 Details
Lacosoma chiridota
Scalloped Sack-bearer
August 06, 2013 ridgeboy Polk County, Florida, United States January 31, 2015 Details
Rindgea cyda August 02, 2014 Jim Eckert Pima County, Arizona, United States January 31, 2015 Details
Choristoneura fractivittana May 31, 2014 Leslie Warren Mahoning County, Ohio, United States January 31, 2015 Details
Carales arizonensis July 28, 2014 Jim Eckert Cochise County, Arizona, United States January 31, 2015 Details
Elaphria alapallida
Pale-winged Midget
June 03, 2014 reutere Delaware County, New York, United States January 31, 2015 Details
Raphia frater
The Brother Moth
June 11, 2014 reutere Delaware County, New York, United States January 31, 2015 Details
Elaphria versicolor
Variegated Midget
June 11, 2014 reutere Delaware County, New York, United States January 31, 2015 Details
Bellura densa
Pickerelweed Borer Moth
June 11, 2014 reutere Delaware County, New York, United States January 31, 2015 Details
Plusia putnami
Putnam's Looper Moth
June 10, 2014 reutere Delaware County, New York, United States January 31, 2015 Details
Acronicta impleta
Yellow-haired Dagger Moth
June 03, 2014 Leslie Warren Mahoning County, Ohio, United States January 31, 2015 Details
Cicinnus melsheimeri
Melsheimer's Sack-bearer
August 06, 2013 ridgeboy Polk County, Florida, United States January 31, 2015 Details
Apatelodes torrefacta
Spotted Apatelodes Moth
March 22, 2014 ridgeboy Polk County, Florida, United States January 31, 2015 Details
Tolype notialis
Small Tolype Moth
July 07, 2013 ridgeboy Polk County, Florida, United States January 31, 2015 Details
Malacosoma disstria
Forest Tent Caterpillar Moth
April 24, 2014 ridgeboy Polk County, Florida, United States January 31, 2015 Details
Loxostege albiceralis July 30, 2014 Jim Eckert Santa Cruz County, Arizona, United States January 31, 2015 Details
Cyclophora nanaria August 05, 2014 stonehollow Wright County, Minnesota, United States January 31, 2015 Details
Pero ancetaria
Hübner's Pero
July 28, 1980 Indy Entomologist Tioga County, Pennsylvania, United States January 31, 2015 Details
Lymantria dispar
Gypsy Moth
August 01, 1980 Indy Entomologist Schuyler County, New York, United States January 31, 2015 Details
Catocala obscura
Obscure Underwing
September 09, 2014 JohnRoosenberg Schoharie County, New York, United States January 31, 2015 Details
Limenitis weidemeyerii
Weidemeyer's Admiral
May 23, 2013 xoro2001 Washington County, Utah, United States January 31, 2015 Details
Orgyia definita
Definite Tussock Moth
August 23, 2014 K Stilwell Tazewell County, Virginia, United States January 31, 2015 Details
Macaria bisignata
Red-headed inchworm
August 25, 2014 TCat7187 Cecil County, Maryland, United States January 31, 2015 Details
Cyclophora pendulinaria
Sweetfern Geometer
August 26, 2014 treichard Anne Arundel County, Maryland, United States January 31, 2015 Details
Tischeria quercitella
Oak Blotchminer
August 26, 2014 treichard Anne Arundel County, Maryland, United States January 31, 2015 Details
Idia rotundalis
Rotund Idia Moth
August 24, 2014 Dave Webb Harford County, Maryland, United States January 31, 2015 Details
Macaria bicolorata August 23, 2014 Mike Stinson Buckingham County, Virginia, United States January 31, 2015 Details
Iridopsis defectaria
Brown-shaded Gray
August 18, 2014 TCat7187 Cecil County, Maryland, United States January 31, 2015 Details
Zale aeruginosa
Green-dusted Zale
August 03, 2014 AllenRatz Buncombe County, North Carolina, United States January 31, 2015 Details
Herpetogramma sphingealis August 02, 2014 AllenRatz Buncombe County, North Carolina, United States January 31, 2015 Details
Zale galbanata
Maple Zale
August 02, 2014 AllenRatz Buncombe County, North Carolina, United States January 31, 2015 Details
Platynota idaeusalis
Tufted Apple-Bud Moth
August 19, 2014 caher001 Carroll County, Maryland, United States January 31, 2015 Details
Eurema mexicana
Mexican Yellow
July 03, 2014 Kerbyiggy Wasatch County, Utah, United States January 31, 2015 Details
Argyria rufisignella
Mother-of-pearl Moth
July 21, 2013 MaryAnn Friedman Okaloosa County, Florida, United States January 31, 2015 Details
Orgyia leucostigma
White-marked Tussock Moth
December 24, 2012 jjflossem Hernando County, Florida, United States January 31, 2015 Details
Spodoptera eridania
Southern Armyworm Moth
December 11, 2012 jjflossem Hernando County, Florida, United States January 31, 2015 Details