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
Eumorpha fasciatus
Banded sphinx
September 06, 2014 mbarchok Alachua County, Florida, United States October 20, 2014 Details
Orthodes adiastola July 28, 2014 Jim Eckert Cochise County, Arizona, United States October 20, 2014 Details
Atlides halesus
Great Purple Hairstreak
October 20, 2014 Kimberly Mrozinski Berkeley County, South Carolina, United States October 20, 2014 Details
Xylophanes tersa
Tersa Sphinx
October 20, 2014 reminisce2629 Aiken County, South Carolina, United States October 20, 2014 Details
Pyrrharctia isabella
Isabella Tiger Moth or Banded Woolybear
October 20, 2014 Chip Krilowicz Atlantic County, New Jersey, United States October 20, 2014 Details
Urbanus proteus
Long-tailed Skipper
October 19, 2014 bluebird264 Florida, United States October 20, 2014 Details
Asbolis capucinus
Monk
October 08, 2014 bluebird264 Collier County, Florida, United States October 20, 2014 Details
Hyphantria cunea
Fall Webworm Moth
October 13, 2014 rjcohrs Hancock County, Indiana, United States October 20, 2014 Details
Danaus plexippus
Monarch
October 20, 2014 Sandy White Lee County, Florida, United States October 20, 2014 Details
Agnorisma bollii October 11, 2014 Latenight Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, United States October 20, 2014 Details
Costaconvexa centrostrigaria
The Bent-line Carpet
May 29, 2012 mlking6 Fauquier County, Virginia, United States October 20, 2014 Details
Hypena scabra
Green Cloverworm Moth
October 20, 2014 drkilmer Frederick County, Maryland, United States October 20, 2014 Details
Prochoerodes lineola
Large Maple Spanworm Moth
October 19, 2014 Carol Thornton-Anderson Orange County, Indiana, United States October 20, 2014 Details
Zale lunata
Lunate Zale
March 30, 2012 ugugusgili Swain County, North Carolina, United States October 20, 2014 Details
Zomaria rosaochreana October 15, 2014 ridgeboy Polk County, Florida, United States October 20, 2014 Details
Platynota exasperatana
Exasperating Platynota
October 17, 2014 ridgeboy Polk County, Florida, United States October 20, 2014 Details
Selenia kentaria
Kent's Geometer
March 30, 2012 ugugusgili Swain County, North Carolina, United States October 20, 2014 Details
Euthyatira pudens
Dogwood Thyatirid
March 30, 2012 ugugusgili Swain County, North Carolina, United States October 20, 2014 Details
Zale aeruginosa
Green-dusted Zale
March 30, 2012 ugugusgili Swain County, North Carolina, United States October 20, 2014 Details
Nathalis iole
Dainty Sulphur
October 17, 2014 philohela Clark County, Nevada, United States October 20, 2014 Details
Abaeis nicippe
Sleepy Orange
October 17, 2014 opiliones Clark County, Nevada, United States October 20, 2014 Details
Atalopedes campestris
Sachem
October 18, 2014 cyric Bristol County, Massachusetts, United States October 20, 2014 Details
Lycaena phlaeas
American Copper
October 18, 2014 cyric Bristol County, Massachusetts, United States October 20, 2014 Details
Euphydryas phaeton
Baltimore Checkerspot
October 18, 2014 cyric Bristol County, Massachusetts, United States October 20, 2014 Details
Pieris rapae
Cabbage White
October 19, 2014 efulrich Monterey County, California, United States October 20, 2014 Details
Phyciodes phaon
Phaon Crescent
October 19, 2014 hunter58 Hernando County, Florida, United States October 20, 2014 Details
Euphyes vestris
Dun Skipper
June 17, 2014 Stwood46 Coos County, Oregon, United States October 20, 2014 Details
Vanessa cardui
Painted Lady
July 11, 2009 Aisling Benton County, Oregon, United States October 20, 2014 Details
Atteva aurea
Ailanthus Webworm Moth
August 20, 2007 ugugusgili Polk County, Tennessee, United States October 20, 2014 Details
Dryas iulia
Julia Heliconian
October 10, 2014 Richard L. Becker Duval County, Florida, United States October 20, 2014 Details
Speyeria mormonia
Mormon Fritillary
October 06, 2014 PDunwiddie Park County, Wyoming, United States October 20, 2014 Details
Speyeria mormonia
Mormon Fritillary
October 04, 2014 PDunwiddie Park County, Wyoming, United States October 20, 2014 Details
Polygonia faunus
Green Comma
October 06, 2014 John Ashley Flathead County, Montana, United States October 20, 2014 Details
Autographa californica October 08, 2014 sagebird52 Albany County, Wyoming, United States October 20, 2014 Details
Anteos clorinde
White Angled-Sulphur
November 01, 2010 Joe Sebastiani Matanzas, Cuba October 20, 2014 Details
Oligia modica
Black-banded Brocade
August 09, 2014 edenny Hampshire County, Massachusetts, United States October 20, 2014 Details
Catocala andromedae
Andromeda Underwing
August 09, 2014 edenny Hampshire County, Massachusetts, United States October 20, 2014 Details
Diaphania hyalinata
Melonworm Moth
October 19, 2014 CA Ivy Sebastian County, Arkansas, United States October 19, 2014 Details
Automeris io
Io moth
July 23, 2008 ugugusgili Jackson County, Alabama, United States October 19, 2014 Details
Polites vibex
Whirlabout
October 18, 2014 ddodd Etowah County, Alabama, United States October 19, 2014 Details
Hylephila phyleus
Fiery Skipper
October 18, 2014 ddodd Etowah County, Alabama, United States October 19, 2014 Details
Lerema accius
Clouded Skipper
October 18, 2014 ddodd Etowah County, Alabama, United States October 19, 2014 Details
Polygonia interrogationis
Question Mark
October 18, 2014 The Dog Groomer Chesterfield County, Virginia, United States October 19, 2014 Details
Ceratomia undulosa
Waved sphinx
April 25, 2009 ugugusgili Jackson County, Alabama, United States October 19, 2014 Details
Harrisina americana
Grapeleaf Skeletonizer Moth
April 25, 2009 ugugusgili Jackson County, Alabama, United States October 19, 2014 Details
Anaea andria
Goatweed Leafwing
October 18, 2014 arcturusangel Claiborne Parish, Louisiana, United States October 19, 2014 Details
Parasa indetermina
Stinging Rose Caterpillar Moth
August 12, 2011 ugugusgili Jackson County, Alabama, United States October 19, 2014 Details
Prochoerodes lineola
Large Maple Spanworm Moth
October 18, 2014 arcturusangel Claiborne Parish, Louisiana, United States October 19, 2014 Details
Dryocampa rubicunda
Rosy maple moth
July 12, 2014 curtis.lehman Allegany County, Maryland, United States October 19, 2014 Details
Schizura unicornis
Unicorn Caterpillar Moth
October 19, 2014 sshively Rapides Parish, Louisiana, United States October 19, 2014 Details
Hypoprepia miniata
Scarlet-winged Lichen Moth
July 12, 2014 curtis.lehman Allegany County, Maryland, United States October 19, 2014 Details
Chlosyne lacinia
Bordered Patch
October 17, 2014 jkopachena Texas, United States, Wood County October 19, 2014 Details
Pyrrharctia isabella
Isabella Tiger Moth or Banded Woolybear
July 12, 2014 curtis.lehman Allegany County, Maryland, United States October 19, 2014 Details
Haematopis grataria
Chickweed Geometer
July 12, 2014 curtis.lehman Allegany County, Maryland, United States October 19, 2014 Details
Epiblema scudderiana
Goldenrod Gall Moth
May 20, 2013 curtis.lehman
(Margaret Higbee)
Indiana County, Pennsylvania, United States October 19, 2014 Details
Noctua pronuba
European Yellow Underwing
September 10, 2014 nuke Venango County, Pennsylvania, United States October 19, 2014 Details
Speranza pustularia
Lesser Maple Spanworm Moth
July 12, 2014 curtis.lehman Allegany County, Maryland, United States October 19, 2014 Details
Papaipema arctivorens
Northern Burdock Borer Moth
September 04, 2010 curtis.lehman
(Steven Johnson)
Lincoln County, West Virginia, United States October 19, 2014 Details
Papaipema arctivorens
Northern Burdock Borer Moth
July 31, 2004 curtis.lehman
(Steven Johnson)
Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania, United States October 19, 2014 Details
Papaipema arctivorens
Northern Burdock Borer Moth
September 25, 1998 curtis.lehman
(Steven Johnson)
Sullivan County, Pennsylvania, United States October 19, 2014 Details
Papaipema arctivorens
Northern Burdock Borer Moth
October 09, 1992 curtis.lehman
(Steven Johnson)
Northumberland County, Pennsylvania, United States October 19, 2014 Details
Chaetaglaea sericea
Silky Sallow
October 19, 2014 Carol Muth Hancock County, Maine, United States October 19, 2014 Details
Emarginea percara
Beloved Emarginea Moth
October 07, 2014 jeffmci9 Texas, Travis County, United States October 19, 2014 Details
Harrisina coracina September 23, 2014 jeffmci9 Texas, Travis County, United States October 19, 2014 Details
Cucullia convexipennis
Brown-hooded Owlet
October 18, 2014 mqui129 Chester County, Pennsylvania, United States October 19, 2014 Details
Epimecis hortaria
Tulip-Tree Beauty
April 25, 2009 ugugusgili Jackson County, Alabama, United States October 19, 2014 Details
Zale horrida
Horrid Zale
April 25, 2009 ugugusgili Jackson County, Alabama, United States October 19, 2014 Details
Anisota stigma
Spiny oakworm moth
July 15, 2007 ugugusgili Jackson County, Alabama, United States October 19, 2014 Details
Atalopedes campestris
Sachem
August 19, 2007 ugugusgili Marion County, Tennessee, United States October 19, 2014 Details
Bibarrambla allenella
Bog Bibarrambla Moth
August 10, 2014 AllenRatz Buncombe County, North Carolina, United States October 19, 2014 Details
Citheronia regalis
Royal Walnut Moth
August 30, 2005 ugugusgili Jackson County, Alabama, United States October 18, 2014 Details
Artace cribraria
Dot-lined White
September 26, 2014 Mapper Johnson County, Illinois, United States October 18, 2014 Details
Euchaetes egle
Milkweed Tussock Moth or Milkweed Tiger Moth
September 26, 2014 Mapper Johnson County, Illinois, United States October 18, 2014 Details
Spilosoma virginica
Virginian Tiger Moth or Yellow Woolybear Moth
August 20, 2007 ugugusgili Swain County, North Carolina, United States October 18, 2014 Details
Hyphantria cunea
Fall Webworm Moth
October 18, 2014 Carol Thornton-Anderson Orange County, Indiana, United States October 18, 2014 Details
Vanessa cardui
Painted Lady
September 22, 2014 Mapper Johnson County, Illinois, United States October 18, 2014 Details
Halysidota tessellaris
Banded Tussock Moth or Pale Tiger Moth
August 20, 2007 ugugusgili Swain County, North Carolina, United States October 18, 2014 Details
Cucullia convexipennis
Brown-hooded Owlet
August 20, 2007 ugugusgili Swain County, North Carolina, United States October 18, 2014 Details
Euchaetes egle
Milkweed Tussock Moth or Milkweed Tiger Moth
September 21, 2014 Mapper Johnson County, Illinois, United States October 18, 2014 Details
Junonia coenia
Common Buckeye
September 21, 2014 Mapper Johnson County, Illinois, United States October 18, 2014 Details
Gabara obscura July 28, 2014 Jim Eckert Cochise County, Arizona, United States October 18, 2014 Details
Spragueia leo
Common Spragueia
August 15, 2012 curtis.lehman
(Jon M. Yuschock)
Northumberland County, Pennsylvania, United States October 18, 2014 Details
Homosetia costisignella August 29, 2014 AllenRatz Buncombe County, North Carolina, United States October 18, 2014 Details
Phlogophora periculosa
Brown Angle Shades
August 29, 2014 AllenRatz Buncombe County, North Carolina, United States October 18, 2014 Details
Metalectra discalis
Common Fungus Moth
August 29, 2014 AllenRatz Buncombe County, North Carolina, United States October 18, 2014 Details
Oligia modica
Black-banded Brocade
August 29, 2014 AllenRatz Buncombe County, North Carolina, United States October 18, 2014 Details
Scoparia basalis August 29, 2014 AllenRatz Buncombe County, North Carolina, United States October 18, 2014 Details
Allotria elonympha
False Underwing
August 29, 2014 AllenRatz Buncombe County, North Carolina, United States October 18, 2014 Details
Clepsis peritana
Garden Tortrix
August 29, 2014 AllenRatz Buncombe County, North Carolina, United States October 18, 2014 Details
Atteva aurea
Ailanthus Webworm Moth
July 12, 2014 curtis.lehman Allegany County, Maryland, United States October 18, 2014 Details
Phyciodes tharos
Pearl Crescent
October 18, 2014 ddodd Etowah County, Alabama, United States October 18, 2014 Details
Eupithecia miserulata August 29, 2014 AllenRatz Buncombe County, North Carolina, United States October 18, 2014 Details
Hemaris gracilis
Slender clearwing
May 21, 2013 curtis.lehman
(Jon M. Yuschock)
Northumberland County, Pennsylvania, United States October 18, 2014 Details
Argyresthia goedartella August 29, 2014 AllenRatz Buncombe County, North Carolina, United States October 18, 2014 Details
Panoquina ocola
Ocola Skipper
October 18, 2014 ddodd Etowah County, Alabama, United States October 18, 2014 Details
Atalopedes campestris
Sachem
August 29, 2014 AllenRatz Buncombe County, North Carolina, United States October 18, 2014 Details
Pyrisitia lisa
Little Yellow
October 18, 2014 ddodd Etowah County, Alabama, United States October 18, 2014 Details
Libytheana carinenta
American Snout
October 18, 2014 ddodd Etowah County, Alabama, United States October 18, 2014 Details
Polygonia interrogationis
Question Mark
October 18, 2014 ddodd Etowah County, Alabama, United States October 18, 2014 Details
Atalopedes campestris
Sachem
August 29, 2014 AllenRatz Buncombe County, North Carolina, United States October 18, 2014 Details