Recently Verified Sightings

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Species Observation Date Submitter Location Verified Datesort icon
Epargyreus clarus
Silver-spotted Skipper
July 26, 2015 SpadGuy Pendleton County, West Virginia, United States July 31, 2015 Details
Antheraea polyphemus
Polyphemus moth
July 24, 2015 dmmartin Nova Scotia, Canada July 31, 2015 Details
Actias luna
Luna moth
July 31, 2015 Btad4uk22 Bullitt County, Kentucky, United States July 31, 2015 Details
Ceratomia catalpae
Catalpa sphinx
July 31, 2015 digginflowers Lebanon County, Pennsylvania, United States July 31, 2015 Details
Eustixia pupula June 20, 2012 Dave Wendelken Rockingham County, Virginia, United States July 31, 2015 Details
Panopoda carneicosta
Brown Panopoda
June 22, 2012 Dave Wendelken Rockingham County, Virginia, United States July 31, 2015 Details
Antheraea polyphemus
Polyphemus moth
July 31, 2015 jennhas3boys Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, United States July 31, 2015 Details
Papilio cresphontes
Giant Swallowtail
July 26, 2015 SpadGuy Pendleton County, West Virginia, United States July 31, 2015 Details
Psara obscuralis July 30, 2015 Shelley Rutkin Forsyth County, North Carolina, United States July 31, 2015 Details
Meganola phylla July 18, 2015 treichard Anne Arundel County, Maryland, United States July 31, 2015 Details
Parapediasia teterrella
Bluegrass Webworm Moth
July 17, 2015 treichard Anne Arundel County, Maryland, United States July 31, 2015 Details
Euptoieta claudia
Variegated Fritillary
July 30, 2015 Carol Thornton-Anderson Monroe County, Indiana, United States July 31, 2015 Details
Hypena scabra
Green Cloverworm Moth
July 16, 2015 treichard Anne Arundel County, Maryland, United States July 31, 2015 Details
Eumarozia malachitana
Sculptured Moth
July 16, 2015 treichard Anne Arundel County, Maryland, United States July 31, 2015 Details
Blastobasis glandulella
Acorn Moth
July 16, 2015 treichard Anne Arundel County, Maryland, United States July 31, 2015 Details
Callosamia promethea
Promethea silkmoth
July 30, 2015 johnw Ohio County, West Virginia, United States July 31, 2015 Details
Eusarca confusaria
Confused Eusarca
July 30, 2015 Paul Tavares Ontario, Canada July 31, 2015 Details
Ozarba nebula July 26, 2015 ridgeboy Polk County, Florida, United States July 31, 2015 Details
Simplicia cornicalis July 25, 2015 ridgeboy Polk County, Florida, United States July 31, 2015 Details
Papilio polyxenes
Black Swallowtail
July 27, 2015 jhauser42 Erie County, New York, United States July 31, 2015 Details
Pieris rapae
Cabbage White
July 27, 2015 jhauser42 Erie County, New York, United States July 31, 2015 Details
Vanessa atalanta
Red Admiral
July 16, 2015 jhauser42 Erie County, New York, United States July 31, 2015 Details
Pompeius verna
Little Glassywing
July 29, 2015 roseanna Pulaski County, Kentucky, United States July 31, 2015 Details
Calycopis cecrops
Red-banded Hairstreak
October 03, 2009 M. Moore Collin County, Texas, United States July 31, 2015 Details
Polites peckius
Peck's Skipper
July 29, 2015 South Laurel Laurel County, Kentucky, United States July 31, 2015 Details
Polites themistocles
Tawny-edged Skipper
July 29, 2015 South Laurel Laurel County, Kentucky, United States July 31, 2015 Details
Limenitis arthemis astyanax
'Astyanax' Red-spotted Purple
July 30, 2015 Beverly Carter Baxter County, Arkansas, United States July 31, 2015 Details
Plutella xylostella
Diamondback Moth
July 20, 2015 a-o Tompkins County, New York, United States July 31, 2015 Details
Ypsolopha dentella July 11, 2015 Leslie Warren Mahoning County, Ohio, United States July 31, 2015 Details
Hypagyrtis unipunctata
One-Spotted Variant
July 30, 2015 strixv Prince Georges County, Maryland, United States July 31, 2015 Details
Pleuroprucha insulsaria
Common Tan Wave
July 29, 2015 strixv Prince Georges County, Maryland, United States July 31, 2015 Details
Ascia monuste
Great Southern White
July 28, 2015 Jonathan Clark Cameron Parish, Louisiana, United States July 31, 2015 Details
Euptoieta claudia
Variegated Fritillary
July 28, 2015 Jonathan Clark Cameron Parish, Louisiana, United States July 31, 2015 Details
Phyciodes phaon
Phaon Crescent
July 28, 2015 Jonathan Clark Cameron Parish, Louisiana, United States July 31, 2015 Details
Danaus gilippus
Queen
July 28, 2015 Jonathan Clark Cameron Parish, Louisiana, United States July 31, 2015 Details
Ascia monuste
Great Southern White
July 28, 2015 Jonathan Clark Cameron Parish, Louisiana, United States July 31, 2015 Details
Agraulis vanillae
Gulf Fritillary
July 28, 2015 Jonathan Clark Cameron Parish, Louisiana, United States July 31, 2015 Details
Haploa clymene
Clymene Moth
July 23, 2015 Moon Guilford County, North Carolina, United States July 31, 2015 Details
Arta statalis July 16, 2015 treichard Anne Arundel County, Maryland, United States July 31, 2015 Details
Orthonama obstipata
The Gem
July 14, 2015 treichard Anne Arundel County, Maryland, United States July 31, 2015 Details
Pleuroprucha insulsaria
Common Tan Wave
July 14, 2015 treichard Anne Arundel County, Maryland, United States July 31, 2015 Details
Chytolita morbidalis
Morbid Owlet Moth
May 09, 2012 Dave Wendelken Rockingham County, Virginia, United States July 31, 2015 Details
Eucosma giganteana July 18, 2015 Jon Rapp Miami County, Kansas, United States July 31, 2015 Details
Tetracis cachexiata
White Slant-line
May 09, 2012 Dave Wendelken Rockingham County, Virginia, United States July 31, 2015 Details
Agraulis vanillae
Gulf Fritillary
July 29, 2015 ButterBelle Putnam County, Tennessee, United States July 31, 2015 Details
Mythimna unipuncta
Armyworm Moth
July 29, 2015 caher001 Carroll County, Maryland, United States July 31, 2015 Details
Udea rubigalis
Celery Leaftier Moth
July 13, 2015 treichard Anne Arundel County, Maryland, United States July 31, 2015 Details
Parapediasia teterrella
Bluegrass Webworm Moth
July 13, 2015 treichard Anne Arundel County, Maryland, United States July 31, 2015 Details
Galgula partita
The Wedgling
July 13, 2015 treichard Anne Arundel County, Maryland, United States July 31, 2015 Details
Panopoda rufimargo
Red-lined Panopoda
July 12, 2015 treichard Anne Arundel County, Maryland, United States July 31, 2015 Details
Ceratomia catalpae
Catalpa sphinx
July 18, 2015 treichard Prince Georges County, Maryland, United States July 31, 2015 Details
Vanessa atalanta
Red Admiral
July 17, 2015 EPIMEDIUM McHenry County, Illinois, United States July 31, 2015 Details
Polygonia comma
Eastern Comma
July 19, 2015 EPIMEDIUM McHenry County, Illinois, United States July 31, 2015 Details
Limenitis archippus
Viceroy
July 29, 2015 EPIMEDIUM McHenry County, Illinois, United States July 31, 2015 Details
Papilio glaucus
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail
July 29, 2015 EPIMEDIUM McHenry County, Illinois, United States July 31, 2015 Details
Atteva aurea
Ailanthus Webworm Moth
October 17, 2014 M. Moore Dallas County, Texas, United States July 31, 2015 Details
Papilio glaucus
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail
July 27, 2015 Mapper Johnson County, Illinois, United States July 31, 2015 Details
Papilio polyxenes
Black Swallowtail
July 29, 2015 Deltagee01 Florence County, South Carolina, United States July 31, 2015 Details
Asterocampa clyton
Tawny Emperor
July 28, 2015 TeddyKuma Texas, Lampasas County, United States July 31, 2015 Details
Ennomos subsignaria
Elm Spanworm Moth
July 29, 2015 Chris Blomme Ontario, Canada July 31, 2015 Details
Hemaris diffinis
Snowberry Clearwing
July 29, 2015 John LeBlanc Chesterfield County, Virginia, United States July 31, 2015 Details
Ascalapha odorata
Black Witch
July 19, 2014 mskasik Guadalupe County, Texas, United States July 31, 2015 Details
Asterocampa clyton
Tawny Emperor
July 11, 2015 mskasik Guadalupe County, Texas, United States July 31, 2015 Details
Platynota idaeusalis
Tufted Apple-Bud Moth
July 28, 2015 strixv Prince Georges County, Maryland, United States July 31, 2015 Details
Agrotis ipsilon
Ipsilon Dart
July 28, 2015 strixv Prince Georges County, Maryland, United States July 31, 2015 Details
Urola nivalis July 28, 2015 strixv Prince Georges County, Maryland, United States July 31, 2015 Details
Elaphria grata
Grateful Midget
July 28, 2015 strixv Prince Georges County, Maryland, United States July 31, 2015 Details
Mythimna unipuncta
Armyworm Moth
July 28, 2015 strixv Prince Georges County, Maryland, United States July 31, 2015 Details
Coleophora mayrella
Metallic Coleophora Moth
July 22, 2015 Dave Wendelken Rockingham County, Virginia, United States July 31, 2015 Details
Achalarus lyciades
Hoary Edge
July 28, 2015 Bill Emch Chester County, South Carolina, United States July 31, 2015 Details
Empyreuma pugione
Spotted Oleander Caterpillar Moth
July 28, 2015 grifsu1 Brevard County, Florida, United States July 31, 2015 Details
Cycnia tenera
Delicate Cycnia or Dogbane Tiger Moth
July 28, 2015 roseanna Casey County, Kentucky, United States July 31, 2015 Details
Catocala hermia July 28, 2015 sherryw Weld County, Colorado, United States July 31, 2015 Details
Smerinthus cerisyi
One-eyed sphinx
July 08, 2015 SuzQ Mesa County, Colorado, United States July 31, 2015 Details
Patalene olyzonaria
Juniper Geometer
July 18, 2015 Jon Rapp Miami County, Kansas, United States July 31, 2015 Details
Hyles lineata
White-lined Sphinx
July 21, 2015 Katwmn1161 Jefferson County, Colorado, United States July 31, 2015 Details
Pachysphinx occidentalis
Big poplar sphinx
July 16, 2015 Venom32 Arapahoe County, Colorado, United States July 31, 2015 Details
Hyles lineata
White-lined Sphinx
August 08, 2014 essie Larimer County, Colorado, United States July 31, 2015 Details
Chlorochlamys chloroleucaria
Blackberry Looper Moth
July 12, 2015 arcturusangel Gregg County, Texas, United States July 31, 2015 Details
Smerinthus cerisyi
One-eyed sphinx
July 10, 2015 Gerald R. Dinkins Larimer County, Colorado, United States July 31, 2015 Details
Hyles lineata
White-lined Sphinx
July 11, 2015 Mr.catapillar Larimer County, Colorado, United States July 31, 2015 Details
Hyles lineata
White-lined Sphinx
August 12, 2014 Kelela86 El Paso County, Colorado, United States July 31, 2015 Details
Hyles lineata
White-lined Sphinx
June 30, 2015 sparrowevans Larimer County, Colorado, United States July 31, 2015 Details
Parasemia plantaginis June 29, 2015 aztoma Boulder County, Colorado, United States July 31, 2015 Details
Paonias excaecata
Blinded sphinx
June 22, 2015 ColoradEO Boulder County, Colorado, United States July 31, 2015 Details
Hemaris thysbe
Hummingbird Clearwing
July 16, 2015 K Stilwell Tazewell County, Virginia, United States July 30, 2015 Details
Zanclognatha laevigata
Variable Zanclognatha Moth
July 30, 2015 Carol Thornton-Anderson Orange County, Indiana, United States July 30, 2015 Details
Eacles imperialis
Imperial moth
July 30, 2015 Ivyjnkyrd Buncombe County, North Carolina, United States July 30, 2015 Details
Boloria bellona
Meadow Fritillary
July 30, 2015 EPIMEDIUM McHenry County, Illinois, United States July 30, 2015 Details
Phyciodes tharos
Pearl Crescent
July 30, 2015 EPIMEDIUM McHenry County, Illinois, United States July 30, 2015 Details
Phyciodes tharos
Pearl Crescent
July 30, 2015 EPIMEDIUM McHenry County, Illinois, United States July 30, 2015 Details
Papilio polyxenes
Black Swallowtail
July 29, 2015 EPIMEDIUM McHenry County, Illinois, United States July 30, 2015 Details
Limenitis arthemis astyanax
'Astyanax' Red-spotted Purple
July 30, 2015 EPIMEDIUM McHenry County, Illinois, United States July 30, 2015 Details
Epargyreus clarus
Silver-spotted Skipper
July 30, 2015 EPIMEDIUM McHenry County, Illinois, United States July 30, 2015 Details
Papilio cresphontes
Giant Swallowtail
July 29, 2015 EPIMEDIUM McHenry County, Illinois, United States July 30, 2015 Details
Lithacodia musta
Small Mossy Lithacodia
July 28, 2015 meenaharibal Tompkins County, New York, United States July 30, 2015 Details
Alypia octomaculata
Eight-spotted Forester
July 30, 2015 rocksnstars Oxford County, Maine, United States July 30, 2015 Details
Wallengrenia otho
Southern Broken-Dash
July 29, 2015 ddodd Marshall County, Alabama, United States July 30, 2015 Details
Heteropacha rileyana
Riley's Lappet Moth
July 30, 2015 Jon Rapp Boone County, Missouri, United States July 30, 2015 Details
Catocala palaeogama
Oldwife Underwing
July 22, 2015 Chip Krilowicz Cape May County, New Jersey, United States July 30, 2015 Details