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
Caenurgina erechtea
Forage Looper Moth
August 29, 2015 treichard Howard County, Maryland, United States August 30, 2015 Details
Nomophila nearctica
Lucerne Moth
August 29, 2015 treichard Howard County, Maryland, United States August 30, 2015 Details
Spilosoma virginica
Virginian Tiger Moth or Yellow Woolybear Moth
August 14, 2015 CA Ivy Sebastian County, Arkansas, United States August 30, 2015 Details
Acronicta americana
American Dagger Moth
August 30, 2015 brandahl La Porte County, Indiana, United States August 30, 2015 Details
Cydia latiferreana
Filbertworm Moth
August 30, 2015 treichard Anne Arundel County, Maryland, United States August 30, 2015 Details
Spodoptera ornithogalli
Yellow-striped Armyworm Moth
August 30, 2015 treichard Anne Arundel County, Maryland, United States August 30, 2015 Details
Scopula limboundata
Large Lace-border
August 30, 2015 treichard Anne Arundel County, Maryland, United States August 30, 2015 Details
Microcrambus elegans
Elegant Grass-veneer
August 30, 2015 treichard Anne Arundel County, Maryland, United States August 30, 2015 Details
Clepsis peritana
Garden Tortrix
August 30, 2015 treichard Anne Arundel County, Maryland, United States August 30, 2015 Details
Hypena scabra
Green Cloverworm Moth
August 30, 2015 treichard Anne Arundel County, Maryland, United States August 30, 2015 Details
Hemaris thysbe
Hummingbird Clearwing
August 30, 2015 Jakers092@aol.com Tuscarawas County, Ohio, United States August 30, 2015 Details
Hypagyrtis unipunctata
One-Spotted Variant
August 27, 2015 South Laurel Laurel County, Kentucky, United States August 30, 2015 Details
Pleuroprucha insulsaria
Common Tan Wave
August 28, 2015 Bill Keim Talbot County, Maryland, United States August 30, 2015 Details
Speyeria cybele
Great Spangled Fritillary
August 30, 2015 treys grammy Benton County, Arkansas, United States August 30, 2015 Details
Danaus plexippus
Monarch
August 25, 2015 KZelewsky Du Page County, Illinois, United States August 30, 2015 Details
Papilio glaucus
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail
August 25, 2015 KZelewsky Du Page County, Illinois, United States August 30, 2015 Details
Eupithecia absinthiata August 29, 2015 franpope Garrett County, Maryland, United States August 30, 2015 Details
Colias eurytheme
Orange Sulphur
August 23, 2015 KZelewsky Du Page County, Illinois, United States August 30, 2015 Details
Xestia normaniana
Norman's Dart
August 28, 2015 franpope Garrett County, Maryland, United States August 30, 2015 Details
Pseudohermonassa bicarnea
Pink-spotted Dart
August 28, 2015 franpope Garrett County, Maryland, United States August 30, 2015 Details
Clostera albosigma
Sigmoid Prominent
August 28, 2015 franpope Garrett County, Maryland, United States August 30, 2015 Details
Acronicta hasta
Speared Dagger Moth
August 27, 2015 franpope Garrett County, Maryland, United States August 30, 2015 Details
Meropleon diversicolor August 27, 2015 franpope Garrett County, Maryland, United States August 30, 2015 Details
Danaus plexippus
Monarch
August 30, 2015 pattiep9 Cook County, Illinois, United States August 30, 2015 Details
Spodoptera frugiperda
Fall Armyworm Moth
August 27, 2015 franpope Garrett County, Maryland, United States August 30, 2015 Details
Eucirroedia pampina
Scalloped Sallow
August 27, 2015 franpope Garrett County, Maryland, United States August 30, 2015 Details
Chlorochlamys chloroleucaria
Blackberry Looper Moth
August 27, 2015 franpope Garrett County, Maryland, United States August 30, 2015 Details
Antepione thisoaria
Variable Antipione
August 27, 2015 franpope Garrett County, Maryland, United States August 30, 2015 Details
Ponometia erastrioides
Small Bird-dropping Moth
August 26, 2015 franpope Garrett County, Maryland, United States August 30, 2015 Details
Limenitis archippus
Viceroy
August 30, 2015 KZelewsky Du Page County, Illinois, United States August 30, 2015 Details
Timandra amaturaria
Cross-lined Waved
August 26, 2015 franpope Garrett County, Maryland, United States August 30, 2015 Details
Phyciodes tharos
Pearl Crescent
August 30, 2015 KZelewsky Du Page County, Illinois, United States August 30, 2015 Details
Asterocampa leilia
Empress Leilia
April 24, 2015 grayhairstreak Brewster County, Texas, United States August 30, 2015 Details
Catocala cara
Darling Underwing
August 30, 2015 Joe Bartok Ontario, Canada August 30, 2015 Details
Nephelodes minians
Bronzed Cutworm Moth
August 30, 2015 Joe Bartok Ontario, Canada August 30, 2015 Details
Polites peckius
Peck's Skipper
August 28, 2015 sfp Jessamine County, Kentucky, United States August 30, 2015 Details
Asterocampa celtis
Hackberry Emperor
August 26, 2015 sfp Jessamine County, Kentucky, United States August 30, 2015 Details
Staphylus ceos
Golden-headed Scallopwing
April 23, 2015 grayhairstreak Brewster County, Texas, United States August 30, 2015 Details
Papilio polyxenes
Black Swallowtail
August 30, 2015 ydlrun Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, United States August 30, 2015 Details
Asterocampa leilia
Empress Leilia
April 23, 2015 grayhairstreak Brewster County, Texas, United States August 30, 2015 Details
Polygonia comma
Eastern Comma
August 26, 2015 South Laurel Laurel County, Kentucky, United States August 30, 2015 Details
Agriphila vulgivagella August 29, 2015 digginflowers Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, United States August 30, 2015 Details
Lochmaeus bilineata
Double-lined Prominent
August 29, 2015 CA Ivy Sebastian County, Arkansas, United States August 30, 2015 Details
Phaecasiophora confixana
Macrame Moth
June 15, 2015 AllenRatz Buncombe County, North Carolina, United States August 30, 2015 Details
Battus philenor
Pipevine Swallowtail
August 30, 2015 ShelbyJW Burnet County, Texas, United States August 30, 2015 Details
Noctua pronuba
European Yellow Underwing
August 30, 2015 digginflowers Lebanon County, Pennsylvania, United States August 30, 2015 Details
Galasa nigrinodis June 15, 2015 AllenRatz Buncombe County, North Carolina, United States August 30, 2015 Details
Cerma cerintha
Tufted Bird-Dropping Moth
June 15, 2015 AllenRatz Buncombe County, North Carolina, United States August 30, 2015 Details
Dasychira obliquata
Streaked Tussock Moth
June 15, 2015 AllenRatz Buncombe County, North Carolina, United States August 30, 2015 Details
Taygete attributella June 15, 2015 AllenRatz Buncombe County, North Carolina, United States August 30, 2015 Details
Melanchra adjuncta
Hitched Arches
June 14, 2015 AllenRatz Buncombe County, North Carolina, United States August 30, 2015 Details
Spodoptera ornithogalli
Yellow-striped Armyworm Moth
June 14, 2015 AllenRatz Buncombe County, North Carolina, United States August 30, 2015 Details
Atteva aurea
Ailanthus Webworm Moth
June 14, 2015 AllenRatz Buncombe County, North Carolina, United States August 30, 2015 Details
Limenitis arthemis arthemis
White Admiral
August 11, 2015 theresaawilson Jefferson County, New York, United States August 30, 2015 Details
Speyeria cybele
Great Spangled Fritillary
August 29, 2015 marjoriemasters Geauga County, Ohio, United States August 30, 2015 Details
Epargyreus clarus
Silver-spotted Skipper
August 29, 2015 marjoriemasters Geauga County, Ohio, United States August 30, 2015 Details
Citheronia regalis
Royal Walnut Moth
August 30, 2015 Muskie Summit County, Ohio, United States August 30, 2015 Details
Cisseps fulvicollis
Yellow-collared Scape Moth
August 30, 2015 M. Moore Collin County, Texas, United States August 30, 2015 Details
Chlorochlamys chloroleucaria
Blackberry Looper Moth
August 30, 2015 drkilmer Frederick County, Maryland, United States August 30, 2015 Details
Schizura unicornis
Unicorn Caterpillar Moth
August 29, 2015 Giovannarosa Campbell County, Virginia, United States August 30, 2015 Details
Hypagyrtis unipunctata
One-Spotted Variant
August 30, 2015 drkilmer Frederick County, Maryland, United States August 30, 2015 Details
Citheronia regalis
Royal Walnut Moth
August 30, 2015 Kurt R. Schwarz Howard County, Maryland, United States August 30, 2015 Details
Agrotis ipsilon
Ipsilon Dart
August 27, 2015 digginflowers Kent County, Delaware, United States August 30, 2015 Details
Asterocampa clyton
Tawny Emperor
August 29, 2015 Bill Emch Chester County, South Carolina, United States August 30, 2015 Details
Colias palaeno
Palaeno Sulphur
July 10, 2015 janazak Yukon Territory, Canada August 30, 2015 Details
Lycaena dorcas
Dorcas Copper
July 10, 2015 janazak Yukon Territory, Canada August 30, 2015 Details
Vanessa atalanta
Red Admiral
August 29, 2015 rocksnstars Oxford County, Maine, United States August 30, 2015 Details
Boloria chariclea
Arctic Fritillary
July 10, 2015 janazak Yukon Territory, Canada August 30, 2015 Details
Coenonympha tullia
Common Ringlet
July 10, 2015 janazak Yukon Territory, Canada August 30, 2015 Details
Colias palaeno
Palaeno Sulphur
July 10, 2015 janazak Yukon Territory, Canada August 30, 2015 Details
Coenonympha tullia
Common Ringlet
September 06, 2009 Stylurus Macomb County, Michigan, United States August 30, 2015 Details
Ochlodes sylvanoides
Woodland Skipper
August 29, 2015 ezeemonee Ventura County, California, United States August 30, 2015 Details
Papilio polyxenes
Black Swallowtail
August 29, 2015 marshallbw72 Williamson County, Tennessee, United States August 30, 2015 Details
Eacles imperialis
Imperial moth
August 27, 2015 Jan 13 Winnebago County, Illinois, United States August 30, 2015 Details
Papilio cresphontes
Giant Swallowtail
August 29, 2015 arcturusangel Texas, United States, Wood County August 30, 2015 Details
Hylephila phyleus
Fiery Skipper
August 29, 2015 arcturusangel Texas, United States, Wood County August 30, 2015 Details
Anaea andria
Goatweed Leafwing
August 29, 2015 arcturusangel Texas, United States, Wood County August 30, 2015 Details
Timandra amaturaria
Cross-lined Waved
August 29, 2015 arcturusangel Texas, United States, Wood County August 30, 2015 Details
Calycopis cecrops
Red-banded Hairstreak
August 27, 2015 Bill Emch Chester County, South Carolina, United States August 30, 2015 Details
Sabulodes aegrotata August 29, 2015 masoncalida Pierce County, Washington, United States August 30, 2015 Details
Agraulis vanillae
Gulf Fritillary
August 29, 2015 jalexemma San Bernardino County, California, United States August 30, 2015 Details
Actias luna
Luna moth
August 25, 2015 justme1081 Harrisonburg City County, Virginia, United States August 30, 2015 Details
Coleotechnites eryngiella August 15, 2015 Bruce S Lincoln County, Missouri, United States August 30, 2015 Details
Hypena scabra
Green Cloverworm Moth
August 04, 2015 Jon Rapp Christian County, Missouri, United States August 30, 2015 Details
Eudryas grata
Beautiful Wood-nymph
July 15, 2015 cmike0210 York (mainland only) County, Maine, United States August 30, 2015 Details
Agraulis vanillae
Gulf Fritillary
August 15, 2015 Donna Sue Maller Dawson Ventura County, California, United States August 30, 2015 Details
Limenitis lorquini
Lorquin's Admiral
June 10, 2014 Donna Sue Maller Dawson Ventura County, California, United States August 30, 2015 Details
Pyrgus communis
Common Checkered-Skipper
August 27, 2015 Cathy Weiner New York County, New York, United States August 30, 2015 Details
Danaus gilippus
Queen
August 29, 2015 marevan Maricopa County, Arizona, United States August 30, 2015 Details
Elaphria grata
Grateful Midget
August 04, 2015 Jon Rapp Christian County, Missouri, United States August 30, 2015 Details
Nepytia phantasmaria
Phantom Hemlock Looper
August 29, 2015 The Steampunk Fox British Columbia, Canada August 30, 2015 Details
Orthosia hibisci
Speckled Green Fruitworm Moth
April 12, 2015 mrcnaturally Westchester County, New York, United States August 30, 2015 Details
Eudryas grata
Beautiful Wood-nymph
August 10, 2015 yelpurr54 Frederick County, Virginia, United States August 30, 2015 Details
Danaus plexippus
Monarch
August 15, 2015 Mendrola Pennsylvania, United States August 30, 2015 Details
Papilio glaucus
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail
August 27, 2015 Mendrola Pennsylvania, United States August 30, 2015 Details
Euclea delphinii
Spiny Oak-slug Moth
August 29, 2015 Shananagan25 Licking County, Ohio, United States August 30, 2015 Details
Speyeria cybele
Great Spangled Fritillary
August 28, 2015 danitadiane15 Lane County, Oregon, United States August 30, 2015 Details
Speyeria mormonia
Mormon Fritillary
August 10, 2015 Tim Johnson Whatcom County, Washington, United States August 30, 2015 Details
Archips purpurana July 27, 2015 Joe Bartok Ontario, Canada August 30, 2015 Details
Hypena scabra
Green Cloverworm Moth
August 28, 2015 Ken Bosso East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana, United States August 30, 2015 Details