Recently Verified Sightings

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Species Observation Datesort icon Submitter Location Verified Date
Actias luna
Luna moth
April 02, 2006 Paul Ribitzki Pawnee County, Oklahoma, United States November 18, 2016 Details
Antheraea polyphemus
Polyphemus moth
April 03, 2007 Paul Ribitzki Pawnee County, Oklahoma, United States November 18, 2016 Details
Automeris io
Io moth
April 03, 2008 Paul Ribitzki Pawnee County, Oklahoma, United States November 18, 2016 Details
Manduca quinquemaculata
Five-spotted hawkmoth
July 18, 2009 Paul Ribitzki Pawnee County, Oklahoma, United States November 18, 2016 Details
Eumorpha achemon
Achemon sphinx
July 31, 2009 Paul Ribitzki Pawnee County, Oklahoma, United States November 17, 2016 Details
Galasa nigrinodis September 01, 2009 Paul Ribitzki Pawnee County, Oklahoma, United States November 18, 2016 Details
Ceratomia catalpae
Catalpa sphinx
September 04, 2009 Paul Ribitzki Pawnee County, Oklahoma, United States November 17, 2016 Details
Erinnyis obscura
Obscure sphinx
September 26, 2009 Paul Ribitzki Pawnee County, Oklahoma, United States November 17, 2016 Details
Manduca sexta
Carolina sphinx
September 27, 2009 Paul Ribitzki Pawnee County, Oklahoma, United States November 17, 2016 Details
Tolype velleda
Large Tolype Moth
October 17, 2011 Paul Ribitzki Pawnee County, Oklahoma, United States November 18, 2016 Details
Hypena scabra
Green Cloverworm Moth
November 13, 2011 Paul Ribitzki Pawnee County, Oklahoma, United States November 18, 2016 Details
Sinoe chambersi March 11, 2012 Paul Ribitzki Pawnee County, Oklahoma, United States November 17, 2016 Details
Euclea incisa June 06, 2013 Paul Ribitzki Pawnee County, Oklahoma, United States November 22, 2016 Details
Catocala lineella
Girlfriend Underwing
June 25, 2013 Tom Middagh Nobles County, Minnesota, United States November 29, 2016 Details
Smerinthus jamaicensis
Twin-spotted sphinx
August 23, 2013 cheins Blue Earth County, Minnesota, United States November 17, 2016 Details
Hemiargus ceraunus
Ceraunus Blue
January 20, 2014 safechrisLaurie Florida, United States November 22, 2016 Details
Amphipyra pyramidoides
Copper Underwing
June 08, 2014 Christine Stanke Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, United States November 17, 2016 Details
Hyles lineata
White-lined Sphinx
August 13, 2014 Paul Ribitzki Pawnee County, Oklahoma, United States November 18, 2016 Details
Pseudochelaria walsinghami August 27, 2014 Dave Webb Harford County, Maryland, United States November 29, 2016 Details
Notarctia proxima
Mexican Tiger Moth
October 03, 2014 John Saba Pinal County, Arizona, United States November 27, 2016 Details
Agrotis venerabilis
Venerable Dart
October 09, 2014 CA Ivy Sebastian County, Arkansas, United States November 30, 2016 Details
Iridopsis defectaria
Brown-shaded Gray
October 25, 2014 Sastro Worcester County, Maryland, United States November 24, 2016 Details
Erynnis juvenalis
Juvenal's Duskywing
May 12, 2015 sh11 Ontario, Canada November 22, 2016 Details
Hemeroplanis punitalis May 17, 2015 Jim Eckert Cochise County, Arizona, United States December 05, 2016 Details
Hemeroplanis punitalis May 17, 2015 Jim Eckert Cochise County, Arizona, United States December 05, 2016 Details
Hemeroplanis rectalis May 20, 2015 Jim Eckert Graham County, Arizona, United States December 04, 2016 Details
Hemeroplanis rectalis May 20, 2015 Jim Eckert Graham County, Arizona, United States December 04, 2016 Details
Iridopsis obliquaria
Oblique Looper Moth
May 20, 2015 Jim Eckert Graham County, Arizona, United States December 08, 2016 Details
Euphydryas anicia
Anicia Checkerspot
June 30, 2015 LibbyMegna Big Horn County, Wyoming, United States November 21, 2016 Details
Speyeria mormonia
Mormon Fritillary
June 30, 2015 LibbyMegna Big Horn County, Wyoming, United States November 21, 2016 Details
Satyrium calanus
Banded Hairstreak
July 19, 2015 sh11 Ontario, Canada November 22, 2016 Details
Erynnis baptisiae
Wild Indigo Duskywing
July 19, 2015 sh11 Ontario, Canada November 22, 2016 Details
Erynnis baptisiae
Wild Indigo Duskywing
July 25, 2015 sh11 Ontario, Canada November 22, 2016 Details
Euphyes vestris
Dun Skipper
August 04, 2015 anna_holmes Madison County, Alabama, United States December 03, 2016 Details
Battaristis vittella
Stripe-backed Moth
August 20, 2015 Betsy Higgins Franklin County, Massachusetts, United States November 25, 2016 Details
Iridopsis defectaria
Brown-shaded Gray
August 23, 2015 Dave Webb Harford County, Maryland, United States November 21, 2016 Details
Lycaena hyllus
Bronze Copper
September 05, 2015 Vicki Nahas Portage County, Wisconsin, United States November 22, 2016 Details
Desmia funeralis/maculalis September 09, 2015 siadea Stephens County, Oklahoma, United States November 18, 2016 Details
Marimatha nigrofimbria
Black-bordered Lemon Moth
October 03, 2015 jeffmci9 Texas, Travis County, United States November 26, 2016 Details
Hammaptera parinotata February 12, 2016 hlivings Texas, Llano County, United States December 08, 2016 Details
Sigela eoides March 01, 2016 hlivings Texas, Llano County, United States November 20, 2016 Details
Acleris subnivana March 29, 2016 Ilona L. Dane County, Wisconsin, United States December 02, 2016 Details
Amphion floridensis
Nessus sphinx
April 03, 2016 Cathy Miller Charleston County, South Carolina, United States November 21, 2016 Details
Cyclophora nanaria April 21, 2016 hlivings Texas, Llano County, United States November 26, 2016 Details
Hemileuca maia
Eastern buckmoth
May 01, 2016 learning everything Garland County, Arkansas, United States November 17, 2016 Details
Cisseps fulvicollis
Yellow-collared Scape Moth
May 08, 2016 jeffmci9 Texas, Travis County, United States November 17, 2016 Details
Macaria aemulataria
Common Angle
May 12, 2016 Sue Gregoire Schuyler County, New York, United States November 26, 2016 Details
Papilio polyxenes
Black Swallowtail
May 18, 2016 knolte Okeechobee County, Florida, United States November 27, 2016 Details
Atteva aurea
Ailanthus Webworm Moth
May 21, 2016 Ilona L. Dane County, Wisconsin, United States December 08, 2016 Details
Sinoe robiniella May 26, 2016 drkilmer Frederick County, Maryland, United States December 07, 2016 Details
Epiblema scudderiana
Goldenrod Gall Moth
May 26, 2016 drkilmer Frederick County, Maryland, United States December 07, 2016 Details
Coleotechnites coniferella May 26, 2016 drkilmer Frederick County, Maryland, United States December 07, 2016 Details
Balsa tristrigella
Three-lined Balsa
May 26, 2016 Ilona L. Dane County, Wisconsin, United States December 08, 2016 Details
Baileya australis
Small Baileya
May 26, 2016 Ilona L. Dane County, Wisconsin, United States December 08, 2016 Details
Palpita magniferalis
Splendid Palpita
May 27, 2016 drkilmer Frederick County, Maryland, United States November 21, 2016 Details
Parallelia bistriaris
Maple Looper Moth
May 27, 2016 drkilmer Frederick County, Maryland, United States November 21, 2016 Details
Elaphria versicolor
Variegated Midget
May 27, 2016 drkilmer Frederick County, Maryland, United States December 07, 2016 Details
Macaria minorata
Minor Angle Moth
May 27, 2016 drkilmer Frederick County, Maryland, United States December 07, 2016 Details
Biston betularia
Pepper and Salt Geometer
May 27, 2016 Ilona L. Dane County, Wisconsin, United States December 08, 2016 Details
Hydrelia lucata
Light Carpet Moth
May 28, 2016 drkilmer Frederick County, Maryland, United States November 21, 2016 Details
Acleris logiana
Black-headed Birch Leaffolder Moth
May 28, 2016 drkilmer Frederick County, Maryland, United States November 24, 2016 Details
Lacinipolia renigera
Bristly Cutworm Moth
May 28, 2016 drkilmer Frederick County, Maryland, United States November 21, 2016 Details
Allotria elonympha
False Underwing
May 28, 2016 drkilmer Frederick County, Maryland, United States November 21, 2016 Details
Pasiphila rectangulata
Green Pug
May 28, 2016 drkilmer Frederick County, Maryland, United States November 21, 2016 Details
Antaeotricha humilis May 28, 2016 drkilmer Frederick County, Maryland, United States November 21, 2016 Details
Agrotis ipsilon
Ipsilon Dart
May 28, 2016 drkilmer Frederick County, Maryland, United States November 21, 2016 Details
Chionodes mediofuscella May 28, 2016 drkilmer Frederick County, Maryland, United States November 29, 2016 Details
Rhopobota dietziana May 29, 2016 drkilmer Frederick County, Maryland, United States November 25, 2016 Details
Chytolita morbidalis
Morbid Owlet Moth
May 29, 2016 drkilmer Frederick County, Maryland, United States November 29, 2016 Details
Orthodes cynica
Cynical Quaker
May 29, 2016 drkilmer Frederick County, Maryland, United States November 29, 2016 Details
Acronicta hasta
Speared Dagger Moth
May 29, 2016 drkilmer Frederick County, Maryland, United States November 29, 2016 Details
Ancylis divisana May 29, 2016 drkilmer Frederick County, Maryland, United States November 29, 2016 Details
Allagrapha aerea
Unspotted Looper Moth
May 29, 2016 Tim Johnson Hennepin County, Minnesota, United States November 22, 2016 Details
Abrostola urentis
Variegated Brindle Moth
May 30, 2016 Ilona L. Dane County, Wisconsin, United States December 02, 2016 Details
Acrobasis demotella May 31, 2016 Ilona L. Dane County, Wisconsin, United States December 02, 2016 Details
Antheraea polyphemus
Polyphemus moth
May 31, 2016 Ilona L. Dane County, Wisconsin, United States December 02, 2016 Details
Anticlea multiferata
Many-lined Carpet
May 31, 2016 Ilona L. Dane County, Wisconsin, United States December 02, 2016 Details
Apamea unanimis
Small Clouded Brindle
May 31, 2016 Ilona L. Dane County, Wisconsin, United States December 02, 2016 Details
Petrova comstockiana
Pitch Twig Moth
June 02, 2016 drkilmer Dorchester County, Maryland, United States December 05, 2016 Details
Macaria minorata
Minor Angle Moth
June 02, 2016 drkilmer Dorchester County, Maryland, United States December 05, 2016 Details
Gymnandrosoma punctidiscana June 02, 2016 drkilmer Dorchester County, Maryland, United States November 29, 2016 Details
Pococera robustella
Pine Webworm Moth
June 02, 2016 drkilmer Frederick County, Maryland, United States November 29, 2016 Details
Costaconvexa centrostrigaria
The Bent-line Carpet
June 03, 2016 drkilmer Dorchester County, Maryland, United States November 21, 2016 Details
Metalectra discalis
Common Fungus Moth
June 03, 2016 drkilmer Dorchester County, Maryland, United States November 21, 2016 Details
Cycnia tenera
Delicate Cycnia or Dogbane Tiger Moth
June 03, 2016 drkilmer Dorchester County, Maryland, United States November 21, 2016 Details
Macaria granitata
Granite Moth
June 03, 2016 drkilmer Dorchester County, Maryland, United States November 21, 2016 Details
Virbia aurantiaca
Orange Holomelina
June 03, 2016 drkilmer Dorchester County, Maryland, United States November 29, 2016 Details
Chytolita morbidalis
Morbid Owlet Moth
June 04, 2016 SteveSass St Joseph County, Indiana, United States December 07, 2016 Details
Eustixia pupula June 06, 2016 hlivings Texas, Llano County, United States November 25, 2016 Details
Allagrapha aerea
Unspotted Looper Moth
June 11, 2016 Ilona L. Dane County, Wisconsin, United States December 02, 2016 Details
Apantesis phalerata
Harnessed Moth
June 13, 2016 Shelley Rutkin Forsyth County, North Carolina, United States December 03, 2016 Details
Agriopodes teratophora
Gray Marvel Moth
June 13, 2016 Ilona L. Dane County, Wisconsin, United States December 02, 2016 Details
Costaconvexa centrostrigaria
The Bent-line Carpet
June 13, 2016 SteveSass St Joseph County, Indiana, United States December 07, 2016 Details
Antheraea polyphemus
Polyphemus moth
June 15, 2016 Ilona L. Dane County, Wisconsin, United States December 02, 2016 Details
Mellilla xanthometata
Orange Wing Moth
June 16, 2016 drkilmer Frederick County, Maryland, United States November 29, 2016 Details
Macaria bisignata
Red-headed inchworm
June 16, 2016 drkilmer Frederick County, Maryland, United States November 29, 2016 Details
Pyrrharctia isabella
Isabella Tiger Moth or Banded Woolybear
June 18, 2016 prairie fairie Otter Tail County, Minnesota, United States November 22, 2016 Details
Condica videns
White-dotted Groundling
June 18, 2016 prairie fairie Otter Tail County, Minnesota, United States November 22, 2016 Details
Eudryas grata
Beautiful Wood-nymph
June 18, 2016 prairie fairie Otter Tail County, Minnesota, United States November 17, 2016 Details
Rivula propinqualis
Spotted Grass Moth
June 18, 2016 prairie fairie Otter Tail County, Minnesota, United States November 22, 2016 Details