Recently Verified Sightings

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Species Observation Datesort icon Submitter Location Verified Date
Scoliopteryx libatrix
The Herald
October 02, 1968 Indy Entomologist Allen County, Indiana, United States January 16, 2015 Details
Crambus praefectellus
Common Grass-veneer Moth
September 04, 1970 Indy Entomologist Lagrange County, Indiana, United States January 16, 2015 Details
Lomographa vestaliata
White Spring Moth
July 01, 1979 Indy Entomologist Carroll County, Indiana, United States January 22, 2015 Details
Autographa bimaculata
Two-Spotted Looper Moth
July 31, 1979 Tom Middagh Clearwater County, Minnesota, United States January 19, 2015 Details
Catocala obscura
Obscure Underwing
August 31, 1979 Indy Entomologist White County, Indiana, United States January 14, 2015 Details
Speranza pustularia
Lesser Maple Spanworm Moth
July 07, 1980 Indy Entomologist White County, Indiana, United States January 22, 2015 Details
Peridea angulosa
Angulose Prominent
July 11, 1980 Indy Entomologist White County, Indiana, United States January 14, 2015 Details
Erannis tiliaria
Linden Looper Moth
December 06, 1980 Indy Entomologist Carroll County, Indiana, United States January 16, 2015 Details
Rheumaptera hastata July 01, 1981 Indy Entomologist Carroll County, Indiana, United States January 14, 2015 Details
Automeris io
Io moth
July 21, 1981 Indy Entomologist Carroll County, Indiana, United States January 22, 2015 Details
Manduca jasminearum
Ash sphinx
June 24, 1982 Indy Entomologist White County, Indiana, United States January 22, 2015 Details
Datana ministra
Yellow-necked Caterpillar Moth
June 24, 1982 Indy Entomologist White County, Indiana, United States January 22, 2015 Details
Halysidota sp. June 24, 1982 Indy Entomologist White County, Indiana, United States January 22, 2015 Details
Spilosoma virginica
Virginian Tiger Moth or Yellow Woolybear Moth
June 28, 1982 Indy Entomologist White County, Indiana, United States January 22, 2015 Details
Cerma cerintha
Tufted Bird-Dropping Moth
June 30, 1982 Indy Entomologist White County, Indiana, United States January 14, 2015 Details
Ectropis crepuscularia
The Small Engrailed
June 30, 1982 Indy Entomologist White County, Indiana, United States January 17, 2015 Details
Acronicta americana
American Dagger Moth
July 03, 1982 Indy Entomologist White County, Indiana, United States January 16, 2015 Details
Maliattha synochitis
Black-dotted Maliattha
July 03, 1982 Indy Entomologist White County, Indiana, United States January 20, 2015 Details
Acronicta americana
American Dagger Moth
July 03, 1982 Indy Entomologist White County, Indiana, United States January 22, 2015 Details
Baileya australis
Small Baileya
July 03, 1982 Indy Entomologist White County, Indiana, United States January 22, 2015 Details
Hyphantria cunea
Fall Webworm Moth
July 03, 1982 Indy Entomologist White County, Indiana, United States January 22, 2015 Details
Eudryas grata
Beautiful Wood-nymph
July 04, 1982 Indy Entomologist White County, Indiana, United States January 22, 2015 Details
Heterocampa subrotata
Small Heterocampa
July 04, 1982 Indy Entomologist White County, Indiana, United States January 22, 2015 Details
Haploa reversa
Reversed Haploa
July 04, 1982 Indy Entomologist White County, Indiana, United States January 22, 2015 Details
Amorpha juglandis
Walnut sphinx
July 07, 1982 Indy Entomologist White County, Indiana, United States January 22, 2015 Details
Haploa clymene
Clymene Moth
July 15, 1982 Indy Entomologist White County, Indiana, United States January 22, 2015 Details
Euparthenos nubilis
Locust Underwing
July 30, 1982 Indy Entomologist White County, Indiana, United States January 13, 2015 Details
Paratraea plebeja
Plebeian sphinx
September 13, 1982 Indy Entomologist White County, Indiana, United States January 16, 2015 Details
Paleacrita vernata
Spring Cankerworm Moth
March 01, 1983 Indy Entomologist Carroll County, Indiana, United States January 22, 2015 Details
Actias luna
Luna moth
August 01, 1984 Indy Entomologist White County, Indiana, United States January 22, 2015 Details
Amphion floridensis
Nessus sphinx
July 15, 1985 Indy Entomologist Carroll County, Indiana, United States January 22, 2015 Details
Epipaschia superatalis
Dimorphic Macalla Moth
August 05, 1986 Indy Entomologist Jefferson County, Indiana, United States January 20, 2015 Details
Colocasia propinquilinea
Closebanded Yellowhorn Moth
August 07, 1986 Indy Entomologist Brown County, Indiana, United States January 14, 2015 Details
Zale galbanata
Maple Zale
August 14, 1986 Indy Entomologist Marion County, Indiana, United States January 14, 2015 Details
Zale horrida
Horrid Zale
July 05, 1987 Indy Entomologist Carroll County, Indiana, United States January 15, 2015 Details
Ceratomia undulosa
Waved sphinx
June 13, 1990 EricOlson Vilas County, Wisconsin, United States January 04, 2015 Details
Pachysphinx modesta
Modest sphinx
June 14, 1990 EricOlson Vilas County, Wisconsin, United States January 04, 2015 Details
Pyrrharctia isabella
Isabella Tiger Moth or Banded Woolybear
June 30, 1990 EricOlson Vilas County, Wisconsin, United States January 04, 2015 Details
Catocala habilis
Habilis Underwing
September 06, 1992 Jim Eckert Berks County, Pennsylvania, United States January 06, 2015 Details
Catocala innubens
The Betrothed
July 25, 1993 Jim Eckert Berks County, Pennsylvania, United States January 06, 2015 Details
Habrosyne scripta
Lettered Habrosyne
July 16, 2001 magnunc Monroe County, New York, United States January 16, 2015 Details
Hemaris thysbe
Hummingbird Clearwing
June 23, 2002 cedareden Franklin County, New York, United States January 10, 2015 Details
Estigmene acrea
Salt Marsh Moth or Acrea Moth
April 15, 2004 Indy Entomologist Boone County, Indiana, United States January 16, 2015 Details
Actias luna
Luna moth
May 18, 2004 Indy Entomologist Boone County, Indiana, United States January 12, 2015 Details
Catocala cara
Darling Underwing
August 08, 2004 Indy Entomologist Clinton County, Indiana, United States January 20, 2015 Details
Lophocampa caryae
Hickory Tussock Moth or Hickory Tiger Moth
November 02, 2004 Indy Entomologist Boone County, Indiana, United States January 14, 2015 Details
Amorpha juglandis
Walnut sphinx
June 25, 2005 Indy Entomologist Boone County, Indiana, United States January 15, 2015 Details
Ceratomia undulosa
Waved sphinx
July 04, 2006 Indy Entomologist Clinton County, Indiana, United States January 20, 2015 Details
Catocala insolabilis
Inconsolable Underwing
March 05, 2007 ugugusgili Jackson County, Alabama, United States January 11, 2015 Details
Clydonopteron sacculana March 07, 2007 ugugusgili Jackson County, Alabama, United States January 11, 2015 Details
Heteropacha rileyana
Riley's Lappet Moth
March 07, 2007 ugugusgili Jackson County, Alabama, United States January 11, 2015 Details
Catocala cara
Darling Underwing
May 05, 2007 Indy Entomologist Hendricks County, Indiana, United States January 14, 2015 Details
Haploa lecontei
Leconte's Haploa
June 06, 2007 Indy Entomologist Boone County, Indiana, United States January 16, 2015 Details
Hemaris diffinis
Snowberry Clearwing
July 11, 2007 Indy Entomologist Marion County, Indiana, United States January 20, 2015 Details
Acronicta laetifica
Pleasant Dagger Moth
July 25, 2007 Indy Entomologist Boone County, Indiana, United States January 17, 2015 Details
Amphipyra pyramidoides
Copper Underwing
July 26, 2007 Indy Entomologist Boone County, Indiana, United States January 16, 2015 Details
Coryphista meadii
Barberry Geometer
September 03, 2007 Indy Entomologist Clinton County, Indiana, United States January 19, 2015 Details
Atteva aurea
Ailanthus Webworm Moth
November 02, 2007 Indy Entomologist Boone County, Indiana, United States January 16, 2015 Details
Pyrrharctia isabella
Isabella Tiger Moth or Banded Woolybear
April 15, 2008 Indy Entomologist Boone County, Indiana, United States January 12, 2015 Details
Selenia kentaria
Kent's Geometer
April 20, 2008 Indy Entomologist Marion County, Indiana, United States January 14, 2015 Details
Satyrium californica
California Hairstreak
July 02, 2008 Sue Anderson Siskiyou County, California, United States January 05, 2015 Details
Mythimna unipuncta
Armyworm Moth
July 10, 2008 Indy Entomologist Boone County, Indiana, United States January 14, 2015 Details
Eacles imperialis
Imperial moth
August 10, 2008 Indy Entomologist Boone County, Indiana, United States January 14, 2015 Details
Agrotis ipsilon
Ipsilon Dart
September 26, 2008 Indy Entomologist Boone County, Indiana, United States January 13, 2015 Details
Pachylioides resumens October 11, 2008 czaplak Hidalgo County, Texas, United States January 12, 2015 Details
Automeris io
Io moth
May 06, 2009 Indy Entomologist Boone County, Indiana, United States January 14, 2015 Details
Coryphista meadii
Barberry Geometer
June 27, 2009 Indy Entomologist Boone County, Indiana, United States January 19, 2015 Details
Hypercompe scribonia
Great Leopard Moth
September 11, 2009 Indy Entomologist Marion County, Indiana, United States January 22, 2015 Details
Pleuroprucha insulsaria
Common Tan Wave
October 03, 2009 Jim Eckert Berks County, Pennsylvania, United States January 06, 2015 Details
Nomophila nearctica
Lucerne Moth
July 01, 2010 Indy Entomologist Boone County, Indiana, United States January 14, 2015 Details
Hypoprepia fucosa
Painted Lichen Moth
July 01, 2010 Indy Entomologist Boone County, Indiana, United States January 16, 2015 Details
Heterocampa biundata
Wavy-lined Heterocampa
July 02, 2010 Indy Entomologist Lawrence County, Indiana, United States January 14, 2015 Details
Zale galbanata
Maple Zale
July 02, 2010 Indy Entomologist Lawrence County, Indiana, United States January 17, 2015 Details
Melittia cucurbitae
Squash Vine Borer
July 05, 2010 Indy Entomologist Boone County, Indiana, United States January 16, 2015 Details
Danaus gilippus
Queen
July 19, 2010 Robert Gorman Orange County, California, United States January 08, 2015 Details
Hemaris thysbe
Hummingbird Clearwing
August 04, 2010 Indy Entomologist Boone County, Indiana, United States January 16, 2015 Details
Cydia nigricana
Pea Moth
August 25, 2010 Ilona L. Dane County, Wisconsin, United States January 19, 2015 Details
Spilosoma virginica
Virginian Tiger Moth or Yellow Woolybear Moth
August 27, 2010 Indy Entomologist Boone County, Indiana, United States January 16, 2015 Details
Prochoerodes lineola
Large Maple Spanworm Moth
August 31, 2010 Indy Entomologist Clinton County, Indiana, United States January 20, 2015 Details
Allagrapha aerea
Unspotted Looper Moth
August 31, 2010 Indy Entomologist Clinton County, Indiana, United States January 20, 2015 Details
Chrysodeixis includens
Soybean Looper Moth
September 05, 2010 Indy Entomologist Boone County, Indiana, United States January 16, 2015 Details
Autographa precationis
The Common Looper Moth
September 06, 2010 Indy Entomologist Boone County, Indiana, United States January 17, 2015 Details
Acronicta clarescens September 07, 2010 Jim Eckert Berks County, Pennsylvania, United States January 19, 2015 Details
Datana integerrima
Walnut Caterpillar Moth
September 10, 2010 Indy Entomologist Boone County, Indiana, United States January 17, 2015 Details
Cisseps fulvicollis
Yellow-collared Scape Moth
September 18, 2010 Indy Entomologist Boone County, Indiana, United States January 12, 2015 Details
Feralia comstocki
Comstock's Sallow
April 22, 2011 ugugusgili Swain County, North Carolina, United States January 16, 2015 Details
Hyphantria cunea
Fall Webworm Moth
June 08, 2011 franpope Garrett County, Maryland, United States January 14, 2015 Details
Peridroma saucia
Variegated Cutworm Moth
June 23, 2011 Indy Entomologist Boone County, Indiana, United States January 14, 2015 Details
Poanes zabulon
Zabulon Skipper
August 05, 2011 strixv Anne Arundel County, Maryland, United States January 09, 2015 Details
Nastra lherminier
Swarthy Skipper
August 05, 2011 strixv Anne Arundel County, Maryland, United States January 09, 2015 Details
Poanes zabulon
Zabulon Skipper
August 05, 2011 strixv Anne Arundel County, Maryland, United States January 09, 2015 Details
Pompeius verna
Little Glassywing
August 06, 2011 strixv Anne Arundel County, Maryland, United States January 09, 2015 Details
Polites origenes
Crossline Skipper
August 19, 2011 strixv Anne Arundel County, Maryland, United States January 09, 2015 Details
Speranza colata September 21, 2011 coreyk Clark County, Nevada, United States January 19, 2015 Details
Hylephila phyleus
Fiery Skipper
October 09, 2011 strixv Anne Arundel County, Maryland, United States January 09, 2015 Details
Spodoptera ornithogalli
Yellow-striped Armyworm Moth
November 02, 2011 Indy Entomologist Boone County, Indiana, United States January 16, 2015 Details
Achatia distincta
Distinct Quaker
March 08, 2012 Peter Homann Leon County, Florida, United States January 15, 2015 Details
Lesmone detrahens
Detracted Owlet
March 18, 2012 Peter Homann Leon County, Florida, United States January 21, 2015 Details
Polites themistocles
Tawny-edged Skipper
April 07, 2012 Ken Cheeks Jasper County, South Carolina, United States January 04, 2015 Details
Eusarca confusaria
Confused Eusarca
April 15, 2012 Peter Homann Leon County, Florida, United States January 13, 2015 Details