Recently Verified Sightings

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Species Observation Datesort icon Submitter Location Verified Date
Automeris io
Io moth
October 01, 1992 Greenesnake Gibson County, Tennessee, United States July 24, 2015 Details
Oneida lunulalis
Orange-tufted Oneida Moth
August 10, 2005 rdhealy1951 Hart County, Kentucky, United States July 20, 2015 Details
Lycaena heteronea
Blue Copper
April 26, 2006 lolo Blaine County, Idaho, United States July 27, 2015 Details
Danaus plexippus
Monarch
July 16, 2007 PONYRCR Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, United States July 17, 2015 Details
Phlogophora periculosa
Brown Angle Shades
September 22, 2007 Audrey R Hoff Knox County, Tennessee, United States July 14, 2015 Details
Thorybes bathyllus
Southern Cloudywing
June 27, 2008 Joe Saunders Mercer County, West Virginia, United States July 13, 2015 Details
Boloria chariclea
Arctic Fritillary
July 12, 2008 Ann and Rob Simpson Yellowstone National Park County, Wyoming, United States July 27, 2015 Details
Antheraea polyphemus
Polyphemus moth
July 15, 2008 timlee19 Lucas County, Ohio, United States July 16, 2015 Details
Hyphantria cunea
Fall Webworm Moth
September 07, 2008 Allen Belden Richmond City County, Virginia, United States July 21, 2015 Details
Ogdoconta cinereola
Common Pinkband
July 12, 2009 Allen Belden Richmond City County, Virginia, United States July 11, 2015 Details
Enodia anthedon
Northern Pearly-eye
July 18, 2009 Ron Smith Clarion County, Pennsylvania, United States July 30, 2015 Details
Costaconvexa centrostrigaria
The Bent-line Carpet
July 19, 2009 Allen Belden Richmond City County, Virginia, United States July 16, 2015 Details
Satyrodes appalachia
Appalachian Brown
July 19, 2009 Ron Smith Clarion County, Pennsylvania, United States July 30, 2015 Details
Speyeria aphrodite
Aphrodite Fritillary
July 27, 2009 Ron Smith Clarion County, Pennsylvania, United States July 30, 2015 Details
Hemaris thysbe
Hummingbird Clearwing
August 07, 2009 Allen Belden Richmond City County, Virginia, United States July 20, 2015 Details
Catocala piatrix
The Penitent Underwing
August 21, 2009 Allen Belden Richmond City County, Virginia, United States July 12, 2015 Details
Cupido comyntas
Eastern Tailed-Blue
September 01, 2009 Shirley Wilkerson Comanche County, Texas, United States July 25, 2015 Details
Mocis texana
Texas Mocis
September 18, 2009 Allen Belden Richmond City County, Virginia, United States July 16, 2015 Details
Calycopis cecrops
Red-banded Hairstreak
October 03, 2009 M. Moore Collin County, Texas, United States July 31, 2015 Details
Eurytides marcellus
Zebra Swallowtail
March 28, 2010 ncrosbyrd McIntosh County, Georgia, United States July 16, 2015 Details
Limenitis archippus
Viceroy
May 30, 2010 Pierre Howard Camden County, Georgia, United States July 16, 2015 Details
Speyeria diana
Diana Fritillary
June 18, 2010 ncrosbyrd Rabun County, Georgia, United States July 16, 2015 Details
Speyeria cybele
Great Spangled Fritillary
June 18, 2010 ncrosbyrd Rabun County, Georgia, United States July 16, 2015 Details
Utetheisa ornatrix
Bella Moth
June 18, 2010 mellielong Hillsborough County, Florida, United States July 19, 2015 Details
Renia sobrialis
Sober Renia Moth
June 26, 2010 Allen Belden Richmond City County, Virginia, United States July 16, 2015 Details
Isogona tenuis
Thin-lined Owlet
June 27, 2010 Allen Belden Richmond City County, Virginia, United States July 12, 2015 Details
Palthis asopialis
Faint-spotted Palthis Moth
June 27, 2010 Allen Belden Richmond City County, Virginia, United States July 16, 2015 Details
Epargyreus clarus
Silver-spotted Skipper
July 11, 2010 mellielong Lincoln County, West Virginia, United States July 19, 2015 Details
Junonia coenia
Common Buckeye
July 11, 2010 mellielong Lincoln County, West Virginia, United States July 19, 2015 Details
Chlosyne nycteis
Silvery Checkerspot
July 11, 2010 mellielong Lincoln County, West Virginia, United States July 19, 2015 Details
Battus philenor
Pipevine Swallowtail
July 12, 2010 mellielong Lincoln County, West Virginia, United States July 19, 2015 Details
Hermeuptychia sosybius
Carolina Satyr
July 12, 2010 mellielong Lincoln County, West Virginia, United States July 21, 2015 Details
Phyciodes tharos
Pearl Crescent
July 12, 2010 mellielong Lincoln County, West Virginia, United States July 21, 2015 Details
Cupido comyntas
Eastern Tailed-Blue
July 12, 2010 mellielong Lincoln County, West Virginia, United States July 21, 2015 Details
Limenitis arthemis astyanax
'Astyanax' Red-spotted Purple
July 13, 2010 mellielong Lincoln County, West Virginia, United States July 18, 2015 Details
Papilio glaucus
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail
July 17, 2010 mellielong Jackson County, West Virginia, United States July 19, 2015 Details
Papilio glaucus
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail
July 18, 2010 mellielong Jackson County, West Virginia, United States July 19, 2015 Details
Danaus plexippus
Monarch
July 18, 2010 mellielong Jackson County, West Virginia, United States July 18, 2015 Details
Battus philenor
Pipevine Swallowtail
July 18, 2010 mellielong Jackson County, West Virginia, United States July 18, 2015 Details
Poanes zabulon
Zabulon Skipper
July 18, 2010 mellielong Jackson County, West Virginia, United States July 21, 2015 Details
Phyciodes tharos
Pearl Crescent
July 18, 2010 mellielong Jackson County, West Virginia, United States July 19, 2015 Details
Papilio troilus
Spicebush Swallowtail
July 18, 2010 mellielong Jackson County, West Virginia, United States July 19, 2015 Details
Papilio glaucus
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail
July 18, 2010 mellielong Jackson County, West Virginia, United States July 19, 2015 Details
Epargyreus clarus
Silver-spotted Skipper
July 19, 2010 mellielong Cabell County, West Virginia, United States July 19, 2015 Details
Papilio glaucus
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail
July 19, 2010 mellielong Cabell County, West Virginia, United States July 19, 2015 Details
Plebejus lupini
Lupine Blue
July 20, 2010 Todd Stefanic Butte County, Idaho, United States July 27, 2015 Details
Plebejus melissa
Melissa Blue (includes Karner Blue)
July 20, 2010 Todd Stefanic Butte County, Idaho, United States July 27, 2015 Details
Papilio glaucus
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail
July 20, 2010 mellielong Lincoln County, West Virginia, United States July 19, 2015 Details
Speyeria cybele
Great Spangled Fritillary
July 20, 2010 mellielong Lincoln County, West Virginia, United States July 19, 2015 Details
Enodia anthedon
Northern Pearly-eye
July 20, 2010 mellielong Lincoln County, West Virginia, United States July 19, 2015 Details
Colias eurytheme
Orange Sulphur
July 23, 2010 mellielong Lincoln County, West Virginia, United States July 19, 2015 Details
Hemaris diffinis
Snowberry Clearwing
July 23, 2010 mellielong Lincoln County, West Virginia, United States July 19, 2015 Details
Scopula limboundata
Large Lace-border
August 10, 2010 Allen Belden Richmond City County, Virginia, United States July 21, 2015 Details
Idia americalis
American Idia Moth
September 04, 2010 Allen Belden Richmond City County, Virginia, United States July 12, 2015 Details
Epargyreus clarus
Silver-spotted Skipper
September 18, 2010 Shirley Wilkerson Comanche County, Texas, United States July 25, 2015 Details
Hypena scabra
Green Cloverworm Moth
February 28, 2011 Allen Belden Richmond City County, Virginia, United States July 12, 2015 Details
Danaus plexippus
Monarch
April 08, 2011 ncrosbyrd McIntosh County, Georgia, United States July 16, 2015 Details
Morrisonia confusa
Confused Woodgrain
May 11, 2011 Brittanie New York County, New York, United States July 20, 2015 Details
Adela trigrapha May 13, 2011 ryDLar Josephine County, Oregon, United States July 12, 2015 Details
Eutrapela clemataria
Curved-Toothed Geometer
July 11, 2011 Allen Belden Richmond City County, Virginia, United States July 16, 2015 Details
Colias philodice
Clouded Sulphur
August 02, 2011 Nancy Lea Sandy Natrona County, Wyoming, United States July 27, 2015 Details
Antheraea polyphemus
Polyphemus moth
August 31, 2011 Greenesnake Gibson County, Tennessee, United States July 27, 2015 Details
Eumorpha fasciatus
Banded sphinx
September 01, 2011 Greenesnake Gibson County, Tennessee, United States July 27, 2015 Details
Agrius cingulata
Pink-spotted hawkmoth
September 27, 2011 Greenesnake Gibson County, Tennessee, United States July 27, 2015 Details
Danaus plexippus
Monarch
October 11, 2011 ncrosbyrd McIntosh County, Georgia, United States July 16, 2015 Details
Zale lunata
Lunate Zale
October 22, 2011 Allen Belden Richmond City County, Virginia, United States July 16, 2015 Details
Alsophila pometaria
Fall Cankerworm Moth
December 24, 2011 Allen Belden Richmond City County, Virginia, United States July 16, 2015 Details
Eupithecia miserulata March 14, 2012 Allen Belden Richmond City County, Virginia, United States July 16, 2015 Details
Morrisonia confusa
Confused Woodgrain
March 26, 2012 Allen Belden Richmond City County, Virginia, United States July 15, 2015 Details
Tetracis cachexiata
White Slant-line
May 09, 2012 Dave Wendelken Rockingham County, Virginia, 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
Speyeria atlantis
Atlantis Fritillary
June 08, 2012 martinametz Alberta, Canada July 10, 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
Hermeuptychia sosybius
Carolina Satyr
June 25, 2012 mellielong Lincoln County, West Virginia, United States July 21, 2015 Details
Vanessa virginiensis
American Lady
June 25, 2012 mellielong Lincoln County, West Virginia, United States July 19, 2015 Details
Atalopedes campestris
Sachem
June 25, 2012 mellielong Lincoln County, West Virginia, United States July 21, 2015 Details
Colias eurytheme
Orange Sulphur
June 25, 2012 mellielong Lincoln County, West Virginia, United States July 19, 2015 Details
Epargyreus clarus
Silver-spotted Skipper
June 26, 2012 mellielong Lincoln County, West Virginia, United States July 19, 2015 Details
Vanessa cardui
Painted Lady
June 26, 2012 mellielong Lincoln County, West Virginia, United States July 19, 2015 Details
Vanessa virginiensis
American Lady
June 26, 2012 mellielong Lincoln County, West Virginia, United States July 19, 2015 Details
Cupido comyntas
Eastern Tailed-Blue
June 26, 2012 mellielong Lincoln County, West Virginia, United States July 21, 2015 Details
Pieris rapae
Cabbage White
June 30, 2012 mellielong Lincoln County, West Virginia, United States July 19, 2015 Details
Holochroa dissociarius July 12, 2012 klebo Coconino County, Arizona, United States July 10, 2015 Details
Tolype distincta July 12, 2012 klebo Coconino County, Arizona, United States July 10, 2015 Details
Nomophila nearctica
Lucerne Moth
July 14, 2012 Bill Keim Mercer County, New Jersey, United States July 14, 2015 Details
Plutella xylostella
Diamondback Moth
July 16, 2012 Bill Keim Mercer County, New Jersey, United States July 27, 2015 Details
Speyeria zerene
Zerene Fritillary
July 24, 2012 Todd Stefanic Butte County, Idaho, United States July 27, 2015 Details
Caenurgina erechtea
Forage Looper Moth
July 27, 2012 Allen Belden Richmond City County, Virginia, United States July 12, 2015 Details
Aglais milberti
Milbert's Tortoiseshell
August 15, 2012 martinametz Alberta, Canada July 10, 2015 Details
Pleuroprucha insulsaria
Common Tan Wave
August 29, 2012 Allen Belden Richmond City County, Virginia, United States July 21, 2015 Details
Chrysodeixis includens
Soybean Looper Moth
September 09, 2012 roseanna Pulaski County, Kentucky, United States July 31, 2015 Details
Euchlaena obtusaria
Obtuse Euchlaena
September 10, 2012 Allen Belden Richmond City County, Virginia, United States July 16, 2015 Details
Hyles lineata
White-lined Sphinx
April 03, 2013 PONYRCR Los Angeles County, California, United States July 16, 2015 Details
Chlosyne nycteis
Silvery Checkerspot
May 20, 2013 Mary Franceline Malone Powhatan County, Virginia, United States July 17, 2015 Details
Actias luna
Luna moth
May 22, 2013 South Laurel Laurel County, Kentucky, United States July 16, 2015 Details
Hyalophora cecropia
Cecropia silkmoth
June 01, 2013 Adaossi Alamance County, North Carolina, United States July 19, 2015 Details
Euphydryas anicia
Anicia Checkerspot
June 02, 2013 prairiepix Pennington County, South Dakota, United States July 27, 2015 Details
Prionoxystus macmurtrei
Little Carpenterworm Moth
June 04, 2013 Tindomul1of9 Queens County, New York, United States July 17, 2015 Details
Acleris semipurpurana
Oak Leaftier Moth
June 04, 2013 Tindomul1of9 Queens County, New York, United States July 17, 2015 Details