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 Datesort icon Submitter Location Verified Date
Acronicta americana
American Dagger Moth
August 29, 2008 devjohnstone Nova Scotia, Canada May 31, 2016 Details
Platarctia parthenos
St. Lawrence Tiger Moth
July 04, 2009 devjohnstone Nova Scotia, Canada May 30, 2016 Details
Macaria aemulataria
Common Angle
July 05, 2009 devjohnstone Nova Scotia, Canada May 30, 2016 Details
Heliomata cycladata
Common Spring Moth
June 09, 2010 devjohnstone Nova Scotia, Canada May 30, 2016 Details
Pyrisitia lisa
Little Yellow
July 27, 2010 Gordilly Douglas County, Nebraska, United States May 30, 2016 Details
Colias eurytheme
Orange Sulphur
August 01, 2010 Gordilly Douglas County, Nebraska, United States May 30, 2016 Details
Sphingicampa bicolor
Bicolored honey locust moth
August 05, 2011 Gordilly Douglas County, Nebraska, United States May 30, 2016 Details
Smerinthus jamaicensis
Twin-spotted sphinx
August 05, 2011 Gordilly Douglas County, Nebraska, United States May 30, 2016 Details
Zale lunata
Lunate Zale
November 13, 2011 GoldenRose82 Carter County, Kentucky, United States May 11, 2016 Details
Hyalophora cecropia
Cecropia silkmoth
June 01, 2012 Kaptnsplash Cheshire County, New Hampshire, United States May 27, 2016 Details
Heliothis virescens
Tobacco Budworm Moth
June 22, 2012 Gordilly Douglas County, Nebraska, United States May 30, 2016 Details
Amphion floridensis
Nessus sphinx
June 22, 2012 Trailmaker Jefferson County, Ohio, United States May 16, 2016 Details
Hemaris diffinis
Snowberry Clearwing
June 23, 2012 Trailmaker Jefferson County, Ohio, United States May 16, 2016 Details
Darapsa myron
Virginia creeper sphinx
July 29, 2012 jrossbell@gmail.com Morgan County, Kentucky, United States May 18, 2016 Details
Speyeria hesperis
Northwestern Fritillary
August 11, 2012 COA1955 Clear Creek County, Colorado, United States May 22, 2016 Details
Speyeria coronis
Coronis Fritillary
August 11, 2012 COA1955 Clear Creek County, Colorado, United States May 22, 2016 Details
Cirrhophanus triangulifer
Goldenrod Stowaway
August 29, 2012 jrossbell@gmail.com Morgan County, Kentucky, United States May 18, 2016 Details
Palthis asopialis
Faint-spotted Palthis Moth
September 03, 2012 jrossbell@gmail.com Morgan County, Kentucky, United States May 18, 2016 Details
Chrysodeixis includens
Soybean Looper Moth
September 18, 2012 jrossbell@gmail.com Morgan County, Kentucky, United States May 18, 2016 Details
Eulithis sp. September 18, 2012 jrossbell@gmail.com Morgan County, Kentucky, United States May 18, 2016 Details
Apatelodes torrefacta
Spotted Apatelodes Moth
July 19, 2013 jrossbell@gmail.com Morgan County, Kentucky, United States May 18, 2016 Details
Celastrina neglecta
Summer Azure
August 19, 2013 Trailmaker Jefferson County, Ohio, United States May 10, 2016 Details
Junonia coenia
Common Buckeye
August 23, 2013 Bdmc1900 Lancaster County, Nebraska, United States May 30, 2016 Details
Ennomos magnaria
Maple Spanworm
October 12, 2013 TheWayfarer21 Ocean County, New Jersey, United States May 20, 2016 Details
Plagodis kuetzingi
The Purple Plagodis
May 07, 2014 GoldenRose82 Carter County, Kentucky, United States May 13, 2016 Details
Melanolophia canadaria
Canadian melanolophia
May 25, 2014 sh11 Ontario, Canada May 17, 2016 Details
Mathildana newmanella June 03, 2014 GoldenRose82 Carter County, Kentucky, United States May 14, 2016 Details
Caripeta piniata
Northern Pine Looper Moth
June 09, 2014 sh11 Ontario, Canada May 22, 2016 Details
Leucania inermis
Unarmed Wainscot
June 26, 2014 sh11 Ontario, Canada May 18, 2016 Details
Satyrium calanus
Banded Hairstreak
June 29, 2014 Trailmaker Jefferson County, Ohio, United States May 10, 2016 Details
Donacaula longirostrella July 05, 2014 Betsy Higgins Hampshire County, Massachusetts, United States May 12, 2016 Details
Parnassius smintheus
Rocky Mountain Parnassian
July 05, 2014 PDunwiddie Kittitas County, Washington, United States May 30, 2016 Details
Papilio eurymedon
Pale Swallowtail
July 05, 2014 PDunwiddie Kittitas County, Washington, United States May 31, 2016 Details
Chlosyne hoffmanni
Hoffmann's Checkerspot
July 05, 2014 PDunwiddie Kittitas County, Washington, United States May 31, 2016 Details
Chlosyne hoffmanni
Hoffmann's Checkerspot
July 05, 2014 PDunwiddie Kittitas County, Washington, United States May 31, 2016 Details
Phyciodes pulchella
Field Crescent
July 05, 2014 PDunwiddie Kittitas County, Washington, United States May 31, 2016 Details
Celastrina echo
Echo Azure
July 05, 2014 PDunwiddie Kittitas County, Washington, United States May 31, 2016 Details
Catocala crataegi
Hawthorn Underwing
July 17, 2014 sh11 Ontario, Canada May 11, 2016 Details
Zale minerea
Colorful Zale
July 20, 2014 GoldenRose82 Carter County, Kentucky, United States May 11, 2016 Details
Catocala crataegi
Hawthorn Underwing
July 22, 2014 sh11 Ontario, Canada May 12, 2016 Details
Catocala blandula
Charming Underwing Moth
July 22, 2014 sh11 Ontario, Canada May 23, 2016 Details
Plagodis phlogosaria
Straight-lined Plagodis
July 27, 2014 GoldenRose82 Carter County, Kentucky, United States May 14, 2016 Details
Actias luna
Luna moth
July 29, 2014 rylee.epp Lancaster County, Nebraska, United States May 28, 2016 Details
Caripeta angustiorata
Brown Pine Looper
July 31, 2014 devjohnstone Nova Scotia, Canada May 30, 2016 Details
Leucania commoides August 01, 2014 sh11 Ontario, Canada May 24, 2016 Details
Metanema inatomaria
Pale Metanema
August 01, 2014 devjohnstone Nova Scotia, Canada May 30, 2016 Details
Pseudeustrotia carneola
Pink-barred Pseudeustrotia
August 02, 2014 devjohnstone Nova Scotia, Canada May 30, 2016 Details
Ceratomia undulosa
Waved sphinx
August 03, 2014 devjohnstone Nova Scotia, Canada May 30, 2016 Details
Chrysoclista linneella
Linnaeus's Spangle-wing
August 05, 2014 Betsy Higgins Hampshire County, Massachusetts, United States May 10, 2016 Details
Olethreutes tilianum August 07, 2014 sh11 Ontario, Canada May 10, 2016 Details
Catocala connubialis
Connubial Underwing
August 08, 2014 Betsy Higgins Hampshire County, Massachusetts, United States May 10, 2016 Details
Catocala lineella
Girlfriend Underwing
August 08, 2014 sh11 Ontario, Canada May 12, 2016 Details
Deltote bellicula
Bog Deltote
August 15, 2014 Betsy Higgins Hampshire County, Massachusetts, United States May 10, 2016 Details
Haematopis grataria
Chickweed Geometer
August 16, 2014 Chrissy G Waukesha County, Wisconsin, United States May 28, 2016 Details
Aglais milberti
Milbert's Tortoiseshell
August 18, 2014 Trailmaker Jefferson County, Ohio, United States May 10, 2016 Details
Chionodes bicostomaculella August 20, 2014 Betsy Higgins Hampshire County, Massachusetts, United States May 12, 2016 Details
Prochoerodes lineola
Large Maple Spanworm Moth
August 20, 2014 devjohnstone Nova Scotia, Canada May 27, 2016 Details
Lymantria dispar
Gypsy Moth
August 20, 2014 devjohnstone Nova Scotia, Canada May 30, 2016 Details
Gnorimoschema gallaesolidaginis
Goldenrod Gall Moth
August 22, 2014 Betsy Higgins Hampshire County, Massachusetts, United States May 12, 2016 Details
Carmenta bassiformis
Eupatorium Borer Moth
August 28, 2014 GoldenRose82 Carter County, Kentucky, United States May 11, 2016 Details
Pseudohermonassa bicarnea
Pink-spotted Dart
August 29, 2014 sh11 Ontario, Canada May 17, 2016 Details
Zale galbanata
Maple Zale
September 09, 2014 CA Ivy Sebastian County, Arkansas, United States May 12, 2016 Details
Enargia decolor
Pale Enargia
September 13, 2014 devjohnstone Nova Scotia, Canada May 30, 2016 Details
Pennisetia marginata
Raspberry Crown Borer Moth
September 18, 2014 GoldenRose82 Carter County, Kentucky, United States May 11, 2016 Details
Lambdina fiscellaria
Hemlock Looper
September 18, 2014 devjohnstone Nova Scotia, Canada May 30, 2016 Details
Papaipema inquaesita
Sensitive Fern Borer Moth
September 18, 2014 devjohnstone Nova Scotia, Canada May 30, 2016 Details
Catocala palaeogama
Oldwife Underwing
September 19, 2014 Bill Keim Carbon County, Pennsylvania, United States May 18, 2016 Details
Catocala concumbens
Sleepy Underwing
September 21, 2014 devjohnstone Nova Scotia, Canada May 27, 2016 Details
Evergestis pallidata
Purple-backed Cabbageworm
September 21, 2014 devjohnstone Nova Scotia, Canada May 27, 2016 Details
Autographa precationis
The Common Looper Moth
September 23, 2014 devjohnstone Nova Scotia, Canada May 30, 2016 Details
Coryphista meadii
Barberry Geometer
September 24, 2014 devjohnstone Nova Scotia, Canada May 27, 2016 Details
Simyra insularis
Henry's Marsh Moth
September 25, 2014 devjohnstone Nova Scotia, Canada May 27, 2016 Details
Nepytia canosaria
False Hemlock Looper Moth
September 26, 2014 devjohnstone Nova Scotia, Canada May 27, 2016 Details
Idia aemula
Common Idia Moth
September 26, 2014 devjohnstone Nova Scotia, Canada May 30, 2016 Details
Idia americalis
American Idia Moth
September 27, 2014 devjohnstone Nova Scotia, Canada May 27, 2016 Details
Tricholita signata
Signate Quaker
September 28, 2014 Sastro Worcester County, Maryland, United States May 12, 2016 Details
Patalene olyzonaria
Juniper Geometer
September 28, 2014 Sastro Worcester County, Maryland, United States May 12, 2016 Details
Euxoa violaris
Violet Dart
September 28, 2014 Sastro Worcester County, Maryland, United States May 14, 2016 Details
Cingilia catenaria
Chain-dotted Geometer
September 28, 2014 devjohnstone Nova Scotia, Canada May 27, 2016 Details
Tetanolita mynesalis
Smoky Tetanolita Moth
September 30, 2014 Sastro Worcester County, Maryland, United States May 27, 2016 Details
Eulithis sp. September 30, 2014 Sastro Worcester County, Maryland, United States May 26, 2016 Details
Prochoerodes lineola
Large Maple Spanworm Moth
September 30, 2014 Sastro Worcester County, Maryland, United States May 29, 2016 Details
Orgyia definita
Definite Tussock Moth
October 02, 2014 Sastro Worcester County, Maryland, United States May 30, 2016 Details
Catocala badia
Bay Underwing or Badia Underwing
October 05, 2014 sh11 Ontario, Canada May 12, 2016 Details
Thera juniperata
Juniper Carpet
October 07, 2014 devjohnstone Nova Scotia, Canada May 30, 2016 Details
Epirrita autumnata
Autumnal Moth
October 08, 2014 devjohnstone Nova Scotia, Canada May 30, 2016 Details
Operophtera bruceata
The Bruce Spanworm
October 25, 2014 devjohnstone Nova Scotia, Canada May 30, 2016 Details
Pseudexentera cressoniana
Shagbark Hickory Leafroller Moth
April 13, 2015 Betsy Higgins Hampshire County, Massachusetts, United States May 13, 2016 Details
Amorbia humerosana
White-lined Leafroller
May 06, 2015 AllenRatz Buncombe County, North Carolina, United States May 26, 2016 Details
Psaphida electilis
Chosen Sallow
May 08, 2015 Betsy Higgins Hampshire County, Massachusetts, United States May 16, 2016 Details
Renia discoloralis
Discolored Renia Moth
May 10, 2015 Ken Cheeks McCormick County, South Carolina, United States May 10, 2016 Details
Semioscopis aurorella May 10, 2015 devjohnstone Nova Scotia, Canada May 26, 2016 Details
Rhopobota dietziana May 12, 2015 Betsy Higgins Hampshire County, Massachusetts, United States May 21, 2016 Details
Anticlea multiferata
Many-lined Carpet
May 15, 2015 Betsy Higgins Hampshire County, Massachusetts, United States May 22, 2016 Details
Hyppa xylinoides
Common Hyppa
May 16, 2015 sh11 Ontario, Canada May 16, 2016 Details
Antheraea polyphemus
Polyphemus moth
May 19, 2015 Lisa Forbes Lancaster County, Nebraska, United States May 28, 2016 Details
Alypia octomaculata
Eight-spotted Forester
May 24, 2015 JdyJdyJdy Scotts Bluff County, Nebraska, United States May 30, 2016 Details
Hellinsia lacteodactylus May 27, 2015 sh11 Ontario, Canada May 12, 2016 Details
Spilosoma latipennis
Pink-Legged Tiger Moth
May 28, 2015 sh11 Ontario, Canada May 24, 2016 Details
Costaconvexa centrostrigaria
The Bent-line Carpet
May 29, 2015 devjohnstone Nova Scotia, Canada May 26, 2016 Details