Recently Verified Sightings

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Species Observation Datesort icon Submitter Location Verified Date
Alypia langtoni
Langston's Forester
June 25, 1983 Tom Middagh Lawrence County, South Dakota, United States May 14, 2015 Details
Speranza ribearia
Currant Spanworm Moth
June 14, 1987 Tom Middagh
(Dave Schroeder)
Dewey County, South Dakota, United States May 14, 2015 Details
Panoquina ocola
Ocola Skipper
October 31, 2004 cyric Wakulla County, Florida, United States May 18, 2015 Details
Hemaris diffinis
Snowberry Clearwing
July 06, 2005 curtis.lehman
(Benjamin A. Coulter)
Erie County, Pennsylvania, United States May 04, 2015 Details
Lycaena arota
Tailed Copper
July 17, 2005 Scott E. Severs Garfield County, Colorado, United States May 13, 2015 Details
Hemaris thysbe
Hummingbird Clearwing
July 05, 2007 Gordilly Douglas County, Nebraska, United States May 14, 2015 Details
Agrius cingulata
Pink-spotted hawkmoth
September 29, 2007 Margaret and I 1996 Texas, United States, Webb County May 10, 2015 Details
Sphingicampa heiligbrodti October 15, 2007 Margaret and I 1996 Texas, United States, Webb County May 15, 2015 Details
Drepana arcuata
Arched Hooktip
May 30, 2008 Jeremy Martin Cattaraugus County, New York, United States May 17, 2015 Details
Habrosyne scripta
Lettered Habrosyne
May 30, 2008 Jeremy Martin Cattaraugus County, New York, United States May 17, 2015 Details
Dryocampa rubicunda
Rosy maple moth
May 30, 2008 Jeremy Martin Cattaraugus County, New York, United States May 17, 2015 Details
Eutrapela clemataria
Curved-Toothed Geometer
May 31, 2008 Jeremy Martin Cattaraugus County, New York, United States May 17, 2015 Details
Plagodis phlogosaria
Straight-lined Plagodis
May 31, 2008 Jeremy Martin Cattaraugus County, New York, United States May 17, 2015 Details
Grammia phyllira
Phyllira Tiger Moth
June 28, 2009 Tom Middagh Clay County, South Dakota, United States May 14, 2015 Details
Erynnis baptisiae
Wild Indigo Duskywing
July 12, 2009 Gordilly Douglas County, Nebraska, United States May 14, 2015 Details
Eurytides marcellus
Zebra Swallowtail
July 31, 2009 Gordilly Richardson County, Nebraska, United States May 14, 2015 Details
Megisto cymela
Little Wood-Satyr
July 31, 2009 Gordilly Nemaha County, Nebraska, United States May 14, 2015 Details
Catocala ultronia
Ultronia Underwing
August 09, 2009 Tom Middagh Clay County, South Dakota, United States May 14, 2015 Details
Erinnyis obscura
Obscure sphinx
November 08, 2009 Margaret and I 1996 Texas, United States, Webb County May 10, 2015 Details
Clepsis melaleucana
Black-patched Clepsis Moth
May 31, 2010 Jeremy Martin Cattaraugus County, New York, United States May 23, 2015 Details
Hydrelia inornata May 31, 2010 Jeremy Martin Cattaraugus County, New York, United States May 23, 2015 Details
Leuconycta diphteroides
Green Leuconycta
May 31, 2010 Jeremy Martin Cattaraugus County, New York, United States May 23, 2015 Details
Acronicta lepusculina
Cottonwood Dagger Moth
May 31, 2010 Jeremy Martin Cattaraugus County, New York, United States May 23, 2015 Details
Palthis angulalis
Dark-spotted Palthis Moth
May 31, 2010 Jeremy Martin Cattaraugus County, New York, United States May 23, 2015 Details
Mesoleuca ruficillata
White-ribboned Carpet Moth
May 31, 2010 Jeremy Martin Cattaraugus County, New York, United States May 23, 2015 Details
Cerma cerintha
Tufted Bird-Dropping Moth
May 31, 2010 Jeremy Martin Cattaraugus County, New York, United States May 23, 2015 Details
Baileya ophthalmica
Eyed Baileya
May 31, 2010 Jeremy Martin Cattaraugus County, New York, United States May 24, 2015 Details
Caenurgina crassiuscula
Clover Looper Moth
July 12, 2010 Betsy Higgins Hampshire County, Massachusetts, United States May 19, 2015 Details
Chlosyne gorgone
Gorgone Checkerspot
July 25, 2010 Gordilly Douglas County, Nebraska, United States May 14, 2015 Details
Hylephila phyleus
Fiery Skipper
July 27, 2010 Gordilly Douglas County, Nebraska, United States May 14, 2015 Details
Caenurgina erechtea
Forage Looper Moth
August 22, 2010 Gordilly Douglas County, Nebraska, United States May 14, 2015 Details
Systasea pulverulenta
Texas Powdered Skipper
August 22, 2010 pattypasztor Texas, Kendall County, United States May 21, 2015 Details
Strymon istapa
Mallow Scrub-Hairstreak
September 02, 2010 pattypasztor Texas, Kendall County, United States May 24, 2015 Details
Manduca sexta
Carolina sphinx
September 22, 2010 Margaret and I 1996 Texas, United States, Webb County May 10, 2015 Details
Phyciodes phaon
Phaon Crescent
September 29, 2010 Gordilly Douglas County, Nebraska, United States May 14, 2015 Details
Pyrgus communis
Common Checkered-Skipper
October 17, 2010 Gordilly Douglas County, Nebraska, United States May 14, 2015 Details
Hemaris diffinis
Snowberry Clearwing
April 14, 2011 curtis.lehman
(Jerry McWilliams)
Erie County, Pennsylvania, United States May 04, 2015 Details
Ascalapha odorata
Black Witch
October 10, 2011 Margaret and I 1996 Texas, United States, Webb County May 10, 2015 Details
Megalographa biloba
Bilobed Looper Moth
March 25, 2012 Tom Middagh Clay County, South Dakota, United States May 14, 2015 Details
Simyra insularis
Henry's Marsh Moth
March 25, 2012 Tom Middagh Clay County, South Dakota, United States May 14, 2015 Details
Eutrapela clemataria
Curved-Toothed Geometer
March 25, 2012 Tom Middagh Clay County, South Dakota, United States May 14, 2015 Details
Schinia volupia April 10, 2012 Margaret and I 1996 Texas, United States, Webb County May 06, 2015 Details
Raphia abrupta
Abrupt Brother
June 03, 2012 Tom Middagh Clay County, South Dakota, United States May 14, 2015 Details
Leuconycta diphteroides
Green Leuconycta
June 03, 2012 Tom Middagh Clay County, South Dakota, United States May 14, 2015 Details
Pyrrharctia isabella
Isabella Tiger Moth or Banded Woolybear
June 09, 2012 LinRandolph Ashtabula County, Ohio, United States May 06, 2015 Details
Ancyloxypha numitor
Least Skipper
June 22, 2012 Gordilly Douglas County, Nebraska, United States May 14, 2015 Details
Satyrium calanus
Banded Hairstreak
June 23, 2012 Gordilly Douglas County, Nebraska, United States May 14, 2015 Details
Hemileuca hera
Hera buckmoth
July 28, 2012 ryDLar Harney County, Oregon, United States May 13, 2015 Details
Phaecasiophora niveiguttana
Labyrinth Moth
August 12, 2012 LinRandolph Ashtabula County, Ohio, United States May 21, 2015 Details
Hemaris thysbe
Hummingbird Clearwing
August 29, 2012 LinRandolph Ashtabula County, Ohio, United States May 06, 2015 Details
Sparganothis reticulatana
Reticulated Fruitworm Moth
September 06, 2012 LinRandolph Ashtabula County, Ohio, United States May 05, 2015 Details
Meropleon diversicolor September 13, 2012 LinRandolph Ashtabula County, Ohio, United States May 21, 2015 Details
Tolype velleda
Large Tolype Moth
September 16, 2012 LinRandolph Ashtabula County, Ohio, United States May 07, 2015 Details
Nepytia canosaria
False Hemlock Looper Moth
September 21, 2012 LinRandolph Ashtabula County, Ohio, United States May 05, 2015 Details
Hypena scabra
Green Cloverworm Moth
November 11, 2012 LinRandolph Ashtabula County, Ohio, United States May 06, 2015 Details
Melipotis indomita
Indomitable Melipotis
November 12, 2012 Margaret and I 1996 Texas, United States, Webb County May 15, 2015 Details
Copanarta aurea November 17, 2012 Margaret and I 1996 Texas, United States, Webb County May 22, 2015 Details
Cucullia laetifica November 18, 2012 Margaret and I 1996 Texas, United States, Webb County May 15, 2015 Details
Proserpinus clarkiae
Clark's sphinx
May 13, 2013 M Kuhlman Missoula County, Montana, United States May 20, 2015 Details
Pero honestaria
Honest Pero
May 17, 2013 LinRandolph Ashtabula County, Ohio, United States May 06, 2015 Details
Meganola phylla May 19, 2013 LinRandolph Ashtabula County, Ohio, United States May 09, 2015 Details
Acronicta lobeliae
Lobelia Dagger Moth
May 20, 2013 LinRandolph Ashtabula County, Ohio, United States May 05, 2015 Details
Leuconycta diphteroides
Green Leuconycta
May 20, 2013 LinRandolph Ashtabula County, Ohio, United States May 06, 2015 Details
Simyra insularis
Henry's Marsh Moth
May 20, 2013 LinRandolph Ashtabula County, Ohio, United States May 06, 2015 Details
Zale horrida
Horrid Zale
May 20, 2013 LinRandolph Ashtabula County, Ohio, United States May 06, 2015 Details
Digrammia gnophosaria
Hollow-spotted Angle
May 21, 2013 LinRandolph Ashtabula County, Ohio, United States May 06, 2015 Details
Phyllodesma americana
Lappet Moth
May 21, 2013 LinRandolph Ashtabula County, Ohio, United States May 07, 2015 Details
Besma quercivoraria
Oak Besma
May 26, 2013 LinRandolph Ashtabula County, Ohio, United States May 19, 2015 Details
Eufidonia notataria
Powder Moth
May 26, 2013 LinRandolph Ashtabula County, Ohio, United States May 21, 2015 Details
Chytolita morbidalis
Morbid Owlet Moth
May 28, 2013 LinRandolph Ashtabula County, Ohio, United States May 21, 2015 Details
Phaeoura quernaria
Oak Beauty
May 28, 2013 LinRandolph Ashtabula County, Ohio, United States May 21, 2015 Details
Melanomma auricinctaria May 29, 2013 LinRandolph Ashtabula County, Ohio, United States May 05, 2015 Details
Zanclognatha pedipilalis
Grayish Zanclognatha Moth
May 29, 2013 LinRandolph Ashtabula County, Ohio, United States May 05, 2015 Details
Plagodis serinaria
Lemon Plagodis
May 29, 2013 LinRandolph Ashtabula County, Ohio, United States May 07, 2015 Details
Hypena palparia
Mottled Bomolocha Moth
May 29, 2013 LinRandolph Ashtabula County, Ohio, United States May 21, 2015 Details
Elophila gyralis May 29, 2013 LinRandolph Ashtabula County, Ohio, United States May 21, 2015 Details
Desmia funeralis/maculalis May 30, 2013 LinRandolph Ashtabula County, Ohio, United States May 05, 2015 Details
Biston betularia
Pepper and Salt Geometer
May 30, 2013 LinRandolph Ashtabula County, Ohio, United States May 20, 2015 Details
Pseudeustrotia carneola
Pink-barred Pseudeustrotia
May 30, 2013 LinRandolph Ashtabula County, Ohio, United States May 20, 2015 Details
Anisota virginiensis
Pink-striped oakworm moth
May 30, 2013 LinRandolph Ashtabula County, Ohio, United States May 20, 2015 Details
Pseudosciaphila duplex
Poplar Leafroller
May 30, 2013 LinRandolph Ashtabula County, Ohio, United States May 21, 2015 Details
Automeris io
Io moth
June 01, 2013 LinRandolph Ashtabula County, Ohio, United States May 06, 2015 Details
Euchlaena johnsonaria
Johnson's Euchlaena
June 01, 2013 LinRandolph Ashtabula County, Ohio, United States May 06, 2015 Details
Xanthorhoe labradorensis
Labrador Carpet Moth
June 01, 2013 LinRandolph Ashtabula County, Ohio, United States May 06, 2015 Details
Phaneta formosana
Beautiful Phaneta Moth
June 01, 2013 LinRandolph Ashtabula County, Ohio, United States May 21, 2015 Details
Scopula cacuminaria
Frosted Tan Wave
June 02, 2013 LinRandolph Ashtabula County, Ohio, United States May 05, 2015 Details
Pasiphila rectangulata
Green Pug
June 07, 2013 LinRandolph Ashtabula County, Ohio, United States May 06, 2015 Details
Lophocampa caryae
Hickory Tussock Moth or Hickory Tiger Moth
June 07, 2013 LinRandolph Ashtabula County, Ohio, United States May 06, 2015 Details
Aglossa pinguinalis
Large Tabby
June 07, 2013 LinRandolph Ashtabula County, Ohio, United States May 07, 2015 Details
Noctua pronuba
European Yellow Underwing
June 07, 2013 LinRandolph Ashtabula County, Ohio, United States May 07, 2015 Details
Euchlaena irraria
Least-marked Euchlaena
June 07, 2013 LinRandolph Ashtabula County, Ohio, United States May 07, 2015 Details
Euchlaena muzaria June 07, 2013 LinRandolph Ashtabula County, Ohio, United States May 21, 2015 Details
Acronicta noctivaga
Night-wandering Dagger Moth
June 07, 2013 LinRandolph Ashtabula County, Ohio, United States May 21, 2015 Details
Clemensia albata
Little White Lichen Moth
June 08, 2013 LinRandolph Ashtabula County, Ohio, United States May 08, 2015 Details
Parallelia bistriaris
Maple Looper Moth
June 09, 2013 LinRandolph Ashtabula County, Ohio, United States May 08, 2015 Details
Packardia geminata June 10, 2013 LinRandolph Ashtabula County, Ohio, United States May 06, 2015 Details
Xestia dolosa
Greater Black-letter Dart
June 11, 2013 LinRandolph Ashtabula County, Ohio, United States May 05, 2015 Details
Grammia virgo
Virgin Tiger Moth
June 13, 2013 franpope Garrett County, Maryland, United States May 04, 2015 Details
Hypena manalis
Flowing-line Bomolocha Moth
June 15, 2013 LinRandolph Ashtabula County, Ohio, United States May 05, 2015 Details
Dichomeris inserrata June 15, 2013 LinRandolph Ashtabula County, Ohio, United States May 06, 2015 Details