Recently Verified Sightings

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Species Observation Datesort icon Submitter Location Verified Date
Hydraecia immanis
Hop Vine Borer Moth
September 01, 1980 Tom Middagh Nobles County, Minnesota, United States July 16, 2014 Details
Speyeria diana
Diana Fritillary
June 21, 2005 roseanna McCreary County, Kentucky, United States July 10, 2014 Details
Actias luna
Luna moth
July 21, 2005 stomlins701 Sevier County, Tennessee, United States July 10, 2014 Details
Pyrgus communis
Common Checkered-Skipper
November 05, 2005 roseanna Wayne County, Kentucky, United States July 14, 2014 Details
Agraulis vanillae
Gulf Fritillary
November 09, 2005 roseanna Pulaski County, Kentucky, United States July 13, 2014 Details
Boloria bellona
Meadow Fritillary
November 10, 2005 roseanna Pulaski County, Kentucky, United States July 26, 2014 Details
Agraulis vanillae
Gulf Fritillary
November 11, 2005 roseanna Wayne County, Kentucky, United States July 13, 2014 Details
Polygonia comma
Eastern Comma
March 10, 2006 roseanna Pulaski County, Kentucky, United States July 18, 2014 Details
Chlosyne nycteis
Silvery Checkerspot
May 09, 2006 roseanna Pulaski County, Kentucky, United States July 26, 2014 Details
Danaus plexippus
Monarch
June 15, 2006 roseanna Pulaski County, Kentucky, United States July 14, 2014 Details
Enodia portlandia
Southern Pearly-eye
June 23, 2006 roseanna Pulaski County, Kentucky, United States July 26, 2014 Details
Enodia anthedon
Northern Pearly-eye
June 23, 2006 roseanna Pulaski County, Kentucky, United States July 26, 2014 Details
Asterocampa clyton
Tawny Emperor
June 23, 2006 roseanna Pulaski County, Kentucky, United States July 18, 2014 Details
Enodia creola
Creole Pearly-eye
July 01, 2006 roseanna Pulaski County, Kentucky, United States July 26, 2014 Details
Asterocampa celtis
Hackberry Emperor
August 04, 2006 roseanna Pulaski County, Kentucky, United States July 14, 2014 Details
Polites themistocles
Tawny-edged Skipper
September 01, 2006 Gordilly Harrison County, Iowa, United States July 21, 2014 Details
Plebejus melissa
Melissa Blue (includes Karner Blue)
September 01, 2006 Gordilly Harrison County, Iowa, United States July 21, 2014 Details
Erynnis martialis
Mottled Duskywing
May 17, 2007 Gordilly Pottawattamie County, Iowa, United States July 21, 2014 Details
Euptoieta claudia
Variegated Fritillary
September 03, 2007 Gordilly Pottawattamie County, Iowa, United States July 21, 2014 Details
Vanessa cardui
Painted Lady
November 05, 2007 roseanna Pulaski County, Kentucky, United States July 19, 2014 Details
Polygonia comma
Eastern Comma
August 17, 2008 Jake a Bob Bradford County, Pennsylvania, United States July 20, 2014 Details
Pieris rapae
Cabbage White
August 30, 2008 doris potter Santa Cruz County, Arizona, United States July 28, 2014 Details
Junonia coenia
Common Buckeye
August 30, 2008 doris potter Santa Cruz County, Arizona, United States July 28, 2014 Details
Papilio polyxenes
Black Swallowtail
August 31, 2008 doris potter Cochise County, Arizona, United States July 28, 2014 Details
Danaus gilippus
Queen
August 31, 2008 doris potter Cochise County, Arizona, United States July 28, 2014 Details
Emesis ares
Ares Metalmark
August 31, 2008 doris potter Cochise County, Arizona, United States July 28, 2014 Details
Apyrrothrix araxes
Dull Firetip
August 31, 2008 doris potter Cochise County, Arizona, United States July 28, 2014 Details
Strymon melinus
Gray Hairstreak
August 31, 2008 doris potter Cochise County, Arizona, United States July 28, 2014 Details
Asterocampa leilia
Empress Leilia
September 02, 2008 doris potter Pima County, Arizona, United States July 28, 2014 Details
Zerene cesonia
Southern Dogface
September 02, 2008 doris potter Pima County, Arizona, United States July 28, 2014 Details
Hesperia leonardus
Leonard's Skipper
September 03, 2008 Jake a Bob Bradford County, Pennsylvania, United States July 18, 2014 Details
Enyo lugubris
Mournful sphinx
August 23, 2009 cjrdvm Harris County, Texas, United States July 27, 2014 Details
Hydraecia immanis
Hop Vine Borer Moth
September 16, 2009 Tom Middagh Nobles County, Minnesota, United States July 16, 2014 Details
Lycaena hyllus
Bronze Copper
May 31, 2010 Jake a Bob Bradford County, Pennsylvania, United States July 15, 2014 Details
Pompeius verna
Little Glassywing
June 12, 2010 Gordilly Pottawattamie County, Iowa, United States July 21, 2014 Details
Microcrambus elegans
Elegant Grass-veneer
June 18, 2010 David Trently Franklin County, Tennessee, United States July 26, 2014 Details
Eumarozia malachitana
Sculptured Moth
June 18, 2010 David Trently Franklin County, Tennessee, United States July 26, 2014 Details
Fascista cercerisella
Redbud Leaffolder Moth
June 18, 2010 David Trently Franklin County, Tennessee, United States July 26, 2014 Details
Idia aemula
Common Idia Moth
June 18, 2010 David Trently Franklin County, Tennessee, United States July 27, 2014 Details
Kearfottia albifasciella June 18, 2010 David Trently Franklin County, Tennessee, United States July 26, 2014 Details
Idaea furciferata
Notch-winged Wave
June 18, 2010 David Trently Franklin County, Tennessee, United States July 26, 2014 Details
Virbia aurantiaca
Orange Holomelina
June 18, 2010 David Trently Franklin County, Tennessee, United States July 27, 2014 Details
Melanolophia canadaria
Canadian melanolophia
June 18, 2010 David Trently Franklin County, Tennessee, United States July 26, 2014 Details
Catocala epione
Epione Underwing
June 18, 2010 David Trently Franklin County, Tennessee, United States July 27, 2014 Details
Renia flavipunctalis
Yellow-spotted Renia Moth
June 18, 2010 David Trently Franklin County, Tennessee, United States July 27, 2014 Details
Phytometra rhodarialis
Pink-bordered Yellow Moth
June 19, 2010 David Trently Moore County, Tennessee, United States July 28, 2014 Details
Microcrambus elegans
Elegant Grass-veneer
June 19, 2010 David Trently Moore County, Tennessee, United States July 28, 2014 Details
Misogada unicolor
Drab Prominent
June 19, 2010 David Trently Franklin County, Tennessee, United States July 28, 2014 Details
Amphipyra pyramidoides
Copper Underwing
June 19, 2010 David Trently Franklin County, Tennessee, United States July 28, 2014 Details
Diacme elealis June 19, 2010 David Trently Franklin County, Tennessee, United States July 28, 2014 Details
Atteva aurea
Ailanthus Webworm Moth
June 19, 2010 David Trently Franklin County, Tennessee, United States July 28, 2014 Details
Idia americalis
American Idia Moth
June 19, 2010 David Trently Franklin County, Tennessee, United States July 28, 2014 Details
Hypoprepia miniata
Scarlet-winged Lichen Moth
June 19, 2010 David Trently Franklin County, Tennessee, United States July 28, 2014 Details
Hypsoropha hormos June 19, 2010 David Trently Franklin County, Tennessee, United States July 28, 2014 Details
Metalectra discalis
Common Fungus Moth
June 19, 2010 David Trently Franklin County, Tennessee, United States July 29, 2014 Details
Ledaea perditalis
Lost Owlet Moth
June 19, 2010 David Trently Franklin County, Tennessee, United States July 29, 2014 Details
Catocala micronympha
Little Nymph Underwing
June 20, 2010 David Trently Grundy County, Tennessee, United States July 29, 2014 Details
Haploa lecontei
Leconte's Haploa
June 20, 2010 David Trently Grundy County, Tennessee, United States July 29, 2014 Details
Catocala epione
Epione Underwing
June 20, 2010 David Trently Roane County, Tennessee, United States July 29, 2014 Details
Euclea delphinii
Spiny Oak-slug Moth
July 05, 2010 Jack Senzig Juneau County, Wisconsin, United States July 17, 2014 Details
Oligia fractilinea
Broken-lined Brocade
August 26, 2010 stormyeyes99 Sussex County, New Jersey, United States July 19, 2014 Details
Danaus plexippus
Monarch
August 31, 2010 doris potter Ontario, Canada July 27, 2014 Details
Erynnis brizo
Sleepy Duskywing
March 17, 2011 ddodd Marshall County, Alabama, United States July 21, 2014 Details
Eupackardia calleta
Calleta silkmoth
March 17, 2011 lmreid71 Bexar County, Texas, United States July 27, 2014 Details
Stamnodes animata May 26, 2011 coreyk Clark County, Nevada, United States July 14, 2014 Details
Thorybes pylades
Northern Cloudywing
June 05, 2011 Jake a Bob Bradford County, Pennsylvania, United States July 18, 2014 Details
Hyperstrotia villificans
White-lined Graylet
July 03, 2011 stormyeyes99 Sussex County, New Jersey, United States July 19, 2014 Details
Coloradia pandora
Pandora pinemoth
July 12, 2011 Ubiyen El Dorado County, California, United States July 26, 2014 Details
Catocala innubens
The Betrothed
July 21, 2011 stormyeyes99 Sussex County, New Jersey, United States July 19, 2014 Details
Papilio polyxenes
Black Swallowtail
August 20, 2011 doris potter Ontario, Canada July 27, 2014 Details
Urbanus proteus
Long-tailed Skipper
November 09, 2011 LLJohnson Dominican Republic July 10, 2014 Details
Thisbe irenea
Irenia Metalmark
February 02, 2012 DJHiker Colon Province, Panama July 17, 2014 Details
Nymphidium ascolia
Creamy Metalmark
February 26, 2012 DJHiker Panama Province, Panama July 17, 2014 Details
Palthis asopialis
Faint-spotted Palthis Moth
April 03, 2012 Terry W. Johnson Monroe County, Georgia, United States July 21, 2014 Details
Lacinipolia implicata
Implicit Arches
April 03, 2012 Terry W. Johnson Monroe County, Georgia, United States July 21, 2014 Details
Vanessa virginiensis
American Lady
April 20, 2012 lauragbug Texas, Tarrant County, United States July 29, 2014 Details
Staphylus hayhurstii
Hayhurst's Scallopwing
April 22, 2012 Gordilly Pottawattamie County, Iowa, United States July 21, 2014 Details
Vanessa atalanta
Red Admiral
May 05, 2012 Chris Blomme Ontario, Canada July 24, 2014 Details
Lycaena phlaeas
American Copper
May 12, 2012 Jake a Bob Bradford County, Pennsylvania, United States July 15, 2014 Details
Callophrys niphon
Eastern Pine Elfin
May 13, 2012 Jake a Bob Bradford County, Pennsylvania, United States July 30, 2014 Details
Antheraea polyphemus
Polyphemus moth
May 15, 2012 Chris Blomme Ontario, Canada July 24, 2014 Details
Plebejus saepiolus
Greenish Blue
May 16, 2012 Anna Michele Mccue British Columbia, Canada July 19, 2014 Details
Actias luna
Luna moth
May 31, 2012 kstoss9 Oxford County, Maine, United States July 13, 2014 Details
Monopis pavlovskii June 07, 2012 stormyeyes99 Sussex County, New Jersey, United States July 19, 2014 Details
Antheraea polyphemus
Polyphemus moth
June 15, 2012 nbruns Lafayette County, Missouri, United States July 17, 2014 Details
Iridopsis defectaria
Brown-shaded Gray
June 19, 2012 David Trently Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania, United States July 20, 2014 Details
Aglossa pinguinalis
Large Tabby
July 01, 2012 David Trently Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania, United States July 19, 2014 Details
Speyeria aphrodite
Aphrodite Fritillary
July 01, 2012 soluslupus13 Ontario, Canada July 23, 2014 Details
Coloradia pandora
Pandora pinemoth
July 10, 2012 Ubiyen El Dorado County, California, United States July 26, 2014 Details
Actias luna
Luna moth
July 11, 2012 ofdewdrops Fayette County, Pennsylvania, United States July 23, 2014 Details
Satyrium calanus
Banded Hairstreak
July 14, 2012 doris potter Ontario, Canada July 27, 2014 Details
Celastrina neglecta
Summer Azure
July 14, 2012 doris potter Ontario, Canada July 27, 2014 Details
Phyciodes tharos
Pearl Crescent
July 15, 2012 doris potter Ontario, Canada July 27, 2014 Details
Euphyes vestris
Dun Skipper
July 15, 2012 doris potter Ontario, Canada July 27, 2014 Details
Enodia anthedon
Northern Pearly-eye
July 16, 2012 Paul Tavares Manitoba, Canada July 20, 2014 Details
Speyeria cybele
Great Spangled Fritillary
August 15, 2012 soluslupus13 Ontario, Canada July 23, 2014 Details
Speyeria cybele
Great Spangled Fritillary
August 19, 2012 soluslupus13 Ontario, Canada July 23, 2014 Details
Limenitis arthemis astyanax
'Astyanax' Red-spotted Purple
August 20, 2012 Ordinaryfame York County, Pennsylvania, United States July 11, 2014 Details
Catocala relicta
White Underwing
August 22, 2012 Chris Blomme Ontario, Canada July 24, 2014 Details
Vanessa cardui
Painted Lady
August 23, 2012 Jake a Bob Bradford County, Pennsylvania, United States July 13, 2014 Details