Recently Verified Sightings

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Species Observation Datesort icon Submitter Location Verified Date
Euphydryas anicia
Anicia Checkerspot
May 18, 1998 mburnham Jefferson County, Colorado, United States June 19, 2016 Details
Acharia stimulea
Saddleback Caterpillar Moth
December 03, 2006 PhotoTime Texas, Panola County, United States June 05, 2016 Details
Callophrys henrici
Henry's Elfin
May 12, 2009 yardbird Cape May County, New Jersey, United States June 07, 2016 Details
Acronicta dactylina
Fingered Dagger Moth
September 29, 2009 ebroderick Snohomish County, Washington, United States June 21, 2016 Details
Chlosyne gorgone
Gorgone Checkerspot
May 08, 2010 Pierre Howard Rabun County, Georgia, United States June 12, 2016 Details
Strymon melinus
Gray Hairstreak
May 21, 2011 yardbird Cumberland County, New Jersey, United States June 07, 2016 Details
Adelpha eulalia
Arizona Sister
August 11, 2011 GCSnelling Cochise County, Arizona, United States June 17, 2016 Details
Phyciodes batesii
Tawny Crescent
April 25, 2012 Pierre Howard Rabun County, Georgia, United States June 11, 2016 Details
Helcystogramma melanocarpa June 22, 2012 ozcomomoths Ozark County, Missouri, United States June 14, 2016 Details
Speyeria cybele
Great Spangled Fritillary
August 21, 2012 virginia.reif Fairfield County, Connecticut, United States June 14, 2016 Details
Celastrina idella
Holly Azure
March 30, 2013 Pierre Howard Georgia, United States, Ware County June 11, 2016 Details
Hesperopsis libya
Mohave Sootywing
April 21, 2013 GCSnelling San Bernardino County, California, United States June 18, 2016 Details
Cercyonis pegala
Common Wood-Nymph
July 14, 2013 SaraJE Ontario, Canada June 05, 2016 Details
Echinargus isola
Reakirt's Blue
July 22, 2013 GCSnelling Cochise County, Arizona, United States June 17, 2016 Details
Plebejus lupini
Lupine Blue
July 22, 2013 GCSnelling Cochise County, Arizona, United States June 17, 2016 Details
Anavitrinella pampinaria
Common Gray
July 26, 2013 Nick Pulcinella Chester County, Pennsylvania, United States June 15, 2016 Details
Epargyreus clarus
Silver-spotted Skipper
July 28, 2013 SaraJE Ontario, Canada June 05, 2016 Details
Cercyonis pegala
Common Wood-Nymph
July 30, 2013 RWRobb Alberta, Canada June 21, 2016 Details
Patalene olyzonaria
Juniper Geometer
August 02, 2013 Nick Pulcinella Chester County, Pennsylvania, United States June 14, 2016 Details
Autographa precationis
The Common Looper Moth
August 05, 2013 SaraJE Ontario, Canada June 05, 2016 Details
Coelostathma discopunctana
The Batman Moth
August 20, 2013 PetuniaJen Fayette County, Kentucky, United States June 19, 2016 Details
Papilio cresphontes
Giant Swallowtail
October 02, 2013 Snyder@rcrcd.org Riverside County, California, United States June 25, 2016 Details
Papilio polyxenes
Black Swallowtail
March 29, 2014 GCSnelling San Bernardino County, California, United States June 08, 2016 Details
Phigalia titea
Spiny Looper
April 02, 2014 Nick Pulcinella Chester County, Pennsylvania, United States June 14, 2016 Details
Papilio polyxenes
Black Swallowtail
April 12, 2014 GCSnelling San Bernardino County, California, United States June 18, 2016 Details
Semioscopis inornata May 10, 2014 devjohnstone Nova Scotia, Canada June 05, 2016 Details
Antheraea polyphemus
Polyphemus moth
June 06, 2014 altairpilot King County, Washington, United States June 23, 2016 Details
Pachysphinx modesta
Modest sphinx
June 23, 2014 devjohnstone Nova Scotia, Canada June 09, 2016 Details
Polites vibex
Whirlabout
July 03, 2014 sunfire50 Orange County, Florida, United States June 18, 2016 Details
Antheraea polyphemus
Polyphemus moth
July 11, 2014 Trailmaker Jefferson County, Ohio, United States June 15, 2016 Details
Sphinx chersis
Great ash sphinx
July 19, 2014 devjohnstone Nova Scotia, Canada June 09, 2016 Details
Heterocampa guttivitta
Maple Prominent
July 22, 2014 Nick Pulcinella Chester County, Pennsylvania, United States June 16, 2016 Details
Pyrausta orphisalis
Orange Mint Moth
July 28, 2014 devjohnstone Nova Scotia, Canada June 09, 2016 Details
Phyciodes mylitta
Mylitta Crescent
July 30, 2014 GCSnelling Cochise County, Arizona, United States June 12, 2016 Details
Halysidota davisii July 31, 2014 GCSnelling Cochise County, Arizona, United States June 16, 2016 Details
Pachysphinx occidentalis
Big poplar sphinx
July 31, 2014 GCSnelling Cochise County, Arizona, United States June 16, 2016 Details
Halysidota tessellaris
Banded Tussock Moth or Pale Tiger Moth
July 31, 2014 devjohnstone Nova Scotia, Canada June 09, 2016 Details
Rivula propinqualis
Spotted Grass Moth
July 31, 2014 devjohnstone Nova Scotia, Canada June 10, 2016 Details
Ennomos subsignaria
Elm Spanworm Moth
August 01, 2014 devjohnstone Nova Scotia, Canada June 12, 2016 Details
Idaea dimidiata
Single-dotted Wave
August 01, 2014 devjohnstone Nova Scotia, Canada June 10, 2016 Details
Catocala antinympha
Sweetfern Underwing
August 03, 2014 devjohnstone Nova Scotia, Canada June 09, 2016 Details
Epargyreus clarus
Silver-spotted Skipper
August 17, 2014 Trailmaker Jefferson County, Ohio, United States June 15, 2016 Details
Phlogophora periculosa
Brown Angle Shades
August 22, 2014 devjohnstone Nova Scotia, Canada June 09, 2016 Details
Plusia contexta
Connected Looper Moth
August 23, 2014 devjohnstone Nova Scotia, Canada June 09, 2016 Details
Chlosyne nycteis
Silvery Checkerspot
September 16, 2014 Pierre Howard Grady County, Georgia, United States June 11, 2016 Details
Agrotis venerabilis
Venerable Dart
September 21, 2014 devjohnstone Nova Scotia, Canada June 16, 2016 Details
Anathix puta
Poplar Catkin Moth
September 23, 2014 devjohnstone Nova Scotia, Canada June 20, 2016 Details
Campaea perlata
Pale Beauty
September 26, 2014 devjohnstone Nova Scotia, Canada June 18, 2016 Details
Pleuroprucha insulsaria
Common Tan Wave
September 26, 2014 devjohnstone Nova Scotia, Canada June 18, 2016 Details
Sunira bicolorago
Bicolored Sallow
September 28, 2014 devjohnstone Nova Scotia, Canada June 16, 2016 Details
Machimia tentoriferella
Gold-striped Leaftier Moth
October 02, 2014 Sastro Worcester County, Maryland, United States June 05, 2016 Details
Catocala vidua
The Widow
October 02, 2014 aamuir Suffolk County, New York, United States June 07, 2016 Details
Mythimna unipuncta
Armyworm Moth
October 02, 2014 devjohnstone Nova Scotia, Canada June 07, 2016 Details
Agrotis venerabilis
Venerable Dart
October 03, 2014 Sastro Worcester County, Maryland, United States June 09, 2016 Details
Tetanolita mynesalis
Smoky Tetanolita Moth
October 03, 2014 Sastro Worcester County, Maryland, United States June 20, 2016 Details
Papaipema pterisii
Bracken Borer Moth
October 05, 2014 devjohnstone Nova Scotia, Canada June 14, 2016 Details
Macronoctua onusta
Iris Borer Moth
October 06, 2014 devjohnstone Nova Scotia, Canada June 15, 2016 Details
Nomophila nearctica
Lucerne Moth
October 07, 2014 devjohnstone Nova Scotia, Canada June 07, 2016 Details
Agonopterix pulvipennella October 07, 2014 devjohnstone Nova Scotia, Canada June 15, 2016 Details
Lophocampa caryae
Hickory Tussock Moth or Hickory Tiger Moth
October 10, 2014 Nick Pulcinella Chester County, Pennsylvania, United States June 14, 2016 Details
Acleris logiana
Black-headed Birch Leaffolder Moth
October 10, 2014 devjohnstone Nova Scotia, Canada June 14, 2016 Details
Anagrapha falcifera
Celery Looper Moth
October 19, 2014 devjohnstone Nova Scotia, Canada June 14, 2016 Details
Hypena scabra
Green Cloverworm Moth
November 05, 2014 devjohnstone Nova Scotia, Canada June 14, 2016 Details
Agrotis ipsilon
Ipsilon Dart
November 07, 2014 devjohnstone Nova Scotia, Canada June 14, 2016 Details
Eupsilia morrisoni
Morrison's Sallow
December 02, 2014 devjohnstone Nova Scotia, Canada June 14, 2016 Details
Operophtera bruceata
The Bruce Spanworm
December 11, 2014 devjohnstone Nova Scotia, Canada June 14, 2016 Details
Papilio rutulus
Western Tiger Swallowtail
April 09, 2015 alallen81 Contra Costa County, California, United States June 11, 2016 Details
Macaria granitata
Granite Moth
April 27, 2015 AllenRatz Buncombe County, North Carolina, United States June 07, 2016 Details
Macaria granitata
Granite Moth
April 28, 2015 AllenRatz Buncombe County, North Carolina, United States June 07, 2016 Details
Egira dolosa May 10, 2015 devjohnstone Nova Scotia, Canada June 05, 2016 Details
Lithophane hemina
Hemina Pinion Moth
May 14, 2015 devjohnstone Nova Scotia, Canada June 05, 2016 Details
Asterocampa celtis
Hackberry Emperor
May 25, 2015 GCSnelling Poinsett County, Arkansas, United States June 12, 2016 Details
Mesolia incertella May 28, 2015 devjohnstone Nova Scotia, Canada June 05, 2016 Details
Zanclognatha cruralis
Early Zanclognatha Moth
May 29, 2015 devjohnstone Nova Scotia, Canada June 11, 2016 Details
Eutrapela clemataria
Curved-Toothed Geometer
June 04, 2015 devjohnstone Nova Scotia, Canada June 06, 2016 Details
Phyllodesma americana
Lappet Moth
June 04, 2015 devjohnstone Nova Scotia, Canada June 06, 2016 Details
Ochropleura implecta
American Flame-shouldered Dart
June 04, 2015 devjohnstone Nova Scotia, Canada June 06, 2016 Details
Anavitrinella pampinaria
Common Gray
June 05, 2015 Betsy Higgins Hampshire County, Massachusetts, United States June 13, 2016 Details
Crambus laqueatellus
Eastern Grass-veneer
June 05, 2015 Betsy Higgins Hampshire County, Massachusetts, United States June 13, 2016 Details
Plagodis serinaria
Lemon Plagodis
June 05, 2015 devjohnstone Nova Scotia, Canada June 06, 2016 Details
Gluphisia septentrionis
Common Gluphisia
June 09, 2015 devjohnstone Nova Scotia, Canada June 06, 2016 Details
Conchylodes ovulalis June 10, 2015 PetuniaJen Fayette County, Kentucky, United States June 25, 2016 Details
Coleophora sp.
Unidentified Coleophora sp.
June 10, 2015 Jim Eckert Berks County, Pennsylvania, United States June 25, 2016 Details
Poanes hobomok
Hobomok Skipper
June 14, 2015 whhowe Livingston County, New York, United States June 17, 2016 Details
Papilio zelicaon
Anise Swallowtail
June 15, 2015 altairpilot King County, Washington, United States June 23, 2016 Details
Pyralis farinalis
Meal Moth
June 21, 2015 SteveSass St Joseph County, Indiana, United States June 12, 2016 Details
Vanessa atalanta
Red Admiral
June 22, 2015 Julesanne Garrett County, Maryland, United States June 12, 2016 Details
Speranza pustularia
Lesser Maple Spanworm Moth
July 05, 2015 devjohnstone Nova Scotia, Canada June 10, 2016 Details
Pieris rapae
Cabbage White
July 13, 2015 whhowe Livingston County, New York, United States June 20, 2016 Details
Epargyreus clarus
Silver-spotted Skipper
July 13, 2015 whhowe Livingston County, New York, United States June 20, 2016 Details
Cercyonis pegala
Common Wood-Nymph
July 13, 2015 whhowe Livingston County, New York, United States June 20, 2016 Details
Phyciodes cocyta
Northern Crescent
July 13, 2015 whhowe Livingston County, New York, United States June 20, 2016 Details
Isa textula
Crowned Slug Moth
July 14, 2015 Jon Rapp Boone County, Missouri, United States June 09, 2016 Details
Lymantria dispar
Gypsy Moth
July 21, 2015 Dawn Lapp Saratoga County, New York, United States June 25, 2016 Details
Schinia florida
Primrose Moth
July 24, 2015 devjohnstone Nova Scotia, Canada June 09, 2016 Details
Eacles imperialis
Imperial moth
July 31, 2015 MichaelWomack Lumpkin County, Georgia, United States June 11, 2016 Details
Cisseps fulvicollis
Yellow-collared Scape Moth
August 13, 2015 devjohnstone Nova Scotia, Canada June 10, 2016 Details
Euchlaena amoenaria
Deep Yellow Euchlaena
August 14, 2015 jrossbell@gmail.com Morgan County, Kentucky, United States June 25, 2016 Details
Boloria selene
Silver-bordered Fritillary
August 15, 2015 ritaburkeviau Nova Scotia, Canada June 14, 2016 Details
Oreta rosea
Rose Hooktip
August 22, 2015 PetuniaJen Powell County, Kentucky, United States June 24, 2016 Details