Recently Verified Sightings

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Species Observation Datesort icon Submitter Location Verified Date
Apamea lignicolora
Wood-colored Apamea
June 13, 1977 Tom Middagh Nobles County, Minnesota, United States April 15, 2014 Details
Apamea sordens finitima
Bordered Apamea
June 16, 1996 curtis.lehman
(Steven Johnson)
April 09, 2014 Details
Apamea inordinata June 14, 1999 curtis.lehman
(Steven Johnson)
Uinta County, Wyoming, United States April 06, 2014 Details
Apamea sordens finitima
Bordered Apamea
June 18, 1999 curtis.lehman
(Steven Johnson)
Fremont County, Wyoming, United States April 11, 2014 Details
Apamea alia July 04, 1999 curtis.lehman
(Steven Johnson)
Sullivan County, Pennsylvania, United States April 05, 2014 Details
Apamea unanimis
Small Clouded Brindle
July 17, 1999 curtis.lehman
(Steven Johnson)
Sullivan County, Pennsylvania, United States April 05, 2014 Details
Apamea alia July 29, 2000 curtis.lehman
(Steven Johnson)
Teton County, Wyoming, United States April 05, 2014 Details
Apamea commoda July 31, 2000 curtis.lehman
(Steven Johnson)
Sublette County, Wyoming, United States April 06, 2014 Details
Apamea scoparia August 08, 2000 curtis.lehman
(Steven Johnson)
Carbon County, Wyoming, United States April 17, 2014 Details
Apamea scoparia August 10, 2000 curtis.lehman
(Steven Johnson)
Sublette County, Wyoming, United States April 17, 2014 Details
Apamea sordens finitima
Bordered Apamea
June 15, 2001 curtis.lehman
(Steven Johnson)
Sullivan County, Pennsylvania, United States April 11, 2014 Details
Apamea indocilis
Ignorant Apamea
July 07, 2001 curtis.lehman
(Steven Johnson)
Sullivan County, Pennsylvania, United States April 07, 2014 Details
Apamea indocilis
Ignorant Apamea
August 18, 2001 curtis.lehman
(Steven Johnson)
Centre County, Pennsylvania, United States April 07, 2014 Details
Apamea sordens finitima
Bordered Apamea
June 06, 2002 curtis.lehman
(Steven Johnson)
Snyder County, Pennsylvania, United States April 11, 2014 Details
Apamea indocilis
Ignorant Apamea
July 04, 2003 curtis.lehman
(Steven Johnson)
Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania, United States April 07, 2014 Details
Apamea scoparia July 08, 2003 curtis.lehman
(Steven Johnson)
Caledonia County, Vermont, United States April 17, 2014 Details
Orgyia leucostigma
White-marked Tussock Moth
November 17, 2005 Elizabeth Wolfe Hamilton County, Tennessee, United States April 19, 2014 Details
Apamea indocilis
Ignorant Apamea
July 14, 2007 curtis.lehman
(Steven Johnson)
Ocean County, New Jersey, United States April 07, 2014 Details
Pleuroprucha insulsaria
Common Tan Wave
October 21, 2007 Ken Childs Chester County, Tennessee, United States April 05, 2014 Details
Dargida diffusa
Wheat Head Armyworm Moth
August 08, 2008 Lula Field Franklin County, Massachusetts, United States April 23, 2014 Details
Hylephila phyleus
Fiery Skipper
August 06, 2009 UrsulaV Wake County, North Carolina, United States April 08, 2014 Details
Atalopedes campestris
Sachem
August 06, 2009 UrsulaV Wake County, North Carolina, United States April 08, 2014 Details
Atalopedes campestris
Sachem
August 06, 2009 UrsulaV Wake County, North Carolina, United States April 08, 2014 Details
Poanes zabulon
Zabulon Skipper
August 12, 2009 UrsulaV Chatham County, North Carolina, United States April 08, 2014 Details
Ancyloxypha numitor
Least Skipper
August 12, 2009 UrsulaV Chatham County, North Carolina, United States April 08, 2014 Details
Hyalophora cecropia
Cecropia silkmoth
August 16, 2009 Gretel DeRuiter Cape May County, New Jersey, United States April 18, 2014 Details
Helotropha reniformis
Reniform Celaena Moth
August 27, 2009 Tom Middagh Nobles County, Minnesota, United States April 16, 2014 Details
Siproeta stelenes
Malachite
January 19, 2010 W Fogleman Jalisco, Mexico April 10, 2014 Details
Morpho polyphemus
White Morpho
January 19, 2010 W Fogleman Jalisco, Mexico April 10, 2014 Details
Phoebis sennae
Cloudless Sulphur
April 09, 2010 Desirai Fulton County, Georgia, United States April 21, 2014 Details
Sphecodina abbottii
Abbott's sphinx
May 29, 2010 Todd J. Dreyer Middlesex County, New Jersey, United States April 21, 2014 Details
Mythimna oxygala June 19, 2010 Lula Field Worcester County, Massachusetts, United States April 23, 2014 Details
Apamea lignicolora
Wood-colored Apamea
June 21, 2010 Tom Middagh Nobles County, Minnesota, United States April 15, 2014 Details
Euxoa messoria
Reaper Dart
August 26, 2010 Tom Middagh Nobles County, Minnesota, United States April 16, 2014 Details
Asterocampa clyton
Tawny Emperor
April 11, 2011 kevinkanif Collin County, Texas, United States April 21, 2014 Details
Metarranthis hypochraria
Common Metarranthis
June 02, 2011 lgorn Otsego County, New York, United States April 09, 2014 Details
Plagodis pulveraria
American Barred Umber
June 02, 2011 lgorn Otsego County, New York, United States April 21, 2014 Details
Lacanobia subjuncta
Speckled Cutworm Moth
June 05, 2011 Lula Field Worcester County, Massachusetts, United States April 23, 2014 Details
Mythimna oxygala June 19, 2011 Lula Field Worcester County, Massachusetts, United States April 23, 2014 Details
Lacinipolia lorea
Bridled Arches
July 02, 2011 Lula Field Worcester County, Massachusetts, United States April 23, 2014 Details
Apamea scoparia August 02, 2011 curtis.lehman
(Steven Johnson)
Grand County, Colorado, United States April 17, 2014 Details
Apamea centralis August 07, 2011 curtis.lehman
(Steven Johnson)
Alpine County, California, United States April 06, 2014 Details
Eupsilia morrisoni
Morrison's Sallow
March 15, 2012 Tom Middagh Nobles County, Minnesota, United States April 13, 2014 Details
Vanessa atalanta
Red Admiral
May 16, 2012 thunderbirdsky6 Johnston County, North Carolina, United States April 09, 2014 Details
Vanessa atalanta
Red Admiral
June 15, 2012 sbruenjes New Jersey, United States April 07, 2014 Details
Glyphidocera juniperella
Juniper Tip Moth
June 27, 2012 Stuart Marcus Texas, Liberty County, United States April 21, 2014 Details
Halysidota tessellaris
Banded Tussock Moth or Pale Tiger Moth
June 28, 2012 BakCompat Hidalgo County, Texas, United States April 21, 2014 Details
Nemoria lixaria
Red-bordered Emerald
June 29, 2012 JD Sequatchie County, Tennessee, United States April 08, 2014 Details
Eudryas grata
Beautiful Wood-nymph
July 03, 2012 LexieSadie3 Marathon County, Wisconsin, United States April 17, 2014 Details
Antheraea polyphemus
Polyphemus moth
July 18, 2012 renakoski Itasca County, Minnesota, United States April 23, 2014 Details
Gnophaela vermiculata July 22, 2012 jdjohnson Harney County, Oregon, United States April 21, 2014 Details
Celastrina neglecta
Summer Azure
July 27, 2012 pierre legault Currituck County, North Carolina, United States April 08, 2014 Details
Papilio polyxenes
Black Swallowtail
July 29, 2012 Karen Adams Franklin County, Ohio, United States April 09, 2014 Details
Epimecis hortaria
Tulip-Tree Beauty
August 21, 2012 TallyCannon Leon County, Florida, United States April 19, 2014 Details
Datana major
Major Datana
August 24, 2012 JeanEvoy De Soto County, Florida, United States April 05, 2014 Details
Orgyia vetusta
Western Tussock Moth
August 30, 2012 divafern Clackamas County, Oregon, United States April 21, 2014 Details
Paectes pygmaea
Pygmy Paectes
September 03, 2012 dandtkienzle Shelby County, Tennessee, United States April 08, 2014 Details
Mythimna unipuncta
Armyworm Moth
September 07, 2012 Lula Field Worcester County, Massachusetts, United States April 23, 2014 Details
Anticarsia gemmatalis
Velvetbean Caterpillar Moth
October 03, 2012 John Many Wings Frederick County, Maryland, United States April 06, 2014 Details
Atalopedes campestris
Sachem
October 04, 2012 John Many Wings Frederick County, Maryland, United States April 07, 2014 Details
Urbanus dorantes
Dorantes Longtail
October 31, 2012 randimal Baja California Sur, Mexico April 11, 2014 Details
Hypocala andremona November 08, 2012 jgoetze Texas, United States, Webb County April 07, 2014 Details
Danaus gilippus
Queen
February 10, 2013 alexnetherton Cameron County, Texas, United States April 17, 2014 Details
Feralia deceptiva
Deceptive Sallow
February 23, 2013 griffcl Dade County, Georgia, United States April 21, 2014 Details
Pyrrhocalles antiqua
Caribbean Skipper
March 07, 2013 LLJohnson Dominican Republic April 22, 2014 Details
Pieris rapae
Cabbage White
April 03, 2013 John Many Wings Frederick County, Maryland, United States April 07, 2014 Details
Feralia deceptiva
Deceptive Sallow
April 12, 2013 LunaRisen Benton County, Oregon, United States April 21, 2014 Details
Colias eurytheme
Orange Sulphur
April 13, 2013 John Many Wings Frederick County, Maryland, United States April 07, 2014 Details
Celastrina neglecta
Summer Azure
April 14, 2013 John Many Wings Frederick County, Maryland, United States April 07, 2014 Details
Pieris rapae
Cabbage White
April 17, 2013 John Many Wings Frederick County, Maryland, United States April 07, 2014 Details
Polygonia comma
Eastern Comma
April 25, 2013 John Many Wings Frederick County, Maryland, United States April 07, 2014 Details
Papilio glaucus
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail
April 25, 2013 John Many Wings Frederick County, Maryland, United States April 07, 2014 Details
Vitula broweri April 25, 2013 stonehollow Wright County, Minnesota, United States April 05, 2014 Details
Pieris rapae
Cabbage White
April 26, 2013 John Many Wings Frederick County, Maryland, United States April 07, 2014 Details
Smerinthus cerisyi
One-eyed sphinx
May 10, 2013 LadyLabyrinth Curry County, Oregon, United States April 21, 2014 Details
Antaeotricha schlaegeri May 13, 2013 Rangertsp Henderson County, Tennessee, United States April 08, 2014 Details
Antaeotricha schlaegeri May 14, 2013 Rangertsp Henderson County, Tennessee, United States April 05, 2014 Details
Arogalea cristifasciella May 15, 2013 stonehollow Wright County, Minnesota, United States April 17, 2014 Details
Tyria jacobaeae
Cinnabar Moth
May 18, 2013 ssperezcrew Marion County, Oregon, United States April 21, 2014 Details
Euplexia benesimilis
American Angle Shades
May 20, 2013 LinRandolph Ashtabula County, Ohio, United States April 17, 2014 Details
Papilio troilus
Spicebush Swallowtail
May 25, 2013 John Many Wings Frederick County, Maryland, United States April 07, 2014 Details
Hyalophora euryalus
Ceanothus silkmoth
May 27, 2013 matthewjcampbell Umatilla County, Oregon, United States April 21, 2014 Details
Raphia abrupta
Abrupt Brother
May 29, 2013 LinRandolph Ashtabula County, Ohio, United States April 15, 2014 Details
Pieris rapae
Cabbage White
May 29, 2013 John Many Wings Frederick County, Maryland, United States April 07, 2014 Details
Leucania multilinea
Many-lined Wainscot
June 02, 2013 LinRandolph Ashtabula County, Ohio, United States April 15, 2014 Details
Pieris rapae
Cabbage White
June 02, 2013 John Many Wings Frederick County, Maryland, United States April 07, 2014 Details
Cerma cora
Owl-eyed Bird-dropping Moth
June 05, 2013 lgorn Otsego County, New York, United States April 21, 2014 Details
Mathildana newmanella June 08, 2013 LinRandolph Ashtabula County, Ohio, United States April 17, 2014 Details
Celastrina neglecta
Summer Azure
June 08, 2013 John Many Wings Frederick County, Maryland, United States April 07, 2014 Details
Retinia albicapitana
Northern Pitch Twig Moth
June 09, 2013 stonehollow Wright County, Minnesota, United States April 05, 2014 Details
Spilosoma congrua
Agreeable Tiger Moth
June 10, 2013 LinRandolph Ashtabula County, Ohio, United States April 23, 2014 Details
Archips argyrospila
Fruit-tree Leafroller Moth
June 12, 2013 lfelliott Boone County, Missouri, United States April 20, 2014 Details
Apamea vultuosa
Airy Apamea
June 15, 2013 LinRandolph Ashtabula County, Ohio, United States April 17, 2014 Details
Smerinthus cerisyi
One-eyed sphinx
June 16, 2013 tjcoyle Spokane County, Washington, United States April 20, 2014 Details
Enodia anthedon
Northern Pearly-eye
June 19, 2013 dpford Ashe County, North Carolina, United States April 08, 2014 Details
Spilosoma virginica
Virginian Tiger Moth or Yellow Woolybear Moth
June 20, 2013 elise25r British Columbia, Canada April 15, 2014 Details
Atlides halesus
Great Purple Hairstreak
July 01, 2013 Tahoe Butterflies El Dorado County, California, United States April 11, 2014 Details
Apamea lignicolora
Wood-colored Apamea
July 02, 2013 Tom Middagh Nobles County, Minnesota, United States April 15, 2014 Details
Acrolophus arcanellus
Grass Tubeworm Moth
July 04, 2013 stonehollow Wright County, Minnesota, United States April 03, 2014 Details
Choristoneura pinus
Jack Pine Budworm Moth
July 07, 2013 stonehollow Wright County, Minnesota, United States April 03, 2014 Details