Recently Verified Sightings

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Species Observation Datesort icon Submitter Location Verified Date
Metanema inatomaria
Pale Metanema
April 11, 2010 Jon Rapp Boone County, Missouri, United States May 07, 2016 Details
Papilio polyxenes
Black Swallowtail
June 19, 2011 SaraJE Ontario, Canada May 08, 2016 Details
Zale lunata
Lunate Zale
November 13, 2011 GoldenRose82 Carter County, Kentucky, United States May 11, 2016 Details
Papilio polyxenes
Black Swallowtail
June 12, 2012 SaraJE Ontario, Canada May 08, 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
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
Melanolophia canadaria
Canadian melanolophia
June 08, 2014 sh11 Ontario, Canada May 06, 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
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
Zale galbanata
Maple Zale
July 29, 2014 GoldenRose82 Carter County, Kentucky, United States May 09, 2016 Details
Leucania commoides August 01, 2014 sh11 Ontario, Canada May 24, 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
Melanchra adjuncta
Hitched Arches
August 15, 2014 sh11 Ontario, Canada May 09, 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
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
Euphyia intermediata
Sharp-angled Carpet
September 09, 2014 sh11 Ontario, Canada May 06, 2016 Details
Zale galbanata
Maple Zale
September 09, 2014 CA Ivy Sebastian County, Arkansas, United States May 12, 2016 Details
Pennisetia marginata
Raspberry Crown Borer Moth
September 18, 2014 GoldenRose82 Carter County, Kentucky, United States May 11, 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
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 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
Eulithis sp. September 30, 2014 Sastro Worcester County, Maryland, United States May 26, 2016 Details
Catocala badia
Bay Underwing or Badia Underwing
October 05, 2014 sh11 Ontario, Canada May 12, 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
Zale helata
Brown-spotted Zale
May 24, 2015 sh11 Ontario, Canada May 08, 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
Lomographa semiclarata
Bluish Spring Moth
May 30, 2015 devjohnstone Nova Scotia, Canada May 26, 2016 Details
Alypia octomaculata
Eight-spotted Forester
June 02, 2015 sh11 Ontario, Canada May 16, 2016 Details
Bellura obliqua
Cattail Borer Moth
June 04, 2015 sh11 Ontario, Canada May 13, 2016 Details
Heterocampa guttivitta
Maple Prominent
June 05, 2015 sh11 Ontario, Canada May 14, 2016 Details
Callophrys eryphon
Western Pine Elfin
June 07, 2015 diwalks2 San Bernardino County, California, United States May 13, 2016 Details
Galgula partita
The Wedgling
June 10, 2015 sh11 Ontario, Canada May 08, 2016 Details
Simyra insularis
Henry's Marsh Moth
June 11, 2015 sh11 Ontario, Canada May 19, 2016 Details
Smerinthus cerisyi
One-eyed sphinx
June 12, 2015 bluecap Lincoln County, Montana, United States May 15, 2016 Details
Thorybes mexicana
Mexican Cloudywing
June 15, 2015 ncrosbyrd Gunnison County, Colorado, United States May 22, 2016 Details
Wallengrenia egeremet
Northern Broken-Dash
June 15, 2015 JeanEvoy De Soto County, Florida, United States May 26, 2016 Details
Darapsa myron
Virginia creeper sphinx
June 16, 2015 sh11 Ontario, Canada May 11, 2016 Details
Herpetogramma abdominalis June 16, 2015 sh11 Ontario, Canada May 13, 2016 Details
Lacinipolia renigera
Bristly Cutworm Moth
June 16, 2015 sh11 Ontario, Canada May 16, 2016 Details
Papilio rutulus
Western Tiger Swallowtail
June 16, 2015 Lepidopteron Alameda County, California, United States May 23, 2016 Details
Acronicta superans
Splendid Dagger Moth
June 17, 2015 sh11 Ontario, Canada May 16, 2016 Details
Hypsopygia olinalis June 18, 2015 TheWayfarer21 Onslow County, North Carolina, United States May 21, 2016 Details
Polygonia comma
Eastern Comma
June 19, 2015 sh11 Ontario, Canada May 06, 2016 Details
Geina sheppardi
Sheppard's Plume Moth
June 19, 2015 sh11 Ontario, Canada May 10, 2016 Details
Malacosoma americanum
Eastern Tent Caterpillar Moth
June 19, 2015 sh11 Ontario, Canada May 10, 2016 Details
Trichodezia albovittata
White-striped Black
June 19, 2015 sh11 Ontario, Canada May 22, 2016 Details
Ministrymon leda
Leda Ministreak
June 20, 2015 diwalks2 San Diego County, California, United States May 13, 2016 Details
Ceratomia undulosa
Waved sphinx
June 21, 2015 sh11 Ontario, Canada May 11, 2016 Details
Xestia dolosa
Greater Black-letter Dart
June 21, 2015 sh11 Ontario, Canada May 25, 2016 Details
Panopoda carneicosta
Brown Panopoda
June 22, 2015 sh11 Ontario, Canada May 16, 2016 Details
Palpita magniferalis
Splendid Palpita
June 22, 2015 sh11 Ontario, Canada May 17, 2016 Details
Dyspteris abortivaria
The Bad-wing
June 22, 2015 sh11 Ontario, Canada May 22, 2016 Details
Pasiphila rectangulata
Green Pug
June 22, 2015 sh11 Ontario, Canada May 22, 2016 Details
Tetracis crocallata
Yellow Slant-line
June 25, 2015 sh11 Ontario, Canada May 19, 2016 Details
Enodia anthedon
Northern Pearly-eye
June 29, 2015 sh11 Ontario, Canada May 06, 2016 Details