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
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
Danaus plexippus
Monarch
June 15, 2006 roseanna Pulaski County, Kentucky, United States July 14, 2014 Details
Asterocampa clyton
Tawny Emperor
June 23, 2006 roseanna Pulaski County, Kentucky, United States July 18, 2014 Details
Antheraea polyphemus
Polyphemus moth
June 24, 2006 janazak British Columbia, Canada July 03, 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
Hesperia leonardus
Leonard's Skipper
September 03, 2008 Jake a Bob Bradford County, Pennsylvania, United States July 18, 2014 Details
Plataea californiaria March 21, 2009 Nancy Hamlett Los Angeles County, California, United States July 07, 2014 Details
Euptoieta hegesia
Mexican Fritillary
July 30, 2009 Chris Carille Photography Belize District, Belize July 08, 2014 Details
Agrius cingulata
Pink-spotted hawkmoth
September 03, 2009 Darkmoth Ocean County, New Jersey, United States July 05, 2014 Details
Hydraecia immanis
Hop Vine Borer Moth
September 16, 2009 Tom Middagh Nobles County, Minnesota, United States July 16, 2014 Details
Dircenna klugii
Klug's Clearwing
February 03, 2010 DJHiker Matagalpa, Nicaragua July 08, 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
Euclea delphinii
Spiny Oak-slug Moth
July 05, 2010 Jack Senzig Juneau County, Wisconsin, United States July 17, 2014 Details
Limenitis arthemis astyanax
'Astyanax' Red-spotted Purple
July 18, 2010 julmast Elkhart County, Indiana, United States July 05, 2014 Details
Polites peckius
Peck's Skipper
July 18, 2010 julmast Elkhart County, Indiana, United States July 07, 2014 Details
Epargyreus clarus
Silver-spotted Skipper
July 18, 2010 julmast Elkhart County, Indiana, United States July 05, 2014 Details
Pieris rapae
Cabbage White
July 19, 2010 julmast Elkhart County, Indiana, United States July 06, 2014 Details
Papilio glaucus
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail
July 23, 2010 julmast Elkhart County, Indiana, United States July 05, 2014 Details
Vanessa atalanta
Red Admiral
July 24, 2010 julmast Elkhart County, Indiana, United States July 05, 2014 Details
Vanessa cardui
Painted Lady
July 24, 2010 julmast Elkhart County, Indiana, United States July 05, 2014 Details
Asterocampa clyton
Tawny Emperor
July 28, 2010 julmast Elkhart County, Indiana, United States July 05, 2014 Details
Colias eurytheme
Orange Sulphur
July 31, 2010 julmast Elkhart County, Indiana, United States July 05, 2014 Details
Atteva aurea
Ailanthus Webworm Moth
August 03, 2010 julmast Elkhart County, Indiana, United States July 06, 2014 Details
Asterocampa celtis
Hackberry Emperor
August 05, 2010 julmast Elkhart County, Indiana, United States July 05, 2014 Details
Limenitis archippus
Viceroy
August 10, 2010 julmast Elkhart County, Indiana, United States July 05, 2014 Details
Lycaena editha
Edith's Copper
August 21, 2010 Chris Carille Photography Yellowstone National Park County, Wyoming, United States July 07, 2014 Details
Euptoieta claudia
Variegated Fritillary
August 26, 2010 julmast Elkhart County, Indiana, United States July 05, 2014 Details
Oligia fractilinea
Broken-lined Brocade
August 26, 2010 stormyeyes99 Sussex County, New Jersey, United States July 19, 2014 Details
Papilio polyxenes
Black Swallowtail
August 27, 2010 julmast Elkhart County, Indiana, United States July 05, 2014 Details
Papilio troilus
Spicebush Swallowtail
September 17, 2010 julmast Elkhart County, Indiana, United States July 05, 2014 Details
Vanessa virginiensis
American Lady
October 13, 2010 julmast Elkhart County, Indiana, United States July 05, 2014 Details
Hyalophora euryalus
Ceanothus silkmoth
February 12, 2011 Lisa94 Santa Cruz County, California, United States July 09, 2014 Details
Erynnis brizo
Sleepy Duskywing
March 17, 2011 ddodd Marshall County, Alabama, United States July 21, 2014 Details
Thyris sepulchralis
Mournful Thyris
May 01, 2011 Chip Krilowicz Camden County, New Jersey, United States July 07, 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
Alpheioides parvulalis July 02, 2011 ozcomomoths Ozark County, Missouri, United States July 07, 2014 Details
Hyperstrotia villificans
White-lined Graylet
July 03, 2011 stormyeyes99 Sussex County, New Jersey, United States July 19, 2014 Details
Hemaris thysbe
Hummingbird Clearwing
July 17, 2011 janazak British Columbia, Canada July 03, 2014 Details
Trichodezia albovittata
White-striped Black
July 19, 2011 julmast Elkhart County, Indiana, United States July 05, 2014 Details
Catocala innubens
The Betrothed
July 21, 2011 stormyeyes99 Sussex County, New Jersey, United States July 19, 2014 Details
Haematopis grataria
Chickweed Geometer
August 01, 2011 lgorn Otsego County, New York, United States July 07, 2014 Details
Chalcoela iphitalis
Sooty Winged Chalcoela Moth
August 11, 2011 Denise Farrell Bergen County, New Jersey, United States July 03, 2014 Details
Strymon melinus
Gray Hairstreak
September 11, 2011 julmast Elkhart County, Indiana, United States July 05, 2014 Details
Phyciodes tharos
Pearl Crescent
September 17, 2011 julmast Elkhart County, Indiana, United States July 05, 2014 Details
Parrhasius m album
White-M Hairstreak
October 11, 2011 JMJaskula Jasper County, Indiana, United States July 05, 2014 Details
Polygonia comma
Eastern Comma
October 22, 2011 JMJaskula Jasper County, Indiana, United States July 09, 2014 Details
Danaus plexippus
Monarch
October 22, 2011 JMJaskula Jasper County, Indiana, United States July 05, 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
Anartia fatima
Banded Peacock
February 06, 2012 DJHiker Cocle Province, Panama July 08, 2014 Details
Colobura dirce
Dirce Beauty
February 11, 2012 DJHiker Veraguas Province, Panama July 08, 2014 Details
Eueides isabella
Isabella's Heliconian
February 16, 2012 DJHiker Bocas del Toro Province, Panama July 09, 2014 Details
Eurema albula
Ghost Yellow
February 16, 2012 DJHiker Bocas del Toro Province, Panama July 08, 2014 Details
Siproeta stelenes
Malachite
February 17, 2012 DJHiker Bocas del Toro Province, Panama July 08, 2014 Details
Heliconius erato
Erato Heliconian
February 17, 2012 DJHiker Bocas del Toro Province, Panama July 08, 2014 Details
Poanes zabulon
Zabulon Skipper
February 24, 2012 DJHiker Chiriqui Province, Panama July 08, 2014 Details
Pseudolycaena damo
Sky-blue Hairstreak
February 26, 2012 DJHiker Panama Province, Panama July 08, 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
Thyris sepulchralis
Mournful Thyris
April 16, 2012 Chip Krilowicz Gloucester County, New Jersey, United States July 07, 2014 Details
Staphylus hayhurstii
Hayhurst's Scallopwing
April 22, 2012 Gordilly Pottawattamie County, Iowa, United States July 21, 2014 Details
Speyeria cybele
Great Spangled Fritillary
May 10, 2012 dawnieg8657 Cecil County, Maryland, United States July 09, 2014 Details
Lycaena phlaeas
American Copper
May 12, 2012 Jake a Bob Bradford County, Pennsylvania, United States July 15, 2014 Details
Plebejus saepiolus
Greenish Blue
May 16, 2012 Anna Michele Mccue British Columbia, Canada July 19, 2014 Details
Polygonia interrogationis
Question Mark
May 21, 2012 julmast Elkhart County, Indiana, United States July 05, 2014 Details
Celastrina ladon
Spring Azure
May 21, 2012 julmast Elkhart County, Indiana, United States July 07, 2014 Details
Hypsopygia olinalis May 27, 2012 pomarinejaeger Cape May County, New Jersey, United States July 09, 2014 Details
Libytheana carinenta
American Snout
May 31, 2012 JMJaskula Jasper County, Indiana, United States July 05, 2014 Details
Blepharomastix ranalis May 31, 2012 pomarinejaeger Cape May County, New Jersey, United States July 07, 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
Glaphyria fulminalis
Black-patched Glaphyria Moth
June 30, 2012 Denise Farrell Bergen County, New Jersey, United States July 05, 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
Ascalapha odorata
Black Witch
July 07, 2012 LLJohnson Dominican Republic July 06, 2014 Details
Actias luna
Luna moth
July 11, 2012 ofdewdrops Fayette County, Pennsylvania, United States July 23, 2014 Details
Enodia anthedon
Northern Pearly-eye
July 16, 2012 Paul Tavares Manitoba, Canada July 20, 2014 Details
Nomophila nearctica
Lucerne Moth
August 12, 2012 Denise Farrell Bergen County, New Jersey, United States July 03, 2014 Details
Speyeria cybele
Great Spangled Fritillary
August 15, 2012 soluslupus13 Ontario, Canada July 23, 2014 Details
Pyrausta rubricalis August 16, 2012 Denise Farrell Bergen County, New Jersey, United States July 05, 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
Vanessa cardui
Painted Lady
August 23, 2012 Jake a Bob Bradford County, Pennsylvania, United States July 13, 2014 Details