Recently Verified Sightings

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Species Observation Datesort icon Submitter Location Verified Date
Papilio polyxenes
Black Swallowtail
July 13, 2003 stomlins701 Leon County, Florida, United States August 22, 2014 Details
Erynnis horatius
Horace's Duskywing
April 30, 2006 abwest St James Parish, Louisiana, United States August 12, 2014 Details
Lymantria dispar
Gypsy Moth
July 02, 2006 franpope Garrett County, Maryland, United States August 02, 2014 Details
Catocala epione
Epione Underwing
July 23, 2006 franpope Allegany County, Maryland, United States August 13, 2014 Details
Agraulis vanillae
Gulf Fritillary
August 26, 2006 abwest St James Parish, Louisiana, United States August 03, 2014 Details
Prochoerodes lineola
Large Maple Spanworm Moth
August 29, 2006 franpope Garrett County, Maryland, United States August 17, 2014 Details
Hylephila phyleus
Fiery Skipper
September 10, 2006 abwest St James Parish, Louisiana, United States August 04, 2014 Details
Phyciodes phaon
Phaon Crescent
September 10, 2006 abwest St James Parish, Louisiana, United States August 04, 2014 Details
Pyrgus communis
Common Checkered-Skipper
September 10, 2006 abwest St James Parish, Louisiana, United States August 03, 2014 Details
Pyrisitia lisa
Little Yellow
September 30, 2006 abwest St James Parish, Louisiana, United States August 12, 2014 Details
Phoebis sennae
Cloudless Sulphur
October 07, 2006 abwest St James Parish, Louisiana, United States August 03, 2014 Details
Panoquina ocola
Ocola Skipper
October 29, 2006 abwest St James Parish, Louisiana, United States August 12, 2014 Details
Lycaena dione
Gray Copper
May 30, 2007 Gordilly Mills County, Iowa, United States August 17, 2014 Details
Vanessa atalanta
Red Admiral
June 05, 2007 xetmarcr Cleveland County, Oklahoma, United States August 18, 2014 Details
Limenitis arthemis astyanax
'Astyanax' Red-spotted Purple
July 26, 2007 abwest St James Parish, Louisiana, United States August 03, 2014 Details
Ceratomia undulosa
Waved sphinx
April 22, 2008 abwest St James Parish, Louisiana, United States August 03, 2014 Details
Papilio polyxenes
Black Swallowtail
May 03, 2008 abwest St James Parish, Louisiana, United States August 03, 2014 Details
Phyciodes tharos
Pearl Crescent
May 03, 2008 abwest St James Parish, Louisiana, United States August 04, 2014 Details
Phyciodes picta
Painted Crescent
May 10, 2008 David Trently Brewster County, Texas, United States August 05, 2014 Details
Halysidota tessellaris
Banded Tussock Moth or Pale Tiger Moth
June 20, 2008 oovpmoths Lucas County, Ohio, United States August 09, 2014 Details
Eubaphe mendica
The Beggar
June 20, 2008 oovpmoths Lucas County, Ohio, United States August 09, 2014 Details
Satyrium favonius ontario
'Northern' Southern Hairstreak
June 29, 2008 Stylurus Wayne County, Michigan, United States August 11, 2014 Details
Ceratomia catalpae
Catalpa sphinx
June 29, 2008 David Trently Knox County, Tennessee, United States August 05, 2014 Details
Parallelia bistriaris
Maple Looper Moth
July 05, 2008 franpope Garrett County, Maryland, United States August 12, 2014 Details
Euchaetes egle
Milkweed Tussock Moth or Milkweed Tiger Moth
July 07, 2008 adamschaffer Stone County, Arkansas, United States August 05, 2014 Details
Lycaena helloides
Purplish Copper
September 09, 2008 Carl Freeman Benzie County, Michigan, United States August 12, 2014 Details
Vanessa cardui
Painted Lady
November 16, 2008 abwest St James Parish, Louisiana, United States August 03, 2014 Details
Dasychira vagans
Variable Tussock Moth
August 14, 2009 Dwaine Wagoner Niobrara County, Wyoming, United States August 05, 2014 Details
Actias luna
Luna moth
September 16, 2009 abwest St James Parish, Louisiana, United States August 03, 2014 Details
Anavitrinella pampinaria
Common Gray
June 19, 2010 David Trently Franklin County, Tennessee, United States August 10, 2014 Details
Autographa precationis
The Common Looper Moth
June 23, 2010 David Trently Knox County, Tennessee, United States August 11, 2014 Details
Paranthrene robiniae
Western Poplar Clearwing Moth
July 10, 2010 shastamax Siskiyou County, California, United States August 06, 2014 Details
Lycaena editha
Edith's Copper
July 12, 2010 shastamax Siskiyou County, California, United States August 14, 2014 Details
Erynnis icelus
Dreamy Duskywing
July 15, 2010 shastamax Siskiyou County, California, United States August 11, 2014 Details
Boloria epithore
Pacific Fritillary
July 15, 2010 shastamax Siskiyou County, California, United States August 13, 2014 Details
Nemoria bistriaria
Red-fringed Emerald
July 21, 2010 franpope Garrett County, Maryland, United States August 07, 2014 Details
Xanthotype urticaria
False Crocus Geometer
July 27, 2010 dpford Ashe County, North Carolina, United States August 10, 2014 Details
Vanessa cardui
Painted Lady
August 19, 2010 chaseystarz Cowley County, Kansas, United States August 17, 2014 Details
Halysidota tessellaris
Banded Tussock Moth or Pale Tiger Moth
August 24, 2010 dpford Watauga County, North Carolina, United States August 18, 2014 Details
Ochlodes sylvanoides
Woodland Skipper
August 27, 2010 shastamax Siskiyou County, California, United States August 14, 2014 Details
Atteva aurea
Ailanthus Webworm Moth
September 10, 2010 franpope Garrett County, Maryland, United States August 09, 2014 Details
Actias luna
Luna moth
September 18, 2010 Buzztail1 Camden County, Georgia, United States August 14, 2014 Details
Calycopis cecrops
Red-banded Hairstreak
September 18, 2010 chaseystarz Cowley County, Kansas, United States August 17, 2014 Details
Vanessa atalanta
Red Admiral
November 24, 2010 abwest St James Parish, Louisiana, United States August 03, 2014 Details
Urbanus proteus
Long-tailed Skipper
November 26, 2010 abwest St James Parish, Louisiana, United States August 03, 2014 Details
Properigea tapeta January 21, 2011 JeanEvoy De Soto County, Florida, United States August 12, 2014 Details
Tortricidia testacea
Warm-chevroned Moth
April 29, 2011 ozcomomoths Ozark County, Missouri, United States August 10, 2014 Details
Grammia ornata
Ornate Tiger Moth
June 24, 2011 shastamax Siskiyou County, California, United States August 11, 2014 Details
Erynnis pacuvius
Pacuvius Duskywing
June 30, 2011 shastamax Siskiyou County, California, United States August 11, 2014 Details
Protoboarmia porcelaria
Porcelain Gray
July 04, 2011 franpope Garrett County, Maryland, United States August 12, 2014 Details
Gnophaela latipennis July 07, 2011 shastamax Siskiyou County, California, United States August 11, 2014 Details
Epargyreus clarus
Silver-spotted Skipper
July 09, 2011 shastamax Siskiyou County, California, United States August 14, 2014 Details
Chlosyne hoffmanni
Hoffmann's Checkerspot
July 15, 2011 shastamax Siskiyou County, California, United States August 13, 2014 Details
Ctenucha rubroscapus
Red-Shouldered Ctenucha
August 03, 2011 shastamax Siskiyou County, California, United States August 11, 2014 Details
Lerema accius
Clouded Skipper
August 14, 2011 abwest St James Parish, Louisiana, United States August 12, 2014 Details
Lerema accius
Clouded Skipper
August 14, 2011 abwest St James Parish, Louisiana, United States August 12, 2014 Details
Euphyes vestris
Dun Skipper
August 27, 2011 abwest St James Parish, Louisiana, United States August 12, 2014 Details
Neophasia menapia
Pine White
August 29, 2011 shastamax Siskiyou County, California, United States August 13, 2014 Details
Antheraea polyphemus
Polyphemus moth
September 04, 2011 abwest St James Parish, Louisiana, United States August 03, 2014 Details
Epargyreus clarus
Silver-spotted Skipper
September 08, 2011 Krish49 Jefferson County, Kansas, United States August 16, 2014 Details
Agraulis vanillae
Gulf Fritillary
September 25, 2011 abwest St James Parish, Louisiana, United States August 03, 2014 Details
Arawacus togarna
Togarna Hairstreak
February 02, 2012 DJHiker Colon Province, Panama August 11, 2014 Details
Astraptes alector
Gilbert's Flasher
February 05, 2012 DJHiker Cocle Province, Panama August 11, 2014 Details
Anthanassa drusilla
Orange-patched Crescent
February 05, 2012 DJHiker Cocle Province, Panama August 04, 2014 Details
Pareuptychia ocirrhoe
White Satyr
February 10, 2012 DJHiker Veraguas Province, Panama August 05, 2014 Details
Adelpha paraena massilia
Massilia Sister
February 10, 2012 DJHiker Veraguas Province, Panama August 05, 2014 Details
Mechanitis polymnia
Polymnia Tigerwing
February 16, 2012 DJHiker Bocas del Toro Province, Panama August 05, 2014 Details
Aglossa disciferalis
Pink-masked Pyralid Moth
April 07, 2012 JeanEvoy De Soto County, Florida, United States August 12, 2014 Details
Trichodezia albovittata
White-striped Black
April 26, 2012 franpope Garrett County, Maryland, United States August 12, 2014 Details
Asterocampa celtis
Hackberry Emperor
May 25, 2012 Krish49 Leavenworth County, Kansas, United States August 16, 2014 Details
Colias eurytheme
Orange Sulphur
May 25, 2012 Krish49 Leavenworth County, Kansas, United States August 17, 2014 Details
Hemaris diffinis
Snowberry Clearwing
June 08, 2012 Krish49 Jefferson County, Kansas, United States August 15, 2014 Details
Achalarus lyciades
Hoary Edge
June 08, 2012 Krish49 Jefferson County, Kansas, United States August 16, 2014 Details
Idia rotundalis
Rotund Idia Moth
June 15, 2012 pomarinejaeger Cape May County, New Jersey, United States August 07, 2014 Details
Anavitrinella pampinaria
Common Gray
June 26, 2012 pomarinejaeger Cape May County, New Jersey, United States August 09, 2014 Details
Eutrapela clemataria
Curved-Toothed Geometer
July 09, 2012 franpope Garrett County, Maryland, United States August 09, 2014 Details
Papilio glaucus
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail
July 31, 2012 meganhartson Bay County, Michigan, United States August 11, 2014 Details
Pyrrharctia isabella
Isabella Tiger Moth or Banded Woolybear
October 14, 2012 franpope Garrett County, Maryland, United States August 02, 2014 Details
Euptoieta claudia
Variegated Fritillary
October 21, 2012 abwest Hancock County, Ohio, United States August 03, 2014 Details
Abaeis nicippe
Sleepy Orange
October 30, 2012 randimal Baja California Sur, Mexico August 20, 2014 Details
Leucania scirpicola
Scirpus Wainscot
December 15, 2012 Jeff Trahan Caddo Parish, Louisiana, United States August 07, 2014 Details
Atalopedes mesogramma
Mesogramma Skipper
February 08, 2013 LLJohnson Dominican Republic August 11, 2014 Details
Junonia coenia
Common Buckeye
February 19, 2013 rob77897@gmail.com Manatee County, Florida, United States August 10, 2014 Details
Hylephila phyleus
Fiery Skipper
February 19, 2013 rob77897@gmail.com Manatee County, Florida, United States August 10, 2014 Details
Amblyscirtes hegon
Pepper and Salt Skipper
March 30, 2013 Wanda Smith Texas, Tyler County, United States August 05, 2014 Details
Calisto confusa
Confused Calisto
April 20, 2013 LLJohnson Dominican Republic August 19, 2014 Details
Celastrina lucia
Northern Azure
May 16, 2013 Dave Kinney Wexford County, Michigan, United States August 11, 2014 Details
Capis curvata
Curved Halter Moth
May 22, 2013 stormyeyes99 Sussex County, New Jersey, United States August 22, 2014 Details
Sitochroa chortalis
Dimorphic Sitochroa Moth
May 26, 2013 gary yankech Ontario, Canada August 03, 2014 Details
Trigrammia quadrinotaria
Four-spotted Angle
May 26, 2013 abwest Hancock County, Ohio, United States August 03, 2014 Details
Scopula limboundata
Large Lace-border
June 08, 2013 abwest Hancock County, Ohio, United States August 03, 2014 Details
Pachysphinx modesta
Modest sphinx
June 11, 2013 davidwright
(Link Davis)
New York, United States August 13, 2014 Details
Callosamia angulifera
Tuliptree silkmoth
June 12, 2013 rosenthal.k Fairfax County, Virginia, United States August 14, 2014 Details
Malacosoma americanum
Eastern Tent Caterpillar Moth
June 13, 2013 rosenthal.k Fairfax County, Virginia, United States August 14, 2014 Details
Polites mystic
Long Dash
June 13, 2013 ellen271 Oakland County, Michigan, United States August 11, 2014 Details
Noctua pronuba
European Yellow Underwing
June 20, 2013 abwest Hancock County, Ohio, United States August 03, 2014 Details
Wallengrenia egeremet
Northern Broken-Dash
June 20, 2013 adamschaffer Benton County, Arkansas, United States August 13, 2014 Details
Pyrisitia lisa
Little Yellow
June 24, 2013 LLJohnson Dominican Republic August 20, 2014 Details
Anagrapha falcifera
Celery Looper Moth
June 26, 2013 adelzeller Benton County, Iowa, United States August 04, 2014 Details
Alypia octomaculata
Eight-spotted Forester
July 01, 2013 Ron Schmiedge Saskatchewan, Canada August 18, 2014 Details