Recently Verified Sightings

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Species Observation Datesort icon Submitter Location Verified Date
Horama panthalon
Texas Wasp Moth
September 13, 2003 Martin Reid Texas, Tarrant County, United States July 20, 2016 Details
Hyalophora cecropia
Cecropia silkmoth
May 15, 2004 jwilkinson Allegany County, Maryland, United States July 13, 2016 Details
Papilio zelicaon
Anise Swallowtail
September 02, 2004 WatchinTheSky San Diego County, California, United States July 21, 2016 Details
Phyciodes tharos
Pearl Crescent
April 29, 2008 TPeterson Accomack County, Virginia, United States July 08, 2016 Details
Battus philenor
Pipevine Swallowtail
June 15, 2008 digginflowers Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, United States July 10, 2016 Details
Eudeilinia herminiata
Northern Eudeilinea
June 02, 2009 Jon Rapp Boone County, Missouri, United States July 09, 2016 Details
Megisto cymela
Little Wood-Satyr
June 27, 2009 Robert Epstein Calhoun County, Michigan, United States July 04, 2016 Details
Enodia anthedon
Northern Pearly-eye
June 27, 2009 Robert Epstein Calhoun County, Michigan, United States July 04, 2016 Details
Satyrodes appalachia
Appalachian Brown
June 27, 2009 Robert Epstein Calhoun County, Michigan, United States July 04, 2016 Details
Danaus gilippus
Queen
October 17, 2009 fragglecat DeWitt County, Texas, United States July 20, 2016 Details
Lycaena dorcas
Dorcas Copper
July 19, 2010 beastbreath Michigan, United States July 21, 2016 Details
Speyeria aphrodite
Aphrodite Fritillary
July 19, 2010 beastbreath Beaver Island County, Michigan, United States July 22, 2016 Details
Speyeria cybele
Great Spangled Fritillary
July 21, 2010 beastbreath Beaver Island County, Michigan, United States July 24, 2016 Details
Citheronia regalis
Royal Walnut Moth
July 23, 2010 vldeloach Pickens County, Georgia, United States July 17, 2016 Details
Chaetaglaea tremula
Trembling Sallow
December 31, 2010 Peter Homann Leon County, Florida, United States July 20, 2016 Details
Myscelia ethusa
Mexican Bluewing
January 22, 2011 roseanna Hidalgo County, Texas, United States July 03, 2016 Details
Schinia fulleri October 22, 2011 mar2rch Polk County, Florida, United States July 19, 2016 Details
Ptichodis vinculum
Black-tipped Ptichodis
February 15, 2012 Peter Homann Leon County, Florida, United States July 13, 2016 Details
Bleptina caradrinalis
Bent-winged Owlet Moth
March 25, 2012 Peter Homann Leon County, Florida, United States July 22, 2016 Details
Xanthopastis regnatrix
Spanish Moth
April 04, 2012 PhotoTime Texas, Panola County, United States July 05, 2016 Details
Sphingicampa bicolor
Bicolored honey locust moth
April 28, 2012 Jon Rapp Boone County, Missouri, United States July 18, 2016 Details
Junonia coenia
Common Buckeye
May 20, 2012 PhotoTime Texas, Smith County, United States July 16, 2016 Details
Elaphria fuscimacula June 07, 2012 Peter Homann Leon County, Florida, United States July 22, 2016 Details
Euchaetes egle
Milkweed Tussock Moth or Milkweed Tiger Moth
July 06, 2012 Gordilly Douglas County, Nebraska, United States July 06, 2016 Details
Hyalophora cecropia
Cecropia silkmoth
July 07, 2012 Jcmacgougan Nova Scotia, Canada July 12, 2016 Details
Achalarus lyciades
Hoary Edge
July 26, 2012 vldeloach Cherokee County, Georgia, United States July 17, 2016 Details
Chlosyne nycteis
Silvery Checkerspot
July 28, 2012 Pierre Howard Douglas County, Georgia, United States July 09, 2016 Details
Chlosyne nycteis
Silvery Checkerspot
July 28, 2012 Pierre Howard Douglas County, Georgia, United States July 09, 2016 Details
Chlosyne nycteis
Silvery Checkerspot
July 28, 2012 Pierre Howard Douglas County, Georgia, United States July 09, 2016 Details
Gonodes liquida August 15, 2012 Peter Homann Leon County, Florida, United States July 21, 2016 Details
Idia lubricalis
Glossy Black Idia Moth
August 24, 2012 Jon Rapp Boone County, Missouri, United States July 18, 2016 Details
Rachiplusia ou
Gray Looper Moth
September 23, 2012 Peter Homann Leon County, Florida, United States July 20, 2016 Details
Condica sutor October 02, 2012 Peter Homann Leon County, Florida, United States July 21, 2016 Details
Urbanus proteus
Long-tailed Skipper
October 04, 2012 Jeff Thompson Ohio County, Kentucky, United States July 13, 2016 Details
Selenisa sueroides October 18, 2012 Peter Homann Leon County, Florida, United States July 23, 2016 Details
Condica mobilis
Mobile Groundling
January 02, 2013 Peter Homann Leon County, Florida, United States July 21, 2016 Details
Psaphida grandis
Gray Sallow
January 18, 2013 Peter Homann Leon County, Florida, United States July 14, 2016 Details
Morrisonia confusa
Confused Woodgrain
March 09, 2013 Peter Homann Leon County, Florida, United States July 19, 2016 Details
Lacinipolia laudabilis
Laudable Arches
April 22, 2013 Peter Homann Leon County, Florida, United States July 19, 2016 Details
Panopoda rufimargo
Red-lined Panopoda
May 10, 2013 Peter Homann Leon County, Florida, United States July 23, 2016 Details
Idaea micropterata May 11, 2013 Peter Homann Leon County, Florida, United States July 17, 2016 Details
Heterocampa guttivitta
Maple Prominent
May 18, 2013 sausubel Rockland County, New York, United States July 22, 2016 Details
Caenurgia chloropha
Vetch Looper Moth
June 03, 2013 Peter Homann Leon County, Florida, United States July 23, 2016 Details
Pyrgus albescens
White Checkered-Skipper
June 04, 2013 Loret_in_Florida Osceola County, Florida, United States July 15, 2016 Details
Citheronia regalis
Royal Walnut Moth
June 10, 2013 Lorenzian Portsmouth City County, Virginia, United States July 13, 2016 Details
Macaria aemulataria
Common Angle
June 12, 2013 birder89 Lawrence County, Ohio, United States July 15, 2016 Details
Patalene olyzonaria
Juniper Geometer
June 12, 2013 birder89 Lawrence County, Ohio, United States July 15, 2016 Details
Anomis erosa
Yellow Scallop Moth
June 22, 2013 Peter Homann Leon County, Florida, United States July 23, 2016 Details
Amphipyra pyramidoides
Copper Underwing
July 07, 2013 Peter Homann Leon County, Florida, United States July 20, 2016 Details
Chlosyne gorgone
Gorgone Checkerspot
July 09, 2013 Emily Hjalmarson Cleveland County, Oklahoma, United States July 11, 2016 Details
Antheraea oculea
Oculea silkmoth
July 24, 2013 GCSnelling Cochise County, Arizona, United States July 15, 2016 Details
Citheronia splendens
Splendid royal moth
July 26, 2013 GCSnelling Santa Cruz County, Arizona, United States July 15, 2016 Details
Citheronia regalis
Royal Walnut Moth
July 27, 2013 desider Virginia, United States, Winchester City County July 08, 2016 Details
Dasychira dorsipennata
Sharp-lined Tussock Moth
August 10, 2013 Mark Wheeler Bayfield County, Wisconsin, United States July 14, 2016 Details
Wallengrenia egeremet
Northern Broken-Dash
August 15, 2013 birder89 Lawrence County, Ohio, United States July 07, 2016 Details
Apodemia mormo
Mormon Metalmark
September 01, 2013 diwalks2 San Bernardino County, California, United States July 09, 2016 Details
Hormoschista latipalpis
Double-lined Brown Moth
September 08, 2013 Peter Homann Leon County, Florida, United States July 22, 2016 Details
Macaria aequiferaria
Woody Angle
September 09, 2013 PetuniaJen Fayette County, Kentucky, United States July 15, 2016 Details
Sparganothis sulfureana
Sparganothis Fruitworm Moth
September 20, 2013 nkorte1 Missouri, United States July 08, 2016 Details
Phoebis sennae
Cloudless Sulphur
September 23, 2013 nkorte1 Madison County, Illinois, United States July 11, 2016 Details
Lochmaeus manteo
Variable Oakleaf Caterpillar Moth
September 23, 2013 Peter Homann Leon County, Florida, United States July 15, 2016 Details
Vanessa cardui
Painted Lady
October 10, 2013 Jeff Thompson Ohio County, Kentucky, United States July 17, 2016 Details
Elaphria nucicolora October 15, 2013 Peter Homann Leon County, Florida, United States July 22, 2016 Details
Chytonix sensilis October 18, 2013 Peter Homann Leon County, Florida, United States July 22, 2016 Details
Marathyssa basalis
Light Marathyssa
March 01, 2014 Peter Homann Leon County, Florida, United States July 20, 2016 Details
Properigea tapeta April 11, 2014 Peter Homann Leon County, Florida, United States July 20, 2016 Details
Cossula magnifica
Pecan Carpenterworm Moth
May 22, 2014 Peter Homann Leon County, Florida, United States July 17, 2016 Details
Furcula borealis
White Furcula
May 30, 2014 Pinky Tuscadero Clinton County, Michigan, United States July 17, 2016 Details
Spilosoma virginica
Virginian Tiger Moth or Yellow Woolybear Moth
June 18, 2014 bbeckstrom48 Hall County, Nebraska, United States July 06, 2016 Details
Geina periscelidactylus
Grape Plume Moth
June 19, 2014 jsherman Oakland County, Michigan, United States July 17, 2016 Details
Eubaphe mendica
The Beggar
June 22, 2014 Trailmaker Jefferson County, Ohio, United States July 04, 2016 Details
Zale undularis
Black Zale
June 22, 2014 jlampman Albany County, New York, United States July 23, 2016 Details
Elaphria exesa June 28, 2014 Peter Homann Leon County, Florida, United States July 22, 2016 Details
Oruza albocostaliata
The White-Edge
July 18, 2014 Peter Homann Leon County, Florida, United States July 23, 2016 Details
Pyrausta roseivestalis July 22, 2014 Betsy Higgins Yavapai County, Arizona, United States July 15, 2016 Details
Metalectra discalis
Common Fungus Moth
July 25, 2014 Peter Homann Leon County, Florida, United States July 22, 2016 Details
Eumorpha achemon
Achemon sphinx
July 27, 2014 GCSnelling Cochise County, Arizona, United States July 15, 2016 Details
Chamaeclea pernana July 29, 2014 Betsy Higgins Yavapai County, Arizona, United States July 15, 2016 Details
Argyrogramma verruca
Golden Looper Moth
August 18, 2014 Peter Homann Leon County, Florida, United States July 20, 2016 Details
Phoebis philea
Orange-barred Sulphur
August 20, 2014 sunfire50 Volusia County, Florida, United States July 15, 2016 Details
Phoebis philea
Orange-barred Sulphur
August 20, 2014 sunfire50 Palm Beach County, Florida, United States July 19, 2016 Details
Hemaris thysbe
Hummingbird Clearwing
August 24, 2014 sbthud326 Sarpy County, Nebraska, United States July 06, 2016 Details
Hypsoropha hormos August 26, 2014 Peter Homann Leon County, Florida, United States July 23, 2016 Details
Colias eurytheme
Orange Sulphur
August 28, 2014 RichHubie Mendocino County, California, United States July 17, 2016 Details
Ochlodes sylvanoides
Woodland Skipper
August 31, 2014 RichHubie Mendocino County, California, United States July 04, 2016 Details
Vanessa virginiensis
American Lady
August 31, 2014 RichHubie Mendocino County, California, United States July 17, 2016 Details
Atalopedes campestris
Sachem
October 02, 2014 RichHubie Mendocino County, California, United States July 04, 2016 Details
Elaphria grata
Grateful Midget
October 04, 2014 Peter Homann Leon County, Florida, United States July 20, 2016 Details
Hylephila phyleus
Fiery Skipper
October 16, 2014 agathman Cape Girardeau County, Missouri, United States July 21, 2016 Details
Pyrgus communis
Common Checkered-Skipper
October 16, 2014 agathman Cape Girardeau County, Missouri, United States July 24, 2016 Details
Vanessa cardui
Painted Lady
October 16, 2014 agathman Cape Girardeau County, Missouri, United States July 24, 2016 Details
Polygonia interrogationis
Question Mark
October 17, 2014 agathman Scott County, Missouri, United States July 21, 2016 Details
Copaeodes aurantiaca
Orange Skipperling
October 25, 2014 Redheart Canyonlands Bandera County, Texas, United States July 16, 2016 Details
Megalographa biloba
Bilobed Looper Moth
December 06, 2014 Peter Homann Leon County, Florida, United States July 20, 2016 Details
Chaetaglaea tremula
Trembling Sallow
December 09, 2014 Peter Homann Leon County, Florida, United States July 20, 2016 Details
Leptotes cassius
Cassius Blue
December 20, 2014 totonka Broward County, Florida, United States July 19, 2016 Details
Polygonia faunus
Green Comma
January 09, 2015 RichHubie Mendocino County, California, United States July 17, 2016 Details
Hypena scabra
Green Cloverworm Moth
January 21, 2015 Peter Homann Leon County, Florida, United States July 22, 2016 Details
Condica vecors
Dusky Groundling
January 21, 2015 Peter Homann Leon County, Florida, United States July 22, 2016 Details
Lithophane antennata
Ashen Pinion
January 31, 2015 Peter Homann Leon County, Florida, United States July 18, 2016 Details