Recently Verified Sightings

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Species Observation Datesort icon Submitter Location Verified Date
Cupido comyntas
Eastern Tailed-Blue
June 24, 1979 Indy Entomologist Carroll County, Indiana, United States April 07, 2015 Details
Satyrium liparops
Striped Hairstreak
June 30, 1979 Indy Entomologist White County, Indiana, United States April 07, 2015 Details
Thorybes pylades
Northern Cloudywing
July 01, 1979 Indy Entomologist Carroll County, Indiana, United States April 06, 2015 Details
Chlosyne nycteis
Silvery Checkerspot
July 09, 1979 Indy Entomologist Pulaski County, Indiana, United States April 07, 2015 Details
Asterocampa clyton
Tawny Emperor
July 15, 1979 Indy Entomologist Marshall County, Indiana, United States April 08, 2015 Details
Libytheana carinenta
American Snout
August 24, 1979 Indy Entomologist Carroll County, Indiana, United States April 07, 2015 Details
Junonia coenia
Common Buckeye
August 09, 1986 Indy Entomologist Carroll County, Indiana, United States April 06, 2015 Details
Phyciodes tharos
Pearl Crescent
August 23, 1986 Indy Entomologist White County, Indiana, United States April 08, 2015 Details
Pholisora catullus
Common Sootywing
July 04, 2002 Indy Entomologist Clinton County, Indiana, United States April 06, 2015 Details
Smerinthus cerisyi
One-eyed sphinx
July 05, 2008 janazak British Columbia, Canada April 13, 2015 Details
Feltia subterranea
Subterranean Dart Moth
September 13, 2008 Terry W. Johnson Monroe County, Georgia, United States April 06, 2015 Details
Spilosoma dubia
Dubious Tiger Moth
May 15, 2009 curtis.lehman
(Steven Johnson)
Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania, United States April 20, 2015 Details
Anthanassa texana
Texan Crescent
April 30, 2010 redandsilverfox Harris County, Texas, United States April 12, 2015 Details
Papilio polyxenes
Black Swallowtail
July 25, 2010 redandsilverfox Fort Bend County, Texas, United States April 13, 2015 Details
Sphinx libocedrus
Incense cedar sphinx
October 12, 2010 Margaret and I 1996 Texas, United States, Webb County April 18, 2015 Details
Xylophanes tersa
Tersa Sphinx
March 23, 2011 Margaret and I 1996 Texas, United States, Webb County April 18, 2015 Details
Anthocharis midea
Falcate Orangetip
March 26, 2011 Laurie Sheppard Grayson County, Texas, United States April 21, 2015 Details
Junonia coenia
Common Buckeye
March 31, 2011 redandsilverfox Harris County, Texas, United States April 15, 2015 Details
Hermeuptychia sosybius
Carolina Satyr
April 16, 2011 Laurie Sheppard Grayson County, Texas, United States April 22, 2015 Details
Enodia anthedon
Northern Pearly-eye
April 30, 2011 Laurie Sheppard Grayson County, Texas, United States April 22, 2015 Details
Satyrium favonius ontario
'Northern' Southern Hairstreak
May 06, 2011 Laurie Sheppard Grayson County, Texas, United States April 13, 2015 Details
Leptotes marina
Marine Blue
May 14, 2011 Laurie Sheppard Grayson County, Texas, United States April 22, 2015 Details
Estigmene acrea
Salt Marsh Moth or Acrea Moth
July 30, 2011 Cyndi Kalkaska County, Michigan, United States April 11, 2015 Details
Melanchra adjuncta
Hitched Arches
September 04, 2011 Jeanne M Henderson Midland County, Michigan, United States April 11, 2015 Details
Idaea furciferata
Notch-winged Wave
May 12, 2012 mikelchap United States April 06, 2015 Details
Nemoria lixaria
Red-bordered Emerald
May 12, 2012 mikelchap United States April 06, 2015 Details
Hypsopygia binodulalis
Pink-fringed Dolichomia Moth
May 12, 2012 mikelchap United States April 06, 2015 Details
Eucosma bobana July 12, 2012 klebo Coconino County, Arizona, United States April 22, 2015 Details
Sicya morsicaria July 12, 2012 klebo Coconino County, Arizona, United States April 22, 2015 Details
Chionodes dentella July 12, 2012 klebo Coconino County, Arizona, United States April 22, 2015 Details
Euxoa olivalis July 12, 2012 klebo Coconino County, Arizona, United States April 22, 2015 Details
Lerema accius
Clouded Skipper
July 14, 2012 Laurie Sheppard Grayson County, Texas, United States April 14, 2015 Details
Lerodea eufala
Eufala Skipper
July 22, 2012 Laurie Sheppard Grayson County, Texas, United States April 14, 2015 Details
Asterocampa celtis
Hackberry Emperor
July 30, 2012 Indy Entomologist Boone County, Indiana, United States April 06, 2015 Details
Hypagyrtis unipunctata
One-Spotted Variant
August 17, 2012 Howell_Curtis Harrison County, Indiana, United States April 22, 2015 Details
Arugisa lutea
Common Arugisa
August 24, 2012 Howell_Curtis Harrison County, Indiana, United States April 22, 2015 Details
Mimoschinia rufofascialis
Rufous-banded Crambid Moth
September 11, 2012 Josiah Gilbert San Luis Obispo County, California, United States April 21, 2015 Details
Polygonia interrogationis
Question Mark
September 25, 2012 DWIH Tulsa County, Oklahoma, United States April 05, 2015 Details
Phoebis sennae
Cloudless Sulphur
October 21, 2012 captaincarl Allen County, Indiana, United States April 05, 2015 Details
Hypena scabra
Green Cloverworm Moth
November 12, 2012 Terry W. Johnson Monroe County, Georgia, United States April 06, 2015 Details
Junonia coenia
Common Buckeye
November 21, 2012 Terry W. Johnson Monroe County, Georgia, United States April 06, 2015 Details
Phoebis sennae
Cloudless Sulphur
November 21, 2012 Terry W. Johnson Monroe County, Georgia, United States April 06, 2015 Details
Eantis tamenund
Northern Sicklewing
February 20, 2013 tjrickert Cameron County, Texas, United States April 17, 2015 Details
Phoberia atomaris
Common Oak Moth
March 17, 2013 Mike Dillon Harrison County, Texas, United States April 12, 2015 Details
Argyrotaenia mariana
Gray-banded Leafroller
May 05, 2013 LinRandolph Ashtabula County, Ohio, United States April 20, 2015 Details
Lascoria ambigualis
Ambiguous Moth
May 10, 2013 LinRandolph Ashtabula County, Ohio, United States April 23, 2015 Details
Cyclophora packardi
Packard's Wave
May 18, 2013 LinRandolph Ashtabula County, Ohio, United States April 22, 2015 Details
Clostera apicalis May 18, 2013 LinRandolph Ashtabula County, Ohio, United States April 23, 2015 Details
Nemoria bistriaria
Red-fringed Emerald
May 19, 2013 LinRandolph Ashtabula County, Ohio, United States April 20, 2015 Details
Probole alienaria
Alien Probole
May 19, 2013 LinRandolph Ashtabula County, Ohio, United States April 22, 2015 Details
Dichorda iridaria
Showy Emerald
May 29, 2013 LinRandolph Ashtabula County, Ohio, United States April 20, 2015 Details
Eutelia pulcherrima
Beautiful Eutelia
May 30, 2013 LinRandolph Ashtabula County, Ohio, United States April 23, 2015 Details
Parornix preciosella June 01, 2013 klebo Sullivan County, Pennsylvania, United States April 13, 2015 Details
Phalaenophana pyramusalis
Dark-banded Owlet Moth
June 07, 2013 LinRandolph Ashtabula County, Ohio, United States April 22, 2015 Details
Eumorpha achemon
Achemon sphinx
June 08, 2013 LeslieVol3 Adams County, Colorado, United States April 09, 2015 Details
Ochropleura implecta
American Flame-shouldered Dart
June 09, 2013 LinRandolph Ashtabula County, Ohio, United States April 21, 2015 Details
Proteoteras naracana June 14, 2013 tom murray Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States April 22, 2015 Details
Odontosia elegans
Elegant Prominent
June 15, 2013 LinRandolph Ashtabula County, Ohio, United States April 21, 2015 Details
Aethalura intertexta
Four-barred Gray
June 23, 2013 LinRandolph Ashtabula County, Ohio, United States April 22, 2015 Details
Yponomeuta multipunctella
American Ermine Moth
June 26, 2013 LinRandolph Ashtabula County, Ohio, United States April 22, 2015 Details
Bleptina caradrinalis
Bent-winged Owlet Moth
June 29, 2013 LinRandolph Ashtabula County, Ohio, United States April 23, 2015 Details
Dichomeris flavocostella
Cream-bordered Dichomeris Moth
July 03, 2013 LinRandolph Ashtabula County, Ohio, United States April 21, 2015 Details
Euzophera semifuneralis July 03, 2013 LinRandolph Ashtabula County, Ohio, United States April 23, 2015 Details
Olethreutes fasciatana July 04, 2013 LinRandolph Ashtabula County, Ohio, United States April 23, 2015 Details
Epiblema otiosana
Bidens Borer Moth
July 07, 2013 LinRandolph Ashtabula County, Ohio, United States April 23, 2015 Details
Pantographa limata
Linden-Leafroller Moth
July 12, 2013 LinRandolph Ashtabula County, Ohio, United States April 23, 2015 Details
Costaconvexa centrostrigaria
The Bent-line Carpet
July 12, 2013 LinRandolph Ashtabula County, Ohio, United States April 23, 2015 Details
Euclea delphinii
Spiny Oak-slug Moth
July 15, 2013 LinRandolph Ashtabula County, Ohio, United States April 21, 2015 Details
Spodoptera ornithogalli
Yellow-striped Armyworm Moth
July 16, 2013 nicoel Kalamazoo County, Michigan, United States April 14, 2015 Details
Neoalbertia constans July 26, 2013 Finatic02 Cochise County, Arizona, United States April 22, 2015 Details
August 06, 2013 ankicazander Washtenaw County, Michigan, United States April 12, 2015 Details
Pyrausta bicoloralis August 25, 2013 LinRandolph Ashtabula County, Ohio, United States April 23, 2015 Details
Idia americalis
American Idia Moth
August 30, 2013 LinRandolph Ashtabula County, Ohio, United States April 22, 2015 Details
Hermeuptychia sosybius
Carolina Satyr
September 06, 2013 Ken Cheeks Lincoln County, Georgia, United States April 06, 2015 Details
Acronicta grisea
Gray Dagger Moth
September 09, 2013 HHebner Macomb County, Michigan, United States April 11, 2015 Details
Harrisimemna trisignata
Harris' Three Spot
September 11, 2013 franpope Garrett County, Maryland, United States April 18, 2015 Details
Sunira bicolorago
Bicolored Sallow
October 01, 2013 LinRandolph Ashtabula County, Ohio, United States April 22, 2015 Details
Anartia jatrophae
White Peacock
January 04, 2014 LLJohnson Dominican Republic April 06, 2015 Details
Urbanus dorantes
Dorantes Longtail
January 04, 2014 LLJohnson Dominican Republic April 06, 2015 Details
Pyrgus oileus
Tropical Checkered-Skipper
January 04, 2014 LLJohnson Dominican Republic April 06, 2015 Details
Nephelodes minians
Bronzed Cutworm Moth
April 01, 2014 Christie21 Isabella County, Michigan, United States April 12, 2015 Details
Euthyatira pudens
Dogwood Thyatirid
April 20, 2014 curtis.lehman
(Paul Dennehy)
York County, Pennsylvania, United States April 22, 2015 Details
Mesoleuca gratulata
Half-white Carpet Moth
April 29, 2014 jvhigbee Pierce County, Washington, United States April 24, 2015 Details
Plagodis pulveraria
American Barred Umber
May 07, 2014 LinRandolph Ashtabula County, Ohio, United States April 22, 2015 Details
Nepterotaea diagonalis May 15, 2014 D. Dodd Texas, Presidio County, United States April 14, 2015 Details
Ctenucha virginica
Virginia Ctenucha
May 17, 2014 Jan Presque Isle County, Michigan, United States April 11, 2015 Details
Micrathetis costiplaga. May 17, 2014 ddodd Jeff Davis County, Texas, United States April 18, 2015 Details
Mesoleuca ruficillata
White-ribboned Carpet Moth
May 22, 2014 LinRandolph Ashtabula County, Ohio, United States April 20, 2015 Details
Panopoda rufimargo
Red-lined Panopoda
May 24, 2014 JHCarpenter Dorchester County, South Carolina, United States April 10, 2015 Details
Hyphantria cunea
Fall Webworm Moth
May 24, 2014 JHCarpenter Dorchester County, South Carolina, United States April 10, 2015 Details
Acronicta vinnula
Delightful Dagger Moth
May 24, 2014 JHCarpenter Dorchester County, South Carolina, United States April 10, 2015 Details
Pococera asperatella
Maple Webworm Moth
May 24, 2014 JHCarpenter Dorchester County, South Carolina, United States April 10, 2015 Details
Macaria aemulataria
Common Angle
May 24, 2014 JHCarpenter Dorchester County, South Carolina, United States April 10, 2015 Details
Pococera asperatella
Maple Webworm Moth
May 24, 2014 JHCarpenter Dorchester County, South Carolina, United States April 10, 2015 Details
Acronicta vinnula
Delightful Dagger Moth
May 24, 2014 JHCarpenter Dorchester County, South Carolina, United States April 10, 2015 Details
Macaria fissinotata
Hemlock Angle
May 24, 2014 JHCarpenter Dorchester County, South Carolina, United States April 10, 2015 Details
Choristoneura obsoletana May 24, 2014 JHCarpenter Dorchester County, South Carolina, United States April 10, 2015 Details
Nephelodes minians
Bronzed Cutworm Moth
May 25, 2014 antim Van Buren County, Michigan, United States April 12, 2015 Details
Catocala gracilis
Graceful Underwing
May 25, 2014 JHCarpenter Dorchester County, South Carolina, United States April 10, 2015 Details
Hypomecis umbrosaria May 25, 2014 JHCarpenter Dorchester County, South Carolina, United States April 10, 2015 Details