Recently Verified Sightings

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Species Observation Datesort icon Submitter Location Verified Date
Thorybes bathyllus
Southern Cloudywing
June 05, 1964 Indy Entomologist Allen County, Indiana, United States February 22, 2015 Details
Manduca quinquemaculata
Five-spotted hawkmoth
June 26, 1965 Indy Entomologist Allen County, Indiana, United States February 22, 2015 Details
Pontia protodice
Checkered White
August 10, 1966 Indy Entomologist Allen County, Indiana, United States February 24, 2015 Details
Nymphalis antiopa
Mourning Cloak
June 09, 1968 Indy Entomologist Allen County, Indiana, United States February 23, 2015 Details
Cupido comyntas
Eastern Tailed-Blue
September 01, 1968 Indy Entomologist Allen County, Indiana, United States February 23, 2015 Details
Polites themistocles
Tawny-edged Skipper
September 04, 1968 Indy Entomologist Allen County, Indiana, United States February 23, 2015 Details
Hylephila phyleus
Fiery Skipper
September 15, 1968 Indy Entomologist Allen County, Indiana, United States February 23, 2015 Details
Poanes hobomok
Hobomok Skipper
September 19, 1968 Indy Entomologist Allen County, Indiana, United States February 23, 2015 Details
Ancyloxypha numitor
Least Skipper
September 10, 1969 Indy Entomologist Lagrange County, Indiana, United States February 24, 2015 Details
Archips argyrospila
Fruit-tree Leafroller Moth
July 13, 1976 curtis.lehman
(Jerry McWilliams)
Erie County, Pennsylvania, United States February 28, 2015 Details
Vanessa cardui
Painted Lady
June 24, 1979 Indy Entomologist Carroll County, Indiana, United States February 22, 2015 Details
Strymon melinus
Gray Hairstreak
June 24, 1979 Indy Entomologist Carroll County, Indiana, United States February 21, 2015 Details
Megisto cymela
Little Wood-Satyr
July 01, 1979 Indy Entomologist Carroll County, Indiana, United States February 22, 2015 Details
Colias eurytheme
Orange Sulphur
July 03, 1979 Indy Entomologist Carroll County, Indiana, United States February 22, 2015 Details
Boloria bellona
Meadow Fritillary
July 04, 1979 Indy Entomologist Carroll County, Indiana, United States February 22, 2015 Details
Lycaena phlaeas
American Copper
July 05, 1979 Indy Entomologist White County, Indiana, United States February 20, 2015 Details
Eurytides marcellus
Zebra Swallowtail
July 07, 1979 Indy Entomologist Cass County, Indiana, United States February 20, 2015 Details
Aglais milberti
Milbert's Tortoiseshell
July 09, 1979 Indy Entomologist Pulaski County, Indiana, United States February 25, 2015 Details
Vanessa atalanta
Red Admiral
July 10, 1979 Indy Entomologist Carroll County, Indiana, United States February 23, 2015 Details
Phyciodes tharos
Pearl Crescent
July 10, 1979 Indy Entomologist White County, Indiana, United States February 23, 2015 Details
Papilio polyxenes
Black Swallowtail
July 18, 1979 Indy Entomologist Carroll County, Indiana, United States February 22, 2015 Details
Libytheana carinenta
American Snout
August 24, 1979 Indy Entomologist Carroll County, Indiana, United States February 22, 2015 Details
Limenitis arthemis astyanax
'Astyanax' Red-spotted Purple
August 24, 1979 Indy Entomologist Carroll County, Indiana, United States February 23, 2015 Details
Speyeria cybele
Great Spangled Fritillary
July 10, 1980 Indy Entomologist Carroll County, Indiana, United States February 23, 2015 Details
Pholisora catullus
Common Sootywing
July 12, 1980 Indy Entomologist Carroll County, Indiana, United States February 22, 2015 Details
Papilio troilus
Spicebush Swallowtail
July 25, 1980 Indy Entomologist White County, Indiana, United States February 23, 2015 Details
Wallengrenia egeremet
Northern Broken-Dash
August 23, 1980 Indy Entomologist Carroll County, Indiana, United States February 22, 2015 Details
Pontia protodice
Checkered White
August 27, 1980 Indy Entomologist Carroll County, Indiana, United States February 22, 2015 Details
Pontia protodice
Checkered White
August 27, 1980 Indy Entomologist Carroll County, Indiana, United States February 20, 2015 Details
Papilio glaucus
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail
April 25, 1981 Indy Entomologist Carroll County, Indiana, United States February 22, 2015 Details
Nymphalis antiopa
Mourning Cloak
May 25, 1981 Indy Entomologist Carroll County, Indiana, United States February 22, 2015 Details
Euchlaena pectinaria
Forked Euchlaena
July 15, 1981 Indy Entomologist Taney County, Missouri, United States February 16, 2015 Details
Lerema accius
Clouded Skipper
July 19, 1981 Indy Entomologist Bexar County, Texas, United States February 28, 2015 Details
Vanessa atalanta
Red Admiral
June 16, 1982 Indy Entomologist Pulaski County, Indiana, United States February 24, 2015 Details
Danaus plexippus
Monarch
August 25, 1986 Indy Entomologist Fulton County, Indiana, United States February 20, 2015 Details
Vanessa virginiensis
American Lady
June 17, 1987 Indy Entomologist Clinton County, Indiana, United States February 21, 2015 Details
Papilio cresphontes
Giant Swallowtail
July 10, 1987 Indy Entomologist Carroll County, Indiana, United States February 20, 2015 Details
Battus philenor
Pipevine Swallowtail
August 09, 1987 Indy Entomologist Carroll County, Indiana, United States February 23, 2015 Details
Pyrisitia lisa
Little Yellow
September 03, 1987 Indy Entomologist Carroll County, Indiana, United States February 21, 2015 Details
Polygonia faunus
Green Comma
August 01, 1994 Indy Entomologist Ontario, Canada February 13, 2015 Details
Polygonia faunus
Green Comma
August 05, 1995 Indy Entomologist Ontario, Canada February 13, 2015 Details
Limenitis arthemis astyanax
'Astyanax' Red-spotted Purple
August 02, 1997 Indy Entomologist McLean County, Illinois, United States February 11, 2015 Details
Phyciodes tharos
Pearl Crescent
May 21, 1998 Indy Entomologist Jo Daviess County, Illinois, United States February 15, 2015 Details
Boloria bellona
Meadow Fritillary
October 02, 2000 Indy Entomologist Cass County, Indiana, United States February 25, 2015 Details
Polygonia interrogationis
Question Mark
July 11, 2002 Indy Entomologist Clinton County, Indiana, United States February 21, 2015 Details
Eudryas grata
Beautiful Wood-nymph
July 26, 2003 Dave Lenweaver Onondaga County, New York, United States February 14, 2015 Details
Actias luna
Luna moth
June 05, 2004 LRGoodger Cass County, Michigan, United States February 24, 2015 Details
Antheraea polyphemus
Polyphemus moth
June 10, 2004 LRGoodger Cass County, Michigan, United States February 24, 2015 Details
Euptoieta claudia
Variegated Fritillary
August 15, 2004 Indy Entomologist Boone County, Indiana, United States February 21, 2015 Details
Libytheana carinenta
American Snout
August 05, 2006 Indy Entomologist Marion County, Indiana, United States February 21, 2015 Details
Phoebis sennae
Cloudless Sulphur
August 20, 2006 Indy Entomologist Clinton County, Indiana, United States February 23, 2015 Details
Erynnis baptisiae
Wild Indigo Duskywing
August 22, 2006 Indy Entomologist Marion County, Indiana, United States February 22, 2015 Details
Epiblema scudderiana
Goldenrod Gall Moth
June 07, 2007 curtis.lehman
(Jerry McWilliams)
Forest County, Pennsylvania, United States March 01, 2015 Details
Agriphila ruricolellus June 07, 2007 curtis.lehman
(Jerry McWilliams)
Forest County, Pennsylvania, United States March 01, 2015 Details
Vanessa atalanta
Red Admiral
June 11, 2007 Indy Entomologist Clinton County, Indiana, United States February 22, 2015 Details
Anatrytone logan
Delaware Skipper
June 11, 2007 Indy Entomologist Clinton County, Indiana, United States February 22, 2015 Details
Pero morrisonaria
Morrison's Pero
June 11, 2007 curtis.lehman
(Jerry McWilliams)
Erie County, Pennsylvania, United States March 01, 2015 Details
Megisto cymela
Little Wood-Satyr
June 16, 2007 Indy Entomologist Brown County, Indiana, United States February 24, 2015 Details
Cercyonis pegala
Common Wood-Nymph
August 05, 2007 Ann and Rob Simpson Yellowstone National Park County, Wyoming, United States February 23, 2015 Details
Cercyonis pegala
Common Wood-Nymph
August 05, 2007 Ann and Rob Simpson Yellowstone National Park County, Wyoming, United States February 23, 2015 Details
Vanessa cardui
Painted Lady
August 19, 2007 Indy Entomologist Boone County, Indiana, United States February 21, 2015 Details
Epargyreus clarus
Silver-spotted Skipper
September 09, 2007 Indy Entomologist Boone County, Indiana, United States February 21, 2015 Details
Battus philenor
Pipevine Swallowtail
September 10, 2007 Indy Entomologist Boone County, Indiana, United States February 21, 2015 Details
Papilio glaucus
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail
August 03, 2008 Indy Entomologist Boone County, Indiana, United States February 21, 2015 Details
Euxoa obeliscoides August 29, 2008 Lula Field Franklin County, Massachusetts, United States February 27, 2015 Details
Ulolonche culea
Sheathed Quaker
June 14, 2009 Lula Field Worcester County, Massachusetts, United States February 28, 2015 Details
Leucania insueta June 21, 2009 Lula Field Franklin County, Massachusetts, United States February 19, 2015 Details
Hemaris thysbe
Hummingbird Clearwing
August 07, 2009 Bill Keim Mercer County, New Jersey, United States February 28, 2015 Details
Asterocampa celtis
Hackberry Emperor
August 15, 2009 Indy Entomologist Clinton County, Indiana, United States February 22, 2015 Details
Orthosia garmani
Garman's Quaker
March 25, 2010 Audrey R Hoff Knox County, Tennessee, United States February 10, 2015 Details
Achatia distincta
Distinct Quaker
April 15, 2010 Audrey R Hoff Knox County, Tennessee, United States February 10, 2015 Details
Copivaleria grotei
Grote's Sallow
April 15, 2010 Audrey R Hoff Knox County, Tennessee, United States February 10, 2015 Details
Baileya ophthalmica
Eyed Baileya
May 01, 2010 Audrey R Hoff Knox County, Tennessee, United States February 10, 2015 Details
Nola pustulata
Sharp-blotched Nola
May 14, 2010 Audrey R Hoff Knox County, Tennessee, United States February 10, 2015 Details
Paectes pygmaea
Pygmy Paectes
May 27, 2010 Audrey R Hoff Knox County, Tennessee, United States February 10, 2015 Details
Papilio troilus
Spicebush Swallowtail
June 01, 2010 Indy Entomologist Clinton County, Indiana, United States February 22, 2015 Details
Polygrammodes flavidalis June 11, 2010 Audrey R Hoff Knox County, Tennessee, United States February 10, 2015 Details
Vanessa virginiensis
American Lady
June 17, 2010 Indy Entomologist Clinton County, Indiana, United States February 22, 2015 Details
Colias eurytheme
Orange Sulphur
June 17, 2010 Indy Entomologist Clinton County, Indiana, United States February 22, 2015 Details
Colias eurytheme
Orange Sulphur
June 17, 2010 Indy Entomologist Clinton County, Indiana, United States February 20, 2015 Details
Acronicta afflicta
Afflicted Dagger Moth
June 20, 2010 Lula Field Worcester County, Massachusetts, United States February 28, 2015 Details
Asterocampa clyton
Tawny Emperor
July 11, 2010 Indy Entomologist Clinton County, Indiana, United States February 21, 2015 Details
Papilio glaucus
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail
July 11, 2010 Indy Entomologist Clinton County, Indiana, United States February 22, 2015 Details
Polites themistocles
Tawny-edged Skipper
August 01, 2010 Indy Entomologist Boone County, Indiana, United States February 21, 2015 Details
Nola cereella August 02, 2010 Audrey R Hoff Knox County, Tennessee, United States February 10, 2015 Details
Catocala nebulosa
Clouded Underwing
August 04, 2010 Audrey R Hoff Knox County, Tennessee, United States February 10, 2015 Details
Pococera asperatella
Maple Webworm Moth
August 05, 2010 Audrey R Hoff Knox County, Tennessee, United States February 10, 2015 Details
Limenitis archippus
Viceroy
August 12, 2010 Indy Entomologist Boone County, Indiana, United States February 21, 2015 Details
Polygonia comma
Eastern Comma
August 13, 2010 Indy Entomologist Boone County, Indiana, United States February 23, 2015 Details
Hemaris thysbe
Hummingbird Clearwing
August 19, 2010 reutere Delaware County, New York, United States February 16, 2015 Details
Hemaris diffinis
Snowberry Clearwing
August 19, 2010 reutere Delaware County, New York, United States February 16, 2015 Details
Asterocampa clyton
Tawny Emperor
August 22, 2010 Indy Entomologist Boone County, Indiana, United States February 21, 2015 Details
Papilio troilus
Spicebush Swallowtail
September 02, 2010 Indy Entomologist Boone County, Indiana, United States February 23, 2015 Details
Ceratomia catalpae
Catalpa sphinx
September 15, 2010 reutere Delaware County, New York, United States February 16, 2015 Details
Hylephila phyleus
Fiery Skipper
September 20, 2010 Indy Entomologist Boone County, Indiana, United States February 21, 2015 Details
Utetheisa ornatrix
Bella Moth
September 26, 2010 reutere Delaware County, New York, United States February 16, 2015 Details
Orgyia leucostigma
White-marked Tussock Moth
December 23, 2010 JeanEvoy De Soto County, Florida, United States February 13, 2015 Details
Thyris sepulchralis
Mournful Thyris
May 07, 2011 reutere Delaware County, New York, United States February 13, 2015 Details
Ulolonche modesta May 25, 2011 Lula Field Worcester County, Massachusetts, United States February 23, 2015 Details
Zale squamularis
Gray-banded Zale
June 03, 2011 reutere Delaware County, New York, United States February 13, 2015 Details