Recently Verified Sightings

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Species Observation Datesort icon Submitter Location Verified Date
Cyllopsis gemma
Gemmed Satyr
August 12, 2002 Joe Saunders Mercer County, West Virginia, United States July 02, 2015 Details
Polygonia interrogationis
Question Mark
October 01, 2002 Joe Saunders Mercer County, West Virginia, United States July 02, 2015 Details
Pyrausta orphisalis
Orange Mint Moth
July 20, 2004 curtis.lehman Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, United States June 28, 2015 Details
Euphyes vestris
Dun Skipper
August 16, 2005 Joe Saunders Mercer County, West Virginia, United States June 25, 2015 Details
Calpodes ethlius
Brazilian Skipper
August 19, 2005 Joe Saunders Mercer County, West Virginia, United States June 24, 2015 Details
Poanes zabulon
Zabulon Skipper
August 19, 2005 Joe Saunders Mercer County, West Virginia, United States June 24, 2015 Details
Panoquina ocola
Ocola Skipper
August 29, 2005 Joe Saunders Mercer County, West Virginia, United States June 24, 2015 Details
Vanessa cardui
Painted Lady
August 29, 2005 Joe Saunders Mercer County, West Virginia, United States July 02, 2015 Details
Anisota senatoria
Orange-tipped oakworm moth
August 25, 2006 Allen Belden Richmond City County, Virginia, United States July 01, 2015 Details
Poanes hobomok
Hobomok Skipper
June 01, 2007 Joe Saunders Mercer County, West Virginia, United States June 24, 2015 Details
Satyrodes appalachia
Appalachian Brown
June 07, 2007 Joe Saunders Mercer County, West Virginia, United States July 02, 2015 Details
Lycaena phlaeas
American Copper
July 07, 2007 Joe Saunders Mercer County, West Virginia, United States July 02, 2015 Details
Autochton cellus
Golden Banded-Skipper
July 18, 2007 Pierre Howard Bartow County, Georgia, United States June 22, 2015 Details
Pyrgus communis
Common Checkered-Skipper
September 27, 2007 Joe Saunders Mercer County, West Virginia, United States June 25, 2015 Details
Hemaris diffinis
Snowberry Clearwing
May 20, 2008 Allen Belden Richmond City County, Virginia, United States June 16, 2015 Details
Ancyloxypha numitor
Least Skipper
June 22, 2008 Joe Saunders Mercer County, West Virginia, United States June 24, 2015 Details
Asterocampa clyton
Tawny Emperor
June 22, 2008 Joe Saunders Mercer County, West Virginia, United States July 02, 2015 Details
Satyrium liparops
Striped Hairstreak
June 24, 2008 Joe Saunders Mercer County, West Virginia, United States July 02, 2015 Details
Atteva aurea
Ailanthus Webworm Moth
September 26, 2009 Allen Belden Richmond City County, Virginia, United States July 01, 2015 Details
Zale unilineata
One-lined Zale
May 08, 2010 Audrey R Hoff Knox County, Tennessee, United States June 15, 2015 Details
Papilio polyxenes
Black Swallowtail
June 11, 2010 Joe Saunders Mercer County, West Virginia, United States July 02, 2015 Details
Limenitis archippus
Viceroy
April 08, 2011 ncrosbyrd McIntosh County, Georgia, United States June 23, 2015 Details
Erynnis icelus
Dreamy Duskywing
May 02, 2011 Joe Saunders Mercer County, West Virginia, United States June 24, 2015 Details
Anisota virginiensis
Pink-striped oakworm moth
May 07, 2011 Clarentine Goochland County, Virginia, United States June 28, 2015 Details
Pieris rapae
Cabbage White
May 22, 2011 Joe Saunders Mercer County, West Virginia, United States June 25, 2015 Details
Microcrambus elegans
Elegant Grass-veneer
August 16, 2011 Allen Belden Richmond City County, Virginia, United States July 01, 2015 Details
Cercyonis pegala
Common Wood-Nymph
September 12, 2011 Pierre Howard Douglas County, Georgia, United States June 22, 2015 Details
Strymon melinus
Gray Hairstreak
September 17, 2011 Pierre Howard Douglas County, Georgia, United States June 22, 2015 Details
Polygonia interrogationis
Question Mark
September 17, 2011 Clarentine Goochland County, Virginia, United States June 27, 2015 Details
Anthocharis midea
Falcate Orangetip
March 20, 2012 Joe Saunders Mercer County, West Virginia, United States June 25, 2015 Details
Colias eurytheme
Orange Sulphur
April 01, 2012 Joe Saunders Mercer County, West Virginia, United States June 25, 2015 Details
Thorybes confusis
Confused Cloudywing
May 02, 2012 Pierre Howard Meriwether County, Georgia, United States June 22, 2015 Details
Pieris rapae
Cabbage White
May 21, 2012 Terry W. Johnson Monroe County, Georgia, United States June 22, 2015 Details
Vanessa virginiensis
American Lady
May 26, 2012 Terry W. Johnson Monroe County, Georgia, United States June 22, 2015 Details
Phyciodes tharos
Pearl Crescent
May 26, 2012 Terry W. Johnson Monroe County, Georgia, United States June 22, 2015 Details
Ascia monuste
Great Southern White
June 03, 2012 ncrosbyrd McIntosh County, Georgia, United States June 23, 2015 Details
Promalactis suzukiella
Suzuki's Promalactis Moth
June 21, 2012 Bill Keim Bucks County, Pennsylvania, United States June 21, 2015 Details
Amphipyra pyramidoides
Copper Underwing
June 30, 2012 Bill Keim Bucks County, Pennsylvania, United States July 05, 2015 Details
Diachrysia aereoides
Dark-spotted Looper
July 12, 2012 franpope Garrett County, Maryland, United States July 02, 2015 Details
Atalopedes campestris
Sachem
July 19, 2012 Joe Saunders Mercer County, West Virginia, United States June 24, 2015 Details
Gnophaela vermiculata July 21, 2012 martinametz Alberta, Canada June 19, 2015 Details
Papilio glaucus
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail
July 23, 2012 SaraJE Ontario, Canada June 15, 2015 Details
Nymphalis antiopa
Mourning Cloak
August 08, 2012 martinametz Alberta, Canada June 16, 2015 Details
Hylephila phyleus
Fiery Skipper
August 13, 2012 Joe Saunders Mercer County, West Virginia, United States June 24, 2015 Details
Pyrisitia lisa
Little Yellow
September 03, 2012 Joe Saunders Mercer County, West Virginia, United States June 25, 2015 Details
Lerema accius
Clouded Skipper
September 16, 2012 Joe Saunders Mercer County, West Virginia, United States June 25, 2015 Details
Pyrisitia lisa
Little Yellow
November 10, 2012 ncrosbyrd McIntosh County, Georgia, United States June 23, 2015 Details
Abaeis nicippe
Sleepy Orange
November 10, 2012 ncrosbyrd McIntosh County, Georgia, United States June 23, 2015 Details
Megisto viola
Viola's Wood-Satyr
April 03, 2013 ncrosbyrd McIntosh County, Georgia, United States June 23, 2015 Details
Papilio polyxenes
Black Swallowtail
May 19, 2013 SaraJE Ontario, Canada June 15, 2015 Details
Erynnis juvenalis
Juvenal's Duskywing
May 31, 2013 Rick Henle Carroll County, New Hampshire, United States June 30, 2015 Details
Enodia anthedon
Northern Pearly-eye
June 08, 2013 Joe Saunders Mercer County, West Virginia, United States July 02, 2015 Details
Megisto cymela
Little Wood-Satyr
June 15, 2013 sh11 Ontario, Canada June 17, 2015 Details
Yponomeuta multipunctella
American Ermine Moth
June 20, 2013 Allen Belden Richmond City County, Virginia, United States July 01, 2015 Details
Melittia cucurbitae
Squash Vine Borer
June 24, 2013 Allen Belden Richmond City County, Virginia, United States July 01, 2015 Details
Erynnis baptisiae
Wild Indigo Duskywing
July 18, 2013 klavierabend Orange County, New York, United States July 02, 2015 Details
Limenitis lorquini
Lorquin's Admiral
July 19, 2013 chreliot Powell County, Montana, United States June 28, 2015 Details
Hemileuca eglanterina
Western sheepmoth
July 19, 2013 chreliot Powell County, Montana, United States June 21, 2015 Details
Speyeria cybele
Great Spangled Fritillary
July 21, 2013 kbuckler Genesee County, New York, United States July 02, 2015 Details
Grammia arge
Arge Tiger Moth
July 24, 2013 cvsharkey Tompkins County, New York, United States July 02, 2015 Details
Grammia parthenice
Parthenice Tiger Moth
July 27, 2013 martinametz Alberta, Canada June 16, 2015 Details
Catocala neogama
The Bride
July 31, 2013 wayne13114 Oswego County, New York, United States July 02, 2015 Details
Cupido comyntas
Eastern Tailed-Blue
August 17, 2013 Nick Pulcinella Chester County, Pennsylvania, United States June 27, 2015 Details
Papilio polyxenes
Black Swallowtail
August 22, 2013 SaraJE Ontario, Canada June 15, 2015 Details
Colias philodice
Clouded Sulphur
September 09, 2013 sh11 Ontario, Canada June 17, 2015 Details
Limenitis arthemis astyanax
'Astyanax' Red-spotted Purple
September 11, 2013 ncrosbyrd McIntosh County, Georgia, United States June 23, 2015 Details
Cupido comyntas
Eastern Tailed-Blue
September 14, 2013 ncrosbyrd Murray County, Georgia, United States June 23, 2015 Details
Strymon melinus
Gray Hairstreak
September 14, 2013 ncrosbyrd Murray County, Georgia, United States June 23, 2015 Details
Erynnis baptisiae
Wild Indigo Duskywing
September 14, 2013 sh11 Ontario, Canada June 30, 2015 Details
Calephelis virginiensis
Little Metalmark
September 21, 2013 ncrosbyrd McIntosh County, Georgia, United States June 22, 2015 Details
Nemoria elfa September 27, 2013 wildreturn St. Louis City County, Missouri, United States July 05, 2015 Details
Erynnis baptisiae
Wild Indigo Duskywing
October 01, 2013 sh11 Ontario, Canada June 17, 2015 Details
Hemiargus ceraunus
Ceraunus Blue
October 10, 2013 ncrosbyrd McIntosh County, Georgia, United States June 23, 2015 Details
Heliconius charithonia
Zebra Heliconian
October 20, 2013 ncrosbyrd McIntosh County, Georgia, United States June 23, 2015 Details
Paleacrita merriccata
White-spotted Cankerworm Moth
March 14, 2014 wildreturn St. Louis City County, Missouri, United States July 05, 2015 Details
Eumorpha labruscae
Gaudy sphinx
March 22, 2014 Sally Paolantonio Broward County, Florida, United States June 20, 2015 Details
Arogalea cristifasciella April 14, 2014 Allen Belden Richmond City County, Virginia, United States June 16, 2015 Details
Hyles lineata
White-lined Sphinx
April 24, 2014 M. Moore Collin County, Texas, United States July 01, 2015 Details
Haploa lecontei
Leconte's Haploa
May 24, 2014 froghavenfarm Lee County, Virginia, United States June 17, 2015 Details
Pyrrharctia isabella
Isabella Tiger Moth or Banded Woolybear
May 24, 2014 froghavenfarm Lee County, Virginia, United States June 17, 2015 Details
Dryocampa rubicunda
Rosy maple moth
May 24, 2014 froghavenfarm Lee County, Virginia, United States June 17, 2015 Details
Automeris io
Io moth
May 25, 2014 froghavenfarm Lee County, Virginia, United States June 17, 2015 Details
Hypercompe scribonia
Great Leopard Moth
May 25, 2014 froghavenfarm Lee County, Virginia, United States June 17, 2015 Details
Actias luna
Luna moth
May 25, 2014 froghavenfarm Lee County, Virginia, United States June 17, 2015 Details
Dyspteris abortivaria
The Bad-wing
May 25, 2014 froghavenfarm Lee County, Virginia, United States June 17, 2015 Details
Drepana arcuata
Arched Hooktip
May 25, 2014 froghavenfarm Lee County, Virginia, United States June 17, 2015 Details
Heliomata cycladata
Common Spring Moth
May 31, 2014 wildreturn St. Louis City County, Missouri, United States July 04, 2015 Details
Poanes hobomok
Hobomok Skipper
June 02, 2014 sh11 Ontario, Canada June 16, 2015 Details
Gypsonoma salicicolana June 06, 2014 wildreturn St. Louis City County, Missouri, United States July 02, 2015 Details
Limenitis arthemis astyanax
'Astyanax' Red-spotted Purple
June 16, 2014 sh11 Ontario, Canada June 17, 2015 Details
Actias luna
Luna moth
June 18, 2014 Sandra Pertica Virginia, United States, Warren County June 28, 2015 Details
Actias luna
Luna moth
June 18, 2014 Sandra Pertica Virginia, United States, Warren County June 28, 2015 Details
Callosamia promethea
Promethea silkmoth
June 22, 2014 Clarentine Goochland County, Virginia, United States June 28, 2015 Details
Quandara brauneata June 22, 2014 AllenRatz Buncombe County, North Carolina, United States June 23, 2015 Details
Megisto cymela
Little Wood-Satyr
June 24, 2014 sh11 Ontario, Canada June 15, 2015 Details
Enodia anthedon
Northern Pearly-eye
June 25, 2014 sh11 Ontario, Canada June 17, 2015 Details
Acronicta americana
American Dagger Moth
June 30, 2014 Sastro Talbot County, Maryland, United States June 15, 2015 Details
Polites peckius
Peck's Skipper
June 30, 2014 sh11 Ontario, Canada June 17, 2015 Details
Haploa lecontei
Leconte's Haploa
July 02, 2014 sh11 Ontario, Canada June 21, 2015 Details
Satyrium liparops
Striped Hairstreak
July 02, 2014 sh11 Ontario, Canada June 15, 2015 Details