Recently Verified Sightings

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Species Observation Datesort icon Submitter Location Verified Date
Epargyreus clarus
Silver-spotted Skipper
August 06, 2002 stephen stedman Putnam County, Tennessee, United States August 27, 2014 Details
Papilio polyxenes
Black Swallowtail
July 13, 2003 stomlins701 Leon County, Florida, United States August 22, 2014 Details
Eacles imperialis
Imperial moth
June 18, 2005 neilds37 Louisa County, Iowa, United States September 02, 2014 Details
Junonia genoveva
Mangrove Buckeye
February 08, 2006 rob77897@gmail.com Monroe County, Florida, United States August 28, 2014 Details
Phyciodes tharos
Pearl Crescent
April 18, 2006 roseanna Pulaski County, Kentucky, United States August 25, 2014 Details
Erynnis horatius
Horace's Duskywing
April 30, 2006 abwest St James Parish, Louisiana, United States August 12, 2014 Details
Catocala epione
Epione Underwing
July 23, 2006 franpope Allegany County, Maryland, United States August 13, 2014 Details
Prochoerodes lineola
Large Maple Spanworm Moth
August 29, 2006 franpope Garrett County, Maryland, United States August 17, 2014 Details
Pyrisitia lisa
Little Yellow
September 30, 2006 abwest St James Parish, Louisiana, United States August 12, 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
Pieris marginalis
Margined White
September 03, 2007 jvhigbee Pierce County, Washington, United States August 27, 2014 Details
Parallelia bistriaris
Maple Looper Moth
July 05, 2008 franpope Garrett County, Maryland, United States August 12, 2014 Details
Aellopos titan
Titan sphinx
August 26, 2008 Paul Ribitzki Osage County, Oklahoma, United States August 26, 2014 Details
Lycaena helloides
Purplish Copper
September 09, 2008 Carl Freeman Benzie County, Michigan, United States August 12, 2014 Details
Hesperia juba
Juba Skipper
September 24, 2009 Joe Sebastiani Mono County, California, United States August 25, 2014 Details
Brephidium exilis
Western Pygmy-Blue
January 25, 2010 rob77897@gmail.com Texas, United States, Webb County August 27, 2014 Details
Actias luna
Luna moth
June 14, 2010 franpope Garrett County, Maryland, United States August 27, 2014 Details
Lycaena editha
Edith's Copper
July 12, 2010 shastamax Siskiyou County, California, United States August 14, 2014 Details
Boloria epithore
Pacific Fritillary
July 15, 2010 shastamax Siskiyou County, California, United States August 13, 2014 Details
Papilio troilus
Spicebush Swallowtail
August 03, 2010 dpford Watauga County, North Carolina, United States August 30, 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
Actias luna
Luna moth
September 18, 2010 Buzztail1 Camden County, Georgia, United States August 14, 2014 Details
Antheraea polyphemus
Polyphemus moth
September 18, 2010 franpope Preston County, West Virginia, United States August 28, 2014 Details
Calycopis cecrops
Red-banded Hairstreak
September 18, 2010 chaseystarz Cowley County, Kansas, United States August 17, 2014 Details
Parapoynx maculalis September 30, 2010 Alicia Jackson Moore County, North Carolina, United States August 24, 2014 Details
Properigea tapeta January 21, 2011 JeanEvoy De Soto County, Florida, United States August 12, 2014 Details
Papilio rutulus
Western Tiger Swallowtail
February 14, 2011 Robert Gorman Riverside County, California, United States September 01, 2014 Details
Pyrausta acrionalis April 07, 2011 ozcomomoths Ozark County, Missouri, United States September 01, 2014 Details
Galleria mellonella
Greater Wax Moth
April 24, 2011 Jason Sturner Knox County, Tennessee, United States August 28, 2014 Details
Hyalophora cecropia
Cecropia silkmoth
June 07, 2011 franpope Garrett County, Maryland, United States August 27, 2014 Details
Protoboarmia porcelaria
Porcelain Gray
July 04, 2011 franpope Garrett County, Maryland, United States August 12, 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
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
Epargyreus clarus
Silver-spotted Skipper
September 08, 2011 Krish49 Jefferson County, Kansas, United States August 16, 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
Eucosma glomerana September 13, 2012 Ken Childs Chester County, Tennessee, United States September 01, 2014 Details
Basilodes pepita
Gold Moth
September 29, 2012 JReuter Boone County, Missouri, United States August 31, 2014 Details
Agrius cingulata
Pink-spotted hawkmoth
October 26, 2012 webielenberg Blount County, Tennessee, United States August 28, 2014 Details
Abaeis nicippe
Sleepy Orange
October 30, 2012 randimal Baja California Sur, Mexico August 20, 2014 Details
Calisto confusa
Confused Calisto
April 20, 2013 LLJohnson Dominican Republic August 19, 2014 Details
Aroga compositella May 11, 2013 Ken Cheeks Edgefield County, South Carolina, United States August 31, 2014 Details
Capis curvata
Curved Halter Moth
May 22, 2013 stormyeyes99 Sussex County, New Jersey, United States August 22, 2014 Details
Megisto cymela
Little Wood-Satyr
June 04, 2013 mrcnaturally Putnam County, New York, United States September 02, 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
Danaus plexippus
Monarch
June 15, 2013 nickv27 Cook County, Illinois, United States August 30, 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
Papilio polyxenes
Black Swallowtail
June 28, 2013 TheWayfarer21 Onslow County, North Carolina, United States August 30, 2014 Details
Colias eurytheme
Orange Sulphur
June 28, 2013 TheWayfarer21 Onslow County, North Carolina, United States August 30, 2014 Details
Alypia octomaculata
Eight-spotted Forester
July 01, 2013 Ron Schmiedge Saskatchewan, Canada August 18, 2014 Details
Phyllodesma americana
Lappet Moth
July 06, 2013 Stylurus Washtenaw County, Michigan, United States August 31, 2014 Details
Haploa lecontei
Leconte's Haploa
July 09, 2013 cramd Saskatchewan, Canada August 18, 2014 Details
Lygropia rivulalis July 12, 2013 Stylurus Washtenaw County, Michigan, United States August 31, 2014 Details
Yponomeuta multipunctella
American Ermine Moth
July 12, 2013 Stylurus Washtenaw County, Michigan, United States August 31, 2014 Details
Datana drexelii
Drexel's Datana
July 13, 2013 Stylurus Washtenaw County, Michigan, United States August 31, 2014 Details
Misogada unicolor
Drab Prominent
July 18, 2013 Rangertsp Macon County, Tennessee, United States August 28, 2014 Details
Papilio glaucus
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail
July 19, 2013 rosenthal.k Fairfax County, Virginia, United States August 16, 2014 Details
Hyphantria cunea
Fall Webworm Moth
July 20, 2013 HisPathDaily Wayne County, Michigan, United States August 16, 2014 Details
Hyphantria cunea
Fall Webworm Moth
July 24, 2013 Laurie Mills Allegan County, Michigan, United States August 16, 2014 Details
Papilio glaucus
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail
July 25, 2013 rosenthal.k Fairfax County, Virginia, United States August 16, 2014 Details
Poanes zabulon
Zabulon Skipper
July 25, 2013 rosenthal.k Fairfax County, Virginia, United States August 16, 2014 Details
Ancyloxypha numitor
Least Skipper
July 26, 2013 rob77897@gmail.com Manatee County, Florida, United States August 28, 2014 Details
Platynota idaeusalis
Tufted Apple-Bud Moth
July 26, 2013 rosenthal.k Fairfax County, Virginia, United States August 14, 2014 Details
Lapara coniferarum
Southern pine sphinx
July 26, 2013 rosenthal.k Fairfax County, Virginia, United States August 22, 2014 Details
Heterocampa obliqua
Oblique Heterocampa
July 28, 2013 bdawg.porath Crawford County, Michigan, United States August 16, 2014 Details
Papilio glaucus
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail
July 28, 2013 rosedrakon Pittsylvania County, Virginia, United States August 16, 2014 Details
Erynnis horatius
Horace's Duskywing
July 30, 2013 John429 Wayne County, Michigan, United States August 12, 2014 Details
Danaus plexippus
Monarch
July 31, 2013 raptorrunner Thurston County, Nebraska, United States August 31, 2014 Details
Phyciodes cocyta
Northern Crescent
August 01, 2013 BKesselring Calhoun County, Michigan, United States August 31, 2014 Details
Limenitis arthemis astyanax
'Astyanax' Red-spotted Purple
August 01, 2013 rosedrakon Pittsylvania County, Virginia, United States August 16, 2014 Details
Polygonia interrogationis
Question Mark
August 03, 2013 Aaron Musson Douglas County, Nebraska, United States August 31, 2014 Details
Hyphantria cunea
Fall Webworm Moth
August 03, 2013 gordie Oakland County, Michigan, United States August 16, 2014 Details
Hyles lineata
White-lined Sphinx
August 04, 2013 Jstorff Pierce County, Nebraska, United States August 16, 2014 Details
Phyciodes tharos
Pearl Crescent
August 11, 2013 jtell Lancaster County, Nebraska, United States August 31, 2014 Details
Limenitis archippus
Viceroy
August 11, 2013 TheWayfarer21 Onslow County, North Carolina, United States August 28, 2014 Details
Agraulis vanillae
Gulf Fritillary
August 11, 2013 TheWayfarer21 Onslow County, North Carolina, United States August 30, 2014 Details
Hypercompe scribonia
Great Leopard Moth
August 12, 2013 AngelaCoco Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, United States August 17, 2014 Details
Polygonia comma
Eastern Comma
August 21, 2013 rosenthal.k Fairfax County, Virginia, United States August 16, 2014 Details
Papilio troilus
Spicebush Swallowtail
August 22, 2013 TheWayfarer21 Onslow County, North Carolina, United States August 30, 2014 Details
Acrolophus popeanella
Clemens' Grass Tubeworm Moth
August 22, 2013 digginflowers Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, United States August 29, 2014 Details
Celiptera frustulum
Black Bit Moth
August 23, 2013 rosenthal.k Fairfax County, Virginia, United States August 22, 2014 Details
Scoliopteryx libatrix
The Herald
August 26, 2013 rosenthal.k Fairfax County, Virginia, United States August 22, 2014 Details
Spodoptera ornithogalli
Yellow-striped Armyworm Moth
September 01, 2013 jennifereh Grundy County, Illinois, United States August 24, 2014 Details
Lycaena phlaeas
American Copper
September 02, 2013 jwilkinson Frederick County, Maryland, United States August 16, 2014 Details
Papaipema furcata
Ash Tip Borer Moth
September 06, 2013 Stylurus Washtenaw County, Michigan, United States August 31, 2014 Details