Recently Verified Sightings

This page displays the most recent user-submitted butterfly and moth sightings that have been verified by collaborating regional coordinators. Use the tabs to switch between the map and table view.

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Species Observation Datesort icon Submitter Location Verified Date
Asterocampa clyton
Tawny Emperor
May 13, 2000 jimbridges Fort Bend County, Texas, United States September 10, 2014 Details
Iridopsis larvaria
Bent-Lined Gray
August 06, 2001 magnunc Howard County, Maryland, United States September 29, 2014 Details
Utetheisa ornatrix
Bella Moth
August 31, 2003 Margie Labadie Hyde County, North Carolina, United States September 26, 2014 Details
Battus philenor
Pipevine Swallowtail
October 21, 2006 Shirley Wilkerson Comanche County, Texas, United States September 29, 2014 Details
Erynnis juvenalis
Juvenal's Duskywing
March 17, 2007 Shirley Wilkerson Comanche County, Texas, United States September 23, 2014 Details
Pontia protodice
Checkered White
May 05, 2007 Shirley Wilkerson Comanche County, Texas, United States September 12, 2014 Details
Phaeostrymon alcestis
Soapberry Hairstreak
May 28, 2007 Shirley Wilkerson Texas, United States September 10, 2014 Details
Vanessa atalanta
Red Admiral
May 28, 2007 Shirley Wilkerson Comanche County, Texas, United States September 12, 2014 Details
Timandra amaturaria
Cross-lined Waved
June 03, 2007 abwest St James Parish, Louisiana, United States September 26, 2014 Details
Antheraea polyphemus
Polyphemus moth
July 25, 2007 YB4 Alberta, Canada September 21, 2014 Details
Staphylus hayhurstii
Hayhurst's Scallopwing
September 03, 2007 Shirley Wilkerson Comanche County, Texas, United States September 23, 2014 Details
Melanchroia chephise
White-tipped Black
September 13, 2007 dondubois Texas, Montgomery County, United States September 23, 2014 Details
Phyciodes phaon
Phaon Crescent
October 27, 2007 Shirley Wilkerson Comanche County, Texas, United States September 10, 2014 Details
Chlosyne lacinia
Bordered Patch
October 27, 2007 Shirley Wilkerson Comanche County, Texas, United States September 12, 2014 Details
Atlides halesus
Great Purple Hairstreak
November 08, 2008 Shirley Wilkerson Comanche County, Texas, United States September 29, 2014 Details
Apodemia virgulti
Behr's Metalmark
April 29, 2009 njean Ventura County, California, United States September 23, 2014 Details
Euphydryas chalcedona
Chalcedon Checkerspot
May 11, 2009 njean Ventura County, California, United States September 23, 2014 Details
Hylephila phyleus
Fiery Skipper
September 25, 2009 njean Ventura County, California, United States September 19, 2014 Details
Eurytides marcellus
Zebra Swallowtail
April 11, 2010 Buzztail1 Camden County, Georgia, United States September 12, 2014 Details
Megisto cymela
Little Wood-Satyr
April 24, 2010 Shirley Wilkerson Comanche County, Texas, United States September 29, 2014 Details
Leptotes marina
Marine Blue
July 04, 2010 jplindsey La Plata County, Colorado, United States September 27, 2014 Details
Erynnis baptisiae
Wild Indigo Duskywing
September 06, 2010 Doug Bruce Union County, Tennessee, United States September 23, 2014 Details
Amorpha juglandis
Walnut sphinx
March 01, 2011 Buzztail1 Camden County, Georgia, United States September 12, 2014 Details
Papilio glaucus
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail
April 02, 2011 Shirley Wilkerson Comanche County, Texas, United States September 29, 2014 Details
Acrolophus piger
Piger Tubeworm Moth
August 07, 2011 JeanEvoy De Soto County, Florida, United States September 24, 2014 Details
Staphylus ascalaphus
Central American Sootywing or Mauve Scallopwing
February 02, 2012 DJHiker Colon Province, Panama September 11, 2014 Details
Parphorus storax
Storax Skipper
February 02, 2012 DJHiker Colon Province, Panama September 09, 2014 Details
Ceratinia tutia
Tutia Clearwing
February 06, 2012 DJHiker Cocle Province, Panama September 09, 2014 Details
Zariaspes mys
Mys Skipper
February 06, 2012 DJHiker Cocle Province, Panama September 11, 2014 Details
Eresia clio
Clio Crescent
February 10, 2012 DJHiker Veraguas Province, Panama September 09, 2014 Details
Euptychia westwoodi
Westwood's Satyr
February 11, 2012 DJHiker Veraguas Province, Panama September 09, 2014 Details
Cissia pseudoconfusa
Gold-stained Satyr
February 17, 2012 DJHiker Bocas del Toro Province, Panama September 09, 2014 Details
Mesothea incertata
Day Emerald
May 04, 2012 franpope Garrett County, Maryland, United States September 15, 2014 Details
Pyrgus oileus
Tropical Checkered-Skipper
May 12, 2012 jimbridges Fort Bend County, Texas, United States September 09, 2014 Details
Egira perlubens June 11, 2012 Dwaine Wagoner Natrona County, Wyoming, United States September 17, 2014 Details
Lytrosis unitaria
Common Lytrosis
July 09, 2012 franpope Garrett County, Maryland, United States September 24, 2014 Details
Polygonia faunus
Green Comma
September 13, 2012 Joe Sebastiani Alberta, Canada September 21, 2014 Details
Hylephila phyleus
Fiery Skipper
September 21, 2012 Bill Link Baltimore County, Maryland, United States September 13, 2014 Details
Cydia latiferreana
Filbertworm Moth
September 24, 2012 Stuart Marcus Texas, Liberty County, United States September 13, 2014 Details
Fissicrambus quadrinotellus December 08, 2012 Stuart Marcus Texas, Liberty County, United States September 13, 2014 Details
Paleacrita merriccata
White-spotted Cankerworm Moth
January 29, 2013 Ken Childs Chester County, Tennessee, United States September 15, 2014 Details
Agrotis ipsilon
Ipsilon Dart
April 16, 2013 jwbenning Highlands County, Florida, United States September 10, 2014 Details
Eurytides marcellus
Zebra Swallowtail
April 16, 2013 Doug Bruce Houston County, Tennessee, United States September 29, 2014 Details
Feltia subterranea
Subterranean Dart Moth
April 17, 2013 jwbenning Highlands County, Florida, United States September 10, 2014 Details
Anicla infecta
Green Cutworm Moth
April 17, 2013 jwbenning Highlands County, Florida, United States September 11, 2014 Details
Synanthedon polygoni
Buckwheat Borer Moth
April 19, 2013 Nancy Hamlett Los Angeles County, California, United States September 15, 2014 Details
Feltia subterranea
Subterranean Dart Moth
April 23, 2013 jwbenning Highlands County, Florida, United States September 11, 2014 Details
Melipotis fasciolaris April 24, 2013 jwbenning Highlands County, Florida, United States September 10, 2014 Details
Scoparia biplagialis June 25, 2013 Jeff Trahan Caddo Parish, Louisiana, United States September 10, 2014 Details
Platarctia parthenos
St. Lawrence Tiger Moth
June 26, 2013 yukongerry Yukon Territory, Canada September 21, 2014 Details
Megalopyge opercularis
Southern Flannel Moth
July 05, 2013 Joshua Spence Murray County, Georgia, United States September 10, 2014 Details
Pyrisitia lisa
Little Yellow
July 06, 2013 LLJohnson Dominican Republic September 11, 2014 Details
Abaeis nicippe
Sleepy Orange
July 12, 2013 Redheart Canyonlands Bandera County, Texas, United States September 16, 2014 Details
Estigmene acrea
Salt Marsh Moth or Acrea Moth
July 25, 2013 Joshua Spence Murray County, Georgia, United States September 10, 2014 Details
Erynnis baptisiae
Wild Indigo Duskywing
August 04, 2013 Doug Bruce Macon County, Tennessee, United States September 23, 2014 Details
Papilio polyxenes
Black Swallowtail
August 10, 2013 Foxmoor Suffolk County, New York, United States September 09, 2014 Details
Hypenodes caducus
Large Hypenodes Moth
September 04, 2013 Jim Eckert Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania, United States September 12, 2014 Details
Junonia coenia
Common Buckeye
September 12, 2013 grosh Oklahoma County, Oklahoma, United States September 17, 2014 Details
Oligia fractilinea
Broken-lined Brocade
September 14, 2013 Ken Childs Chester County, Tennessee, United States September 27, 2014 Details
Thyridopteryx ephemeraeformis
Evergreen Bagworm Moth
September 19, 2013 Joshua Spence Murray County, Georgia, United States September 10, 2014 Details
Hormoschista latipalpis
Double-lined Brown Moth
September 19, 2013 JeanEvoy De Soto County, Florida, United States September 25, 2014 Details
Panoquina ocola
Ocola Skipper
September 21, 2013 TheWayfarer21 Onslow County, North Carolina, United States September 26, 2014 Details
Tolype velleda
Large Tolype Moth
September 23, 2013 KrazyKat_308 Fayette County, Pennsylvania, United States September 24, 2014 Details
Polygonia interrogationis
Question Mark
October 23, 2013 TheWayfarer21 Onslow County, North Carolina, United States September 26, 2014 Details
Abaeis nicippe
Sleepy Orange
December 15, 2013 Redheart Canyonlands Bandera County, Texas, United States September 17, 2014 Details
Caligo telamonius
Pale Owl
March 22, 2014 Mrs.trapp Belize District, Belize September 21, 2014 Details
Alypia octomaculata
Eight-spotted Forester
March 25, 2014 dondubois Texas, Montgomery County, United States September 23, 2014 Details
Lerodea eufala
Eufala Skipper
March 29, 2014 Redheart Canyonlands Bandera County, Texas, United States September 24, 2014 Details
Udea rubigalis
Celery Leaftier Moth
April 02, 2014 krancmm Brazoria County, Texas, United States September 14, 2014 Details
Thorybes pylades
Northern Cloudywing
April 06, 2014 Redheart Canyonlands Bandera County, Texas, United States September 23, 2014 Details
Vanessa atalanta
Red Admiral
April 19, 2014 WendyJG Winnebago County, Illinois, United States September 29, 2014 Details
Lineodes integra April 21, 2014 Jim Eckert Cochise County, Arizona, United States September 23, 2014 Details
Digrammia triviata April 21, 2014 Jim Eckert Cochise County, Arizona, United States September 26, 2014 Details
Lesmone griseipennis April 21, 2014 Jim Eckert Cochise County, Arizona, United States September 26, 2014 Details
Neoalcis californiaria
Brown-lined Looper Moth
April 22, 2014 reelee San Francisco County, California, United States September 15, 2014 Details
Cactobrosis fernaldialis April 24, 2014 Jim Eckert Cochise County, Arizona, United States September 22, 2014 Details
Leucania imperfecta April 24, 2014 Jim Eckert Cochise County, Arizona, United States September 25, 2014 Details
Hemieuxoa rudens April 25, 2014 finatic San Diego County, California, United States September 18, 2014 Details
Callophrys gryneus
Juniper Hairstreak
April 26, 2014 TheWayfarer21 Onslow County, North Carolina, United States September 26, 2014 Details
Acleris maccana April 28, 2014 edenny Hampshire County, Massachusetts, United States September 23, 2014 Details
Idia lubricalis
Glossy Black Idia Moth
May 02, 2014 Stuart Marcus Texas, Liberty County, United States September 28, 2014 Details
Anticlea multiferata
Many-lined Carpet
May 02, 2014 curtis.lehman Fulton County, Pennsylvania, United States September 12, 2014 Details
Lophocampa caryae
Hickory Tussock Moth or Hickory Tiger Moth
May 02, 2014 curtis.lehman Fulton County, Pennsylvania, United States September 12, 2014 Details
Uresiphita reversalis
Genista Broom Moth
May 02, 2014 finatic San Diego County, California, United States September 18, 2014 Details
Agrotis ipsilon
Ipsilon Dart
May 04, 2014 curtis.lehman Fulton County, Pennsylvania, United States September 23, 2014 Details
Toxonprucha volucris May 04, 2014 finatic San Diego County, California, United States September 18, 2014 Details
Danaus gilippus
Queen
May 09, 2014 thadden Riverside County, California, United States September 10, 2014 Details
Strymon melinus
Gray Hairstreak
May 09, 2014 treehugger_007 Lake County, Ohio, United States September 22, 2014 Details
Galgula partita
The Wedgling
May 11, 2014 finatic San Diego County, California, United States September 18, 2014 Details
Apantesis phalerata
Harnessed Moth
May 12, 2014 Rangertsp Henderson County, Tennessee, United States September 20, 2014 Details
Marimatha nigrofimbria
Black-bordered Lemon Moth
May 12, 2014 Rangertsp Henderson County, Tennessee, United States September 14, 2014 Details
Platynota idaeusalis
Tufted Apple-Bud Moth
May 12, 2014 Rangertsp Henderson County, Tennessee, United States September 14, 2014 Details
Hypena abalienalis
White-Lined Bomolocha Moth
May 12, 2014 Rangertsp Henderson County, Tennessee, United States September 14, 2014 Details
Tetracis cachexiata
White Slant-line
May 12, 2014 Rangertsp Henderson County, Tennessee, United States September 14, 2014 Details
Probole amicaria May 12, 2014 Rangertsp Henderson County, Tennessee, United States September 14, 2014 Details
Parapediasia teterrella
Bluegrass Webworm Moth
May 12, 2014 Rangertsp Henderson County, Tennessee, United States September 14, 2014 Details
Epimecis hortaria
Tulip-Tree Beauty
May 12, 2014 Rangertsp Henderson County, Tennessee, United States September 14, 2014 Details
Melanolophia canadaria
Canadian melanolophia
May 12, 2014 Rangertsp Henderson County, Tennessee, United States September 14, 2014 Details
Nola pustulata
Sharp-blotched Nola
May 12, 2014 Rangertsp Henderson County, Tennessee, United States September 14, 2014 Details
Acronicta noctivaga
Night-wandering Dagger Moth
May 12, 2014 Rangertsp Henderson County, Tennessee, United States September 15, 2014 Details