Recently Verified Sightings

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Species Observation Datesort icon Submitter Location Verified Date
Eacles imperialis
Imperial moth
July 02, 2003 Joe Saunders Mercer County, West Virginia, United States August 09, 2015 Details
Catocala epione
Epione Underwing
July 26, 2003 Joe Saunders Mercer County, West Virginia, United States August 22, 2015 Details
Eudryas grata
Beautiful Wood-nymph
July 27, 2003 Joe Saunders Mercer County, West Virginia, United States August 21, 2015 Details
Heterocampa umbrata
White-blotched Heterocampa
August 28, 2003 digginflowers Armstrong County, Pennsylvania, United States August 14, 2015 Details
Lochmaeus manteo
Variable Oakleaf Caterpillar Moth
August 29, 2003 digginflowers Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, United States August 18, 2015 Details
Alypia octomaculata
Eight-spotted Forester
May 12, 2004 Joe Saunders Mercer County, West Virginia, United States August 20, 2015 Details
Apatelodes torrefacta
Spotted Apatelodes Moth
July 02, 2004 Joe Saunders Mercer County, West Virginia, United States August 09, 2015 Details
Mythimna unipuncta
Armyworm Moth
July 14, 2004 Joe Saunders Mercer County, West Virginia, United States August 21, 2015 Details
Symmerista sp. May 30, 2006 Joe Saunders Mercer County, West Virginia, United States August 22, 2015 Details
Prochoerodes lineola
Large Maple Spanworm Moth
September 09, 2006 Joe Saunders Mercer County, West Virginia, United States August 21, 2015 Details
Apantesis carlotta August 06, 2007 Joe Saunders Mercer County, West Virginia, United States August 22, 2015 Details
Allotria elonympha
False Underwing
August 10, 2007 Joe Saunders Mercer County, West Virginia, United States August 20, 2015 Details
Poanes zabulon
Zabulon Skipper
September 08, 2007 Shirley Wilkerson Comanche County, Texas, United States August 16, 2015 Details
Noctua pronuba
European Yellow Underwing
May 31, 2008 Joe Saunders Mercer County, West Virginia, United States August 20, 2015 Details
Eusarca confusaria
Confused Eusarca
June 24, 2008 Joe Saunders Mercer County, West Virginia, United States August 20, 2015 Details
Desmia funeralis/maculalis June 25, 2008 robberfly12 Centre County, Pennsylvania, United States August 12, 2015 Details
Callosamia angulifera
Tuliptree silkmoth
June 27, 2008 Joe Saunders Mercer County, West Virginia, United States August 10, 2015 Details
Idia rotundalis
Rotund Idia Moth
July 08, 2008 Joe Saunders Mercer County, West Virginia, United States August 20, 2015 Details
Amphipyra pyramidoides
Copper Underwing
August 24, 2008 Joe Saunders Mercer County, West Virginia, United States August 20, 2015 Details
Danaus plexippus
Monarch
June 19, 2009 ncrosbyrd Cape May County, New Jersey, United States August 24, 2015 Details
Megisto cymela
Little Wood-Satyr
June 23, 2009 Carolyn Seaton Cook County, Illinois, United States August 28, 2015 Details
Catocala ilia
Ilia Underwing
July 16, 2009 Joe Saunders Mercer County, West Virginia, United States August 22, 2015 Details
Copaeodes minima
Southern Skipperling
September 01, 2009 Shirley Wilkerson Comanche County, Texas, United States August 30, 2015 Details
Coenonympha tullia
Common Ringlet
September 06, 2009 Stylurus Macomb County, Michigan, United States August 30, 2015 Details
Celastrina neglecta
Summer Azure
July 14, 2010 Appy-Brown Grand Isle County, Vermont, United States August 29, 2015 Details
Pieris rapae
Cabbage White
September 09, 2010 rob77897@gmail.com Livingston County, Michigan, United States August 29, 2015 Details
Phoebis agarithe
Large Orange Sulphur
September 25, 2010 rob77897@gmail.com Miami-Dade County, Florida, United States August 29, 2015 Details
Lomographa semiclarata
Bluish Spring Moth
May 02, 2011 Joe Saunders Mercer County, West Virginia, United States August 20, 2015 Details
Nymphalis antiopa
Mourning Cloak
May 16, 2011 reDfoX33 Anchorage Borough, Alaska, United States August 23, 2015 Details
Euphydryas chalcedona
Chalcedon Checkerspot
May 29, 2011 sdleung Santa Clara County, California, United States August 24, 2015 Details
Aglais milberti
Milbert's Tortoiseshell
July 14, 2011 Niayre Alberta, Canada August 15, 2015 Details
Callosamia angulifera
Tuliptree silkmoth
July 16, 2011 digginflowers Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, United States August 14, 2015 Details
Vanessa virginiensis
American Lady
August 19, 2011 BMcNaught Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania, United States August 26, 2015 Details
Charadra deridens
The Laugher
October 13, 2011 Allen Belden Richmond City County, Virginia, United States August 20, 2015 Details
Orthonama obstipata
The Gem
March 30, 2012 Allen Belden Richmond City County, Virginia, United States August 17, 2015 Details
Polygonia interrogationis
Question Mark
April 20, 2012 sbruenjes Bergen County, New Jersey, United States August 24, 2015 Details
Celastrina lucia
Northern Azure
April 30, 2012 Appy-Brown Grand Isle County, Vermont, United States August 29, 2015 Details
Celastrina serotina
Cherry Gall Azure
May 05, 2012 Appy-Brown Grand Isle County, Vermont, United States August 29, 2015 Details
Celastrina serotina
Cherry Gall Azure
May 06, 2012 Appy-Brown Grand Isle County, Vermont, United States August 29, 2015 Details
Celastrina serotina
Cherry Gall Azure
May 18, 2012 Appy-Brown Grand Isle County, Vermont, United States August 29, 2015 Details
Celastrina lucia
Northern Azure
June 09, 2012 Appy-Brown Grand Isle County, Vermont, United States August 29, 2015 Details
Spodolepis substriataria July 02, 2012 klebo Alberta, Canada August 21, 2015 Details
Spodolepis substriataria July 02, 2012 klebo Alberta, Canada August 21, 2015 Details
Hada sutrina July 02, 2012 klebo Alberta, Canada August 21, 2015 Details
Glena quinquelinearia July 12, 2012 klebo Coconino County, Arizona, United States August 28, 2015 Details
Digrammia pictipennata July 12, 2012 klebo Coconino County, Arizona, United States August 28, 2015 Details
Euparthenos nubilis
Locust Underwing
July 29, 2012 Joe Saunders Mercer County, West Virginia, United States August 20, 2015 Details
Lacinipolia implicata
Implicit Arches
August 18, 2012 Joe Saunders Mercer County, West Virginia, United States August 22, 2015 Details
Vanessa cardui
Painted Lady
August 20, 2012 HEX16 Worcester County, Massachusetts, United States August 27, 2015 Details
Zale lunata
Lunate Zale
August 21, 2012 Bill Keim Atlantic County, New Jersey, United States August 21, 2015 Details
Vanessa cardui
Painted Lady
September 08, 2012 sbruenjes Bergen County, New Jersey, United States August 24, 2015 Details
Heliothis virescens
Tobacco Budworm Moth
September 21, 2012 digginflowers Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, United States August 19, 2015 Details
Sunira bicolorago
Bicolored Sallow
October 21, 2012 Joe Saunders Mercer County, West Virginia, United States August 20, 2015 Details
Orthofidonia flavivenata
Yellow-veined Geometer Moth
May 23, 2013 SAusubel Essex County, New York, United States August 15, 2015 Details
Pyralis farinalis
Meal Moth
June 01, 2013 Niayre DeKalb County, Georgia, United States August 22, 2015 Details
Acleris semipurpurana
Oak Leaftier Moth
June 02, 2013 rosenthal.k Arlington County, Virginia, United States August 28, 2015 Details
Pachysphinx modesta
Modest sphinx
July 01, 2013 K Marcus Ontario, Canada August 27, 2015 Details
Macaria aemulataria
Common Angle
August 06, 2013 Bill Keim Bucks County, Pennsylvania, United States August 21, 2015 Details
Pyrausta laticlavia
Southern Purple Mint Moth
August 09, 2013 John Demko Aiken County, South Carolina, United States August 27, 2015 Details
Paonias myops
Small-eyed sphinx
August 24, 2013 Joe Saunders Mercer County, West Virginia, United States August 20, 2015 Details
Ochlodes sylvanoides
Woodland Skipper
August 27, 2013 richtrebbien Ada County, Idaho, United States August 13, 2015 Details
Catocala cara
Darling Underwing
August 31, 2013 elmottl Washington County, Minnesota, United States August 16, 2015 Details
Trigrammia quadrinotaria
Four-spotted Angle
May 11, 2014 JHCarpenter Franklin County, Tennessee, United States August 16, 2015 Details
Trigrammia quadrinotaria
Four-spotted Angle
May 19, 2014 JHCarpenter Franklin County, Tennessee, United States August 16, 2015 Details
Macaria granitata
Granite Moth
June 04, 2014 AllenRatz Buncombe County, North Carolina, United States August 18, 2015 Details
Celastrina neglecta
Summer Azure
June 05, 2014 cblazo Franklin County, Pennsylvania, United States August 25, 2015 Details
Limenitis lorquini
Lorquin's Admiral
June 10, 2014 Donna Sue Maller Dawson Ventura County, California, United States August 30, 2015 Details
Pangrapta decoralis
Decorated Owlet
June 14, 2014 AllenRatz Buncombe County, North Carolina, United States August 24, 2015 Details
Carterocephalus palaemon
Arctic Skipper
June 15, 2014 BMcNaught Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania, United States August 26, 2015 Details
Argyria nummulalis June 17, 2014 wildreturn St. Louis City County, Missouri, United States August 20, 2015 Details
Euphydryas phaeton
Baltimore Checkerspot
June 29, 2014 BMcNaught Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania, United States August 26, 2015 Details
Polygonia comma
Eastern Comma
June 30, 2014 BMcNaught Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania, United States August 26, 2015 Details
Eacles imperialis
Imperial moth
July 01, 2014 johnc Ontario, Canada August 18, 2015 Details
Prochoerodes lineola
Large Maple Spanworm Moth
July 04, 2014 SteveSass St Joseph County, Indiana, United States August 16, 2015 Details
Pyrgus albescens
White Checkered-Skipper
July 08, 2014 JeanEvoy De Soto County, Florida, United States August 29, 2015 Details
Cutina albopunctella July 14, 2014 Jeff Trahan Caddo Parish, Louisiana, United States August 10, 2015 Details
Enodia anthedon
Northern Pearly-eye
July 14, 2014 BMcNaught Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania, United States August 26, 2015 Details
Quandara brauneata July 14, 2014 AllenRatz Buncombe County, North Carolina, United States August 15, 2015 Details
Proteoteras aesculana July 21, 2014 gary yankech Ontario, Canada August 27, 2015 Details
Pangrapta decoralis
Decorated Owlet
July 21, 2014 AllenRatz Buncombe County, North Carolina, United States August 24, 2015 Details
Grammia virgo
Virgin Tiger Moth
July 22, 2014 sh11 Ontario, Canada August 22, 2015 Details
Vanessa virginiensis
American Lady
July 25, 2014 catmint20906 Montgomery County, Maryland, United States August 17, 2015 Details
Abagrotis bimarginalis July 28, 2014 jim.odonater Coconino County, Arizona, United States August 28, 2015 Details
Digrammia excurvata July 28, 2014 jim.odonater Coconino County, Arizona, United States August 28, 2015 Details
Eucosma cataclystiana
Solidago Eucosma
July 28, 2014 JimEckert Cochise County, Arizona, United States August 28, 2015 Details
Eucosma aurilineana July 28, 2014 JimEckert Cochise County, Arizona, United States August 28, 2015 Details
Schinia mexicana July 28, 2014 JimEckert Cochise County, Arizona, United States August 28, 2015 Details
Speranza colata July 31, 2014 jim.odonater Graham County, Arizona, United States August 28, 2015 Details
Hemaris thysbe
Hummingbird Clearwing
July 31, 2014 mrcnaturally Westchester County, New York, United States August 19, 2015 Details
Heteranassa fraterna August 01, 2014 JimEckert Pima County, Arizona, United States August 28, 2015 Details
Cydia membrosa August 01, 2014 JimEckert Pima County, Arizona, United States August 28, 2015 Details
Tarache augustipennis
Narrow-winged Midget Moth
August 01, 2014 Betsy Higgins Yavapai County, Arizona, United States August 28, 2015 Details
Cochylis hoffmanana
Hoffman's Cochlid Moth
August 03, 2014 Tom Raub Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, United States August 24, 2015 Details
Echinargus isola
Reakirt's Blue
August 04, 2014 gpstewart Texas, United States, Williamson County August 23, 2015 Details
Epargyreus clarus
Silver-spotted Skipper
August 13, 2014 MarkNenadov Ontario, Canada August 14, 2015 Details
Strymon melinus
Gray Hairstreak
August 19, 2014 catmint20906 Montgomery County, Maryland, United States August 17, 2015 Details
Stagmatophora wyattella
Wyatt's Stagmatophora Moth
August 21, 2014 wildreturn Lincoln County, Missouri, United States August 11, 2015 Details
Stegasta bosqueella August 21, 2014 wildreturn Lincoln County, Missouri, United States August 11, 2015 Details
Eucosma glomerana August 21, 2014 wildreturn Lincoln County, Missouri, United States August 22, 2015 Details
Choristoneura rosaceana
Oblique-banded Leafroller Moth
August 21, 2014 wildreturn Lincoln County, Missouri, United States August 23, 2015 Details