Recently Verified Sightings

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Species Observation Datesort icon Submitter Location Verified Date
Alypia langtoni
Langston's Forester
June 25, 1983 Tom Middagh Lawrence County, South Dakota, United States May 14, 2015 Details
Speranza ribearia
Currant Spanworm Moth
June 14, 1987 Tom Middagh
(Dave Schroeder)
Dewey County, South Dakota, United States May 14, 2015 Details
Panoquina ocola
Ocola Skipper
October 31, 2004 cyric Wakulla County, Florida, United States May 18, 2015 Details
Lycaena arota
Tailed Copper
July 17, 2005 Scott E. Severs Garfield County, Colorado, United States May 13, 2015 Details
Hemaris thysbe
Hummingbird Clearwing
July 05, 2007 Gordilly Douglas County, Nebraska, United States May 14, 2015 Details
Agrius cingulata
Pink-spotted hawkmoth
September 29, 2007 Margaret and I 1996 Texas, United States, Webb County May 10, 2015 Details
Sphingicampa heiligbrodti October 15, 2007 Margaret and I 1996 Texas, United States, Webb County May 15, 2015 Details
Drepana arcuata
Arched Hooktip
May 30, 2008 Jeremy Martin Cattaraugus County, New York, United States May 17, 2015 Details
Habrosyne scripta
Lettered Habrosyne
May 30, 2008 Jeremy Martin Cattaraugus County, New York, United States May 17, 2015 Details
Dryocampa rubicunda
Rosy maple moth
May 30, 2008 Jeremy Martin Cattaraugus County, New York, United States May 17, 2015 Details
Eutrapela clemataria
Curved-Toothed Geometer
May 31, 2008 Jeremy Martin Cattaraugus County, New York, United States May 17, 2015 Details
Plagodis phlogosaria
Straight-lined Plagodis
May 31, 2008 Jeremy Martin Cattaraugus County, New York, United States May 17, 2015 Details
Grammia phyllira
Phyllira Tiger Moth
June 28, 2009 Tom Middagh Clay County, South Dakota, United States May 14, 2015 Details
Erynnis baptisiae
Wild Indigo Duskywing
July 12, 2009 Gordilly Douglas County, Nebraska, United States May 14, 2015 Details
Eurytides marcellus
Zebra Swallowtail
July 31, 2009 Gordilly Richardson County, Nebraska, United States May 14, 2015 Details
Megisto cymela
Little Wood-Satyr
July 31, 2009 Gordilly Nemaha County, Nebraska, United States May 14, 2015 Details
Catocala ultronia
Ultronia Underwing
August 09, 2009 Tom Middagh Clay County, South Dakota, United States May 14, 2015 Details
Erinnyis obscura
Obscure sphinx
November 08, 2009 Margaret and I 1996 Texas, United States, Webb County May 10, 2015 Details
Clepsis melaleucana
Black-patched Clepsis Moth
May 31, 2010 Jeremy Martin Cattaraugus County, New York, United States May 23, 2015 Details
Hydrelia inornata May 31, 2010 Jeremy Martin Cattaraugus County, New York, United States May 23, 2015 Details
Leuconycta diphteroides
Green Leuconycta
May 31, 2010 Jeremy Martin Cattaraugus County, New York, United States May 23, 2015 Details
Acronicta lepusculina
Cottonwood Dagger Moth
May 31, 2010 Jeremy Martin Cattaraugus County, New York, United States May 23, 2015 Details
Palthis angulalis
Dark-spotted Palthis Moth
May 31, 2010 Jeremy Martin Cattaraugus County, New York, United States May 23, 2015 Details
Mesoleuca ruficillata
White-ribboned Carpet Moth
May 31, 2010 Jeremy Martin Cattaraugus County, New York, United States May 23, 2015 Details
Cerma cerintha
Tufted Bird-Dropping Moth
May 31, 2010 Jeremy Martin Cattaraugus County, New York, United States May 23, 2015 Details
Baileya ophthalmica
Eyed Baileya
May 31, 2010 Jeremy Martin Cattaraugus County, New York, United States May 24, 2015 Details
Caenurgina crassiuscula
Clover Looper Moth
July 12, 2010 Betsy Higgins Hampshire County, Massachusetts, United States May 19, 2015 Details
Cogia outis
Outis Skipper
July 24, 2010 Cat Traylor Texas, Starr County, United States May 28, 2015 Details
Chlosyne gorgone
Gorgone Checkerspot
July 25, 2010 Gordilly Douglas County, Nebraska, United States May 14, 2015 Details
Hylephila phyleus
Fiery Skipper
July 27, 2010 Gordilly Douglas County, Nebraska, United States May 14, 2015 Details
Caenurgina erechtea
Forage Looper Moth
August 22, 2010 Gordilly Douglas County, Nebraska, United States May 14, 2015 Details
Systasea pulverulenta
Texas Powdered Skipper
August 22, 2010 pattypasztor Texas, Kendall County, United States May 21, 2015 Details
Strymon istapa
Mallow Scrub-Hairstreak
September 02, 2010 pattypasztor Texas, Kendall County, United States May 24, 2015 Details
Manduca sexta
Carolina sphinx
September 22, 2010 Margaret and I 1996 Texas, United States, Webb County May 10, 2015 Details
Phyciodes phaon
Phaon Crescent
September 29, 2010 Gordilly Douglas County, Nebraska, United States May 14, 2015 Details
Pyrgus communis
Common Checkered-Skipper
October 17, 2010 Gordilly Douglas County, Nebraska, United States May 14, 2015 Details
Ascalapha odorata
Black Witch
October 10, 2011 Margaret and I 1996 Texas, United States, Webb County May 10, 2015 Details
Megalographa biloba
Bilobed Looper Moth
March 25, 2012 Tom Middagh Clay County, South Dakota, United States May 14, 2015 Details
Simyra insularis
Henry's Marsh Moth
March 25, 2012 Tom Middagh Clay County, South Dakota, United States May 14, 2015 Details
Eutrapela clemataria
Curved-Toothed Geometer
March 25, 2012 Tom Middagh Clay County, South Dakota, United States May 14, 2015 Details
Raphia abrupta
Abrupt Brother
June 03, 2012 Tom Middagh Clay County, South Dakota, United States May 14, 2015 Details
Leuconycta diphteroides
Green Leuconycta
June 03, 2012 Tom Middagh Clay County, South Dakota, United States May 14, 2015 Details
Ancyloxypha numitor
Least Skipper
June 22, 2012 Gordilly Douglas County, Nebraska, United States May 14, 2015 Details
Satyrium calanus
Banded Hairstreak
June 23, 2012 Gordilly Douglas County, Nebraska, United States May 14, 2015 Details
Platynota flavedana July 15, 2012 Howell_Curtis Harrison County, Indiana, United States May 27, 2015 Details
Hemileuca hera
Hera buckmoth
July 28, 2012 ryDLar Harney County, Oregon, United States May 13, 2015 Details
Phaecasiophora niveiguttana
Labyrinth Moth
August 12, 2012 LinRandolph Ashtabula County, Ohio, United States May 21, 2015 Details
Bleptina caradrinalis
Bent-winged Owlet Moth
August 17, 2012 Howell_Curtis Harrison County, Indiana, United States May 30, 2015 Details
Meropleon diversicolor September 13, 2012 LinRandolph Ashtabula County, Ohio, United States May 21, 2015 Details
Melipotis indomita
Indomitable Melipotis
November 12, 2012 Margaret and I 1996 Texas, United States, Webb County May 15, 2015 Details
Copanarta aurea November 17, 2012 Margaret and I 1996 Texas, United States, Webb County May 22, 2015 Details
Cucullia laetifica November 18, 2012 Margaret and I 1996 Texas, United States, Webb County May 15, 2015 Details
Hyles lineata
White-lined Sphinx
April 09, 2013 Angela Wolff San Diego County, California, United States May 25, 2015 Details
Proserpinus clarkiae
Clark's sphinx
May 13, 2013 M Kuhlman Missoula County, Montana, United States May 20, 2015 Details
Meganola phylla May 19, 2013 LinRandolph Ashtabula County, Ohio, United States May 09, 2015 Details
Phragmatobia fuliginosa
Ruby Tiger Moth
May 19, 2013 LinRandolph Ashtabula County, Ohio, United States May 26, 2015 Details
Metarranthis hypochraria
Common Metarranthis
May 22, 2013 LinRandolph Ashtabula County, Ohio, United States May 26, 2015 Details
Besma quercivoraria
Oak Besma
May 26, 2013 LinRandolph Ashtabula County, Ohio, United States May 19, 2015 Details
Eufidonia notataria
Powder Moth
May 26, 2013 LinRandolph Ashtabula County, Ohio, United States May 21, 2015 Details
Chytolita morbidalis
Morbid Owlet Moth
May 28, 2013 LinRandolph Ashtabula County, Ohio, United States May 21, 2015 Details
Phaeoura quernaria
Oak Beauty
May 28, 2013 LinRandolph Ashtabula County, Ohio, United States May 21, 2015 Details
Hypena palparia
Mottled Bomolocha Moth
May 29, 2013 LinRandolph Ashtabula County, Ohio, United States May 21, 2015 Details
Elophila gyralis May 29, 2013 LinRandolph Ashtabula County, Ohio, United States May 21, 2015 Details
Metarranthis duaria May 29, 2013 LinRandolph Ashtabula County, Ohio, United States May 26, 2015 Details
Biston betularia
Pepper and Salt Geometer
May 30, 2013 LinRandolph Ashtabula County, Ohio, United States May 20, 2015 Details
Pseudeustrotia carneola
Pink-barred Pseudeustrotia
May 30, 2013 LinRandolph Ashtabula County, Ohio, United States May 20, 2015 Details
Anisota virginiensis
Pink-striped oakworm moth
May 30, 2013 LinRandolph Ashtabula County, Ohio, United States May 20, 2015 Details
Pseudosciaphila duplex
Poplar Leafroller
May 30, 2013 LinRandolph Ashtabula County, Ohio, United States May 21, 2015 Details
Phaneta formosana
Beautiful Phaneta Moth
June 01, 2013 LinRandolph Ashtabula County, Ohio, United States May 21, 2015 Details
Euchlaena muzaria June 07, 2013 LinRandolph Ashtabula County, Ohio, United States May 21, 2015 Details
Acronicta noctivaga
Night-wandering Dagger Moth
June 07, 2013 LinRandolph Ashtabula County, Ohio, United States May 21, 2015 Details
Pero morrisonaria
Morrison's Pero
June 15, 2013 LinRandolph Ashtabula County, Ohio, United States May 21, 2015 Details
Speranza pustularia
Lesser Maple Spanworm Moth
June 19, 2013 Elizabeth Wolfe Hamilton County, Tennessee, United States May 28, 2015 Details
Crocidophora tuberculalis June 23, 2013 LinRandolph Ashtabula County, Ohio, United States May 21, 2015 Details
Pyralis farinalis
Meal Moth
June 27, 2013 LinRandolph Ashtabula County, Ohio, United States May 21, 2015 Details
Adoneta spinuloides
Purple-crested Slug Moth
June 28, 2013 LinRandolph Ashtabula County, Ohio, United States May 21, 2015 Details
Argyrotaenia velutinana
Red Banded Leafroller Moth
June 28, 2013 LinRandolph Ashtabula County, Ohio, United States May 26, 2015 Details
Oreta rosea
Rose Hooktip
June 29, 2013 LinRandolph Ashtabula County, Ohio, United States May 26, 2015 Details
Acleris semipurpurana
Oak Leaftier Moth
July 03, 2013 LinRandolph Ashtabula County, Ohio, United States May 19, 2015 Details
Oneida lunulalis
Orange-tufted Oneida Moth
July 03, 2013 LinRandolph Ashtabula County, Ohio, United States May 20, 2015 Details
Monopis pavlovskii July 06, 2013 LinRandolph Ashtabula County, Ohio, United States May 20, 2015 Details
Monopis dorsistrigella July 12, 2013 LinRandolph Ashtabula County, Ohio, United States May 26, 2015 Details
Cepphis armataria
Scallop Moth
July 12, 2013 LinRandolph Ashtabula County, Ohio, United States May 26, 2015 Details
Eudeilinia herminiata
Northern Eudeilinea
July 15, 2013 LinRandolph Ashtabula County, Ohio, United States May 19, 2015 Details
Macrurocampa marthesia
Mottled Prominent
July 16, 2013 LinRandolph Ashtabula County, Ohio, United States May 21, 2015 Details
Elophila icciusalis
Pondside Pyralid
July 16, 2013 LinRandolph Ashtabula County, Ohio, United States May 21, 2015 Details
Synanthedon acerni
Maple Callus Borer Moth
July 16, 2013 LinRandolph Ashtabula County, Ohio, United States May 26, 2015 Details
Archips purpurana July 19, 2013 LinRandolph Ashtabula County, Ohio, United States May 19, 2015 Details
Autographa californica July 26, 2013 CHaines Spokane County, Washington, United States May 20, 2015 Details
Heliothis virescens
Tobacco Budworm Moth
July 27, 2013 Tom Middagh Clay County, South Dakota, United States May 14, 2015 Details
Hypagyrtis esther August 10, 2013 LinRandolph Ashtabula County, Ohio, United States May 19, 2015 Details
Papilio cresphontes
Giant Swallowtail
August 10, 2013 fierablue Genesee County, Michigan, United States May 25, 2015 Details
Calyptra canadensis
Canadian Owlet
August 12, 2013 LinRandolph Ashtabula County, Ohio, United States May 21, 2015 Details
Ponometia candefacta
Olive-shaded Bird-dropping Moth
August 23, 2013 LinRandolph Ashtabula County, Ohio, United States May 19, 2015 Details
Mestra amymone
Common Mestra
November 19, 2013 gpstewart Texas, McCulloch County, United States May 15, 2015 Details
Vanessa atalanta
Red Admiral
November 19, 2013 gpstewart Texas, McCulloch County, United States May 15, 2015 Details
Smyrna blomfildia
Blomfild's Beauty
November 22, 2013 ncrosbyrd Hidalgo County, Texas, United States May 29, 2015 Details
Triphosa haesitata
Tissue Moth
March 29, 2014 Nancy Asquith Santa Clara County, California, United States May 17, 2015 Details
Papilio zelicaon
Anise Swallowtail
May 04, 2014 BabcockWebb Nebraska, United States May 14, 2015 Details
Aglais milberti
Milbert's Tortoiseshell
May 05, 2014 BabcockWebb Nebraska, United States May 14, 2015 Details