Recently Verified Sightings

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Species Observation Datesort icon Submitter Location Verified Date
Catocala amatrix
Sweetheart Underwing
August 27, 1966 Indy Entomologist Lagrange County, Indiana, United States January 27, 2015 Details
Atteva aurea
Ailanthus Webworm Moth
August 19, 1968 Indy Entomologist Allen County, Indiana, United States January 27, 2015 Details
Catocala amatrix
Sweetheart Underwing
August 20, 1968 Indy Entomologist Allen County, Indiana, United States January 27, 2015 Details
Actias luna
Luna moth
September 02, 1968 Indy Entomologist Lagrange County, Indiana, United States January 27, 2015 Details
Tetracis cachexiata
White Slant-line
September 04, 1968 Indy Entomologist Allen County, Indiana, United States January 27, 2015 Details
Chrysodeixis includens
Soybean Looper Moth
September 04, 1968 Indy Entomologist Allen County, Indiana, United States January 27, 2015 Details
Caenurgina erechtea
Forage Looper Moth
September 10, 1968 Indy Entomologist Allen County, Indiana, United States January 27, 2015 Details
Scoliopteryx libatrix
The Herald
October 02, 1968 Indy Entomologist Allen County, Indiana, United States January 16, 2015 Details
Peridroma saucia
Variegated Cutworm Moth
November 22, 1968 Indy Entomologist Allen County, Indiana, United States January 27, 2015 Details
Crambus praefectellus
Common Grass-veneer Moth
September 04, 1970 Indy Entomologist Lagrange County, Indiana, United States January 16, 2015 Details
Cisseps fulvicollis
Yellow-collared Scape Moth
September 09, 1970 Indy Entomologist Lagrange County, Indiana, United States January 27, 2015 Details
Callosamia promethea
Promethea silkmoth
March 14, 1979 Indy Entomologist Pulaski County, Indiana, United States January 27, 2015 Details
Zale lunata
Lunate Zale
June 17, 1979 Indy Entomologist Carroll County, Indiana, United States January 25, 2015 Details
Automeris io
Io moth
June 25, 1979 Indy Entomologist Tippecanoe County, Indiana, United States January 27, 2015 Details
Lomographa vestaliata
White Spring Moth
July 01, 1979 Indy Entomologist Carroll County, Indiana, United States January 22, 2015 Details
Autographa bimaculata
Two-Spotted Looper Moth
July 31, 1979 Tom Middagh Clearwater County, Minnesota, United States January 19, 2015 Details
Hypsopygia costalis
Clover Hayworm Moth
August 10, 1979 Indy Entomologist Pulaski County, Indiana, United States January 27, 2015 Details
Catocala obscura
Obscure Underwing
August 31, 1979 Indy Entomologist White County, Indiana, United States January 14, 2015 Details
Feltia herilis
Master's Dart
September 10, 1979 Indy Entomologist Carroll County, Indiana, United States January 25, 2015 Details
Speranza pustularia
Lesser Maple Spanworm Moth
July 07, 1980 Indy Entomologist White County, Indiana, United States January 22, 2015 Details
Peridea angulosa
Angulose Prominent
July 11, 1980 Indy Entomologist White County, Indiana, United States January 14, 2015 Details
Zale lunata
Lunate Zale
August 07, 1980 Indy Entomologist White County, Indiana, United States January 25, 2015 Details
Ceratomia catalpae
Catalpa sphinx
August 21, 1980 Indy Entomologist White County, Indiana, United States January 25, 2015 Details
Manduca sexta
Carolina sphinx
September 08, 1980 Indy Entomologist White County, Indiana, United States January 25, 2015 Details
Hyles lineata
White-lined Sphinx
September 20, 1980 Indy Entomologist White County, Indiana, United States January 25, 2015 Details
Erannis tiliaria
Linden Looper Moth
December 06, 1980 Indy Entomologist Carroll County, Indiana, United States January 16, 2015 Details
Amorpha juglandis
Walnut sphinx
June 19, 1981 Indy Entomologist Carroll County, Indiana, United States January 25, 2015 Details
Ceratomia amyntor
Elm sphinx
June 21, 1981 Indy Entomologist White County, Indiana, United States January 25, 2015 Details
Rheumaptera hastata July 01, 1981 Indy Entomologist Carroll County, Indiana, United States January 14, 2015 Details
Automeris io
Io moth
July 21, 1981 Indy Entomologist Carroll County, Indiana, United States January 22, 2015 Details
Manduca jasminearum
Ash sphinx
June 24, 1982 Indy Entomologist White County, Indiana, United States January 22, 2015 Details
Datana ministra
Yellow-necked Caterpillar Moth
June 24, 1982 Indy Entomologist White County, Indiana, United States January 22, 2015 Details
Halysidota sp. June 24, 1982 Indy Entomologist White County, Indiana, United States January 22, 2015 Details
Eumorpha pandorus
Pandorus Sphinx
June 27, 1982 Indy Entomologist White County, Indiana, United States January 27, 2015 Details
Spilosoma virginica
Virginian Tiger Moth or Yellow Woolybear Moth
June 28, 1982 Indy Entomologist White County, Indiana, United States January 22, 2015 Details
Ecdytolopha insiticiana
Locust Twig Borer Moth
June 28, 1982 Indy Entomologist Carroll County, Indiana, United States January 25, 2015 Details
Cerma cerintha
Tufted Bird-Dropping Moth
June 30, 1982 Indy Entomologist White County, Indiana, United States January 14, 2015 Details
Ectropis crepuscularia
The Small Engrailed
June 30, 1982 Indy Entomologist White County, Indiana, United States January 17, 2015 Details
Hypercompe scribonia
Great Leopard Moth
June 30, 1982 Indy Entomologist White County, Indiana, United States January 25, 2015 Details
Automeris io
Io moth
July 01, 1982 Indy Entomologist White County, Indiana, United States January 25, 2015 Details
Acronicta americana
American Dagger Moth
July 03, 1982 Indy Entomologist White County, Indiana, United States January 16, 2015 Details
Maliattha synochitis
Black-dotted Maliattha
July 03, 1982 Indy Entomologist White County, Indiana, United States January 20, 2015 Details
Acronicta americana
American Dagger Moth
July 03, 1982 Indy Entomologist White County, Indiana, United States January 22, 2015 Details
Baileya australis
Small Baileya
July 03, 1982 Indy Entomologist White County, Indiana, United States January 22, 2015 Details
Hyphantria cunea
Fall Webworm Moth
July 03, 1982 Indy Entomologist White County, Indiana, United States January 22, 2015 Details
Digrammia ocellinata
Faint-spotted Angle
July 03, 1982 Indy Entomologist White County, Indiana, United States January 27, 2015 Details
Eudryas grata
Beautiful Wood-nymph
July 04, 1982 Indy Entomologist White County, Indiana, United States January 22, 2015 Details
Heterocampa subrotata
Small Heterocampa
July 04, 1982 Indy Entomologist White County, Indiana, United States January 22, 2015 Details
Haploa reversa
Reversed Haploa
July 04, 1982 Indy Entomologist White County, Indiana, United States January 22, 2015 Details
Darapsa myron
Virginia creeper sphinx
July 04, 1982 Indy Entomologist White County, Indiana, United States January 25, 2015 Details
Paonias myops
Small-eyed sphinx
July 06, 1982 Indy Entomologist White County, Indiana, United States January 25, 2015 Details
Amorpha juglandis
Walnut sphinx
July 07, 1982 Indy Entomologist White County, Indiana, United States January 22, 2015 Details
Haploa clymene
Clymene Moth
July 15, 1982 Indy Entomologist White County, Indiana, United States January 22, 2015 Details
Euparthenos nubilis
Locust Underwing
July 30, 1982 Indy Entomologist White County, Indiana, United States January 13, 2015 Details
Paratraea plebeja
Plebeian sphinx
September 13, 1982 Indy Entomologist White County, Indiana, United States January 16, 2015 Details
Ennomos magnaria
Maple Spanworm
October 05, 1982 Indy Entomologist Owen County, Indiana, United States January 27, 2015 Details
Paleacrita vernata
Spring Cankerworm Moth
March 01, 1983 Indy Entomologist Carroll County, Indiana, United States January 22, 2015 Details
Catocala amatrix
Sweetheart Underwing
September 07, 1983 Indy Entomologist Carroll County, Indiana, United States January 27, 2015 Details
Catocala ultronia
Ultronia Underwing
July 24, 1984 Indy Entomologist White County, Indiana, United States January 25, 2015 Details
Actias luna
Luna moth
August 01, 1984 Indy Entomologist White County, Indiana, United States January 22, 2015 Details
Amphion floridensis
Nessus sphinx
July 15, 1985 Indy Entomologist Carroll County, Indiana, United States January 22, 2015 Details
Tetracis crocallata
Yellow Slant-line
June 21, 1986 Indy Entomologist Allen County, Indiana, United States January 27, 2015 Details
Epipaschia superatalis
Dimorphic Macalla Moth
August 05, 1986 Indy Entomologist Jefferson County, Indiana, United States January 20, 2015 Details
Iridopsis defectaria
Brown-shaded Gray
August 05, 1986 Indy Entomologist Jefferson County, Indiana, United States January 25, 2015 Details
Colocasia propinquilinea
Closebanded Yellowhorn Moth
August 07, 1986 Indy Entomologist Brown County, Indiana, United States January 14, 2015 Details
Timandra amaturaria
Cross-lined Waved
August 09, 1986 Indy Entomologist Carroll County, Indiana, United States January 25, 2015 Details
Zale galbanata
Maple Zale
August 14, 1986 Indy Entomologist Marion County, Indiana, United States January 14, 2015 Details
Zale horrida
Horrid Zale
July 05, 1987 Indy Entomologist Carroll County, Indiana, United States January 15, 2015 Details
Catocala habilis
Habilis Underwing
September 06, 1992 Jim Eckert Berks County, Pennsylvania, United States January 06, 2015 Details
Catocala innubens
The Betrothed
July 25, 1993 Jim Eckert Berks County, Pennsylvania, United States January 06, 2015 Details
Habrosyne scripta
Lettered Habrosyne
July 16, 2001 magnunc Monroe County, New York, United States January 16, 2015 Details
Hemaris thysbe
Hummingbird Clearwing
June 23, 2002 cedareden Franklin County, New York, United States January 10, 2015 Details
Nastra lherminier
Swarthy Skipper
August 10, 2002 richardhsmith
(Richard (Dick) Smith, Fran Pope, and Mary LaMarca)
Allegany County, Maryland, United States January 27, 2015 Details
Estigmene acrea
Salt Marsh Moth or Acrea Moth
April 15, 2004 Indy Entomologist Boone County, Indiana, United States January 16, 2015 Details
Actias luna
Luna moth
May 18, 2004 Indy Entomologist Boone County, Indiana, United States January 12, 2015 Details
Catocala cara
Darling Underwing
August 08, 2004 Indy Entomologist Clinton County, Indiana, United States January 20, 2015 Details
Lophocampa caryae
Hickory Tussock Moth or Hickory Tiger Moth
November 02, 2004 Indy Entomologist Boone County, Indiana, United States January 14, 2015 Details
Amorpha juglandis
Walnut sphinx
June 25, 2005 Indy Entomologist Boone County, Indiana, United States January 15, 2015 Details
Manduca sexta
Carolina sphinx
August 29, 2005 Indy Entomologist Clinton County, Indiana, United States January 25, 2015 Details
Estigmene acrea
Salt Marsh Moth or Acrea Moth
September 11, 2005 Indy Entomologist Hamilton County, Indiana, United States January 27, 2015 Details
Ceratomia undulosa
Waved sphinx
July 04, 2006 Indy Entomologist Clinton County, Indiana, United States January 20, 2015 Details
Catocala insolabilis
Inconsolable Underwing
March 05, 2007 ugugusgili Jackson County, Alabama, United States January 11, 2015 Details
Clydonopteron sacculana March 07, 2007 ugugusgili Jackson County, Alabama, United States January 11, 2015 Details
Heteropacha rileyana
Riley's Lappet Moth
March 07, 2007 ugugusgili Jackson County, Alabama, United States January 11, 2015 Details
Catocala cara
Darling Underwing
May 05, 2007 Indy Entomologist Hendricks County, Indiana, United States January 14, 2015 Details
Haploa lecontei
Leconte's Haploa
June 06, 2007 Indy Entomologist Boone County, Indiana, United States January 16, 2015 Details
Hemaris diffinis
Snowberry Clearwing
July 11, 2007 Indy Entomologist Marion County, Indiana, United States January 20, 2015 Details
Acronicta laetifica
Pleasant Dagger Moth
July 25, 2007 Indy Entomologist Boone County, Indiana, United States January 17, 2015 Details
Amphipyra pyramidoides
Copper Underwing
July 26, 2007 Indy Entomologist Boone County, Indiana, United States January 16, 2015 Details
Coryphista meadii
Barberry Geometer
September 03, 2007 Indy Entomologist Clinton County, Indiana, United States January 19, 2015 Details
Helicoverpa zea
Corn Earworm Moth
October 10, 2007 chuckski Laramie County, Wyoming, United States January 26, 2015 Details
Atteva aurea
Ailanthus Webworm Moth
November 02, 2007 Indy Entomologist Boone County, Indiana, United States January 16, 2015 Details
Pyrrharctia isabella
Isabella Tiger Moth or Banded Woolybear
April 15, 2008 Indy Entomologist Boone County, Indiana, United States January 12, 2015 Details
Selenia kentaria
Kent's Geometer
April 20, 2008 Indy Entomologist Marion County, Indiana, United States January 14, 2015 Details
Mythimna unipuncta
Armyworm Moth
July 10, 2008 Indy Entomologist Boone County, Indiana, United States January 14, 2015 Details
Eacles imperialis
Imperial moth
August 10, 2008 Indy Entomologist Boone County, Indiana, United States January 14, 2015 Details
Agrotis ipsilon
Ipsilon Dart
September 26, 2008 Indy Entomologist Boone County, Indiana, United States January 13, 2015 Details
Pachylioides resumens October 11, 2008 czaplak Hidalgo County, Texas, United States January 12, 2015 Details
Automeris io
Io moth
May 06, 2009 Indy Entomologist Boone County, Indiana, United States January 14, 2015 Details
Coryphista meadii
Barberry Geometer
June 27, 2009 Indy Entomologist Boone County, Indiana, United States January 19, 2015 Details