Recently Verified Sightings

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Species Observation Datesort icon Submitter Location Verified Date
Syntomeida epilais
Polka-Dot Wasp Moth
May 26, 2016 legoguyjc Broward County, Florida, United States May 26, 2016 Details
Papilio polyxenes
Black Swallowtail
May 26, 2016 rowley Wayne County, New York, United States May 26, 2016 Details
Actias luna
Luna moth
May 26, 2016 Mr Mike M Suffolk County, New York, United States May 26, 2016 Details
Papilio canadensis
Canadian Tiger Swallowtail
May 26, 2016 jvkopple2 Antrim County, Michigan, United States May 26, 2016 Details
Caripeta piniata
Northern Pine Looper Moth
May 26, 2016 Jim Eckert Berks County, Pennsylvania, United States May 26, 2016 Details
Chalcoela iphitalis
Sooty Winged Chalcoela Moth
May 25, 2016 Hailee Rae De Witt County, Illinois, United States May 25, 2016 Details
Hyalophora euryalus
Ceanothus silkmoth
May 25, 2016 tobymayo British Columbia, Canada May 26, 2016 Details
Papilio troilus
Spicebush Swallowtail
May 25, 2016 monikawood Steuben County, New York, United States May 26, 2016 Details
Actias luna
Luna moth
May 25, 2016 Daveb410 York County, Pennsylvania, United States May 25, 2016 Details
Nomophila nearctica
Lucerne Moth
May 25, 2016 wwittkop Johnson County, Wyoming, United States May 26, 2016 Details
Acronicta hasta
Speared Dagger Moth
May 25, 2016 curtis.lehman
(Juan George)
Warren County, Pennsylvania, United States May 25, 2016 Details
Trichordestra tacoma May 25, 2016 jvhigbee Pierce County, Washington, United States May 26, 2016 Details
Plagodis alcoolaria
Hollow-spotted Plagodis
May 25, 2016 Cecily Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, United States May 25, 2016 Details
Ancylis platanana May 25, 2016 drkilmer Frederick County, Maryland, United States May 25, 2016 Details
Deidamia inscriptum
Lettered sphinx
May 25, 2016 jvincemery Loudoun County, Virginia, United States May 25, 2016 Details
Tarache aprica
Exposed Bird-dropping Moth
May 25, 2016 ridgeboy Jackson County, Florida, United States May 25, 2016 Details
Palthis angulalis
Dark-spotted Palthis Moth
May 25, 2016 Joe Bartok Ontario, Canada May 25, 2016 Details
Lomographa vestaliata
White Spring Moth
May 25, 2016 Joe Bartok Ontario, Canada May 25, 2016 Details
Melanolophia signataria
Signate Melanolophia
May 25, 2016 Joe Bartok Ontario, Canada May 25, 2016 Details
Pheosia rimosa
Black-rimmed Prominent
May 25, 2016 Joe Bartok Ontario, Canada May 25, 2016 Details
Zale intenta May 25, 2016 Joe Bartok Ontario, Canada May 25, 2016 Details
Nerice bidentata
Double-toothed Prominent
May 25, 2016 Joe Bartok Ontario, Canada May 25, 2016 Details
Phalaenophana pyramusalis
Dark-banded Owlet Moth
May 25, 2016 Joe Bartok Ontario, Canada May 25, 2016 Details
Morrisonia confusa
Confused Woodgrain
May 25, 2016 Joe Bartok Ontario, Canada May 25, 2016 Details
Helcystogramma hystricella May 25, 2016 drkilmer Frederick County, Maryland, United States May 25, 2016 Details
Nemapogon acapnopennella May 25, 2016 drkilmer Frederick County, Maryland, United States May 25, 2016 Details
Euchlaena obtusaria
Obtuse Euchlaena
May 24, 2016 taylorcreek Albemarle County, Virginia, United States May 25, 2016 Details
Scoparia biplagialis May 24, 2016 monstermoose Henry County, Indiana, United States May 25, 2016 Details
Malacosoma americanum
Eastern Tent Caterpillar Moth
May 24, 2016 Lemwoh Bucks County, Pennsylvania, United States May 24, 2016 Details
Strymon melinus
Gray Hairstreak
May 24, 2016 Christine Mooney Volusia County, Florida, United States May 25, 2016 Details
Agriopodes fallax
The Green Marvel
May 24, 2016 digginflowers Lebanon County, Pennsylvania, United States May 25, 2016 Details
Gluphisia septentrionis
Common Gluphisia
May 24, 2016 digginflowers Lebanon County, Pennsylvania, United States May 25, 2016 Details
Actias luna
Luna moth
May 24, 2016 digginflowers Lebanon County, Pennsylvania, United States May 24, 2016 Details
Eutelia pulcherrima
Beautiful Eutelia
May 24, 2016 digginflowers Lebanon County, Pennsylvania, United States May 24, 2016 Details
Polites vibex
Whirlabout
May 24, 2016 JeanEvoy De Soto County, Florida, United States May 26, 2016 Details
Dichorda iridaria
Showy Emerald
May 24, 2016 curtis.lehman
(Jesse Babonis)
Montour County, Pennsylvania, United States May 25, 2016 Details
Bucculatrix coronatella May 24, 2016 pbedell Chesterfield County, Virginia, United States May 25, 2016 Details
Cydia latiferreana
Filbertworm Moth
May 24, 2016 pbedell Chesterfield County, Virginia, United States May 25, 2016 Details
Macaria bicolorata May 24, 2016 ridgeboy Jackson County, Florida, United States May 25, 2016 Details
Phalaenostola larentioides
Black-banded Owlet Moth
May 24, 2016 K. S. Veitch Laurel County, Kentucky, United States May 25, 2016 Details
Nycteola metaspilella May 24, 2016 K. S. Veitch Laurel County, Kentucky, United States May 25, 2016 Details
Idia diminuendis
Orange-spotted Idia
May 24, 2016 K. S. Veitch Laurel County, Kentucky, United States May 25, 2016 Details
Rheumaptera prunivorata
Ferguson's Scallop Shell
May 24, 2016 Carol Thornton-Anderson Orange County, Indiana, United States May 25, 2016 Details
Amblyscirtes vialis
Common Roadside-Skipper
May 24, 2016 cblazo Franklin County, Pennsylvania, United States May 25, 2016 Details
Colocasia propinquilinea
Closebanded Yellowhorn Moth
May 24, 2016 Joe Bartok Ontario, Canada May 25, 2016 Details
Cladara limitaria
Mottled Gray Carpet
May 24, 2016 Joe Bartok Ontario, Canada May 25, 2016 Details
Hethemia pistasciaria
Pistachio Emerald
May 24, 2016 Joe Bartok Ontario, Canada May 24, 2016 Details
Pyrausta orphisalis
Orange Mint Moth
May 24, 2016 Joe Bartok Ontario, Canada May 24, 2016 Details
Cladara limitaria
Mottled Gray Carpet
May 24, 2016 Joe Bartok Ontario, Canada May 24, 2016 Details
Copivaleria grotei
Grote's Sallow
May 24, 2016 Joe Bartok Ontario, Canada May 24, 2016 Details
Clostera inclusa
Angle-Lined Prominent
May 24, 2016 Joe Bartok Ontario, Canada May 24, 2016 Details
Colocasia flavicornis
Yellowhorn Moth
May 24, 2016 Joe Bartok Ontario, Canada May 24, 2016 Details
Hemaris thysbe
Hummingbird Clearwing
May 23, 2016 Reiner Volusia County, Florida, United States May 25, 2016 Details
Hemaris thysbe
Hummingbird Clearwing
May 23, 2016 Weber Saskatchewan, Canada May 24, 2016 Details
Callosamia angulifera
Tuliptree silkmoth
May 23, 2016 canoemike Tippecanoe County, Indiana, United States May 25, 2016 Details
Phyciodes tharos
Pearl Crescent
May 23, 2016 DennisJLee Hampshire County, Massachusetts, United States May 25, 2016 Details
Phyciodes tharos
Pearl Crescent
May 23, 2016 Joe Bartok Ontario, Canada May 26, 2016 Details
Ceratomia undulosa
Waved sphinx
May 23, 2016 Aboover Knox County, Maine, United States May 25, 2016 Details
Cupido comyntas
Eastern Tailed-Blue
May 23, 2016 CA Ivy McDonald County, Missouri, United States May 25, 2016 Details
Megisto cymela
Little Wood-Satyr
May 23, 2016 CA Ivy McDonald County, Missouri, United States May 25, 2016 Details
Colias eurytheme
Orange Sulphur
May 23, 2016 CA Ivy McDonald County, Missouri, United States May 25, 2016 Details
Alypia octomaculata
Eight-spotted Forester
May 23, 2016 CA Ivy McDonald County, Missouri, United States May 25, 2016 Details
Microcrambus elegans
Elegant Grass-veneer
May 23, 2016 ridgeboy Liberty County, Florida, United States May 26, 2016 Details
Iridopsis larvaria
Bent-Lined Gray
May 23, 2016 Latenight Cameron County, Pennsylvania, United States May 25, 2016 Details
Protoboarmia porcelaria
Porcelain Gray
May 23, 2016 treichard Anne Arundel County, Maryland, United States May 25, 2016 Details
Platynota exasperatana
Exasperating Platynota
May 23, 2016 treichard Anne Arundel County, Maryland, United States May 25, 2016 Details
Scoparia basalis May 23, 2016 pbedell Chesterfield County, Virginia, United States May 25, 2016 Details
Elophila obliteralis
Waterlily Leafcutter Moth
May 23, 2016 pbedell Chesterfield County, Virginia, United States May 25, 2016 Details
Euzophera ostricolorella
Root Collar Borer
May 23, 2016 pbedell Chesterfield County, Virginia, United States May 25, 2016 Details
Pieris rapae
Cabbage White
May 23, 2016 CA Ivy McDonald County, Missouri, United States May 24, 2016 Details
Celastrina neglecta
Summer Azure
May 23, 2016 CA Ivy McDonald County, Missouri, United States May 24, 2016 Details
Euphyes vestris
Dun Skipper
May 23, 2016 CA Ivy McDonald County, Missouri, United States May 24, 2016 Details
Speyeria cybele
Great Spangled Fritillary
May 23, 2016 CA Ivy McDonald County, Missouri, United States May 24, 2016 Details
Nathalis iole
Dainty Sulphur
May 23, 2016 CA Ivy McDonald County, Missouri, United States May 24, 2016 Details
Euclidia cuspidea
Toothed Somberwing
May 23, 2016 Joe Bartok Ontario, Canada May 24, 2016 Details
Smerinthus jamaicensis
Twin-spotted sphinx
May 23, 2016 Joe Bartok Ontario, Canada May 24, 2016 Details
Euchlaena muzaria May 23, 2016 K. S. Veitch Laurel County, Kentucky, United States May 24, 2016 Details
Udea rubigalis
Celery Leaftier Moth
May 23, 2016 K. S. Veitch Laurel County, Kentucky, United States May 24, 2016 Details
Feltia subterranea
Subterranean Dart Moth
May 23, 2016 K. S. Veitch Laurel County, Kentucky, United States May 24, 2016 Details
Actias luna
Luna moth
May 23, 2016 arcticancer Blair County, Pennsylvania, United States May 24, 2016 Details
Megisto cymela
Little Wood-Satyr
May 23, 2016 Doug Bruce Loudon County, Tennessee, United States May 24, 2016 Details
Vanessa atalanta
Red Admiral
May 23, 2016 Doug Bruce Loudon County, Tennessee, United States May 24, 2016 Details
Asterocampa celtis
Hackberry Emperor
May 23, 2016 Doug Bruce Loudon County, Tennessee, United States May 24, 2016 Details
Chlosyne nycteis
Silvery Checkerspot
May 23, 2016 Doug Bruce Loudon County, Tennessee, United States May 24, 2016 Details
Cupido comyntas
Eastern Tailed-Blue
May 23, 2016 Doug Bruce Loudon County, Tennessee, United States May 24, 2016 Details
Pieris rapae
Cabbage White
May 23, 2016 Doug Bruce Loudon County, Tennessee, United States May 24, 2016 Details
Euphyes vestris
Dun Skipper
May 23, 2016 Doug Bruce Loudon County, Tennessee, United States May 24, 2016 Details
Dryas iulia
Julia Heliconian
May 23, 2016 scfl47 Indian River County, Florida, United States May 23, 2016 Details
Papilio troilus
Spicebush Swallowtail
May 23, 2016 Carolyn Seaton York County, South Carolina, United States May 23, 2016 Details
Satyrium calanus
Banded Hairstreak
May 23, 2016 Carolyn Seaton York County, South Carolina, United States May 23, 2016 Details
Paonias excaecata
Blinded sphinx
May 22, 2016 lzerby King County, Washington, United States May 24, 2016 Details
Chlorochlamys chloroleucaria
Blackberry Looper Moth
May 22, 2016 devjohnstone Nova Scotia, Canada May 25, 2016 Details
Parrhasius m album
White-M Hairstreak
May 22, 2016 gailparsons Flagler County, Florida, United States May 26, 2016 Details
Erynnis zarucco
Zarucco Duskywing
May 22, 2016 gailparsons Flagler County, Florida, United States May 26, 2016 Details
Platynota exasperatana
Exasperating Platynota
May 22, 2016 K. S. Veitch Laurel County, Kentucky, United States May 25, 2016 Details
Ellida caniplaga
Linden Prominent
May 22, 2016 edenny Hampshire County, Massachusetts, United States May 25, 2016 Details
Feralia comstocki
Comstock's Sallow
May 22, 2016 edenny Hampshire County, Massachusetts, United States May 25, 2016 Details
Dryocampa rubicunda
Rosy maple moth
May 22, 2016 edenny Hampshire County, Massachusetts, United States May 25, 2016 Details
Zale unilineata
One-lined Zale
May 22, 2016 edenny Hampshire County, Massachusetts, United States May 25, 2016 Details
Dargida diffusa
Wheat Head Armyworm Moth
May 22, 2016 edenny Hampshire County, Massachusetts, United States May 25, 2016 Details