Recently Verified Sightings

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Species Observation Datesort icon Submitter Location Verified Date
Estigmene acrea
Salt Marsh Moth or Acrea Moth
September 01, 2015 gingera Anne Arundel County, Maryland, United States September 01, 2015 Details
Harrisimemna trisignata
Harris' Three Spot
September 01, 2015 Jimmy T New Castle County, Delaware, United States September 01, 2015 Details
Hemaris thysbe
Hummingbird Clearwing
September 01, 2015 meljel Fairfax County, Virginia, United States September 01, 2015 Details
Hemaris diffinis
Snowberry Clearwing
September 01, 2015 amdurso Wake County, North Carolina, United States September 01, 2015 Details
Dryocampa rubicunda
Rosy maple moth
September 01, 2015 mrswilliamsclass Virginia, United States, Winchester City County September 01, 2015 Details
Cucullia alfarata September 01, 2015 chris chrysopsis Caroline County, Maryland, United States September 01, 2015 Details
Ceratomia catalpae
Catalpa sphinx
September 01, 2015 kat521 Trumbull County, Ohio, United States September 01, 2015 Details
Plebejus acmon
Acmon Blue
September 01, 2015 Nancy Asquith Santa Clara County, California, United States September 02, 2015 Details
Feltia subgothica
Subgothic Dart
September 01, 2015 Carol Thornton-Anderson Orange County, Indiana, United States September 01, 2015 Details
Nymphalis antiopa
Mourning Cloak
September 01, 2015 Tommmaxon@gmail.com Jefferson County, New York, United States September 01, 2015 Details
Atteva aurea
Ailanthus Webworm Moth
September 01, 2015 Marsha W. Cook County, Illinois, United States September 01, 2015 Details
Eacles imperialis
Imperial moth
September 01, 2015 lashane Craven County, North Carolina, United States September 01, 2015 Details
Saucrobotys futilalis
Dogbane Saucrobotys Moth
September 01, 2015 AnikaTsimberg Bucks County, Pennsylvania, United States September 01, 2015 Details
Cirrhophanus triangulifer
Goldenrod Stowaway
September 01, 2015 Carolyn Seaton Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, United States September 01, 2015 Details
Limenitis arthemis astyanax
'Astyanax' Red-spotted Purple
September 01, 2015 rocksnstars Oxford County, Maine, United States September 01, 2015 Details
Enargia infumata
Smoked Sallow
September 01, 2015 Joe Bartok Ontario, Canada September 01, 2015 Details
Actias luna
Luna moth
August 31, 2015 scallan13 Houston County, Georgia, United States August 31, 2015 Details
Papilio polyxenes
Black Swallowtail
August 31, 2015 JClark720 Miami County, Ohio, United States August 31, 2015 Details
Eacles imperialis
Imperial moth
August 31, 2015 cmar2cmar Jefferson County, Alabama, United States August 31, 2015 Details
Euchaetes egle
Milkweed Tussock Moth or Milkweed Tiger Moth
August 31, 2015 kaycks York County, Pennsylvania, United States August 31, 2015 Details
Wallengrenia egeremet
Northern Broken-Dash
August 31, 2015 mellielong Hillsborough County, Florida, United States September 01, 2015 Details
Eurema daira
Barred Yellow
August 31, 2015 mellielong Hillsborough County, Florida, United States September 01, 2015 Details
Eacles imperialis
Imperial moth
August 31, 2015 Smarsh95 Frederick County, Maryland, United States August 31, 2015 Details
Hypercompe scribonia
Great Leopard Moth
August 31, 2015 rosedrakon Richmond City County, Virginia, United States September 01, 2015 Details
Hypena baltimoralis
Baltimore Bomolocha Moth
August 31, 2015 froghavenfarm Lee County, Virginia, United States September 01, 2015 Details
Pyrausta acrionalis August 31, 2015 Joe Bartok Ontario, Canada September 01, 2015 Details
Idia aemula
Common Idia Moth
August 31, 2015 Joe Bartok Ontario, Canada September 01, 2015 Details
Coryphista meadii
Barberry Geometer
August 31, 2015 Joe Bartok Ontario, Canada September 01, 2015 Details
Crambidia pallida
Pale Lichen Moth
August 31, 2015 Joe Bartok Ontario, Canada September 01, 2015 Details
Lochmaeus manteo
Variable Oakleaf Caterpillar Moth
August 31, 2015 Allen Belden Richmond City County, Virginia, United States September 01, 2015 Details
Paectes abrostoloides
Large Paectes
August 31, 2015 Allen Belden Richmond City County, Virginia, United States September 01, 2015 Details
Eucosma derelicta August 31, 2015 Howell_Curtis Harrison County, Indiana, United States September 01, 2015 Details
Eupithecia absinthiata August 31, 2015 digginflowers Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, United States September 01, 2015 Details
Phaneta raracana August 31, 2015 Howell_Curtis Harrison County, Indiana, United States September 01, 2015 Details
Tetanolita floridana
Florida Tetanolita Moth
August 31, 2015 treichard Anne Arundel County, Maryland, United States August 31, 2015 Details
Xestia dolosa
Greater Black-letter Dart
August 31, 2015 treichard Anne Arundel County, Maryland, United States September 01, 2015 Details
Scoparia biplagialis August 31, 2015 treichard Anne Arundel County, Maryland, United States August 31, 2015 Details
Ecdytolopha insiticiana
Locust Twig Borer Moth
August 31, 2015 drkilmer Frederick County, Maryland, United States August 31, 2015 Details
Coleophora borea August 31, 2015 drkilmer Frederick County, Maryland, United States August 31, 2015 Details
Oegoconia quadripuncta
Four-spotted Yellowneck
August 31, 2015 drkilmer Frederick County, Maryland, United States August 31, 2015 Details
Anisota stigma
Spiny oakworm moth
August 31, 2015 tractor311 Russell County, Alabama, United States September 01, 2015 Details
Celastrina neglecta
Summer Azure
August 31, 2015 Paul Tavares Ontario, Canada September 01, 2015 Details
Agriphila vulgivagella August 30, 2015 Jarchibold Saratoga County, New York, United States September 01, 2015 Details
Speyeria cybele
Great Spangled Fritillary
August 30, 2015 treys grammy Benton County, Arkansas, United States August 30, 2015 Details
Hemaris thysbe
Hummingbird Clearwing
August 30, 2015 Jakers092@aol.com Tuscarawas County, Ohio, United States August 30, 2015 Details
Limenitis archippus
Viceroy
August 30, 2015 KZelewsky Du Page County, Illinois, United States August 30, 2015 Details
Citheronia regalis
Royal Walnut Moth
August 30, 2015 steveraabe Washington County, Maryland, United States August 31, 2015 Details
Phyciodes tharos
Pearl Crescent
August 30, 2015 KZelewsky Du Page County, Illinois, United States August 30, 2015 Details
Halysidota harrisii
Sycamore Tussock Moth
August 30, 2015 John LeBlanc Page County, Virginia, United States August 31, 2015 Details
Battus philenor
Pipevine Swallowtail
August 30, 2015 ShelbyJW Burnet County, Texas, United States August 30, 2015 Details
Catocala piatrix
The Penitent Underwing
August 30, 2015 Phil Campbell Berks County, Pennsylvania, United States September 01, 2015 Details
Citheronia regalis
Royal Walnut Moth
August 30, 2015 Kurt R. Schwarz Howard County, Maryland, United States August 30, 2015 Details
Caenurgina crassiuscula
Clover Looper Moth
August 30, 2015 John LeBlanc Madison County, Virginia, United States August 31, 2015 Details
Apatelodes torrefacta
Spotted Apatelodes Moth
August 30, 2015 Tracymae1970 Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, United States August 31, 2015 Details
Datana major
Major Datana
August 30, 2015 John LeBlanc Madison County, Virginia, United States August 31, 2015 Details
Hypsopygia olinalis August 30, 2015 Silent Comedy Jefferson County, Kentucky, United States August 31, 2015 Details
Citheronia regalis
Royal Walnut Moth
August 30, 2015 Muskie Summit County, Ohio, United States August 30, 2015 Details
Papilio polyxenes
Black Swallowtail
August 30, 2015 ydlrun Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, United States August 30, 2015 Details
Platynota flavedana August 30, 2015 treichard Anne Arundel County, Maryland, United States August 31, 2015 Details
Promalactis suzukiella
Suzuki's Promalactis Moth
August 30, 2015 treichard Anne Arundel County, Maryland, United States August 31, 2015 Details
Parasa indetermina
Stinging Rose Caterpillar Moth
August 30, 2015 David Arbour McCurtain County, Oklahoma, United States September 01, 2015 Details
Ascalapha odorata
Black Witch
August 30, 2015 Miltinlv Clark County, Nevada, United States September 01, 2015 Details
Danaus plexippus
Monarch
August 30, 2015 Brendamouse Allen County, Indiana, United States August 31, 2015 Details
Acronicta americana
American Dagger Moth
August 30, 2015 brandahl La Porte County, Indiana, United States August 30, 2015 Details
Cydia latiferreana
Filbertworm Moth
August 30, 2015 treichard Anne Arundel County, Maryland, United States August 30, 2015 Details
Spodoptera ornithogalli
Yellow-striped Armyworm Moth
August 30, 2015 treichard Anne Arundel County, Maryland, United States August 30, 2015 Details
Scopula limboundata
Large Lace-border
August 30, 2015 treichard Anne Arundel County, Maryland, United States August 30, 2015 Details
Microcrambus elegans
Elegant Grass-veneer
August 30, 2015 treichard Anne Arundel County, Maryland, United States August 30, 2015 Details
Clepsis peritana
Garden Tortrix
August 30, 2015 treichard Anne Arundel County, Maryland, United States August 30, 2015 Details
Hypena scabra
Green Cloverworm Moth
August 30, 2015 treichard Anne Arundel County, Maryland, United States August 30, 2015 Details
Danaus plexippus
Monarch
August 30, 2015 pattiep9 Cook County, Illinois, United States August 30, 2015 Details
Catocala cara
Darling Underwing
August 30, 2015 Joe Bartok Ontario, Canada August 30, 2015 Details
Nephelodes minians
Bronzed Cutworm Moth
August 30, 2015 Joe Bartok Ontario, Canada August 30, 2015 Details
Phyciodes tharos
Pearl Crescent
August 30, 2015 SaraJE Ontario, Canada August 31, 2015 Details
Papilio polyxenes
Black Swallowtail
August 30, 2015 SaraJE Ontario, Canada August 31, 2015 Details
Noctua pronuba
European Yellow Underwing
August 30, 2015 digginflowers Lebanon County, Pennsylvania, United States August 30, 2015 Details
Cisseps fulvicollis
Yellow-collared Scape Moth
August 30, 2015 M. Moore Collin County, Texas, United States August 30, 2015 Details
Chlorochlamys chloroleucaria
Blackberry Looper Moth
August 30, 2015 drkilmer Frederick County, Maryland, United States August 30, 2015 Details
Hypagyrtis unipunctata
One-Spotted Variant
August 30, 2015 drkilmer Frederick County, Maryland, United States August 30, 2015 Details
Agriphila vulgivagella August 29, 2015 digginflowers Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, United States August 30, 2015 Details
Euclea delphinii
Spiny Oak-slug Moth
August 29, 2015 Shananagan25 Licking County, Ohio, United States August 30, 2015 Details
Speyeria cybele
Great Spangled Fritillary
August 29, 2015 marjoriemasters Geauga County, Ohio, United States August 30, 2015 Details
Epargyreus clarus
Silver-spotted Skipper
August 29, 2015 marjoriemasters Geauga County, Ohio, United States August 30, 2015 Details
Estigmene acrea
Salt Marsh Moth or Acrea Moth
August 29, 2015 Gary The Villages Sumter County, Florida, United States August 29, 2015 Details
Papilio polyxenes
Black Swallowtail
August 29, 2015 marshallbw72 Williamson County, Tennessee, United States August 30, 2015 Details
Euptoieta claudia
Variegated Fritillary
August 29, 2015 Kbruce@struxturephoto.com Fairfax County, Virginia, United States September 01, 2015 Details
Agraulis vanillae
Gulf Fritillary
August 29, 2015 jalexemma San Bernardino County, California, United States August 30, 2015 Details
Eacles imperialis
Imperial moth
August 29, 2015 Keikosan Marion County, Ohio, United States August 29, 2015 Details
Poanes zabulon
Zabulon Skipper
August 29, 2015 Bill Emch Chester County, South Carolina, United States September 01, 2015 Details
Actias luna
Luna moth
August 29, 2015 Jean Fontaine Greenville County, South Carolina, United States September 01, 2015 Details
Nepytia phantasmaria
Phantom Hemlock Looper
August 29, 2015 The Steampunk Fox British Columbia, Canada August 30, 2015 Details
Danaus plexippus
Monarch
August 29, 2015 darrengarey Wayne County, Michigan, United States August 29, 2015 Details
Asterocampa clyton
Tawny Emperor
August 29, 2015 Bill Emch Chester County, South Carolina, United States August 30, 2015 Details
Poanes zabulon
Zabulon Skipper
August 29, 2015 Bill Emch Chester County, South Carolina, United States September 01, 2015 Details
Agriphila ruricolellus August 29, 2015 John LeBlanc Madison County, Virginia, United States August 31, 2015 Details
Phyciodes cocyta
Northern Crescent
August 29, 2015 jhauser42 Erie County, New York, United States August 31, 2015 Details
Sabulodes aegrotata August 29, 2015 masoncalida Pierce County, Washington, United States August 30, 2015 Details
Lophocampa caryae
Hickory Tussock Moth or Hickory Tiger Moth
August 29, 2015 John LeBlanc Augusta County, Virginia, United States August 31, 2015 Details
Ancyloxypha numitor
Least Skipper
August 29, 2015 EPIMEDIUM Mercer County, Illinois, United States September 01, 2015 Details
Hypena scabra
Green Cloverworm Moth
August 29, 2015 EPIMEDIUM McHenry County, Illinois, United States August 29, 2015 Details