Recently Verified Sightings

This page displays the most recent user-submitted butterfly and moth sightings that have been verified by collaborating regional coordinators. Use the tabs to switch between the map and table view.

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Species Observation Datesort icon Submitter Location Verified Date
Papilio troilus
Spicebush Swallowtail
September 28, 2016 joep01 Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, United States September 28, 2016 Details
Agrius cingulata
Pink-spotted hawkmoth
September 28, 2016 mjpayne Jefferson County, Alabama, United States September 28, 2016 Details
Melanchra picta
Zebra Caterpillar Moth
September 28, 2016 ajjacks Madison County, Indiana, United States September 28, 2016 Details
Costaconvexa centrostrigaria
The Bent-line Carpet
September 28, 2016 Christine Stanke Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, United States September 28, 2016 Details
Mestra amymone
Common Mestra
September 28, 2016 mskasik Hays County, Texas, United States September 28, 2016 Details
Agriphila vulgivagella September 27, 2016 hmclin Adams County, Pennsylvania, United States September 28, 2016 Details
Estigmene acrea
Salt Marsh Moth or Acrea Moth
September 27, 2016 Sphz Texas, Travis County, United States September 28, 2016 Details
Eumorpha fasciatus
Banded sphinx
September 27, 2016 capnwhizz Lee County, Florida, United States September 27, 2016 Details
Udea rubigalis
Celery Leaftier Moth
September 27, 2016 Kurt R. Schwarz Howard County, Maryland, United States September 28, 2016 Details
Cydia latiferreana
Filbertworm Moth
September 27, 2016 Kurt R. Schwarz Howard County, Maryland, United States September 28, 2016 Details
Tetanolita mynesalis
Smoky Tetanolita Moth
September 27, 2016 Kurt R. Schwarz Howard County, Maryland, United States September 28, 2016 Details
Amphipyra pyramidoides
Copper Underwing
September 27, 2016 Kurt R. Schwarz Howard County, Maryland, United States September 28, 2016 Details
Udea rubigalis
Celery Leaftier Moth
September 27, 2016 Kurt R. Schwarz Howard County, Maryland, United States September 28, 2016 Details
Nola cereella September 27, 2016 strixv Prince Georges County, Maryland, United States September 28, 2016 Details
Euzophera ostricolorella
Root Collar Borer
September 27, 2016 strixv Prince Georges County, Maryland, United States September 28, 2016 Details
Glenoides texanaria
Texas Gray
September 27, 2016 strixv Prince Georges County, Maryland, United States September 28, 2016 Details
Tetanolita mynesalis
Smoky Tetanolita Moth
September 27, 2016 strixv Prince Georges County, Maryland, United States September 28, 2016 Details
Nephelodes minians
Bronzed Cutworm Moth
September 27, 2016 strixv Prince Georges County, Maryland, United States September 28, 2016 Details
Manduca sexta
Carolina sphinx
September 27, 2016 Shirley Wilkerson Brazos County, Texas, United States September 28, 2016 Details
Eumorpha fasciatus
Banded sphinx
September 27, 2016 Shirley Wilkerson Brazos County, Texas, United States September 28, 2016 Details
Polygonia comma
Eastern Comma
September 27, 2016 davidboon Macomb County, Michigan, United States September 27, 2016 Details
Idaea dimidiata
Single-dotted Wave
September 27, 2016 Lutya Rensselaer County, New York, United States September 28, 2016 Details
Noctua pronuba
European Yellow Underwing
September 27, 2016 Lutya Rensselaer County, New York, United States September 28, 2016 Details
Nepytia canosaria
False Hemlock Looper Moth
September 27, 2016 Lutya Rensselaer County, New York, United States September 28, 2016 Details
Nomophila nearctica
Lucerne Moth
September 27, 2016 Christine Stanke Ozaukee County, Wisconsin, United States September 27, 2016 Details
Abagrotis alternata
Greater Red Dart
September 26, 2016 digginflowers Lebanon County, Pennsylvania, United States September 27, 2016 Details
Zale lunata
Lunate Zale
September 26, 2016 topmarmot Harris County, Texas, United States September 28, 2016 Details
Agriphila vulgivagella September 26, 2016 digginflowers Lebanon County, Pennsylvania, United States September 27, 2016 Details
Datana contracta
Contracted Datana
September 26, 2016 Villaluenga Fort Bend County, Texas, United States September 27, 2016 Details
Orthodes majuscula
Rustic Quaker
September 26, 2016 caw33iii Wake County, North Carolina, United States September 27, 2016 Details
Xylophanes tersa
Tersa Sphinx
September 26, 2016 caw33iii Wake County, North Carolina, United States September 27, 2016 Details
Spilosoma virginica
Virginian Tiger Moth or Yellow Woolybear Moth
September 26, 2016 LeighAshbrook Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, United States September 26, 2016 Details
Actias luna
Luna moth
September 26, 2016 jeniferdavis76 Stone County, Arkansas, United States September 27, 2016 Details
Acronicta dactylina
Fingered Dagger Moth
September 26, 2016 GhostRaven Lewis County, Washington, United States September 27, 2016 Details
Anagrapha falcifera
Celery Looper Moth
September 26, 2016 Kitty329 Day County, South Dakota, United States September 28, 2016 Details
Palthis asopialis
Faint-spotted Palthis Moth
September 26, 2016 Kurt R. Schwarz Howard County, Maryland, United States September 27, 2016 Details
Microcrambus elegans
Elegant Grass-veneer
September 26, 2016 Kurt R. Schwarz Howard County, Maryland, United States September 27, 2016 Details
Hypena scabra
Green Cloverworm Moth
September 26, 2016 Kurt R. Schwarz Howard County, Maryland, United States September 27, 2016 Details
Tetanolita mynesalis
Smoky Tetanolita Moth
September 26, 2016 Kurt R. Schwarz Howard County, Maryland, United States September 27, 2016 Details
Palthis asopialis
Faint-spotted Palthis Moth
September 26, 2016 Kurt R. Schwarz Howard County, Maryland, United States September 27, 2016 Details
Spodoptera ornithogalli
Yellow-striped Armyworm Moth
September 26, 2016 Kurt R. Schwarz Howard County, Maryland, United States September 27, 2016 Details
Orthonama obstipata
The Gem
September 26, 2016 Christine Stanke Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, United States September 27, 2016 Details
Sunira bicolorago
Bicolored Sallow
September 26, 2016 Christine Stanke Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, United States September 27, 2016 Details
Udea rubigalis
Celery Leaftier Moth
September 26, 2016 Christine Stanke Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, United States September 27, 2016 Details
Polygonia comma
Eastern Comma
September 26, 2016 Kitty329 Day County, South Dakota, United States September 28, 2016 Details
Enyo lugubris
Mournful sphinx
September 26, 2016 jjflossem Hernando County, Florida, United States September 27, 2016 Details
Ctenoplusia oxygramma
Sharp-stigma Looper Moth
September 26, 2016 yardbird Camden County, New Jersey, United States September 27, 2016 Details
Spodoptera ornithogalli
Yellow-striped Armyworm Moth
September 26, 2016 yardbird Gloucester County, New Jersey, United States September 27, 2016 Details
Acronicta oblinita
Smeared Dagger Moth
September 26, 2016 yardbird Gloucester County, New Jersey, United States September 27, 2016 Details
Tetracis jubararia September 26, 2016 caher001 Latah County, Idaho, United States September 27, 2016 Details
Caradrina montana
Civil Rustic
September 26, 2016 caher001 Latah County, Idaho, United States September 27, 2016 Details
Danaus plexippus
Monarch
September 26, 2016 dabidaloca Kern County, California, United States September 27, 2016 Details
Spilosoma virginica
Virginian Tiger Moth or Yellow Woolybear Moth
September 26, 2016 mml2286 Illinois, United States September 26, 2016 Details
Hyles lineata
White-lined Sphinx
September 26, 2016 LornaS Allen County, Indiana, United States September 26, 2016 Details
Panoquina errans
Wandering Skipper
September 26, 2016 Bdog Orange County, California, United States September 27, 2016 Details
Automeris io
Io moth
September 26, 2016 AEW216 Charleston County, South Carolina, United States September 26, 2016 Details
Neodactria luteolellus September 26, 2016 Joe Bartok Ontario, Canada September 26, 2016 Details
Ennomos magnaria
Maple Spanworm
September 26, 2016 Joe Bartok Ontario, Canada September 26, 2016 Details
Agraulis vanillae
Gulf Fritillary
September 26, 2016 lilkriskattn Sequatchie County, Tennessee, United States September 26, 2016 Details
Ctenoplusia oxygramma
Sharp-stigma Looper Moth
September 26, 2016 jacqueline67 Ontario, Canada September 26, 2016 Details
Papaipema cerussata
Ironweed Borer Moth
September 25, 2016 JohnBoback Monongalia County, West Virginia, United States September 26, 2016 Details
Antheraea polyphemus
Polyphemus moth
September 25, 2016 Rosec329 Orange County, Florida, United States September 26, 2016 Details
Agraulis vanillae
Gulf Fritillary
September 25, 2016 emeraldfyre Spartanburg County, South Carolina, United States September 25, 2016 Details
Asterocampa celtis
Hackberry Emperor
September 25, 2016 ydlrun Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, United States September 26, 2016 Details
Urbanus proteus
Long-tailed Skipper
September 25, 2016 Carolyn Seaton Lancaster County, South Carolina, United States September 25, 2016 Details
Estigmene acrea
Salt Marsh Moth or Acrea Moth
September 25, 2016 pumblebumble Bexar County, Texas, United States September 27, 2016 Details
Spilosoma virginica
Virginian Tiger Moth or Yellow Woolybear Moth
September 25, 2016 Karen Adams Franklin County, Ohio, United States September 27, 2016 Details
Manduca rustica
Rustic sphinx
September 25, 2016 sksuvak Tulsa County, Oklahoma, United States September 27, 2016 Details
Colias philodice
Clouded Sulphur
September 25, 2016 Chet Gottfried Centre County, Pennsylvania, United States September 27, 2016 Details
Phoebis agarithe
Large Orange Sulphur
September 25, 2016 bgilbert19 Texas, San Patricio County, United States September 27, 2016 Details
Phoebis agarithe
Large Orange Sulphur
September 25, 2016 bgilbert19 Texas, San Patricio County, United States September 27, 2016 Details
Eantis tamenund
Northern Sicklewing
September 25, 2016 bgilbert19 Texas, San Patricio County, United States September 27, 2016 Details
Stiria rugifrons
Yellow Sunflower Moth
September 25, 2016 seasonsandcycles Saline County, Kansas, United States September 28, 2016 Details
Ilexia intractata September 25, 2016 Kurt R. Schwarz Howard County, Maryland, United States September 27, 2016 Details
Orthonama obstipata
The Gem
September 25, 2016 Kurt R. Schwarz Howard County, Maryland, United States September 27, 2016 Details
Udea rubigalis
Celery Leaftier Moth
September 25, 2016 Kurt R. Schwarz Howard County, Maryland, United States September 27, 2016 Details
Agrotis ipsilon
Ipsilon Dart
September 25, 2016 Kurt R. Schwarz Howard County, Maryland, United States September 27, 2016 Details
Hypena scabra
Green Cloverworm Moth
September 25, 2016 Kurt R. Schwarz Howard County, Maryland, United States September 27, 2016 Details
Nomophila nearctica
Lucerne Moth
September 25, 2016 Kurt R. Schwarz Howard County, Maryland, United States September 27, 2016 Details
Chrysodeixis includens
Soybean Looper Moth
September 25, 2016 Kurt R. Schwarz Howard County, Maryland, United States September 27, 2016 Details
Atlides halesus
Great Purple Hairstreak
September 25, 2016 blazingsaddles Mohave County, Arizona, United States September 26, 2016 Details
Autographa precationis
The Common Looper Moth
September 25, 2016 Christine Stanke Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, United States September 26, 2016 Details
Agnorisma badinodis
Pale-banded Dart
September 25, 2016 Christine Stanke Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, United States September 26, 2016 Details
Nephelodes minians
Bronzed Cutworm Moth
September 25, 2016 Christine Stanke Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, United States September 26, 2016 Details
Ostrinia nubilalis
European Corn Borer Moth
September 25, 2016 Christine Stanke Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, United States September 26, 2016 Details
Nomophila nearctica
Lucerne Moth
September 25, 2016 Christine Stanke Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, United States September 26, 2016 Details
Melanchroia chephise
White-tipped Black
September 25, 2016 Robert Schoenberg Harris County, Texas, United States September 27, 2016 Details
Machimia tentoriferella
Gold-striped Leaftier Moth
September 25, 2016 Carol Thornton-Anderson Orange County, Indiana, United States September 26, 2016 Details
Anagrapha falcifera
Celery Looper Moth
September 25, 2016 Christine Stanke Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, United States September 26, 2016 Details
Anagrapha falcifera
Celery Looper Moth
September 25, 2016 Christine Stanke Washington County, Wisconsin, United States September 26, 2016 Details
Pyrisitia lisa
Little Yellow
September 25, 2016 wildman Charleston County, South Carolina, United States September 25, 2016 Details
Hemiargus ceraunus
Ceraunus Blue
September 25, 2016 wildman Charleston County, South Carolina, United States September 25, 2016 Details
Deltophora sella September 25, 2016 drkilmer Frederick County, Maryland, United States September 25, 2016 Details
Agriphila vulgivagella September 25, 2016 drkilmer Frederick County, Maryland, United States September 25, 2016 Details
Galgula partita
The Wedgling
September 25, 2016 drkilmer Frederick County, Maryland, United States September 25, 2016 Details
Macronoctua onusta
Iris Borer Moth
September 25, 2016 drkilmer Frederick County, Maryland, United States September 25, 2016 Details
Peridea angulosa
Angulose Prominent
September 25, 2016 drkilmer Washington County, Maryland, United States September 25, 2016 Details
Lobocleta ossularia
Drab Brown Wave
September 24, 2016 Peter Homann Leon County, Florida, United States September 26, 2016 Details
Hypercompe scribonia
Great Leopard Moth
September 24, 2016 joep01 Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, United States September 24, 2016 Details
Enyo lugubris
Mournful sphinx
September 24, 2016 DCurrie Brevard County, Florida, United States September 25, 2016 Details