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
Hemaris thysbe
Hummingbird Clearwing
July 27, 2016 enggreg Morris County, New Jersey, United States July 27, 2016 Details
Ponometia candefacta
Olive-shaded Bird-dropping Moth
July 27, 2016 digginflowers Lebanon County, Pennsylvania, United States July 27, 2016 Details
Eumorpha achemon
Achemon sphinx
July 27, 2016 izatchu Yellowstone County, Montana, United States July 27, 2016 Details
Renia flavipunctalis
Yellow-spotted Renia Moth
July 27, 2016 Chris Blomme Ontario, Canada July 27, 2016 Details
Callosamia angulifera
Tuliptree silkmoth
July 27, 2016 datilson Washington County, North Carolina, United States July 27, 2016 Details
Manduca jasminearum
Ash sphinx
July 27, 2016 digginflowers Lebanon County, Pennsylvania, United States July 27, 2016 Details
Hyles gallii
Bedstraw hawkmoth
July 27, 2016 Joe Bartok Ontario, Canada July 27, 2016 Details
Olethreutes nigranum
Variable Nigranum
July 27, 2016 Joe Bartok Ontario, Canada July 27, 2016 Details
Hemaris thysbe
Hummingbird Clearwing
July 26, 2016 Lakemann Newberry County, South Carolina, United States July 26, 2016 Details
Sphecodina abbottii
Abbott's sphinx
July 26, 2016 inakika Baltimore City County, Maryland, United States July 26, 2016 Details
Spragueia leo
Common Spragueia
July 26, 2016 jtylerbell Anne Arundel County, Maryland, United States July 26, 2016 Details
Papilio cresphontes
Giant Swallowtail
July 26, 2016 Autumnsnow01 Broward County, Florida, United States July 26, 2016 Details
Atteva aurea
Ailanthus Webworm Moth
July 26, 2016 John LeBlanc Chesterfield County, Virginia, United States July 26, 2016 Details
Lymantria dispar
Gypsy Moth
July 26, 2016 EPIMEDIUM McHenry County, Illinois, United States July 26, 2016 Details
Haploa confusa
Confused Haploa
July 26, 2016 monikawood Steuben County, New York, United States July 27, 2016 Details
Amphipyra pyramidoides
Copper Underwing
July 26, 2016 EPIMEDIUM McHenry County, Illinois, United States July 26, 2016 Details
Celastrina neglecta
Summer Azure
July 26, 2016 birder89 Blount County, Tennessee, United States July 26, 2016 Details
Lerema accius
Clouded Skipper
July 26, 2016 birder89 Blount County, Tennessee, United States July 26, 2016 Details
Euptoieta claudia
Variegated Fritillary
July 26, 2016 ButterBelle Putnam County, Tennessee, United States July 26, 2016 Details
Satyrodes appalachia
Appalachian Brown
July 26, 2016 birder89 Blount County, Tennessee, United States July 26, 2016 Details
Epiblema brightonana July 26, 2016 Jarchibold Saratoga County, New York, United States July 26, 2016 Details
Parapediasia teterrella
Bluegrass Webworm Moth
July 26, 2016 curtis.lehman
(John Fedak)
McKean County, Pennsylvania, United States July 27, 2016 Details
Metanema determinata
Dark Metanema
July 26, 2016 curtis.lehman
(John Fedak)
McKean County, Pennsylvania, United States July 27, 2016 Details
Schizura ipomoeae
Morning-glory Prominent
July 26, 2016 curtis.lehman
(John Fedak)
McKean County, Pennsylvania, United States July 27, 2016 Details
Anaplectoides prasina
Green Arches
July 26, 2016 curtis.lehman
(John Fedak)
McKean County, Pennsylvania, United States July 27, 2016 Details
Lochmaeus manteo
Variable Oakleaf Caterpillar Moth
July 26, 2016 curtis.lehman
(John Fedak)
McKean County, Pennsylvania, United States July 27, 2016 Details
Cucullia convexipennis
Brown-hooded Owlet
July 26, 2016 curtis.lehman
(John Fedak)
McKean County, Pennsylvania, United States July 27, 2016 Details
Panopoda rufimargo
Red-lined Panopoda
July 26, 2016 curtis.lehman
(John Fedak)
McKean County, Pennsylvania, United States July 27, 2016 Details
Gluphisia septentrionis
Common Gluphisia
July 26, 2016 curtis.lehman
(John Fedak)
McKean County, Pennsylvania, United States July 27, 2016 Details
Tortricidia pallida
Red-Crossed Button Slug
July 26, 2016 curtis.lehman
(John Fedak)
McKean County, Pennsylvania, United States July 27, 2016 Details
Sitochroa palealis July 26, 2016 curtis.lehman
(John Fedak)
McKean County, Pennsylvania, United States July 27, 2016 Details
Caenurgia chloropha
Vetch Looper Moth
July 26, 2016 ddodd Marshall County, Alabama, United States July 26, 2016 Details
Phyprosopus callitrichoides
Curve-lined Owlet
July 26, 2016 Allen Belden Richmond City County, Virginia, United States July 26, 2016 Details
Chlosyne hoffmanni
Hoffmann's Checkerspot
July 26, 2016 pdxgene711 Deschutes County, Oregon, United States July 26, 2016 Details
Phoebis sennae
Cloudless Sulphur
July 26, 2016 CA Ivy Sebastian County, Arkansas, United States July 26, 2016 Details
Ochlodes sylvanoides
Woodland Skipper
July 26, 2016 neilds37 Clallam County, Washington, United States July 26, 2016 Details
Papilio troilus
Spicebush Swallowtail
July 26, 2016 davidboon Wayne County, Michigan, United States July 26, 2016 Details
Pyrisitia lisa
Little Yellow
July 26, 2016 davidboon Wayne County, Michigan, United States July 26, 2016 Details
Papilio glaucus
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail
July 26, 2016 lilkriskattn Sequatchie County, Tennessee, United States July 26, 2016 Details
Trichodezia albovittata
White-striped Black
July 26, 2016 Joe Bartok Ontario, Canada July 26, 2016 Details
Renia discoloralis
Discolored Renia Moth
July 26, 2016 Joe Bartok Ontario, Canada July 26, 2016 Details
Loxostege cereralis July 26, 2016 Joe Bartok Ontario, Canada July 26, 2016 Details
Eacles imperialis
Imperial moth
July 26, 2016 Angela_Rudd Iredell County, North Carolina, United States July 26, 2016 Details
Hemaris thysbe
Hummingbird Clearwing
July 26, 2016 curtis.lehman
(Lauren Murray)
McKean County, Pennsylvania, United States July 26, 2016 Details
Elophila obliteralis
Waterlily Leafcutter Moth
July 26, 2016 Joe Bartok Ontario, Canada July 26, 2016 Details
Diathrausta reconditalis
Recondite Webworm Moth
July 26, 2016 Joe Bartok Ontario, Canada July 26, 2016 Details
Nepytia canosaria
False Hemlock Looper Moth
July 26, 2016 Joe Bartok Ontario, Canada July 26, 2016 Details
Polia nimbosa
Stormy Arches
July 26, 2016 Joe Bartok Ontario, Canada July 26, 2016 Details
Heterocampa subrotata
Small Heterocampa
July 26, 2016 Jim Eckert Berks County, Pennsylvania, United States July 26, 2016 Details
Allotria elonympha
False Underwing
July 25, 2016 jtylerbell St Marys County, Maryland, United States July 27, 2016 Details
Eacles imperialis
Imperial moth
July 25, 2016 Rob Sopko Somerset County, New Jersey, United States July 25, 2016 Details
Hemaris diffinis
Snowberry Clearwing
July 25, 2016 John LeBlanc Chesterfield County, Virginia, United States July 25, 2016 Details
Papilio glaucus
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail
July 25, 2016 crisskeating Delaware County, Pennsylvania, United States July 26, 2016 Details
Papilio polyxenes
Black Swallowtail
July 25, 2016 Cathie Vodden Ontario, Canada July 25, 2016 Details
Palpita magniferalis
Splendid Palpita
July 25, 2016 EPIMEDIUM McHenry County, Illinois, United States July 25, 2016 Details
Papilio rutulus
Western Tiger Swallowtail
July 25, 2016 Mzteachuh San Bernardino County, California, United States July 26, 2016 Details
Schizura ipomoeae
Morning-glory Prominent
July 25, 2016 kgribbins Bartholomew County, Indiana, United States July 26, 2016 Details
Eumorpha pandorus
Pandorus Sphinx
July 25, 2016 rogdogny Chautauqua County, New York, United States July 25, 2016 Details
Petrophila canadensis
Canadian Petrophila
July 25, 2016 Chris Blomme Ontario, Canada July 25, 2016 Details
Crambidia pallida
Pale Lichen Moth
July 25, 2016 digginflowers Lebanon County, Pennsylvania, United States July 25, 2016 Details
Thyridopteryx ephemeraeformis
Evergreen Bagworm Moth
July 25, 2016 BeccaBoo Scott County, Virginia, United States July 26, 2016 Details
Melanomma auricinctaria July 25, 2016 K. S. Veitch Laurel County, Kentucky, United States July 27, 2016 Details
Agraulis vanillae
Gulf Fritillary
July 25, 2016 Mommakate San Diego County, California, United States July 26, 2016 Details
Acrolophus popeanella
Clemens' Grass Tubeworm Moth
July 25, 2016 edenny Hampshire County, Massachusetts, United States July 26, 2016 Details
Protoboarmia porcelaria
Porcelain Gray
July 25, 2016 edenny Hampshire County, Massachusetts, United States July 26, 2016 Details
Hydrelia inornata July 25, 2016 edenny Hampshire County, Massachusetts, United States July 26, 2016 Details
Achatodes zeae
Elder Shoot Borer Moth
July 25, 2016 edenny Hampshire County, Massachusetts, United States July 26, 2016 Details
Nemoria bistriaria
Red-fringed Emerald
July 25, 2016 edenny Hampshire County, Massachusetts, United States July 27, 2016 Details
Polia nimbosa
Stormy Arches
July 25, 2016 edenny Hampshire County, Massachusetts, United States July 27, 2016 Details
Habrosyne scripta
Lettered Habrosyne
July 25, 2016 jvhigbee Pierce County, Washington, United States July 26, 2016 Details
Platphalonidia felix July 25, 2016 Allen Belden Richmond City County, Virginia, United States July 26, 2016 Details
Lascoria ambigualis
Ambiguous Moth
July 25, 2016 curtis.lehman
(John Fedak)
McKean County, Pennsylvania, United States July 26, 2016 Details
Polygrammate hebraeicum
The Hebrew
July 25, 2016 Allen Belden Richmond City County, Virginia, United States July 26, 2016 Details
Digrammia ocellinata
Faint-spotted Angle
July 25, 2016 Allen Belden Richmond City County, Virginia, United States July 26, 2016 Details
Phoebis sennae
Cloudless Sulphur
July 25, 2016 Redheart Canyonlands Bandera County, Texas, United States July 26, 2016 Details
Eumorpha pandorus
Pandorus Sphinx
July 25, 2016 katelouisa67 Hunterdon County, New Jersey, United States July 26, 2016 Details
Amphipoea interoceanica
Interoceanic Ear Moth
July 25, 2016 Joe Bartok Ontario, Canada July 26, 2016 Details
Archips packardiana
Spring Spruce Needle Moth
July 25, 2016 Joe Bartok Ontario, Canada July 25, 2016 Details
Protambulyx strigilis
Streaked sphinx
July 25, 2016 hpetre Lake County, Florida, United States July 25, 2016 Details
Thymelicus lineola
European Skipper
July 25, 2016 davidboon Oakland County, Michigan, United States July 25, 2016 Details
Papilio cresphontes
Giant Swallowtail
July 25, 2016 jimard8 Madison County, Indiana, United States July 26, 2016 Details
Dolichomia intermedialis
Red-shawled Moth
July 25, 2016 Joe Bartok Ontario, Canada July 25, 2016 Details
Acrobasis juglandis
Pecan Leaf Casebearer Moth
July 25, 2016 Joe Bartok Ontario, Canada July 26, 2016 Details
Schizura leptinoides
Black-blotched Schizura
July 25, 2016 Joe Bartok Ontario, Canada July 26, 2016 Details
Stegea eripalis July 24, 2016 digginflowers Lebanon County, Pennsylvania, United States July 25, 2016 Details
Prolimacodes badia
Skiff Moth
July 24, 2016 digginflowers Lebanon County, Pennsylvania, United States July 25, 2016 Details
Leucanopsis longa
Long-Streaked Tussock Moth
July 24, 2016 Peter Homann Leon County, Florida, United States July 25, 2016 Details
Cupido comyntas
Eastern Tailed-Blue
July 24, 2016 mellielong Lincoln County, West Virginia, United States July 25, 2016 Details
Strymon melinus
Gray Hairstreak
July 24, 2016 mellielong Lincoln County, West Virginia, United States July 25, 2016 Details
Polites peckius
Peck's Skipper
July 24, 2016 mellielong Lincoln County, West Virginia, United States July 25, 2016 Details
Atalopedes campestris
Sachem
July 24, 2016 mellielong Lincoln County, West Virginia, United States July 25, 2016 Details
Epargyreus clarus
Silver-spotted Skipper
July 24, 2016 mellielong Lincoln County, West Virginia, United States July 25, 2016 Details
Ochlodes sylvanoides
Woodland Skipper
July 24, 2016 ezeemonee Ventura County, California, United States July 26, 2016 Details
Antheraea polyphemus
Polyphemus moth
July 24, 2016 heidiparton Lexington County, South Carolina, United States July 27, 2016 Details
Epargyreus clarus
Silver-spotted Skipper
July 24, 2016 monikawood Steuben County, New York, United States July 26, 2016 Details
Limenitis arthemis astyanax
'Astyanax' Red-spotted Purple
July 24, 2016 mountainwoman Northampton County, Pennsylvania, United States July 25, 2016 Details
Danaus plexippus
Monarch
July 24, 2016 digginflowers Lebanon County, Pennsylvania, United States July 25, 2016 Details
Vanessa virginiensis
American Lady
July 24, 2016 Mluna25 Queens County, New York, United States July 24, 2016 Details
Harrisimemna trisignata
Harris' Three Spot
July 24, 2016 DonH Nova Scotia, Canada July 25, 2016 Details
Polites peckius
Peck's Skipper
July 24, 2016 Kzfisherman McHenry County, Illinois, United States July 26, 2016 Details