Recently Verified Sightings

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Species Observation Datesort icon Submitter Location Verified Date
Streptopalpia minusculalis September 21, 2014 JeanEvoy De Soto County, Florida, United States September 21, 2014 Details
Macaria fissinotata
Hemlock Angle
September 20, 2014 hkinderv Bucks County, Pennsylvania, United States September 20, 2014 Details
Xestia smithii
Smith's Dart
September 20, 2014 hkinderv Bucks County, Pennsylvania, United States September 20, 2014 Details
Agriphila vulgivagella September 20, 2014 John LeBlanc Chesterfield County, Virginia, United States September 20, 2014 Details
Catocala piatrix
The Penitent Underwing
September 20, 2014 lrhemm23 Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, United States September 20, 2014 Details
Hemaris thysbe
Hummingbird Clearwing
September 20, 2014 kenpatrick37 Brevard County, Florida, United States September 20, 2014 Details
Papilio glaucus
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail
September 20, 2014 racheledl Rockingham County, New Hampshire, United States September 20, 2014 Details
Amblyscirtes aesculapius
Lace-winged Roadside-Skipper
September 20, 2014 khashagen West Feliciana Parish, Louisiana, United States September 20, 2014 Details
Eacles imperialis
Imperial moth
September 20, 2014 John LeBlanc Chesterfield County, Virginia, United States September 20, 2014 Details
Calledapteryx dryopterata
Brown Scoopwing
September 20, 2014 jjflossem Hernando County, Florida, United States September 21, 2014 Details
Lochmaeus manteo
Variable Oakleaf Caterpillar Moth
September 20, 2014 jjflossem Hernando County, Florida, United States September 21, 2014 Details
Speyeria diana
Diana Fritillary
September 20, 2014 stephen stedman Cumberland County, Tennessee, United States September 21, 2014 Details
Citheronia regalis
Royal Walnut Moth
September 20, 2014 curtis.lehman
(Margaret Higbee)
Indiana County, Pennsylvania, United States September 20, 2014 Details
Herpetogramma thestealis September 20, 2014 Carol Thornton-Anderson Orange County, Indiana, United States September 20, 2014 Details
Lophocampa maculata
Spotted Tussock Moth or Yellow-Spotted Tiger Moth
September 20, 2014 CatWhat Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada September 20, 2014 Details
Melanchra adjuncta
Hitched Arches
September 20, 2014 East7007 Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, United States September 21, 2014 Details
Acronicta americana
American Dagger Moth
September 20, 2014 giggles60 McHenry County, Illinois, United States September 20, 2014 Details
Manduca sexta
Carolina sphinx
September 19, 2014 Skye Sanford Los Angeles County, California, United States September 20, 2014 Details
Tolype velleda
Large Tolype Moth
September 19, 2014 Kenny Crane Mercer County, West Virginia, United States September 20, 2014 Details
Xylophanes tersa
Tersa Sphinx
September 19, 2014 mistyturner1982@gmail.com Tuscaloosa County, Alabama, United States September 19, 2014 Details
Hemileuca electra
Electra buckmoth
September 19, 2014 MrThornton Riverside County, California, United States September 20, 2014 Details
Spilosoma virginica
Virginian Tiger Moth or Yellow Woolybear Moth
September 19, 2014 amalenke Kane County, Illinois, United States September 20, 2014 Details
Actias luna
Luna moth
September 19, 2014 amalenke Kane County, Illinois, United States September 20, 2014 Details
Spilosoma virginica
Virginian Tiger Moth or Yellow Woolybear Moth
September 19, 2014 jasuth Du Page County, Illinois, United States September 19, 2014 Details
Grammia virgo
Virgin Tiger Moth
September 19, 2014 TheWayfarer21 Onslow County, North Carolina, United States September 20, 2014 Details
Nymphalis antiopa
Mourning Cloak
September 19, 2014 Phoebe Newman 2278 British Columbia, Canada September 21, 2014 Details
Halysidota tessellaris
Banded Tussock Moth or Pale Tiger Moth
September 19, 2014 sepeaney Ocean County, New Jersey, United States September 20, 2014 Details
Vanessa virginiensis
American Lady
September 19, 2014 S. J. Stedman Barren County, Kentucky, United States September 21, 2014 Details
Lycaena phlaeas
American Copper
September 19, 2014 S. J. Stedman Barren County, Kentucky, United States September 21, 2014 Details
Hypercompe scribonia
Great Leopard Moth
September 19, 2014 CA Ivy Sequoyah County, Oklahoma, United States September 20, 2014 Details
Poanes yehl
Yehl Skipper
September 19, 2014 CA Ivy Sebastian County, Arkansas, United States September 20, 2014 Details
Caenurgina crassiuscula
Clover Looper Moth
September 19, 2014 CA Ivy Sebastian County, Arkansas, United States September 20, 2014 Details
Phalaenophana pyramusalis
Dark-banded Owlet Moth
September 19, 2014 CA Ivy Sebastian County, Arkansas, United States September 20, 2014 Details
Cycnia inopinatus
Unexpected Cycnia
September 19, 2014 JeanEvoy De Soto County, Florida, United States September 21, 2014 Details
Halysidota tessellaris
Banded Tussock Moth or Pale Tiger Moth
September 19, 2014 johngor Ontario, Canada September 20, 2014 Details
Tolype laricis
The Larch Moth
September 19, 2014 franpope Garrett County, Maryland, United States September 19, 2014 Details
Cingilia catenaria
Chain-dotted Geometer
September 19, 2014 franpope Garrett County, Maryland, United States September 19, 2014 Details
Helicoverpa zea
Corn Earworm Moth
September 19, 2014 cblazo Franklin County, Pennsylvania, United States September 20, 2014 Details
Caenurgia chloropha
Vetch Looper Moth
September 19, 2014 cblazo Franklin County, Pennsylvania, United States September 20, 2014 Details
Feltia jaculifera
Dingy Cutworm Moth
September 19, 2014 cblazo Franklin County, Pennsylvania, United States September 20, 2014 Details
Nephelodes minians
Bronzed Cutworm Moth
September 19, 2014 cblazo Franklin County, Pennsylvania, United States September 20, 2014 Details
Anagrapha falcifera
Celery Looper Moth
September 19, 2014 cblazo Franklin County, Pennsylvania, United States September 20, 2014 Details
Pangrapta decoralis
Decorated Owlet
September 19, 2014 ridgeboy Polk County, Florida, United States September 19, 2014 Details
Timandra amaturaria
Cross-lined Waved
September 19, 2014 drkilmer Frederick County, Maryland, United States September 19, 2014 Details
Danaus gilippus
Queen
September 18, 2014 Ralph S. Carlson Los Angeles County, California, United States September 19, 2014 Details
Adelpha californica
California Sister
September 18, 2014 Ralph S. Carlson Los Angeles County, California, United States September 19, 2014 Details
Lacinipolia explicata
Explicit Arches
September 18, 2014 TCat7187 Cecil County, Maryland, United States September 19, 2014 Details
Spodoptera frugiperda
Fall Armyworm Moth
September 18, 2014 TCat7187 Cecil County, Maryland, United States September 19, 2014 Details
Renia adspergillus
Speckled Renia Moth
September 18, 2014 TCat7187 Cecil County, Maryland, United States September 19, 2014 Details
Idia americalis
American Idia Moth
September 18, 2014 TCat7187 Cecil County, Maryland, United States September 19, 2014 Details
Chrysodeixis includens
Soybean Looper Moth
September 18, 2014 digginflowers Cumberland County, New Jersey, United States September 18, 2014 Details
Eucosma dorsisignatana
Triangle-backed Eucosma
September 18, 2014 TCat7187 Cecil County, Maryland, United States September 19, 2014 Details
Nephelodes minians
Bronzed Cutworm Moth
September 18, 2014 digginflowers Cumberland County, New Jersey, United States September 18, 2014 Details
Campaea perlata
Pale Beauty
September 18, 2014 magnunc Howard County, Maryland, United States September 18, 2014 Details
Pyrgus communis
Common Checkered-Skipper
September 18, 2014 CA Ivy Sequoyah County, Oklahoma, United States September 20, 2014 Details
Ponometia candefacta
Olive-shaded Bird-dropping Moth
September 18, 2014 CA Ivy Sequoyah County, Oklahoma, United States September 20, 2014 Details
Celastrina neglecta
Summer Azure
September 18, 2014 CA Ivy Sebastian County, Arkansas, United States September 20, 2014 Details
Phyciodes phaon
Phaon Crescent
September 18, 2014 CA Ivy Sequoyah County, Oklahoma, United States September 20, 2014 Details
Danaus gilippus
Queen
September 18, 2014 CA Ivy Sebastian County, Arkansas, United States September 20, 2014 Details
Oligia modica
Black-banded Brocade
September 18, 2014 curtis.lehman
(Margaret Higbee)
Butler County, Pennsylvania, United States September 20, 2014 Details
Pyrausta tyralis September 18, 2014 CA Ivy Sequoyah County, Oklahoma, United States September 20, 2014 Details
Eusarca confusaria
Confused Eusarca
September 18, 2014 CA Ivy Sequoyah County, Oklahoma, United States September 20, 2014 Details
Helicoverpa zea
Corn Earworm Moth
September 18, 2014 ddodd Marshall County, Alabama, United States September 19, 2014 Details
Orthodes majuscula
Rustic Quaker
September 18, 2014 ddodd Marshall County, Alabama, United States September 19, 2014 Details
Poanes yehl
Yehl Skipper
September 18, 2014 CA Ivy Sebastian County, Arkansas, United States September 19, 2014 Details
Agriphila vulgivagella September 18, 2014 Latenight Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, United States September 20, 2014 Details
Orgyia leucostigma
White-marked Tussock Moth
September 18, 2014 Latenight Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, United States September 20, 2014 Details
Machimia tentoriferella
Gold-striped Leaftier Moth
September 18, 2014 Latenight Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, United States September 19, 2014 Details
Idia aemula
Common Idia Moth
September 18, 2014 Latenight Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, United States September 20, 2014 Details
Xestia dilucida
Dull Reddish Dart
September 18, 2014 Latenight Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, United States September 20, 2014 Details
Orthodes majuscula
Rustic Quaker
September 18, 2014 Latenight Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, United States September 20, 2014 Details
Chrysodeixis includens
Soybean Looper Moth
September 18, 2014 a-o Essex County, Massachusetts, United States September 19, 2014 Details
Lintneria eremitus
Hermit sphinx
September 18, 2014 Ruth1956 Grant County, Indiana, United States September 19, 2014 Details
Apatelodes torrefacta
Spotted Apatelodes Moth
September 18, 2014 Rich Civil Chester County, Pennsylvania, United States September 19, 2014 Details
Idia rotundalis
Rotund Idia Moth
September 18, 2014 JeanEvoy De Soto County, Florida, United States September 19, 2014 Details
Schizura concinna
Red-humped Caterpillar Moth
September 18, 2014 JeanEvoy De Soto County, Florida, United States September 19, 2014 Details
Hypena bijugalis
Dimorphic Bomolocha Moth
September 18, 2014 ddodd Marshall County, Alabama, United States September 18, 2014 Details
Callopistria floridensis
Florida Callopistria Moth
September 18, 2014 ddodd Marshall County, Alabama, United States September 18, 2014 Details
Hylephila phyleus
Fiery Skipper
September 18, 2014 Carol Thornton-Anderson Oldham County, Kentucky, United States September 19, 2014 Details
Danaus plexippus
Monarch
September 18, 2014 Carol Thornton-Anderson Oldham County, Kentucky, United States September 18, 2014 Details
Junonia coenia
Common Buckeye
September 18, 2014 Carol Thornton-Anderson Oldham County, Kentucky, United States September 18, 2014 Details
Clemensia albata
Little White Lichen Moth
September 18, 2014 Carol Thornton-Anderson Orange County, Indiana, United States September 18, 2014 Details
Catocala robinsoni
Robinson's Underwing
September 18, 2014 Carol Thornton-Anderson Orange County, Indiana, United States September 18, 2014 Details
Grammia parthenice
Parthenice Tiger Moth
September 18, 2014 ozzette Coffee County, Tennessee, United States September 18, 2014 Details
Metalectra quadrisignata
Four-spotted Fungus Moth
September 18, 2014 jjflossem Hernando County, Florida, United States September 19, 2014 Details
Acronicta oblinita
Smeared Dagger Moth
September 18, 2014 kimby37 Essex County, Massachusetts, United States September 18, 2014 Details
Halysidota tessellaris
Banded Tussock Moth or Pale Tiger Moth
September 18, 2014 curtis.lehman
(Chad E. Kauffman)
Juniata County, Pennsylvania, United States September 18, 2014 Details
Lophocampa caryae
Hickory Tussock Moth or Hickory Tiger Moth
September 18, 2014 curtis.lehman
(Chad E. Kauffman)
Juniata County, Pennsylvania, United States September 18, 2014 Details
Xylophanes tersa
Tersa Sphinx
September 18, 2014 jjflossem Hernando County, Florida, United States September 18, 2014 Details
Hermeuptychia sosybius
Carolina Satyr
September 18, 2014 stephen stedman DeKalb County, Tennessee, United States September 20, 2014 Details
Limenitis arthemis astyanax
'Astyanax' Red-spotted Purple
September 18, 2014 stephen stedman DeKalb County, Tennessee, United States September 20, 2014 Details
Vanessa cardui
Painted Lady
September 18, 2014 stephen stedman DeKalb County, Tennessee, United States September 20, 2014 Details
Phyciodes tharos
Pearl Crescent
September 18, 2014 stephen stedman DeKalb County, Tennessee, United States September 20, 2014 Details
Speyeria cybele
Great Spangled Fritillary
September 18, 2014 stephen stedman DeKalb County, Tennessee, United States September 20, 2014 Details
Celastrina neglecta
Summer Azure
September 18, 2014 stephen stedman DeKalb County, Tennessee, United States September 20, 2014 Details
Cupido comyntas
Eastern Tailed-Blue
September 18, 2014 stephen stedman DeKalb County, Tennessee, United States September 20, 2014 Details
Epargyreus clarus
Silver-spotted Skipper
September 18, 2014 stephen stedman DeKalb County, Tennessee, United States September 20, 2014 Details
Eumorpha fasciatus
Banded sphinx
September 18, 2014 Stuart Marcus Texas, Liberty County, United States September 18, 2014 Details
Antheraea polyphemus
Polyphemus moth
September 17, 2014 pasteur33 Marion County, Florida, United States September 17, 2014 Details
Hypercompe scribonia
Great Leopard Moth
September 17, 2014 TroyJSharpe Duval County, Florida, United States September 18, 2014 Details