Recently Verified Sightings

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Species Observation Datesort icon Submitter Location Verified Date
Malacosoma disstria
Forest Tent Caterpillar Moth
April 18, 2015 Gehres Tulsa County, Oklahoma, United States April 18, 2015 Details
Autographa californica April 18, 2015 Samuel Grijalva Solano County, California, United States April 18, 2015 Details
Eurytides marcellus
Zebra Swallowtail
April 18, 2015 mellielong Hillsborough County, Florida, United States April 18, 2015 Details
Hyles lineata
White-lined Sphinx
April 18, 2015 kpowell314 Santa Clara County, California, United States April 18, 2015 Details
Anticlea vasiliata
Variable Carpet
April 18, 2015 curtis.lehman Allegany County, Maryland, United States April 19, 2015 Details
Plagodis alcoolaria
Hollow-spotted Plagodis
April 18, 2015 Carol Thornton-Anderson Orange County, Indiana, United States April 18, 2015 Details
Deidamia inscriptum
Lettered sphinx
April 18, 2015 curtis.lehman Allegany County, Maryland, United States April 18, 2015 Details
Argyrotaenia velutinana
Red Banded Leafroller Moth
April 18, 2015 Bill Hubick Anne Arundel County, Maryland, United States April 18, 2015 Details
Pseudexentera virginiana April 18, 2015 Bill Hubick Anne Arundel County, Maryland, United States April 18, 2015 Details
Deidamia inscriptum
Lettered sphinx
April 18, 2015 Carol Thornton-Anderson Orange County, Indiana, United States April 18, 2015 Details
Achatia distincta
Distinct Quaker
April 18, 2015 estanley Baltimore County, Maryland, United States April 18, 2015 Details
Hemieuxoa rudens April 17, 2015 rebeccafm Los Angeles County, California, United States April 17, 2015 Details
Phigalia strigataria
Small Phigalia
April 17, 2015 Jarchibold Saratoga County, New York, United States April 18, 2015 Details
Hyles lineata
White-lined Sphinx
April 17, 2015 StephMoli1204 Los Angeles County, California, United States April 18, 2015 Details
Actias luna
Luna moth
April 17, 2015 CoralWorld1102 Faulkner County, Arkansas, United States April 18, 2015 Details
Cerastis tenebrifera
Reddish Speckled Dart
April 17, 2015 BeaLaporte Ontario, Canada April 18, 2015 Details
Ectropis crepuscularia
The Small Engrailed
April 17, 2015 BeaLaporte Ontario, Canada April 18, 2015 Details
Garella nilotica
Black-olive Caterpillar Moth
April 17, 2015 Roy Morris Polk County, Florida, United States April 19, 2015 Details
Lacinipolia laudabilis
Laudable Arches
April 17, 2015 Roy Morris Polk County, Florida, United States April 18, 2015 Details
Timochares ruptifasciata
Brown-banded Skipper
April 17, 2015 Robalero Cameron County, Texas, United States April 18, 2015 Details
Eupithecia miserulata April 17, 2015 Aboover Knox County, Maine, United States April 18, 2015 Details
Argyrotaenia velutinana
Red Banded Leafroller Moth
April 17, 2015 estanley Baltimore County, Maryland, United States April 18, 2015 Details
Cerastis tenebrifera
Reddish Speckled Dart
April 17, 2015 estanley Baltimore County, Maryland, United States April 18, 2015 Details
Lithophane antennata
Ashen Pinion
April 17, 2015 Tom Raub Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, United States April 18, 2015 Details
Paectes oculatrix
Eyed Paectes Moth
April 17, 2015 JeanEvoy De Soto County, Florida, United States April 18, 2015 Details
Proteoteras aesculana April 17, 2015 Tom Raub Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, United States April 18, 2015 Details
Mellilla xanthometata
Orange Wing Moth
April 17, 2015 Carol Thornton-Anderson Orange County, Indiana, United States April 18, 2015 Details
Xanthorhoe lacustrata
Toothed Brown Carpet
April 17, 2015 drkilmer Frederick County, Maryland, United States April 18, 2015 Details
Proteoteras aesculana April 17, 2015 drkilmer Frederick County, Maryland, United States April 18, 2015 Details
Plutella xylostella
Diamondback Moth
April 17, 2015 drkilmer Frederick County, Maryland, United States April 18, 2015 Details
Achatia distincta
Distinct Quaker
April 17, 2015 curtis.lehman
(Mark Vass)
Beaver County, Pennsylvania, United States April 17, 2015 Details
Nymphalis antiopa
Mourning Cloak
April 17, 2015 stephen stedman Putnam County, Tennessee, United States April 17, 2015 Details
Malacosoma disstria
Forest Tent Caterpillar Moth
April 17, 2015 Rejected Star Dallas County, Texas, United States April 17, 2015 Details
Eantis tamenund
Northern Sicklewing
April 17, 2015 Robalero Cameron County, Texas, United States April 17, 2015 Details
Pyrgus oileus
Tropical Checkered-Skipper
April 17, 2015 Robalero Cameron County, Texas, United States April 17, 2015 Details
Hyles lineata
White-lined Sphinx
April 17, 2015 Helen Wilkerson Santa Barbara County, California, United States April 17, 2015 Details
Hyalophora euryalus
Ceanothus silkmoth
April 16, 2015 ekitayama Jackson County, Oregon, United States April 17, 2015 Details
Chlosyne nycteis
Silvery Checkerspot
April 16, 2015 Tammy James Cleveland County, Oklahoma, United States April 17, 2015 Details
Speyeria callippe
Callippe Fritillary
April 16, 2015 wimvdam Santa Barbara County, California, United States April 16, 2015 Details
Hyphantria cunea
Fall Webworm Moth
April 16, 2015 martaboo Harris County, Texas, United States April 17, 2015 Details
Cyclophora nanaria April 16, 2015 rebeccafm Los Angeles County, California, United States April 17, 2015 Details
Ectropis crepuscularia
The Small Engrailed
April 16, 2015 Pamela D. Fisher Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, United States April 16, 2015 Details
Phigalia titea
Spiny Looper
April 16, 2015 a-o Tompkins County, New York, United States April 18, 2015 Details
Feltia subterranea
Subterranean Dart Moth
April 16, 2015 rebeccafm Los Angeles County, California, United States April 17, 2015 Details
Eupsilia vinulenta
Straight-toothed Sallow
April 16, 2015 BeaLaporte Ontario, Canada April 18, 2015 Details
Eupsilia vinulenta
Straight-toothed Sallow
April 16, 2015 BeaLaporte Ontario, Canada April 18, 2015 Details
Lascoria ambigualis
Ambiguous Moth
April 16, 2015 Carol Thornton-Anderson Orange County, Indiana, United States April 17, 2015 Details
Plutella xylostella
Diamondback Moth
April 16, 2015 treichard Anne Arundel County, Maryland, United States April 17, 2015 Details
Xanthorhoe lacustrata
Toothed Brown Carpet
April 16, 2015 Carol Thornton-Anderson Orange County, Indiana, United States April 17, 2015 Details
Nymphalis antiopa
Mourning Cloak
April 16, 2015 BeaLaporte Ontario, Canada April 16, 2015 Details
Psychomorpha epimenis
Grapevine Epimenis
April 16, 2015 cblazo Franklin County, Pennsylvania, United States April 16, 2015 Details
Anthocharis midea
Falcate Orangetip
April 16, 2015 Chip Krilowicz Camden County, New Jersey, United States April 17, 2015 Details
Malacosoma disstria
Forest Tent Caterpillar Moth
April 16, 2015 Tkmax1965 Oklahoma County, Oklahoma, United States April 16, 2015 Details
Psychomorpha epimenis
Grapevine Epimenis
April 16, 2015 treichard Prince Georges County, Maryland, United States April 17, 2015 Details
Cerastis tenebrifera
Reddish Speckled Dart
April 16, 2015 strixv Prince Georges County, Maryland, United States April 16, 2015 Details
Hypena scabra
Green Cloverworm Moth
April 16, 2015 strixv Prince Georges County, Maryland, United States April 16, 2015 Details
Achatia distincta
Distinct Quaker
April 16, 2015 strixv Prince Georges County, Maryland, United States April 16, 2015 Details
Orthosia hibisci
Speckled Green Fruitworm Moth
April 16, 2015 strixv Prince Georges County, Maryland, United States April 16, 2015 Details
Panopoda carneicosta
Brown Panopoda
April 16, 2015 JeanEvoy De Soto County, Florida, United States April 16, 2015 Details
Dioryctria clarioralis April 16, 2015 JeanEvoy De Soto County, Florida, United States April 17, 2015 Details
Pseudexentera virginiana April 16, 2015 estanley Baltimore County, Maryland, United States April 18, 2015 Details
Ellida caniplaga
Linden Prominent
April 16, 2015 estanley Baltimore County, Maryland, United States April 16, 2015 Details
Catocala ilia
Ilia Underwing
April 15, 2015 Alicia Jackson Moore County, North Carolina, United States April 17, 2015 Details
Chlosyne theona
Theona Checkerspot
April 15, 2015 mbowling Texas, Presidio County, United States April 16, 2015 Details
Heliomata cycladata
Common Spring Moth
April 15, 2015 AllenRatz Buncombe County, North Carolina, United States April 17, 2015 Details
Estigmene acrea
Salt Marsh Moth or Acrea Moth
April 15, 2015 jobhaer Collin County, Texas, United States April 17, 2015 Details
Asterocampa leilia
Empress Leilia
April 15, 2015 mbowling Texas, Presidio County, United States April 16, 2015 Details
Orgyia detrita
Fir Tussock Moth
April 15, 2015 deikkin79 Galveston County, Texas, United States April 17, 2015 Details
Vanessa cardui
Painted Lady
April 15, 2015 StephMoli1204 Los Angeles County, California, United States April 17, 2015 Details
Malacosoma disstria
Forest Tent Caterpillar Moth
April 15, 2015 Stephaniesnider Texas, Tarrant County, United States April 16, 2015 Details
Polygonia interrogationis
Question Mark
April 15, 2015 klynnjensen Brazoria County, Texas, United States April 15, 2015 Details
Semioscopis merriccella April 15, 2015 Shane Miller Beaver County, Pennsylvania, United States April 19, 2015 Details
Anticlea vasiliata
Variable Carpet
April 15, 2015 Shane Miller Beaver County, Pennsylvania, United States April 19, 2015 Details
Eutrapela clemataria
Curved-Toothed Geometer
April 15, 2015 Shane Miller Beaver County, Pennsylvania, United States April 15, 2015 Details
Selenia kentaria
Kent's Geometer
April 15, 2015 Shane Miller Beaver County, Pennsylvania, United States April 15, 2015 Details
Zale minerea
Colorful Zale
April 15, 2015 Shane Miller Beaver County, Pennsylvania, United States April 16, 2015 Details
Lomographa glomeraria
Gray Spring Moth
April 15, 2015 Shane Miller Beaver County, Pennsylvania, United States April 15, 2015 Details
Hyalophora cecropia
Cecropia silkmoth
April 15, 2015 ladiebug98 Pender County, North Carolina, United States April 15, 2015 Details
Orgyia detrita
Fir Tussock Moth
April 15, 2015 pac8879 Fort Bend County, Texas, United States April 17, 2015 Details
Phigalia strigataria
Small Phigalia
April 15, 2015 crm211b Ontario, Canada April 16, 2015 Details
Phigalia titea
Spiny Looper
April 15, 2015 Jarchibold Saratoga County, New York, United States April 16, 2015 Details
Plagodis alcoolaria
Hollow-spotted Plagodis
April 15, 2015 AllenRatz Buncombe County, North Carolina, United States April 17, 2015 Details
Caloptilia azaleella
Azalea Leafminer
April 15, 2015 AllenRatz Buncombe County, North Carolina, United States April 17, 2015 Details
Platyptilia carduidactyla
Artichoke Plume Moth
April 15, 2015 AllenRatz Buncombe County, North Carolina, United States April 17, 2015 Details
Probole amicaria April 15, 2015 AllenRatz Buncombe County, North Carolina, United States April 17, 2015 Details
Zale helata
Brown-spotted Zale
April 15, 2015 AllenRatz Buncombe County, North Carolina, United States April 17, 2015 Details
Caloptilia sassafrasella
Sassafras Caloptilia Moth
April 15, 2015 AllenRatz Buncombe County, North Carolina, United States April 17, 2015 Details
Clostera apicalis April 15, 2015 AllenRatz Buncombe County, North Carolina, United States April 17, 2015 Details
Zale galbanata
Maple Zale
April 15, 2015 AllenRatz Buncombe County, North Carolina, United States April 17, 2015 Details
Polygonia comma
Eastern Comma
April 15, 2015 a-o Tompkins County, New York, United States April 18, 2015 Details
Udea rubigalis
Celery Leaftier Moth
April 15, 2015 treichard Anne Arundel County, Maryland, United States April 17, 2015 Details
Lithophane fagina
Hoary Pinion
April 15, 2015 Aboover Knox County, Maine, United States April 16, 2015 Details
Cladara atroliturata
The Scribbler
April 15, 2015 edenny Hampshire County, Massachusetts, United States April 16, 2015 Details
Gluphisia lintneri April 15, 2015 edenny Hampshire County, Massachusetts, United States April 16, 2015 Details
Phigalia titea
Spiny Looper
April 15, 2015 edenny Hampshire County, Massachusetts, United States April 16, 2015 Details
Orthosia revicta
Subdued Quaker
April 15, 2015 edenny Hampshire County, Massachusetts, United States April 16, 2015 Details
Nola triquetrana
Three-spotted Nola Moth
April 15, 2015 edenny Hampshire County, Massachusetts, United States April 16, 2015 Details
Lithophane innominata
Nameless Pinion
April 15, 2015 edenny Hampshire County, Massachusetts, United States April 16, 2015 Details
Cerastis tenebrifera
Reddish Speckled Dart
April 15, 2015 edenny Hampshire County, Massachusetts, United States April 16, 2015 Details
Heliopetes macaira
Turk's-cap White-Skipper
April 15, 2015 Robalero Hidalgo County, Texas, United States April 17, 2015 Details