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
Euchaetes egle
Milkweed Tussock Moth or Milkweed Tiger Moth
August 31, 2014 Gail77 Ontario, Canada August 31, 2014 Details
Eumorpha pandorus
Pandorus Sphinx
August 31, 2014 auggy3z Texas, Tarrant County, United States August 31, 2014 Details
Anageshna primordialis August 31, 2014 John LeBlanc Chesterfield County, Virginia, United States August 31, 2014 Details
Noctua pronuba
European Yellow Underwing
August 31, 2014 Ncandler Hamilton County, Ohio, United States August 31, 2014 Details
Phyciodes cocyta
Northern Crescent
August 31, 2014 lumpydave84 Suffolk County, New York, United States August 31, 2014 Details
Calycopis cecrops
Red-banded Hairstreak
August 31, 2014 pagliarini1 Newport County, Rhode Island, United States August 31, 2014 Details
Helicoverpa zea
Corn Earworm Moth
August 31, 2014 EPIMEDIUM McHenry County, Illinois, United States August 31, 2014 Details
Pseudothyatira cymatophoroides
Tufted Thyatirid
August 31, 2014 ddodd Marshall County, Alabama, United States August 31, 2014 Details
Asterocampa clyton
Tawny Emperor
August 31, 2014 dengwer Texas, Matagorda County, United States August 31, 2014 Details
Hemaris thysbe
Hummingbird Clearwing
August 31, 2014 systanfield Richland County, South Carolina, United States August 31, 2014 Details
Agraulis vanillae
Gulf Fritillary
August 31, 2014 systanfield Richland County, South Carolina, United States August 31, 2014 Details
Anisota senatoria
Orange-tipped oakworm moth
August 31, 2014 Mommcgown Wake County, North Carolina, United States August 31, 2014 Details
Catocala neogama
The Bride
August 31, 2014 Carol Thornton-Anderson Orange County, Indiana, United States August 31, 2014 Details
Spodoptera ornithogalli
Yellow-striped Armyworm Moth
August 31, 2014 Carol Thornton-Anderson Orange County, Indiana, United States August 31, 2014 Details
Datana contracta
Contracted Datana
August 31, 2014 ddbvi1999 North Carolina, United States August 31, 2014 Details
Dargida diffusa
Wheat Head Armyworm Moth
August 30, 2014 digginflowers Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, United States August 31, 2014 Details
Feltia herilis
Master's Dart
August 30, 2014 Dave Webb Harford County, Maryland, United States August 31, 2014 Details
Xestia smithii
Smith's Dart
August 30, 2014 digginflowers Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, United States August 31, 2014 Details
Timandra amaturaria
Cross-lined Waved
August 30, 2014 digginflowers Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, United States August 31, 2014 Details
Catocala cerogama
Yellow-Banded Underwing
August 30, 2014 digginflowers Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, United States August 31, 2014 Details
Harrisimemna trisignata
Harris' Three Spot
August 30, 2014 ssmross Greenville County, South Carolina, United States August 30, 2014 Details
Acronicta americana
American Dagger Moth
August 30, 2014 Mariposa14 Washington County, Pennsylvania, United States August 31, 2014 Details
Acronicta americana
American Dagger Moth
August 30, 2014 tom nolan Burlington County, New Jersey, United States August 31, 2014 Details
Papilio polyxenes
Black Swallowtail
August 30, 2014 Jarchibold Saratoga County, New York, United States August 31, 2014 Details
Antheraea polyphemus
Polyphemus moth
August 30, 2014 Susanmweis Cook County, Illinois, United States August 30, 2014 Details
Epipagis huronalis August 30, 2014 Holly Merker Dorchester County, Maryland, United States August 31, 2014 Details
Phalaenophana pyramusalis
Dark-banded Owlet Moth
August 30, 2014 Kurt R. Schwarz Howard County, Maryland, United States August 30, 2014 Details
Danaus plexippus
Monarch
August 30, 2014 Ralph S. Carlson Los Angeles County, California, United States August 30, 2014 Details
Papilio cresphontes
Giant Swallowtail
August 30, 2014 TheGrandTour San Diego County, California, United States August 30, 2014 Details
Catocala palaeogama
Oldwife Underwing
August 30, 2014 Jimulacrum Hillsborough County, New Hampshire, United States August 30, 2014 Details
Olethreutes bipartitana August 30, 2014 franpope Garrett County, Maryland, United States August 31, 2014 Details
Rhopobota dietziana August 30, 2014 Jim Eckert Berks County, Pennsylvania, United States August 31, 2014 Details
Clemensia albata
Little White Lichen Moth
August 30, 2014 Chip Krilowicz Camden County, New Jersey, United States August 31, 2014 Details
Cisseps fulvicollis
Yellow-collared Scape Moth
August 30, 2014 Tom Raub Dorchester County, Maryland, United States August 31, 2014 Details
Parapoynx allionealis
Watermilfoil Leafcutter Moth
August 30, 2014 Jim Eckert Berks County, Pennsylvania, United States August 31, 2014 Details
Nephelodes minians
Bronzed Cutworm Moth
August 30, 2014 Carol Thornton-Anderson Orange County, Indiana, United States August 31, 2014 Details
Anagrapha falcifera
Celery Looper Moth
August 30, 2014 David Trently Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania, United States August 31, 2014 Details
Atteva aurea
Ailanthus Webworm Moth
August 30, 2014 David Trently Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania, United States August 31, 2014 Details
Hypena scabra
Green Cloverworm Moth
August 30, 2014 Carol Thornton-Anderson Orange County, Indiana, United States August 31, 2014 Details
Lerema accius
Clouded Skipper
August 30, 2014 Ken Cheeks Aiken County, South Carolina, United States August 31, 2014 Details
Macrochilo litophora
Brown-lined Owlet Moth
August 30, 2014 digginflowers Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, United States August 31, 2014 Details
Lochmaeus bilineata
Double-lined Prominent
August 30, 2014 Carol Thornton-Anderson Orange County, Indiana, United States August 31, 2014 Details
Acronicta funeralis
Funerary Dagger Moth
August 30, 2014 Carol Thornton-Anderson Orange County, Indiana, United States August 30, 2014 Details
Limenitis archippus
Viceroy
August 30, 2014 JReuter Boone County, Missouri, United States August 31, 2014 Details
Sparganothis sulfureana
Sparganothis Fruitworm Moth
August 30, 2014 crm211b Ontario, Canada August 31, 2014 Details
Papilio cresphontes
Giant Swallowtail
August 30, 2014 bpeanutter Washington County, Florida, United States August 30, 2014 Details
Papilio zelicaon
Anise Swallowtail
August 30, 2014 BobP Santa Clara County, California, United States August 30, 2014 Details
Limenitis arthemis arthemis
White Admiral
August 30, 2014 Beverly C Bucks County, Pennsylvania, United States August 31, 2014 Details
Scopula limboundata
Large Lace-border
August 30, 2014 JReuter Boone County, Missouri, United States August 31, 2014 Details
Pyrisitia lisa
Little Yellow
August 30, 2014 JReuter Boone County, Missouri, United States August 31, 2014 Details
Pieris rapae
Cabbage White
August 30, 2014 JReuter Boone County, Missouri, United States August 31, 2014 Details
Schinia gaurae
Clouded Crimson
August 30, 2014 ridgeboy Polk County, Florida, United States August 30, 2014 Details
Cucullia convexipennis
Brown-hooded Owlet
August 30, 2014 SeanJen Ontario, Canada August 30, 2014 Details
Hemaris thysbe
Hummingbird Clearwing
August 30, 2014 systanfield Richland County, South Carolina, United States August 30, 2014 Details
Synchlora aerata
Wavy-Lined Emerald
August 30, 2014 Carol Thornton-Anderson Orange County, Indiana, United States August 30, 2014 Details
Feltia jaculifera
Dingy Cutworm Moth
August 30, 2014 juliereid Ontario, Canada August 30, 2014 Details
Rivula propinqualis
Spotted Grass Moth
August 30, 2014 juliereid Ontario, Canada August 30, 2014 Details
Atlides halesus
Great Purple Hairstreak
August 30, 2014 Ken Cheeks Aiken County, South Carolina, United States August 30, 2014 Details
Dasylophia anguina
Black-Spotted Prominent
August 30, 2014 lace168 Jefferson County, West Virginia, United States August 30, 2014 Details
Scopula inductata
Soft-lined Wave
August 30, 2014 drkilmer Frederick County, Maryland, United States August 31, 2014 Details
Protodeltote muscosula
Large Mossy Lithacodia
August 29, 2014 digginflowers Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, United States August 30, 2014 Details
Clepsis peritana
Garden Tortrix
August 29, 2014 digginflowers Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, United States August 30, 2014 Details
Xylophanes tersa
Tersa Sphinx
August 29, 2014 hlunsford Escambia County, Florida, United States August 31, 2014 Details
Danaus plexippus
Monarch
August 29, 2014 lumpydave84 Suffolk County, New York, United States August 31, 2014 Details
Phyciodes cocyta
Northern Crescent
August 29, 2014 maria.hoffman6@gmail.com Suffolk County, New York, United States August 31, 2014 Details
Thyridopteryx ephemeraeformis
Evergreen Bagworm Moth
August 29, 2014 tenfourk Warren County, New Jersey, United States August 31, 2014 Details
Phoebis sennae
Cloudless Sulphur
August 29, 2014 krancmm Brazoria County, Texas, United States August 30, 2014 Details
Hylephila phyleus
Fiery Skipper
August 29, 2014 krancmm Brazoria County, Texas, United States August 30, 2014 Details
Agraulis vanillae
Gulf Fritillary
August 29, 2014 krancmm Brazoria County, Texas, United States August 30, 2014 Details
Papilio cresphontes
Giant Swallowtail
August 29, 2014 krancmm Brazoria County, Texas, United States August 30, 2014 Details
Cupido comyntas
Eastern Tailed-Blue
August 29, 2014 chherrmann Suffolk County, New York, United States August 30, 2014 Details
Ctenoplusia oxygramma
Sharp-stigma Looper Moth
August 29, 2014 TCat7187 Cecil County, Maryland, United States August 30, 2014 Details
Urbanus proteus
Long-tailed Skipper
August 29, 2014 krancmm Brazoria County, Texas, United States August 30, 2014 Details
Hylephila phyleus
Fiery Skipper
August 29, 2014 krancmm Brazoria County, Texas, United States August 30, 2014 Details
Phlogophora periculosa
Brown Angle Shades
August 29, 2014 Shane Miller Beaver County, Pennsylvania, United States August 31, 2014 Details
Idia aemula
Common Idia Moth
August 29, 2014 Shane Miller Beaver County, Pennsylvania, United States August 31, 2014 Details
Datana major
Major Datana
August 29, 2014 nutaskeet Cullman County, Alabama, United States August 30, 2014 Details
Heterocampa biundata
Wavy-lined Heterocampa
August 29, 2014 motty69 Knox County, Tennessee, United States August 29, 2014 Details
Campaea perlata
Pale Beauty
August 29, 2014 digginflowers Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, United States August 30, 2014 Details
Idia aemula
Common Idia Moth
August 29, 2014 crm211b Ontario, Canada August 31, 2014 Details
Polites themistocles
Tawny-edged Skipper
August 29, 2014 CA Ivy Adair County, Oklahoma, United States August 29, 2014 Details
Cisseps fulvicollis
Yellow-collared Scape Moth
August 29, 2014 CA Ivy Sebastian County, Arkansas, United States August 29, 2014 Details
Thorybes bathyllus
Southern Cloudywing
August 29, 2014 CA Ivy Sebastian County, Arkansas, United States August 29, 2014 Details
Junonia coenia
Common Buckeye
August 29, 2014 CA Ivy Adair County, Oklahoma, United States August 29, 2014 Details
Amblyscirtes belli
Bell's Roadside-Skipper
August 29, 2014 CA Ivy Adair County, Oklahoma, United States August 29, 2014 Details
Papilio troilus
Spicebush Swallowtail
August 29, 2014 CA Ivy Adair County, Oklahoma, United States August 29, 2014 Details
Asterocampa celtis
Hackberry Emperor
August 29, 2014 CA Ivy Adair County, Oklahoma, United States August 29, 2014 Details
Danaus plexippus
Monarch
August 29, 2014 CA Ivy Adair County, Oklahoma, United States August 29, 2014 Details
Zale lunata
Lunate Zale
August 29, 2014 Robert Gorman Orange County, California, United States August 30, 2014 Details
Papilio polyxenes
Black Swallowtail
August 29, 2014 CA Ivy Sebastian County, Arkansas, United States August 29, 2014 Details
Hypsopygia olinalis August 29, 2014 CA Ivy Sebastian County, Arkansas, United States August 29, 2014 Details
Limenitis arthemis astyanax
'Astyanax' Red-spotted Purple
August 29, 2014 cahill@graysoncable.com Grayson County, Texas, United States August 29, 2014 Details
Lophocampa caryae
Hickory Tussock Moth or Hickory Tiger Moth
August 29, 2014 juliereid Ontario, Canada August 31, 2014 Details
Hemaris thysbe
Hummingbird Clearwing
August 29, 2014 juliereid Ontario, Canada August 29, 2014 Details
Protoboarmia porcelaria
Porcelain Gray
August 29, 2014 yardbird Camden County, New Jersey, United States August 29, 2014 Details
Calpodes ethlius
Brazilian Skipper
August 28, 2014 krancmm Brazoria County, Texas, United States August 29, 2014 Details
Eacles imperialis
Imperial moth
August 28, 2014 Jan Hunter St Joseph County, Indiana, United States August 30, 2014 Details
Papilio cresphontes
Giant Swallowtail
August 28, 2014 chherrmann Suffolk County, New York, United States August 28, 2014 Details
Urbanus proteus
Long-tailed Skipper
August 28, 2014 krancmm Brazoria County, Texas, United States August 29, 2014 Details
Erynnis baptisiae
Wild Indigo Duskywing
August 28, 2014 rogerashton Delaware County, Pennsylvania, United States August 31, 2014 Details