Recently Verified Sightings

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Species Observation Datesort icon Submitter Location Verified Date
Eacles imperialis
Imperial moth
July 25, 2014 Emdemt6b Northumberland County, Pennsylvania, United States July 25, 2014 Details
Battus polydamas
Polydamas Swallowtail
July 25, 2014 hunter58 Pasco County, Florida, United States July 25, 2014 Details
Actias luna
Luna moth
July 25, 2014 Eric C. Berks County, Pennsylvania, United States July 25, 2014 Details
Antheraea polyphemus
Polyphemus moth
July 25, 2014 erica32paulk Dale County, Alabama, United States July 25, 2014 Details
Hemaris thysbe
Hummingbird Clearwing
July 25, 2014 Eric C. Berks County, Pennsylvania, United States July 25, 2014 Details
Haploa clymene
Clymene Moth
July 25, 2014 juliereid Ontario, Canada July 25, 2014 Details
Idia lubricalis
Glossy Black Idia Moth
July 24, 2014 StephenD Putnam County, West Virginia, United States July 25, 2014 Details
Atalopedes campestris
Sachem
July 24, 2014 Gary The Villages Sumter County, Florida, United States July 25, 2014 Details
Dryocampa rubicunda
Rosy maple moth
July 24, 2014 Chris Blomme Ontario, Canada July 24, 2014 Details
Nathalis iole
Dainty Sulphur
July 24, 2014 Gary The Villages Sumter County, Florida, United States July 25, 2014 Details
Eacles imperialis
Imperial moth
July 24, 2014 Jajimmera Georgia, Stephens County, United States July 24, 2014 Details
Eumorpha pandorus
Pandorus Sphinx
July 24, 2014 stingrayshuffle York County, Pennsylvania, United States July 24, 2014 Details
Anagrapha falcifera
Celery Looper Moth
July 24, 2014 jim8435wisc Dodge County, Wisconsin, United States July 25, 2014 Details
Antheraea polyphemus
Polyphemus moth
July 24, 2014 thd2d3 California, United States July 24, 2014 Details
Euchaetes egle
Milkweed Tussock Moth or Milkweed Tiger Moth
July 24, 2014 Jdietrich Centre County, Pennsylvania, United States July 24, 2014 Details
Eumorpha achemon
Achemon sphinx
July 24, 2014 lanaerench Saline County, Kansas, United States July 24, 2014 Details
Hyles lineata
White-lined Sphinx
July 24, 2014 IdGyT3297 Brown County, Wisconsin, United States July 25, 2014 Details
Lophocampa caryae
Hickory Tussock Moth or Hickory Tiger Moth
July 24, 2014 nmccarthy Pike County, Pennsylvania, United States July 24, 2014 Details
Cercyonis pegala
Common Wood-Nymph
July 24, 2014 jim8435wisc Dodge County, Wisconsin, United States July 25, 2014 Details
Hyphantria cunea
Fall Webworm Moth
July 24, 2014 Chris Blomme Ontario, Canada July 24, 2014 Details
Cercyonis pegala
Common Wood-Nymph
July 24, 2014 Cirsine Erie County, New York, United States July 25, 2014 Details
Pachysphinx occidentalis
Big poplar sphinx
July 24, 2014 Revjim72 Elko County, Nevada, United States July 25, 2014 Details
Eumaeus atala
Atala
July 24, 2014 Cheri Pierce Martin County, Florida, United States July 25, 2014 Details
Empyreuma pugione
Spotted Oleander Caterpillar Moth
July 24, 2014 Cheri Pierce Martin County, Florida, United States July 25, 2014 Details
Melanolophia canadaria
Canadian melanolophia
July 24, 2014 caher001 Carroll County, Maryland, United States July 24, 2014 Details
Eubaphe mendica
The Beggar
July 24, 2014 caher001 Carroll County, Maryland, United States July 24, 2014 Details
Papilio polyxenes
Black Swallowtail
July 24, 2014 Mephistogirl Orleans Parish, Louisiana, United States July 25, 2014 Details
Sitochroa palealis July 24, 2014 crm211b Ontario, Canada July 24, 2014 Details
Caenurgina erechtea
Forage Looper Moth
July 24, 2014 CA Ivy Sebastian County, Arkansas, United States July 24, 2014 Details
Strymon melinus
Gray Hairstreak
July 24, 2014 RMichaelson Bexar County, Texas, United States July 25, 2014 Details
Satyrium acadica
Acadian Hairstreak
July 24, 2014 BOGwalker St Louis County, Minnesota, United States July 25, 2014 Details
Anomis privata July 23, 2014 Pamela D. Fisher Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, United States July 24, 2014 Details
Acronicta americana
American Dagger Moth
July 23, 2014 John LeBlanc Chesterfield County, Virginia, United States July 24, 2014 Details
Amphion floridensis
Nessus sphinx
July 23, 2014 Englishman Hernando County, Florida, United States July 24, 2014 Details
Orgyia leucostigma
White-marked Tussock Moth
July 23, 2014 Chris Blomme Ontario, Canada July 24, 2014 Details
Eacles imperialis
Imperial moth
July 23, 2014 chrisdumpert Sussex County, New Jersey, United States July 23, 2014 Details
Hemaris diffinis
Snowberry Clearwing
July 23, 2014 Paul.schuster Wake County, North Carolina, United States July 25, 2014 Details
Apantesis vittata
Banded Tiger Moth
July 23, 2014 jenni_beth Middlesex County, New Jersey, United States July 23, 2014 Details
Sphecodina abbottii
Abbott's sphinx
July 23, 2014 Chris Blomme Ontario, Canada July 23, 2014 Details
Eacles imperialis
Imperial moth
July 23, 2014 chasboble Howard County, Maryland, United States July 23, 2014 Details
Actias luna
Luna moth
July 23, 2014 dharlette Macon County, North Carolina, United States July 25, 2014 Details
Malacosoma americanum
Eastern Tent Caterpillar Moth
July 23, 2014 niksclements Grafton County, New Hampshire, United States July 25, 2014 Details
Eacles imperialis
Imperial moth
July 23, 2014 SarahAudra Fulton County, Ohio, United States July 23, 2014 Details
Antheraea polyphemus
Polyphemus moth
July 23, 2014 jdemarco81 Montgomery County, Tennessee, United States July 24, 2014 Details
Danaus plexippus
Monarch
July 23, 2014 Jennifer Jilks Ontario, Canada July 23, 2014 Details
Harrisimemna trisignata
Harris' Three Spot
July 23, 2014 stonehollow Wright County, Minnesota, United States July 25, 2014 Details
Nymphalis antiopa
Mourning Cloak
July 23, 2014 Cocoah83 St Joseph County, Indiana, United States July 23, 2014 Details
Eumorpha pandorus
Pandorus Sphinx
July 23, 2014 cburdie Erie County, New York, United States July 25, 2014 Details
Homophoberia apicosa
Black Wedge-spot
July 23, 2014 ridgeboy Polk County, Florida, United States July 25, 2014 Details
Junonia coenia
Common Buckeye
July 23, 2014 RMichaelson Bexar County, Texas, United States July 25, 2014 Details
Battus polydamas
Polydamas Swallowtail
July 23, 2014 jg030955 Broward County, Florida, United States July 25, 2014 Details
Pyrgus communis
Common Checkered-Skipper
July 23, 2014 systanfield Richland County, South Carolina, United States July 24, 2014 Details
Schinia florida
Primrose Moth
July 23, 2014 Aboover Knox County, Maine, United States July 24, 2014 Details
Apamea amputatrix
Yellow-headed Cutworm Moth
July 23, 2014 Aboover Knox County, Maine, United States July 24, 2014 Details
Harrisimemna trisignata
Harris' Three Spot
July 23, 2014 Aboover Knox County, Maine, United States July 24, 2014 Details
Phosphila miselioides
Spotted Phosphila
July 23, 2014 CA Ivy Sebastian County, Arkansas, United States July 23, 2014 Details
Hemaris diffinis
Snowberry Clearwing
July 23, 2014 bamerit07 Spartanburg County, South Carolina, United States July 24, 2014 Details
Elaphria chalcedonia
Chalcedony Midget
July 23, 2014 CA Ivy Sebastian County, Arkansas, United States July 23, 2014 Details
Paonias excaecata
Blinded sphinx
July 23, 2014 AJGolden1989 Connecticut, United States July 24, 2014 Details
Orthonama obstipata
The Gem
July 23, 2014 caher001 Carroll County, Maryland, United States July 25, 2014 Details
Eumorpha fasciatus
Banded sphinx
July 23, 2014 Myronmcgee Hardee County, Florida, United States July 24, 2014 Details
Conservula anodonta
Sharp Angle Shades
July 23, 2014 Aboover Knox County, Maine, United States July 23, 2014 Details
Conservula anodonta
Sharp Angle Shades
July 23, 2014 Aboover Knox County, Maine, United States July 23, 2014 Details
Cisseps fulvicollis
Yellow-collared Scape Moth
July 23, 2014 johngor Ontario, Canada July 23, 2014 Details
Arta statalis July 23, 2014 Chip Krilowicz Camden County, New Jersey, United States July 23, 2014 Details
Euptoieta claudia
Variegated Fritillary
July 23, 2014 CA Ivy Sebastian County, Arkansas, United States July 23, 2014 Details
Wallengrenia egeremet
Northern Broken-Dash
July 23, 2014 juliereid Ontario, Canada July 24, 2014 Details
Euphyes vestris
Dun Skipper
July 23, 2014 juliereid Ontario, Canada July 24, 2014 Details
Euphyes vestris
Dun Skipper
July 23, 2014 juliereid Ontario, Canada July 24, 2014 Details
Satyrium calanus
Banded Hairstreak
July 23, 2014 juliereid Ontario, Canada July 24, 2014 Details
Vanessa virginiensis
American Lady
July 23, 2014 juliereid Ontario, Canada July 24, 2014 Details
Vanessa virginiensis
American Lady
July 23, 2014 juliereid Ontario, Canada July 24, 2014 Details
Celastrina neglecta
Summer Azure
July 23, 2014 juliereid Ontario, Canada July 24, 2014 Details
Phyciodes tharos
Pearl Crescent
July 23, 2014 juliereid Ontario, Canada July 24, 2014 Details
Euphyes vestris
Dun Skipper
July 23, 2014 juliereid Ontario, Canada July 24, 2014 Details
Phyciodes tharos
Pearl Crescent
July 23, 2014 juliereid Ontario, Canada July 24, 2014 Details
Limenitis arthemis astyanax
'Astyanax' Red-spotted Purple
July 23, 2014 juliereid Ontario, Canada July 24, 2014 Details
Trichodezia albovittata
White-striped Black
July 23, 2014 juliereid Ontario, Canada July 23, 2014 Details
Euphyes vestris
Dun Skipper
July 23, 2014 juliereid Ontario, Canada July 24, 2014 Details
Colias philodice
Clouded Sulphur
July 23, 2014 juliereid Ontario, Canada July 24, 2014 Details
Antheraea polyphemus
Polyphemus moth
July 23, 2014 Vicky Orovitz Lucas County, Ohio, United States July 23, 2014 Details
Anisota virginiensis
Pink-striped oakworm moth
July 23, 2014 jjflossem Hernando County, Florida, United States July 23, 2014 Details
Allotria elonympha
False Underwing
July 22, 2014 gex104 Burlington County, New Jersey, United States July 24, 2014 Details
Halysidota tessellaris
Banded Tussock Moth or Pale Tiger Moth
July 22, 2014 Englishman Hernando County, Florida, United States July 23, 2014 Details
Eacles imperialis
Imperial moth
July 22, 2014 aminer313 Decatur County, Iowa, United States July 24, 2014 Details
Coryphista meadii
Barberry Geometer
July 22, 2014 tejewell King County, Washington, United States July 24, 2014 Details
Actias luna
Luna moth
July 22, 2014 lizyson2 Kane County, Illinois, United States July 25, 2014 Details
Paonias excaecata
Blinded sphinx
July 22, 2014 houseofdead90 Hartford County, Connecticut, United States July 24, 2014 Details
Hermeuptychia sosybius
Carolina Satyr
July 22, 2014 Englishman Hernando County, Florida, United States July 25, 2014 Details
Satyrium caryaevorus
Hickory Hairstreak
July 22, 2014 Carmel Mothersill Ontario, Canada July 24, 2014 Details
Citheronia regalis
Royal Walnut Moth
July 22, 2014 wcucarter Guilford County, North Carolina, United States July 22, 2014 Details
Acronicta americana
American Dagger Moth
July 22, 2014 Herblros Delaware County, Pennsylvania, United States July 22, 2014 Details
Libytheana carinenta
American Snout
July 22, 2014 Englishman Hernando County, Florida, United States July 25, 2014 Details
Citheronia regalis
Royal Walnut Moth
July 22, 2014 ozmonster Moore County, North Carolina, United States July 22, 2014 Details
Limenitis archippus
Viceroy
July 22, 2014 liz.777 Ontario, Canada July 23, 2014 Details
Eumorpha pandorus
Pandorus Sphinx
July 22, 2014 sporter Montgomery County, Maryland, United States July 22, 2014 Details
Catocala briseis
Briseis Underwing
July 22, 2014 Prairie Wetlands Learning Center Otter Tail County, Minnesota, United States July 25, 2014 Details
Polites origenes
Crossline Skipper
July 22, 2014 Carmel Mothersill Ontario, Canada July 24, 2014 Details
Zeuzera pyrina
Leopard Moth
July 22, 2014 digginflowers Cape May County, New Jersey, United States July 23, 2014 Details
Cercyonis pegala
Common Wood-Nymph
July 22, 2014 kniama07 Thurston County, Washington, United States July 24, 2014 Details