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
Choephora fungorum
Bent-Line Dart
October 21, 2014 Keith Ewell Saline County, Illinois, United States October 21, 2014 Details
Ennomos magnaria
Maple Spanworm
October 21, 2014 Keith Ewell Saline County, Illinois, United States October 21, 2014 Details
Papilio cresphontes
Giant Swallowtail
October 21, 2014 Shamanjoe Los Angeles County, California, United States October 22, 2014 Details
Lerema accius
Clouded Skipper
October 21, 2014 John LeBlanc Chesterfield County, Virginia, United States October 21, 2014 Details
Atalopedes campestris
Sachem
October 21, 2014 John LeBlanc Chesterfield County, Virginia, United States October 21, 2014 Details
Tolype velleda
Large Tolype Moth
October 21, 2014 Mike Stinson Buckingham County, Virginia, United States October 22, 2014 Details
Mocis latipes
Small Mocis
October 21, 2014 ridgeboy Polk County, Florida, United States October 22, 2014 Details
Chlorochlamys chloroleucaria
Blackberry Looper Moth
October 21, 2014 ridgeboy Polk County, Florida, United States October 22, 2014 Details
Pilocrocis ramentalis
Scraped Pilocrocis
October 21, 2014 Jim Eckert Berks County, Pennsylvania, United States October 21, 2014 Details
Hypercompe scribonia
Great Leopard Moth
October 20, 2014 pammianne Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, United States October 21, 2014 Details
Mocis latipes
Small Mocis
October 20, 2014 Millerman7669 Pinellas County, Florida, United States October 21, 2014 Details
Tetanolita mynesalis
Smoky Tetanolita Moth
October 20, 2014 mercretas Montgomery County, Maryland, United States October 20, 2014 Details
Xylophanes tersa
Tersa Sphinx
October 20, 2014 reminisce2629 Aiken County, South Carolina, United States October 20, 2014 Details
Isa textula
Crowned Slug Moth
October 20, 2014 jjflossem Hernando County, Florida, United States October 21, 2014 Details
Hypenula cacuminalis
Long-horned Owlet
October 20, 2014 jjflossem Hernando County, Florida, United States October 22, 2014 Details
Tosale oviplagalis October 20, 2014 jjflossem Hernando County, Florida, United States October 21, 2014 Details
Ephyrodes cacata October 20, 2014 jjflossem Hernando County, Florida, United States October 22, 2014 Details
Glenoides texanaria
Texas Gray
October 20, 2014 jjflossem Hernando County, Florida, United States October 21, 2014 Details
Calledapteryx dryopterata
Brown Scoopwing
October 20, 2014 jjflossem Hernando County, Florida, United States October 21, 2014 Details
Nemoria lixaria
Red-bordered Emerald
October 20, 2014 jjflossem Hernando County, Florida, United States October 22, 2014 Details
Macaria distribuaria October 20, 2014 jjflossem Hernando County, Florida, United States October 22, 2014 Details
New Genus, species near Sigela October 20, 2014 jjflossem Hernando County, Florida, United States October 21, 2014 Details
Autographa precationis
The Common Looper Moth
October 20, 2014 D. Dodd Marshall County, Alabama, United States October 22, 2014 Details
Hypena minualis
Sooty Bomolocha Moth
October 20, 2014 D. Dodd Marshall County, Alabama, United States October 22, 2014 Details
Atlides halesus
Great Purple Hairstreak
October 20, 2014 Kimberly Mrozinski Berkeley County, South Carolina, United States October 20, 2014 Details
Caenurgina erechtea
Forage Looper Moth
October 20, 2014 Mike Dillon Texas, Marion County, United States October 22, 2014 Details
Pyrrharctia isabella
Isabella Tiger Moth or Banded Woolybear
October 20, 2014 Chip Krilowicz Atlantic County, New Jersey, United States October 20, 2014 Details
Danaus plexippus
Monarch
October 20, 2014 Sandy White Lee County, Florida, United States October 20, 2014 Details
Hypena scabra
Green Cloverworm Moth
October 20, 2014 drkilmer Frederick County, Maryland, United States October 20, 2014 Details
Hypena scabra
Green Cloverworm Moth
October 19, 2014 roseanna McCreary County, Kentucky, United States October 22, 2014 Details
Phoebis sennae
Cloudless Sulphur
October 19, 2014 roseanna McCreary County, Kentucky, United States October 22, 2014 Details
Pieris rapae
Cabbage White
October 19, 2014 efulrich Monterey County, California, United States October 20, 2014 Details
Hemiargus ceraunus
Ceraunus Blue
October 19, 2014 Nancy Hamlett Pima County, Arizona, United States October 21, 2014 Details
Echinargus isola
Reakirt's Blue
October 19, 2014 Nancy Hamlett Pima County, Arizona, United States October 21, 2014 Details
Phyciodes phaon
Phaon Crescent
October 19, 2014 hunter58 Hernando County, Florida, United States October 20, 2014 Details
Papilio cresphontes
Giant Swallowtail
October 19, 2014 AliciaJ Maricopa County, Arizona, United States October 20, 2014 Details
Eurema mexicana
Mexican Yellow
October 19, 2014 sjabbey Texas, Montgomery County, United States October 22, 2014 Details
Hypena scabra
Green Cloverworm Moth
October 19, 2014 Carol Thornton-Anderson Orange County, Indiana, United States October 21, 2014 Details
Urbanus proteus
Long-tailed Skipper
October 19, 2014 bluebird264 Florida, United States October 20, 2014 Details
Phyciodes graphica
Vesta or Graphic Crescent
October 19, 2014 Raul Delgado Texas, United States, Webb County October 22, 2014 Details
Diaphania hyalinata
Melonworm Moth
October 19, 2014 CA Ivy Sebastian County, Arkansas, United States October 19, 2014 Details
Prochoerodes lineola
Large Maple Spanworm Moth
October 19, 2014 Carol Thornton-Anderson Orange County, Indiana, United States October 20, 2014 Details
Schizura unicornis
Unicorn Caterpillar Moth
October 19, 2014 sshively Rapides Parish, Louisiana, United States October 19, 2014 Details
Chaetaglaea sericea
Silky Sallow
October 19, 2014 Carol Muth Hancock County, Maine, United States October 19, 2014 Details
Hemileuca maia
Eastern buckmoth
October 18, 2014 Joanne Markowicz-Bilarczyk Camden County, New Jersey, United States October 21, 2014 Details
Cucullia convexipennis
Brown-hooded Owlet
October 18, 2014 mqui129 Chester County, Pennsylvania, United States October 19, 2014 Details
Actias luna
Luna moth
October 18, 2014 wcallihan1 Marion County, Indiana, United States October 18, 2014 Details
Syngamia florella
Red-waisted Florella Moth
October 18, 2014 hunter58 Hernando County, Florida, United States October 18, 2014 Details
Drasteria eubapta October 18, 2014 Jay Keller Imperial County, California, United States October 22, 2014 Details
Hylephila phyleus
Fiery Skipper
October 18, 2014 Redheart Canyonlands Bandera County, Texas, United States October 22, 2014 Details
Polites vibex
Whirlabout
October 18, 2014 ddodd Etowah County, Alabama, United States October 19, 2014 Details
Hylephila phyleus
Fiery Skipper
October 18, 2014 ddodd Etowah County, Alabama, United States October 19, 2014 Details
Lerema accius
Clouded Skipper
October 18, 2014 ddodd Etowah County, Alabama, United States October 19, 2014 Details
Polygonia interrogationis
Question Mark
October 18, 2014 The Dog Groomer Chesterfield County, Virginia, United States October 19, 2014 Details
Anaea andria
Goatweed Leafwing
October 18, 2014 arcturusangel Claiborne Parish, Louisiana, United States October 19, 2014 Details
Prochoerodes lineola
Large Maple Spanworm Moth
October 18, 2014 arcturusangel Claiborne Parish, Louisiana, United States October 19, 2014 Details
Atalopedes campestris
Sachem
October 18, 2014 cyric Bristol County, Massachusetts, United States October 20, 2014 Details
Lycaena phlaeas
American Copper
October 18, 2014 cyric Bristol County, Massachusetts, United States October 20, 2014 Details
Euphydryas phaeton
Baltimore Checkerspot
October 18, 2014 cyric Bristol County, Massachusetts, United States October 20, 2014 Details
Sunira bicolorago
Bicolored Sallow
October 18, 2014 Bill Hubick Anne Arundel County, Maryland, United States October 21, 2014 Details
Hyphantria cunea
Fall Webworm Moth
October 18, 2014 Carol Thornton-Anderson Orange County, Indiana, United States October 18, 2014 Details
Phyciodes tharos
Pearl Crescent
October 18, 2014 ddodd Etowah County, Alabama, United States October 18, 2014 Details
Panoquina ocola
Ocola Skipper
October 18, 2014 ddodd Etowah County, Alabama, United States October 18, 2014 Details
Pyrisitia lisa
Little Yellow
October 18, 2014 ddodd Etowah County, Alabama, United States October 18, 2014 Details
Libytheana carinenta
American Snout
October 18, 2014 ddodd Etowah County, Alabama, United States October 18, 2014 Details
Polygonia interrogationis
Question Mark
October 18, 2014 ddodd Etowah County, Alabama, United States October 18, 2014 Details
Pleuroprucha insulsaria
Common Tan Wave
October 18, 2014 BeaLaporte Ontario, Canada October 18, 2014 Details
Nomophila nearctica
Lucerne Moth
October 18, 2014 BeaLaporte Ontario, Canada October 18, 2014 Details
Hypercompe scribonia
Great Leopard Moth
October 18, 2014 Beverly Carter Baxter County, Arkansas, United States October 22, 2014 Details
Agnorisma badinodis
Pale-banded Dart
October 17, 2014 Keith Ewell Saline County, Illinois, United States October 18, 2014 Details
Clepsis peritana
Garden Tortrix
October 17, 2014 Keith Ewell Saline County, Illinois, United States October 18, 2014 Details
Pyrrharctia isabella
Isabella Tiger Moth or Banded Woolybear
October 17, 2014 rjcohrs Hancock County, Indiana, United States October 21, 2014 Details
Nathalis iole
Dainty Sulphur
October 17, 2014 philohela Clark County, Nevada, United States October 20, 2014 Details
Pontia protodice
Checkered White
October 17, 2014 Keith Ewell Saline County, Illinois, United States October 17, 2014 Details
Tolype velleda
Large Tolype Moth
October 17, 2014 John LeBlanc Chesterfield County, Virginia, United States October 17, 2014 Details
Actias luna
Luna moth
October 17, 2014 Austin Pennington Sumter County, Florida, United States October 22, 2014 Details
Spodoptera frugiperda
Fall Armyworm Moth
October 17, 2014 ridgeboy Polk County, Florida, United States October 21, 2014 Details
Spodoptera albula
Gray-streaked Armywom Moth
October 17, 2014 ridgeboy Polk County, Florida, United States October 21, 2014 Details
Platynota exasperatana
Exasperating Platynota
October 17, 2014 ridgeboy Polk County, Florida, United States October 20, 2014 Details
Abaeis nicippe
Sleepy Orange
October 17, 2014 opiliones Clark County, Nevada, United States October 20, 2014 Details
Chlosyne lacinia
Bordered Patch
October 17, 2014 jkopachena Texas, United States, Wood County October 19, 2014 Details
Eumorpha fasciatus
Banded sphinx
October 17, 2014 Johnlh Palm Beach County, Florida, United States October 18, 2014 Details
Spoladea recurvalis
Hawaiian Beet Webworm
October 17, 2014 Chip Krilowicz Burlington County, New Jersey, United States October 18, 2014 Details
Spodoptera frugiperda
Fall Armyworm Moth
October 17, 2014 UrsulaV Chatham County, North Carolina, United States October 17, 2014 Details
Papaipema inquaesita
Sensitive Fern Borer Moth
October 17, 2014 UrsulaV Chatham County, North Carolina, United States October 17, 2014 Details
Euzophera ostricolorella
Root Collar Borer
October 17, 2014 UrsulaV Chatham County, North Carolina, United States October 18, 2014 Details
Euptoieta claudia
Variegated Fritillary
October 17, 2014 caher001 Carroll County, Maryland, United States October 17, 2014 Details
Enodia portlandia
Southern Pearly-eye
October 17, 2014 stephen stedman Putnam County, Tennessee, United States October 18, 2014 Details
Vanessa cardui
Painted Lady
October 17, 2014 stephen stedman Putnam County, Tennessee, United States October 18, 2014 Details
Vanessa atalanta
Red Admiral
October 17, 2014 stephen stedman Putnam County, Tennessee, United States October 18, 2014 Details
Polygonia comma
Eastern Comma
October 17, 2014 stephen stedman Putnam County, Tennessee, United States October 18, 2014 Details
Polygonia interrogationis
Question Mark
October 17, 2014 stephen stedman Putnam County, Tennessee, United States October 18, 2014 Details
Agraulis vanillae
Gulf Fritillary
October 17, 2014 stephen stedman Putnam County, Tennessee, United States October 18, 2014 Details
Danaus plexippus
Monarch
October 17, 2014 stephen stedman Putnam County, Tennessee, United States October 18, 2014 Details
Agrotis ipsilon
Ipsilon Dart
October 17, 2014 MothLibrarian Cook County, Illinois, United States October 17, 2014 Details
Trichordestra legitima
Striped Garden Caterpillar
October 17, 2014 rdhealy1951 Hart County, Kentucky, United States October 17, 2014 Details
Caenurgina erechtea
Forage Looper Moth
October 17, 2014 Mike Dillon Harrison County, Texas, United States October 18, 2014 Details
Nathalis iole
Dainty Sulphur
October 17, 2014 Mike Dillon Harrison County, Texas, United States October 17, 2014 Details
Mythimna unipuncta
Armyworm Moth
October 17, 2014 MothLibrarian Cook County, Illinois, United States October 17, 2014 Details
Papilio cresphontes
Giant Swallowtail
October 16, 2014 Chef Jerry Beaufort County, South Carolina, United States October 16, 2014 Details