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
Harrisimemna trisignata
Harris' Three Spot
August 30, 2014 ssmross Greenville County, South Carolina, United States August 30, 2014 Details
Antheraea polyphemus
Polyphemus moth
August 30, 2014 Susanmweis Cook County, Illinois, United States August 30, 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
Acronicta funeralis
Funerary Dagger Moth
August 30, 2014 Carol Thornton-Anderson Orange County, Indiana, United States August 30, 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Papilio troilus
Spicebush Swallowtail
August 28, 2014 chherrmann Suffolk County, New York, United States August 28, 2014 Details
Hylephila phyleus
Fiery Skipper
August 28, 2014 chherrmann Suffolk County, New York, United States August 28, 2014 Details
Phoebis sennae
Cloudless Sulphur
August 28, 2014 vision_m Texas, Morris County, United States August 28, 2014 Details
Phoebis sennae
Cloudless Sulphur
August 28, 2014 polson123 Columbus County, North Carolina, United States August 28, 2014 Details
Hyalophora cecropia
Cecropia silkmoth
August 28, 2014 hbgoodall Chester County, Pennsylvania, United States August 28, 2014 Details
Euptoieta claudia
Variegated Fritillary
August 28, 2014 polson123 Columbus County, North Carolina, United States August 30, 2014 Details
Phoebis sennae
Cloudless Sulphur
August 28, 2014 Ralph S. Carlson Los Angeles County, California, United States August 29, 2014 Details
Euchaetes egle
Milkweed Tussock Moth or Milkweed Tiger Moth
August 28, 2014 rikki39 Summit County, Ohio, United States August 29, 2014 Details
Schinia arcigera
Arcigera Flower Moth
August 28, 2014 joeverica Centre County, Pennsylvania, United States August 30, 2014 Details
Ilexia intractata August 28, 2014 CA Ivy Sebastian County, Arkansas, United States August 30, 2014 Details
Macaria aemulataria
Common Angle
August 28, 2014 ddodd Marshall County, Alabama, United States August 29, 2014 Details
Achyra rantalis August 28, 2014 ddodd Marshall County, Alabama, United States August 29, 2014 Details
Clepsis virescana August 28, 2014 ddodd Marshall County, Alabama, United States August 29, 2014 Details
Disclisioprocta stellata
Somber Carpet
August 28, 2014 ddodd Marshall County, Alabama, United States August 29, 2014 Details
Platynota idaeusalis
Tufted Apple-Bud Moth
August 28, 2014 CA Ivy Sebastian County, Arkansas, United States August 29, 2014 Details
Ascalapha odorata
Black Witch
August 28, 2014 myasuda San Diego County, California, United States August 30, 2014 Details
Nedra ramosula
Gray Half-Spot
August 28, 2014 CA Ivy Sebastian County, Arkansas, United States August 29, 2014 Details
Argyrotaenia velutinana
Red Banded Leafroller Moth
August 28, 2014 ddodd Marion County, Alabama, United States August 28, 2014 Details
Palthis angulalis
Dark-spotted Palthis Moth
August 28, 2014 ddodd Marshall County, Alabama, United States August 28, 2014 Details
Hypsopygia olinalis August 28, 2014 ddodd Marshall County, Alabama, United States August 28, 2014 Details
Scopula limboundata
Large Lace-border
August 28, 2014 ddodd Marshall County, Alabama, United States August 28, 2014 Details
Lophosis labeculata August 28, 2014 ddodd Marshall County, Alabama, United States August 28, 2014 Details
Caloptilia bimaculatella August 28, 2014 ddodd Marshall County, Alabama, United States August 28, 2014 Details
Wallengrenia egeremet
Northern Broken-Dash
August 28, 2014 CA Ivy Sebastian County, Arkansas, United States August 28, 2014 Details
Euptoieta claudia
Variegated Fritillary
August 28, 2014 CA Ivy Sebastian County, Arkansas, United States August 28, 2014 Details
Thorybes bathyllus
Southern Cloudywing
August 28, 2014 CA Ivy Sebastian County, Arkansas, United States August 28, 2014 Details
Polygonia interrogationis
Question Mark
August 28, 2014 CA Ivy Sebastian County, Arkansas, United States August 28, 2014 Details
Lintneria eremitus
Hermit sphinx
August 28, 2014 nacomeau Ontario, Canada August 29, 2014 Details
Atalopedes campestris
Sachem
August 28, 2014 CA Ivy Sebastian County, Arkansas, United States August 28, 2014 Details
Hylephila phyleus
Fiery Skipper
August 28, 2014 CA Ivy Sebastian County, Arkansas, United States August 28, 2014 Details
Haematopis grataria
Chickweed Geometer
August 28, 2014 crm211b Ontario, Canada August 29, 2014 Details
Pyrisitia lisa
Little Yellow
August 28, 2014 CA Ivy Sebastian County, Arkansas, United States August 28, 2014 Details
Papilio cresphontes
Giant Swallowtail
August 28, 2014 CA Ivy Sebastian County, Arkansas, United States August 28, 2014 Details
Acronicta oblinita
Smeared Dagger Moth
August 28, 2014 yardbird Kent County, Delaware, United States August 28, 2014 Details
Darapsa myron
Virginia creeper sphinx
August 28, 2014 umoth24 Elmore County, Alabama, United States August 28, 2014 Details
Caloptilia stigmatella August 28, 2014 yardbird Camden County, New Jersey, United States August 30, 2014 Details
Polygonia interrogationis
Question Mark
August 28, 2014 juliereid Ontario, Canada August 29, 2014 Details
Papilio troilus
Spicebush Swallowtail
August 27, 2014 krancmm Brazoria County, Texas, United States August 27, 2014 Details
Orgyia leucostigma
White-marked Tussock Moth
August 27, 2014 jjflossem Hernando County, Florida, United States August 27, 2014 Details
Papilio cresphontes
Giant Swallowtail
August 27, 2014 vision_m Texas, Morris County, United States August 28, 2014 Details
Abaeis nicippe
Sleepy Orange
August 27, 2014 jjflossem Hernando County, Florida, United States August 28, 2014 Details
Phoebis sennae
Cloudless Sulphur
August 27, 2014 jjflossem Hernando County, Florida, United States August 29, 2014 Details
Papilio cresphontes
Giant Swallowtail
August 27, 2014 tanyapaul New York, United States August 28, 2014 Details
Coenonympha tullia
Common Ringlet
August 27, 2014 Jarchibold Saratoga County, New York, United States August 28, 2014 Details
Urbanus proteus
Long-tailed Skipper
August 27, 2014 krancmm Brazoria County, Texas, United States August 28, 2014 Details
Papilio cresphontes
Giant Swallowtail
August 27, 2014 hoosierquilt Orange County, California, United States August 30, 2014 Details
Schizura unicornis
Unicorn Caterpillar Moth
August 27, 2014 digginflowers Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, United States August 28, 2014 Details
Calpodes ethlius
Brazilian Skipper
August 27, 2014 krancmm Brazoria County, Texas, United States August 28, 2014 Details
Chioides albofasciatus
White-striped Longtail
August 27, 2014 krancmm Brazoria County, Texas, United States August 28, 2014 Details
Vanessa cardui
Painted Lady
August 27, 2014 krancmm Brazoria County, Texas, United States August 28, 2014 Details
Feltia herilis
Master's Dart
August 27, 2014 Jimulacrum Hillsborough County, New Hampshire, United States August 29, 2014 Details
Drepana arcuata
Arched Hooktip
August 27, 2014 joeverica Centre County, Pennsylvania, United States August 30, 2014 Details