Recently Verified Sightings

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Species Observation Datesort icon Submitter Location Verified Date
Cycnia tenera
Delicate Cycnia or Dogbane Tiger Moth
May 02, 2016 K. S. Veitch Laurel County, Kentucky, United States May 02, 2016 Details
Spilosoma virginica
Virginian Tiger Moth or Yellow Woolybear Moth
May 02, 2016 John LeBlanc Chesterfield County, Virginia, United States May 02, 2016 Details
Renia sobrialis
Sober Renia Moth
May 02, 2016 K. S. Veitch Laurel County, Kentucky, United States May 02, 2016 Details
Choristoneura fractivittana May 02, 2016 K. S. Veitch Laurel County, Kentucky, United States May 02, 2016 Details
Caradrina clavipalpis
Pale Mottled Willow Moth
May 02, 2016 curtis.lehman
(Mark Vass)
Beaver County, Pennsylvania, United States May 02, 2016 Details
Malacosoma disstria
Forest Tent Caterpillar Moth
May 01, 2016 Mstern Virginia, Virginia Beach County, United States May 01, 2016 Details
Hemaris thysbe
Hummingbird Clearwing
May 01, 2016 H Hooper Wakulla County, Florida, United States May 03, 2016 Details
Euphydryas chalcedona
Chalcedon Checkerspot
May 01, 2016 ezeemonee Ventura County, California, United States May 02, 2016 Details
Glaucopsyche lygdamus
Silvery Blue
May 01, 2016 benphalan Benton County, Oregon, United States May 02, 2016 Details
Erynnis propertius
Propertius Duskywing
May 01, 2016 benphalan Benton County, Oregon, United States May 02, 2016 Details
Pyrausta inornatalis
Southern Pink Moth
May 01, 2016 CA Ivy Sebastian County, Arkansas, United States May 02, 2016 Details
Atalopedes campestris
Sachem
May 01, 2016 CA Ivy Sebastian County, Arkansas, United States May 02, 2016 Details
Thorybes bathyllus
Southern Cloudywing
May 01, 2016 CA Ivy Sebastian County, Arkansas, United States May 02, 2016 Details
Asterocampa celtis
Hackberry Emperor
May 01, 2016 CA Ivy Sebastian County, Arkansas, United States May 02, 2016 Details
Euclidia cuspidea
Toothed Somberwing
May 01, 2016 CA Ivy Sebastian County, Arkansas, United States May 02, 2016 Details
Crambus praefectellus
Common Grass-veneer Moth
May 01, 2016 K. S. Veitch Laurel County, Kentucky, United States May 02, 2016 Details
Actias luna
Luna moth
May 01, 2016 K. S. Veitch Laurel County, Kentucky, United States May 02, 2016 Details
Dryocampa rubicunda
Rosy maple moth
May 01, 2016 K. S. Veitch Laurel County, Kentucky, United States May 02, 2016 Details
Junonia coenia
Common Buckeye
May 01, 2016 Doug Bruce Roane County, Tennessee, United States May 02, 2016 Details
Phyciodes tharos
Pearl Crescent
May 01, 2016 Doug Bruce Roane County, Tennessee, United States May 02, 2016 Details
Libytheana carinenta
American Snout
May 01, 2016 Doug Bruce Roane County, Tennessee, United States May 02, 2016 Details
Cupido comyntas
Eastern Tailed-Blue
May 01, 2016 Doug Bruce Roane County, Tennessee, United States May 02, 2016 Details
Papilio glaucus
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail
May 01, 2016 Doug Bruce Roane County, Tennessee, United States May 02, 2016 Details
Limenitis arthemis astyanax
'Astyanax' Red-spotted Purple
May 01, 2016 Mapper Johnson County, Illinois, United States May 01, 2016 Details
Enodia portlandia
Southern Pearly-eye
May 01, 2016 Doug Bruce Roane County, Tennessee, United States May 02, 2016 Details
Xanthopastis regnatrix
Spanish Moth
May 01, 2016 ShieldsM Pender County, North Carolina, United States May 01, 2016 Details
Malacosoma americanum
Eastern Tent Caterpillar Moth
May 01, 2016 K. S. Veitch Laurel County, Kentucky, United States May 01, 2016 Details
Smerinthus cerisyi
One-eyed sphinx
May 01, 2016 neilds37 King County, Washington, United States May 02, 2016 Details
Caloptilia packardella May 01, 2016 Betsy Higgins Hampshire County, Massachusetts, United States May 01, 2016 Details
Renia sobrialis
Sober Renia Moth
May 01, 2016 pbedell Chesterfield County, Virginia, United States May 01, 2016 Details
Catocala minuta
Little Underwing
May 01, 2016 JeanEvoy De Soto County, Florida, United States May 01, 2016 Details
Euthyatira pudens
Dogwood Thyatirid
May 01, 2016 BeaLaporte Ontario, Canada May 01, 2016 Details
Nola triquetrana
Three-spotted Nola Moth
April 30, 2016 CathK Albany County, New York, United States May 02, 2016 Details
Xylena curvimacula
Dot-And-Dash Swordgrass Moth
April 30, 2016 CathK Albany County, New York, United States May 01, 2016 Details
Pontia protodice
Checkered White
April 30, 2016 mellielong Hillsborough County, Florida, United States May 01, 2016 Details
Callophrys polios
Hoary Elfin
April 30, 2016 Jarchibold Saratoga County, New York, United States May 02, 2016 Details
Callophrys polios
Hoary Elfin
April 30, 2016 Jarchibold Saratoga County, New York, United States May 02, 2016 Details
Callophrys irus
Frosted Elfin
April 30, 2016 Jarchibold Saratoga County, New York, United States May 02, 2016 Details
Deidamia inscriptum
Lettered sphinx
April 30, 2016 Jarchibold Saratoga County, New York, United States May 02, 2016 Details
Deidamia inscriptum
Lettered sphinx
April 30, 2016 Betsy Higgins Hampshire County, Massachusetts, United States May 01, 2016 Details
Blepharomastix ranalis April 30, 2016 ridgeboy Polk County, Florida, United States May 03, 2016 Details
Cupido comyntas
Eastern Tailed-Blue
April 30, 2016 CA Ivy Sequoyah County, Oklahoma, United States May 02, 2016 Details
Polites themistocles
Tawny-edged Skipper
April 30, 2016 CA Ivy
(Jon C. Ivy)
Sequoyah County, Oklahoma, United States May 02, 2016 Details
Colias eurytheme
Orange Sulphur
April 30, 2016 CA Ivy
(Jon C. Ivy)
Sequoyah County, Oklahoma, United States May 02, 2016 Details
Strymon melinus
Gray Hairstreak
April 30, 2016 CA Ivy Sequoyah County, Oklahoma, United States May 02, 2016 Details
Hermeuptychia sosybius
Carolina Satyr
April 30, 2016 CA Ivy Sequoyah County, Oklahoma, United States May 02, 2016 Details
Poanes zabulon
Zabulon Skipper
April 30, 2016 CA Ivy
(Jon C. Ivy)
Sequoyah County, Oklahoma, United States May 02, 2016 Details
Amblyscirtes linda
Linda's Roadside-Skipper
April 30, 2016 CA Ivy
(Jon C. Ivy)
Sequoyah County, Oklahoma, United States May 02, 2016 Details
Phyllodesma americana
Lappet Moth
April 30, 2016 edenny Hampshire County, Massachusetts, United States May 01, 2016 Details
Zale helata
Brown-spotted Zale
April 30, 2016 edenny Hampshire County, Massachusetts, United States May 01, 2016 Details
Melanolophia canadaria
Canadian melanolophia
April 30, 2016 edenny Hampshire County, Massachusetts, United States May 01, 2016 Details
Loxostegopsis merrickalis April 30, 2016 ridgeboy Polk County, Florida, United States May 02, 2016 Details
Cossula magnifica
Pecan Carpenterworm Moth
April 30, 2016 ridgeboy Polk County, Florida, United States May 02, 2016 Details
Elaphria cyanympha April 30, 2016 ridgeboy Polk County, Florida, United States May 02, 2016 Details
Prionoxystus robiniae
Carpenterworm Moth
April 30, 2016 ridgeboy Polk County, Florida, United States May 02, 2016 Details
Callophrys niphon
Eastern Pine Elfin
April 30, 2016 Joe Bartok Ontario, Canada May 02, 2016 Details
Orthosia rubescens
Ruby Quaker
April 30, 2016 Betsy Higgins Hampshire County, Massachusetts, United States May 01, 2016 Details
Carterocephalus palaemon
Arctic Skipper
April 30, 2016 jim.odonater Clark County, Washington, United States April 30, 2016 Details
Callophrys gryneus
Juniper Hairstreak
April 30, 2016 jim.odonater Clark County, Washington, United States April 30, 2016 Details
Malacosoma americanum
Eastern Tent Caterpillar Moth
April 30, 2016 Mikeking323 Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, United States May 01, 2016 Details
Orthosia rubescens
Ruby Quaker
April 30, 2016 BeaLaporte Ontario, Canada May 01, 2016 Details
Psaphida electilis
Chosen Sallow
April 30, 2016 BeaLaporte Ontario, Canada April 30, 2016 Details
Alucita montana
Montana Six-plume Moth
April 29, 2016 rbuist Manitoba, Canada April 30, 2016 Details
Eupithecia ravocastaliata
Tawny Pug Moth
April 29, 2016 rbuist Manitoba, Canada April 30, 2016 Details
Cerastis tenebrifera
Reddish Speckled Dart
April 29, 2016 CathK Albany County, New York, United States May 01, 2016 Details
Lacinipolia explicata
Explicit Arches
April 29, 2016 K. S. Veitch Laurel County, Kentucky, United States April 29, 2016 Details
Sphecodina abbottii
Abbott's sphinx
April 29, 2016 JenCowser Fairfax County, Virginia, United States May 01, 2016 Details
Malacosoma americanum
Eastern Tent Caterpillar Moth
April 29, 2016 Mara Unicoi County, Tennessee, United States April 29, 2016 Details
Chlosyne gabbii
Gabb's Checkerspot
April 29, 2016 ezeemonee Santa Barbara County, California, United States May 02, 2016 Details
Ochlodes agricola
Rural Skipper
April 29, 2016 ezeemonee Santa Barbara County, California, United States May 02, 2016 Details
Satyrium tetra
Mountain Mahogany Hairstreak
April 29, 2016 ezeemonee Santa Barbara County, California, United States May 02, 2016 Details
Satyrium tetra
Mountain Mahogany Hairstreak
April 29, 2016 ezeemonee Santa Barbara County, California, United States May 02, 2016 Details
Actias luna
Luna moth
April 29, 2016 todonnell Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, United States April 30, 2016 Details
Alypia octomaculata
Eight-spotted Forester
April 29, 2016 alpotter2011 Hays County, Texas, United States April 29, 2016 Details
Agraulis vanillae
Gulf Fritillary
April 29, 2016 Cleopatra Texas, United States April 29, 2016 Details
Pyrgus communis
Common Checkered-Skipper
April 29, 2016 cowbug3 Jackson County, Oregon, United States May 02, 2016 Details
Colias eurytheme
Orange Sulphur
April 29, 2016 ButterBelle Putnam County, Tennessee, United States April 29, 2016 Details
Orgyia detrita
Fir Tussock Moth
April 29, 2016 mellielong Hillsborough County, Florida, United States April 30, 2016 Details
Iridopsis defectaria
Brown-shaded Gray
April 29, 2016 mellielong Hillsborough County, Florida, United States April 30, 2016 Details
Cladara atroliturata
The Scribbler
April 29, 2016 franpope Garrett County, Maryland, United States May 02, 2016 Details
Condica vecors
Dusky Groundling
April 29, 2016 franpope Garrett County, Maryland, United States May 02, 2016 Details
Cissusa spadix
Black-Dotted Brown
April 29, 2016 franpope Garrett County, Maryland, United States May 02, 2016 Details
Caloptilia packardella April 29, 2016 K. S. Veitch Laurel County, Kentucky, United States May 01, 2016 Details
Nemoria mimosaria
White-fringed Emerald
April 29, 2016 K. S. Veitch Laurel County, Kentucky, United States April 30, 2016 Details
Balsa tristrigella
Three-lined Balsa
April 29, 2016 K. S. Veitch Laurel County, Kentucky, United States April 30, 2016 Details
Papilio glaucus
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail
April 29, 2016 lilkriskattn Sequatchie County, Tennessee, United States May 01, 2016 Details
Papilio troilus
Spicebush Swallowtail
April 29, 2016 lilkriskattn Sequatchie County, Tennessee, United States May 01, 2016 Details
Pseudothyatira cymatophoroides
Tufted Thyatirid
April 29, 2016 johnmiller Bradley County, Tennessee, United States April 30, 2016 Details
Coelostathma discopunctana
The Batman Moth
April 29, 2016 johnmiller Bradley County, Tennessee, United States April 30, 2016 Details
Ceratomia undulosa
Waved sphinx
April 29, 2016 Stott Noble Jefferson County, Alabama, United States April 30, 2016 Details
Pseudeustrotia carneola
Pink-barred Pseudeustrotia
April 29, 2016 K. S. Veitch Laurel County, Kentucky, United States April 30, 2016 Details
Rheumaptera prunivorata
Ferguson's Scallop Shell
April 29, 2016 K. S. Veitch Laurel County, Kentucky, United States April 30, 2016 Details
Hydriomena transfigurata
The Transfigured Hydriomena
April 29, 2016 K. S. Veitch Laurel County, Kentucky, United States May 01, 2016 Details
Leuconycta diphteroides
Green Leuconycta
April 29, 2016 K. S. Veitch Laurel County, Kentucky, United States April 30, 2016 Details
Hypena baltimoralis
Baltimore Bomolocha Moth
April 29, 2016 K. S. Veitch Laurel County, Kentucky, United States April 30, 2016 Details
Macaria aemulataria
Common Angle
April 29, 2016 K. S. Veitch Laurel County, Kentucky, United States April 30, 2016 Details
Anicla infecta
Green Cutworm Moth
April 29, 2016 K. S. Veitch Laurel County, Kentucky, United States April 30, 2016 Details
Nedra ramosula
Gray Half-Spot
April 29, 2016 K. S. Veitch Laurel County, Kentucky, United States April 30, 2016 Details
Lochmaeus bilineata
Double-lined Prominent
April 29, 2016 Stott Noble Jefferson County, Alabama, United States April 30, 2016 Details
Vanessa virginiensis
American Lady
April 29, 2016 Jbergman0929 Carver County, Minnesota, United States April 30, 2016 Details