Recently Verified Sightings

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Species Observation Datesort icon Submitter Location Verified Date
Amphion floridensis
Nessus sphinx
July 31, 2015 Ollie Willoughby Hamilton County, Ohio, United States July 31, 2015 Details
Papilio polyxenes
Black Swallowtail
July 31, 2015 KimP Hampshire County, Massachusetts, United States July 31, 2015 Details
Thyridopteryx ephemeraeformis
Evergreen Bagworm Moth
July 31, 2015 morganmart92 Culpeper County, Virginia, United States July 31, 2015 Details
Asterocampa clyton
Tawny Emperor
July 31, 2015 TeresaL Shelby County, Ohio, United States July 31, 2015 Details
Polites peckius
Peck's Skipper
July 31, 2015 Boilerup De Kalb County, Indiana, United States July 31, 2015 Details
Papilio anchisiades
Ruby-spotted Swallowtail
July 31, 2015 bduncan Texas, United States, Williamson County July 31, 2015 Details
Phyciodes tharos
Pearl Crescent
July 31, 2015 ButterBelle Putnam County, Tennessee, United States July 31, 2015 Details
Antheraea polyphemus
Polyphemus moth
July 31, 2015 jennhas3boys Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, United States July 31, 2015 Details
Ceratomia catalpae
Catalpa sphinx
July 31, 2015 digginflowers Lebanon County, Pennsylvania, United States July 31, 2015 Details
Atteva aurea
Ailanthus Webworm Moth
July 31, 2015 Carol Thornton-Anderson Orange County, Indiana, United States July 31, 2015 Details
Rivula propinqualis
Spotted Grass Moth
July 31, 2015 Shelley Rutkin Forsyth County, North Carolina, United States July 31, 2015 Details
Phosphila miselioides
Spotted Phosphila
July 31, 2015 Carol Thornton-Anderson Orange County, Indiana, United States July 31, 2015 Details
Papilio polyxenes
Black Swallowtail
July 31, 2015 CA Ivy Sebastian County, Arkansas, United States July 31, 2015 Details
Enodia anthedon
Northern Pearly-eye
July 31, 2015 rocksnstars Oxford County, Maine, United States July 31, 2015 Details
Hemaris thysbe
Hummingbird Clearwing
July 31, 2015 sarah-nickason Ontario, Canada July 31, 2015 Details
Actias luna
Luna moth
July 31, 2015 Btad4uk22 Bullitt County, Kentucky, United States July 31, 2015 Details
Callosamia promethea
Promethea silkmoth
July 31, 2015 Btad4uk22 Bullitt County, Kentucky, United States July 31, 2015 Details
Hyalophora cecropia
Cecropia silkmoth
July 31, 2015 idyllwild Andrew County, Missouri, United States July 31, 2015 Details
Paonias excaecata
Blinded sphinx
July 30, 2015 m.skywere Reynolds County, Missouri, United States July 31, 2015 Details
Manduca sexta
Carolina sphinx
July 30, 2015 GrannySwan Louisiana, United States July 31, 2015 Details
Eacles imperialis
Imperial moth
July 30, 2015 Ivyjnkyrd Buncombe County, North Carolina, United States July 30, 2015 Details
Callosamia promethea
Promethea silkmoth
July 30, 2015 johnw Ohio County, West Virginia, United States July 31, 2015 Details
Pontia protodice
Checkered White
July 30, 2015 ezeemonee Ventura County, California, United States July 31, 2015 Details
Epargyreus clarus
Silver-spotted Skipper
July 30, 2015 EPIMEDIUM McHenry County, Illinois, United States July 30, 2015 Details
Limenitis arthemis astyanax
'Astyanax' Red-spotted Purple
July 30, 2015 EPIMEDIUM McHenry County, Illinois, United States July 30, 2015 Details
Phyciodes tharos
Pearl Crescent
July 30, 2015 EPIMEDIUM McHenry County, Illinois, United States July 30, 2015 Details
Phyciodes tharos
Pearl Crescent
July 30, 2015 EPIMEDIUM McHenry County, Illinois, United States July 30, 2015 Details
Idaea dimidiata
Single-dotted Wave
July 30, 2015 Chris Blomme Ontario, Canada July 30, 2015 Details
Boloria bellona
Meadow Fritillary
July 30, 2015 EPIMEDIUM McHenry County, Illinois, United States July 30, 2015 Details
Macaria minorata
Minor Angle Moth
July 30, 2015 digginflowers Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, United States July 30, 2015 Details
Pyrausta bicoloralis July 30, 2015 digginflowers Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, United States July 30, 2015 Details
Achalarus lyciades
Hoary Edge
July 30, 2015 CA Ivy Adair County, Oklahoma, United States July 31, 2015 Details
Speyeria cybele
Great Spangled Fritillary
July 30, 2015 CA Ivy Washington County, Arkansas, United States July 31, 2015 Details
Crambidia pallida
Pale Lichen Moth
July 30, 2015 Howell_Curtis Harrison County, Indiana, United States July 31, 2015 Details
Zanclognatha laevigata
Variable Zanclognatha Moth
July 30, 2015 Carol Thornton-Anderson Orange County, Indiana, United States July 30, 2015 Details
Psara obscuralis July 30, 2015 Shelley Rutkin Forsyth County, North Carolina, United States July 31, 2015 Details
Euptoieta claudia
Variegated Fritillary
July 30, 2015 Carol Thornton-Anderson Monroe County, Indiana, United States July 31, 2015 Details
Eusarca confusaria
Confused Eusarca
July 30, 2015 Paul Tavares Ontario, Canada July 31, 2015 Details
Alypia octomaculata
Eight-spotted Forester
July 30, 2015 rocksnstars Oxford County, Maine, United States July 30, 2015 Details
Heteropacha rileyana
Riley's Lappet Moth
July 30, 2015 Jon Rapp Boone County, Missouri, United States July 30, 2015 Details
Limenitis arthemis astyanax
'Astyanax' Red-spotted Purple
July 30, 2015 Beverly Carter Baxter County, Arkansas, United States July 31, 2015 Details
Phyciodes cocyta
Northern Crescent
July 30, 2015 rocksnstars Oxford County, Maine, United States July 30, 2015 Details
Hypagyrtis unipunctata
One-Spotted Variant
July 30, 2015 strixv Prince Georges County, Maryland, United States July 31, 2015 Details
Eumorpha pandorus
Pandorus Sphinx
July 30, 2015 soluslupus13 Ontario, Canada July 30, 2015 Details
Protodeltote muscosula
Large Mossy Lithacodia
July 29, 2015 digginflowers Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, United States July 30, 2015 Details
Agraulis vanillae
Gulf Fritillary
July 29, 2015 ButterBelle Putnam County, Tennessee, United States July 31, 2015 Details
Pompeius verna
Little Glassywing
July 29, 2015 roseanna Pulaski County, Kentucky, United States July 31, 2015 Details
Hylephila phyleus
Fiery Skipper
July 29, 2015 Buckeye Bruce Franklin County, Ohio, United States July 31, 2015 Details
Danaus plexippus
Monarch
July 29, 2015 Buckeye Bruce Franklin County, Ohio, United States July 31, 2015 Details
Papilio glaucus
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail
July 29, 2015 EPIMEDIUM McHenry County, Illinois, United States July 31, 2015 Details
Limenitis archippus
Viceroy
July 29, 2015 EPIMEDIUM McHenry County, Illinois, United States July 31, 2015 Details
Eacles imperialis
Imperial moth
July 29, 2015 CracklnRosie Montgomery County, Maryland, United States July 30, 2015 Details
Hemaris diffinis
Snowberry Clearwing
July 29, 2015 John LeBlanc Chesterfield County, Virginia, United States July 31, 2015 Details
Papilio troilus
Spicebush Swallowtail
July 29, 2015 ButterBelle Putnam County, Tennessee, United States July 29, 2015 Details
Agraulis vanillae
Gulf Fritillary
July 29, 2015 ButterBelle Putnam County, Tennessee, United States July 29, 2015 Details
Catocala serena
Serene Underwing
July 29, 2015 digginflowers Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, United States July 30, 2015 Details
Papilio polyxenes
Black Swallowtail
July 29, 2015 EPIMEDIUM McHenry County, Illinois, United States July 30, 2015 Details
Papilio cresphontes
Giant Swallowtail
July 29, 2015 EPIMEDIUM McHenry County, Illinois, United States July 30, 2015 Details
Ennomos subsignaria
Elm Spanworm Moth
July 29, 2015 Chris Blomme Ontario, Canada July 31, 2015 Details
Asterocampa leilia
Empress Leilia
July 29, 2015 Asesy1 Maricopa County, Arizona, United States July 29, 2015 Details
Furcula borealis
White Furcula
July 29, 2015 digginflowers Lebanon County, Pennsylvania, United States July 29, 2015 Details
Papilio polyxenes
Black Swallowtail
July 29, 2015 Deltagee01 Florence County, South Carolina, United States July 31, 2015 Details
Amblyscirtes vialis
Common Roadside-Skipper
July 29, 2015 CA Ivy Sebastian County, Arkansas, United States July 31, 2015 Details
Wallengrenia otho
Southern Broken-Dash
July 29, 2015 ddodd Marshall County, Alabama, United States July 30, 2015 Details
Polites peckius
Peck's Skipper
July 29, 2015 South Laurel Laurel County, Kentucky, United States July 31, 2015 Details
Polites themistocles
Tawny-edged Skipper
July 29, 2015 South Laurel Laurel County, Kentucky, United States July 31, 2015 Details
Pyrrharctia isabella
Isabella Tiger Moth or Banded Woolybear
July 29, 2015 strixv Prince Georges County, Maryland, United States July 30, 2015 Details
Protodeltote muscosula
Large Mossy Lithacodia
July 29, 2015 strixv Prince Georges County, Maryland, United States July 30, 2015 Details
Macrochilo orciferalis
Bronzy Macrochilo Moth
July 29, 2015 strixv Prince Georges County, Maryland, United States July 30, 2015 Details
Pleuroprucha insulsaria
Common Tan Wave
July 29, 2015 strixv Prince Georges County, Maryland, United States July 31, 2015 Details
Epiblema otiosana
Bidens Borer Moth
July 29, 2015 Howell_Curtis Harrison County, Indiana, United States July 30, 2015 Details
Platynota stultana
Omnivorous Leaf-roller
July 29, 2015 Howell_Curtis Harrison County, Indiana, United States July 30, 2015 Details
Protoboarmia porcelaria
Porcelain Gray
July 29, 2015 Allen Belden Suffolk City County, Virginia, United States July 30, 2015 Details
Hemaris diffinis
Snowberry Clearwing
July 29, 2015 South Laurel Laurel County, Kentucky, United States July 30, 2015 Details
Mythimna unipuncta
Armyworm Moth
July 29, 2015 caher001 Carroll County, Maryland, United States July 31, 2015 Details
Phalaenostola larentioides
Black-banded Owlet Moth
July 29, 2015 caher001 Carroll County, Maryland, United States July 31, 2015 Details
Actias luna
Luna moth
July 29, 2015 Ellen Rogers Indiana, United States July 31, 2015 Details
Eumorpha pandorus
Pandorus Sphinx
July 29, 2015 iinv003 Union County, North Carolina, United States July 29, 2015 Details
Cupido comyntas
Eastern Tailed-Blue
July 29, 2015 rocksnstars Oxford County, Maine, United States July 29, 2015 Details
Lymantria dispar
Gypsy Moth
July 29, 2015 juliereid Ontario, Canada July 29, 2015 Details
Dichomeris ochripalpella
Shining Dichomeris
July 29, 2015 a-o Tompkins County, New York, United States July 30, 2015 Details
Colias philodice
Clouded Sulphur
July 29, 2015 rocksnstars Oxford County, Maine, United States July 29, 2015 Details
Phyciodes tharos
Pearl Crescent
July 29, 2015 2mama2 Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, United States July 30, 2015 Details
Lithacodia musta
Small Mossy Lithacodia
July 28, 2015 meenaharibal Tompkins County, New York, United States July 30, 2015 Details
Phyciodes tharos
Pearl Crescent
July 28, 2015 hmclin York County, Pennsylvania, United States July 30, 2015 Details
Zanclognatha pedipilalis
Grayish Zanclognatha Moth
July 28, 2015 Homegardener3816 Fairfax County, Virginia, United States July 28, 2015 Details
Pyralis farinalis
Meal Moth
July 28, 2015 Homegardener3816 Fairfax County, Virginia, United States July 28, 2015 Details
Polygonia interrogationis
Question Mark
July 28, 2015 Buckeye Bruce Franklin County, Ohio, United States July 31, 2015 Details
Achalarus lyciades
Hoary Edge
July 28, 2015 Bill Emch Chester County, South Carolina, United States July 31, 2015 Details
Asterocampa clyton
Tawny Emperor
July 28, 2015 TeddyKuma Texas, Lampasas County, United States July 31, 2015 Details
Erynnis tristis
Mournful Duskywing
July 28, 2015 ezeemonee Ventura County, California, United States July 30, 2015 Details
Agraulis vanillae
Gulf Fritillary
July 28, 2015 inthelikeness Comanche County, Texas, United States July 28, 2015 Details
Poanes zabulon
Zabulon Skipper
July 28, 2015 roseanna Casey County, Kentucky, United States July 28, 2015 Details
Epargyreus clarus
Silver-spotted Skipper
July 28, 2015 roseanna Casey County, Kentucky, United States July 28, 2015 Details
Polites themistocles
Tawny-edged Skipper
July 28, 2015 roseanna Casey County, Kentucky, United States July 28, 2015 Details
Papilio polyxenes
Black Swallowtail
July 28, 2015 sarnold Horry County, South Carolina, United States July 28, 2015 Details
Hylephila phyleus
Fiery Skipper
July 28, 2015 ButterBelle Putnam County, Tennessee, United States July 28, 2015 Details
Leptotes marina
Marine Blue
July 28, 2015 ezeemonee Ventura County, California, United States July 30, 2015 Details
Speyeria cybele
Great Spangled Fritillary
July 28, 2015 Roseadele Bucks County, Pennsylvania, United States July 30, 2015 Details
Papilio glaucus
Eastern Tiger Swallowtail
July 28, 2015 stomlins701 Elmore County, Alabama, United States July 28, 2015 Details