Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Recently Verified Sightings

This page displays the most recent user-submitted butterfly and moth sightings that have been verified by collaborating regional coordinators. You can also see these sightings on a map.
Access a species profile by clicking on the scientific name link. Additional information about each sighting is available by clicking on "Details."

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Common Checkered-Skipper
Burnsius communis

Observation date: Oct 08, 2022
Submitted by: madamirie
Verified by: Ken Davenport
Verified date: Feb 04, 2023
Region: United States, California, Santa Cruz County

Gulf Fritillary
Agraulis vanillae

Observation date: Nov 25, 2022
Submitted by: madamirie
Verified by: Ken Davenport
Verified date: Feb 04, 2023
Region: United States, California, Monterey County
Observation date: Feb 02, 2023
Submitted by: MAKI
Verified by: Ken Davenport
Verified date: Feb 04, 2023
Region: United States, California, Ventura County

Large Orange Sulphur
Phoebis agarithe

Observation date: Sep 27, 2020
Submitted by: Graywing
Verified by: John Calhoun
Verified date: Feb 04, 2023
Region: Mexico, Nuevo Leon

Mangrove Buckeye
Junonia genoveva

Observation date: Feb 03, 2023
Submitted by: Sue Bocchicchio
Verified by: John Calhoun
Verified date: Feb 04, 2023
Region: United States, Florida, Monroe County

Fiery Skipper
Hylephila phyleus

Observation date: Feb 04, 2023
Submitted by: Sue Bocchicchio
Verified by: John Calhoun
Verified date: Feb 04, 2023
Region: United States, Florida, Monroe County

Western Bean Cutworm
Striacosta albicosta

Observation date: Jul 30, 2022
Submitted by: cdfrick
Verified by: James Steen
Verified date: Feb 04, 2023
Region: United States, Kansas, Gove County

Five-spotted hawkmoth
Manduca quinquemaculata

Observation date: Jul 24, 2022
Submitted by: cdfrick
Verified by: James Steen
Verified date: Feb 04, 2023
Region: United States, Kansas, Gove County

Canadian Tiger Swallowtail
Papilio canadensis

Observation date: Aug 21, 2011
Submitted by: Todd Boland
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: Feb 04, 2023
Region: Canada, Newfoundland and Labrador

Aphrodite Fritillary
Speyeria aphrodite

Observation date: Aug 14, 2022
Submitted by: Hira Walker
Verified by: stevecary
Verified date: Feb 04, 2023
Region: United States, New Mexico, Rio Arriba County

Canadian Tiger Swallowtail
Papilio canadensis

Observation date: Aug 24, 2017
Submitted by: Todd Boland
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: Feb 04, 2023
Region: Canada, Newfoundland and Labrador

Bedstraw hawkmoth
Hyles gallii

Observation date: Sep 05, 2016
Submitted by: Jo Andres
Verified by: curtis.lehman
Verified date: Feb 04, 2023
Region: United States

White-lined Sphinx
Hyles lineata

Observation date: Aug 11, 2016
Submitted by: Gwelch
Verified by: curtis.lehman
Verified date: Feb 04, 2023
Region: United States

White-lined Sphinx
Hyles lineata

Observation date: Aug 17, 2016
Submitted by: Gwelch
Verified by: curtis.lehman
Verified date: Feb 04, 2023
Region: United States

Everlasting Tebenna Moth
Tebenna gnaphaliella

Observation date: Jul 16, 2016
Submitted by: guava1950
Verified by: curtis.lehman
Verified date: Feb 04, 2023
Region: United States

Eastern buckmoth
Hemileuca maia

Observation date: Aug 06, 2016
Submitted by: Drewvanianyasss
Verified by: curtis.lehman
Verified date: Feb 04, 2023
Region: United States

Eight-spotted Forester
Alypia octomaculata

Observation date: Aug 01, 2016
Submitted by: Audrey Glick
Verified by: curtis.lehman
Verified date: Feb 04, 2023
Region: United States

Hickory Tussock Moth or Hickory Tiger Moth
Lophocampa caryae

Observation date: Aug 03, 2016
Submitted by: ejsw
Verified by: curtis.lehman
Verified date: Feb 04, 2023
Region: United States

Titan sphinx
Aellopos titan

Observation date: Aug 21, 2016
Submitted by: dbifulco
Verified by: curtis.lehman
Verified date: Feb 04, 2023
Region: United States

Achemon sphinx
Eumorpha achemon

Observation date: Aug 03, 2016
Submitted by: Rmolldrem
Verified by: curtis.lehman
Verified date: Feb 04, 2023
Region: United States

Milkweed Tussock Moth or Milkweed Tiger Moth
Euchaetes egle

Observation date: Jul 31, 2016
Submitted by: Mark Safran
Verified by: curtis.lehman
Verified date: Feb 04, 2023
Region: United States

Hummingbird Clearwing
Hemaris thysbe

Observation date: Aug 03, 2016
Submitted by: Snard66
Verified by: curtis.lehman
Verified date: Feb 04, 2023
Region: United States

Hummingbird Clearwing
Hemaris thysbe

Observation date: Jul 19, 2016
Submitted by: Loshro3
Verified by: curtis.lehman
Verified date: Feb 04, 2023
Region: United States

Hummingbird Clearwing
Hemaris thysbe

Observation date: Jul 23, 2016
Submitted by: jackfdeath
Verified by: curtis.lehman
Verified date: Feb 04, 2023
Region: United States

Discolored Renia Moth
Renia discoloralis

Observation date: Jul 15, 2016
Submitted by: thanos15084
Verified by: curtis.lehman
Verified date: Feb 04, 2023
Region: United States

Hummingbird Clearwing
Hemaris thysbe

Observation date: Jul 24, 2016
Submitted by: Rmorgan987
Verified by: curtis.lehman
Verified date: Feb 04, 2023
Region: United States

Hummingbird Clearwing
Hemaris thysbe

Observation date: Jul 25, 2016
Submitted by: Missyb23
Verified by: curtis.lehman
Verified date: Feb 04, 2023
Region: United States

Catalpa sphinx
Ceratomia catalpae

Observation date: Jul 23, 2016
Submitted by: thanos15084
Verified by: curtis.lehman
Verified date: Feb 04, 2023
Region: United States
Observation date: Jun 29, 2016
Submitted by: jessehurlburt
Verified by: curtis.lehman
Verified date: Feb 04, 2023
Region: United States

Ochre Dagger Moth
Acronicta morula

Observation date: Jul 18, 2016
Submitted by: NorthPotter
Verified by: curtis.lehman
Verified date: Feb 04, 2023
Region: United States, Pennsylvania, Potter County

Spotted Datana
Datana perspicua

Observation date: Jul 03, 2016
Submitted by: Ken Stoner
Verified by: curtis.lehman
Verified date: Feb 04, 2023
Region: United States

Arctic Blue
Plebejus glandon

Observation date: Aug 14, 2011
Submitted by: Todd Boland
Verified by: jmgesell
Verified date: Feb 04, 2023
Region: Canada, Newfoundland and Labrador

Arctic Blue
Plebejus glandon

Observation date: Aug 14, 2011
Submitted by: Todd Boland
Verified by: jmgesell
Verified date: Feb 04, 2023
Region: Canada, Newfoundland and Labrador

Silver-bordered Fritillary
Boloria selene

Observation date: Aug 18, 2021
Submitted by: Todd Boland
Verified by: jmgesell
Verified date: Feb 04, 2023
Region: Canada, Newfoundland and Labrador

Cabbage White
Pieris rapae

Observation date: Aug 13, 2012
Submitted by: Todd Boland
Verified by: jmgesell
Verified date: Feb 04, 2023
Region: Canada, Newfoundland and Labrador

Canadian Tiger Swallowtail
Papilio canadensis

Observation date: Jun 23, 2021
Submitted by: Todd Boland
Verified by: jmgesell
Verified date: Feb 04, 2023
Region: Canada, Newfoundland and Labrador

Wild cherry sphinx
Sphinx drupiferarum

Observation date: Jul 17, 2016
Submitted by: NorthPotter
Verified by: curtis.lehman
Verified date: Feb 04, 2023
Region: United States, Pennsylvania, Potter County
Observation date: Jul 22, 2016
Submitted by: Ozark Mtn Nana
Verified by: curtis.lehman
Verified date: Feb 04, 2023
Region: United States

Elm sphinx
Ceratomia amyntor

Observation date: Jul 12, 2016
Submitted by: shamytwinsmom
Verified by: curtis.lehman
Verified date: Feb 04, 2023
Region: United States

Catalpa sphinx
Ceratomia catalpae

Observation date: Jul 21, 2016
Submitted by: Beccaplatt
Verified by: curtis.lehman
Verified date: Feb 04, 2023
Region: United States

Catalpa sphinx
Ceratomia catalpae

Observation date: Jul 19, 2016
Submitted by: akoparrell
Verified by: curtis.lehman
Verified date: Feb 04, 2023
Region: United States

Catalpa sphinx
Ceratomia catalpae

Observation date: Jul 15, 2016
Submitted by: pcard74
Verified by: curtis.lehman
Verified date: Feb 04, 2023
Region: United States
Observation date: Jul 09, 2016
Submitted by: Jason Oury
Verified by: curtis.lehman
Verified date: Feb 04, 2023
Region: United States

Green Cloverworm Moth
Hypena scabra

Observation date: Aug 15, 2022
Submitted by: Colleen K
Verified by: curtis.lehman
Verified date: Feb 04, 2023
Region: United States, Tennessee, Robertson County

Dusky Herpetogramma
Herpetogramma phaeopteralis

Observation date: Feb 03, 2023
Submitted by: Sue Bocchicchio
Verified by: curtis.lehman
Verified date: Feb 04, 2023
Region: United States, Florida, Monroe County

Green Cloverworm Moth
Hypena scabra

Observation date: Aug 25, 2022
Submitted by: Colleen K
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: Feb 04, 2023
Region: United States, Tennessee, Robertson County

Green Cloverworm Moth
Hypena scabra

Observation date: Aug 14, 2022
Submitted by: Colleen K
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: Feb 04, 2023
Region: United States, Tennessee, Robertson County

American Lady
Vanessa virginiensis

Observation date: Oct 02, 2012
Submitted by: Todd Boland
Verified by: jmgesell
Verified date: Feb 04, 2023
Region: Canada, Newfoundland and Labrador
Observation date: Jul 13, 2016
Submitted by: jclydesdale
Verified by: curtis.lehman
Verified date: Feb 04, 2023
Region: Canada

Little Glassywing
Pompeius verna

Observation date: Jul 26, 2022
Submitted by: hockeybruce7
Verified by: davidwright
Verified date: Feb 04, 2023
Region: United States, Pennsylvania, Monroe County

Little Glassywing
Pompeius verna

Observation date: Jun 17, 2021
Submitted by: hockeybruce7
Verified by: davidwright
Verified date: Feb 04, 2023
Region: United States, Pennsylvania, Monroe County

Little Glassywing
Pompeius verna

Observation date: Sep 10, 2022
Submitted by: hockeybruce7
Verified by: davidwright
Verified date: Feb 04, 2023
Region: United States, Pennsylvania, Monroe County

Long Dash
Polites mystic

Observation date: Jun 24, 2020
Submitted by: hockeybruce7
Verified by: davidwright
Verified date: Feb 04, 2023
Region: United States, Pennsylvania, Monroe County

Long Dash
Polites mystic

Observation date: Jun 24, 2020
Submitted by: hockeybruce7
Verified by: davidwright
Verified date: Feb 04, 2023
Region: United States, Pennsylvania, Monroe County

Dun Skipper
Euphyes vestris

Observation date: Sep 01, 2019
Submitted by: hockeybruce7
Verified by: davidwright
Verified date: Feb 04, 2023
Region: United States, Pennsylvania, Monroe County

Dion Skipper
Euphyes dion

Observation date: Jul 14, 2020
Submitted by: hockeybruce7
Verified by: davidwright
Verified date: Feb 04, 2023
Region: United States, Pennsylvania, Monroe County

Delaware Skipper
Anatrytone logan

Observation date: Jul 14, 2021
Submitted by: hockeybruce7
Verified by: davidwright
Verified date: Feb 04, 2023
Region: United States, Pennsylvania, Monroe County

Hobomok Skipper
Poanes hobomok

Observation date: Jul 26, 2022
Submitted by: hockeybruce7
Verified by: davidwright
Verified date: Feb 04, 2023
Region: United States, Pennsylvania, Monroe County

European Skipper
Thymelicus lineola

Observation date: Jun 19, 2020
Submitted by: hockeybruce7
Verified by: davidwright
Verified date: Feb 04, 2023
Region: United States, Pennsylvania, Monroe County

Silver-spotted Skipper
Epargyreus clarus

Observation date: Jul 28, 2019
Submitted by: hockeybruce7
Verified by: davidwright
Verified date: Feb 04, 2023
Region: United States, Pennsylvania, Monroe County

Little Wood-Satyr
Megisto cymela

Observation date: Jun 19, 2020
Submitted by: hockeybruce7
Verified by: davidwright
Verified date: Feb 04, 2023
Region: United States, Pennsylvania, Monroe County

Canadian Tiger Swallowtail
Papilio canadensis

Observation date: May 23, 2022
Submitted by: hockeybruce7
Verified by: davidwright
Verified date: Feb 04, 2023
Region: United States, Pennsylvania, Monroe County

Appalachian Brown
Satyrodes appalachia

Observation date: Jul 05, 2019
Submitted by: hockeybruce7
Verified by: davidwright
Verified date: Feb 04, 2023
Region: United States, Pennsylvania, Monroe County

Appalachian Brown
Satyrodes appalachia

Observation date: Jul 27, 2022
Submitted by: hockeybruce7
Verified by: davidwright
Verified date: Feb 04, 2023
Region: United States, Pennsylvania, Monroe County

Appalachian Brown
Satyrodes appalachia

Observation date: Aug 23, 2020
Submitted by: hockeybruce7
Verified by: davidwright
Verified date: Feb 04, 2023
Region: United States, Pennsylvania, Monroe County

Northern Cloudywing
Thorybes pylades

Observation date: May 23, 2022
Submitted by: hockeybruce7
Verified by: davidwright
Verified date: Feb 04, 2023
Region: United States, Pennsylvania, Monroe County

Zabulon Skipper
Poanes zabulon

Observation date: Jun 12, 2020
Submitted by: hockeybruce7
Verified by: davidwright
Verified date: Feb 04, 2023
Region: United States, Pennsylvania, Monroe County

Common Ringlet
Coenonympha tullia

Observation date: Jun 10, 2020
Submitted by: hockeybruce7
Verified by: davidwright
Verified date: Feb 04, 2023
Region: United States, Pennsylvania, Monroe County

Aphrodite Fritillary
Speyeria aphrodite

Observation date: Aug 07, 2022
Submitted by: hockeybruce7
Verified by: davidwright
Verified date: Feb 04, 2023
Region: United States, Pennsylvania, Monroe County

Eastern Tailed-Blue
Cupido comyntas

Observation date: Jun 10, 2020
Submitted by: hockeybruce7
Verified by: davidwright
Verified date: Feb 04, 2023
Region: United States, Pennsylvania, Monroe County

Orange Sulphur
Colias eurytheme

Observation date: Aug 04, 2019
Submitted by: hockeybruce7
Verified by: davidwright
Verified date: Feb 04, 2023
Region: United States, Pennsylvania, Monroe County

Common Buckeye
Junonia coenia

Observation date: Aug 04, 2014
Submitted by: hockeybruce7
Verified by: davidwright
Verified date: Feb 04, 2023
Region: United States, Pennsylvania, Monroe County

Mourning Cloak
Nymphalis antiopa

Observation date: Jul 04, 2022
Submitted by: hockeybruce7
Verified by: davidwright
Verified date: Feb 04, 2023
Region: United States, Pennsylvania, Monroe County
Observation date: Sep 15, 2019
Submitted by: hockeybruce7
Verified by: davidwright
Verified date: Feb 04, 2023
Region: United States, Pennsylvania, Monroe County

'Astyanax' Red-spotted Purple
Limenitis arthemis astyanax

Observation date: Jun 04, 2022
Submitted by: hockeybruce7
Verified by: davidwright
Verified date: Feb 04, 2023
Region: United States, Pennsylvania, Monroe County
Observation date: Jun 10, 2021
Submitted by: hockeybruce7
Verified by: davidwright
Verified date: Feb 04, 2023
Region: United States, Pennsylvania, Monroe County

Pearl Crescent
Phyciodes tharos

Observation date: Sep 01, 2019
Submitted by: hockeybruce7
Verified by: davidwright
Verified date: Feb 04, 2023
Region: United States, Pennsylvania, Monroe County

Northern Azure
Celastrina lucia

Observation date: May 03, 2019
Submitted by: hockeybruce7
Verified by: davidwright
Verified date: Feb 04, 2023
Region: United States, Pennsylvania, Monroe County

Common Wood-Nymph
Cercyonis pegala

Observation date: Jul 06, 2020
Submitted by: hockeybruce7
Verified by: davidwright
Verified date: Feb 04, 2023
Region: United States, Pennsylvania, Monroe County

Juvenal's Duskywing
Erynnis juvenalis

Observation date: May 03, 2019
Submitted by: hockeybruce7
Verified by: davidwright
Verified date: Feb 04, 2023
Region: United States, Pennsylvania, Monroe County

Banded Hairstreak
Satyrium calanus

Observation date: Jul 06, 2021
Submitted by: hockeybruce7
Verified by: davidwright
Verified date: Feb 04, 2023
Region: United States, Pennsylvania, Monroe County

Banded Hairstreak
Satyrium calanus

Observation date: Jun 28, 2021
Submitted by: hockeybruce7
Verified by: davidwright
Verified date: Feb 04, 2023
Region: United States, Pennsylvania, Monroe County

Banded Hairstreak
Satyrium calanus

Observation date: Jul 06, 2021
Submitted by: hockeybruce7
Verified by: davidwright
Verified date: Feb 04, 2023
Region: United States, Pennsylvania, Monroe County

American Copper
Lycaena phlaeas

Observation date: Aug 05, 2021
Submitted by: hockeybruce7
Verified by: davidwright
Verified date: Feb 04, 2023
Region: United States, Pennsylvania, Monroe County
Observation date: Aug 12, 2021
Submitted by: hockeybruce7
Verified by: davidwright
Verified date: Feb 04, 2023
Region: United States, Pennsylvania, Monroe County
Observation date: Jun 10, 2022
Submitted by: hockeybruce7
Verified by: davidwright
Verified date: Feb 04, 2023
Region: United States, Pennsylvania, Monroe County

American Lady
Vanessa virginiensis

Observation date: Jul 21, 2022
Submitted by: hockeybruce7
Verified by: davidwright
Verified date: Feb 04, 2023
Region: United States, Pennsylvania, Monroe County
Observation date: Aug 06, 2022
Submitted by: hockeybruce7
Verified by: davidwright
Verified date: Feb 04, 2023
Region: United States, Pennsylvania, Monroe County

American Copper
Lycaena phlaeas

Observation date: Jul 14, 2020
Submitted by: hockeybruce7
Verified by: davidwright
Verified date: Feb 04, 2023
Region: United States, Pennsylvania, Monroe County

Meadow Fritillary
Boloria bellona

Observation date: Aug 25, 2022
Submitted by: hockeybruce7
Verified by: davidwright
Verified date: Feb 04, 2023
Region: United States, Pennsylvania, Monroe County

Polyphemus moth
Antheraea polyphemus

Observation date: Jun 09, 2016
Submitted by: Jlturner
Verified by: curtis.lehman
Verified date: Feb 04, 2023
Region: United States

Giant Swallowtail
Papilio cresphontes

Observation date: Apr 10, 2020
Submitted by: hyrashi
Verified by: stomlins701
Verified date: Feb 04, 2023
Region: United States, Texas, Harris County

Southern Pink Moth
Pyrausta inornatalis

Observation date: Jul 07, 2021
Submitted by: ObserverofGod'sart
Verified by: stomlins701
Verified date: Feb 04, 2023
Region: United States, Texas, Bexar County

Gooseberry Fruitworm Moth
Zophodia grossulariella

Observation date: May 19, 2020
Submitted by: hydapse
Verified by: davidwdroppers
Verified date: Feb 03, 2023
Region: United States, Montana, Carbon County

Coronis Fritillary
Speyeria coronis

Observation date: Jul 20, 2022
Submitted by: regina rochefort
Verified by: davidwdroppers
Verified date: Feb 03, 2023
Region: United States, Washington, Yakima County

The Small Engrailed
Ectropis crepuscularia

Observation date: May 18, 2020
Submitted by: hydapse
Verified by: davidwdroppers
Verified date: Feb 03, 2023
Region: United States, Montana, Carbon County