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."

Displaying 1 - 24 of 96

Painted Lady
Vanessa cardui

Observation date: Sep 14, 2019
Submitted by: loyallonghorn
Verified by: stomlins701
Verified date: Sep 15, 2019
Region: United States, Texas, Fort Bend County

Imperial moth
Eacles imperialis

Observation date: Jul 12, 2019
Submitted by: Dora Diercks
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: Sep 15, 2019
Region: United States, Illinois, Randolph County

Gulf Fritillary
Agraulis vanillae

Observation date: Sep 14, 2019
Submitted by: loyallonghorn
Verified by: stomlins701
Verified date: Sep 15, 2019
Region: United States, Texas, Fort Bend County

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail
Papilio glaucus

Observation date: Sep 15, 2019
Submitted by: lizmcd
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: Sep 15, 2019
Region: United States, Maryland, Garrett County

Pandorus Sphinx
Eumorpha pandorus

Observation date: Aug 01, 2019
Submitted by: LeslieR
Verified by: stomlins701
Verified date: Sep 15, 2019
Region: United States, Texas, Collin County

Imperial moth
Eacles imperialis

Observation date: Sep 14, 2019
Submitted by: Alamble
Verified by: stomlins701
Verified date: Sep 15, 2019
Region: United States, Kansas, Douglas County
Observation date: Sep 15, 2019
Submitted by: crandal
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: Sep 15, 2019
Region: United States, Ohio, Medina County

Five-spotted hawkmoth
Manduca quinquemaculata

Observation date: Sep 11, 2019
Submitted by: David Jones
Verified by: stomlins701
Verified date: Sep 15, 2019
Region: United States, Oklahoma, Tulsa County

Harnessed Moth
Apantesis phalerata

Observation date: Sep 14, 2019
Submitted by: Rick Welton
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: Sep 15, 2019
Region: United States, Indiana, Lake County

Polyphemus moth
Antheraea polyphemus

Observation date: Sep 03, 2019
Submitted by: Dora Diercks
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: Sep 15, 2019
Region: United States, Illinois, Randolph County

Common Wood-Nymph
Cercyonis pegala

Observation date: Aug 15, 2019
Submitted by: seemayer
Verified by: stomlins701
Verified date: Sep 15, 2019
Region: United States, Kansas, Sedgwick County

'Astyanax' Red-spotted Purple
Limenitis arthemis astyanax

Observation date: Sep 14, 2019
Submitted by: basketlady
Verified by: stomlins701
Verified date: Sep 15, 2019
Region: United States, Oklahoma, Ottawa County

Cabbage White
Pieris rapae

Observation date: Sep 15, 2019
Submitted by: A_baldini
Verified by: A_baldini
Verified date: Sep 15, 2019
Region: Larimer County, Colorado, United States

Salt Marsh Moth or Acrea Moth
Estigmene acrea

Observation date: Sep 15, 2019
Submitted by: 4wildlife
Verified by: John Calhoun
Verified date: Sep 15, 2019
Region: United States, Florida, Lee County
Observation date: Sep 15, 2019
Submitted by: MarieKubin
Verified by: John Calhoun
Verified date: Sep 15, 2019
Region: United States, Florida, Monroe County

Gray Hairstreak
Strymon melinus

Observation date: Sep 15, 2019
Submitted by: MarieKubin
Verified by: John Calhoun
Verified date: Sep 15, 2019
Region: United States, Florida, Monroe County

Ambiguous Moth
Lascoria ambigualis

Observation date: Apr 17, 2018
Submitted by: Mark Duigon
Verified by: curtis.lehman
Verified date: Sep 15, 2019
Region: United States, Pennsylvania, York County
Observation date: Sep 07, 2019
Submitted by: Peter Homann
Verified by: curtis.lehman
Verified date: Sep 15, 2019
Region: United States, Florida, Leon County

Painted Lady
Vanessa cardui

Observation date: Sep 05, 2019
Submitted by: commentator
Verified by: rosslayberry
Verified date: Sep 15, 2019
Region: Canada, Ontario
Observation date: Sep 08, 2019
Submitted by: commentator
Verified by: rosslayberry
Verified date: Sep 15, 2019
Region: Canada, Ontario

Common Buckeye
Junonia coenia

Observation date: Sep 15, 2019
Submitted by: Birder13
Verified by: rosslayberry
Verified date: Sep 15, 2019
Region: United States, Michigan, Genesee County
Observation date: Sep 13, 2019
Submitted by: Evelyn Emerson
Verified by: rosslayberry
Verified date: Sep 15, 2019
Region: United States, Maine, Kennebec County

Hemlock Looper
Lambdina fiscellaria

Observation date: Sep 08, 2019
Submitted by: John Terpstra
Verified by: curtis.lehman
Verified date: Sep 15, 2019
Region: Canada, Ontario

Implicit Arches
Lacinipolia implicata

Observation date: Sep 14, 2019
Submitted by: jrgarris.sr
Verified by: curtis.lehman
Verified date: Sep 15, 2019
Region: United States, New Jersey, Sussex County