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

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail
Papilio glaucus

Observation date: May 23, 2018
Submitted by: marsrover
Verified by: davidwright
Verified date: May 24, 2018
Region: Lehigh County, United States, Pennsylvania

Hickory Tussock Moth or Hickory Tiger Moth
Lophocampa caryae

Observation date: May 23, 2018
Submitted by: Captainklever
Verified by: Sue Gregoire
Verified date: May 24, 2018
Region: Erie County, United States, New York

Black Swallowtail
Papilio polyxenes

Observation date: May 23, 2018
Submitted by: johngor
Verified by: rosslayberry
Verified date: May 24, 2018
Region: Ontario, Canada
Observation date: May 21, 2018
Submitted by: Bkripto
Verified by: curtis.lehman
Verified date: May 24, 2018
Region: Beaver County, United States, Pennsylvania
Observation date: May 22, 2018
Submitted by: Bkripto
Verified by: curtis.lehman
Verified date: May 24, 2018
Region: Beaver County, United States, Pennsylvania

White-tipped Black
Melanchroia chephise

Observation date: May 13, 2018
Submitted by: ldbbbs
Verified by: curtis.lehman
Verified date: May 24, 2018
Region: Martin County, United States, Florida

The Bad-wing
Dyspteris abortivaria

Observation date: May 23, 2018
Submitted by: Bkripto
Verified by: curtis.lehman
Verified date: May 24, 2018
Region: Beaver County, United States, Pennsylvania

Light Marathyssa
Marathyssa basalis

Observation date: May 24, 2018
Submitted by: Joe Bartok
Verified by: curtis.lehman
Verified date: May 24, 2018
Region: Ontario, Canada

Double-lined Gray
Cleora sublunaria

Observation date: May 24, 2018
Submitted by: Joe Bartok
Verified by: curtis.lehman
Verified date: May 24, 2018
Region: Ontario, Canada

White-striped Black
Trichodezia albovittata

Observation date: May 23, 2018
Submitted by: Joe Bartok
Verified by: curtis.lehman
Verified date: May 24, 2018
Region: Ontario, Canada

Split-lined Angle Moth
Speranza bitactata

Observation date: Sep 11, 2017
Submitted by: hydapse
Verified by: davidwdroppers
Verified date: May 24, 2018
Region: Carbon County, United States, Montana
Observation date: May 22, 2018
Submitted by: hiker96
Verified by: davidwdroppers
Verified date: May 24, 2018
Region: Yakima County, United States, Washington
Observation date: May 22, 2018
Submitted by: bobscafe
Verified by: davidwdroppers
Verified date: May 24, 2018
Region: British Columbia, Canada

Persius Duskywing
Erynnis persius

Observation date: May 21, 2018
Submitted by: hiker96
Verified by: davidwdroppers
Verified date: May 24, 2018
Region: Kittitas County, United States, Washington

Boisduval's Blue
Plebejus icarioides

Observation date: May 21, 2018
Submitted by: hiker96
Verified by: davidwdroppers
Verified date: May 24, 2018
Region: Kittitas County, United States, Washington

Sandhill Skipper
Polites sabuleti

Observation date: May 22, 2018
Submitted by: hiker96
Verified by: davidwdroppers
Verified date: May 24, 2018
Region: Yakima County, United States, Washington

Melissa Blue (includes Karner Blue)
Plebejus melissa

Observation date: May 22, 2018
Submitted by: hiker96
Verified by: davidwdroppers
Verified date: May 24, 2018
Region: Yakima County, United States, Washington

Purplish Copper
Lycaena helloides

Observation date: May 21, 2018
Submitted by: hiker96
Verified by: davidwdroppers
Verified date: May 24, 2018
Region: Kittitas County, United States, Washington

Common Ringlet
Coenonympha tullia

Observation date: May 22, 2018
Submitted by: hiker96
Verified by: davidwdroppers
Verified date: May 24, 2018
Region: Yakima County, United States, Washington

Two-tailed Swallowtail
Papilio multicaudata

Observation date: May 21, 2018
Submitted by: hiker96
Verified by: davidwdroppers
Verified date: May 24, 2018
Region: Kittitas County, United States, Washington

Silvery Blue
Glaucopsyche lygdamus

Observation date: May 21, 2018
Submitted by: hiker96
Verified by: davidwdroppers
Verified date: May 24, 2018
Region: Kittitas County, United States, Washington

Mourning Cloak
Nymphalis antiopa

Observation date: May 21, 2018
Submitted by: hiker96
Verified by: davidwdroppers
Verified date: May 24, 2018
Region: Kittitas County, United States, Washington
Observation date: Apr 28, 2017
Submitted by: hydapse
Verified by: davidwdroppers
Verified date: May 24, 2018
Region: Carbon County, United States, Montana

Bronzed Cutworm Moth
Nephelodes minians

Observation date: Sep 08, 2017
Submitted by: hydapse
Verified by: davidwdroppers
Verified date: May 23, 2018
Region: Carbon County, United States, Montana