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."

Common Buckeye
Junonia coenia

Observation date: Oct 03, 2022
Submitted by: robinms
Verified by: Ken Davenport
Verified date: Oct 04, 2022
Region: United States, Oregon, Curry County

Anise Swallowtail
Papilio zelicaon

Observation date: Oct 03, 2022
Submitted by: Chris Baldwin
Verified by: Ken Davenport
Verified date: Oct 04, 2022
Region: United States, California, San Mateo County

Waved sphinx
Ceratomia undulosa

Observation date: Jun 06, 2020
Submitted by: Lexiliz274
Verified by: Tom Clark
Verified date: Oct 04, 2022
Region: United States, Vermont, Chittenden County

Beautiful Wood-nymph
Eudryas grata

Observation date: Jul 05, 2021
Submitted by: Blaire_a_a
Verified by: Tom Clark
Verified date: Oct 04, 2022
Region: United States, Vermont, Orange County

Polyphemus moth
Antheraea polyphemus

Observation date: Jul 20, 2018
Submitted by: RLS
Verified by: Tom Clark
Verified date: Oct 04, 2022
Region: United States, Vermont, Windsor County

Rosy maple moth
Dryocampa rubicunda

Observation date: Jun 03, 2022
Submitted by: Krystal.turnbaugh
Verified by: Tom Clark
Verified date: Oct 04, 2022
Region: United States, Vermont, Addison County

Small-eyed sphinx
Paonias myops

Observation date: Jul 16, 2022
Submitted by: joeyholmes
Verified by: Tom Clark
Verified date: Oct 04, 2022
Region: United States, Vermont, Windsor County

Small-eyed sphinx
Paonias myops

Observation date: Jul 16, 2022
Submitted by: joeyholmes
Verified by: Tom Clark
Verified date: Oct 04, 2022
Region: United States, Vermont, Windsor County

Clymene Moth
Haploa clymene

Observation date: Aug 05, 2022
Submitted by: killamfarm
Verified by: Tom Clark
Verified date: Oct 04, 2022
Region: United States, Vermont, Windsor County

Clymene Moth
Haploa clymene

Observation date: Aug 05, 2022
Submitted by: killamfarm
Verified by: Tom Clark
Verified date: Oct 04, 2022
Region: United States, Vermont, Windsor County

Goldenrod Leaf Miner
Cremastobombycia solidaginis

Observation date: Sep 08, 2022
Submitted by: BarbSendelbach
Verified by: BarbSendelbach
Verified date: Oct 04, 2022
Region: Sussex County, New Jersey, United States

Goldenrod Leaf Miner
Cremastobombycia solidaginis

Observation date: Sep 08, 2022
Submitted by: BarbSendelbach
Verified by: BarbSendelbach
Verified date: Oct 04, 2022
Region: Sussex County, New Jersey, United States

Goldenrod Leaf Miner
Cremastobombycia solidaginis

Observation date: Aug 04, 2022
Submitted by: BarbSendelbach
Verified by: BarbSendelbach
Verified date: Oct 04, 2022
Region: Sussex County, New Jersey, United States

Tersa Sphinx
Xylophanes tersa

Observation date: Oct 04, 2022
Submitted by: Bendrey
Verified by: curtis.lehman
Verified date: Oct 04, 2022
Region: United States, Florida, Charlotte County

Streaked sphinx
Protambulyx strigilis

Observation date: Nov 10, 2016
Submitted by: LLJohnson
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: Oct 04, 2022
Region: Dominican Republic
Observation date: Nov 10, 2016
Submitted by: LLJohnson
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: Oct 04, 2022
Region: Dominican Republic

Fig sphinx
Pachylia ficus

Observation date: Nov 10, 2016
Submitted by: LLJohnson
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: Oct 04, 2022
Region: Dominican Republic

Black-bordered Lemon Moth
Marimatha nigrofimbria

Observation date: Sep 12, 2015
Submitted by: LLJohnson
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: Oct 04, 2022
Region: Dominican Republic
Observation date: Aug 14, 2016
Submitted by: LLJohnson
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: Oct 04, 2022
Region: Dominican Republic

Chalcedony Midget
Elaphria chalcedonia

Observation date: Aug 14, 2016
Submitted by: LLJohnson
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: Oct 04, 2022
Region: Dominican Republic
Observation date: Aug 11, 2016
Submitted by: LLJohnson
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: Oct 04, 2022
Region: Dominican Republic
Observation date: Oct 27, 2016
Submitted by: LLJohnson
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: Oct 04, 2022
Region: Dominican Republic
Observation date: Oct 27, 2016
Submitted by: LLJohnson
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: Oct 04, 2022
Region: Dominican Republic

Variegated Fritillary
Euptoieta claudia

Observation date: Oct 04, 2022
Submitted by: Sarah Miller
Verified by: John Saba
Verified date: Oct 04, 2022
Region: United States, Arizona, Maricopa County

Velvet Armyworm Moth
Spodoptera latifascia

Observation date: Oct 27, 2016
Submitted by: LLJohnson
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: Oct 04, 2022
Region: Dominican Republic
Observation date: Oct 27, 2016
Submitted by: LLJohnson
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: Oct 04, 2022
Region: Dominican Republic
Observation date: Oct 27, 2016
Submitted by: LLJohnson
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: Oct 04, 2022
Region: Dominican Republic
Observation date: Oct 27, 2016
Submitted by: LLJohnson
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: Oct 04, 2022
Region: Dominican Republic
Observation date: Oct 27, 2016
Submitted by: LLJohnson
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: Oct 04, 2022
Region: Dominican Republic

Dolichos Armyworm Moth
Spodoptera dolichos

Observation date: Oct 27, 2016
Submitted by: LLJohnson
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: Oct 04, 2022
Region: Dominican Republic

Montana Six-plume Moth
Alucita montana

Observation date: Nov 26, 2016
Submitted by: LLJohnson
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: Oct 04, 2022
Region: Dominican Republic
Observation date: Nov 10, 2016
Submitted by: LLJohnson
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: Oct 04, 2022
Region: Dominican Republic
Observation date: Nov 20, 2016
Submitted by: LLJohnson
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: Oct 04, 2022
Region: Dominican Republic
Observation date: Nov 20, 2016
Submitted by: LLJohnson
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: Oct 04, 2022
Region: Dominican Republic
Observation date: Nov 20, 2016
Submitted by: LLJohnson
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: Oct 04, 2022
Region: Dominican Republic

Maruca pod borer, bean pod borer, soybean pod borer, mung moth, and the legume pod borer.
Maruca vitrata

Observation date: Nov 21, 2016
Submitted by: LLJohnson
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: Oct 04, 2022
Region: Dominican Republic

Ruddy Holomelina
Virbia rubicundaria

Observation date: Jun 22, 2022
Submitted by: KShell
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: Oct 04, 2022
Region: United States, Florida, Dixie County

Yellow-striped Armyworm Moth
Spodoptera ornithogalli

Observation date: Oct 23, 2016
Submitted by: LLJohnson
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: Oct 04, 2022
Region: Dominican Republic

Bougainvillea Caterpillar Moth
Asciodes gordialis

Observation date: Sep 19, 2015
Submitted by: LLJohnson
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: Oct 04, 2022
Region: Dominican Republic
Observation date: Jun 13, 2021
Submitted by: Ilona L.
Verified by: Ilona L.
Verified date: Oct 04, 2022
Region: Dane County, Wisconsin, United States
Observation date: Oct 02, 2022
Submitted by: Cactuswren1976
Verified by: stevecary
Verified date: Oct 04, 2022
Region: United States, New Mexico, Santa Fe County
Observation date: Oct 02, 2022
Submitted by: mashoop58
Verified by: stevecary
Verified date: Oct 04, 2022
Region: United States, New Mexico, Bernalillo County

Black Swallowtail
Papilio polyxenes

Observation date: Oct 02, 2022
Submitted by: Cactuswren1976
Verified by: stevecary
Verified date: Oct 04, 2022
Region: United States, New Mexico, Santa Fe County

Painted Crescent
Phyciodes picta

Observation date: Oct 02, 2022
Submitted by: DeepSkyKelly
Verified by: stevecary
Verified date: Oct 04, 2022
Region: United States, New Mexico, Colfax County

Orange Sulphur
Colias eurytheme

Observation date: Oct 02, 2022
Submitted by: DeepSkyKelly
Verified by: stevecary
Verified date: Oct 04, 2022
Region: United States, New Mexico, Colfax County

Anicia Checkerspot
Euphydryas anicia

Observation date: Sep 30, 2022
Submitted by: joeschelling
Verified by: stevecary
Verified date: Oct 04, 2022
Region: United States, New Mexico, Grant County

Yellow Slant-line
Tetracis crocallata

Observation date: Sep 29, 2022
Submitted by: BarbSendelbach
Verified by: BarbSendelbach
Verified date: Oct 04, 2022
Region: Sussex County, New Jersey, United States

Yellow Slant-line
Tetracis crocallata

Observation date: Aug 07, 2022
Submitted by: BarbSendelbach
Verified by: BarbSendelbach
Verified date: Oct 04, 2022
Region: United States, New Jersey, Sussex County

Yellow Slant-line
Tetracis crocallata

Observation date: Jul 26, 2022
Submitted by: BarbSendelbach
Verified by: BarbSendelbach
Verified date: Oct 04, 2022
Region: United States, New Jersey, Sussex County
Observation date: Oct 04, 2022
Submitted by: James Steen
Verified by: James Steen
Verified date: Oct 04, 2022
Region: Harvey County, Kansas, United States
Observation date: Sep 30, 2022
Submitted by: Mikelchap
Verified by: Mikelchap
Verified date: Oct 04, 2022
Region: Glynn County, Georgia, United States
Observation date: Sep 30, 2022
Submitted by: Mikelchap
Verified by: Mikelchap
Verified date: Oct 04, 2022
Region: Glynn County, Georgia, United States

Variegated Midget
Elaphria versicolor

Observation date: Sep 30, 2022
Submitted by: Mikelchap
Verified by: Mikelchap
Verified date: Oct 04, 2022
Region: Glynn County, Georgia, United States

Porcelain Gray
Protoboarmia porcelaria

Observation date: Sep 30, 2022
Submitted by: Mikelchap
Verified by: Mikelchap
Verified date: Oct 04, 2022
Region: Glynn County, Georgia, United States
Observation date: Sep 30, 2022
Submitted by: Mikelchap
Verified by: Mikelchap
Verified date: Oct 04, 2022
Region: Glynn County, Georgia, United States

Bent-winged Owlet Moth
Bleptina caradrinalis

Observation date: Sep 30, 2022
Submitted by: Mikelchap
Verified by: Mikelchap
Verified date: Oct 04, 2022
Region: Glynn County, Georgia, United States

Tropical Least Skipper
Ancyloxypha arene

Observation date: Oct 01, 2022
Submitted by: Chrustay
Verified by: stevecary
Verified date: Oct 04, 2022
Region: United States, New Mexico, Valencia County

Eufala Skipper
Lerodea eufala

Observation date: Sep 30, 2022
Submitted by: JudyLY
Verified by: stevecary
Verified date: Oct 04, 2022
Region: United States, New Mexico, Doña Ana County

Acacia Skipper
Cogia hippalus

Observation date: Sep 28, 2022
Submitted by: JudyLY
Verified by: stevecary
Verified date: Oct 04, 2022
Region: United States, New Mexico, Doña Ana County

Orange Skipperling
Copaeodes aurantiaca

Observation date: Sep 28, 2022
Submitted by: JudyLY
Verified by: stevecary
Verified date: Oct 04, 2022
Region: United States, New Mexico, Doña Ana County

Erichson's White-Skipper
Heliopyrgus domicella

Observation date: Sep 28, 2022
Submitted by: JudyLY
Verified by: stevecary
Verified date: Oct 04, 2022
Region: United States, New Mexico, Doña Ana County

Arizona Powdered Skipper
Systasea zampa

Observation date: Sep 28, 2022
Submitted by: JudyLY
Verified by: stevecary
Verified date: Oct 04, 2022
Region: United States, New Mexico, Doña Ana County

Bordered Patch
Chlosyne lacinia

Observation date: Sep 28, 2022
Submitted by: JudyLY
Verified by: stevecary
Verified date: Oct 04, 2022
Region: United States, New Mexico, Doña Ana County

American Lady
Vanessa virginiensis

Observation date: Oct 01, 2022
Submitted by: cjgoin
Verified by: stevecary
Verified date: Oct 04, 2022
Region: United States, New Mexico, Doña Ana County

Gulf Fritillary
Agraulis vanillae

Observation date: Oct 01, 2022
Submitted by: cjgoin
Verified by: stevecary
Verified date: Oct 04, 2022
Region: United States, New Mexico, Doña Ana County

Common Buckeye
Junonia coenia

Observation date: Sep 30, 2022
Submitted by: Marta Reece
Verified by: stevecary
Verified date: Oct 04, 2022
Region: United States, New Mexico, Doña Ana County

Painted Lady
Vanessa cardui

Observation date: Oct 01, 2022
Submitted by: DeepSkyKelly
Verified by: stevecary
Verified date: Oct 04, 2022
Region: United States, New Mexico, Union County

Marine Blue
Leptotes marina

Observation date: Oct 01, 2022
Submitted by: DeepSkyKelly
Verified by: stevecary
Verified date: Oct 04, 2022
Region: United States, New Mexico, Union County
Observation date: Oct 01, 2022
Submitted by: DeepSkyKelly
Verified by: stevecary
Verified date: Oct 04, 2022
Region: United States, New Mexico, Union County

Gray Hairstreak
Strymon melinus

Observation date: Oct 01, 2022
Submitted by: DeepSkyKelly
Verified by: stevecary
Verified date: Oct 04, 2022
Region: United States, New Mexico, Union County

Reakirt's Blue
Echinargus isola

Observation date: Oct 01, 2022
Submitted by: DeepSkyKelly
Verified by: stevecary
Verified date: Oct 04, 2022
Region: United States, New Mexico, Union County
Observation date: Oct 01, 2022
Submitted by: DeepSkyKelly
Verified by: stevecary
Verified date: Oct 04, 2022
Region: United States, New Mexico, Union County

Phaon Crescent
Phyciodes phaon

Observation date: Jun 21, 2020
Submitted by: L.Hale
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: Oct 04, 2022
Region: United States, Texas, Lubbock County

Reakirt's Blue
Echinargus isola

Observation date: Jun 21, 2020
Submitted by: L.Hale
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: Oct 04, 2022
Region: United States, Texas, Lubbock County

Bordered Patch
Chlosyne lacinia

Observation date: Sep 04, 2019
Submitted by: L.Hale
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: Oct 04, 2022
Region: United States, Texas, Lubbock County

Bordered Patch
Chlosyne lacinia

Observation date: Aug 17, 2019
Submitted by: L.Hale
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: Oct 04, 2022
Region: United States, Texas, Lubbock County

Bordered Patch
Chlosyne lacinia

Observation date: Aug 04, 2019
Submitted by: L.Hale
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: Oct 04, 2022
Region: United States, Texas, Lubbock County

Mallow Scrub-Hairstreak
Strymon istapa

Observation date: Aug 06, 2019
Submitted by: L.Hale
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: Oct 04, 2022
Region: United States, Texas, Lubbock County

Hitched Arches
Melanchra adjuncta

Observation date: Oct 03, 2022
Submitted by: KABerry
Verified by: curtis.lehman
Verified date: Oct 04, 2022
Region: United States, Pennsylvania, Butler County

Hickory Tussock Moth or Hickory Tiger Moth
Lophocampa caryae

Observation date: Oct 03, 2022
Submitted by: KABerry
Verified by: curtis.lehman
Verified date: Oct 04, 2022
Region: United States, Pennsylvania, Butler County

Variegated Midget
Elaphria versicolor

Observation date: Sep 02, 2019
Submitted by: Christine Stanke
Verified by: jmgesell
Verified date: Oct 03, 2022
Region: United States, Wisconsin, Milwaukee County

Canyonland Satyr
Cyllopsis pertepida

Observation date: Aug 24, 2022
Submitted by: Ammoph11
Verified by: John Saba
Verified date: Oct 03, 2022
Region: United States, Arizona, Cochise County

Army Cutworm
Euxoa auxiliaris

Observation date: Sep 20, 2022
Submitted by: bobscafe
Verified by: davidwdroppers
Verified date: Oct 03, 2022
Region: Canada, British Columbia

Armyworm Moth
Mythimna unipuncta

Observation date: Oct 01, 2022
Submitted by: EvSherr
Verified by: davidwdroppers
Verified date: Oct 03, 2022
Region: United States, Oregon, Lane County

European Yellow Underwing
Noctua pronuba

Observation date: Oct 01, 2022
Submitted by: EvSherr
Verified by: davidwdroppers
Verified date: Oct 03, 2022
Region: United States, Oregon, Lane County
Observation date: Oct 01, 2022
Submitted by: jrmbutterfly
Verified by: davidwdroppers
Verified date: Oct 03, 2022
Region: Canada, British Columbia
Observation date: Oct 01, 2022
Submitted by: bobscafe
Verified by: davidwdroppers
Verified date: Oct 03, 2022
Region: Canada, British Columbia
Observation date: Oct 03, 2022
Submitted by: bdl2074
Verified by: davidwdroppers
Verified date: Oct 03, 2022
Region: United States, Washington, Pierce County

Black-bordered Crescent
Tegosa anieta

Observation date: Aug 23, 2022
Submitted by: Paul Prappas
Verified by: Paul Prappas
Verified date: Oct 03, 2022
Region: Panama

Tailed Orange
Pyrisitia proterpia

Observation date: Aug 18, 2022
Submitted by: Paul Prappas
Verified by: Paul Prappas
Verified date: Oct 03, 2022
Region: Panama

Dun Skipper
Euphyes vestris

Observation date: Jul 17, 2021
Submitted by: nc1marm
Verified by: John Calhoun
Verified date: Oct 03, 2022
Region: United States, Michigan, St. Clair County

Long-tailed Skipper
Urbanus proteus

Observation date: Oct 02, 2022
Submitted by: Lisa2045
Verified by: John Calhoun
Verified date: Oct 03, 2022
Region: United States, Florida, St. Lucie County

Southern Broken-Dash
Wallengrenia otho

Observation date: May 08, 2022
Submitted by: Sue Bocchicchio
Verified by: John Calhoun
Verified date: Oct 03, 2022
Region: United States, Florida, Monroe County

White-rayed Metalmark
Hades noctula

Observation date: Aug 20, 2022
Submitted by: Paul Prappas
Verified by: Paul Prappas
Verified date: Oct 03, 2022
Region: Panama Province, Panama

Morning-glory Plume Moth
Emmelina monodactyla

Observation date: Sep 28, 2022
Submitted by: rapids
Verified by: curtis.lehman
Verified date: Oct 03, 2022
Region: Canada, Ontario

Green Cloverworm Moth
Hypena scabra

Observation date: Sep 28, 2022
Submitted by: rapids
Verified by: curtis.lehman
Verified date: Oct 03, 2022
Region: Canada, Ontario