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."

Californian Granite Moth
Digrammia californiaria

Observation date: Apr 18, 2022
Submitted by: Shearwater13
Verified by: mcduck
Verified date: May 24, 2022
Region: United States, California, San Bernardino County

Yellow-striped Armyworm Moth
Spodoptera ornithogalli

Observation date: Sep 04, 2014
Submitted by: butterflylady86
Verified by: BarbSendelbach
Verified date: May 24, 2022
Region: United States, New Jersey, Monmouth County

Garden Tortrix
Clepsis peritana

Observation date: May 24, 2022
Submitted by: yardbird
Verified by: BarbSendelbach
Verified date: May 24, 2022
Region: United States, New Jersey, Camden County

Tufted Apple-Bud Moth
Platynota idaeusalis

Observation date: May 24, 2022
Submitted by: yardbird
Verified by: BarbSendelbach
Verified date: May 24, 2022
Region: United States, New Jersey, Camden County

Agreeable Tiger Moth
Spilosoma congrua

Observation date: May 24, 2022
Submitted by: Ailimia
Verified by: BarbSendelbach
Verified date: May 24, 2022
Region: United States, New Jersey, Middlesex County

Mourning Cloak
Nymphalis antiopa

Observation date: May 24, 2022
Submitted by: John Terpstra
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: May 24, 2022
Region: Canada, Ontario

Sweetgum Leafroller Moth
Sciota uvinella

Observation date: May 19, 2022
Submitted by: lassa8
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: May 24, 2022
Region: United States, Maryland, Montgomery County

Grape Berry Moth
Paralobesia viteana

Observation date: May 19, 2022
Submitted by: lassa8
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: May 24, 2022
Region: United States, Maryland, Montgomery County

Isabella Tiger Moth or Banded Woolybear
Pyrrharctia isabella

Observation date: May 20, 2022
Submitted by: lassa8
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: May 24, 2022
Region: United States, Maryland, Montgomery County
Observation date: May 19, 2022
Submitted by: lassa8
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: May 24, 2022
Region: United States, Maryland, Montgomery County
Observation date: May 18, 2022
Submitted by: johnmiller
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: May 24, 2022
Region: United States, Tennessee, Bradley County

Green Cloverworm Moth
Hypena scabra

Observation date: May 20, 2022
Submitted by: lassa8
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: May 24, 2022
Region: United States, Maryland, Montgomery County

Alternate Woodling
Egira alternans

Observation date: May 10, 2022
Submitted by: cskipper
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: May 24, 2022
Region: United States, Maryland, Garrett County
Observation date: May 17, 2022
Submitted by: John LeBlanc
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: May 24, 2022
Region: United States, Virginia, Chesterfield County
Observation date: May 23, 2022
Submitted by: weflybye
Verified by: davidwdroppers
Verified date: May 24, 2022
Region: United States, Washington, Mason County
Observation date: May 17, 2022
Submitted by: vsantiagoam
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: May 24, 2022
Region: United States, North Carolina, Durham County

Baltimore Bomolocha Moth
Hypena baltimoralis

Observation date: May 21, 2022
Submitted by: lassa8
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: May 24, 2022
Region: United States, Maryland, Montgomery County

American Barred Umber
Plagodis pulveraria

Observation date: May 20, 2022
Submitted by: Dave Webb
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: May 24, 2022
Region: United States, Maryland, Harford County

Bluish Spring Moth
Lomographa semiclarata

Observation date: May 24, 2022
Submitted by: John Terpstra
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: May 24, 2022
Region: Canada, Ontario

Blackberry Looper Moth
Chlorochlamys chloroleucaria

Observation date: May 20, 2022
Submitted by: Dave Webb
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: May 24, 2022
Region: United States, Maryland, Harford County

Warm-chevroned Moth
Tortricidia testacea

Observation date: May 17, 2022
Submitted by: JMJaskula
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: May 24, 2022
Region: United States, Indiana, Boone County

Columbian Blue
Euphilotes columbiae

Observation date: May 20, 2022
Submitted by: weflybye
Verified by: davidwdroppers
Verified date: May 24, 2022
Region: United States, Washington, Kittitas County

Dark-ribboned Wave
Leptostales rubromarginaria

Observation date: Apr 22, 2022
Submitted by: weflybye
Verified by: davidwdroppers
Verified date: May 24, 2022
Region: United States, Washington, Mason County

Pacific Fritillary
Boloria epithore

Observation date: May 22, 2022
Submitted by: weflybye
Verified by: davidwdroppers
Verified date: May 24, 2022
Region: United States, Washington, Mason County

Western Tiger Swallowtail
Papilio rutulus

Observation date: May 22, 2022
Submitted by: weflybye
Verified by: davidwdroppers
Verified date: May 24, 2022
Region: United States, Washington, Mason County

Melissa Blue (includes Karner Blue)
Plebejus melissa

Observation date: May 21, 2022
Submitted by: weflybye
Verified by: davidwdroppers
Verified date: May 24, 2022
Region: United States, Washington, Yakima County

Juniper Hairstreak
Callophrys gryneus

Observation date: May 22, 2022
Submitted by: weflybye
Verified by: davidwdroppers
Verified date: May 24, 2022
Region: United States, Washington, Mason County

Becker's White
Pontia beckerii

Observation date: May 20, 2022
Submitted by: weflybye
Verified by: davidwdroppers
Verified date: May 24, 2022
Region: United States, Washington, Kittitas County

Boisduval's Blue
Plebejus icarioides

Observation date: May 21, 2022
Submitted by: hiker96
Verified by: davidwdroppers
Verified date: May 24, 2022
Region: United States, Washington, Yakima County

Sagebrush Checkerspot
Chlosyne acastus

Observation date: May 21, 2022
Submitted by: weflybye
Verified by: davidwdroppers
Verified date: May 24, 2022
Region: United States, Washington, Yakima County

Juba Skipper
Hesperia juba

Observation date: May 20, 2022
Submitted by: hiker96
Verified by: davidwdroppers
Verified date: May 24, 2022
Region: United States, Washington, Kittitas County
Observation date: May 14, 2022
Submitted by: JMJaskula
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: May 24, 2022
Region: United States, Indiana, Newton County

Pink-washed Leafroller
Hedya separatana

Observation date: May 14, 2022
Submitted by: JMJaskula
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: May 24, 2022
Region: United States, Indiana, Newton County

Lesser Maple Leaf Blotch Miner Moth
Phyllonorycter lucidicostella

Observation date: May 13, 2022
Submitted by: JMJaskula
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: May 24, 2022
Region: United States, Indiana, Newton County

Unspotted Tentiform Leafminer Moth
Parornix geminatella

Observation date: May 14, 2022
Submitted by: JMJaskula
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: May 24, 2022
Region: United States, Indiana, Newton County

Mediterranean Flour Moth
Ephestia kuehniella

Observation date: May 14, 2022
Submitted by: JMJaskula
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: May 24, 2022
Region: United States, Indiana, Newton County

Eastern Tent Caterpillar Moth
Malacosoma americanum

Observation date: May 24, 2022
Submitted by: YYZBLUJS
Verified by: curtis.lehman
Verified date: May 24, 2022
Region: Canada, Ontario

Cecropia silkmoth
Hyalophora cecropia

Observation date: May 24, 2022
Submitted by: DVHSCitizenScie...
Verified by: curtis.lehman
Verified date: May 24, 2022
Region: United States, Pennsylvania, Pike County
Observation date: May 13, 2022
Submitted by: JMJaskula
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: May 24, 2022
Region: United States, Indiana, Newton County

Eastern Grass-veneer
Crambus laqueatellus

Observation date: May 22, 2022
Submitted by: Ohio97
Verified by: Ohio97
Verified date: May 24, 2022
Region: Montgomery County, Ohio, United States

Oriental Fruit Moth
Grapholita molesta

Observation date: May 13, 2022
Submitted by: JMJaskula
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: May 24, 2022
Region: United States, Indiana, Newton County
Observation date: May 14, 2022
Submitted by: JMJaskula
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: May 24, 2022
Region: United States, Indiana, Newton County
Observation date: May 14, 2022
Submitted by: JMJaskula
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: May 24, 2022
Region: United States, Indiana, Newton County

Renounced Hydriomena Moth
Hydriomena renunciata

Observation date: May 11, 2022
Submitted by: JMJaskula
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: May 24, 2022
Region: United States, Indiana, Lake County

Three-patched Bigwing
Heterophleps refusaria

Observation date: May 13, 2022
Submitted by: CincyJeff
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: May 24, 2022
Region: United States, Ohio, Highland County

Florida Tetanolita Moth
Tetanolita floridana

Observation date: May 23, 2022
Submitted by: yardbird
Verified by: BarbSendelbach
Verified date: May 24, 2022
Region: United States, New Jersey, Camden County

Red-fringed Emerald
Nemoria bistriaria

Observation date: May 23, 2022
Submitted by: yardbird
Verified by: BarbSendelbach
Verified date: May 24, 2022
Region: United States, New Jersey, Camden County
Observation date: May 19, 2022
Submitted by: bobscafe
Verified by: davidwdroppers
Verified date: May 24, 2022
Region: Canada, British Columbia
Observation date: May 19, 2022
Submitted by: bobscafe
Verified by: davidwdroppers
Verified date: May 24, 2022
Region: Canada, British Columbia

Echo Azure
Celastrina echo

Observation date: May 20, 2022
Submitted by: breck7348
Verified by: davidwdroppers
Verified date: May 24, 2022
Region: United States, Washington, Island County

Barred Yellow
Eurema daira

Observation date: May 18, 2022
Submitted by: bttfly9@yahoo.com
Verified by: John Calhoun
Verified date: May 24, 2022
Region: United States, Florida, Lake County

Silvery Blue
Glaucopsyche lygdamus

Observation date: May 20, 2022
Submitted by: dlister
Verified by: davidwdroppers
Verified date: May 24, 2022
Region: United States, Washington, Yakima County

Becker's White
Pontia beckerii

Observation date: May 20, 2022
Submitted by: dlister
Verified by: davidwdroppers
Verified date: May 24, 2022
Region: United States, Washington, Yakima County

Anise Swallowtail
Papilio zelicaon

Observation date: May 20, 2022
Submitted by: dlister
Verified by: davidwdroppers
Verified date: May 24, 2022
Region: United States, Washington, Yakima County

Satyr Comma
Polygonia satyrus

Observation date: May 21, 2022
Submitted by: karin_k
Verified by: davidwdroppers
Verified date: May 24, 2022
Region: United States, Washington, Whatcom County

Arched Hooktip
Drepana arcuata

Observation date: May 22, 2022
Submitted by: dlister
Verified by: davidwdroppers
Verified date: May 24, 2022
Region: United States, Washington, Kitsap County

Bluish Spring Moth
Lomographa semiclarata

Observation date: May 21, 2022
Submitted by: weflybye
Verified by: davidwdroppers
Verified date: May 24, 2022
Region: United States, Washington, Mason County

Comstock's Sallow
Feralia comstocki

Observation date: May 23, 2022
Submitted by: weflybye
Verified by: davidwdroppers
Verified date: May 24, 2022
Region: United States, Washington, Mason County
Observation date: May 23, 2022
Submitted by: weflybye
Verified by: davidwdroppers
Verified date: May 24, 2022
Region: United States, Washington, Mason County

One-eyed sphinx
Smerinthus cerisyi

Observation date: May 23, 2022
Submitted by: weflybye
Verified by: davidwdroppers
Verified date: May 24, 2022
Region: United States, Washington, Mason County

Hoary Comma
Polygonia gracilis

Observation date: May 22, 2022
Submitted by: jrmbutterfly
Verified by: davidwdroppers
Verified date: May 24, 2022
Region: British Columbia, Canada

Hoary Comma
Polygonia gracilis

Observation date: May 22, 2022
Submitted by: jrmbutterfly
Verified by: davidwdroppers
Verified date: May 24, 2022
Region: British Columbia, Canada

Green Comma
Polygonia faunus

Observation date: May 22, 2022
Submitted by: jrmbutterfly
Verified by: davidwdroppers
Verified date: May 24, 2022
Region: British Columbia, Canada

Mourning Cloak
Nymphalis antiopa

Observation date: May 22, 2022
Submitted by: jrmbutterfly
Verified by: davidwdroppers
Verified date: May 24, 2022
Region: British Columbia, Canada

Hoary Comma
Polygonia gracilis

Observation date: May 22, 2022
Submitted by: jrmbutterfly
Verified by: davidwdroppers
Verified date: May 24, 2022
Region: British Columbia, Canada

Ceanothus silkmoth
Hyalophora euryalus

Observation date: May 22, 2022
Submitted by: Wondermoss
Verified by: davidwdroppers
Verified date: May 24, 2022
Region: Canada, British Columbia

Small-eyed sphinx
Paonias myops

Observation date: May 23, 2022
Submitted by: Biobug
Verified by: davidwdroppers
Verified date: May 24, 2022
Region: United States, Washington, Okanogan County

Coastal Green Hairstreak
Callophrys dumetorum

Observation date: May 23, 2022
Submitted by: weflybye
Verified by: davidwdroppers
Verified date: May 24, 2022
Region: United States, Washington, Mason County

Hoary Elfin
Callophrys polios

Observation date: May 23, 2022
Submitted by: weflybye
Verified by: davidwdroppers
Verified date: May 24, 2022
Region: United States, Washington, Mason County

Persius Duskywing
Erynnis persius

Observation date: May 23, 2022
Submitted by: weflybye
Verified by: davidwdroppers
Verified date: May 24, 2022
Region: United States, Washington, Mason County
Observation date: May 24, 2022
Submitted by: weflybye
Verified by: davidwdroppers
Verified date: May 24, 2022
Region: United States, Washington, Mason County

The Bent-line Carpet
Costaconvexa centrostrigaria

Observation date: May 22, 2022
Submitted by: Allen B
Verified by: Allen B
Verified date: May 24, 2022
Region: Fentress County, Tennessee, United States

Dark Zanclognatha Moth
Zanclognatha obscuripennis

Observation date: May 22, 2022
Submitted by: Allen B
Verified by: Allen B
Verified date: May 24, 2022
Region: Fentress County, Tennessee, United States

Diamondback Moth
Plutella xylostella

Observation date: May 23, 2022
Submitted by: yardbird
Verified by: BarbSendelbach
Verified date: May 24, 2022
Region: United States, New Jersey, Camden County

Pepper and Salt Skipper
Amblyscirtes hegon

Observation date: May 24, 2022
Submitted by: jhdwelly
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: May 24, 2022
Region: United States, Massachusetts, Bristol County

Red-banded Hairstreak
Calycopis cecrops

Observation date: May 24, 2022
Submitted by: jhdwelly
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: May 24, 2022
Region: United States, Massachusetts, Bristol County

Zabulon Skipper
Poanes zabulon

Observation date: May 24, 2022
Submitted by: jhdwelly
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: May 24, 2022
Region: United States, Massachusetts, Bristol County

American Lady
Vanessa virginiensis

Observation date: May 24, 2022
Submitted by: jhdwelly
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: May 24, 2022
Region: United States, Massachusetts, Bristol County
Observation date: May 22, 2022
Submitted by: Allen B
Verified by: Allen B
Verified date: May 24, 2022
Region: Fentress County, Tennessee, United States

Dotted Leaftier Moth
Psilocorsis reflexella

Observation date: May 22, 2022
Submitted by: Allen B
Verified by: Allen B
Verified date: May 24, 2022
Region: Fentress County, Tennessee, United States

Large Mossy Lithacodia
Protodeltote muscosula

Observation date: May 22, 2022
Submitted by: Allen B
Verified by: Allen B
Verified date: May 24, 2022
Region: Fentress County, Tennessee, United States

Juvenal's Duskywing
Erynnis juvenalis

Observation date: May 21, 2022
Submitted by: Eric Hartshaw
Verified by: davidwright
Verified date: May 24, 2022
Region: United States, Pennsylvania, Lancaster County

Horace's Duskywing
Erynnis horatius

Observation date: May 23, 2022
Submitted by: Eric Hartshaw
Verified by: davidwright
Verified date: May 24, 2022
Region: United States, Pennsylvania, Lycoming County

Zabulon Skipper
Poanes zabulon

Observation date: May 21, 2022
Submitted by: Eric Hartshaw
Verified by: davidwright
Verified date: May 24, 2022
Region: United States, Pennsylvania, Lancaster County

Zabulon Skipper
Poanes zabulon

Observation date: May 21, 2022
Submitted by: Eric Hartshaw
Verified by: davidwright
Verified date: May 24, 2022
Region: United States, Pennsylvania, Lancaster County

Zabulon Skipper
Poanes zabulon

Observation date: May 21, 2022
Submitted by: Eric Hartshaw
Verified by: davidwright
Verified date: May 24, 2022
Region: United States, Pennsylvania, Lancaster County

Least Skipper
Ancyloxypha numitor

Observation date: May 21, 2022
Submitted by: Eric Hartshaw
Verified by: davidwright
Verified date: May 24, 2022
Region: United States, Pennsylvania, Lancaster County
Observation date: May 21, 2022
Submitted by: Eric Hartshaw
Verified by: davidwright
Verified date: May 24, 2022
Region: United States, Pennsylvania, Lancaster County

Pearl Crescent
Phyciodes tharos

Observation date: May 21, 2022
Submitted by: Eric Hartshaw
Verified by: davidwright
Verified date: May 24, 2022
Region: United States, Pennsylvania, Lancaster County

Zebra Swallowtail
Eurytides marcellus

Observation date: May 21, 2022
Submitted by: Eric Hartshaw
Verified by: davidwright
Verified date: May 24, 2022
Region: United States, Pennsylvania, Lancaster County

Red Admiral
Vanessa atalanta

Observation date: May 21, 2022
Submitted by: Eric Hartshaw
Verified by: davidwright
Verified date: May 24, 2022
Region: United States, Pennsylvania, Lancaster County

Clouded Sulphur
Colias philodice

Observation date: May 21, 2022
Submitted by: Eric Hartshaw
Verified by: davidwright
Verified date: May 24, 2022
Region: United States, Pennsylvania, Lancaster County

Eastern Tailed-Blue
Cupido comyntas

Observation date: May 21, 2022
Submitted by: Eric Hartshaw
Verified by: davidwright
Verified date: May 24, 2022
Region: United States, Pennsylvania, Lancaster County

Pearl Crescent
Phyciodes tharos

Observation date: May 23, 2022
Submitted by: ships333
Verified by: davidwright
Verified date: May 24, 2022
Region: United States, Pennsylvania, Chester County

Silver-spotted Skipper
Epargyreus clarus

Observation date: May 21, 2022
Submitted by: Eric Hartshaw
Verified by: davidwright
Verified date: May 24, 2022
Region: United States, Pennsylvania, Lancaster County

Eastern Tailed-Blue
Cupido comyntas

Observation date: May 20, 2022
Submitted by: Eric Hartshaw
Verified by: davidwright
Verified date: May 24, 2022
Region: United States, Pennsylvania, Chester County