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.
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Observation date: Jul 30, 2021
Submitted by: safechrisLaurie
Verified by: Mark Wheeler
Verified date: Aug 03, 2021
Region: United States, Minnesota, Anoka County
Observation date: Jul 30, 2021
Submitted by: safechrisLaurie
Verified by: Mark Wheeler
Verified date: Aug 03, 2021
Region: United States, Minnesota, Anoka County

Hummingbird Clearwing
Hemaris thysbe

Observation date: Jul 31, 2021
Submitted by: dwiebold
Verified by: Mark Wheeler
Verified date: Aug 03, 2021
Region: United States, Minnesota, Washington County

Snowberry Clearwing
Hemaris diffinis

Observation date: Jul 31, 2021
Submitted by: leansuzan
Verified by: Mark Wheeler
Verified date: Aug 03, 2021
Region: United States, Michigan, Macomb County

Yellow-Banded Underwing
Catocala cerogama

Observation date: Jul 30, 2021
Submitted by: Roose
Verified by: Mark Wheeler
Verified date: Aug 03, 2021
Region: United States, Michigan, Saginaw County

Black Witch
Ascalapha odorata

Observation date: Aug 01, 2021
Submitted by: Jennifer Tacey
Verified by: Mark Wheeler
Verified date: Aug 03, 2021
Region: United States, Michigan, Saginaw County

Satyr Comma
Polygonia satyrus

Observation date: Jul 14, 2021
Submitted by: jthompson6112
Verified by: Ken Davenport
Verified date: Aug 03, 2021
Region: United States, California, Santa Clara County

Woodland Skipper
Ochlodes sylvanoides

Observation date: Jul 24, 2021
Submitted by: jthompson6112
Verified by: Ken Davenport
Verified date: Aug 03, 2021
Region: United States, California, Santa Clara County

Golden Hairstreak
Habrodais grunus

Observation date: Jul 24, 2021
Submitted by: jthompson6112
Verified by: Ken Davenport
Verified date: Aug 03, 2021
Region: United States, California, Santa Clara County
Observation date: Jun 19, 2021
Submitted by: franpope
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: Aug 03, 2021
Region: United States, Maryland, Garrett County
Observation date: Jun 21, 2021
Submitted by: franpope
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: Aug 03, 2021
Region: United States, Maryland, Garrett County

One-Spotted Variant
Hypagyrtis unipunctata

Observation date: Jun 23, 2021
Submitted by: RStankiewicz
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: Aug 03, 2021
Region: Canada, Ontario

American dun-bar Moth
Cosmia calami

Observation date: Jun 25, 2021
Submitted by: JMJaskula
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: Aug 03, 2021
Region: United States, Indiana, Boone County
Observation date: Jun 26, 2021
Submitted by: Don Marotte
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: Aug 03, 2021
Region: United States, New Hampshire, Rockingham County

Stored Grain Moth
Aglossa caprealis

Observation date: Jun 24, 2021
Submitted by: Don Marotte
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: Aug 03, 2021
Region: United States, New Hampshire, Rockingham County
Observation date: Jun 25, 2021
Submitted by: reupurtbones
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: Aug 03, 2021
Region: United States, Kentucky, Warren County

Carrionflower Moth
Acrolepiopsis incertella

Observation date: Jul 31, 2021
Submitted by: tirvine2020
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: Aug 03, 2021
Region: United States, Massachusetts, Barnstable County
Observation date: Aug 01, 2021
Submitted by: tirvine2020
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: Aug 03, 2021
Region: United States, Massachusetts, Barnstable County
Observation date: Jul 31, 2021
Submitted by: tirvine2020
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: Aug 03, 2021
Region: United States, Massachusetts, Barnstable County
Observation date: Jul 31, 2021
Submitted by: tirvine2020
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: Aug 03, 2021
Region: United States, Massachusetts, Barnstable County
Observation date: Jul 31, 2021
Submitted by: tirvine2020
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: Aug 03, 2021
Region: United States, Massachusetts, Barnstable County
Observation date: Jul 31, 2021
Submitted by: tirvine2020
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: Aug 03, 2021
Region: United States, Massachusetts, Barnstable County

Carmine Snout Moth
Peoria approximella

Observation date: Jul 31, 2021
Submitted by: tirvine2020
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: Aug 03, 2021
Region: United States, Massachusetts, Barnstable County

One-Spotted Variant
Hypagyrtis unipunctata

Observation date: Jul 28, 2021
Submitted by: Barometz
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: Aug 03, 2021
Region: United States, Indiana, Hamilton County
Observation date: Aug 01, 2021
Submitted by: tirvine2020
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: Aug 03, 2021
Region: United States, Massachusetts, Barnstable County
Observation date: Aug 02, 2021
Submitted by: tirvine2020
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: Aug 03, 2021
Region: United States, Massachusetts, Barnstable County

Constricted Sonia Moth
Sonia constrictana

Observation date: Aug 02, 2021
Submitted by: tirvine2020
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: Aug 03, 2021
Region: United States, Massachusetts, Barnstable County
Observation date: Aug 02, 2021
Submitted by: tirvine2020
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: Aug 03, 2021
Region: United States, Massachusetts, Barnstable County
Observation date: Aug 03, 2021
Submitted by: nehall
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: Aug 03, 2021
Region: United States, Virginia, Martinsville

Snowberry Clearwing
Hemaris diffinis

Observation date: Aug 02, 2021
Submitted by: charlip218
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: Aug 03, 2021
Region: United States, Massachusetts, Essex County
Observation date: Aug 01, 2021
Submitted by: tirvine2020
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: Aug 03, 2021
Region: United States, Massachusetts, Barnstable County

Curve-lined Angle
Digrammia continuata

Observation date: Aug 01, 2021
Submitted by: tirvine2020
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: Aug 03, 2021
Region: United States, Massachusetts, Barnstable County

Pearly Wood-nymph
Eudryas unio

Observation date: Aug 02, 2021
Submitted by: tirvine2020
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: Aug 03, 2021
Region: United States, Massachusetts, Barnstable County
Observation date: Aug 02, 2021
Submitted by: tirvine2020
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: Aug 03, 2021
Region: United States, Massachusetts, Barnstable County

Harnessed Moth
Apantesis phalerata

Observation date: Jul 17, 2021
Submitted by: Dave Webb
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: Aug 03, 2021
Region: United States, Maryland, Harford County

Imperial moth
Eacles imperialis

Observation date: Aug 02, 2021
Submitted by: 1Applelady
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: Aug 03, 2021
Region: United States, Indiana, Noble County

Virginian Tiger Moth or Yellow Woolybear Moth
Spilosoma virginica

Observation date: Aug 03, 2021
Submitted by: Murts
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: Aug 03, 2021
Region: United States, Illinois, Lake County

Banded sphinx
Eumorpha fasciatus

Observation date: Jul 28, 2021
Submitted by: Lisa Sisk
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: Aug 03, 2021
Region: United States, South Carolina, Georgetown County

Purple-Lined Sallow
Pyrrhia exprimens

Observation date: Jul 22, 2021
Submitted by: readyae
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: Aug 03, 2021
Region: Canada, Ontario
Observation date: Jul 24, 2021
Submitted by: BarbSendelbach
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: Aug 03, 2021
Region: United States, New Jersey, Sussex County

Ultronia Underwing
Catocala ultronia

Observation date: Jun 27, 2021
Submitted by: allisonp28
Verified by: curtis.lehman
Verified date: Aug 03, 2021
Region: United States, North Carolina, Brunswick County

Io moth
Automeris io

Observation date: Aug 03, 2021
Submitted by: tmlehman
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: Aug 03, 2021
Region: United States, Indiana, Jay County

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail
Papilio glaucus

Observation date: Jul 31, 2021
Submitted by: mtobin11
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: Aug 03, 2021
Region: United States, Illinois, Lake County

Three-spotted Fillip
Heterophleps triguttaria

Observation date: Jul 05, 2021
Submitted by: commentator
Verified by: curtis.lehman
Verified date: Aug 03, 2021
Region: Canada, Ontario

Black-banded Owlet Moth
Phalaenostola larentioides

Observation date: Jul 22, 2021
Submitted by: RStankiewicz
Verified by: curtis.lehman
Verified date: Aug 03, 2021
Region: Canada, Ontario

Faint-spotted Angle
Digrammia ocellinata

Observation date: Aug 01, 2021
Submitted by: rapids
Verified by: curtis.lehman
Verified date: Aug 03, 2021
Region: Canada, Ontario

Hickory Tussock Moth or Hickory Tiger Moth
Lophocampa caryae

Observation date: Jul 31, 2021
Submitted by: Bberrio
Verified by: curtis.lehman
Verified date: Aug 03, 2021
Region: United States, New Jersey, Morris County

Hickory Tussock Moth or Hickory Tiger Moth
Lophocampa caryae

Observation date: Jul 24, 2021
Submitted by: Bberrio
Verified by: curtis.lehman
Verified date: Aug 03, 2021
Region: United States, New Jersey, Morris County

Primrose Cochylid Moth
Cochylis oenotherana

Observation date: Jul 22, 2021
Submitted by: ridgeboy
Verified by: curtis.lehman
Verified date: Aug 03, 2021
Region: United States, Florida, Polk County

Common Tan Wave
Pleuroprucha insulsaria

Observation date: Jul 06, 2021
Submitted by: commentator
Verified by: curtis.lehman
Verified date: Aug 03, 2021
Region: Canada, Ontario

Orange Wing Moth
Mellilla xanthometata

Observation date: Aug 01, 2021
Submitted by: cblazo
Verified by: curtis.lehman
Verified date: Aug 03, 2021
Region: United States, Pennsylvania, Franklin County
Observation date: Jul 24, 2021
Submitted by: David Trently
Verified by: curtis.lehman
Verified date: Aug 03, 2021
Region: United States, Pennsylvania, Wayne County

Horrid Zale
Zale horrida

Observation date: Aug 02, 2021
Submitted by: Jeff McDonald
Verified by: curtis.lehman
Verified date: Aug 03, 2021
Region: United States, Pennsylvania, Allegheny County

Pandorus Sphinx
Eumorpha pandorus

Observation date: Aug 02, 2021
Submitted by: Cathy A.
Verified by: curtis.lehman
Verified date: Aug 03, 2021
Region: United States, Pennsylvania, Carbon County

Bent-winged Owlet Moth
Bleptina caradrinalis

Observation date: Aug 03, 2021
Submitted by: kzmmrmn
Verified by: curtis.lehman
Verified date: Aug 03, 2021
Region: United States, Pennsylvania, Northampton County

Celery Leaftier Moth
Udea rubigalis

Observation date: Aug 03, 2021
Submitted by: kzmmrmn
Verified by: curtis.lehman
Verified date: Aug 03, 2021
Region: United States, Pennsylvania, Northampton County
Observation date: Aug 03, 2021
Submitted by: kzmmrmn
Verified by: curtis.lehman
Verified date: Aug 03, 2021
Region: United States, Pennsylvania, Northampton County

California Tortoiseshell
Nymphalis californica

Observation date: Aug 03, 2021
Submitted by: EvSherr
Verified by: Ken Davenport
Verified date: Aug 03, 2021
Region: United States, Oregon, Deschutes County

Small Wood-Nymph
Cercyonis oetus

Observation date: Jul 29, 2021
Submitted by: EvSherr
Verified by: Ken Davenport
Verified date: Aug 03, 2021
Region: United States, Oregon, Deschutes County

Large Tabby
Aglossa pinguinalis

Observation date: Jul 31, 2021
Submitted by: frogbandit
Verified by: davidwdroppers
Verified date: Aug 03, 2021
Region: United States, Washington, Snohomish County
Observation date: Jul 29, 2021
Submitted by: bobscafe
Verified by: davidwdroppers
Verified date: Aug 03, 2021
Region: Canada, British Columbia

Dark Marbled Carpet
Dysstroma citrata

Observation date: Aug 01, 2021
Submitted by: Pheasantboy77
Verified by: davidwdroppers
Verified date: Aug 03, 2021
Region: United States, Washington, Lewis County
Observation date: Aug 01, 2021
Submitted by: Pheasantboy77
Verified by: davidwdroppers
Verified date: Aug 03, 2021
Region: United States, Washington, Lewis County
Observation date: Aug 02, 2021
Submitted by: Pheasantboy77
Verified by: davidwdroppers
Verified date: Aug 03, 2021
Region: United States, Washington, Lewis County
Observation date: Aug 02, 2021
Submitted by: Pheasantboy77
Verified by: davidwdroppers
Verified date: Aug 03, 2021
Region: United States, Washington, Lewis County

Montana Six-plume Moth
Alucita montana

Observation date: Aug 01, 2021
Submitted by: Pheasantboy77
Verified by: davidwdroppers
Verified date: Aug 03, 2021
Region: United States, Washington, Lewis County

Single-dotted Wave
Idaea dimidiata

Observation date: Aug 01, 2021
Submitted by: Pheasantboy77
Verified by: davidwdroppers
Verified date: Aug 03, 2021
Region: United States, Washington, Lewis County

Single-dotted Wave
Idaea dimidiata

Observation date: Aug 02, 2021
Submitted by: Pheasantboy77
Verified by: davidwdroppers
Verified date: Aug 03, 2021
Region: United States, Washington, Lewis County
Observation date: Aug 01, 2021
Submitted by: Pheasantboy77
Verified by: davidwdroppers
Verified date: Aug 03, 2021
Region: United States, Washington, Lewis County
Observation date: Aug 02, 2021
Submitted by: Pheasantboy77
Verified by: davidwdroppers
Verified date: Aug 03, 2021
Region: United States, Washington, Lewis County

Coronis Fritillary
Speyeria coronis

Observation date: Aug 02, 2021
Submitted by: weflybye
Verified by: davidwdroppers
Verified date: Aug 03, 2021
Region: United States, Washington, Mason County

American Lady
Vanessa virginiensis

Observation date: Aug 02, 2021
Submitted by: weflybye
Verified by: davidwdroppers
Verified date: Aug 03, 2021
Region: United States, Washington, Mason County

Lorquin's Admiral
Limenitis lorquini

Observation date: Aug 02, 2021
Submitted by: Artemisia
Verified by: davidwdroppers
Verified date: Aug 03, 2021
Region: United States, Washington, Jefferson County

Lettered Habrosyne
Habrosyne scripta

Observation date: Aug 02, 2021
Submitted by: Pheasantboy77
Verified by: davidwdroppers
Verified date: Aug 03, 2021
Region: United States, Washington, Lewis County

Little White Lichen Moth
Clemensia albata

Observation date: Aug 02, 2021
Submitted by: Pheasantboy77
Verified by: davidwdroppers
Verified date: Aug 03, 2021
Region: United States, Washington, Lewis County

Tissue Moth
Triphosa haesitata

Observation date: Aug 02, 2021
Submitted by: Pheasantboy77
Verified by: davidwdroppers
Verified date: Aug 03, 2021
Region: United States, Washington, Lewis County
Observation date: Aug 02, 2021
Submitted by: Pheasantboy77
Verified by: davidwdroppers
Verified date: Aug 03, 2021
Region: United States, Washington, Lewis County
Observation date: Aug 01, 2021
Submitted by: Pheasantboy77
Verified by: davidwdroppers
Verified date: Aug 03, 2021
Region: United States, Washington, Lewis County
Observation date: Aug 01, 2021
Submitted by: Pheasantboy77
Verified by: davidwdroppers
Verified date: Aug 03, 2021
Region: United States, Washington, Lewis County

Blinded sphinx
Paonias excaecata

Observation date: Aug 01, 2019
Submitted by: sheritresko
Verified by: davidwdroppers
Verified date: Aug 03, 2021
Region: United States, Washington, Spokane County
Observation date: Aug 02, 2021
Submitted by: Pheasantboy77
Verified by: davidwdroppers
Verified date: Aug 03, 2021
Region: United States, Washington, Lewis County

Diamondback Moth
Plutella xylostella

Observation date: Aug 01, 2021
Submitted by: dawittrock2231
Verified by: Ilona L.
Verified date: Aug 03, 2021
Region: United States, Wisconsin, Wood County
Observation date: Aug 01, 2021
Submitted by: dawittrock2231
Verified by: Ilona L.
Verified date: Aug 03, 2021
Region: United States, Wisconsin, Wood County

Elegant Grass-veneer
Microcrambus elegans

Observation date: Jul 15, 2021
Submitted by: robpendergast
Verified by: Ilona L.
Verified date: Aug 03, 2021
Region: United States, Wisconsin, Portage County

Elderberry Moth
Zotheca tranquilla

Observation date: Aug 02, 2021
Submitted by: Pheasantboy77
Verified by: davidwdroppers
Verified date: Aug 03, 2021
Region: United States, Washington, Lewis County

European Yellow Underwing
Noctua pronuba

Observation date: Aug 02, 2021
Submitted by: Pheasantboy77
Verified by: davidwdroppers
Verified date: Aug 03, 2021
Region: United States, Washington, Lewis County
Observation date: Jul 07, 2021
Submitted by: robpendergast
Verified by: Ilona L.
Verified date: Aug 03, 2021
Region: United States, Wisconsin, Portage County
Observation date: Aug 03, 2021
Submitted by: Pheasantboy77
Verified by: davidwdroppers
Verified date: Aug 03, 2021
Region: United States, Washington, Lewis County

Snowy Geometer
Eugonobapta nivosaria

Observation date: Jul 03, 2021
Submitted by: robpendergast
Verified by: Ilona L.
Verified date: Aug 03, 2021
Region: United States, Wisconsin, Portage County

Milkweed Tussock Moth or Milkweed Tiger Moth
Euchaetes egle

Observation date: Aug 03, 2021
Submitted by: tweezle
Verified by: curtis.lehman
Verified date: Aug 03, 2021
Region: United States, Pennsylvania, Centre County

Ocola Skipper
Panoquina ocola

Observation date: Jul 31, 2021
Submitted by: Jean Fontaine
Verified by: Dennis Forsythe
Verified date: Aug 03, 2021
Region: United States, South Carolina, Greenville County

Carolina Satyr
Hermeuptychia sosybius

Observation date: Aug 01, 2021
Submitted by: Jean Fontaine
Verified by: Dennis Forsythe
Verified date: Aug 03, 2021
Region: United States, South Carolina, Greenville County

One-Spotted Variant
Hypagyrtis unipunctata

Observation date: Jul 29, 2021
Submitted by: Mikelchap
Verified by: Mikelchap
Verified date: Aug 03, 2021
Region: Glynn County, Georgia, United States

Spiny Oak-slug Moth
Euclea delphinii

Observation date: Jul 29, 2021
Submitted by: Mikelchap
Verified by: Mikelchap
Verified date: Aug 03, 2021
Region: Glynn County, Georgia, United States

Pink-spotted hawkmoth
Agrius cingulata

Observation date: Jul 29, 2021
Submitted by: Mikelchap
Verified by: Mikelchap
Verified date: Aug 03, 2021
Region: Glynn County, Georgia, United States

Luna moth
Actias luna

Observation date: Jul 28, 2021
Submitted by: klebo
Verified by: Ohio97
Verified date: Aug 03, 2021
Region: United States, Ohio, Montgomery County