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 Tent Caterpillar Moth
Malacosoma americanum

Observation date: May 19, 2017
Submitted by: Kitty329
Verified by: J_Martineau
Verified date: May 24, 2017
Region: Day County, United States, South Dakota

Celery Looper Moth
Anagrapha falcifera

Observation date: May 23, 2017
Submitted by: sseagrave
Verified by: J_Martineau
Verified date: May 24, 2017
Region: Sheridan County, United States, Wyoming

European Yellow Underwing
Noctua pronuba

Observation date: May 23, 2017
Submitted by: caher001
Verified by: J_Martineau
Verified date: May 24, 2017
Region: Latah County, United States, Idaho

Polyphemus moth
Antheraea polyphemus

Observation date: May 20, 2017
Submitted by: treichard
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: May 24, 2017
Region: Allegany County, United States, Maryland

Luna moth
Actias luna

Observation date: May 20, 2017
Submitted by: treichard
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: May 24, 2017
Region: Allegany County, United States, Maryland

Cloaked Marvel
Chytonix palliatricula

Observation date: May 20, 2017
Submitted by: treichard
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: May 24, 2017
Region: Allegany County, United States, Maryland

Bent-Lined Gray
Iridopsis larvaria

Observation date: May 20, 2017
Submitted by: treichard
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: May 24, 2017
Region: Allegany County, United States, Maryland

Hickory Tussock Moth or Hickory Tiger Moth
Lophocampa caryae

Observation date: May 20, 2017
Submitted by: treichard
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: May 24, 2017
Region: Allegany County, United States, Maryland

Great Leopard Moth
Hypercompe scribonia

Observation date: May 20, 2017
Submitted by: treichard
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: May 24, 2017
Region: Allegany County, United States, Maryland

Tufted Bird-Dropping Moth
Cerma cerintha

Observation date: May 20, 2017
Submitted by: treichard
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: May 24, 2017
Region: Allegany County, United States, Maryland

Small-eyed sphinx
Paonias myops

Observation date: May 20, 2017
Submitted by: treichard
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: May 24, 2017
Region: Allegany County, United States, Maryland
Observation date: May 23, 2017
Submitted by: Howell_Curtis
Verified by: Howell_Curtis
Verified date: May 24, 2017
Region: Harrison County, Indiana, United States
Observation date: May 23, 2017
Submitted by: Howell_Curtis
Verified by: Howell_Curtis
Verified date: May 24, 2017
Region: Harrison County, Indiana, United States

Pipevine Swallowtail
Battus philenor

Observation date: May 23, 2017
Submitted by: Jeff Trahan
Verified by: Jeff Trahan
Verified date: May 24, 2017
Region: Hempstead County, Arkansas, United States

Black Swallowtail
Papilio polyxenes

Observation date: May 23, 2017
Submitted by: Jeff Trahan
Verified by: Jeff Trahan
Verified date: May 24, 2017
Region: Hempstead County, Arkansas, United States

Little Yellow
Pyrisitia lisa

Observation date: May 23, 2017
Submitted by: Jeff Trahan
Verified by: Jeff Trahan
Verified date: May 24, 2017
Region: Hempstead County, Arkansas, United States

Horace's Duskywing
Erynnis horatius

Observation date: May 23, 2017
Submitted by: Jeff Trahan
Verified by: Jeff Trahan
Verified date: May 24, 2017
Region: Hempstead County, Arkansas, United States

Io moth
Automeris io

Observation date: May 21, 2017
Submitted by: ddodd
Verified by: ddodd
Verified date: May 24, 2017
Region: Autauga County, Alabama, United States

Juvenal's Duskywing
Erynnis juvenalis

Observation date: May 07, 2015
Submitted by: chirpus
Verified by: rosslayberry
Verified date: May 24, 2017
Region: Suffolk County, United States, New York

Silvery Blue
Glaucopsyche lygdamus

Observation date: May 18, 2017
Submitted by: rhedden
Verified by: rosslayberry
Verified date: May 24, 2017
Region: Otsego County, United States, New York

Henry's Elfin
Callophrys henrici

Observation date: May 23, 2017
Submitted by: Joe Bartok
Verified by: rosslayberry
Verified date: May 24, 2017
Region: Ontario, Canada

Oval-based Prominent
Peridea basitriens

Observation date: Jul 23, 2016
Submitted by: chirpus
Verified by: Sue Gregoire
Verified date: May 24, 2017
Region:

Eight-spotted Forester
Alypia octomaculata

Observation date: May 22, 2017
Submitted by: monikawood
Verified by: Sue Gregoire
Verified date: May 24, 2017
Region: Steuben County, United States, New York

Polyphemus moth
Antheraea polyphemus

Observation date: May 22, 2017
Submitted by: cvkiewiet
Verified by: Sue Gregoire
Verified date: May 24, 2017
Region: Otsego County, United States, New York