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

Hickory Tussock Moth or Hickory Tiger Moth
Lophocampa caryae

Observation date: Sep 16, 2017
Submitted by: nrpeters
Verified by: curtis.lehman
Verified date: Sep 19, 2017
Region: Westmoreland County, United States, Pennsylvania

Currant Borer Moth
Synanthedon tipuliformis

Observation date: Jun 17, 2002
Submitted by: Tom Middagh
Verified by: Tom Middagh
Verified date: Sep 19, 2017
Region: Hennepin County, United States, Minnesota

Dusky Clearwing
Paranthrene tabaniformis

Observation date: Jul 19, 2002
Submitted by: Tom Middagh
Verified by: Tom Middagh
Verified date: Sep 19, 2017
Region: Hennepin County, Minnesota, United States

Hornet Clearwing
Paranthrene simulans

Observation date: Jun 22, 2002
Submitted by: Tom Middagh
Verified by: Tom Middagh
Verified date: Sep 19, 2017
Region: Hennepin County, Minnesota, United States

Lesser Peachtree Borer Moth
Synanthedon pictipes

Observation date: Sep 03, 2001
Submitted by: Tom Middagh
Verified by: Tom Middagh
Verified date: Sep 19, 2017
Region: Hennepin County, Minnesota, United States

Lesser Viburnum Clearwing Moth
Synanthedon fatifera

Observation date: Jun 30, 2001
Submitted by: Tom Middagh
Verified by: Tom Middagh
Verified date: Sep 19, 2017
Region: Hennepin County, Minnesota, United States

Milkweed Tussock Moth or Milkweed Tiger Moth
Euchaetes egle

Observation date: Sep 18, 2017
Submitted by: ButterBelle
Verified by: dbruce
Verified date: Sep 19, 2017
Region: DeKalb County, United States, Tennessee
Observation date: Sep 15, 2017
Submitted by: christingail
Verified by: dbruce
Verified date: Sep 19, 2017
Region: Shelby County, United States, Tennessee
Observation date: Sep 15, 2017
Submitted by: christingail
Verified by: dbruce
Verified date: Sep 19, 2017
Region: Shelby County, United States, Tennessee

Painted Lady
Vanessa cardui

Observation date: Sep 16, 2017
Submitted by: christingail
Verified by: dbruce
Verified date: Sep 19, 2017
Region: Shelby County, United States, Tennessee

Eastern Tailed-Blue
Cupido comyntas

Observation date: Sep 15, 2017
Submitted by: lilkriskattn
Verified by: dbruce
Verified date: Sep 19, 2017
Region: Sequatchie County, United States, Tennessee

'Astyanax' Red-spotted Purple
Limenitis arthemis astyanax

Observation date: Sep 15, 2017
Submitted by: lilkriskattn
Verified by: dbruce
Verified date: Sep 19, 2017
Region: Sequatchie County, United States, Tennessee

Cloudless Sulphur
Phoebis sennae

Observation date: Sep 16, 2017
Submitted by: lilkriskattn
Verified by: dbruce
Verified date: Sep 19, 2017
Region: Sequatchie County, United States, Tennessee

Gulf Fritillary
Agraulis vanillae

Observation date: Sep 16, 2017
Submitted by: ButterBelle
Verified by: dbruce
Verified date: Sep 19, 2017
Region: Putnam County, United States, Tennessee

Common Wood-Nymph
Cercyonis pegala

Observation date: Sep 10, 2017
Submitted by: lilkriskattn
Verified by: dbruce
Verified date: Sep 19, 2017
Region: Sequatchie County, United States, Tennessee

Northern Pearly-eye
Enodia anthedon

Observation date: Sep 18, 2017
Submitted by: lilkriskattn
Verified by: dbruce
Verified date: Sep 19, 2017
Region: Sequatchie County, United States, Tennessee
Observation date: Sep 18, 2017
Submitted by: ButterBelle
Verified by: dbruce
Verified date: Sep 19, 2017
Region: DeKalb County, United States, Tennessee

Great Spangled Fritillary
Speyeria cybele

Observation date: Sep 18, 2017
Submitted by: ButterBelle
Verified by: dbruce
Verified date: Sep 19, 2017
Region: DeKalb County, United States, Tennessee

Armyworm Moth
Mythimna unipuncta

Observation date: Sep 06, 2017
Submitted by: satchmo0802
Verified by: J_Martineau
Verified date: Sep 19, 2017
Region: Jackson County, United States, South Dakota

Putnam's Looper Moth
Plusia putnami

Observation date: Aug 28, 2017
Submitted by: Glenn Marangelo
Verified by: davidwdroppers
Verified date: Sep 19, 2017
Region: Missoula County, United States, Montana

Celery Looper Moth
Anagrapha falcifera

Observation date: Aug 28, 2017
Submitted by: bobscafe
Verified by: davidwdroppers
Verified date: Sep 19, 2017
Region: British Columbia, Canada

Painted Lady
Vanessa cardui

Observation date: Aug 18, 2017
Submitted by: rgreimel
Verified by: J_Martineau
Verified date: Sep 19, 2017
Region: Teton County, United States, Wyoming

Northwestern Fritillary
Speyeria hesperis

Observation date: Aug 19, 2017
Submitted by: rgreimel
Verified by: J_Martineau
Verified date: Sep 19, 2017
Region: Teton County, United States, Wyoming
Observation date: Aug 22, 2017
Submitted by: cedar817
Verified by: davidwdroppers
Verified date: Sep 19, 2017
Region: Sitka, United States, Alaska