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."

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Bronzed Cutworm Moth
Nephelodes minians

Observation date: Jul 03, 2019
Submitted by: Mr Bill E-B
Verified by: curtis.lehman
Verified date: Jan 24, 2022
Region: Canada, Ontario

Banded Tussock Moth or Pale Tiger Moth
Halysidota tessellaris

Observation date: Sep 06, 2013
Submitted by: BeaLaporte
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: Jan 24, 2022
Region: Canada, Ontario

The Brother Moth
Raphia frater

Observation date: Aug 24, 2013
Submitted by: luckster0
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: Jan 23, 2022
Region: Canada, Ontario
Observation date: Jul 12, 2013
Submitted by: dadama
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: Jan 23, 2022
Region: Canada, British Columbia

Purple-Lined Sallow
Pyrrhia exprimens

Observation date: Aug 08, 2012
Submitted by: Clarkelakecamper
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: Jan 22, 2022
Region: Canada, Manitoba

White-marked Tussock Moth
Orgyia leucostigma

Observation date: Jul 13, 2012
Submitted by: paul.mallette
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: Jan 22, 2022
Region: Canada, Quebec
Observation date: Aug 04, 2012
Submitted by: Clarkelakecamper
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: Jan 22, 2022
Region: Canada, Manitoba

Harris' Three Spot
Harrisimemna trisignata

Observation date: Aug 08, 2012
Submitted by: Denise Leclair
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: Jan 22, 2022
Region: Canada, Alberta

(White) Satin Moth
Leucoma salicis

Observation date: Jul 07, 2012
Submitted by: juxtip
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: Jan 22, 2022
Region: Canada, Alberta
Observation date: Aug 04, 2020
Submitted by: one72guy
Verified by: Mark Wheeler
Verified date: Jan 21, 2022
Region: Canada, Saskatchewan

One-eyed sphinx
Smerinthus cerisyi

Observation date: Aug 10, 2011
Submitted by: Akpahsj
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: Jan 21, 2022
Region: Canada, Alberta

Silver-Spotted Tiger Moth
Lophocampa argentata

Observation date: Jun 10, 2012
Submitted by: Eileen
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: Jan 21, 2022
Region: Canada, British Columbia

Silver-Spotted Tiger Moth
Lophocampa argentata

Observation date: May 15, 2012
Submitted by: thebestmomvictoria
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: Jan 21, 2022
Region: Canada, British Columbia

Silver-Spotted Tiger Moth
Lophocampa argentata

Observation date: Jun 09, 2011
Submitted by: Anne Murray
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: Jan 21, 2022
Region: Canada, British Columbia

Henry's Marsh Moth
Simyra insularis

Observation date: Oct 30, 2011
Submitted by: BeaLaporte
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: Jan 21, 2022
Region: Canada, Ontario

Isabella Tiger Moth or Banded Woolybear
Pyrrharctia isabella

Observation date: Sep 14, 2013
Submitted by: Pat Carlson
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: Jan 19, 2022
Region: Canada, Alberta

Fingered Dagger Moth
Acronicta dactylina

Observation date: Sep 06, 2013
Submitted by: Twotigers
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: Jan 19, 2022
Region: Canada, Alberta

Fingered Dagger Moth
Acronicta dactylina

Observation date: Aug 30, 2013
Submitted by: mrfreeze200819
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: Jan 19, 2022
Region: Canada, British Columbia
Observation date: Aug 02, 2013
Submitted by: Melaniep
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: Jan 19, 2022
Region: Canada, Quebec

Western Tent Caterpillar Moth
Malacosoma californicum

Observation date: Jun 28, 2013
Submitted by: Greg Dean
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: Jan 19, 2022
Region: Canada, British Columbia

(White) Satin Moth
Leucoma salicis

Observation date: Jul 07, 2013
Submitted by: xveg
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: Jan 18, 2022
Region: Canada, Alberta

Viper's Bugloss Moth
Ethmia bipunctella

Observation date: Sep 03, 2012
Submitted by: Cherylee Black
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: Jan 18, 2022
Region: Canada, Ontario

Silver-Spotted Tiger Moth
Lophocampa argentata

Observation date: Jun 05, 2013
Submitted by: marctdi
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: Jan 18, 2022
Region: Canada, British Columbia

Western Tent Caterpillar Moth
Malacosoma californicum

Observation date: May 23, 2013
Submitted by: Tanna
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: Jan 18, 2022
Region: Canada, Alberta

Silver-Spotted Tiger Moth
Lophocampa argentata

Observation date: May 17, 2013
Submitted by: kimreimer
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: Jan 18, 2022
Region: Canada, British Columbia

Fingered Dagger Moth
Acronicta dactylina

Observation date: Sep 21, 2012
Submitted by: bstevent
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: Jan 18, 2022
Region: Canada, British Columbia

Common Bagworm Moth
Psyche casta

Observation date: May 02, 2013
Submitted by: BeaLaporte
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: Jan 18, 2022
Region: Canada, Ontario

Bedstraw hawkmoth
Hyles gallii

Observation date: Aug 13, 2011
Submitted by: Carrieboo
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: Jan 18, 2022
Region: Canada, Newfoundland and Labrador

Great ash sphinx
Sphinx chersis

Observation date: Sep 14, 2017
Submitted by: BruceMissen
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: Jan 18, 2022
Region: Canada, Ontario

Saddled Prominent
Heterocampa guttivitta

Observation date: Jul 03, 2014
Submitted by: sh11
Verified by: curtis.lehman
Verified date: Jan 18, 2022
Region: Canada, Ontario

The Bruce Spanworm
Operophtera bruceata

Observation date: Nov 06, 2006
Submitted by: RStankiewicz
Verified by: curtis.lehman
Verified date: Jan 18, 2022
Region: Canada, Ontario

Modest sphinx
Pachysphinx modesta

Observation date: Sep 12, 2012
Submitted by: usbl789
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: Jan 17, 2022
Region: Canada, Alberta

The Laugher
Charadra deridens

Observation date: Aug 20, 2012
Submitted by: ravenwong
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: Jan 17, 2022
Region: Canada, Ontario

Western Tiger Swallowtail
Papilio rutulus

Observation date: Sep 03, 2012
Submitted by: joshwintoniak
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: Jan 17, 2022
Region: Canada, Alberta

Maple Looper Moth
Parallelia bistriaris

Observation date: Jul 12, 2012
Submitted by: Ktcat8
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: Jan 17, 2022
Region: Canada, Ontario

Bedstraw hawkmoth
Hyles gallii

Observation date: Aug 28, 2012
Submitted by: Carlota
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: Jan 17, 2022
Region: Canada, Alberta
Observation date: Aug 27, 2012
Submitted by: sail.dive
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: Jan 17, 2022
Region: Canada, Manitoba

Unmarked Dagger Moth
Acronicta innotata

Observation date: Aug 19, 2012
Submitted by: Clarkelakecamper
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: Jan 17, 2022
Region: Canada, Manitoba

Common Swift Moth
Korscheltellus lupulina

Observation date: Oct 13, 2018
Submitted by: Reiner Jakubowski
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: Jan 17, 2022
Region: Canada, Ontario

Common Swift Moth
Korscheltellus lupulina

Observation date: Nov 03, 2018
Submitted by: Reiner Jakubowski
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: Jan 17, 2022
Region: Canada, Ontario

Common Swift Moth
Korscheltellus lupulina

Observation date: Oct 26, 2017
Submitted by: Reiner Jakubowski
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: Jan 17, 2022
Region: Canada, Ontario

Common Swift Moth
Korscheltellus lupulina

Observation date: Oct 25, 2018
Submitted by: Reiner Jakubowski
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: Jan 17, 2022
Region: Canada, Ontario

Salt Marsh Moth or Acrea Moth
Estigmene acrea

Observation date: Jul 17, 2018
Submitted by: jenatils
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: Jan 17, 2022
Region: Canada, Ontario

Bronzed Cutworm Moth
Nephelodes minians

Observation date: May 15, 2012
Submitted by: lightwriter
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: Jan 16, 2022
Region: Canada, Ontario

The Bent-line Carpet
Costaconvexa centrostrigaria

Observation date: Nov 13, 2021
Submitted by: Cherylee Black
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: Jan 15, 2022
Region: Canada, Ontario

Salt Marsh Moth or Acrea Moth
Estigmene acrea

Observation date: Aug 04, 2019
Submitted by: Cormath
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: Jan 15, 2022
Region: Canada, Ontario

Orange Holomelina
Virbia aurantiaca

Observation date: Jul 14, 2019
Submitted by: BeaLaporte
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: Jan 15, 2022
Region: Canada, Ontario

Salt Marsh Moth or Acrea Moth
Estigmene acrea

Observation date: Jul 22, 2018
Submitted by: Reiner Jakubowski
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: Jan 15, 2022
Region: Canada, Ontario

Orange Holomelina
Virbia aurantiaca

Observation date: Sep 23, 2017
Submitted by: Niccolo
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: Jan 15, 2022
Region: Canada, Ontario

Virginian Tiger Moth or Yellow Woolybear Moth
Spilosoma virginica

Observation date: Aug 05, 2017
Submitted by: arthurgoldsmith
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: Jan 15, 2022
Region: Canada, Ontario

Ochre Dagger Moth
Acronicta morula

Observation date: Aug 10, 2018
Submitted by: brainerd
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: Jan 15, 2022
Region: Canada, Ontario

The Bride
Catocala neogama

Observation date: Jun 06, 2015
Submitted by: b.cn.u
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: Jan 15, 2022
Region: Canada, Ontario

Toadflax Brocade
Calophasia lunula

Observation date: Sep 17, 2017
Submitted by: Maggiemay023
Verified by: BarbSendelbach
Verified date: Jan 15, 2022
Region: Canada, Ontario

Bicolored Sallow
Sunira bicolorago

Observation date: Jun 15, 2018
Submitted by: Onabowj
Verified by: BarbSendelbach
Verified date: Jan 15, 2022
Region: Canada, Ontario

Columbia silkmoth
Hyalophora columbia

Observation date: Feb 10, 2019
Submitted by: Becksinsects
Verified by: BarbSendelbach
Verified date: Jan 14, 2022
Region: Canada, New Brunswick

Abbott's sphinx
Sphecodina abbottii

Observation date: Jul 20, 2019
Submitted by: LMS
Verified by: curtis.lehman
Verified date: Jan 14, 2022
Region: Canada, Ontario

Fall Webworm Moth
Hyphantria cunea

Observation date: Sep 26, 2019
Submitted by: Reiner Jakubowski
Verified by: curtis.lehman
Verified date: Jan 14, 2022
Region: Canada, Ontario
Observation date: Sep 27, 2017
Submitted by: Plantman
Verified by: curtis.lehman
Verified date: Jan 14, 2022
Region: Canada, Ontario

Fall Webworm Moth
Hyphantria cunea

Observation date: Sep 04, 2017
Submitted by: Slugbait
Verified by: curtis.lehman
Verified date: Jan 14, 2022
Region: Canada, Ontario

Dusky Groundling
Condica vecors

Observation date: Jul 29, 2018
Submitted by: Reiner Jakubowski
Verified by: curtis.lehman
Verified date: Jan 14, 2022
Region: Canada, Ontario

Venerable Dart
Agrotis venerabilis

Observation date: Sep 11, 2017
Submitted by: fionakelly449
Verified by: curtis.lehman
Verified date: Jan 14, 2022
Region: Canada, Ontario

Pandorus Sphinx
Eumorpha pandorus

Observation date: Sep 10, 2017
Submitted by: Aimee44
Verified by: curtis.lehman
Verified date: Jan 14, 2022
Region: Canada, Ontario

Elm sphinx
Ceratomia amyntor

Observation date: Aug 28, 2017
Submitted by: Nicholas4343
Verified by: curtis.lehman
Verified date: Jan 14, 2022
Region: Canada, Ontario

Virginia creeper sphinx
Darapsa myron

Observation date: Jul 23, 2019
Submitted by: pachambers
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: Jan 13, 2022
Region: Canada, Ontario

Virginian Tiger Moth or Yellow Woolybear Moth
Spilosoma virginica

Observation date: Aug 19, 2018
Submitted by: Reiner Jakubowski
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: Jan 13, 2022
Region: Canada, Ontario

Variable Tussock Moth
Dasychira vagans

Observation date: Jun 21, 2012
Submitted by: RStankiewicz
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: Jan 13, 2022
Region: Canada, Ontario

Delicate Cycnia or Dogbane Tiger Moth
Cycnia tenera

Observation date: Jul 13, 2015
Submitted by: RStankiewicz
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: Jan 13, 2022
Region: Canada, Ontario

Delicate Cycnia or Dogbane Tiger Moth
Cycnia tenera

Observation date: Aug 01, 2018
Submitted by: Kleopatra
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: Jan 13, 2022
Region: Canada, Ontario

Toadflax Brocade
Calophasia lunula

Observation date: Sep 11, 2018
Submitted by: Flyingbass
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: Jan 13, 2022
Region: Canada, Ontario

Fingered Dagger Moth
Acronicta dactylina

Observation date: Sep 15, 2018
Submitted by: LeonaMacLean_ontario
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: Jan 13, 2022
Region: Canada, Ontario

Waved sphinx
Ceratomia undulosa

Observation date: Jul 14, 2011
Submitted by: pawz226
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: Jan 13, 2022
Region: Canada, Ontario

Definite Tussock Moth
Orgyia definita

Observation date: Jul 26, 2011
Submitted by: Kevgreen13
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: Jan 13, 2022
Region: Canada, Quebec

American Dagger Moth
Acronicta americana

Observation date: Jul 31, 2019
Submitted by: mdsjesoam
Verified by: curtis.lehman
Verified date: Jan 13, 2022
Region: Canada, Ontario

American Dagger Moth
Acronicta americana

Observation date: Aug 05, 2019
Submitted by: TM2019
Verified by: curtis.lehman
Verified date: Jan 13, 2022
Region: Canada, Ontario
Observation date: Jun 28, 2019
Submitted by: Caulderca
Verified by: curtis.lehman
Verified date: Jan 13, 2022
Region: Canada, Ontario

The Asteroid
Cucullia asteroides

Observation date: Oct 07, 2018
Submitted by: Reiner Jakubowski
Verified by: curtis.lehman
Verified date: Jan 13, 2022
Region: Canada, Ontario

Banded Tussock Moth or Pale Tiger Moth
Halysidota tessellaris

Observation date: Sep 04, 2018
Submitted by: Reiner Jakubowski
Verified by: curtis.lehman
Verified date: Jan 13, 2022
Region: Canada, Ontario

American Dagger Moth
Acronicta americana

Observation date: Aug 15, 2018
Submitted by: reithc
Verified by: curtis.lehman
Verified date: Jan 13, 2022
Region: Canada, Ontario

American Dagger Moth
Acronicta americana

Observation date: Aug 08, 2018
Submitted by: brainerd
Verified by: curtis.lehman
Verified date: Jan 13, 2022
Region: Canada, Ontario

Carolina sphinx
Manduca sexta

Observation date: Aug 17, 2018
Submitted by: Woody30015
Verified by: curtis.lehman
Verified date: Jan 13, 2022
Region: Canada, Ontario

American Dagger Moth
Acronicta americana

Observation date: Sep 14, 2018
Submitted by: Reiner Jakubowski
Verified by: curtis.lehman
Verified date: Jan 13, 2022
Region: Canada, Ontario

Banded Tussock Moth or Pale Tiger Moth
Halysidota tessellaris

Observation date: Sep 04, 2018
Submitted by: Reiner Jakubowski
Verified by: curtis.lehman
Verified date: Jan 13, 2022
Region: Canada, Ontario

Hickory Tussock Moth or Hickory Tiger Moth
Lophocampa caryae

Observation date: Sep 12, 2018
Submitted by: PatriciaE
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: Jan 13, 2022
Region: Canada, Ontario

Elm sphinx
Ceratomia amyntor

Observation date: Jul 18, 2018
Submitted by: fcmckay
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: Jan 13, 2022
Region: Canada, Ontario

Elm sphinx
Ceratomia amyntor

Observation date: Sep 13, 2017
Submitted by: jjwitty
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: Jan 13, 2022
Region: Canada, Ontario

Hickory Tussock Moth or Hickory Tiger Moth
Lophocampa caryae

Observation date: Nov 12, 2018
Submitted by: Reiner Jakubowski
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: Jan 13, 2022
Region: Canada, Ontario

Hickory Tussock Moth or Hickory Tiger Moth
Lophocampa caryae

Observation date: Sep 13, 2018
Submitted by: Reiner Jakubowski
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: Jan 13, 2022
Region: Canada, Ontario

Salt Marsh Moth or Acrea Moth
Estigmene acrea

Observation date: Aug 09, 2018
Submitted by: RStankiewicz
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: Jan 13, 2022
Region: Canada, Ontario

Isabella Tiger Moth or Banded Woolybear
Pyrrharctia isabella

Observation date: Oct 03, 2018
Submitted by: crjenkins
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: Jan 13, 2022
Region: Canada, Ontario

Virginian Tiger Moth or Yellow Woolybear Moth
Spilosoma virginica

Observation date: Jul 22, 2018
Submitted by: nikkiross
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: Jan 13, 2022
Region: Canada, Ontario

Hickory Tussock Moth or Hickory Tiger Moth
Lophocampa caryae

Observation date: Sep 17, 2018
Submitted by: Barbara Moore
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: Jan 13, 2022
Region: Canada, Ontario

American Dagger Moth
Acronicta americana

Observation date: Aug 30, 2018
Submitted by: Beagle_92
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: Jan 13, 2022
Region: Canada, Ontario

Hickory Tussock Moth or Hickory Tiger Moth
Lophocampa caryae

Observation date: Aug 30, 2018
Submitted by: RStankiewicz
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: Jan 13, 2022
Region: Canada, Ontario

Northern pine sphinx
Lapara bombycoides

Observation date: Sep 01, 2018
Submitted by: Reiner Jakubowski
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: Jan 13, 2022
Region: Canada, Ontario

American Dagger Moth
Acronicta americana

Observation date: Aug 12, 2018
Submitted by: magundy
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: Jan 13, 2022
Region: Canada, Ontario

American Dagger Moth
Acronicta americana

Observation date: Aug 12, 2018
Submitted by: Gill Leighton
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: Jan 13, 2022
Region: Canada, Ontario