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."

Observation date: Nov 24, 2022
Submitted by: Sometimes
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: Nov 27, 2022
Region: Canada, Ontario
Observation date: Nov 25, 2022
Submitted by: Sometimes
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: Nov 27, 2022
Region: Canada, Ontario

Hummingbird Clearwing
Hemaris thysbe

Observation date: Aug 13, 2022
Submitted by: commentator
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: Nov 27, 2022
Region: Canada, Ontario

Common Ringlet
Coenonympha tullia

Observation date: Aug 12, 2022
Submitted by: commentator
Verified by: jmgesell
Verified date: Nov 27, 2022
Region: Canada, Ontario
Observation date: Jul 19, 2022
Submitted by: jrmbutterfly
Verified by: davidwdroppers
Verified date: Nov 25, 2022
Region: Canada, British Columbia
Observation date: Sep 06, 2022
Submitted by: jrmbutterfly
Verified by: davidwdroppers
Verified date: Nov 23, 2022
Region: Canada, British Columbia
Observation date: Jul 19, 2022
Submitted by: jrmbutterfly
Verified by: davidwdroppers
Verified date: Nov 23, 2022
Region: Canada, British Columbia

Hummingbird Clearwing
Hemaris thysbe

Observation date: Aug 11, 2022
Submitted by: commentator
Verified by: curtis.lehman
Verified date: Nov 23, 2022
Region: Canada, Ontario

Cabbage White
Pieris rapae

Observation date: Aug 11, 2022
Submitted by: commentator
Verified by: jmgesell
Verified date: Nov 23, 2022
Region: Canada, Ontario
Observation date: Jun 20, 2022
Submitted by: bobscafe
Verified by: davidwdroppers
Verified date: Nov 22, 2022
Region: Canada, British Columbia
Observation date: Jun 09, 2022
Submitted by: bobscafe
Verified by: davidwdroppers
Verified date: Nov 22, 2022
Region: Canada, British Columbia
Observation date: Oct 04, 2022
Submitted by: jrmbutterfly
Verified by: davidwdroppers
Verified date: Nov 22, 2022
Region: Canada, British Columbia

Great Spangled Fritillary
Speyeria cybele

Observation date: Aug 13, 2022
Submitted by: BeaLaporte
Verified by: jmgesell
Verified date: Nov 22, 2022
Region: Canada, Ontario

Black Swallowtail
Papilio polyxenes

Observation date: Aug 23, 2022
Submitted by: BeaLaporte
Verified by: jmgesell
Verified date: Nov 22, 2022
Region: Canada, Ontario
Observation date: Jul 23, 2022
Submitted by: RStankiewicz
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: Nov 21, 2022
Region: Canada, Ontario

Semirelict Underwing
Catocala semirelicta

Observation date: Sep 22, 2022
Submitted by: jrmbutterfly
Verified by: davidwdroppers
Verified date: Nov 21, 2022
Region: Canada, British Columbia

White-streaked Looper
Plusia venusta

Observation date: Aug 20, 2022
Submitted by: BeaLaporte
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: Nov 20, 2022
Region: Canada, Ontario

Armyworm Moth
Mythimna unipuncta

Observation date: Aug 14, 2022
Submitted by: BeaLaporte
Verified by: curtis.lehman
Verified date: Nov 20, 2022
Region: Canada, Ontario

Hoary Pinion
Lithophane fagina

Observation date: Oct 09, 2022
Submitted by: one72guy
Verified by: Tom Middagh
Verified date: Nov 20, 2022
Region: Canada, Saskatchewan
Observation date: Aug 26, 2022
Submitted by: Geoff Urwin
Verified by: Tom Middagh
Verified date: Nov 20, 2022
Region: Canada, Saskatchewan
Observation date: Sep 05, 2022
Submitted by: Geoff Urwin
Verified by: Tom Middagh
Verified date: Nov 20, 2022
Region: Canada, Saskatchewan
Observation date: Jun 19, 2022
Submitted by: bobscafe
Verified by: davidwdroppers
Verified date: Nov 19, 2022
Region: Canada, British Columbia
Observation date: Jun 10, 2022
Submitted by: bobscafe
Verified by: davidwdroppers
Verified date: Nov 19, 2022
Region: Canada, British Columbia
Observation date: Aug 08, 2022
Submitted by: commentator
Verified by: curtis.lehman
Verified date: Nov 19, 2022
Region: Canada, Ontario

Cabbage White
Pieris rapae

Observation date: Aug 10, 2022
Submitted by: commentator
Verified by: jmgesell
Verified date: Nov 18, 2022
Region: Canada, Ontario
Observation date: Jul 10, 2022
Submitted by: jrmbutterfly
Verified by: davidwdroppers
Verified date: Nov 18, 2022
Region: Canada, British Columbia

Fall Webworm Moth
Hyphantria cunea

Observation date: Jul 23, 2022
Submitted by: jrmbutterfly
Verified by: davidwdroppers
Verified date: Nov 18, 2022
Region: Canada, British Columbia

Codling Moth
Cydia pomonella

Observation date: Nov 18, 2022
Submitted by: bobscafe
Verified by: davidwdroppers
Verified date: Nov 18, 2022
Region: Canada, British Columbia

Great ash sphinx
Sphinx chersis

Observation date: Aug 27, 2022
Submitted by: TommyGuy_75
Verified by: Tom Middagh
Verified date: Nov 18, 2022
Region: Canada, Saskatchewan

Purple Arches
Polia purpurissata

Observation date: Aug 23, 2022
Submitted by: one72guy
Verified by: Tom Middagh
Verified date: Nov 18, 2022
Region: Canada, Saskatchewan
Observation date: Aug 07, 2022
Submitted by: commentator
Verified by: curtis.lehman
Verified date: Nov 18, 2022
Region: Canada, Ontario

Cabbage White
Pieris rapae

Observation date: Aug 07, 2022
Submitted by: commentator
Verified by: jmgesell
Verified date: Nov 17, 2022
Region: Canada, Ontario
Observation date: Mar 27, 2022
Submitted by: bobscafe
Verified by: davidwdroppers
Verified date: Nov 17, 2022
Region: Canada, British Columbia

Hummingbird Clearwing
Hemaris thysbe

Observation date: Aug 07, 2022
Submitted by: commentator
Verified by: curtis.lehman
Verified date: Nov 17, 2022
Region: Canada, Ontario
Observation date: Jun 22, 2022
Submitted by: commentator
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: Nov 16, 2022
Region: Canada, Ontario
Observation date: Aug 06, 2022
Submitted by: commentator
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: Nov 16, 2022
Region: Canada, Ontario

Cabbage White
Pieris rapae

Observation date: Aug 06, 2022
Submitted by: commentator
Verified by: jmgesell
Verified date: Nov 15, 2022
Region: Canada, Ontario
Observation date: Jun 25, 2022
Submitted by: bobscafe
Verified by: davidwdroppers
Verified date: Nov 15, 2022
Region: Canada, British Columbia
Observation date: Aug 20, 2022
Submitted by: jrmbutterfly
Verified by: davidwdroppers
Verified date: Nov 15, 2022
Region: Canada, British Columbia

White Spring Moth
Lomographa vestaliata

Observation date: Jun 18, 2022
Submitted by: commentator
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: Nov 15, 2022
Region: Canada, Ontario

Greater Grapevine Looper Moth
Eulithis gracilineata

Observation date: Aug 06, 2022
Submitted by: commentator
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: Nov 14, 2022
Region: Canada, Ontario

Bridled Arches
Lacinipolia lorea

Observation date: Jul 09, 2022
Submitted by: bobscafe
Verified by: davidwdroppers
Verified date: Nov 13, 2022
Region: Canada, British Columbia
Observation date: Jul 16, 2022
Submitted by: bobscafe
Verified by: davidwdroppers
Verified date: Nov 13, 2022
Region: Canada, British Columbia
Observation date: Aug 04, 2022
Submitted by: bobscafe
Verified by: davidwdroppers
Verified date: Nov 13, 2022
Region: Canada, British Columbia
Observation date: Aug 11, 2022
Submitted by: bobscafe
Verified by: davidwdroppers
Verified date: Nov 13, 2022
Region: Canada, British Columbia
Observation date: Aug 22, 2022
Submitted by: bobscafe
Verified by: davidwdroppers
Verified date: Nov 13, 2022
Region: Canada, British Columbia
Observation date: Aug 28, 2022
Submitted by: bobscafe
Verified by: davidwdroppers
Verified date: Nov 13, 2022
Region: Canada, British Columbia
Observation date: Sep 11, 2022
Submitted by: bobscafe
Verified by: davidwdroppers
Verified date: Nov 13, 2022
Region: Canada, British Columbia

Glassy Cutworm
Apamea devastator

Observation date: Sep 25, 2022
Submitted by: bobscafe
Verified by: davidwdroppers
Verified date: Nov 13, 2022
Region: Canada, British Columbia

Linden Looper Moth
Erannis tiliaria

Observation date: Oct 03, 2022
Submitted by: one72guy
Verified by: Tom Middagh
Verified date: Nov 13, 2022
Region: Canada, Saskatchewan

Juniper Carpet
Thera juniperata

Observation date: Oct 03, 2022
Submitted by: one72guy
Verified by: Tom Middagh
Verified date: Nov 13, 2022
Region: Canada, Saskatchewan
Observation date: Oct 10, 2022
Submitted by: one72guy
Verified by: Tom Middagh
Verified date: Nov 13, 2022
Region: Canada, Saskatchewan

Achemon sphinx
Eumorpha achemon

Observation date: Sep 28, 2022
Submitted by: grange
Verified by: Tom Middagh
Verified date: Nov 13, 2022
Region: Canada, Saskatchewan

Hologram Moth
Diachrysia balluca

Observation date: Aug 06, 2022
Submitted by: commentator
Verified by: curtis.lehman
Verified date: Nov 13, 2022
Region: Canada, Ontario

Great Spangled Fritillary
Speyeria cybele

Observation date: Aug 19, 2022
Submitted by: Gtosher
Verified by: Paul Prappas
Verified date: Nov 12, 2022
Region: Canada, British Columbia
Observation date: Jul 29, 2022
Submitted by: bobscafe
Verified by: davidwdroppers
Verified date: Nov 12, 2022
Region: Canada, British Columbia

The Bruce Spanworm
Operophtera bruceata

Observation date: Nov 12, 2022
Submitted by: rapids
Verified by: curtis.lehman
Verified date: Nov 12, 2022
Region: Canada, Ontario

Fall Cankerworm Moth
Alsophila pometaria

Observation date: Nov 12, 2022
Submitted by: rapids
Verified by: curtis.lehman
Verified date: Nov 12, 2022
Region: Canada, Ontario

Fall Cankerworm Moth
Alsophila pometaria

Observation date: Nov 12, 2022
Submitted by: rapids
Verified by: curtis.lehman
Verified date: Nov 12, 2022
Region: Canada, Ontario

The Bent-line Carpet
Costaconvexa centrostrigaria

Observation date: Nov 12, 2022
Submitted by: Sometimes
Verified by: curtis.lehman
Verified date: Nov 12, 2022
Region: Canada, Ontario

Cabbage White
Pieris rapae

Observation date: Aug 05, 2022
Submitted by: commentator
Verified by: jmgesell
Verified date: Nov 11, 2022
Region: Canada, Ontario
Observation date: Jul 18, 2022
Submitted by: commentator
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: Nov 11, 2022
Region: Canada, Ontario

Burdock Seedhead Moth
Metzneria lappella

Observation date: Aug 05, 2022
Submitted by: commentator
Verified by: curtis.lehman
Verified date: Nov 11, 2022
Region: Canada, Ontario

Spotted Grass Moth
Rivula propinqualis

Observation date: Aug 05, 2022
Submitted by: commentator
Verified by: curtis.lehman
Verified date: Nov 11, 2022
Region: Canada, Ontario
Observation date: Jul 15, 2022
Submitted by: tnjbodker
Verified by: jmgesell
Verified date: Nov 10, 2022
Region: Canada, Newfoundland and Labrador

Oblique-banded Leafroller Moth
Choristoneura rosaceana

Observation date: Aug 05, 2022
Submitted by: commentator
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: Nov 10, 2022
Region: Canada, Ontario

Cabbage White
Pieris rapae

Observation date: Aug 04, 2022
Submitted by: commentator
Verified by: jmgesell
Verified date: Nov 09, 2022
Region: Canada, Ontario

Short-tailed Swallowtail
Papilio brevicauda

Observation date: Jul 16, 2022
Submitted by: tnjbodker
Verified by: jmgesell
Verified date: Nov 09, 2022
Region: Canada, Newfoundland and Labrador
Observation date: Aug 31, 2022
Submitted by: bobscafe
Verified by: davidwdroppers
Verified date: Nov 08, 2022
Region: Canada, British Columbia
Observation date: Aug 31, 2022
Submitted by: bobscafe
Verified by: davidwdroppers
Verified date: Nov 08, 2022
Region: Canada, British Columbia
Observation date: Sep 29, 2022
Submitted by: bobscafe
Verified by: davidwdroppers
Verified date: Nov 08, 2022
Region: Canada, British Columbia
Observation date: Sep 24, 2022
Submitted by: bobscafe
Verified by: davidwdroppers
Verified date: Nov 08, 2022
Region: Canada, British Columbia
Observation date: Sep 29, 2022
Submitted by: bobscafe
Verified by: davidwdroppers
Verified date: Nov 08, 2022
Region: Canada, British Columbia
Observation date: Oct 03, 2022
Submitted by: bobscafe
Verified by: davidwdroppers
Verified date: Nov 08, 2022
Region: Canada, British Columbia
Observation date: Oct 03, 2022
Submitted by: bobscafe
Verified by: davidwdroppers
Verified date: Nov 08, 2022
Region: Canada, British Columbia
Observation date: Oct 02, 2022
Submitted by: bobscafe
Verified by: davidwdroppers
Verified date: Nov 08, 2022
Region: Canada, British Columbia
Observation date: Oct 04, 2022
Submitted by: bobscafe
Verified by: davidwdroppers
Verified date: Nov 08, 2022
Region: Canada, British Columbia

Spear-Marked Black Moth/White-banded Black Moth
Rheumaptera hastata/subhastata

Observation date: Jul 02, 2013
Submitted by: GMCD
Verified by: Paul Prappas
Verified date: Nov 08, 2022
Region: Canada, British Columbia

Army Cutworm
Euxoa auxiliaris

Observation date: Oct 04, 2022
Submitted by: bobscafe
Verified by: davidwdroppers
Verified date: Nov 07, 2022
Region: Canada, British Columbia
Observation date: Jul 19, 2017
Submitted by: bobscafe
Verified by: davidwdroppers
Verified date: Nov 06, 2022
Region: Canada, British Columbia

Glassy Cutworm
Apamea devastator

Observation date: Aug 02, 2022
Submitted by: bobscafe
Verified by: davidwdroppers
Verified date: Nov 06, 2022
Region: Canada, British Columbia

Sylvan Hairstreak
Satyrium sylvinus

Observation date: Aug 12, 2022
Submitted by: jrmbutterfly
Verified by: davidwdroppers
Verified date: Nov 04, 2022
Region: British Columbia, Canada

Sylvan Hairstreak
Satyrium sylvinus

Observation date: Aug 12, 2022
Submitted by: jrmbutterfly
Verified by: davidwdroppers
Verified date: Nov 04, 2022
Region: British Columbia, Canada

Sylvan Hairstreak
Satyrium sylvinus

Observation date: Aug 12, 2022
Submitted by: jrmbutterfly
Verified by: davidwdroppers
Verified date: Nov 04, 2022
Region: British Columbia, Canada

Sylvan Hairstreak
Satyrium sylvinus

Observation date: Aug 12, 2022
Submitted by: jrmbutterfly
Verified by: davidwdroppers
Verified date: Nov 04, 2022
Region: British Columbia, Canada

Sordid Wainscot
Hypocoena inquinata

Observation date: Jul 26, 2022
Submitted by: bobscafe
Verified by: davidwdroppers
Verified date: Nov 03, 2022
Region: Canada, British Columbia

Wanton Pinion
Lithophane petulca

Observation date: Sep 25, 2022
Submitted by: bobscafe
Verified by: davidwdroppers
Verified date: Nov 03, 2022
Region: Canada, British Columbia
Observation date: Aug 04, 2022
Submitted by: bobscafe
Verified by: davidwdroppers
Verified date: Nov 03, 2022
Region: Canada, British Columbia
Observation date: Sep 26, 2022
Submitted by: bobscafe
Verified by: davidwdroppers
Verified date: Nov 03, 2022
Region: Canada, British Columbia
Observation date: Jul 10, 2022
Submitted by: jrmbutterfly
Verified by: davidwdroppers
Verified date: Nov 03, 2022
Region: British Columbia, Canada

Northern Blue
Plebejus idas

Observation date: Jun 22, 2022
Submitted by: jrmbutterfly
Verified by: davidwdroppers
Verified date: Nov 03, 2022
Region: British Columbia, Canada

Glassy Cutworm
Apamea devastator

Observation date: Jul 05, 2022
Submitted by: bobscafe
Verified by: davidwdroppers
Verified date: Nov 03, 2022
Region: Canada, British Columbia
Observation date: Jun 25, 2022
Submitted by: bobscafe
Verified by: davidwdroppers
Verified date: Nov 02, 2022
Region: Canada, British Columbia
Observation date: Jun 27, 2022
Submitted by: bobscafe
Verified by: davidwdroppers
Verified date: Nov 02, 2022
Region: Canada, British Columbia

Burdock Seedhead Moth
Metzneria lappella

Observation date: Jun 27, 2022
Submitted by: bobscafe
Verified by: davidwdroppers
Verified date: Nov 02, 2022
Region: Canada, British Columbia

Burdock Seedhead Moth
Metzneria lappella

Observation date: Aug 04, 2022
Submitted by: commentator
Verified by: curtis.lehman
Verified date: Nov 02, 2022
Region: Canada, Ontario