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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Northern Pine Looper Moth
Caripeta piniata

Observation date: Jun 11, 2021
Submitted by: Mark Wheeler
Verified by: Mark Wheeler
Verified date: Jun 16, 2021
Region: Washington County, Minnesota, United States

Hobomok Skipper
Poanes hobomok

Observation date: Jun 03, 2021
Submitted by: JTrescott
Verified by: Tom Middagh
Verified date: Jun 16, 2021
Region: United States, Minnesota, Dakota County

Canadian Tiger Swallowtail
Papilio canadensis

Observation date: Jun 05, 2021
Submitted by: Cosmo_Is_Confused
Verified by: Tom Middagh
Verified date: Jun 16, 2021
Region: United States, Minnesota, Pine County

Summer Azure
Celastrina neglecta

Observation date: Jun 11, 2021
Submitted by: MarkSCitsay
Verified by: Tom Middagh
Verified date: Jun 16, 2021
Region: United States, Minnesota, Washington County

Aphrodite Fritillary
Speyeria aphrodite

Observation date: Jun 12, 2021
Submitted by: MarkSCitsay
Verified by: Tom Middagh
Verified date: Jun 16, 2021
Region: United States, Minnesota, Washington County

Eastern Comma
Polygonia comma

Observation date: Jun 12, 2021
Submitted by: MarkSCitsay
Verified by: Tom Middagh
Verified date: Jun 16, 2021
Region: United States, Minnesota, Washington County

Common Ringlet
Coenonympha tullia

Observation date: Jun 12, 2021
Submitted by: MarkSCitsay
Verified by: Tom Middagh
Verified date: Jun 16, 2021
Region: United States, Minnesota, Washington County

Canadian Tiger Swallowtail
Papilio canadensis

Observation date: Jun 13, 2021
Submitted by: Hubbabubba
Verified by: Tom Middagh
Verified date: Jun 16, 2021
Region: United States, Minnesota, Beltrami County

Black Swallowtail
Papilio polyxenes

Observation date: May 21, 2021
Submitted by: boomercostello
Verified by: Tom Middagh
Verified date: Jun 16, 2021
Region: United States, Minnesota, Kanabec County

Wild cherry sphinx
Sphinx drupiferarum

Observation date: Jun 14, 2021
Submitted by: Kelsiekuyath
Verified by: Mark Wheeler
Verified date: Jun 14, 2021
Region: United States, Minnesota, Goodhue County

Oblique-banded Leafroller Moth
Choristoneura rosaceana

Observation date: Jun 14, 2021
Submitted by: dakonz
Verified by: Mark Wheeler
Verified date: Jun 14, 2021
Region: United States, Minnesota, Wadena County

Red Groundling
Perigea xanthioides

Observation date: Jun 06, 2021
Submitted by: Mark Wheeler
Verified by: Mark Wheeler
Verified date: Jun 13, 2021
Region: Washington County, Minnesota, United States

Great Leopard Moth
Hypercompe scribonia

Observation date: Jun 06, 2021
Submitted by: Mark Wheeler
Verified by: Mark Wheeler
Verified date: Jun 13, 2021
Region: Washington County, Minnesota, United States
Observation date: Jun 13, 2021
Submitted by: caraboo86
Verified by: Mark Wheeler
Verified date: Jun 13, 2021
Region: United States, Minnesota, Carlton County

Rosy maple moth
Dryocampa rubicunda

Observation date: Jun 12, 2021
Submitted by: Onyx.Louise
Verified by: Mark Wheeler
Verified date: Jun 13, 2021
Region: United States, Minnesota, Mower County

Sordid Bomolocha Moth
Hypena sordidula

Observation date: Jun 05, 2021
Submitted by: Mark Wheeler
Verified by: Mark Wheeler
Verified date: Jun 12, 2021
Region: Washington County, Minnesota, United States

Virginia Ctenucha
Ctenucha virginica

Observation date: Jun 12, 2021
Submitted by: MarkSCitsay
Verified by: Mark Wheeler
Verified date: Jun 12, 2021
Region: United States, Minnesota, Washington County

Northern Cordgrass Borer
Photedes panatela

Observation date: Jun 05, 2021
Submitted by: Mark Wheeler
Verified by: Mark Wheeler
Verified date: Jun 12, 2021
Region: Washington County, Minnesota, United States

Brown-spotted Zale
Zale helata

Observation date: Jun 05, 2021
Submitted by: Mark Wheeler
Verified by: Mark Wheeler
Verified date: Jun 11, 2021
Region: Washington County, Minnesota, United States

Warm-chevroned Moth
Tortricidia testacea

Observation date: Jun 11, 2021
Submitted by: MarkSCitsay
Verified by: Mark Wheeler
Verified date: Jun 11, 2021
Region: United States, Minnesota, Washington County

Little Tiger Moth
Grammia virguncula

Observation date: Jun 05, 2021
Submitted by: Mark Wheeler
Verified by: Mark Wheeler
Verified date: Jun 11, 2021
Region: Washington County, Minnesota, United States

One-eyed sphinx
Smerinthus cerisyi

Observation date: Jun 09, 2021
Submitted by: Mojunks
Verified by: Mark Wheeler
Verified date: Jun 09, 2021
Region: United States, Minnesota, Lake County

Abbott's sphinx
Sphecodina abbottii

Observation date: Jun 08, 2021
Submitted by: jenspeagle
Verified by: Mark Wheeler
Verified date: Jun 08, 2021
Region: United States, Minnesota, Hennepin County

Dimorphic Sitochroa Moth
Sitochroa chortalis

Observation date: Jun 02, 2021
Submitted by: Mark Wheeler
Verified by: Mark Wheeler
Verified date: Jun 08, 2021
Region: Washington County, Minnesota, United States

Owl-eyed Bird-dropping Moth
Cerma cora

Observation date: Jun 02, 2021
Submitted by: Mark Wheeler
Verified by: Mark Wheeler
Verified date: Jun 08, 2021
Region: Washington County, Minnesota, United States
Observation date: Jun 06, 2021
Submitted by: MarkSCitsay
Verified by: Mark Wheeler
Verified date: Jun 07, 2021
Region: United States, Minnesota, Washington County

White Slant-line
Tetracis cachexiata

Observation date: Jun 06, 2021
Submitted by: MarkSCitsay
Verified by: Mark Wheeler
Verified date: Jun 06, 2021
Region: United States, Minnesota, Washington County

One-eyed sphinx
Smerinthus cerisyi

Observation date: May 30, 2021
Submitted by: dakonz
Verified by: Mark Wheeler
Verified date: Jun 03, 2021
Region: United States, Minnesota, Cass County

Promethea silkmoth
Callosamia promethea

Observation date: Jun 02, 2021
Submitted by: Jberg2036
Verified by: Mark Wheeler
Verified date: Jun 03, 2021
Region: United States, Minnesota, Beltrami County

Rosy maple moth
Dryocampa rubicunda

Observation date: May 30, 2021
Submitted by: dakonz
Verified by: Mark Wheeler
Verified date: Jun 02, 2021
Region: United States, Minnesota, Cass County

Luna moth
Actias luna

Observation date: May 31, 2021
Submitted by: dakonz
Verified by: Mark Wheeler
Verified date: Jun 02, 2021
Region: United States, Minnesota, Cass County

Abbott's sphinx
Sphecodina abbottii

Observation date: Jun 12, 2020
Submitted by: Selamae
Verified by: Tom Middagh
Verified date: May 30, 2021
Region: United States, Minnesota, Hennepin County

Spotted Tussock Moth or Yellow-Spotted Tiger Moth
Lophocampa maculata

Observation date: May 16, 2020
Submitted by: slh-bugid2020
Verified by: Tom Middagh
Verified date: May 30, 2021
Region: United States, Minnesota, Dakota County

Fingered Dagger Moth
Acronicta dactylina

Observation date: Sep 21, 2019
Submitted by: w
Verified by: Tom Middagh
Verified date: May 30, 2021
Region: United States, Minnesota, Carlton County

Brown-hooded Owlet
Cucullia convexipennis

Observation date: Sep 23, 2019
Submitted by: Jeand
Verified by: Tom Middagh
Verified date: May 30, 2021
Region: United States, Minnesota, Hennepin County

White-marked Tussock Moth
Orgyia leucostigma

Observation date: Aug 22, 2019
Submitted by: Taalinukko
Verified by: Tom Middagh
Verified date: May 29, 2021
Region: United States, Minnesota, Blue Earth County

Banded Tussock Moth or Pale Tiger Moth
Halysidota tessellaris

Observation date: Jul 06, 2018
Submitted by: dpgbfly1
Verified by: Tom Middagh
Verified date: May 29, 2021
Region: United States, Minnesota, Anoka County

Virginia Ctenucha
Ctenucha virginica

Observation date: May 06, 2020
Submitted by: bsanti0004
Verified by: Tom Middagh
Verified date: May 29, 2021
Region: United States, Minnesota, Ramsey County

Cottonwood Dagger Moth
Acronicta lepusculina

Observation date: Jul 25, 2020
Submitted by: w
Verified by: Tom Middagh
Verified date: May 29, 2021
Region: United States, Minnesota, Carlton County

Olympia Marble
Euchloe olympia

Observation date: May 05, 2021
Submitted by: Donna78
Verified by: Tom Middagh
Verified date: May 29, 2021
Region: United States, Minnesota, Anoka County

Wild Indigo Duskywing
Erynnis baptisiae

Observation date: May 17, 2021
Submitted by: jigamaree
Verified by: Tom Middagh
Verified date: May 29, 2021
Region: United States, Minnesota, Houston County

Rosy maple moth
Dryocampa rubicunda

Observation date: May 28, 2021
Submitted by: Cosmo_Is_Confused
Verified by: Mark Wheeler
Verified date: May 28, 2021
Region: United States, Minnesota, Pine County

Pearl Crescent
Phyciodes tharos

Observation date: May 24, 2021
Submitted by: jigamaree
Verified by: Tom Middagh
Verified date: May 27, 2021
Region: United States, Minnesota, Houston County
Observation date: May 16, 2021
Submitted by: Terry Grier
Verified by: Tom Middagh
Verified date: May 27, 2021
Region: United States, Minnesota, Houston County

White Spotted Sable Moth
Anania funebris

Observation date: May 26, 2021
Submitted by: Margie123
Verified by: Mark Wheeler
Verified date: May 26, 2021
Region: United States, Minnesota, Hennepin County

Nessus sphinx
Amphion floridensis

Observation date: May 25, 2021
Submitted by: dakonz
Verified by: Mark Wheeler
Verified date: May 25, 2021
Region: United States, Minnesota, Wadena County