Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Recently Verified Sightings

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Observation date: Aug 15, 2022
Submitted by: rocksnstars
Verified by: Sue Gregoire
Verified date: Aug 16, 2022
Region: United States, Maine, Oxford County

Large Maple Spanworm Moth
Prochoerodes lineola

Observation date: Aug 15, 2022
Submitted by: rocksnstars
Verified by: Sue Gregoire
Verified date: Aug 16, 2022
Region: United States, Maine, Oxford County

Yellow Three-spot
Apamea helva

Observation date: Aug 13, 2022
Submitted by: rocksnstars
Verified by: Sue Gregoire
Verified date: Aug 15, 2022
Region: United States, Maine, Oxford County

Arched Hooktip
Drepana arcuata

Observation date: Aug 12, 2022
Submitted by: keyofpel
Verified by: Sue Gregoire
Verified date: Aug 14, 2022
Region: United States, Maine, Kennebec County
Observation date: Aug 12, 2022
Submitted by: rocksnstars
Verified by: Sue Gregoire
Verified date: Aug 13, 2022
Region: United States, Maine, Oxford County

Bedstraw hawkmoth
Hyles gallii

Observation date: Aug 12, 2022
Submitted by: pamela h.
Verified by: Sue Gregoire
Verified date: Aug 13, 2022
Region: United States, Maine, Hancock County

Northern Pearly-eye
Enodia anthedon

Observation date: Aug 10, 2022
Submitted by: rocksnstars
Verified by: John Calhoun
Verified date: Aug 12, 2022
Region: United States, Maine, Oxford County

Large Maple Spanworm Moth
Prochoerodes lineola

Observation date: Aug 09, 2022
Submitted by: keyofpel
Verified by: Sue Gregoire
Verified date: Aug 10, 2022
Region: United States, Maine, Kennebec County

Watermilfoil Leafcutter Moth
Parapoynx allionealis

Observation date: Aug 05, 2022
Submitted by: rocksnstars
Verified by: Sue Gregoire
Verified date: Aug 10, 2022
Region: United States, Maine, Oxford County

Pale Metanema
Metanema inatomaria

Observation date: Aug 06, 2022
Submitted by: rocksnstars
Verified by: Sue Gregoire
Verified date: Aug 10, 2022
Region: United States, Maine, Oxford County

Wavy-Lined Emerald
Synchlora aerata

Observation date: Aug 08, 2022
Submitted by: rocksnstars
Verified by: Sue Gregoire
Verified date: Aug 09, 2022
Region: United States, Maine, Oxford County

Ilia Underwing
Catocala ilia

Observation date: May 28, 2022
Submitted by: carex17
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: Aug 09, 2022
Region: United States, Maine, Penobscot County

Rosy maple moth
Dryocampa rubicunda

Observation date: Aug 05, 2022
Submitted by: rocksnstars
Verified by: Sue Gregoire
Verified date: Aug 08, 2022
Region: United States, Maine, Oxford County

Black-and-yellow Lichen Moth
Lycomorpha pholus

Observation date: Aug 06, 2022
Submitted by: chherrmann
Verified by: Sue Gregoire
Verified date: Aug 07, 2022
Region: United States, Maine, Sagadahoc County

Hummingbird Clearwing
Hemaris thysbe

Observation date: Aug 06, 2022
Submitted by: Jgrzyb
Verified by: Sue Gregoire
Verified date: Aug 07, 2022
Region: United States, Maine, Cumberland County
Observation date: Jul 28, 2022
Submitted by: Woodsqueer
Verified by: John Calhoun
Verified date: Aug 06, 2022
Region: United States, Maine, Franklin County

Northern Broken-Dash
Wallengrenia egeremet

Observation date: Jul 24, 2022
Submitted by: carex17
Verified by: John Calhoun
Verified date: Aug 06, 2022
Region: United States, Maine, Penobscot County

Delaware Skipper
Anatrytone logan

Observation date: Jul 28, 2022
Submitted by: carex17
Verified by: John Calhoun
Verified date: Aug 06, 2022
Region: United States, Maine, Penobscot County

Dun Skipper
Euphyes vestris

Observation date: Jul 28, 2022
Submitted by: carex17
Verified by: John Calhoun
Verified date: Aug 06, 2022
Region: United States, Maine, Penobscot County
Observation date: Aug 01, 2022
Submitted by: pamela h.
Verified by: John Calhoun
Verified date: Aug 06, 2022
Region: United States, Maine, Hancock County
Observation date: Aug 04, 2022
Submitted by: clane
Verified by: John Calhoun
Verified date: Aug 06, 2022
Region: United States, Maine, Androscoggin County

Hummingbird Clearwing
Hemaris thysbe

Observation date: Jul 29, 2022
Submitted by: clane
Verified by: Sue Gregoire
Verified date: Aug 06, 2022
Region: United States, Maine, Androscoggin County

Blinded sphinx
Paonias excaecata

Observation date: Jul 31, 2022
Submitted by: keyofpel
Verified by: Sue Gregoire
Verified date: Aug 02, 2022
Region: United States, Maine, Kennebec County

Black Zigzag
Panthea acronyctoides

Observation date: Jul 30, 2022
Submitted by: npacadia
Verified by: Sue Gregoire
Verified date: Aug 01, 2022
Region: United States, Maine, Hancock County

Black-rimmed Prominent
Pheosia rimosa

Observation date: Jul 30, 2022
Submitted by: npacadia
Verified by: Sue Gregoire
Verified date: Aug 01, 2022
Region: United States, Maine, Hancock County

Pepper and Salt Geometer
Biston betularia

Observation date: Jul 30, 2022
Submitted by: npacadia
Verified by: Sue Gregoire
Verified date: Aug 01, 2022
Region: United States, Maine, Hancock County

Brown Pine Looper
Caripeta angustiorata

Observation date: Jul 30, 2022
Submitted by: npacadia
Verified by: Sue Gregoire
Verified date: Aug 01, 2022
Region: United States, Maine, Hancock County

Raspberry Bud Dagger Moth
Acronicta increta

Observation date: Jul 30, 2022
Submitted by: npacadia
Verified by: Sue Gregoire
Verified date: Aug 01, 2022
Region: United States, Maine, Hancock County

Bicolored Moth
Eilema bicolor

Observation date: Jul 30, 2022
Submitted by: npacadia
Verified by: Sue Gregoire
Verified date: Aug 01, 2022
Region: United States, Maine, Hancock County

Pale Metanema
Metanema inatomaria

Observation date: Jul 30, 2022
Submitted by: npacadia
Verified by: Sue Gregoire
Verified date: Aug 01, 2022
Region: United States, Maine, Hancock County

The Bent-line Carpet
Costaconvexa centrostrigaria

Observation date: Jul 30, 2022
Submitted by: npacadia
Verified by: Sue Gregoire
Verified date: Aug 01, 2022
Region: United States, Maine, Hancock County

Bog Bibarrambla Moth
Bibarrambla allenella

Observation date: Jul 30, 2022
Submitted by: npacadia
Verified by: Sue Gregoire
Verified date: Aug 01, 2022
Region: United States, Maine, Hancock County

Minor Angle Moth
Macaria minorata

Observation date: Jul 30, 2022
Submitted by: npacadia
Verified by: Sue Gregoire
Verified date: Aug 01, 2022
Region: United States, Maine, Hancock County

Virgin Tiger Moth
Grammia virgo

Observation date: Jul 31, 2022
Submitted by: sallyanne
Verified by: Sue Gregoire
Verified date: Aug 01, 2022
Region: United States, Maine, Hancock County

Variegated Cutworm Moth
Peridroma saucia

Observation date: Jul 30, 2022
Submitted by: npacadia
Verified by: Sue Gregoire
Verified date: Jul 31, 2022
Region: United States, Maine, Hancock County

Common Idia Moth
Idia aemula

Observation date: Jul 30, 2022
Submitted by: npacadia
Verified by: Sue Gregoire
Verified date: Jul 31, 2022
Region: United States, Maine, Hancock County

Oblique-banded Leafroller Moth
Choristoneura rosaceana

Observation date: Jul 30, 2022
Submitted by: npacadia
Verified by: Sue Gregoire
Verified date: Jul 31, 2022
Region: United States, Maine, Hancock County

Dotted Leaftier Moth
Psilocorsis reflexella

Observation date: Jul 30, 2022
Submitted by: npacadia
Verified by: Sue Gregoire
Verified date: Jul 31, 2022
Region: United States, Maine, Hancock County
Observation date: Jul 30, 2022
Submitted by: npacadia
Verified by: Sue Gregoire
Verified date: Jul 31, 2022
Region: United States, Maine, Hancock County

American Flame-shouldered Dart
Ochropleura implecta

Observation date: Jul 30, 2022
Submitted by: npacadia
Verified by: Sue Gregoire
Verified date: Jul 31, 2022
Region: United States, Maine, Hancock County

Rotund Idia Moth
Idia rotundalis

Observation date: Jul 30, 2022
Submitted by: npacadia
Verified by: Sue Gregoire
Verified date: Jul 31, 2022
Region: United States, Maine, Hancock County

Rotund Idia Moth
Idia rotundalis

Observation date: Jul 30, 2022
Submitted by: npacadia
Verified by: Sue Gregoire
Verified date: Jul 31, 2022
Region: United States, Maine, Hancock County

Lesser Maple Spanworm Moth
Speranza pustularia

Observation date: Jul 30, 2022
Submitted by: npacadia
Verified by: Sue Gregoire
Verified date: Jul 31, 2022
Region: United States, Maine, Hancock County

Six-spotted Gray Moth
Spargaloma sexpunctata

Observation date: Jul 30, 2022
Submitted by: npacadia
Verified by: Sue Gregoire
Verified date: Jul 31, 2022
Region: United States, Maine, Hancock County

Porcelain Gray
Protoboarmia porcelaria

Observation date: Jul 30, 2022
Submitted by: npacadia
Verified by: Sue Gregoire
Verified date: Jul 31, 2022
Region: United States, Maine, Hancock County

American dun-bar Moth
Cosmia calami

Observation date: Jul 30, 2022
Submitted by: npacadia
Verified by: Sue Gregoire
Verified date: Jul 31, 2022
Region: United States, Maine, Hancock County

Streaked Tussock Moth
Dasychira obliquata

Observation date: Jul 30, 2022
Submitted by: npacadia
Verified by: Sue Gregoire
Verified date: Jul 31, 2022
Region: United States, Maine, Hancock County

Sweetfern Geometer
Cyclophora pendulinaria

Observation date: Jul 30, 2022
Submitted by: npacadia
Verified by: Sue Gregoire
Verified date: Jul 31, 2022
Region: United States, Maine, Hancock County

Angulose Prominent
Peridea angulosa

Observation date: Jul 30, 2022
Submitted by: npacadia
Verified by: Sue Gregoire
Verified date: Jul 31, 2022
Region: United States, Maine, Hancock County

Painted Lichen Moth
Hypoprepia fucosa

Observation date: Jul 30, 2022
Submitted by: npacadia
Verified by: Sue Gregoire
Verified date: Jul 31, 2022
Region: United States, Maine, Hancock County

Oblique-banded Leafroller Moth
Choristoneura rosaceana

Observation date: Jul 30, 2022
Submitted by: npacadia
Verified by: Sue Gregoire
Verified date: Jul 31, 2022
Region: United States, Maine, Hancock County

Sordid Underwing
Catocala sordida

Observation date: Jul 30, 2022
Submitted by: npacadia
Verified by: Sue Gregoire
Verified date: Jul 31, 2022
Region: United States, Maine, Hancock County

Graceful Underwing
Catocala gracilis

Observation date: Jul 30, 2022
Submitted by: npacadia
Verified by: Sue Gregoire
Verified date: Jul 31, 2022
Region: United States, Maine, Hancock County

Red-lined Panopoda
Panopoda rufimargo

Observation date: Jul 30, 2022
Submitted by: npacadia
Verified by: Sue Gregoire
Verified date: Jul 30, 2022
Region: United States, Maine, Hancock County

Boldly-marked Archips
Archips dissitana

Observation date: Jul 28, 2022
Submitted by: rocksnstars
Verified by: Sue Gregoire
Verified date: Jul 29, 2022
Region: United States, Maine, Oxford County

Common Tan Wave
Pleuroprucha insulsaria

Observation date: Jul 27, 2022
Submitted by: keyofpel
Verified by: Sue Gregoire
Verified date: Jul 28, 2022
Region: United States, Maine, Kennebec County

Great Spangled Fritillary
Speyeria cybele

Observation date: Jul 07, 2022
Submitted by: rocksnstars
Verified by: John Calhoun
Verified date: Jul 27, 2022
Region: United States, Maine, Oxford County

Atlantis Fritillary
Speyeria atlantis

Observation date: Jul 07, 2022
Submitted by: rocksnstars
Verified by: John Calhoun
Verified date: Jul 27, 2022
Region: United States, Maine, Oxford County

Long Dash
Polites mystic

Observation date: Jul 07, 2022
Submitted by: rocksnstars
Verified by: John Calhoun
Verified date: Jul 27, 2022
Region: United States, Maine, Oxford County

Great Spangled Fritillary
Speyeria cybele

Observation date: Jul 13, 2022
Submitted by: agrub
Verified by: John Calhoun
Verified date: Jul 27, 2022
Region: United States, Maine, Hancock County

Northern Crescent
Phyciodes cocyta

Observation date: Jul 27, 2022
Submitted by: rocksnstars
Verified by: John Calhoun
Verified date: Jul 27, 2022
Region: United States, Maine, Oxford County

Elm Spanworm Moth
Ennomos subsignaria

Observation date: Jul 26, 2022
Submitted by: rocksnstars
Verified by: Sue Gregoire
Verified date: Jul 26, 2022
Region: United States, Maine, Oxford County

One-Spotted Variant
Hypagyrtis unipunctata

Observation date: Jul 26, 2022
Submitted by: rocksnstars
Verified by: Sue Gregoire
Verified date: Jul 26, 2022
Region: United States, Maine, Oxford County

Chocolate Prominent
Peridea ferruginea

Observation date: Jul 26, 2022
Submitted by: rocksnstars
Verified by: Sue Gregoire
Verified date: Jul 26, 2022
Region: United States, Maine, Oxford County

Baltimore Bomolocha Moth
Hypena baltimoralis

Observation date: Jul 26, 2022
Submitted by: rocksnstars
Verified by: Sue Gregoire
Verified date: Jul 26, 2022
Region: United States, Maine, Oxford County

Arched Hooktip
Drepana arcuata

Observation date: Jul 26, 2022
Submitted by: rocksnstars
Verified by: Sue Gregoire
Verified date: Jul 26, 2022
Region: United States, Maine, Oxford County

Painted Lichen Moth
Hypoprepia fucosa

Observation date: Jul 26, 2022
Submitted by: rocksnstars
Verified by: Sue Gregoire
Verified date: Jul 26, 2022
Region: United States, Maine, Oxford County

Blinded sphinx
Paonias excaecata

Observation date: Jul 24, 2022
Submitted by: rocksnstars
Verified by: Sue Gregoire
Verified date: Jul 26, 2022
Region: United States, Maine, Oxford County

Gray Spruce Looper
Caripeta divisata

Observation date: Jul 24, 2022
Submitted by: rocksnstars
Verified by: Sue Gregoire
Verified date: Jul 26, 2022
Region: United States, Maine, Oxford County
Observation date: Jul 25, 2022
Submitted by: j9alberto
Verified by: John Calhoun
Verified date: Jul 25, 2022
Region: United States, Maine, Cumberland County

Semirelict Underwing
Catocala semirelicta

Observation date: Jul 24, 2022
Submitted by: keyofpel
Verified by: Sue Gregoire
Verified date: Jul 25, 2022
Region: United States, Maine, Kennebec County

American Lady
Vanessa virginiensis

Observation date: Jul 19, 2021
Submitted by: pgrew1@unl.edu
Verified by: John Calhoun
Verified date: Jul 24, 2022
Region: United States, Maine, Penobscot County
Observation date: Jul 23, 2022
Submitted by: pgrew1@unl.edu
Verified by: John Calhoun
Verified date: Jul 24, 2022
Region: United States, Maine, Penobscot County

Black Zigzag
Panthea acronyctoides

Observation date: Jul 23, 2022
Submitted by: pamela h.
Verified by: Sue Gregoire
Verified date: Jul 24, 2022
Region: United States, Maine, Hancock County

Elm sphinx
Ceratomia amyntor

Observation date: Jul 21, 2022
Submitted by: keyofpel
Verified by: Sue Gregoire
Verified date: Jul 22, 2022
Region: United States, Maine, Kennebec County

Clover Looper Moth
Caenurgina crassiuscula

Observation date: Jul 20, 2022
Submitted by: keyofpel
Verified by: Sue Gregoire
Verified date: Jul 22, 2022
Region: United States, Maine, Kennebec County
Observation date: Jul 20, 2022
Submitted by: keyofpel
Verified by: Sue Gregoire
Verified date: Jul 21, 2022
Region: United States, Maine, Kennebec County

Blinded sphinx
Paonias excaecata

Observation date: Jul 20, 2022
Submitted by: NominBray
Verified by: Sue Gregoire
Verified date: Jul 21, 2022
Region: United States, Maine, Cumberland County

Dun Skipper
Euphyes vestris

Observation date: Jul 17, 2022
Submitted by: pgrew1@unl.edu
Verified by: John Calhoun
Verified date: Jul 18, 2022
Region: United States, Maine, Penobscot County

Long Dash
Polites mystic

Observation date: Jul 17, 2022
Submitted by: pgrew1@unl.edu
Verified by: John Calhoun
Verified date: Jul 18, 2022
Region: United States, Maine, Penobscot County

Dun Skipper
Euphyes vestris

Observation date: Jul 11, 2022
Submitted by: pgrew1@unl.edu
Verified by: John Calhoun
Verified date: Jul 18, 2022
Region: United States, Maine, Penobscot County