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."

Cabbage White
Pieris rapae

Observation date: Jan 18, 2022
Submitted by: dandell
Verified by: John Calhoun
Verified date: Jan 20, 2022
Region: United States, Maine, Kennebec County

Ilia Underwing
Catocala ilia

Observation date: Jun 04, 2016
Submitted by: Jcollett0105
Verified by: BarbSendelbach
Verified date: Jan 15, 2022
Region: United States, Maine, York County

Eastern Tent Caterpillar Moth
Malacosoma americanum

Observation date: May 21, 2021
Submitted by: kathybrown
Verified by: BarbSendelbach
Verified date: Jan 11, 2022
Region: United States, Maine, Hancock County

Splendid Dagger Moth
Acronicta superans

Observation date: Aug 02, 2019
Submitted by: Crystal Cepp
Verified by: BarbSendelbach
Verified date: Jan 11, 2022
Region: United States, Maine, York County

Smeared Dagger Moth
Acronicta oblinita

Observation date: Aug 28, 2014
Submitted by: crx2aj3
Verified by: BarbSendelbach
Verified date: Jan 11, 2022
Region: United States, Maine, Hancock County

Virginia Ctenucha
Ctenucha virginica

Observation date: Sep 02, 2017
Submitted by: ZandMom
Verified by: BarbSendelbach
Verified date: Jan 11, 2022
Region: United States, Maine, York County
Observation date: Aug 08, 2019
Submitted by: Atocha48
Verified by: BarbSendelbach
Verified date: Jan 11, 2022
Region: United States, Maine, Lincoln County

Fingered Dagger Moth
Acronicta dactylina

Observation date: Sep 08, 2019
Submitted by: cgg
Verified by: BarbSendelbach
Verified date: Jan 11, 2022
Region: United States, Maine, Piscataquis County
Observation date: Jul 17, 2016
Submitted by: hedwards542
Verified by: BarbSendelbach
Verified date: Jan 11, 2022
Region: United States, Maine, Knox County

Hickory Tussock Moth or Hickory Tiger Moth
Lophocampa caryae

Observation date: Aug 20, 2017
Submitted by: Schroomer
Verified by: BarbSendelbach
Verified date: Jan 11, 2022
Region: United States, Maine, Penobscot County

Splendid Dagger Moth
Acronicta superans

Observation date: Aug 25, 2019
Submitted by: achase
Verified by: BarbSendelbach
Verified date: Jan 11, 2022
Region: United States, Maine, Cumberland County

Lobelia Dagger Moth
Acronicta lobeliae

Observation date: Aug 12, 2018
Submitted by: Sarah Maline
Verified by: curtis.lehman
Verified date: Jan 08, 2022
Region: United States, Maine, Franklin County

White-blotched Heterocampa
Heterocampa umbrata

Observation date: Aug 23, 2019
Submitted by: Samber89
Verified by: curtis.lehman
Verified date: Jan 08, 2022
Region: United States, Maine, Cumberland County

White-blotched Heterocampa
Heterocampa umbrata

Observation date: Aug 15, 2019
Submitted by: hlittlefield11
Verified by: curtis.lehman
Verified date: Jan 08, 2022
Region: United States, Maine, York County

Speared Dagger Moth
Acronicta hasta

Observation date: Jul 06, 2014
Submitted by: tirvine2020
Verified by: curtis.lehman
Verified date: Jan 08, 2022
Region: United States, Maine, York County

White-blotched Heterocampa
Heterocampa umbrata

Observation date: Aug 04, 2019
Submitted by: apocillust
Verified by: curtis.lehman
Verified date: Jan 08, 2022
Region: United States, Maine, York County

White-blotched Heterocampa
Heterocampa umbrata

Observation date: Aug 15, 2021
Submitted by: Kgrondin
Verified by: curtis.lehman
Verified date: Jan 08, 2022
Region: United States, Maine, Androscoggin County

Saddled Prominent
Heterocampa guttivitta

Observation date: Jul 30, 2020
Submitted by: onugeonerd
Verified by: curtis.lehman
Verified date: Jan 08, 2022
Region: United States, Maine, Penobscot County

Bedstraw hawkmoth
Hyles gallii

Observation date: Aug 28, 2018
Submitted by: Maine
Verified by: curtis.lehman
Verified date: Jan 07, 2022
Region: United States, Maine, Cumberland County

Hitched Arches
Melanchra adjuncta

Observation date: Sep 14, 2019
Submitted by: Rose362
Verified by: curtis.lehman
Verified date: Jan 07, 2022
Region: United States, Maine, Cumberland County

Hitched Arches
Melanchra adjuncta

Observation date: Sep 15, 2018
Submitted by: Mary Beth Morr
Verified by: curtis.lehman
Verified date: Jan 06, 2022
Region: United States, Maine, Franklin County

Rosy maple moth
Dryocampa rubicunda

Observation date: Jul 31, 2017
Submitted by: Johnnyrat
Verified by: curtis.lehman
Verified date: Jan 06, 2022
Region: United States, Maine, York County