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."

Andromeda Underwing
Catocala andromedae

Observation date: Aug 06, 2021
Submitted by: Quaker state mothing
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: Sep 15, 2021
Region: United States, Massachusetts, Plymouth County

Filbertworm Moth
Cydia latiferreana

Observation date: Aug 06, 2021
Submitted by: Quaker state mothing
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: Sep 15, 2021
Region: United States, Massachusetts, Plymouth County

Black Wedge-spot
Homophoberia apicosa

Observation date: Aug 06, 2021
Submitted by: Quaker state mothing
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: Sep 15, 2021
Region: United States, Massachusetts, Plymouth County

Variable Antipione
Antepione thisoaria

Observation date: Jul 30, 2021
Submitted by: Quaker state mothing
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: Sep 15, 2021
Region: United States, Massachusetts, Plymouth County

Common Grass-veneer Moth
Crambus praefectellus

Observation date: Sep 01, 2021
Submitted by: TJ in Derry
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: Sep 15, 2021
Region: United States, Massachusetts, Barnstable County
Observation date: Aug 19, 2021
Submitted by: tirvine2020
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: Sep 13, 2021
Region: United States, Massachusetts, Middlesex County
Observation date: Jul 20, 2021
Submitted by: tirvine2020
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: Sep 13, 2021
Region: United States, Massachusetts, Middlesex County
Observation date: Jul 21, 2021
Submitted by: tirvine2020
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: Sep 13, 2021
Region: United States, Massachusetts, Middlesex County

Goldenrod Leaf Miner
Cremastobombycia solidaginis

Observation date: Aug 08, 2021
Submitted by: tirvine2020
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: Sep 13, 2021
Region: United States, Massachusetts, Middlesex County
Observation date: Jul 10, 2021
Submitted by: tirvine2020
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: Sep 13, 2021
Region: United States, Massachusetts, Middlesex County

Large Tolype Moth
Tolype velleda

Observation date: Sep 12, 2021
Submitted by: klemay21
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: Sep 12, 2021
Region: United States, Massachusetts, Hampden County

Eastern Tailed-Blue
Cupido comyntas

Observation date: Sep 08, 2021
Submitted by: Ian Pepper
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: Sep 09, 2021
Region: United States, Massachusetts, Essex County

Pearl Crescent
Phyciodes tharos

Observation date: Sep 08, 2021
Submitted by: Ian Pepper
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: Sep 09, 2021
Region: United States, Massachusetts, Essex County

Pearl Crescent
Phyciodes tharos

Observation date: Sep 08, 2021
Submitted by: Ian Pepper
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: Sep 09, 2021
Region: United States, Massachusetts, Essex County

American Copper
Lycaena phlaeas

Observation date: Sep 07, 2021
Submitted by: Ian Pepper
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: Sep 07, 2021
Region: United States, Massachusetts, Essex County
Observation date: Sep 06, 2021
Submitted by: Eliciarutherford
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: Sep 06, 2021
Region: United States, Massachusetts, Hampden County
Observation date: Jul 16, 2021
Submitted by: tirvine2020
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: Sep 05, 2021
Region: United States, Massachusetts, Middlesex County

Stored Grain Moth
Aglossa caprealis

Observation date: Jun 21, 2021
Submitted by: Sheryl Johnson
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: Sep 05, 2021
Region: United States, Massachusetts, Barnstable County

Dogbane Saucrobotys Moth
Saucrobotys futilalis

Observation date: Aug 08, 2021
Submitted by: tirvine2020
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: Sep 05, 2021
Region: United States, Massachusetts, Middlesex County

Gold-striped Leaftier Moth
Machimia tentoriferella

Observation date: May 25, 2021
Submitted by: tirvine2020
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: Sep 05, 2021
Region: United States, Massachusetts, Middlesex County

Celery Looper Moth
Anagrapha falcifera

Observation date: Aug 27, 2021
Submitted by: anniebee
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: Sep 05, 2021
Region: United States, Massachusetts, Hampshire County
Observation date: Sep 04, 2021
Submitted by: Ian Pepper
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: Sep 05, 2021
Region: United States, Massachusetts, Essex County
Observation date: Sep 04, 2019
Submitted by: andrewphoto
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: Sep 04, 2021
Region: United States, Massachusetts, Plymouth County

Clouded Sulphur
Colias philodice

Observation date: Sep 02, 2021
Submitted by: Ian Pepper
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: Sep 02, 2021
Region: United States, Massachusetts, Essex County

Eastern Tailed-Blue
Cupido comyntas

Observation date: Sep 02, 2021
Submitted by: Ian Pepper
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: Sep 02, 2021
Region: United States, Massachusetts, Essex County

Common Wood-Nymph
Cercyonis pegala

Observation date: Sep 02, 2021
Submitted by: Ian Pepper
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: Sep 02, 2021
Region: United States, Massachusetts, Essex County
Observation date: Sep 02, 2021
Submitted by: Ian Pepper
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: Sep 02, 2021
Region: United States, Massachusetts, Essex County

Eastern Tailed-Blue
Cupido comyntas

Observation date: Aug 31, 2021
Submitted by: Ian Pepper
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: Sep 01, 2021
Region: United States, Massachusetts, Essex County

White-M Hairstreak
Parrhasius m album

Observation date: Aug 31, 2021
Submitted by: Ian Pepper
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: Sep 01, 2021
Region: United States, Massachusetts, Essex County

Peck's Skipper
Polites peckius

Observation date: Aug 31, 2021
Submitted by: Ian Pepper
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: Sep 01, 2021
Region: United States, Massachusetts, Essex County

Black Swallowtail
Papilio polyxenes

Observation date: Aug 31, 2021
Submitted by: Ian Pepper
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: Sep 01, 2021
Region: United States, Massachusetts, Essex County

One-Spotted Variant
Hypagyrtis unipunctata

Observation date: Jul 14, 2021
Submitted by: tirvine2020
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: Aug 31, 2021
Region: United States, Massachusetts, Middlesex County

American Lady
Vanessa virginiensis

Observation date: Aug 28, 2021
Submitted by: Ian Pepper
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: Aug 31, 2021
Region: United States, Massachusetts, Essex County

Eastern Tailed-Blue
Cupido comyntas

Observation date: Aug 30, 2021
Submitted by: Ian Pepper
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: Aug 30, 2021
Region: United States, Massachusetts, Essex County

Giant Swallowtail
Papilio cresphontes

Observation date: Aug 26, 2021
Submitted by: 1velvetcat
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: Aug 30, 2021
Region: United States, Massachusetts, Essex County

Smith's Dart
Xestia smithii

Observation date: Aug 25, 2021
Submitted by: TJ in Derry
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: Aug 28, 2021
Region: United States, Massachusetts, Middlesex County

Sharp-lined Powder Moth
Eufidonia discospilata

Observation date: Jun 02, 2021
Submitted by: bryanharvey
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: Aug 24, 2021
Region: United States, Massachusetts, Hampshire County
Observation date: Jul 16, 2021
Submitted by: tirvine2020
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: Aug 24, 2021
Region: United States, Massachusetts, Middlesex County
Observation date: Jul 16, 2021
Submitted by: tirvine2020
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: Aug 24, 2021
Region: United States, Massachusetts, Middlesex County
Observation date: Aug 21, 2021
Submitted by: Nick4244
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: Aug 21, 2021
Region: United States, Massachusetts, Barnstable County
Observation date: Jun 12, 2021
Submitted by: tirvine2020
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: Aug 21, 2021
Region: United States, Massachusetts, Middlesex County
Observation date: Jun 10, 2021
Submitted by: tirvine2020
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: Aug 21, 2021
Region: United States, Massachusetts, Middlesex County