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.
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Mead's Sulphur
Colias meadii

Observation date: Aug 14, 2022
Submitted by: dsperanza
Verified by: J_Martineau
Verified date: Aug 18, 2022
Region: United States, Montana

Two-tailed Swallowtail
Papilio multicaudata

Observation date: Aug 14, 2022
Submitted by: vikki
Verified by: J_Martineau
Verified date: Aug 18, 2022
Region: United States, Montana, Musselshell County

Variable Tussock Moth
Dasychira vagans

Observation date: Aug 16, 2022
Submitted by: Wendelin
Verified by: J_Martineau
Verified date: Aug 18, 2022
Region: United States, Montana, Ravalli County

Pale Swallowtail
Papilio eurymedon

Observation date: Jun 20, 2008
Submitted by: RLHardesty
Verified by: J_Martineau
Verified date: Aug 15, 2022
Region: United States, Montana, Flathead County

Juba Skipper
Hesperia juba

Observation date: Jun 06, 2022
Submitted by: NikkiM
Verified by: stevekohler
Verified date: Aug 10, 2022
Region: United States, Montana, Carbon County

Common Alpine
Erebia epipsodea

Observation date: Jul 06, 2022
Submitted by: Pheasantboy77
Verified by: stevekohler
Verified date: Aug 10, 2022
Region: United States, Montana, Madison County

Spurge hawkmoth
Hyles euphorbiae

Observation date: Aug 04, 2022
Submitted by: Mike Cline
Verified by: davidwdroppers
Verified date: Aug 04, 2022
Region: United States, Montana, Madison County

Anicia Checkerspot
Euphydryas anicia

Observation date: Jul 30, 2022
Submitted by: NikkiM
Verified by: J_Martineau
Verified date: Aug 04, 2022
Region: United States, Montana, Carbon County

Western Tiger Swallowtail
Papilio rutulus

Observation date: Jul 30, 2022
Submitted by: NikkiM
Verified by: J_Martineau
Verified date: Aug 02, 2022
Region: United States, Montana, Carbon County

Weidemeyer's Admiral
Limenitis weidemeyerii

Observation date: Jul 15, 2022
Submitted by: NikkiM
Verified by: J_Martineau
Verified date: Aug 02, 2022
Region: United States, Montana, Carbon County

Rocky Mountain Parnassian
Parnassius smintheus

Observation date: Jul 15, 2022
Submitted by: NikkiM
Verified by: J_Martineau
Verified date: Aug 02, 2022
Region: United States, Montana, Carbon County

Jutta Arctic
Oeneis jutta

Observation date: Jul 15, 2022
Submitted by: NikkiM
Verified by: J_Martineau
Verified date: Aug 02, 2022
Region: United States, Montana, Carbon County

Mourning Cloak
Nymphalis antiopa

Observation date: Jul 15, 2022
Submitted by: NikkiM
Verified by: J_Martineau
Verified date: Aug 02, 2022
Region: United States, Montana, Carbon County

California Tortoiseshell
Nymphalis californica

Observation date: Jul 15, 2022
Submitted by: NikkiM
Verified by: J_Martineau
Verified date: Aug 02, 2022
Region: United States, Montana, Carbon County

Atlantis Fritillary
Speyeria atlantis

Observation date: Jul 28, 2022
Submitted by: dsperanza
Verified by: J_Martineau
Verified date: Aug 01, 2022
Region: United States, Montana

Variegated Fritillary
Euptoieta claudia

Observation date: Jul 30, 2022
Submitted by: dsperanza
Verified by: J_Martineau
Verified date: Jul 31, 2022
Region: United States, Montana

Thicket Hairstreak
Callophrys spinetorum

Observation date: Jul 12, 2022
Submitted by: dsperanza
Verified by: J_Martineau
Verified date: Jul 31, 2022
Region: United States, Montana
Observation date: Jul 21, 2022
Submitted by: Wendelin
Verified by: davidwdroppers
Verified date: Jul 29, 2022
Region: United States, Montana, Park County

One-eyed sphinx
Smerinthus cerisyi

Observation date: Jul 28, 2022
Submitted by: Wisergal487
Verified by: davidwdroppers
Verified date: Jul 29, 2022
Region: United States, Montana, Ravalli County

Johnson's Euchlaena
Euchlaena johnsonaria

Observation date: Jul 28, 2022
Submitted by: Wisergal487
Verified by: davidwdroppers
Verified date: Jul 29, 2022
Region: United States, Montana, Ravalli County

Mariposa Copper
Lycaena mariposa

Observation date: Jul 21, 2022
Submitted by: Wendelin
Verified by: J_Martineau
Verified date: Jul 29, 2022
Region: United States, Montana, Park County

Hayden's Ringlet
Coenonympha haydenii

Observation date: Jul 20, 2022
Submitted by: Wendelin
Verified by: J_Martineau
Verified date: Jul 29, 2022
Region: United States, Montana, Park County
Observation date: Jul 09, 2022
Submitted by: Pheasantboy77
Verified by: davidwdroppers
Verified date: Jul 26, 2022
Region: United States, Montana, Gallatin County

Black-Banded Orange
Epelis truncataria

Observation date: Jun 26, 2022
Submitted by: NikkiM
Verified by: davidwdroppers
Verified date: Jul 26, 2022
Region: United States, Montana, Carbon County

Spurge hawkmoth
Hyles euphorbiae

Observation date: Jul 24, 2022
Submitted by: Pheasantboy77
Verified by: davidwdroppers
Verified date: Jul 25, 2022
Region: United States, Montana, Richland County

Field Crescent
Phyciodes pulchella

Observation date: Jul 09, 2022
Submitted by: NikkiM
Verified by: J_Martineau
Verified date: Jul 25, 2022
Region: United States, Montana, Carbon County

Sagebrush Checkerspot
Chlosyne acastus

Observation date: Jul 09, 2022
Submitted by: NikkiM
Verified by: J_Martineau
Verified date: Jul 25, 2022
Region: United States, Montana, Carbon County

Pink-edged Sulphur
Colias interior

Observation date: Jul 02, 2022
Submitted by: NikkiM
Verified by: J_Martineau
Verified date: Jul 25, 2022
Region: United States, Montana, Carbon County
Observation date: Jul 02, 2022
Submitted by: NikkiM
Verified by: J_Martineau
Verified date: Jul 25, 2022
Region: United States, Montana, Carbon County

Milbert's Tortoiseshell
Aglais milberti

Observation date: Jul 09, 2022
Submitted by: NikkiM
Verified by: J_Martineau
Verified date: Jul 25, 2022
Region: United States, Montana, Carbon County

Thicket Hairstreak
Callophrys spinetorum

Observation date: Jul 02, 2022
Submitted by: NikkiM
Verified by: J_Martineau
Verified date: Jul 23, 2022
Region: United States, Montana, Carbon County
Observation date: Jul 02, 2022
Submitted by: NikkiM
Verified by: J_Martineau
Verified date: Jul 23, 2022
Region: United States, Montana, Carbon County

Thicket Hairstreak
Callophrys spinetorum

Observation date: Jul 02, 2022
Submitted by: NikkiM
Verified by: J_Martineau
Verified date: Jul 23, 2022
Region: United States, Montana, Carbon County

Anicia Checkerspot
Euphydryas anicia

Observation date: Jul 21, 2022
Submitted by: dsperanza
Verified by: J_Martineau
Verified date: Jul 23, 2022
Region: United States, Montana

Stella Orangetip
Anthocharis stella

Observation date: Jul 02, 2022
Submitted by: NikkiM
Verified by: J_Martineau
Verified date: Jul 23, 2022
Region: United States, Montana, Carbon County

Northern Crescent
Phyciodes cocyta

Observation date: Jul 15, 2022
Submitted by: Lee West
Verified by: J_Martineau
Verified date: Jul 23, 2022
Region: United States, Montana, Fergus County

Christina Sulphur
Colias christina

Observation date: Jul 21, 2022
Submitted by: dsperanza
Verified by: J_Martineau
Verified date: Jul 23, 2022
Region: United States, Montana

Chryxus Arctic
Oeneis chryxus

Observation date: Jul 02, 2022
Submitted by: NikkiM
Verified by: J_Martineau
Verified date: Jul 23, 2022
Region: United States, Montana, Carbon County

Peck's Skipper
Polites peckius

Observation date: Jun 18, 2022
Submitted by: NikkiM
Verified by: J_Martineau
Verified date: Jul 23, 2022
Region: United States, Montana, Yellowstone County

Peck's Skipper
Polites peckius

Observation date: Jul 17, 2022
Submitted by: dsperanza
Verified by: J_Martineau
Verified date: Jul 23, 2022
Region: United States, Montana

Hoary Comma
Polygonia gracilis

Observation date: Jul 02, 2022
Submitted by: NikkiM
Verified by: J_Martineau
Verified date: Jul 23, 2022
Region: United States, Montana, Carbon County

Western Tent Caterpillar Moth
Malacosoma californicum

Observation date: Jul 02, 2022
Submitted by: NikkiM
Verified by: J_Martineau
Verified date: Jul 23, 2022
Region: United States, Montana, Carbon County

Silvery Blue
Glaucopsyche lygdamus

Observation date: Jun 26, 2022
Submitted by: NikkiM
Verified by: J_Martineau
Verified date: Jul 23, 2022
Region: United States, Montana, Carbon County

Anise Swallowtail
Papilio zelicaon

Observation date: Jul 02, 2022
Submitted by: NikkiM
Verified by: J_Martineau
Verified date: Jul 23, 2022
Region: United States, Montana, Carbon County

Margined White
Pieris marginalis

Observation date: Jul 12, 2022
Submitted by: cindi
Verified by: J_Martineau
Verified date: Jul 23, 2022
Region: United States, Montana, Gallatin County

Two-tailed Swallowtail
Papilio multicaudata

Observation date: Jul 17, 2022
Submitted by: Wendelin
Verified by: J_Martineau
Verified date: Jul 23, 2022
Region: United States, Montana, Chouteau County

One-eyed sphinx
Smerinthus cerisyi

Observation date: Jul 20, 2022
Submitted by: AbuBee
Verified by: davidwdroppers
Verified date: Jul 22, 2022
Region: United States, Montana, Ravalli County