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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Cabbage White
Pieris rapae

Observation date: Jun 13, 2021
Submitted by: a.d.levine
Verified by: rosslayberry
Verified date: Jun 13, 2021
Region: United States, New York, Orange County

The Brother Moth
Raphia frater

Observation date: Jun 11, 2021
Submitted by: Jim Lowe
Verified by: Sue Gregoire
Verified date: Jun 12, 2021
Region: United States, New York, Tompkins County

Polyphemus moth
Antheraea polyphemus

Observation date: Jun 11, 2021
Submitted by: Jim Lowe
Verified by: Sue Gregoire
Verified date: Jun 12, 2021
Region: United States, New York, Tompkins County

Common Ringlet
Coenonympha tullia

Observation date: Jun 10, 2021
Submitted by: kristasessions
Verified by: rosslayberry
Verified date: Jun 11, 2021
Region: United States, New York, Cortland County

Red-banded Hairstreak
Calycopis cecrops

Observation date: Jun 06, 2021
Submitted by: xiaomeip6
Verified by: rosslayberry
Verified date: Jun 11, 2021
Region: United States, New York, Queens County

Zabulon Skipper
Poanes zabulon

Observation date: Jun 06, 2021
Submitted by: xiaomeip6
Verified by: rosslayberry
Verified date: Jun 11, 2021
Region: United States, New York, Queens County

White Underwing
Catocala relicta

Observation date: Sep 07, 1978
Submitted by: Jim Lowe
Verified by: Sue Gregoire
Verified date: Jun 10, 2021
Region: United States, New York, St. Lawrence County
Observation date: Jun 09, 2021
Submitted by: Jim Lowe
Verified by: Sue Gregoire
Verified date: Jun 10, 2021
Region: United States, New York, Tompkins County

Common Idia Moth
Idia aemula

Observation date: Jun 10, 2021
Submitted by: monikawood
Verified by: Sue Gregoire
Verified date: Jun 10, 2021
Region: United States, New York, Steuben County

White Pine Cone Borer
Eucosma tocullionana

Observation date: Jun 10, 2021
Submitted by: monikawood
Verified by: Sue Gregoire
Verified date: Jun 10, 2021
Region: United States, New York, Steuben County

Faint-spotted Palthis Moth
Palthis asopialis

Observation date: Jun 10, 2021
Submitted by: monikawood
Verified by: Sue Gregoire
Verified date: Jun 10, 2021
Region: United States, New York, Steuben County

Oblique-banded Leafroller Moth
Choristoneura rosaceana

Observation date: Jun 10, 2021
Submitted by: monikawood
Verified by: Sue Gregoire
Verified date: Jun 10, 2021
Region: United States, New York, Steuben County

Morbid Owlet Moth
Chytolita morbidalis

Observation date: Jun 10, 2021
Submitted by: monikawood
Verified by: Sue Gregoire
Verified date: Jun 10, 2021
Region: United States, New York, Steuben County

Single-dotted Wave
Idaea dimidiata

Observation date: Jun 09, 2021
Submitted by: Joyce Grigonis
Verified by: Sue Gregoire
Verified date: Jun 10, 2021
Region: United States, New York, Suffolk County

Cabbage White
Pieris rapae

Observation date: Apr 17, 2021
Submitted by: NBBAM
Verified by: rosslayberry
Verified date: Jun 09, 2021
Region: United States, New York, Westchester County

Cabbage White
Pieris rapae

Observation date: Apr 04, 2021
Submitted by: NBBAM
Verified by: rosslayberry
Verified date: Jun 09, 2021
Region: United States, New York, Westchester County

Black Swallowtail
Papilio polyxenes

Observation date: Jun 07, 2021
Submitted by: kristasessions
Verified by: rosslayberry
Verified date: Jun 09, 2021
Region: United States, New York, Cortland County
Observation date: Jun 08, 2021
Submitted by: kristasessions
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: Jun 09, 2021
Region: United States, New York, Tompkins County

Black Wedge-spot
Homophoberia apicosa

Observation date: Jun 06, 2021
Submitted by: Sue Gregoire
Verified by: Sue Gregoire
Verified date: Jun 08, 2021
Region: Schuyler County, New York, United States

Pepper and Salt Skipper
Amblyscirtes hegon

Observation date: Jun 06, 2021
Submitted by: kristasessions
Verified by: rosslayberry
Verified date: Jun 08, 2021
Region: United States, New York, Tompkins County

Eastern Tailed-Blue
Cupido comyntas

Observation date: Jun 07, 2021
Submitted by: kristasessions
Verified by: rosslayberry
Verified date: Jun 08, 2021
Region: United States, New York, Cortland County

Hemlock Angle
Macaria fissinotata

Observation date: Jun 05, 2021
Submitted by: Ed Harrison
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: Jun 08, 2021
Region: United States, New York, Saratoga County

Dark-spotted Palthis Moth
Palthis angulalis

Observation date: Jun 07, 2021
Submitted by: kristasessions
Verified by: Sue Gregoire
Verified date: Jun 08, 2021
Region: United States, New York, Cortland County

Bluish Spring Moth
Lomographa semiclarata

Observation date: Jun 06, 2021
Submitted by: kristasessions
Verified by: Sue Gregoire
Verified date: Jun 08, 2021
Region: United States, New York, Tompkins County

Morbid Owlet Moth
Chytolita morbidalis

Observation date: Jun 06, 2021
Submitted by: Jim Lowe
Verified by: Sue Gregoire
Verified date: Jun 08, 2021
Region: United States, New York, Tompkins County

Decorated Owlet
Pangrapta decoralis

Observation date: Jun 07, 2021
Submitted by: AV-Photo1
Verified by: Sue Gregoire
Verified date: Jun 08, 2021
Region: United States, New York, Suffolk County

European Yellow Underwing
Noctua pronuba

Observation date: Jun 06, 2021
Submitted by: kristasessions
Verified by: Sue Gregoire
Verified date: Jun 08, 2021
Region: United States, New York, Tompkins County
Observation date: Jun 05, 2021
Submitted by: Jim Lowe
Verified by: Sue Gregoire
Verified date: Jun 06, 2021
Region: United States, New York, Tompkins County

Colorful Zale
Zale minerea

Observation date: Jun 05, 2021
Submitted by: lantana
Verified by: Sue Gregoire
Verified date: Jun 06, 2021
Region: United States, New York, Suffolk County

Morbid Owlet Moth
Chytolita morbidalis

Observation date: Jun 06, 2021
Submitted by: AV-Photo1
Verified by: Sue Gregoire
Verified date: Jun 06, 2021
Region: United States, New York, Suffolk County

Zabulon Skipper
Poanes zabulon

Observation date: Jun 06, 2021
Submitted by: JeffPollan
Verified by: rosslayberry
Verified date: Jun 06, 2021
Region: United States, New York, Queens County

Northern Crescent
Phyciodes cocyta

Observation date: Jun 04, 2021
Submitted by: computer
Verified by: rosslayberry
Verified date: Jun 06, 2021
Region: United States, New York, Saratoga County

Atlantis Fritillary
Speyeria atlantis

Observation date: Jun 05, 2021
Submitted by: Ed Harrison
Verified by: rosslayberry
Verified date: Jun 06, 2021
Region: United States, New York, Saratoga County

Bent-Lined Gray
Iridopsis larvaria

Observation date: Jun 05, 2021
Submitted by: Jim Lowe
Verified by: Sue Gregoire
Verified date: Jun 06, 2021
Region: United States, New York, Tompkins County

Eastern Grass-veneer
Crambus laqueatellus

Observation date: Jun 04, 2021
Submitted by: Jim Lowe
Verified by: Sue Gregoire
Verified date: Jun 04, 2021
Region: United States, New York, Tompkins County

Dark-spotted Palthis Moth
Palthis angulalis

Observation date: Jun 03, 2021
Submitted by: monikawood
Verified by: Sue Gregoire
Verified date: Jun 04, 2021
Region: United States, New York, Steuben County
Observation date: Jun 03, 2021
Submitted by: kristasessions
Verified by: Sue Gregoire
Verified date: Jun 04, 2021
Region: United States, New York, Cortland County

Green Leuconycta
Leuconycta diphteroides

Observation date: Jun 03, 2021
Submitted by: Jim Lowe
Verified by: Sue Gregoire
Verified date: Jun 04, 2021
Region: United States, New York, Tompkins County
Observation date: Jun 02, 2021
Submitted by: Ed Harrison
Verified by: Sue Gregoire
Verified date: Jun 04, 2021
Region: United States, New York, Saratoga County

Hemlock Angle
Macaria fissinotata

Observation date: May 28, 2012
Submitted by: scrowe
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: Jun 04, 2021
Region: United States, New York, Fulton County

Airy Apamea
Apamea vultuosa

Observation date: Jun 02, 2021
Submitted by: Sue Gregoire
Verified by: Sue Gregoire
Verified date: Jun 03, 2021
Region: Schuyler County, New York, United States

Waved sphinx
Ceratomia undulosa

Observation date: Jun 02, 2021
Submitted by: jblanch
Verified by: Sue Gregoire
Verified date: Jun 03, 2021
Region: United States, New York, Oneida County

Confused Haploa
Haploa confusa

Observation date: Jul 23, 2012
Submitted by: billanddogs
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: May 30, 2021
Region: Franklin County, New York, United States

Virgin Tiger Moth
Grammia virgo

Observation date: Jun 21, 2012
Submitted by: Shadymoe
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: May 30, 2021
Region: Franklin County, New York, United States

European Yellow Underwing
Noctua pronuba

Observation date: Jan 29, 2012
Submitted by: adamholland
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: May 30, 2021
Region: Rockland County, New York, United States

Red Twin-spot
Xanthorhoe ferrugata

Observation date: May 28, 2021
Submitted by: kristasessions
Verified by: Sue Gregoire
Verified date: May 30, 2021
Region: United States, New York, Tompkins County

White Spring Moth
Lomographa vestaliata

Observation date: May 28, 2021
Submitted by: kristasessions
Verified by: Sue Gregoire
Verified date: May 30, 2021
Region: United States, New York, Tompkins County

Northern Crescent
Phyciodes cocyta

Observation date: May 17, 2021
Submitted by: AV-Photo1
Verified by: rosslayberry
Verified date: May 29, 2021
Region: United States, New York, Suffolk County

Explicit Arches
Lacinipolia explicata

Observation date: May 27, 2021
Submitted by: JeffPollan
Verified by: Sue Gregoire
Verified date: May 29, 2021
Region: United States, New York, Queens County

Confused Haploa
Haploa confusa

Observation date: May 25, 2021
Submitted by: kristasessions
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: May 27, 2021
Region: Cortland County, New York, United States

Wavy-Lined Emerald
Synchlora aerata

Observation date: May 26, 2021
Submitted by: makelemonade
Verified by: Sue Gregoire
Verified date: May 27, 2021
Region: United States, New York, Rockland County

Lettered sphinx
Deidamia inscriptum

Observation date: May 25, 2021
Submitted by: LAChaffie
Verified by: Sue Gregoire
Verified date: May 26, 2021
Region: United States, New York, Seneca County

Powdered Bigwing
Lobophora nivigerata

Observation date: May 21, 2021
Submitted by: Jim Lowe
Verified by: Sue Gregoire
Verified date: May 23, 2021
Region: United States, New York, Tompkins County
Observation date: May 19, 2021
Submitted by: Jim Lowe
Verified by: Sue Gregoire
Verified date: May 21, 2021
Region: United States, New York, Tompkins County

Polyphemus moth
Antheraea polyphemus

Observation date: May 17, 2021
Submitted by: Kimmiepoppins
Verified by: Sue Gregoire
Verified date: May 21, 2021
Region: United States, New York, Putnam County
Observation date: Mar 23, 2021
Submitted by: CathK
Verified by: Sue Gregoire
Verified date: May 21, 2021
Region: United States, New York, Albany County

Eight-spotted Forester
Alypia octomaculata

Observation date: May 19, 2021
Submitted by: Kay8
Verified by: Sue Gregoire
Verified date: May 20, 2021
Region: United States, New York, Ulster County

Tissue Moth
Triphosa haesitata

Observation date: May 18, 2021
Submitted by: Sue Gregoire
Verified by: Sue Gregoire
Verified date: May 19, 2021
Region: Schuyler County, New York, United States

Curved-Toothed Geometer
Eutrapela clemataria

Observation date: May 17, 2021
Submitted by: Jim Lowe
Verified by: Sue Gregoire
Verified date: May 19, 2021
Region: United States, New York, Tompkins County

Luna moth
Actias luna

Observation date: May 18, 2021
Submitted by: Gerald Friesen
Verified by: rosslayberry
Verified date: May 18, 2021
Region: Columbia County, New York, United States

Eastern Pine Elfin
Callophrys niphon

Observation date: May 12, 2021
Submitted by: gjkoppel
Verified by: rosslayberry
Verified date: May 17, 2021
Region: United States, New York, Wyoming County

Little Carpenterworm Moth
Prionoxystus macmurtrei

Observation date: May 16, 2021
Submitted by: JeffPollan
Verified by: Sue Gregoire
Verified date: May 17, 2021
Region: United States, New York, Queens County

Figured Tiger Moth
Grammia figurata

Observation date: May 15, 2021
Submitted by: makelemonade
Verified by: Sue Gregoire
Verified date: May 16, 2021
Region: United States, New York, Rockland County