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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'Astyanax' Red-spotted Purple
Limenitis arthemis astyanax

Observation date: Sep 17, 2022
Submitted by: Dennis Forsythe
Verified by: Dennis Forsythe
Verified date: Sep 24, 2022
Region: United States, South Carolina, Calhoun County

Sleepy Orange
Abaeis nicippe

Observation date: Sep 17, 2022
Submitted by: Dennis Forsythe
Verified by: Dennis Forsythe
Verified date: Sep 24, 2022
Region: United States, South Carolina, Calhoun County

Cloudless Sulphur
Phoebis sennae

Observation date: Sep 17, 2022
Submitted by: Dennis Forsythe
Verified by: Dennis Forsythe
Verified date: Sep 24, 2022
Region: United States, South Carolina, Calhoun County

Gulf Fritillary
Agraulis vanillae

Observation date: Sep 23, 2022
Submitted by: Chip Gilbert
Verified by: Dennis Forsythe
Verified date: Sep 24, 2022
Region: United States, South Carolina, Greenville County

Long-tailed Skipper
Urbanus proteus

Observation date: Sep 17, 2022
Submitted by: Dennis Forsythe
Verified by: Dennis Forsythe
Verified date: Sep 24, 2022
Region: United States, South Carolina, Calhoun County

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail
Papilio glaucus

Observation date: Sep 17, 2022
Submitted by: Dennis Forsythe
Verified by: Dennis Forsythe
Verified date: Sep 24, 2022
Region: United States, South Carolina, Calhoun County

Gulf Fritillary
Agraulis vanillae

Observation date: Sep 17, 2022
Submitted by: Dennis Forsythe
Verified by: Dennis Forsythe
Verified date: Sep 24, 2022
Region: United States, South Carolina, Calhoun County

Silver-spotted Skipper
Epargyreus clarus

Observation date: May 17, 2022
Submitted by: Dennis Forsythe
Verified by: Dennis Forsythe
Verified date: Sep 24, 2022
Region: United States, South Carolina, Calhoun County

Whirlabout
Polites vibex

Observation date: Sep 17, 2022
Submitted by: Dennis Forsythe
Verified by: Dennis Forsythe
Verified date: Sep 24, 2022
Region: United States, South Carolina, Calhoun County

Velvetbean Caterpillar Moth
Anticarsia gemmatalis

Observation date: Sep 20, 2022
Submitted by: speele
Verified by: Dennis Forsythe
Verified date: Sep 24, 2022
Region: United States, South Carolina, Pickens County

Gulf Fritillary
Agraulis vanillae

Observation date: Sep 23, 2022
Submitted by: Chip Gilbert
Verified by: John Calhoun
Verified date: Sep 23, 2022
Region: United States, South Carolina, Greenville County

Three-lined Flower Moth
Schinia trifascia

Observation date: Sep 21, 2022
Submitted by: Dennis Forsythe
Verified by: Dennis Forsythe
Verified date: Sep 23, 2022
Region: Georgetown County, South Carolina, United States

Zebra Heliconian
Heliconius charithonia

Observation date: Sep 22, 2022
Submitted by: Chip Gilbert
Verified by: Dennis Forsythe
Verified date: Sep 23, 2022
Region: United States, South Carolina, Greenville County

Zebra Heliconian
Heliconius charithonia

Observation date: Sep 21, 2022
Submitted by: Chip Gilbert
Verified by: Dennis Forsythe
Verified date: Sep 22, 2022
Region: United States, South Carolina, Greenville County

Crossline Skipper
Polites origenes

Observation date: Sep 04, 2022
Submitted by: hflamholtz
Verified by: Dennis Forsythe
Verified date: Sep 20, 2022
Region: United States, South Carolina, Richland County

Filbertworm Moth
Cydia latiferreana

Observation date: Sep 18, 2022
Submitted by: JamieLynn
Verified by: Dennis Forsythe
Verified date: Sep 20, 2022
Region: United States, South Carolina, Aiken County

Fiery Skipper
Hylephila phyleus

Observation date: Sep 11, 2022
Submitted by: Chip Gilbert
Verified by: Dennis Forsythe
Verified date: Sep 20, 2022
Region: United States, South Carolina, Greenville County
Observation date: Sep 17, 2022
Submitted by: Dennis Forsythe
Verified by: Dennis Forsythe
Verified date: Sep 20, 2022
Region: United States, South Carolina, Calhoun County

Painted Lady
Vanessa cardui

Observation date: Sep 17, 2022
Submitted by: Dennis Forsythe
Verified by: Dennis Forsythe
Verified date: Sep 20, 2022
Region: United States, South Carolina, Calhoun County

Common Idia Moth
Idia aemula

Observation date: Sep 19, 2022
Submitted by: JamieLynn
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: Sep 19, 2022
Region: United States, South Carolina, Aiken County

Pygmy Redectis
Redectis pygmaea

Observation date: Sep 18, 2022
Submitted by: JamieLynn
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: Sep 18, 2022
Region: United States, South Carolina, Aiken County

Oval-based Prominent
Peridea basitriens

Observation date: Sep 18, 2022
Submitted by: JamieLynn
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: Sep 18, 2022
Region: United States, South Carolina, Aiken County

Clouded Skipper
Lerema accius

Observation date: Sep 11, 2022
Submitted by: hflamholtz
Verified by: Dennis Forsythe
Verified date: Sep 18, 2022
Region: United States, South Carolina, Richland County

Tawny Emperor
Asterocampa clyton

Observation date: Sep 11, 2022
Submitted by: Ken Cheeks
Verified by: Dennis Forsythe
Verified date: Sep 18, 2022
Region: United States, South Carolina, Edgefield County

Dimorphic Bomolocha Moth
Hypena bijugalis

Observation date: Sep 16, 2022
Submitted by: JamieLynn
Verified by: Dennis Forsythe
Verified date: Sep 17, 2022
Region: United States, South Carolina, Aiken County

American Snout
Libytheana carinenta

Observation date: May 29, 2022
Submitted by: systanfield
Verified by: Dennis Forsythe
Verified date: Sep 17, 2022
Region: United States, South Carolina, Lexington County

Pink-spotted hawkmoth
Agrius cingulata

Observation date: Sep 16, 2022
Submitted by: JamieLynn
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: Sep 16, 2022
Region: United States, South Carolina, Aiken County

Oblique Heterocampa
Heterocampa obliqua

Observation date: Sep 11, 2022
Submitted by: Ken Cheeks
Verified by: John Calhoun
Verified date: Sep 16, 2022
Region: United States, South Carolina, Edgefield County

Spicebush Swallowtail
Papilio troilus

Observation date: Jun 12, 2022
Submitted by: Ryan84
Verified by: Dennis Forsythe
Verified date: Sep 15, 2022
Region: United States, South Carolina, Dorchester County

Horace's Duskywing
Erynnis horatius

Observation date: Sep 14, 2022
Submitted by: Ryan84
Verified by: Dennis Forsythe
Verified date: Sep 15, 2022
Region: United States, South Carolina, Charleston County

Twin-spot Skipper
Oligoria maculata

Observation date: Sep 14, 2022
Submitted by: Ryan84
Verified by: Dennis Forsythe
Verified date: Sep 15, 2022
Region: United States, South Carolina, Charleston County

Tropical Checkered-Skipper
Burnsius oileus

Observation date: Sep 14, 2022
Submitted by: Ryan84
Verified by: Dennis Forsythe
Verified date: Sep 15, 2022
Region: United States, South Carolina, Charleston County

Cassius Blue
Leptotes cassius

Observation date: Sep 14, 2022
Submitted by: Ryan84
Verified by: Dennis Forsythe
Verified date: Sep 15, 2022
Region: United States, South Carolina, Charleston County

Eufala Skipper
Lerodea eufala

Observation date: Sep 13, 2022
Submitted by: Ryan84
Verified by: Dennis Forsythe
Verified date: Sep 14, 2022
Region: United States, South Carolina, Charleston County

Salt Marsh Skipper
Panoquina panoquin

Observation date: Sep 13, 2022
Submitted by: Ryan84
Verified by: Dennis Forsythe
Verified date: Sep 14, 2022
Region: United States, South Carolina, Charleston County

Primrose Cochylid Moth
Atroposia oenotherana

Observation date: Sep 05, 2022
Submitted by: hflamholtz
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: Sep 10, 2022
Region: United States, South Carolina, Richland County
Observation date: Sep 10, 2022
Submitted by: Dennis Forsythe
Verified by: Dennis Forsythe
Verified date: Sep 10, 2022
Region: United States, South Carolina, Charleston County

Imperial moth
Eacles imperialis

Observation date: Sep 10, 2022
Submitted by: JamieLynn
Verified by: Dennis Forsythe
Verified date: Sep 10, 2022
Region: United States, South Carolina, Aiken County

Cloudless Sulphur
Phoebis sennae

Observation date: Aug 28, 2022
Submitted by: Chip Gilbert
Verified by: Dennis Forsythe
Verified date: Sep 10, 2022
Region: United States, South Carolina, Greenville County

Spicebush Swallowtail
Papilio troilus

Observation date: Sep 04, 2022
Submitted by: Chip Gilbert
Verified by: Dennis Forsythe
Verified date: Sep 10, 2022
Region: United States, South Carolina, Greenville County

Spicebush Swallowtail
Papilio troilus

Observation date: Sep 04, 2022
Submitted by: Chip Gilbert
Verified by: Dennis Forsythe
Verified date: Sep 10, 2022
Region: United States, South Carolina, Greenville County

Pipevine Swallowtail
Battus philenor

Observation date: Sep 03, 2022
Submitted by: Chip Gilbert
Verified by: Dennis Forsythe
Verified date: Sep 10, 2022
Region: United States, South Carolina, Greenville County

Spicebush Swallowtail
Papilio troilus

Observation date: Sep 03, 2022
Submitted by: Chip Gilbert
Verified by: Dennis Forsythe
Verified date: Sep 10, 2022
Region: United States, South Carolina, Greenville County

American Lady
Vanessa virginiensis

Observation date: Sep 04, 2022
Submitted by: Chip Gilbert
Verified by: Dennis Forsythe
Verified date: Sep 10, 2022
Region: United States, South Carolina, Greenville County

Gulf Fritillary
Agraulis vanillae

Observation date: Sep 03, 2022
Submitted by: Chip Gilbert
Verified by: Dennis Forsythe
Verified date: Sep 10, 2022
Region: United States, South Carolina, Greenville County

Long-tailed Skipper
Urbanus proteus

Observation date: Sep 03, 2022
Submitted by: Chip Gilbert
Verified by: Dennis Forsythe
Verified date: Sep 10, 2022
Region: United States, South Carolina, Greenville County

American Lady
Vanessa virginiensis

Observation date: Sep 03, 2022
Submitted by: Chip Gilbert
Verified by: Dennis Forsythe
Verified date: Sep 10, 2022
Region: United States, South Carolina, Greenville County

Common Buckeye
Junonia coenia

Observation date: Aug 28, 2022
Submitted by: Chip Gilbert
Verified by: Dennis Forsythe
Verified date: Sep 10, 2022
Region: United States, South Carolina, Greenville County

Gulf Fritillary
Agraulis vanillae

Observation date: Aug 28, 2022
Submitted by: Chip Gilbert
Verified by: Dennis Forsythe
Verified date: Sep 10, 2022
Region: United States, South Carolina, Greenville County

Common Buckeye
Junonia coenia

Observation date: Aug 28, 2022
Submitted by: Chip Gilbert
Verified by: Dennis Forsythe
Verified date: Sep 10, 2022
Region: United States, South Carolina, Greenville County
Observation date: Aug 28, 2022
Submitted by: Chip Gilbert
Verified by: Dennis Forsythe
Verified date: Sep 10, 2022
Region: United States, South Carolina, Greenville County

Pink-striped oakworm moth
Anisota virginiensis

Observation date: Sep 08, 2022
Submitted by: speele
Verified by: John Calhoun
Verified date: Sep 08, 2022
Region: United States, South Carolina, Pickens County

Blurry Chocolate Angle
Macaria transitaria

Observation date: Sep 02, 2022
Submitted by: JamieLynn
Verified by: Dennis Forsythe
Verified date: Sep 06, 2022
Region: United States, South Carolina, Aiken County

Faint-spotted Palthis Moth
Palthis asopialis

Observation date: Sep 03, 2022
Submitted by: JamieLynn
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: Sep 05, 2022
Region: United States, South Carolina, Aiken County

Pink-spotted hawkmoth
Agrius cingulata

Observation date: Aug 29, 2022
Submitted by: jnchandler
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: Sep 04, 2022
Region: United States, South Carolina, Aiken County
Observation date: Sep 03, 2022
Submitted by: JamieLynn
Verified by: Dennis Forsythe
Verified date: Sep 04, 2022
Region: United States, South Carolina, Aiken County
Observation date: Sep 03, 2022
Submitted by: JamieLynn
Verified by: Dennis Forsythe
Verified date: Sep 03, 2022
Region: United States, South Carolina, Aiken County

Deep Yellow Euchlaena
Euchlaena amoenaria

Observation date: Jun 30, 2022
Submitted by: JamieLynn
Verified by: Dennis Forsythe
Verified date: Sep 03, 2022
Region: United States, South Carolina, Aiken County

Delightful Dagger Moth
Acronicta vinnula

Observation date: Sep 02, 2022
Submitted by: JamieLynn
Verified by: Dennis Forsythe
Verified date: Sep 03, 2022
Region: United States, South Carolina, Aiken County

White-roped Glaphyria
Glaphyria sesquistrialis

Observation date: Sep 01, 2022
Submitted by: JamieLynn
Verified by: Dennis Forsythe
Verified date: Sep 03, 2022
Region: United States, South Carolina, Aiken County

The Bad-wing
Dyspteris abortivaria

Observation date: Jun 30, 2022
Submitted by: JamieLynn
Verified by: Dennis Forsythe
Verified date: Sep 03, 2022
Region: United States, South Carolina, Aiken County

Ragweed Flower Moth
Schinia rivulosa

Observation date: Sep 01, 2022
Submitted by: JamieLynn
Verified by: Dennis Forsythe
Verified date: Sep 02, 2022
Region: United States, South Carolina, Aiken County
Observation date: Aug 09, 2022
Submitted by: JamieLynn
Verified by: Dennis Forsythe
Verified date: Sep 02, 2022
Region: United States, South Carolina, Aiken County
Observation date: Sep 02, 2022
Submitted by: Dennis Forsythe
Verified by: Dennis Forsythe
Verified date: Sep 02, 2022
Region: United States, South Carolina, Charleston County

Lace-winged Roadside-Skipper
Amblyscirtes aesculapius

Observation date: Aug 30, 2022
Submitted by: dalbanese
Verified by: Dennis Forsythe
Verified date: Aug 31, 2022
Region: United States, South Carolina, Beaufort County
Observation date: Aug 28, 2022
Submitted by: Dennis Forsythe
Verified by: Dennis Forsythe
Verified date: Aug 31, 2022
Region: United States, South Carolina, Charleston County

Gulf Fritillary
Agraulis vanillae

Observation date: Aug 28, 2022
Submitted by: Dennis Forsythe
Verified by: Dennis Forsythe
Verified date: Aug 31, 2022
Region: United States, South Carolina, Charleston County

Curved-Toothed Geometer
Eutrapela clemataria

Observation date: Jul 22, 2022
Submitted by: JamieLynn
Verified by: Dennis Forsythe
Verified date: Aug 30, 2022
Region: United States, South Carolina, Aiken County

Forked Euchlaena
Euchlaena pectinaria

Observation date: Mar 26, 2022
Submitted by: JamieLynn
Verified by: Dennis Forsythe
Verified date: Aug 30, 2022
Region: United States, South Carolina, McCormick County
Observation date: Aug 28, 2022
Submitted by: JamieLynn
Verified by: Dennis Forsythe
Verified date: Aug 29, 2022
Region: United States, South Carolina, Aiken County

Pale Gray Bird-dropping Moth
Antaeotricha leucillana

Observation date: Aug 25, 2022
Submitted by: JamieLynn
Verified by: Dennis Forsythe
Verified date: Aug 29, 2022
Region: United States, South Carolina, Aiken County

Black Wedge-spot
Homophoberia apicosa

Observation date: Aug 26, 2022
Submitted by: JamieLynn
Verified by: Dennis Forsythe
Verified date: Aug 29, 2022
Region: United States, South Carolina, Aiken County

Black-Winged Dahana
Dahana atripennis

Observation date: Aug 27, 2022
Submitted by: Tom_Austin
Verified by: Dennis Forsythe
Verified date: Aug 29, 2022
Region: United States, South Carolina, Charleston County
Observation date: Aug 15, 2022
Submitted by: JamieLynn
Verified by: Dennis Forsythe
Verified date: Aug 29, 2022
Region: United States, South Carolina, Aiken County

Two-spotted Herpetogramma
Herpetogramma bipunctalis

Observation date: Aug 28, 2022
Submitted by: JamieLynn
Verified by: Dennis Forsythe
Verified date: Aug 29, 2022
Region: United States, South Carolina, Aiken County

Mournful sphinx
Enyo lugubris

Observation date: Aug 28, 2022
Submitted by: JamieLynn
Verified by: Dennis Forsythe
Verified date: Aug 29, 2022
Region: United States, South Carolina, Aiken County

Green Cutworm Moth
Anicla infecta

Observation date: Aug 13, 2022
Submitted by: hflamholtz
Verified by: Dennis Forsythe
Verified date: Aug 29, 2022
Region: United States, South Carolina, Richland County

Drexel's Datana
Datana drexelii

Observation date: Jul 09, 2022
Submitted by: JamieLynn
Verified by: Dennis Forsythe
Verified date: Aug 29, 2022
Region: United States, South Carolina, Aiken County

Dusky Leafroller
Orthotaenia undulana

Observation date: Jun 15, 2022
Submitted by: JamieLynn
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: Aug 28, 2022
Region: United States, South Carolina, Aiken County
Observation date: Jul 07, 2022
Submitted by: JamieLynn
Verified by: Dennis Forsythe
Verified date: Aug 28, 2022
Region: United States, South Carolina, Aiken County

The Bent-line Carpet
Costaconvexa centrostrigaria

Observation date: Jul 06, 2022
Submitted by: JamieLynn
Verified by: Dennis Forsythe
Verified date: Aug 28, 2022
Region: United States, South Carolina, Aiken County

Mulberry Leaftier Moth
Glyphodes sibillalis

Observation date: Jul 05, 2022
Submitted by: JamieLynn
Verified by: Dennis Forsythe
Verified date: Aug 28, 2022
Region: United States, South Carolina, Aiken County

Watermilfoil Leafcutter Moth
Parapoynx allionealis

Observation date: Aug 26, 2022
Submitted by: JamieLynn
Verified by: Dennis Forsythe
Verified date: Aug 28, 2022
Region: United States, South Carolina, Aiken County

Io moth
Automeris io

Observation date: Aug 28, 2022
Submitted by: JamieLynn
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: Aug 28, 2022
Region: United States, South Carolina, Aiken County

Sunflower Moth
Homoeosoma electella

Observation date: Aug 15, 2022
Submitted by: jnchandler
Verified by: Dennis Forsythe
Verified date: Aug 28, 2022
Region: United States, South Carolina, Aiken County

Garden Tortrix
Clepsis peritana

Observation date: Aug 24, 2022
Submitted by: JamieLynn
Verified by: Dennis Forsythe
Verified date: Aug 28, 2022
Region: United States, South Carolina, Aiken County

Small-eyed sphinx
Paonias myops

Observation date: Aug 26, 2022
Submitted by: JamieLynn
Verified by: Dennis Forsythe
Verified date: Aug 28, 2022
Region: United States, South Carolina, Aiken County