Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Butterflies and Moths of Massachusetts

1776 Species Recorded in Massachusetts

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100 Most Recent Sightings in Massachusetts

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Most Recent Sightings in Massachusetts

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Black Swallowtail
Papilio polyxenes

Observed: Oct 15, 2023
Submitted by: pjohnson_cbap
Verified: Oct 16, 2023
Verified by: jwileyrains

Copper Underwing
Amphipyra pyramidoides

Observed: Oct 03, 2023
Submitted by: TJ in Derry
Verified: Oct 05, 2023
Verified by: rogerdowner

Ipsilon Dart
Agrotis ipsilon

Observed: Sep 21, 2023
Submitted by: Betsy Higgins
Verified: Sep 27, 2023
Verified by: rogerdowner
Observed: Sep 21, 2023
Submitted by: xBISsped6
Verified: Sep 22, 2023
Verified by: jwileyrains

Painted Lady
Vanessa cardui

Observed: Sep 21, 2023
Submitted by: xBISsped6
Verified: Sep 22, 2023
Verified by: jwileyrains
Observed: Sep 21, 2023
Submitted by: xBISsped6
Verified: Sep 22, 2023
Verified by: jwileyrains

Eastern Tailed-Blue
Cupido comyntas

Observed: Sep 21, 2023
Submitted by: xBISsped6
Verified: Sep 22, 2023
Verified by: jwileyrains

Common Idia Moth
Idia aemula

Observed: Sep 18, 2023
Submitted by: Betsy Higgins
Verified: Sep 27, 2023
Verified by: rogerdowner

Great Spangled Fritillary
Speyeria cybele

Observed: Sep 14, 2023
Submitted by: lkalisz
Verified: Sep 17, 2023
Verified by: jwileyrains

Drexel's Datana
Datana drexelii

Observed: Sep 14, 2023
Submitted by: Bradleysogoba
Verified: Sep 14, 2023
Verified by: jwileyrains

Cabbage White
Pieris rapae

Observed: Sep 09, 2023
Submitted by: Kuccamunga
Verified: Sep 09, 2023
Verified by: jwileyrains
Observed: Sep 09, 2023
Submitted by: Laurie Mac
Verified: Sep 12, 2023
Verified by: jwileyrains