Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Butterflies and Moths of Nova Scotia

700 Species Recorded in Nova Scotia

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100 Most Recent Sightings in Nova Scotia

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Most Recent Sightings in Nova Scotia

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Observed: Jul 19, 2024
Submitted by: karlofalltrades
Verified: Jul 20, 2024
Verified by: Sue Gregoire

Green Cloverworm Moth
Hypena scabra

Observed: Jul 14, 2024
Submitted by: jcarter
Verified: Jul 15, 2024
Verified by: Sue Gregoire

Least Skipper
Ancyloxypha numitor

Observed: Jul 14, 2024
Submitted by: jcarter
Verified: Jul 16, 2024
Verified by: jwileyrains

European Yellow Underwing
Noctua pronuba

Observed: Jul 13, 2024
Submitted by: jcarter
Verified: Jul 15, 2024
Verified by: Sue Gregoire

Great Spangled Fritillary
Speyeria cybele

Observed: Jul 09, 2024
Submitted by: Tawnia
Verified: Jul 15, 2024
Verified by: jwileyrains

Red Admiral
Vanessa atalanta

Observed: Jul 04, 2024
Submitted by: jcarter
Verified: Jul 05, 2024
Verified by: jwileyrains

Small-eyed sphinx
Paonias myops

Observed: Jul 04, 2024
Submitted by: MB Whitcomb
Verified: Jul 08, 2024
Verified by: Sue Gregoire

Polyphemus moth
Antheraea polyphemus

Observed: Jul 03, 2024
Submitted by: Tawnia
Verified: Jul 15, 2024
Verified by: Sue Gregoire

Common Ringlet
Coenonympha tullia

Observed: Jul 03, 2024
Submitted by: jcarter
Verified: Jul 05, 2024
Verified by: jwileyrains

Mustard White
Pieris oleracea

Observed: Jul 03, 2024
Submitted by: jcarter
Verified: Jul 05, 2024
Verified by: jwileyrains

Mustard White
Pieris oleracea

Observed: Jul 02, 2024
Submitted by: Kalley girl
Verified: Jul 02, 2024
Verified by: jmgesell

Virginia Ctenucha
Ctenucha virginica

Observed: Jul 02, 2024
Submitted by: jcarter
Verified: Jul 03, 2024
Verified by: Sue Gregoire