Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Butterflies and Moths of West Virginia

1094 Species Recorded in West Virginia

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100 Most Recent Sightings in West Virginia

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Most Recent Sightings in West Virginia

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Faint-spotted Palthis Moth
Palthis asopialis

Observed: May 18, 2024
Submitted by: BendyK
Verified: May 19, 2024
Verified by: curtis.lehman

Locust Leafroller Moth
Sciota subcaesiella

Observed: May 18, 2024
Submitted by: BendyK
Verified: May 19, 2024
Verified by: curtis.lehman

Eastern Tent Caterpillar Moth
Malacosoma americanum

Observed: May 18, 2024
Submitted by: BendyK
Verified: May 19, 2024
Verified by: curtis.lehman

White-striped Black
Trichodezia albovittata

Observed: May 18, 2024
Submitted by: Steven Wilson
Verified: May 18, 2024
Verified by: curtis.lehman

Bronzed Cutworm Moth
Nephelodes minians

Observed: May 18, 2024
Submitted by: Steven Wilson
Verified: May 18, 2024
Verified by: curtis.lehman

Mourning Cloak
Nymphalis antiopa

Observed: May 16, 2024
Submitted by: Steven Wilson
Verified: May 16, 2024
Verified by: curtis.lehman

Three-spotted Fillip
Heterophleps triguttaria

Observed: May 13, 2024
Submitted by: BendyK
Verified: May 14, 2024
Verified by: curtis.lehman

Marbled-green Leuconycta Moth
Leuconycta lepidula

Observed: May 13, 2024
Submitted by: BendyK
Verified: May 14, 2024
Verified by: curtis.lehman

Polyphemus moth
Antheraea polyphemus

Observed: May 13, 2024
Submitted by: chewbertJ
Verified: May 13, 2024
Verified by: curtis.lehman

White-marked Tussock Moth
Orgyia leucostigma

Observed: May 12, 2024
Submitted by: Steven Wilson
Verified: May 13, 2024
Verified by: curtis.lehman
Observed: May 12, 2024
Submitted by: tiki33wv
Verified: May 13, 2024
Verified by: curtis.lehman

Appalachian Tiger Swallowtail
Papilio appalachiensis

Observed: May 11, 2024
Submitted by: Steven Wilson
Verified: May 15, 2024
Verified by: curtis.lehman