Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Happy Pollinator Week: June 21-27, 2021! Butterflies and moths are pollinators of many flowering plants.

Did you know? The Hummingbird Clearwing (Hemaris thysbe) hovers in flight and uses its long tongue to sip nectar from flowers.

Butterflies and Moths of Delaware

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Species Recorded in Delaware: 384

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Most Recent Sightings in Delaware

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Luna moth
Actias luna

Date: Jun 02, 2021
Submitted by: ctrapp
Verified: Jun 02, 2021
Verified by: rogerdowner

Tuliptree silkmoth
Callosamia angulifera

Date: May 16, 2021
Submitted by: ctrapp
Verified: May 17, 2021
Verified by: rogerdowner

Polyphemus moth
Antheraea polyphemus

Date: May 04, 2021
Submitted by: kbemrald
Verified: May 05, 2021
Verified by: rogerdowner

Morning-glory Prominent
Schizura ipomoeae

Date: Sep 17, 2020
Submitted by: Sbouboulis
Verified: Sep 17, 2020
Verified by: rogerdowner

Wavy-Lined Emerald
Synchlora aerata

Date: Sep 13, 2020
Submitted by: grayhairstreak
Verified: Sep 14, 2020
Verified by: rogerdowner
Date: Sep 12, 2020
Submitted by: kdegeiso
Verified: Sep 18, 2020
Verified by: rogerdowner

100 Most Recent Sightings in Delaware