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Moths of the World

Moths of the World

The official mission for National Moth Week! National Moth Week 2015 is July 18-26. Register a public or private event for free here: Please do not add spottings of butterflies to this mission. While there is no definite taxonomic distinction between butterflies and moths, the focus of this mission is to promote appreciation of the diversity, aesthetic value, and ecological importance of moths. Sign in to join mission

Moths of the World
Created by

Jacob Gorneau

Website 2,633 participants 32,907 spottings

Moths? Yes: a world of sphinxes, hawks, owls, tigers, and scary eyes, all waiting for you outside your door. National Moth Week 2014 data is being processed. In order for the best chances of identification, please provide: Sharp images of dorsal and ventral views (dorsal = right side up; ventral = upside down), when possible. Pictures of the head (the projections that resemble horns are called labial palps and can often be the key to family identification). A description of the approximate or exact size of the moth (wingspan, etc.).

Moths of the World

Lat: 42.36 Long: -74.05

Recent Spottings

Florella Moth LaurenZarate 6 2 Florella Moth
Two-spots Tiger Moth armadeus.4 2 3 Two-spots Tiger Moth
Yellow Spotted Moth LaurenZarate 2 2 Yellow Spotted Moth
Gypsy Moth caterpillar DespinaTsafetopoulou 9 2 Gypsy Moth caterpillar
Bag worm case Noah N. 1 0 Bag worm case
Bilobed Looper Moth Francisco Ramírez 1 0 Bilobed Looper Moth
Straight-lined Plagodis Moth LisaPowers 4 0 Straight-lined Plagodis Moth
Yellow Shell KostasZontanos 1 0 Yellow Shell
Saddleback Caterpillar Moth Nestor Rodrigo Vasquez Cisneros 1 0 Saddleback Caterpillar Moth
Bagworm or Case Moth caterpillar AnnvanWijgerden 2 1 Bagworm or Case Moth caterpillar
Letis Moth Francisco Ramírez 1 0 Letis Moth
Large Noctuid Moth LaurenZarate 3 1 Large Noctuid Moth
White-marked Tussock Moth MrsPbio 0 0 White-marked Tussock Moth
The Cricula Silkmoth (Female) Dirga SP 3 0 The Cricula Silkmoth (Female)
Tri Coloured Tiger Michael Strydom 1 1 Tri Coloured Tiger
Luna moth GraceWhite 3 1 Luna moth
Unknown spotting Chris Taklis 1 0 Unknown spotting
Unknown spotting Billo-kun 5 0 Unknown spotting
Unknown spotting sunnyjosef 3 0 Unknown spotting
Moth doreen.chambers.14 1 0 Moth
Moth LaurenZarate 1 0 Moth
Lichen Moth LaurenZarate 1 0 Lichen Moth
Moth LaurenZarate 1 0 Moth
Moth LaurenZarate 1 0 Moth
Moth LaurenZarate 1 0 Moth
Moth LaurenZarate 1 0 Moth
Unknown spotting JaniekevanDijk 1 0 Unknown spotting
Tiger Moth or Wasp Moth JaniekevanDijk 1 2 Tiger Moth or Wasp Moth
Unknown spotting sunnyjosef 2 3 Unknown spotting
Male Bombycid Silkmoth Wild Things 2 0 Male Bombycid Silkmoth
Pale Brown Hawk Moth JaniekevanDijk 0 0 Pale Brown Hawk Moth
Grass Moth KostasZontanos 1 0 Grass Moth
Unknown Moth Wild Things 2 0 Unknown Moth
Orache Moth Chris Taklis 1 0 Orache Moth
Cream-spot Tiger Chris Taklis 1 0 Cream-spot Tiger
Cream-spot Tiger DespinaTsafetopoulou 1 0 Cream-spot Tiger
Unknown spotting Crazy-Zebra 1 0 Unknown spotting
Privet Tortrix DespinaTsafetopoulou 2 0 Privet Tortrix
Unknown spotting Joseph R. Godreau 1 0 Unknown spotting
Eumorpha pandorus (Pandora Sphinx) antoine.erbacher 1 0 Eumorpha pandorus (Pandora Sphinx)
Moth TamaraMiranda 2 0 Moth
Melipotis Moth RonaldOrosz 3 0 Melipotis Moth
Giant Leopard Moth LaurenZarate 6 2 Giant Leopard Moth
Mariposa TonyHdz 4 0 Mariposa
Lily Caterpillar Moth JaniekevanDijk 12 5 Lily Caterpillar Moth
Tiger Moth LaurenZarate 4 0 Tiger Moth
Brown-shaded Gray Moth pevans01 0 0 Brown-shaded Gray Moth
Tiger Moth mimic of Lycid Beetle LaurenZarate 3 0 Tiger Moth mimic of Lycid Beetle
Tiger Moth LaurenZarate 3 0 Tiger Moth
Luna Moth e.drinnon 1 0 Luna Moth

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