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Moths of the World

Moths of the World

The official mission for National Moth Week! National Moth Week 2019 is July 20-28. Please do not add spottings of butterflies to this mission. The focus of this mission is to promote appreciation of the diversity, aesthetic value, and ecological importance of moths. Register a public or private event for free: Sign in to join mission

Moths of the World
Created by

Jacob Gorneau

Website 2,881 participants 39,300 spottings

Moths? Yes: a world of sphinxes, hawks, owls, tigers, and scary eyes, all waiting for you outside your door. 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

Burnet Moth Manoj Kumar Grg 4 2 Burnet Moth
Pink-barred Sallow Ampics 1 0 Pink-barred Sallow
The Beggar Moth ForestDragon 2 2 The Beggar Moth
Tea Looper Manoj Kumar Grg 1 0 Tea Looper
Omnivorous platynota moth ornithoptera80 1 0 Omnivorous platynota moth
Small-eyed Box-owlet Neil Ross 1 0 Small-eyed Box-owlet
Bent lined carpet moth ornithoptera80 1 0 Bent lined carpet moth
Bilobed looper ornithoptera80 1 0 Bilobed looper
Pandora Sphinx Moth ForestDragon 7 1 Pandora Sphinx Moth
erebid moth KarenSaxton 0 0 erebid moth
Merry Melipotis Moth ForestDragon 1 1 Merry Melipotis Moth
Yellow-collared Scape Moth ForestDragon 1 0 Yellow-collared Scape Moth
Virginian Tiger Moth ForestDragon 1 0 Virginian Tiger Moth
Yellow Moth shanuel 3 0 Yellow Moth
Salt marsh moth ornithoptera80 2 1 Salt marsh moth
Tussock moth's caterpillar acewings.ajay 0 0 Tussock moth's caterpillar
Gold Marimatha shanuel 1 1 Gold Marimatha
Mottled cupmoth Mark Ridgway 12 5 Mottled cupmoth
White Banded Noctuid Moth Neil Ross 9 8 White Banded Noctuid Moth
Four spotted cupmoth Mark Ridgway 10 2 Four spotted cupmoth
Red-washed Prominent Moth ForestDragon 1 0 Red-washed Prominent Moth
Euteliid Moth Manoj Kumar Grg 4 0 Euteliid Moth
The Laugher Moth ForestDragon 1 1 The Laugher Moth
Monkey moth Raksha 1 1 Monkey moth
Salt marsh moth *Aberration* ornithoptera80 2 0 Salt marsh moth *Aberration*
Tufted Moth Richard Ong 1 0 Tufted Moth
Pomaderris Moth -caterpillar Leuba Ridgway 5 2 Pomaderris Moth -caterpillar
Crambid snout moth Sergio Monteiro 8 4 Crambid snout moth
Luna Moth ForestDragon 5 0 Luna Moth
Tussock moth Raksha 1 1 Tussock moth
Silk moth Raksha 3 1 Silk moth
Ruddy Virbia Machi 2 0 Ruddy Virbia
Even-Banded HawkMoth Larva Manoj Kumar Grg 2 0 Even-Banded HawkMoth Larva
Bagworm Moth Muckpuk 9 4 Bagworm Moth
Oak Winter Highflier CindyBinghamKeiser 5 0 Oak Winter Highflier
heliotrope moth Raksha 2 0 heliotrope moth
Mossy Sallow Moth CindyBinghamKeiser 4 2 Mossy Sallow Moth
Dart Moth CindyBinghamKeiser 1 0 Dart Moth
Lichen Moth Richard Ong 2 0 Lichen Moth
Oleander Hawkmoth Richard Ong 5 1 Oleander Hawkmoth
Leopard moth Sergio Monteiro 14 3 Leopard moth
Podalia Moth JordiPrats 7 0 Podalia Moth
Salt marsh moth life cycle ornithoptera80 2 2 Salt marsh moth life cycle
Pygospila tyres JordiPrats 1 0 Pygospila tyres
Calleta silkmoth ornithoptera80 0 3 Calleta silkmoth
Burnet Moth Manoj Kumar Grg 6 2 Burnet Moth
Erebidae moth Sergio Monteiro 4 0 Erebidae moth
Wood leopard moth Jae 4 0 Wood leopard moth
Lichen moth TajSALDO 6 4 Lichen moth
Salt marsh moths ornithoptera80 10 3 Salt marsh moths

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