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Moths of the World

Moths of the World

The official mission for National Moth Week! National Moth Week 2021 is July 17-25. 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 an event for free here: https://nationalmothweek.org/register-a-nmw-event-2020/ Sign in to join mission

Moths of the World
Created by

Jacob Gorneau

Website 2,988 participants 40,926 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

Teak moth ashimgogoi.ag 2 1 Teak moth
Notodontidae moth ashimgogoi.ag 2 0 Notodontidae moth
Moth SukanyaDatta 1 0 Moth
Pale Four Line Blue Sahana Vajirasena 1 0 Pale Four Line Blue
Upside-down Moth Grabs 3 5 Upside-down Moth
Red Banded Erebid Moth Võ Anh Tuấn 2 0 Red Banded Erebid Moth
Igai Deer Moth, female Võ Anh Tuấn 4 1 Igai Deer Moth, female
Moth like planthopper sunshinejanani 4 3 Moth like planthopper
Phocides polybius Francierlem 4 0 Phocides polybius
Handmaiden Moth drpadhiyar23 4 0 Handmaiden Moth
Heliotrope Moth drpadhiyar23 2 0 Heliotrope Moth
Spotting ChristianNZ 1 0 Spotting
Ambiguous Moth momsavang 0 1 Ambiguous Moth
Heliotrope Moth drpadhiyar23 3 0 Heliotrope Moth
Common Eupithecia Moth momsavang 1 1 Common Eupithecia Moth
faint-spotted palthis moth momsavang 2 0 faint-spotted palthis moth
Heliotrope Moth drpadhiyar23 1 0 Heliotrope Moth
Purplish Metarranthis Moth momsavang 2 1 Purplish Metarranthis Moth
Black-dotted Ruddy Moth momsavang 1 1 Black-dotted Ruddy Moth
Eutelia moth DespinaTsafetopoulou 2 0 Eutelia moth
Spotting lauracampbell8010 3 1 Spotting
Tussock Moth LindaAlisto 6 0 Tussock Moth
Leucanella caterpillar Sergio Monteiro 10 1 Leucanella caterpillar
Oleander hawk-moth drpadhiyar23 6 0 Oleander hawk-moth
Cupreous bollworm Võ Anh Tuấn 3 2 Cupreous bollworm
Heliotrope Moth drpadhiyar23 1 0 Heliotrope Moth
Spotting Augusto Patiño Ramirez 5 0 Spotting
Green Crambid Moth Francis Floe 4 0 Green Crambid Moth
Geometrid Moth Võ Anh Tuấn 3 3 Geometrid Moth
Spotting Augusto Patiño Ramirez 4 0 Spotting
Spotting Augusto Patiño Ramirez 4 0 Spotting
Small yellow Wave ashimgogoi.ag 1 0 Small yellow Wave
Bent-line Dart Moth ForestDragon 2 0 Bent-line Dart Moth
Noctuoid moth ashimgogoi.ag 2 0 Noctuoid moth
Noctuoid moth ashimgogoi.ag 1 0 Noctuoid moth
Lappet moth ashimgogoi.ag 3 0 Lappet moth
Geometridae moth ashimgogoi.ag 1 0 Geometridae moth
Depressariidae moth ashimgogoi.ag 5 0 Depressariidae moth
Small thistle moth DespinaTsafetopoulou 2 0 Small thistle moth
Lichen moth ashimgogoi.ag 2 1 Lichen moth
Spotting ashimgogoi.ag 1 0 Spotting
Hypenine Snout Moth Võ Anh Tuấn 5 0 Hypenine Snout Moth
Spotting ashimgogoi.ag 1 0 Spotting
Schrankia ?? ashimgogoi.ag 1 0 Schrankia ??
Crambid moth ashimgogoi.ag 2 0 Crambid moth
Danaid eggfly ♀️ sunshinejanani 10 0 Danaid eggfly ♀️
handmaiden moth sunshinejanani 5 0 handmaiden moth
Vanessa de dos ojos - Western painted lady Augusto Patiño Ramirez 5 1 Vanessa de dos ojos - Western painted lady
Striped Lichen moth ashimgogoi.ag 4 0 Striped Lichen moth
Tropical Tiger Moth Võ Anh Tuấn 4 0 Tropical Tiger Moth

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