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Moths of the World

Moths of the World

The official mission for National Moth Week! National Moth Week 2020 is July 18-26. 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: Sign in to join mission

Moths of the World
Created by

Jacob Gorneau

Website 2,937 participants 40,169 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

Fox Moth Zlatan Celebic 5 1 Fox Moth
?day moth Ingrid3 4 0 ?day moth
White-Spotted Emerald DrNamgyalTSherpa 5 1 White-Spotted Emerald
Spotting DrNamgyalTSherpa 2 1 Spotting
Small Magpie VivBraznell 2 0 Small Magpie
White Tip Footmen DrNamgyalTSherpa 4 1 White Tip Footmen
Snout Tiger DrNamgyalTSherpa 5 2 Snout Tiger
Red Leaf Roller DrNamgyalTSherpa 3 1 Red Leaf Roller
Moth Larva LindaAlisto 4 0 Moth Larva
Lichen Moth DrNamgyalTSherpa 1 0 Lichen Moth
Grey-Banded Phoenix DrNamgyalTSherpa 6 3 Grey-Banded Phoenix
Geometer Moth DrNamgyalTSherpa 5 3 Geometer Moth
Yellow-Banded Tiger DrNamgyalTSherpa 5 1 Yellow-Banded Tiger
Large Bird-Dropping Hooktip DrNamgyalTSherpa 3 1 Large Bird-Dropping Hooktip
Cyana Moth DrNamgyalTSherpa 3 0 Cyana Moth
Spotting DrNamgyalTSherpa 2 1 Spotting
Emerald Moth DrNamgyalTSherpa 1 0 Emerald Moth
Geometer Moth DrNamgyalTSherpa 2 1 Geometer Moth
Noctuid Moth DrNamgyalTSherpa 7 2 Noctuid Moth
Salt Marsh Moth SanciaMatthyssen 3 0 Salt Marsh Moth
Tortrix Moth DrNamgyalTSherpa 1 0 Tortrix Moth
Prominent Moth DrNamgyalTSherpa 2 0 Prominent Moth
Monkey Moth DrNamgyalTSherpa 1 1 Monkey Moth
Noctuid Moth DrNamgyalTSherpa 1 0 Noctuid Moth
Orange Underwing Forester DrNamgyalTSherpa 1 1 Orange Underwing Forester
Tussock Moth DrNamgyalTSherpa 2 0 Tussock Moth
Coral Tree Leaf Roller DrNamgyalTSherpa 1 0 Coral Tree Leaf Roller
Planthopper DrNamgyalTSherpa 1 0 Planthopper
Moth Eggs DrNamgyalTSherpa 1 0 Moth Eggs
Spotting DrNamgyalTSherpa 2 1 Spotting
Spotting DrNamgyalTSherpa 1 0 Spotting
Spotting DrNamgyalTSherpa 1 0 Spotting
Leaf Roller Crambid DrNamgyalTSherpa 4 2 Leaf Roller Crambid
Erebid Moth DrNamgyalTSherpa 2 1 Erebid Moth
Marbled White Tiger DrNamgyalTSherpa 4 1 Marbled White Tiger
Vishnou Lappet Male DrNamgyalTSherpa 8 2 Vishnou Lappet Male
Yellow Green Broken-Leaf Moth Female DrNamgyalTSherpa 8 1 Yellow Green Broken-Leaf Moth Female
Uranid Moth DrNamgyalTSherpa 2 0 Uranid Moth
Green lacewing syzygy 2 2 Green lacewing
Large Bird-Dropping Hooktip DrNamgyalTSherpa 7 7 Large Bird-Dropping Hooktip
Moth spotting syzygy 2 0 Moth spotting
Aquatic Rice Moth DrNamgyalTSherpa 3 1 Aquatic Rice Moth
Dry-Leaf Nolid DrNamgyalTSherpa 1 0 Dry-Leaf Nolid
Geometer Moth DrNamgyalTSherpa 1 0 Geometer Moth
Blood-vein moth syzygy 3 2 Blood-vein moth
Tussock Moth DrNamgyalTSherpa 2 1 Tussock Moth
Spotting cjmich3 0 0 Spotting
Mast-Tree Emerald DrNamgyalTSherpa 8 2 Mast-Tree Emerald
Golden triangle moth syzygy 2 1 Golden triangle moth
Latticed heath syzygy 4 1 Latticed heath

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