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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 2,943 participants 40,223 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

net-winged beetle EduardoFrick 1 0 net-winged beetle
Green Pergesa Hawkmoth AlbertKang 4 0 Green Pergesa Hawkmoth
Three-spotted Fillip Moth ForestDragon 2 0 Three-spotted Fillip Moth
owlet moth retonio1989 5 1 owlet moth
Painted handmaiden moth maradithayamb 8 1 Painted handmaiden moth
Psychid Moth Larva Leuba Ridgway 3 0 Psychid Moth Larva
Eupanarca tiridates aldrin 2 0 Eupanarca tiridates
Tussock Moth Richard Ong 6 0 Tussock Moth
Milkweed Tussock Moth Caterpillar ForestDragon 4 0 Milkweed Tussock Moth Caterpillar
Pale brown hawk moth aldrin 4 0 Pale brown hawk moth
Tropical tiger moth aldrin 4 2 Tropical tiger moth
Tobacco Budworm Moth ForestDragon 2 0 Tobacco Budworm Moth
Ailanthus Webworm Moth ForestDragon 1 0 Ailanthus Webworm Moth
Moth Richard Ong 1 0 Moth
Moth (Erebidae) Richard Ong 1 0 Moth (Erebidae)
Tatobotys biannulalis Amarina 1 0 Tatobotys biannulalis
Satin-green Moth Leuba Ridgway 5 0 Satin-green Moth
Tussock Moth Richard Ong 2 0 Tussock Moth
White-tipped black Brian38 2 0 White-tipped black
Oleander Hawkmoth Richard Ong 5 6 Oleander Hawkmoth
Spotting Augusto Patiño Ramirez 1 0 Spotting
Hieroglyphic moth caterpillar Brian38 4 0 Hieroglyphic moth caterpillar
Santa Ana tussock moth caterpillar Brian38 3 0 Santa Ana tussock moth caterpillar
Santa Ana tussock moth Brian38 2 0 Santa Ana tussock moth
Rose-myrtle Lappet Moth ( निशाचर पुतली ) Manoj Kumar Grg 7 0 Rose-myrtle Lappet Moth ( निशाचर पुतली )
Copper Underwing Moth ForestDragon 2 1 Copper Underwing Moth
Cellar melipotis moth Brian38 2 0 Cellar melipotis moth
Oriental Army-worm Moth SukanyaDatta 2 1 Oriental Army-worm Moth
Yellow-shouldered slug moth momsavang 0 1 Yellow-shouldered slug moth
Spotting momsavang 0 0 Spotting
Chalcedony Midget momsavang 0 0 Chalcedony Midget
Yellow-fringed Dolichomia momsavang 0 0 Yellow-fringed Dolichomia
Yellow-fringed Dolichomia momsavang 0 1 Yellow-fringed Dolichomia
Spotting momsavang 0 0 Spotting
Spotting momsavang 0 0 Spotting
Angle shades moth syzygy 3 2 Angle shades moth
Box tree moth (dark form) syzygy 1 1 Box tree moth (dark form)
Mournful Sphinx moth Ornithoptera80 7 2 Mournful Sphinx moth
Winter moth arne.roysland 1 0 Winter moth
Scorched Carpet VivBraznell 2 1 Scorched Carpet
Confused eusarca momsavang 0 0 Confused eusarca
Common Gray momsavang 0 0 Common Gray
Carolina Sphinx CindyBinghamKeiser 7 2 Carolina Sphinx
Spotted Sulphur Marek Koszorek 3 0 Spotted Sulphur
Fox Moth Zlatan Celebic 6 1 Fox Moth
Ailanthus Webworm Ingrid3 5 2 Ailanthus Webworm
Large lace-border momsavang 0 1 Large lace-border
Seriated Aethes Moth momsavang 0 1 Seriated Aethes Moth
Slowpoke moth momsavang 0 1 Slowpoke moth
Esther moth momsavang 0 1 Esther moth

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