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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: Sign in to join mission

Moths of the World
Created by

Jacob Gorneau

Website 3,061 participants 41,514 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

Geometrid Moth arne.roysland 2 2 Geometrid Moth
Crambid Snout Moth arne.roysland 1 0 Crambid Snout Moth
Moth Sckel 3 1 Moth
Crambid snout moth Augusto Patiño Ramirez 2 2 Crambid snout moth
Noctuid Moth arne.roysland 1 0 Noctuid Moth
Edebessa Moth - Flannel moth Augusto Patiño Ramirez 3 3 Edebessa Moth - Flannel moth
Spotting brainpunk 1 1 Spotting
Sphingid moth Augusto Patiño Ramirez 3 1 Sphingid moth
Geometer Moth SukanyaDatta 3 0 Geometer Moth
Lappet Moth SukanyaDatta 3 2 Lappet Moth
Hooktip Moth SukanyaDatta 3 0 Hooktip Moth
Hooktip Moth SukanyaDatta 2 0 Hooktip Moth
pine processionary caterpillar Jim Petro 1 0 pine processionary caterpillar
Dwarf Plume Moth arne.roysland 2 0 Dwarf Plume Moth
Moth Sckel 1 1 Moth
Rice Swift arne.roysland 1 0 Rice Swift
Banded tussock moth Brian38 2 0 Banded tussock moth
Bagworm Moth case arne.roysland 3 1 Bagworm Moth case
Morning-glory prominent moth Brian38 2 0 Morning-glory prominent moth
Little nymph underwing Brian38 2 0 Little nymph underwing
Virginian Tiger Moth Brian38 1 0 Virginian Tiger Moth
Salt Marsh Moth Caterpillar Brian38 1 0 Salt Marsh Moth Caterpillar
Genista Broom Moth Brian38 1 0 Genista Broom Moth
Common spragueia Brian38 1 0 Common spragueia
Stained lophosis Augusto Patiño Ramirez 2 3 Stained lophosis
Enyo satyr Augusto Patiño Ramirez 6 2 Enyo satyr
Yellow-collared slug moth Brian38 2 0 Yellow-collared slug moth
Schlaeger's fruitworm moth Brian38 1 0 Schlaeger's fruitworm moth
Evergreen bagworm moth Brian38 2 2 Evergreen bagworm moth
Spotting rutasandinas 1 0 Spotting
Spotting Jopy 2 1 Spotting
Spotting Jopy 2 1 Spotting
Atlas Moth / Rothschild Silkmoth [subspecies] LeonardoMB 3 2 Atlas Moth / Rothschild Silkmoth [subspecies]
Moth Sckel 1 2 Moth
Spotting 0 2 Spotting
Pseudodirphia Moth LeonardoMB 5 3 Pseudodirphia Moth
Black Witch Moth LeonardoMB 1 0 Black Witch Moth
Mottled Umber arne.roysland 2 1 Mottled Umber
Winter Moth arne.roysland 1 0 Winter Moth
Emperor moth Mari du Preez 4 0 Emperor moth
Cossid moth Augusto Patiño Ramirez 2 1 Cossid moth
Walker's Moth LeonardoMB 5 2 Walker's Moth
Peach Blossom caterpillar arne.roysland 2 0 Peach Blossom caterpillar
Sack-bearer moth Augusto Patiño Ramirez 2 2 Sack-bearer moth
Imperial moth Brian38 2 0 Imperial moth
Common Marble arne.roysland 1 0 Common Marble
Polilla amastus Augusto Patiño Ramirez 2 0 Polilla amastus
Bronze Alder Moth arne.roysland 3 0 Bronze Alder Moth
Wainscot Smudge arne.roysland 2 0 Wainscot Smudge
Moth Sckel 2 0 Moth

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