Attributes of Hypercompe scribonia

Great Leopard Moth
Hypercompe scribonia (Stoll, 1790)

Family: Erebidae
Subfamily: Arctiinae
Identification: Spotted moth easily recognized by the white wings with hollow bluish black spots on the forewing. Black shading along inner margin and terminal spots near apex of hindwing. Wings tend to become translucent toward outer margins with wear.
Wing Span: 5.7-9.1 cm.
Life History:
Flight: April to September.
Caterpillar Hosts: Wide variety, including banana, cabbage, cherry, dandelion, maples, orange, sunflowers, violets, and willows.
Adult Food:
Habitat:
Range: Massachusetts and southern Ontario to Florida, west to Michigan, Missouri, and Texas.
Conservation:
NCGR:
Management Needs:
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November 25, 2016 treichard Perry County, Pennsylvania, United States November 30, 2016 Details
November 01, 2016 rrguffey@gmail.com Burnet County, Texas, United States November 20, 2016 Details
July 23, 2016 Bug Babe Arkansas County, Arkansas, United States November 17, 2016 Details
May 15, 2015 Drennen Hinds County, Mississippi, United States October 30, 2016 Details
October 29, 2016 treichard Anne Arundel County, Maryland, United States October 30, 2016 Details
October 23, 2016 abwest Bexar County, Texas, United States October 28, 2016 Details
October 25, 2016 Loret_in_Florida Osceola County, Florida, United States October 26, 2016 Details
October 04, 2016 eddielopezzzz Texas, Travis County, United States October 21, 2016 Details
October 18, 2016 curtis.lehman Washington County, Pennsylvania, United States October 19, 2016 Details
September 20, 2016 treichard Anne Arundel County, Maryland, United States October 08, 2016 Details
September 24, 2016 joep01 Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, United States September 24, 2016 Details
September 21, 2016 mellielong Marion County, Florida, United States September 21, 2016 Details
September 15, 2016 Smitty54 Fulton County, Illinois, United States September 16, 2016 Details
September 02, 2016 stormyeyes99 Sussex County, New Jersey, United States September 14, 2016 Details
September 11, 2016 JeanEvoy De Soto County, Florida, United States September 12, 2016 Details
July 15, 2014 JohnBoback Monongalia County, West Virginia, United States September 09, 2016 Details
August 30, 2016 pkelly0313 Orange County, North Carolina, United States August 30, 2016 Details
July 02, 2016 Sarah Bell Christian County, Kentucky, United States August 23, 2016 Details
June 30, 2016 Ahoymaity Loudon County, Tennessee, United States August 21, 2016 Details
July 08, 2016 rdhealy1951@aol.com Hart County, Kentucky, United States August 15, 2016 Details
June 17, 2015 iangardner Lebanon County, Pennsylvania, United States August 12, 2016 Details
July 23, 2016 treichard Howard County, Maryland, United States August 05, 2016 Details
July 30, 2016 digginflowers Lebanon County, Pennsylvania, United States July 31, 2016 Details
July 11, 2016 wcraigm Prince Edward County, Virginia, United States July 27, 2016 Details
August 20, 2014 foxsparrow St Clair County, Alabama, United States July 25, 2016 Details
July 15, 2016 Tiger9415 Greenville County, South Carolina, United States July 16, 2016 Details
July 02, 2016 edenny Hampshire County, Massachusetts, United States July 05, 2016 Details
June 24, 2016 Trailmaker Jefferson County, Ohio, United States July 04, 2016 Details
July 03, 2016 Darlingflight Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, United States July 04, 2016 Details
July 02, 2016 curtis.lehman (John Fedak) McKean County, Pennsylvania, United States July 03, 2016 Details
May 08, 2016 Adam Williams Paulding County, Georgia, United States July 02, 2016 Details
June 30, 2016 Kurt R. Schwarz Howard County, Maryland, United States June 30, 2016 Details
June 18, 2016 Jon Rapp Boone County, Missouri, United States June 27, 2016 Details
June 25, 2016 Joe Bartok Ontario, Canada June 25, 2016 Details
June 03, 2016 stephensmith Bristol County, Massachusetts, United States June 23, 2016 Details
June 22, 2016 aholt93610 Fairfax County, Virginia, United States June 23, 2016 Details
June 18, 2016 Janice C Randolph County, Illinois, United States June 20, 2016 Details
June 16, 2016 kgoed Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, United States June 17, 2016 Details
June 09, 2016 treichard Anne Arundel County, Maryland, United States June 15, 2016 Details
June 09, 2016 Shelley Rutkin Forsyth County, North Carolina, United States June 09, 2016 Details
June 02, 2016 K Stilwell Tazewell County, Virginia, United States June 08, 2016 Details
June 06, 2016 Aleasha Carrier Jefferson County, Kentucky, United States June 07, 2016 Details
June 07, 2016 ddodd (Chris Segatti) Marshall County, Alabama, United States June 07, 2016 Details
June 01, 2016 Stott Noble Jefferson County, Alabama, United States June 02, 2016 Details
May 06, 2016 aut2bhomeincarolina Clarendon County, South Carolina, United States May 06, 2016 Details
April 16, 2016 curtis.lehman Crawford County, Pennsylvania, United States April 28, 2016 Details
July 13, 2015 amyschaich@yahoo.com Orange County, North Carolina, United States April 09, 2016 Details
April 02, 2016 Leesa Tierney Clermont County, Ohio, United States April 02, 2016 Details
July 04, 2015 tjrickert Butler County, Pennsylvania, United States March 12, 2016 Details
February 20, 2016 Batman113 Brazoria County, Texas, United States February 20, 2016 Details