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:
Taxonomy Notes:

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August 23, 2014 Sir. Joshnla Richland County, Wisconsin, United States December 12, 2014 Details
November 24, 2014 jjflossem Hernando County, Florida, United States December 03, 2014 Details
May 11, 2014 curiousue New York, United States December 02, 2014 Details
June 28, 2014 K Stilwell Tazewell County, Virginia, United States November 25, 2014 Details
October 23, 2014 jjflossem Hernando County, Florida, United States November 18, 2014 Details
September 30, 2014 ta24jc Warren County, Ohio, United States September 30, 2014 Details
September 23, 2014 jim8435wisc Juneau County, Wisconsin, United States September 25, 2014 Details
September 19, 2014 CA Ivy Sequoyah County, Oklahoma, United States September 20, 2014 Details
September 17, 2014 TroyJSharpe Duval County, Florida, United States September 18, 2014 Details
September 17, 2014 jjflossem Hernando County, Florida, United States September 18, 2014 Details
September 16, 2014 vision_m Texas, Morris County, United States September 17, 2014 Details
September 10, 2014 treichard Baltimore County, Maryland, United States September 14, 2014 Details
September 13, 2014 alfiggs Jefferson County, Alabama, United States September 13, 2014 Details
September 09, 2014 digginflowers Page County, Virginia, United States September 11, 2014 Details
June 06, 2012 jocarl17 Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, United States September 08, 2014 Details
September 08, 2014 Jennifer Jilks Ontario, Canada September 08, 2014 Details
August 29, 2014 jennah Boyd County, Kentucky, United States September 04, 2014 Details
June 17, 2014 ncforester Caldwell County, North Carolina, United States August 30, 2014 Details
August 21, 2014 hydiee21 Escambia County, Florida, United States August 21, 2014 Details
August 12, 2013 AngelaCoco Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, United States August 17, 2014 Details
August 14, 2014 elambi Baldwin County, Alabama, United States August 15, 2014 Details
August 08, 2014 Tropicalfish12 Nassau County, Florida, United States August 10, 2014 Details
July 08, 2014 Blocky Washington (Block Island) County, Rhode Island, United States August 05, 2014 Details
July 13, 2014 JHCarpenter Marion County, Tennessee, United States August 02, 2014 Details
July 26, 2014 jesmorgan Wicomico County, Maryland, United States July 26, 2014 Details
July 23, 2014 jjflossem Hernando County, Florida, United States July 25, 2014 Details
June 30, 2014 leza56 Madison County, Alabama, United States July 25, 2014 Details
July 20, 2014 dswalker Ontario, Canada July 23, 2014 Details
July 19, 2014 anni Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, United States July 19, 2014 Details
June 16, 2014 Philip Childress Carroll County, Virginia, United States July 17, 2014 Details
June 19, 2014 Rlaurence Albemarle County, Virginia, United States July 16, 2014 Details
June 29, 2014 rosie1 Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, United States July 15, 2014 Details
July 06, 2014 Kimberly Mrozinski Berkeley County, South Carolina, United States July 10, 2014 Details
June 19, 2014 stomlins701 Cocke County, Tennessee, United States July 10, 2014 Details
July 04, 2014 djayschmitt Texas, Tarrant County, United States July 09, 2014 Details
July 02, 2014 Candace Nickerson Essex County, Massachusetts, United States July 05, 2014 Details
June 14, 2014 Fiona Capuano Nassau County, New York, United States July 03, 2014 Details
June 11, 2014 Crystal Hauser Washington (Block Island) County, Rhode Island, United States July 03, 2014 Details
June 11, 2014 Crystal Hauser Washington (Block Island) County, Rhode Island, United States July 03, 2014 Details
July 03, 2014 jmrathbun Henderson County, North Carolina, United States July 03, 2014 Details
July 01, 2014 NigelBI Washington (Block Island) County, Rhode Island, United States July 01, 2014 Details
June 28, 2014 Oracle Stark County, Ohio, United States June 29, 2014 Details
June 29, 2014 ragbutter Haywood County, North Carolina, United States June 29, 2014 Details
June 26, 2014 vaanmo New Castle County, Delaware, United States June 27, 2014 Details
June 27, 2014 rowangf Tama County, Iowa, United States June 27, 2014 Details
June 25, 2014 taylorcreek Albemarle County, Virginia, United States June 26, 2014 Details
August 15, 2013 Pysanky Pittsburgh Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, United States June 26, 2014 Details
June 25, 2014 Shelley Rutkin Forsyth County, North Carolina, United States June 26, 2014 Details
June 21, 2014 Katherine Halley Dane County, Wisconsin, United States June 25, 2014 Details
June 23, 2014 ktaylo Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, United States June 25, 2014 Details