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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June 19, 2015 curtis.lehman Bedford County, Pennsylvania, United States January 25, 2016 Details
January 12, 2016 bluebird264 Collier County, Florida, United States January 18, 2016 Details
October 11, 2015 Mary Franceline Malone Powhatan County, Virginia, United States December 22, 2015 Details
July 05, 2015 Butterfly Ridge Hocking County, Ohio, United States December 05, 2015 Details
July 20, 2015 curtis.lehman Unicoi County, Tennessee, United States November 28, 2015 Details
November 03, 2015 Guka Vlinder Manassas County, Virginia, United States November 12, 2015 Details
November 11, 2015 treichard Anne Arundel County, Maryland, United States November 12, 2015 Details
November 12, 2015 carleypasq Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, United States November 12, 2015 Details
June 04, 2015 Ilona L. Dane County, Wisconsin, United States November 08, 2015 Details
October 15, 2015 sfp Jessamine County, Kentucky, United States October 16, 2015 Details
October 15, 2015 Steve Gyomber Ashtabula County, Ohio, United States October 15, 2015 Details
October 06, 2015 saapple Venango County, Pennsylvania, United States October 07, 2015 Details
August 17, 2015 rdhealy1951@aol.com Hart County, Kentucky, United States October 03, 2015 Details
June 20, 2015 AllenRatz Buncombe County, North Carolina, United States October 03, 2015 Details
September 25, 2015 curtis.lehman (Margaret Higbee) Armstrong County, Pennsylvania, United States September 30, 2015 Details
September 24, 2015 cabbott Fairfield County, Ohio, United States September 25, 2015 Details
September 19, 2015 Ru_anthrogirl Montgomery County, Tennessee, United States September 19, 2015 Details
September 14, 2015 pabirdermoore Clarion County, Pennsylvania, United States September 18, 2015 Details
June 07, 2015 wildreturn Lincoln County, Missouri, United States September 10, 2015 Details
September 01, 2015 NJScott Monmouth County, New Jersey, United States September 06, 2015 Details
June 15, 2015 Rangertsp Pickett County, Tennessee, United States September 05, 2015 Details
September 05, 2015 johnmiller Bradley County, Tennessee, United States September 05, 2015 Details
August 31, 2015 rosedrakon Richmond City County, Virginia, United States September 01, 2015 Details
August 17, 2015 Happyhealy Hart County, Kentucky, United States August 27, 2015 Details
June 12, 2015 AllenRatz Buncombe County, North Carolina, United States August 13, 2015 Details
August 08, 2015 amealer Hamilton County, Tennessee, United States August 09, 2015 Details
August 08, 2015 mommanik24 Dubois County, Indiana, United States August 08, 2015 Details
July 10, 2015 Rangertsp Warren County, Tennessee, United States August 05, 2015 Details
August 02, 2015 ridgeboy Polk County, Florida, United States August 03, 2015 Details
July 26, 2015 Jeff Trahan Caddo Parish, Louisiana, United States July 29, 2015 Details
July 22, 2015 CRPurvis Randolph County, North Carolina, United States July 22, 2015 Details
July 11, 2015 curtis.lehman Greene County, Pennsylvania, United States July 11, 2015 Details
July 08, 2015 Homegardener3816 Fairfax County, Virginia, United States July 09, 2015 Details
July 02, 2015 wjshawiii Greene County, Virginia, United States July 03, 2015 Details
June 24, 2015 RMOESSER Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, United States June 25, 2015 Details
June 17, 2015 digginflowers Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, United States June 23, 2015 Details
June 23, 2015 digginflowers Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, United States June 23, 2015 Details
June 19, 2015 Shane Miller Beaver County, Pennsylvania, United States June 21, 2015 Details
June 19, 2015 neeter Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, United States June 20, 2015 Details
June 16, 2015 franpope Garrett County, Maryland, United States June 20, 2015 Details
June 20, 2015 OG Moth Wyandotte County, Kansas, United States June 20, 2015 Details
June 11, 2015 franpope Allegany County, Maryland, United States June 19, 2015 Details
June 18, 2015 Ranger_McClure Licking County, Ohio, United States June 18, 2015 Details
May 25, 2014 froghavenfarm Lee County, Virginia, United States June 17, 2015 Details
June 03, 2015 lccbrandon Illinois, United States June 16, 2015 Details
June 15, 2015 Carol Thornton-Anderson Orange County, Indiana, United States June 15, 2015 Details
June 15, 2015 reskin Baltimore County, Maryland, United States June 15, 2015 Details
June 13, 2015 Akeenan Washington County, Maryland, United States June 14, 2015 Details
June 01, 2015 Criag Campanelli Virginia, United States June 13, 2015 Details
June 06, 2015 grandmakansas Shawnee County, Kansas, United States June 13, 2015 Details