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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January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter New Haven County, Connecticut, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Litchfield County, District of Columbia, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Alachua County, Florida, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Brevard County, Florida, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Broward County, Florida, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Gadsden County, Florida, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Highlands County, Florida, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Liberty County, Florida, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Manatee County, Florida, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Orange County, Florida, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Polk County, Florida, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Putnam County, Florida, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Volusia County, Florida, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Clarke County, Georgia, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Franklin County, Kansas, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Anderson County, Kentucky, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Bell County, Kentucky, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Boone County, Kentucky, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Breckinridge County, Kentucky, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Bullitt County, Kentucky, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Fayette County, Kentucky, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Estill County, Kentucky, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Floyd County, Kentucky, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter LaRue County, Kentucky, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Harlan County, Kentucky, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Laurel County, Kentucky, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Letcher County, Kentucky, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Meade County, Kentucky, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Menifee County, Kentucky, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Oldham County, Kentucky, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Owsley County, Kentucky, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Perry County, Kentucky, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Pike County, Kentucky, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Powell County, Kentucky, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Rowan County, Kentucky, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Rockcastle County, Kentucky, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Russell County, Kentucky, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Whitley County, Kentucky, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Woodford County, Kentucky, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Trigg County, Kentucky, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Spencer County, Kentucky, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter St John The Baptist Parish, Louisiana, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Prince Georges County, Maryland, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Washington County, Mississippi, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Hinds County, Mississippi, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Halifax County, North Carolina, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Jackson County, North Carolina, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Dare County, North Carolina, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Richardson County, Nebraska, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Gage County, Nebraska, United States December 31, 2004 Details