Attributes of Orthosia hibisci

Speckled Green Fruitworm Moth
Orthosia hibisci (Guenée, 1852)

Family: Noctuidae
Subfamily: Hadeninae
Identification: Antennae of male are serrate. Forewing grayish brown with very little reddish tinting. Lines and spots usually distinct, usually accepted with vague blackish markings, such as top of st. line and filling in bottom half of reniform spot. Hindwing grayish brown.
Wing Span: 3.2-4.2 cm.
Life History:
Flight: February-May.
Caterpillar Hosts: Wide variety of plants, including apple, crabapple, cherries, plums, and other trees.
Adult Food:
Habitat:
Range: Throughout eastern North America.
Conservation:
NCGR:
Management Needs:
Taxonomy Notes:

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Observation Date Submitter Region Verified Datesort icon
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Platte County, Alaska, United States December 31, 2004 Details
June 08, 2007 legacy.reporter (Bioblitz Team) Middlesex County, Connecticut, United States October 03, 2007 Details
January 01, 1970 legacy.reporter (Richard B. Dominick Moth and Butterfly Collection) Charleston County, South Carolina, United States December 10, 2007 Details
May 02, 2006 legacy.reporter (Frank Olsen) Allamakee County, Iowa, United States June 09, 2008 Details
April 09, 2005 legacy.reporter (Frank Olsen) Linn County, Iowa, United States June 09, 2008 Details
April 23, 2003 legacy.reporter (Frank Olsen) Linn County, Iowa, United States June 09, 2008 Details
April 05, 2005 jamesdurbin (Jim Durbin) Linn County, Iowa, United States June 09, 2008 Details
April 03, 2005 legacy.reporter (Frank Olsen) Van Buren County, Iowa, United States June 09, 2008 Details
April 03, 2005 legacy.reporter (Frank Olsen) Van Buren County, Iowa, United States June 09, 2008 Details
April 03, 2005 legacy.reporter (Frank Olsen) Van Buren County, Iowa, United States June 09, 2008 Details
April 03, 2005 legacy.reporter (Frank Olsen) Van Buren County, Iowa, United States June 09, 2008 Details
April 03, 2005 legacy.reporter (Frank Olsen) Van Buren County, Iowa, United States June 09, 2008 Details
March 26, 2004 legacy.reporter (Frank Olsen) Linn County, Iowa, United States June 09, 2008 Details
March 26, 2004 legacy.reporter (Frank Olsen) Linn County, Iowa, United States June 09, 2008 Details
April 05, 2004 legacy.reporter (Frank Olsen) Linn County, Iowa, United States June 09, 2008 Details
April 05, 2004 legacy.reporter (Frank Olsen) Linn County, Iowa, United States June 09, 2008 Details
April 14, 2004 legacy.reporter (Frank Olsen) Linn County, Iowa, United States June 09, 2008 Details
April 05, 2006 legacy.reporter (Frank Olsen) Linn County, Iowa, United States June 09, 2008 Details
April 07, 2004 jamesdurbin (Jim Durbin) Linn County, Iowa, United States June 09, 2008 Details
March 29, 1997 curtis.lehman (Curt Lehman) Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, United States October 29, 2008 Details
March 27, 2007 legacy.reporter (Jo Ann Poe-McGavin) Carbon County, Pennsylvania, United States March 02, 2009 Details
March 18, 2009 legacy.reporter (Steve Kovacs) Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, United States April 03, 2009 Details
March 05, 2009 jasondroberts (Jason D. Roberts) Morgan County, Alabama, United States October 19, 2009 Details
March 20, 2010 Monica Miller (Monica Miller) Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, United States June 21, 2010 Details
March 19, 2010 legacy.reporter (Ken Lebo) Berks County, Pennsylvania, United States June 21, 2010 Details
March 21, 2010 BobMoul (Bob Moul) Adams County, Pennsylvania, United States June 21, 2010 Details
April 03, 2010 curtis.lehman (Curt Lehman) Fayette County, Pennsylvania, United States June 21, 2010 Details
March 23, 2010 BobMoul (Bob Moul) York County, Pennsylvania, United States June 21, 2010 Details
April 05, 2010 Tom Middagh (Tom Middagh) Nobles County, Minnesota, United States August 03, 2010 Details
April 20, 2010 legacy.reporter (Sheila Floyd-Evans) Richland County, South Carolina, United States December 31, 2010 Details
December 31, 1969 legacy.reporter (Cheryl Jennings) Jefferson County, West Virginia, United States December 31, 2010 Details
February 15, 2011 Tony DeSantis Camden County, North Carolina, United States February 15, 2011 Details
February 19, 2011 Lois Stacey Aiken County, South Carolina, United States February 22, 2011 Details
March 12, 2010 Eddie Huber Jefferson County, Kentucky, United States March 01, 2011 Details
March 03, 2011 Eddie Huber Jefferson County, Kentucky, United States March 10, 2011 Details
March 22, 2011 BobMoul York County, Pennsylvania, United States March 22, 2011 Details
April 03, 2011 Stephen Kloiber Northampton County, Pennsylvania, United States April 03, 2011 Details
April 09, 2011 dhsmall Worcester County, Massachusetts, United States April 11, 2011 Details
April 07, 2011 rogerdowner Wayne County, Ohio, United States April 15, 2011 Details
April 28, 2011 BeaLaporte Ontario, Canada May 02, 2011 Details
May 05, 2011 texcyn4 Fairfax County, Virginia, United States May 09, 2011 Details
March 22, 2011 Jason Sturner Knox County, Tennessee, United States May 23, 2011 Details
March 13, 2011 Ken Childs Chester County, Tennessee, United States May 28, 2011 Details
March 21, 2011 Jason Sturner Knox County, Tennessee, United States May 28, 2011 Details
March 08, 2010 rdhealy1951 Hart County, Kentucky, United States June 13, 2011 Details
March 13, 2011 Ken Childs Chester County, Tennessee, United States December 02, 2011 Details
March 27, 1998 curtis.lehman (Paul Dennehy) Bedford County, Pennsylvania, United States January 03, 2012 Details
April 17, 2007 curtis.lehman (Paul Dennehy) Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania, United States January 03, 2012 Details
April 10, 2004 curtis.lehman (Paul Dennehy) Montour County, Pennsylvania, United States January 03, 2012 Details
February 18, 2012 Lori Owenby Catawba County, North Carolina, United States March 04, 2012 Details