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
April 20, 2014 edenny Hampshire County, Massachusetts, United States April 22, 2014 Details
April 14, 2014 curtis.lehman (Karen and Gary Campbell) Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, United States April 20, 2014 Details
March 20, 2014 skywatcher British Columbia, Canada April 19, 2014 Details
April 13, 2014 Latenight Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, United States April 14, 2014 Details
April 13, 2014 curtis.lehman (Clarissa Lehman) Centre County, Pennsylvania, United States April 14, 2014 Details
April 12, 2014 stonehollow Wright County, Minnesota, United States April 13, 2014 Details
April 10, 2014 edenny Hampshire County, Massachusetts, United States April 11, 2014 Details
March 30, 2014 jim.odonater Clatsop County, Oregon, United States April 02, 2014 Details
March 28, 2014 Latenight Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, United States April 01, 2014 Details
May 14, 2011 curtis.lehman Hancock County, West Virginia, United States March 27, 2014 Details
March 24, 2014 jim.odonater Clark County, Washington, United States March 25, 2014 Details
April 27, 2013 J_Martineau Sheridan County, Wyoming, United States December 04, 2013 Details
April 16, 2013 Fyn Kynd Waldo County, Maine, United States September 11, 2013 Details
February 04, 2012 Josiah Gilbert San Luis Obispo County, California, United States August 31, 2013 Details
April 08, 2013 Jeremy Martin Allegany County, New York, United States July 19, 2013 Details
April 17, 2013 Chip Krilowicz Camden County, New Jersey, United States July 12, 2013 Details
June 09, 2013 doris potter Quebec, Canada June 26, 2013 Details
May 22, 2013 schmev24 Hampden County, Massachusetts, United States May 31, 2013 Details
April 28, 2013 edenny Hampshire County, Massachusetts, United States April 29, 2013 Details
April 10, 2013 curtis.lehman (Jerry Skinner) Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania, United States April 22, 2013 Details
April 06, 2013 rdhealy1951 Hardin County, Kentucky, United States April 17, 2013 Details
April 07, 2013 Leslie Warren Mahoning County, Ohio, United States April 11, 2013 Details
April 09, 2013 edenny Hampshire County, Massachusetts, United States April 10, 2013 Details
April 08, 2013 edenny Hampshire County, Massachusetts, United States April 08, 2013 Details
March 16, 2013 rdhealy1951 Hardin County, Kentucky, United States April 04, 2013 Details
April 04, 2013 edenny Hampshire County, Massachusetts, United States April 04, 2013 Details
February 07, 2013 Jeff Trahan Caddo Parish, Louisiana, United States February 20, 2013 Details
April 11, 2012 J_Martineau Sheridan County, Wyoming, United States February 04, 2013 Details
March 12, 2012 Todd J. Dreyer Middlesex County, New Jersey, United States June 21, 2012 Details
May 17, 2012 schmev24 Hampden County, Massachusetts, United States May 24, 2012 Details
March 25, 2012 Dwaine Wagoner Natrona County, Wyoming, United States April 09, 2012 Details
March 28, 2012 curtis.lehman (Margaret Higbee) Indiana County, Pennsylvania, United States March 29, 2012 Details
March 21, 2012 Stephen Kloiber Northampton County, Pennsylvania, United States March 27, 2012 Details
March 23, 2012 Stephen Kloiber Northampton County, Pennsylvania, United States March 27, 2012 Details
April 24, 2010 Robert Martin Lewis And Clark County, Montana, United States March 24, 2012 Details
March 17, 2012 Stephen Kloiber Northampton County, Pennsylvania, United States March 20, 2012 Details
March 19, 2012 curtis.lehman (Rory Bower) Mifflin County, Pennsylvania, United States March 20, 2012 Details
March 18, 2012 curtis.lehman Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, United States March 18, 2012 Details
February 18, 2012 Lori Owenby Catawba County, North Carolina, United States March 04, 2012 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
March 13, 2011 Ken Childs Chester County, Tennessee, United States December 02, 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 May 28, 2011 Details
March 21, 2011 Jason Sturner Knox County, Tennessee, United States May 28, 2011 Details
March 22, 2011 Jason Sturner Knox County, Tennessee, United States May 23, 2011 Details
May 05, 2011 texcyn4 Fairfax County, Virginia, United States May 09, 2011 Details
April 28, 2011 BeaLaporte Ontario, Canada May 02, 2011 Details
April 07, 2011 rogerdowner Wayne County, Ohio, United States April 15, 2011 Details