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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April 18, 2015 curtis.lehman Allegany County, Maryland, United States April 23, 2015 Details
April 12, 2015 tom murray Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States April 22, 2015 Details
April 13, 2015 tom murray Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States April 22, 2015 Details
April 21, 2015 TCat7187 Cecil County, Maryland, United States April 22, 2015 Details
April 16, 2015 JohnRoosenberg Albany County, New York, United States April 21, 2015 Details
April 18, 2015 treichard Frederick County, Maryland, United States April 19, 2015 Details
April 18, 2015 treichard Frederick County, Maryland, United States April 19, 2015 Details
April 18, 2015 treichard Frederick County, Maryland, United States April 19, 2015 Details
April 18, 2015 treichard Allegany County, Maryland, United States April 19, 2015 Details
April 18, 2015 treichard Allegany County, Maryland, United States April 19, 2015 Details
April 18, 2015 treichard Allegany County, Maryland, United States April 19, 2015 Details
April 18, 2015 treichard Allegany County, Maryland, United States April 19, 2015 Details
April 18, 2015 treichard Allegany County, Maryland, United States April 19, 2015 Details
April 18, 2015 treichard Allegany County, Maryland, United States April 19, 2015 Details
April 16, 2015 strixv Prince Georges County, Maryland, United States April 16, 2015 Details
April 13, 2015 BeaLaporte Ontario, Canada April 15, 2015 Details
April 13, 2015 BeaLaporte Ontario, Canada April 15, 2015 Details
April 13, 2015 Jarchibold Saratoga County, New York, United States April 15, 2015 Details
April 14, 2015 digginflowers Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, United States April 15, 2015 Details
March 25, 2015 digginflowers Montgomery County, Virginia, United States April 15, 2015 Details
April 14, 2015 edenny Hampshire County, Massachusetts, United States April 15, 2015 Details
April 06, 2015 Latenight Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, United States April 07, 2015 Details
April 02, 2015 CathK Albany County, New York, United States April 04, 2015 Details
April 03, 2015 disteffv Berks County, Pennsylvania, United States April 04, 2015 Details
April 03, 2015 disteffv Berks County, Pennsylvania, United States April 04, 2015 Details
April 03, 2015 disteffv Berks County, Pennsylvania, United States April 04, 2015 Details
April 03, 2015 disteffv Berks County, Pennsylvania, United States April 04, 2015 Details
April 01, 2015 AllenRatz Buncombe County, North Carolina, United States April 02, 2015 Details
March 27, 2015 disteffv Berks County, Pennsylvania, United States March 31, 2015 Details
March 25, 2015 curtis.lehman Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, United States March 26, 2015 Details
March 06, 2015 Glennie British Columbia, Canada March 23, 2015 Details
March 17, 2015 AllenRatz Buncombe County, North Carolina, United States March 18, 2015 Details
March 15, 2015 AllenRatz Buncombe County, North Carolina, United States March 17, 2015 Details
March 15, 2015 AllenRatz Buncombe County, North Carolina, United States March 17, 2015 Details
March 15, 2015 AllenRatz Buncombe County, North Carolina, United States March 17, 2015 Details
February 22, 2015 jim.odonater Clark County, Washington, United States March 06, 2015 Details
April 10, 2014 Sue Gregoire Schuyler County, New York, United States February 16, 2015 Details
April 26, 2014 reutere Delaware County, New York, United States January 26, 2015 Details
May 21, 2014 curtis.lehman (Bill Keim) Bucks County, Pennsylvania, United States January 19, 2015 Details
June 07, 2014 Sean Werle Franklin County, Massachusetts, United States November 17, 2014 Details
June 16, 2014 Sean Werle Franklin County, Massachusetts, United States November 17, 2014 Details
June 07, 2014 fluffberger Wayne County, Pennsylvania, United States July 23, 2014 Details
June 14, 2014 White Rose Quebec, Canada July 17, 2014 Details
April 14, 2014 stormyeyes99 Sussex County, New Jersey, United States July 06, 2014 Details
May 09, 2014 Carl D. Barrentine Grand Forks County, North Dakota, United States May 13, 2014 Details
May 05, 2014 Aboover Knox County, Maine, United States May 11, 2014 Details
May 02, 2014 schmev24 Hampden County, Massachusetts, United States May 07, 2014 Details
May 01, 2014 schmev24 Hampden County, Massachusetts, United States May 06, 2014 Details
April 21, 2014 BeaLaporte Ontario, Canada April 27, 2014 Details
April 21, 2014 BeaLaporte Ontario, Canada April 27, 2014 Details