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:
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Observation Date Submitter Region Verified Datesort icon
April 17, 2016 Susan Brown Ontario, Canada April 27, 2016 Details
April 22, 2016 Joe Bartok Ontario, Canada April 22, 2016 Details
April 18, 2016 BeaLaporte Ontario, Canada April 21, 2016 Details
April 01, 2016 sh11 Ontario, Canada April 08, 2016 Details
March 30, 2016 tom murray Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States April 07, 2016 Details
March 31, 2016 sh11 Ontario, Canada April 07, 2016 Details
March 19, 2016 jim.odonater Tillamook County, Oregon, United States April 01, 2016 Details
March 31, 2016 treichard Prince Georges County, Maryland, United States April 01, 2016 Details
April 01, 2016 Joe Bartok Ontario, Canada April 01, 2016 Details
March 31, 2016 David Trently Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania, United States March 31, 2016 Details
March 26, 2016 franpope Garrett County, Maryland, United States March 29, 2016 Details
March 29, 2016 curtis.lehman (Juan George) Warren County, Pennsylvania, United States March 29, 2016 Details
March 15, 2016 JohnBoback Monongalia County, West Virginia, United States March 23, 2016 Details
May 23, 2015 curtis.lehman (Colin Gillette) Bradford County, Pennsylvania, United States March 21, 2016 Details
March 19, 2016 John LeBlanc Henrico County, Virginia, United States March 20, 2016 Details
March 17, 2016 edenny Hampshire County, Massachusetts, United States March 17, 2016 Details
March 12, 2016 Tom Raub Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, United States March 13, 2016 Details
March 12, 2016 JohnBoback Monongalia County, West Virginia, United States March 13, 2016 Details
March 12, 2016 Etter Northampton County, Pennsylvania, United States March 13, 2016 Details
March 11, 2016 digginflowers Lebanon County, Pennsylvania, United States March 11, 2016 Details
April 29, 2015 Sharon Watson Traill County, North Dakota, United States March 05, 2016 Details
April 12, 2014 curtis.lehman (Paul Dennehy) Clinton County, Pennsylvania, United States March 05, 2016 Details
February 16, 2016 Stott Noble Jefferson County, Alabama, United States February 16, 2016 Details
May 01, 2011 Allen Belden Richmond City County, Virginia, United States February 04, 2016 Details
April 19, 2015 BeaLaporte Ontario, Canada December 10, 2015 Details
May 08, 2015 curtis.lehman Crawford County, Pennsylvania, United States November 10, 2015 Details
April 05, 2015 wildreturn Lincoln County, Missouri, United States October 20, 2015 Details
April 12, 2015 mrcnaturally Westchester County, New York, United States August 30, 2015 Details
April 13, 2015 tom murray Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States June 21, 2015 Details
June 12, 2015 ezeemonee Santa Clara County, California, United States June 21, 2015 Details
April 30, 2015 BeaLaporte Ontario, Canada May 16, 2015 Details
May 05, 2015 tom nolan Burlington County, New Jersey, United States May 06, 2015 Details
April 17, 2015 SkrentnyJeff Cook County, Illinois, United States May 04, 2015 Details
May 02, 2015 crm211b Ontario, Canada May 02, 2015 Details
April 09, 2015 LinRandolph Ashtabula County, Ohio, United States April 30, 2015 Details
April 18, 2015 strixv Prince Georges County, Maryland, United States April 29, 2015 Details
April 19, 2015 a-o Tompkins County, New York, United States April 28, 2015 Details
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