Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1253306

Great Leopard Moth
Hypercompe scribonia

Observation date: June 13, 2020
Submitted by: BROOKIE3770
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Maybe just exit metamorphosis state? Wings do not appear to be completely unfurled. Did not see a chrysalis anywhere. About 4" - 5 " off the ground on this metal pole. Cloudy day, 70°, humidity ~57%, showers in the vicinity.
Status: Resident
Verified by: curtis.lehman
Verified date: June 13, 2020
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, West Virginia, Wood County