Giant Leopard Moth – 6/24/11
Observer: John Baur
Observation Date: 6/24/11
Observation Time: 5:30 p.m.
Observation Location: Sharon Train Station
Common Name: Giant Leopard Moth
Scientific Name: Hypercompe scribonia
Comments: Also called Eyed Tiger Moth, this is a moth of the family Arctiidae. It is distributed throughout the Southern and Eastern United States from New England to Mexico. The obsolete name Ecpantheria scribonia is still occasionally encountered.
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