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Giant Leopard Moth

Hypercompe scribonia

Description:

I was so surprised to find this Giant Leopard moth, I had never seen one before. This species has a wingspan of 3 inches (nearly 8 cm). The wings of this moth are bright white with a pattern of neat black blotches, some solid and some hollow.

Habitat:

Semi tropical.

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LuisStevens
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LuisStevens

Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco, Mexico

Spotted on Dec 25, 2012
Submitted on Feb 5, 2013

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