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Giant leopard moth

Hypercompe scribonia

Notes:

Slidell, Louisiana, United States of America At a Car wash when I saw this beauty! This moth was quite large. My children and I are studying insects over the summer ! The funny thing about finding this beauty is that he is ion a trash can lid and I would of never seen him had i not gone to toss out an apple in the trash can. I ran back to my car to grab the camera which told my kids "mommy found another bug top take a photo of" so the jumped out the car. people where looking at us crazy staring at a trash can lid.

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Giant leopard moth
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4 Comments

Thank you Iove the blue as well.. I have not see any with blue so far on the site hope to see another like this.

Thank you Telse!

Telse
Telse 9 years ago

Wow! This is one gorgeous Moth, Nathalie

Thank you Adarsha!

Slidell, Louisiana, USA

Spotted on Jul 11, 2013
Submitted on Jul 12, 2013

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