Giant Leopard Moth

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Giant Leopard Moth:



"Giant Leopard Moth"

Giant Leopard Moth


Scientific Name: Hypercimpe Scribonia
Length : 1.2-2 inch
Commonly found: America


Giant Leopard facts

Giant Leopard is also known as the Eyed tiger moth it is distributed throughout the Americas .
 The caterpillar is of the woolly kind , with a thick coat of black  bristles and red or orange bands between its segments which becomes conspicuous when the caterpillar rolls into a ball for defense. Although it may look like it but the hairs are not urticant and do not typically cause irritation when touched. 
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