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  1. SO beautiful!! Posted 18 days ago
    1. Yes, I don't see these nearly enough .. maybe five or so over the years ... Posted 18 days ago

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The Leopard Moth or Wood Leopard Moth is a moth of the family Cossidae. It is found primarily in Europe but also in northern Africa and Asia . It was introduced into the northeastern United States prior to 1879 and has a range extending from Maine to Pennsylvania.

This is a highly distinctive species with a very furry white thorax marked with six black spots and heavily spotted white wings. The wingspan is 35–60 mm. The moth flies from June to September depending on the location.
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Similar species: Moths And Butterflies
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Uploaded Aug 4, 2019. Captured in Den Alerdinckweg 4, 8055 PE Laag Zuthem, Netherlands.