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Giant Leopard Moth He exuded some of his distasteful droplets, in case I tried to eat him. Geotagged,Giant Leopard Moth,Hypercompe scribonia,Spring,United States Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

Giant Leopard Moth

He exuded some of his distasteful droplets, in case I tried to eat him.

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  1. Incredible shot! I've never seen such droplets before, how interesting. Posted 13 days ago
    1. I've seen them a couple of times, but I haven't tasted them. Posted 13 days ago
      1. Smart decision, the exudate is NOT tasty. Posted 12 days ago
  2. Looks more like a Giant Panda Moth! Posted 13 days ago
    1. Ha! They do look like little ears. Posted 13 days ago
  3. I wondered what the yellow blobs were!! Where/how does the moth ‘exudate’. Posted 6 days ago

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The Giant Leopard Moth or Eyed Tiger Moth is a moth of the family Arctiidae. It is distributed throughout the southern Ontario and southern and eastern United States from New England to Mexico. The obsolete name ''Ecpantheria scribonia'' is still occasionally encountered.

Similar species: Moths And Butterflies
Species identified by FrannySopranny
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By FrannySopranny

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Uploaded Aug 1, 2020. Captured Jun 20, 2020 23:16 in 121 Stecker Mill Rd, Danville, PA 17821, USA.
  • Canon EOS Rebel T6
  • f/11.0
  • 1/128s
  • ISO800
  • 35mm