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Giant Leopard Moth

Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Arctiidae
Genus: Ecpantheria
Species: E. scribonia
Binomial name
Ecpantheria scribonia
(Stoll, 1790)

The Giant Leopard Moth (Ecpantheria scribonia) is a moth of the family Arctiidae. It is distributed throughout the Southeastern United States from New England to Mexico. Scientific classification or biological classification is how biologists group and categorize extinct and living species of organisms. ... Jump to: navigation, search Phyla Porifera (sponges) Ctenophora (comb jellies) Cnidaria Placozoa Subregnum Bilateria  Acoelomorpha  Orthonectida  Rhombozoa  Myxozoa  Superphylum Deuterostomia     Chordata (vertebrates, etc. ... Subphyla and Classes Subphylum Trilobitomorpha Trilobita - Trilobites (extinct) Subphylum Chelicerata Arachnida - Spiders, Scorpions, etc. ... Jump to: navigation, search Classes & Orders Subclass: Apterygota Orders Archaeognatha (Bristletails) Thysanura (Silverfish) Monura - extinct Subclass: Pterygota Orders Ephemeroptera (mayflies) Odonata (dragonflies and damselflies) Diaphanopteroidea - extinct Palaeodictyoptera - extinct Megasecoptera - extinct Archodonata - extinct Infraclass: Neoptera Orders Blattodea (cockroaches) Isoptera (termites) Mantodea (mantids) Dermaptera (earwigs) Plecoptera (stoneflies) Orthoptera (grasshoppers, etc) Phasmatodea (walking... Super Families Butterflies Hesperioidea Papilionoidea Moths Micropterigoidea Heterobathmioidea Eriocranioidea Acanthopteroctetoidea Lophocoronoidea Neopseustoidea Mnesarchaeoidea Hepialoidea Nepticuloidea Incurvarioidea Palaephatoidea Tischeriodea Simaethistoidea Tineoidea Gracillarioidea Yponomeutoidea Gelechioidea Zygaenoidea Sesioidea Cossoidea Tortricoidea Choreutoida Urodoidea Galacticoidea Schreckensteinioidea Epermenioidea Pterophoroidea Aluctoidea Immoidea Axioidea Hyblaeoidea Thyridoidea Whalleyanoidea Pyraloidea Mimallonoidea Lasiocampoidea Geometroidea Drepanoidea Bombycoidea Calliduloidae Hedyloidea Noctuoidea Families About... Author: Leach, 1815 Type species: Arctia caja (Garden Tiger Moth) Diversity: ? genera 11,000 species Subfamilies Arctiinae Lithosiinae Syntominae Genera Arctia many others Arctiidae is a family of the Lepidoptera, representing the tiger moths. ... In biology, binomial nomenclature is a standard convention used for naming species. ... Jump to: navigation, search Caspar Stoll (- 1795 ) was an artist and entomologist who illustrated several works on entomology. ... Jump to: navigation, search A moth is an insect closely related to the butterfly. ... Author: Leach, 1815 Type species: Arctia caja (Garden Tiger Moth) Diversity: ? genera 11,000 species Subfamilies Arctiinae Lithosiinae Syntominae Genera Arctia many others Arctiidae is a family of the Lepidoptera, representing the tiger moths. ...


This species has a wingspan of 3 inches. The wings of the moth are bright white with irregular black markings, some solid and some hollow. The abdomen is dark blue with orange markings, the male has a narrow yellow line on the sides. Its legs have black and white bands. The wingspan (or just span) of an airplane is the distance from the left wingtip to the right wingtip. ...


The caterpillar is one of the Woolly Bear kind with a thick coat of black bristles (setae) and red bands between its segments (can be seen when caterpillar is rolled into a ball). The striking caterpillar of the Emperor Gum Moth A caterpillar is the larval form of a lepidopteran (a member of the insect order comprising butterflies and moths). ... A seta is a stiff hair, bristle, or bristle-like process or part of an organism. ...


The caterpillar eats a variety of broad-leaf plants such as broadleaf plantains, dandelion and violet. Species About 200 species, including: Plantago affra Plantago alpina Plantago arborescens Plantago arenaria - Branched Plantain Plantago argentea Plantago asiatica Plantago coronopus - Buckshorn Plantain Plantago cynops Plantago lanceolata - Ribwort Plantain Plantago major - Greater Plantain Plantago maritima - Sea Plantain Plantago maxima Plantago media - Hoary Plantain Plantago nivalis Plantago psyllium - Sand Plantain Plantago... Jump to: navigation, search Species See text Dandelion (Taraxacum) is a large genus of flowering plants in the family Asteraceae. ... Species Viola bicolor Pursh Viola beckwithii Viola nephrophylla Viola pedunculata Viola odorata Viola tricolor Viola × wittrockiana - Pansy List all species Violets (genus Viola) are flowers of the family Violaceae, with around 400 species throughout temperate areas of the world. ...

Giant Leopard Moth
Giant Leopard Moth


Image File history File links Download high resolution version (905x758, 165 KB)Leopard Moth PiccoloNamek 21:07, July 18, 2005 (UTC) I took this at a local gas station. ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (905x758, 165 KB)Leopard Moth PiccoloNamek 21:07, July 18, 2005 (UTC) I took this at a local gas station. ...


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