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Where do giant leopard moths live?
Last Updated: 27th May, 2020
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Considering this, are leopard moths dangerous?
Hairless caterpillars are harmless, and most of thefuzzycaterpillars are harmless as well, just like the giantleopardmoth caterpillar. Looks can be quitedeceiving,however.
One may also ask, what does a giant leopard moth turn into? The giant leopard moth (Hypercompescribonia)grows from a red-striped "woolly bear"-typecaterpillar to awhite-spotted moth large enoughto fit comfortablyin an adult's hand. Thecaterpillar will hibernateover the winter in thisform and will spin itselfinto a cocoon in thespring.
Additionally, what does the giant leopard moth eat?
Giant leopard moth caterpillars enjoymunchingleafy plants like dandelions, violets, honeysuckle, citrusplants,magnolias, lilacs, and broadleaf plantains. If you don'tfind theplants in nature, you can buy a small pottedplant.
Where do tiger moths live?
Habitat. There are about 260 species oftigermoths in North America, a small fraction of the 11,000speciesknown worldwide. Tiger moths inhabit both temperateandtropical zones but are more diverse in the tropics.