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Hampshire and
Isle of Wight Branch

Leopard Moth - Zeuzera pyrina

Bradley & Fletcher No.: 161

The Leopard Moth has a striking appearance with its large white furry thorax bearing six large black spots. It principally inhabits open woodland and scrub but also gardens and orchards. The larvae feed mostly on woody plants where they can overwinter two or three times before pupating.

Post-2000 records
Pre-2000 records

Flight Times


More detailed information on this species can be found on the Hantsmoths website.

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