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Usually a nocturnal creature Moon Moths have one of the most amazing wing patterns with very pale green forewings which have white at the base. Despite their size, Moon Moths also have an interesting life cycle. The Luna Moths don’t eat at their last stage when they transform into a winged insect. In fact Moon Moths don’t even have a mouth at all ! Their sole purpose of living is to mate. The Mature Moon Moths only live for about a week.
Dry mixed deciduous forest of the Aravallli Hill range in Gujarat.
The Indian Moon Moth belongs to the family Saturnidae which has both the largest moth in the world, the Hercules Moth as well as the largest moth in India Atlas moth.