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Luna Moth

Actias luna

Description:

Wings are pale green with light eye-spot on each. Wingspan about 68 mm, length, with tails about 60mm. Hindwing tails cross eachother in a scissors like fashion. Broad front margin of forewing, dark brown. Body is stout and covered with white setae. Legs, brown. Antennae, white and moderately plumose.

Habitat:

Suburban, moderately wooded neighborhood near deciduous forest.

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3 Comments

nexttogone
nexttogone 9 years ago

Beautiful find. I hope to see one of these in my life time too.

MayraSpringmann
MayraSpringmann 9 years ago

Wonderful!

Gerardo Aizpuru
Gerardo Aizpuru 9 years ago

Wow very nice!

KeithRoragen
Spotted by
KeithRoragen

Bellevue, Nebraska, USA

Spotted on May 2, 2012
Submitted on May 3, 2012

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