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Luna Moth ( One, Female Luna Moth, Laying Eggs. )

Actias Luna

Description:

My brother, gave me 3 Luna Moth Cocoons, to study and to observe. The first cocoon, that eclosed, was a female. This female, started laying eggs yesterday. The colors of the eggs, was different shades of brown.

Habitat:

Usually found in forested areas. It is found in every state, from Maine south to Florida, and west to eastern Texas, and eastern North Dakota.

Notes:

The adults wingspan is, 75 to 105 mm. The slightly oval eggs are white, mottled with the brown adhesive. Maximum reported dimensions in millimeters, are: 1 .9 x 1.6 x 1.2 ( L x W x H )

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8 Comments

maplemoth662
maplemoth662 3 years ago

It takes about 10 days, for Luna Moth eggs to hatch....@ Mark Ridgway....

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 3 years ago

Nice spotting. When will they hatch?

maplemoth662
maplemoth662 3 years ago

Thank you, DanielePralong....

maplemoth662
maplemoth662 3 years ago

Thank you, Sergio Monteiro....

Sergio Monteiro
Sergio Monteiro 3 years ago

Very nice, Maplemoth. Congratulations.

maplemoth662
maplemoth662 3 years ago

Thank you, Gilma Jeannette Ospino Ferreira-Norman....

maplemoth662
maplemoth662 3 years ago

Thank you, SukanyaDatta....

SukanyaDatta
SukanyaDatta 3 years ago

So...this will be a new generation for you to care for..mgood luck.

maplemoth662
Spotted by
maplemoth662

Mobile, Alabama, United States

Spotted on Jul 30, 2018
Submitted on Jul 31, 2018

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