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Luna Moth ( Pupa )

Actias Luna

Description:

My brother went to Pennsylvana, to visit some of his relatives . While there, he went into the woods, to find interesting things of nature, to photograph. When he came back home, he gave me three, Luna Moth cocoons, and the pupa, of one other Moth species. The color of the Luna Moth Pupae, was different shades of a reddish brown color. One Luna Moth pupa, was one inch long, and one half of an inch wide.

Habitat:

The habitat at you will most often find the Luna Moth, is deciduous woodlands, in North America.

Notes:

The foliage of trees, like birch, willow, alder, walnut, persimmon, and sweet gum, are the food, that the Larva feed off of.

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2 Comments

maplemoth662
maplemoth662 a year ago

Thank you, Hema Shah....🦋🦋

Hema
Hema a year ago

great findings on the Luna moth! Hope that you get to see the beautiful moth!

maplemoth662
maplemoth662 a year ago

Thank you, Manoj Grg....

maplemoth662
Spotted by
maplemoth662

Alabama, USA

Lat: 30.64, Long: -88.23

Spotted on Jul 19, 2018
Submitted on Jul 22, 2018

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