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Luna Moth

Actias luna


Giant Silkworm Moth. Family: Saturniidae, Subfamily: Saturniinae. Wingspan:75-105 mm. Male (large feathery antennae) Apple green wings marked with elliptical eyespots outlined yellow, white and black. HW has long, slightly twisted tails. Hosts: Deciduous trees. Adults do not eat. No mouthparts.


Wherever host trees are. Neighborhoods, meadows, near woodlands. Comes to light.


My neighbor find the Luna Moth on his garage and brought it over to me. And this is his favorite moth! I am so fortunate to have nice neighbors and friends.

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1 Comment

Caleb Steindel
Caleb Steindel 7 years ago

fantastic series carol!

Carol Snow Milne
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Carol Snow Milne

Pennsylvania, USA

Spotted on May 23, 2014
Submitted on May 25, 2014

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