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Luna Moth

Actias luna

Description:

Large wingspan (at least 5" across), solid pale green color with brown highlights and circular markings

Habitat:

Found in Northeast Missouri, near mostly fruit and nut orchards, but other wooded areas are nearby

Notes:

Unfortunately, this moth was brought indoors where the photo was taken

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Luna moth
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1 Comment

Maria dB
Maria dB 7 years ago

Nice one - was it returned outdoors?

kizzay
Spotted by
kizzay

Louisiana, Missouri, USA

Spotted on Aug 9, 2013
Submitted on Aug 9, 2013

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