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Luna Moth

Actias luna


Family: Saturniidae, Subfamily Saturniinae (Giant Silkworm Moth) Male. Wingspan: 75-105 mm. Apple green wings are marked with sleepy-looking elliptical eyespots outlined yellow, white and black. HW has long, slightly twisted tails. No mouthparts. Does not eat.


Woodlands, meadows, comes to light. Wherever host trees are found


Caught in a spider web on my screen window. Released unharmed.

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Carol Snow Milne
Spotted by
Carol Snow Milne

Pennsylvania, USA

Spotted on Jun 9, 2014
Submitted on Jun 11, 2014

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