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Luna Moth

Actias luna

Description:

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.

Habitat:

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

Notes:

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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