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Luna Moth (male)

Actias luna


Family: Saturniidae, Subfamily: Saturniinae (Giant Silkworm Moths). Wingspan: 75-105 mm. Apple green wings marked with sleepy-looking elliptical eyespots outlined yellow, white, and black. HW has long, slightly twiested tails. Does not have mouthparts. Hosts: Deciduous trees.


Woodlands. Came to light


3rd Luna Moth this season

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Carol Snow Milne
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Carol Snow Milne

Pennsylvania, USA

Lat: 40.84, Long: -75.64

Spotted on Jun 29, 2014
Submitted on Jul 4, 2014

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