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Luna Moth (male)

Actias luna

Description:

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.

Habitat:

Woodlands. Came to light

Notes:

3rd Luna Moth this season

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Pennsylvania, USA

Lat: 40.84, Long: -75.64

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

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