Contact | Blog | Project Noah Facebook | Project Noah Twitter

A global citizen science platform
to discover, share and identify wildlife

Join Project Noah!

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

Species ID Suggestions



Sign in to suggest organism ID

Comments

Carol Snow Milne
Spotted by
Carol Snow Milne

Pennsylvania, USA

Lat: 40.84, Long: -75.64

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

Related Spottings

Male Luna moth Luna Moth Luna Moth Larvae Luna Moth

Nearby Spottings

Green Frogs (amplexus) Clematis Seed Heads Common Eastern Bumblebee Western Conifer Seed Bug