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Luna Moth (male)

Actias luna

Description:

Male Luna Moth early in the morning, looking a little battered, but still beautiful. Series includes closer photos of "eye" spot, antennae, fuzzy back.

Notes:

Companion spotting of a female a few days later ...
http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/613...


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4 Comments

suzmonk
suzmonk 4 years ago

Thanks, Lucky ... I hope you find one!

LuckyLogan
LuckyLogan 4 years ago

I jealous suzmonk! I've been waiting all summer to see any type of silk moth. Hours and hours of mothing to no avail. I love the picture of the ocellus.

suzmonk
suzmonk 4 years ago

Thank you, Kenabear44 ... it was a nice way to start the day and he was low enough on the wall that I was able to get some close shots.

Kenabear44
Kenabear44 4 years ago

Beautiful pictures!!

Meridian, Mississippi, USA

Lat: 32.38, Long: -88.69

Spotted on Jul 25, 2014
Submitted on Jul 28, 2014

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