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Luna Moth

Actias luna

Notes:

Found shortly after emerging.

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7 Comments

Michael Strydom
Michael Strydom 2 years ago

Really Love these moths!! Great Find!!

SarahWhitt
SarahWhitt 2 years ago

NICE!!
How BEAUTIFUL!!
And....
Although rarely seen due to their very brief (1 week) adult lives, luna moths are considered common. As with all Saturniidae, the adults do not eat or have mouths. They emerge as adults solely to mate, and as such, only live approximately one week. They are more commonly seen at night.

Neil Ross
Neil Ross 2 years ago

That is a magnificent creature. Wonderful spotting, SooJin.

DanielePralong
DanielePralong 2 years ago

You're welcome :-)

SooJin
SooJin 2 years ago

Thank you Daniele

DanielePralong
DanielePralong 2 years ago

Hi SooJin, I've edited the location for you by moving the pin to your Ossining coordinates. If you want the spotting to count for Moth Week, you can edit it again and add it to the Moth of the World mission from your mission menu.

DrNamgyalT.Sherpa
DrNamgyalT.Sherpa 2 years ago

Beautiful!

SooJin
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SooJin

New York, USA

Spotted on Jul 27, 2018
Submitted on Jul 27, 2018

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