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Indian luna moth

Actias selene


Male: Head, thorax, and abdomen white; palpi pink, prothorax with a dark pink band; legs pink. Forewing very pale green, white at base; a dark pink costal fascia, darkest along subcostal vein: an outwardly-oblique pale yellow antemedial line; two inwardly-oblique slightly curved submarginal lines; a pale yellow marginal band; a dark red-brown lunule at end of cell, with a grey line on it, bounding inwardly a round ochreous spot with pinkish centre. Hindwing similar to the forewing; the central portion of the tail pinkish. Female: The outer margin less excised and waved; the yellow markings less developed; the antemedial line of forewing nearer the base, and that on hindwing absent; the tail less pink.


Near River

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1 Comment

MichaelS 2 years ago

Hi Sonu kumar, welcome to the Project Noah community!

Sonu kumar
Spotted by
Sonu kumar

Kota, Rajasthan, India

Spotted on Nov 4, 2020
Submitted on Nov 4, 2020

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