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Luna Moth

Actias luna

Description:

Family: Saturniidae, Subfamily: Saturniinae (Giant Silkworm Moths) Wingspan: 5-105 mm. Apple green wings marked with sleepy-looking elliptical eyespots outlined yellow, white and black. HS has long, slightly twisted tails. Large feathery antennae (male).

Habitat:

Near woodlands.

Notes:

Came to light.

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Carol Snow Milne
Spotted by
Carol Snow Milne

penna, USA

Lat: 40.84, Long: -75.64

Spotted on Aug 18, 2014
Submitted on Oct 6, 2014

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