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Description of the Luna Moth. These insects are quite large, and some Luna moths can have a wingspan of seven inches or more. The wings are bright green in color, sometimes with a bluish tint, and sometimes with a yellowish tint.

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Actias_luna

The Luna moth (Actias luna) is a Nearctic moth in the family Saturniidae, subfamily Saturniinae, a group commonly known as giant silk moths.It has lime-green colored wings and a white body. The larvae (caterpillars) are also green. Typically, it has a wingspan of roughly 114 mm (4.5 in), but can exceed 178 mm (7.0 in), making it one of the larger moths in North America.

www.insectidentification.org/insect-description.asp?identification=Luna-Moth

To conserve and educate the public, populations of Luna Moths are being bred in captivity and are often used in classrooms to teach about butterfly life cycles and their role in the environment. As a member of the Silkmoth family, the larvae (caterpillar) of the Luna moth spins a silky cocoon.

entnemdept.ufl.edu/creatures/misc/moths/luna_moth.htm

Described and named (as Phalena plumata caudata) by Petiver in 1700, the luna moth was the first North American saturniid to be reported in the literature (Tuskes et al. 1996). The original Latin name of the luna moth which referred to the long tails was lost when Linnaeus converted the name to a binomial with the specific epithet luna in 1758.

kids.kiddle.co/Actias_luna

Description. The luna moth has a wingspan of 7.5 to 10.5 cm. The wings are lime-green.The bottom wings have long tails. There is a clear spot on each wing. There is a reddish-brown border on the top edge of the top wing.Some individuals have pinkish borders on the outer edge of both wings. Other individuals have yellowish borders instead. Adult Luna Moths have no mouth at all, rendering them ...

owlcation.com/stem/Lunar-Moths

I just love the distinctive color of the luna moth, along with its long tails. It definitely stand out among other moths, especially for North American Moths. In the Midwest states, the luna moth flies from early April, to the end of August. Both of the sexes of the Lunar moth look very similar, though the males antennae are more "feathered ...

wiki.kidzsearch.com/wiki/Actias_luna

Description. The Luna Moth has a wingspan of 7.5 to 10.5 cm. The wings are lime-green.The bottom wings have long tails. There is a clear spot on each wing. There is a reddish-brown border on the top edge of the top wing.Some individuals have pinkish borders on the outer edge of both wings. Other individuals have yellowish borders instead. Adult Luna Moths have sharp mouths parts and will bite ...

animalsake.com/interesting-facts-about-luna-moths

The Luna Moth is one of the largest moth species found in North America. They can be easily spotted owing to their size and coloring. AnimalSake brings you some interesting facts about Luna Moths.

simple.wikipedia.org/wiki/Actias_luna

Description. The luna moth has a wingspan of 7.5 to 10.5 cm. The wings are lime-green.The bottom wings have long tails. There is a clear spot on each wing. There is a reddish-brown border on the top edge of the top wing.Some individuals have pinkish borders on the outer edge of both wings. Other individuals have yellowish borders instead. Adult Luna Moths have no mouth at all, rendering them ...

animalcorner.co.uk/animals/moth

Moth Description. Moths often have feather like antennae with no club at the end. When perched, their wings lay flat. Moths tend to have thick hairy bodies and more earth tone coloured wings. Moths are usually active at night and rest during the day in a preferred wooded habitat.