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kids.nationalgeographic.com/animals/luna-moth

A luna moth perches on a leaf, its bright green wings folded over its body. Suddenly the insect spreads its wings to reveal their great size. This moth's wingspan can stretch four and a half inches—that's about the same length as an iPhone. CATERPILLAR CRAVINGS Found only in North America, the luna moth starts out as a very hungry caterpillar.

www.bugfacts.net/luna-moth.php

Luna Moth. My Home: I am found in trees of the eastern part of the United States and into Canada. I only fly at night and that is how I got my name, the word "luna" means moon.. What I eat: As a caterpillar, I will eat hickory, sycamore and walnut leaves. I do not have a mouth and do not eat as an adult. What I look like: My wings are light green with yellow stripes that have a long wing...

easyscienceforkids.com/luna-moth

The first person in North America to collect a Luna moth was a guy from Maryland called Hugh Jones. After this, a naturalist James Petiver created a plate of this insect species and labelled it Phalena plumata caudate around 1700. Quick Facts: – Luna Moths are usually found in and around deciduous woodlands where their larval food plants occur.

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.

infinitespider.com/five-facts-about-the-luna-moth

Luna Moth Facts This time of year there is a fun abundance of moths and insects flying around at night, and often hanging on buildings during the day. One such popular moth in our region is the luna moth (Actias luna). Luna moths are the charismatic megafauna of the moth world. They're big and flashy and easy to spot, as well as being quite ...

kids.kiddle.co/Actias_luna

The luna moth's eggs are brown. The caterpillar is green. It has bright red spots on its body.There are two yellow stripes that run down each side of the body. The caterpillar will grow to 6.5 cm long. The luna moth caterpillar is similar to the polyphemus moth (Antheraea polyphemus) caterpillar.The polyphemus moth caterpillar does not have the yellow stripes on its body.

owlcation.com/stem/Lunar-Moths

I recall the first time I saw a Luna Moth, and I was so amazed. It was such an interesting color, and had such unique markings, and the size alone was eyecatching. I was able to capture it in a picture, and I was so glad. It got me curious to learn more about the Luna moth, which is also known as ...

wiki.kidzsearch.com/wiki/Actias_luna

The Luna Moth's eggs are brown. The caterpillar is green. It has bright red spots on its body.There are two yellow stripes that run down each side of the body. The caterpillar will grow to 6.5 cm long. The Luna Moth caterpillar is similar to the Polyphemus Moth (Antheraea polyphemus) caterpillar.The Polyphemus Moth caterpillar does not have the yellow stripes on its body.

kids.kiddle.co/Moth

Moths are also a minor part of the diet of some lizards, cats, dogs, rodents, and some bears. Moth larvae are eaten by many birds, and are also vulnerable to parasitism by ichneumon wasps. Many adult moths and larvae are protected by noxious substances eaten by the caterpillars. They advertise their foul taste in various ways.

wiki.kidzsearch.com/wiki/Moth

Moths are also a minor part of the diet of some lizards, cats, dogs, rodents, and some bears. Moth larvae are eaten by many birds, and are also vulnerable to parasitism by ichneumon wasps. Many adult moths and larvae are protected by noxious substances eaten by the caterpillars. They advertise their foul taste in various ways.