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Insect Series / #AS119W Luna Moth

Actias luna
Linnaeus, 1758 Saturniidae North America
Lack mouthparts to pollinate

The luna moth like butterflies are of the order, Lepidoptera, which fossil evidence dates 300 million years ago. The caterpillar stage of the luna moth feeds on host plants of hickory, walnut, persimmon, birch and sweetgum trees. The adult moths lack mouth parts to feed because their focus is on reproduction in their short life span.

Original watercolor Image 4" x 3” 260lb HP
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2006 Debra Jane Carey,


Insect Series / #AS119W Luna Moth


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