Luna Moth

The Luna moth (Actias luna) is the best-known of the American silkmoths. The hindwings have long curving tails, and the wings are pale green with a transparent eyespot. The adults have a life span of only about one week. They fly at night in the spring and early summer.

Size: 3.0" - 4.25"

Luna moth caterpillars eat a variety of trees, including walnut, pecan, and sweetgum.

Luna Moth
Luna Moth in Texas