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Luna Moth - Actias luna - male

Luna Moth - Actias luna - Male
Hampshire County, Massachusetts, USA
June 16, 2005
Size: Wingspan: ~50 mm
This really is one of the most beautiful moths I've ever seen. Shot at a nearby bank where it was hanging out under the lights, I moved it to a Rhododendren bush for a few shots.

You are one lucky photographe
You are one lucky photographer. I've only seen a Luna once in my life. Apparently they are sensitive to human habitat encroachment.

This is the second one I've ever seen in the wild. The last time was during a Boy Scout camping it's been awhile!

Photo is fantastic.

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