Luna Moth

by Stephanie Suesan Smith, Ph.D. on July 18, 2011

This Luna Moth was on the side of the house three or four years ago.  The green was a really startling neon green.

Luna moth

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Leah from Walking Tours Rome July 18, 2011 at 2:17 pm

I love the color of this little bugger! I’ve never seen this type of moth before. Are they found in certain areas/countries?


Stephanie Suesan Smith July 18, 2011 at 4:09 pm

Well, they are in north central Texas. I am not a moth specialist, so cannot say where their range is, but they are not unusual near me.


Jay July 20, 2011 at 3:18 am

This is a great shot, most of the moths in my part of the world are a dull brown/grey color, this little guy is showing them how its done!


Calli July 22, 2011 at 2:28 am

Though the moth is a real beauty, I’m more impressed with how you captured this little thing in photo. 🙂 I first thought it was a


Stephanie Suesan Smith July 22, 2011 at 6:41 am

Thank you. Close-up lens work magic with bugs.


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