Luna Moth

We’ve been visited nightly by luna moths.  These guys are huge – – with a wingspan of something like 4+ inches.   A luna moth is a type of silkmoth.  For all of you who are afraid of bugs, no, they don’t bite.  You can  learn more about luna moths here:

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I let it inside a few minutes so I could take a picture of its back.  I released it outside immediately afterwards.

I let it inside a few minutes so I could take a picture of its back. I released it outside immediately afterwards.  Click on this picture to see the moth in greater detail.

I've placed my hand alongside the luna moth so you can get an idea of its size

I’ve placed my hand alongside the luna moth so you can get an idea of its size

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  1. […] just as coincidence would have it, my friend over at Midlife in Maine wrote a post about their very own Luna Moth that […]

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