Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1131290

Luna moth
Actias luna

Observation date: August 02, 2017
Submitted by: ChrisLandes
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: First noticed the moth outside my office window around 5:00 a.m. where it remained until around 7:30 a.m.. I have a nearby Sweetgum tree and am hoping that eggs were laid there.
Status: Resident
Verified by: BAMONA
Verified date: August 21, 2017
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): Jackson County, United States, Missouri