Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1184506

Luna moth
Actias luna

Observation date: August 30, 2018
Date notes: Stayed from morning of 8/30 through 9/1, was gone by 9am 9/2
Submitted by: Vfedorchak
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: 50-60 degree evenings and 70-80 degree days immediately following two 90-100 degree days. Comfortably dry air for the Seacoast and no precipitation. Partly sunny. Did not appear to leave its spot for the duration sighted, which was the exterior of a busy entryway.
Status: Resident
Verified by: BAMONA
Verified date: October 09, 2018
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): York County, United States, Maine