Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1243363

Luna moth
Actias luna

Observation date: March 11, 2020
Submitted by: kruth857
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: It was resting on a stick hanging a few inches from the ground on the edge of the woods. My dog knocked it over when he ran by. He fell upside down, slowly righted himself, and lay nicely on the ground for this picture.
Status: Resident
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: March 12, 2020
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Virginia, Amelia County