Butterflies and Moths of North America

collecting and sharing data about Lepidoptera

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  Sighting 1276458

Luna moth
Actias luna

Observation date: October 01, 2020
Date notes: Found caterpillar in leaf litter.
Submitted by: Lynn Davis
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Caterpillar appears to be pupating. Since I have photos I'm putting it back where I found it.
Status: Resident
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: October 01, 2020
Coordinator notes: None.