: a large mostly pale green American saturniid moth (Actias luna) with long tails on the hind wings
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Recent Examples on the WebThe luna moth doesn’t even have a mouth or digestive system.
Liz Langley, National Geographic, 11 Aug. 2020 That had the unintended consequence of killing luna moths as well as other native moths.
Ellen Nibali, baltimoresun.com, 22 Aug. 2019 Still, a luna moth momma can lay from 200-600 eggs.
Ellen Nibali, baltimoresun.com, 22 Aug. 2019 However, unlike the surreal green luna moth that emerges at the end of Montgomery's video, what emerges once Sweet Pass Sculpture Park is no more may be far more banal.
Dallas News, 19 June 2019 In it, Virginia Lee Montgomery's Pony Cocoon is a 4k digital video that shows a luna moth emerging from the cocoon of a blond ponytail.
Dallas News, 19 June 2019
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