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Date Photo Taken: April 3, 2011
Location: Alpharetta, GA
Posted By: mcos

Notes:

Found this insect on my garage door this am. I put the door up and down a few times and it stayed put.

Can you name this insect?

COMMENTS

  1. Lyle Unregistered says:

    This is a luna moth. What your photo doesn’t show well is just how large they are. Always fun to see one in real life. http://www.butterfliesandmoths.org/species/Actias-luna

    April 3rd, 2011 at 3:52 pm
  2. Bobby Unregistered says:

    You have a luna moth. See Walters comments here
    http://www.walterreeves.com/gardening-q-and-a/luna-moth-caterpillar-identification/

    April 3rd, 2011 at 8:40 pm
  3. etuck Unregistered says:

    That is a Luna Moth. I thought it was unusual to see one this early but apparently not…

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Actias_luna

    April 3rd, 2011 at 9:49 pm

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