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Category:Animals
Subcategory:Insects
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Keywords:Actias luna, Actias luna, Butterflies and Moths of North America, Daily Dozen, Danielle Gibbs, Danielle Gibbs National Geographic, Luna Moth, May 2012, National Geographic, National Geographic Society, Powhatan, Saturniinae, VA, Virginia, Your Shot, butterfly moth, butterfly-like, creature, critter, editors favorite, identification, image, insect, insects, leafy, leafy wings, luna, moth, moth-like, moths, natgeo, ngm, ngm, photography, rare, spring, unique, verified
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Luna Moth

Luna Moth

Rare capture of a Luna Moth (Actias luna) during daylight. Taken May 8, 2012, in Powhatan, Virginia. Featured as National Geographic Society Editor's Choice, May 14, 2012.

[Verification recorded by Butterflies and Moths of North America, May 10, 2012: http://www.butterfliesandmoths.org/sighting_details/708946]