Subject: Pretty Green Moth
Location: Virginia Beach
April 19, 2016 1:22 pm
Spotted this big guy hanging out in the window of the local grocery store, above some bags of mulch.
It’s wing looks damaged though
Never seen a moth that color before. Is it even a moth?
Even with damaged wings, this male Luna Moth, our first report of 2016, is a beautiful creature. We suspect an encounter with a predatory bird resulted in the wing damage. Normally we get our first Luna Moth reports of the year in late January or early February from Texas or Florida, and by May we get reports from Maine and Canada.