Subject: Camouflaged leaf butterfly
Location: Charlotte, NC
May 13, 2014 5:00 pm
I’m very curious as to the species of this outstanding specimen.
Signature: C Tubman
Dear C Tubman,
This gorgeous creature is a male Luna Moth, and your image is only the second we have received this year. Typically, we begin receiving Luna Moth images in February from Texas and Florida, and as spring warmth moves north, we begin to get reports from higher latitudes. By late May and early June, we hear of sightings in Maine and Canada.