Luna Moth

Luna moths are members of the Giant Silkworm Moth family.


They are huge moths with a wingspan of 4.5 inches. Unless you are an uncommonly large person, that’s wider than your hand! Their wings are lime green in color and include a couple of eyespots. The female lays eggs on the bottom of Black Walnut leaves. The caterpillars enjoy eating leaves from many plants including: Sweetgum, Willows, Red Maple, Hickories, White Oak, Black Cherry, Chestnut, and Sumac.