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Definition of Actias luna

Actias luna
Luna Lu"na, n. [L.; akin to lucere to shine. See Light, n., and cf. Lune.] 1. The moon. 2. (Alchemy) Silver. Luna cornea (Old Chem.), horn silver, or fused silver chloride, a tough, brown, translucent mass; -- so called from its resemblance to horn. Luna moth (Zo["o]l.), a very large and beautiful American moth (Actias luna). Its wings are delicate light green, with a stripe of purple along the front edge of the anterior wings, the other margins being edged with pale yellow. Each wing has a lunate spot surrounded by rings of light yellow, blue, and black. The caterpillar commonly feeds on the hickory, sassafras, and maple.

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- The Luna moth (Actias luna) is a Nearctic moth in the family Saturniidae, subfamily Saturniinae, a group commonly known as giant silk moths. It has lime-green...
- Brechlin, 2012 Actias ignescens Moore, 1877 Actias isis Sonthonnax, 1897 Actias kongjiara Chu & Wang, 1993 Actias laotiana Testout, 1936 Actias luna (Linnaeus...
- Bremer and William Grey in 1853. Actias artemis is a close relative and look-alike of Actias luna, the American Luna moth. 2nd-instar larva reared on...
- between 2001 and 2006 Luna (tree), a California redwood tree Luna moth, (Actias luna) a lime-green North American silk moth Luna (theme), the codename...
- Sri Lanka, Sumatra, Taiwan and Borneo. Actias selene selene Actias selene eberti Rougeot, 1969 (Afghanistan) Actias selene taprobanis U. Paukstadt & L.H...
- pea**** moth (Saturnia pyri) Imperial moth (Eacles imperialis) Luna moth (Actias luna) Polyphemus moth (Antheraea polyphemus) Prometheus moth (Callosamia...
- Actias ningpoana, the Chinese moon moth, is a moth of the family Saturniidae. The species was first described by father-and-son entomologists Cajetan and...
- different years or parts of the range. In some species – e.g. the Luna moth (Actias luna) or Callosamia securifera (both Saturniinae) –, spring and summer...
- of the subfamily Saturniinae Actias, a genus native to Asia and America, includes North America Luna moth (Actias luna) Argema, a genus native to Africa...
- Jersey. A music video was released for the first single from the album "Actias Luna" on August 18, 2015. To promote the album, a tour was held during the...
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