Actias luna, a beautiful, variety of a giant silk moth. Adults have light green wings with a white body and a wingspan of 3-4.5 inches with long trailing tails. Adults emerge in the spring, solely to lay eggs. They cannot eat do to the lack of a mouth or digestive parts. Caterpillars feed on the leaves of walnut, hickory, beech, birch, persimmon and sweet gum trees. Cocoon’s are spun in the fall and lined with silk. Lunas are only found in North America. (Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Insects & Spiders, 1980). Specimen found in Johnnycake Flats field, 6/22/2022, by D. Carroll.