|Common name: Luna moth.
Hodges #: 7758
Identification: Rfw 51 mm., pale green color and tails are unique
for North American Lepidoptera.
Similar species: None in the New World north of Mexico.
Distribution: Southern Canada, United States east of the Great
Plains, northwestward to central Manitoba.
Hosts: Larvae feed on leaves of Alnus– alder (on map)
and Corylus– hazelnut. Other eastern hosts include Juglans–
walnut, Carya– hickories, and Platanus– sycamore.
MN, St. Louis Co., Lake Leander Barrens. 30- V- 1992,
Hg/UV lt., coll. G. Fauske.