Moon Moth Actias selene female

Exquisite beauty. Although this is often one of the first exotic moths that people breed, this is an exquisite moth with its pale pastel shades and gently twisted tails. The female is greener and larger than the male. Both have maroon-coloured legs.

 

Name: Indian Moon Moth

Latin: Actias selene

Family: Saturniidae

Origin: India/China

Food plant: Rhododendron

Male Moon Moth Actias selene