The Luna moth is not poisonous. It has a light green appearance, and the scales on its wings reflect light. Because they have no mouthparts, they can’t eat and can only live for a week, which is also their breeding season. Its larva is called willow silkworm. It is an economic insect that spins silk and cocoons. It feeds on the leaves of willow, maple poplar and Sapium sebiferum.
The Luna moth is a large moth with bright wings. It has a round eye spot in each wing. The front wing is a right triangle. The shoulder angle of the back wing is developed. There are swallow tails on the back wing of some species. They are beautiful in shape, gorgeous in color, with a long swallow tail, like a beautiful kite across the field. The adult Luna moth has thick body, wide wing, bright color and a spot in the middle of the wing. The male is yellow and the female is reddish brown. There is a black eye spot on the hind wing. The wingspan of North American species is less than 15 cm.