Sunday Sketch: Moth Menus

Many moths don’t eat as adults; they have to get a lifetime’s worth of food as caterpillars. As a result, many moths only live about a week as adults. For example, the luna moth (Actias luna) pictured here has a purely vestigial mouth – it’s totally functionless!

Art and fact contributed by Ryane Logsdon (@itendswithe on Instagram, @RyaneLogsdon on twitter)


Common Moth: luna moth. (n.d.). Retrieved January 28, 2021, from

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