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Chinese Moon Moth (Actias luna) Luna -- This rare moon moth is half Spanish and half Chinese. Luna Moths are huge moths, with a wingspan of four and a half inches. They have a white body, pinkish legs, and huge pale green wings. The hindwings have eyespots and long tails. They fly, only at night, in Spring and early Summer. Luna Moths were once very common, but are now considered an endangered species in some areas.

Garden Tiger moth which normally flies at night and is less often seen than its Woolly Bear caterpillars.

Day 11: I kinda forgot how pretty purple is... but I chose this because I love purple butterflies. I think when butterflies are purple they are the prettiest they can be.

You'll Bug Out Over These Inspirational Insect Tattoos

Typically any insect sighting causes a running fit peppered with screams of horror ("kill it!"). However, these bug tattoos are the opposite of gross. Ants, spiders, beetles, and even moths can be chic when transformed into ink. Don't believe us? Take a look at the inspirational tattoo ideas ahead featuring creepy, crawly creatures. We promise this list goes way beyond the basic butterfly and dragonfly designs you've seen a million times. Multilegged critters just got a much-needed upgrade.

Click to read this butterfly book from 1856. These butterflies are great inspiration for woodworking, craft, art and many other DIY projects!

Click to read this butterfly book from 1856. These butterflies are great inspiration for woodworking, craft, art and many other DIY projects!

Venezuelan poodle moth - first discovered and photographed in 2009 and believed to be a new species. It's thought to belong to the lepidopteran genus Artace. | via I Fucking Love Science