I photographed this Luna Moth Caterpillar while it was crossing a county road in the Ouachita National Forest here in Arkansas.
Prior to cocooning, the larvae may turn reddish-brown from green like in my photo.
- Camera: Canon EOS R5
- Lens: RF100-500 mm F4.5-7.1 L IS USM
- Location: Near My House (Arkansas)
- Date and Time Taken: September 3, 2022 (10:54 A. M.)
- Exposure Mode: Manual
- Aperture: f10
- Shutter speed: 1/800
- ISO: 250 (Auto)
- White Balance: Auto
- Metering Mode: Evaluative
- Back-button Focus
- Animal Eye Single Point Auto Focus
- Exposure Compensation: +1/3 EV
- Focal Length: 500 mm