Author Archives: Jacob Gorneau

About Jacob Gorneau

Jacob Gorneau is a student at Cornell University, where he plans to major in Entomology. He is interested in the taxonomic research of moths.

Project Noah Fun Fact: Isabella tiger moth

In honor of this year’s focus on tiger moths, our partner, citizen science website Project Noah will be featuring a fun fact about the tiger moths (Erebidae: Arctiinae) during National Moth Week. From Project Noah: The Isabella tiger moth (Pyrrharctia … Continue reading

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Project Noah Fun Fact: Walker’s Frother

In honor of this year’s focus on tiger moths, our partner, citizen science website Project Noah will be featuring a fun fact about the tiger moths (Erebidae: Arctiinae) during National Moth Week. From Project Noah: Some tiger moths have glands … Continue reading

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Project Noah Fun Fact: Wasp Moth

In honor of this year’s focus on tiger moths, our partner, citizen science website Project Noah will be featuring a fun fact about the tiger moths (Erebidae: Arctiinae) during National Moth Week. From Project Noah: Some tiger moths are excellent … Continue reading

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Project Noah Fun Fact: Cinnabar moth

In honor of this year’s focus on tiger moths, our partner, citizen science website Project Noah will be featuring a fun fact about the tiger moths (Erebidae: Arctiinae) during National Moth Week. From Project Noah: Yesterday we discussed the ability … Continue reading

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Project Noah Fun Fact: Bertholdia trigona

Happy National Moth Week 2017! In honor of this year’s focus on tiger moths, our partner, citizen science website Project Noah, will be featuring a fun fact about the tiger moths (Erebidae: Arctiinae) during National Moth Week.

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National Moth Week in the Philippines – guest post by Leana Lahom-Cristobal

Leana Lahom-Cristobal, an admin of National Moth Week partner Philippine Lepidoptera, summarizes some events in the Philippines during National Moth Week 2016. The Philippines is a tropical country and the National Moth Week celebration in July falls during the summer monsoon season … Continue reading

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Art, Science, and Moths? – guest post by Wendy DesChene and Jeff Schmuki

Below is a guest post by Wendy DesChene and Jeff Schmuki, who hosted their event titled the Moth Project, during National Moth Week in 2016. Below, they describe their project and event, which consisted of projecting photos of moths and … Continue reading

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The Hamper Trap—Guest Post by Dr. Carl Barrentine

Carl Barrentine, one of our NMW team members, has kindly shared with us an excellent portable strategy for live-trapping moths.  Candidly, the notion for the ‘hamper trap’ was actually crystallized when Katsumi Ishizuka shared images of his ‘bait trap’ for … Continue reading

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Project Noah extends virtual patch availability to August 14

Project Noah is a citizen science project mobilizing new generations of nature explorers and helping people around the world appreciate their local wildlife. The ‘Noah’ in Project Noah stands for networked organisms and habitats. Project Noah aims to harness the power … Continue reading

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Project Noah Fun Fact: White Underwing

For every day of National Moth Week, our partner, citizen science website Project Noah featured a fun fact about the underwing moths, Catocala, and their look-alikes. Today is the last day of National Moth Week—we hope you enjoyed the fun … Continue reading

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