Author Archives: Jacob Gorneau

About Jacob Gorneau

Jacob Gorneau is an undergraduate student studying entomology at Cornell University.

NMW 2018 a huge success on iNaturalist!

iNaturalist had an incredible showing of moths worldwide for National Moth Week. Over 28,000 observations were made during the week from 24 registered countries, and all 50 US states! Over the course of the week, 3,548 species wee observed and 1,502 … Continue reading

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Partner Project Noah Prepares for National Moth Week!

National Moth Week 2019 is just a week away and the nature community at Project Noah is already starting to celebrate!        During NMW 2018, a variety of moths were spotted on Project Noah throughout the world! Here are … Continue reading

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Submit your National Moth Week observations to iNaturalist

iNaturalist is a place where you can record what you see in nature, meet other nature lovers, and learn about the natural world. For information on how to start (including how to submit observations), click here.

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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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