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Hide Park (Toronto, Canada) 2016 NMW event. Guest post by Karen Yukich

Each summer the Toronto Entomologists’ Association holds a public Moth Night event in High Park in partnership with the High Park Nature Centre and High Park Nature. Our event was held on July 28, 2016. As usual there were many micros … Continue reading

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MOTH PROJECTOR at Prairie Haven

Marcie and Mike O’Connor, moth’ers from Wisconsin (USA), experimented with a new scheme this year, for their moth party. One of the problems people always have – especially folks who have never looked at moths before – is that moths are hard … Continue reading

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Moth Ball at SEMPBA Hauthaway Nature Center, MA (USA)

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Moth Week event at Bellavista Cloud Forest – Guest post by Richard Parsons

Bellavista Cloud Forest, at 2 hours from the capital city / airport of Quito Ecuador, is hosting a “Moth Week” event this year! Just to give an idea of how incredibly biodiverse the cloud forest is here at Bellavista — in 2015, 70 … Continue reading

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What Kind of Beginner Are You? – Guest post by Marnie Crowell

Moth watching beginners are invited to a Moth and Muffin event at our house on a Maine island next to a nature preserve during Moth Week, July 25. From 5 AM to 8 AM we will be serving blueberry muffins … Continue reading

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Stop by Brandon Ballengée’s “Love Motel for Insects” in Laramie, WY, USA, This Summer

Brandon Ballengée’s “Love Motel for Insects” is sure to dazzle the moths and other nighttime insects of Laramie, WY, this summer, but perhaps none so much as the human visitors to the artist/biologist’s latest installation, which will be on view … Continue reading

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The G2 Gallery Opens Moths at LArge by Jim des Rivières

  Photography Exhibit Last on Display at New York’s American Museum of Natural History Features New, Local Species   Venice, CA— On June 28, The G2 Gallery will open Moths at LArge, an exhibit from Canadian moth expert and photographer … Continue reading

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Meet an Underwing – Catocala elocata

This year’s National Moth Week’s spotlighted moths are the Underwings.  This photo of a Catocala elocata  (תנשמית הצפצפה) was taken by Oz Ritner (Israel Nature Site)  in Tel Aviv, Israel, May 2016.    See more photos of Underwings and other moths on the … Continue reading

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Meet an Underwing – Catocala ultronia (Ultronia Underwing)

This year’s National Moth Week’s spotlighted moths are the Underwings.  This photo of a Ultronia Underwing (Catocala ultronia) was taken by  Nancy Magnusson in Howard, Maryland, United States (June 2000).       See more photos of Underwings and other moths on the National … Continue reading

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Meet an Underwing – Noctua pronuba (Large yellow underwing)

This year’s National Moth Week’s spotlighted moths are the Underwings, comprise the genus Catocala, which is part of the large Erebidae family. This photo is of a moth resembling the true underwings – the  Large yellow underwing (Noctua pronuba) of the Noctuidae family. … Continue reading

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