Category Archives: Moth Media

“Marvelous Moths”, Jim des Rivieres photos at the Hudson Highlands Nature Museum

New exhibit of Moth photos by Moth’er, photographer and National Moth Week’s sponsor Jim des Rivieres.  The Hudson Highlands Nature Museum‘s new exhibit, “Marvelous Moths,” will open from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Jan. 31 and Feb. 1 at the museum’s Wildlife Education Center, … Continue reading

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NPR’s Protojournalist Blog

Hey all, I was featured on NPR’s The Protojournalist blog for my work with Hemaris. Check out the story here.

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NMW gets praise from Fox’s Greta van Susteren

Last year, Greta van Susteren criticized NMW on her blog and we call her out for it in our NMW presentations. This year, Ms. van Susteren has apologized to us! Here’s a link to a video apology from Greta. Greta, … Continue reading

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Becky’s Marvelous Moths

Rebecca Rupp,  a biologist and a writer,  complied a list of everything moths!  Stories, books (fiction, non-fiction and science fiction), activities, poems, arts and crafts, moth evolution, Silkmoth and more. Check it out on her blog (click here) ———————————————————————————————————- This … Continue reading

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Get Psyched in Philly for National Moth Week

Live in or near Philadelphia? The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University will help you get psyched for National Moth Week with Prep for Moth Week, an educational program for adults, taking place on July 15.Stephen Mason, curatorial assistant … Continue reading

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“A weird little crustacean? Nope.” The Lobster Moth

Here’s a video from BBC’s Bill Oddie Goes Wild featuring the lobster moth caterpillar. The lobster moth, also called the lobster prominent (Stauropus fagi, Notodontidae), has an odd-looking caterpillar that some say looks like a lobster. The caterpillar can also shoot formic … Continue reading

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the lesson of the moth by archy (a poem by Don Marquis)

(The character of Archy, created by Don Marquis in 1916, was a cockroach who had been a poet in a previous incarnation. To write he must leap headfirst onto the keys of a typewriter, and thus is unable to capitalize … Continue reading

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Death’s Head Hawkmoth Video

Here’s a cool video of a newly-eclosed death’s head hawkmoth (Sphingidae) drying and unfurling its wings: Death’s head hawkmoths achieved fame and fortune in the Silence of the Lambs.

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