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Category Archives: Mothing
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
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
This year’s National Moth Week’s spotlighted moths are the Underwings. This photo of a Yellow-banded Underwing was taken by Yankech gary in Rouge Park Moth night, 2013. See more photos of Underwings and other moths on the National Moth Week Flickr group. National Moth Week 2016 … Continue reading
Logan Crees is an sophomore studying environmental science at Iowa State University. He also serves as Outreach Coordinator for the Iowa State Environmental Science Club. Currently, he researching moth species in the Grand River Grasslands in Ringgold County, Iowa. You can follow his … Continue reading
In honor of National Moth Week, moth’er Jim Wright posted photos of moths he saw in a recent trip to Peru. Read more
Guest blog by Eric C. Reuter Last year in 2014, I was able to spend time in our summer cabin staring in March, which is much earlier than usual. I had never been there before early May in the past, … Continue reading
Katherine Bardsley and Anjali Nambrath are two insightful high schoolers from a science-focused high school in New Jersey. You can track the findings of their experiment—The Effect of Lamp Type on Moth Attraction—in their blog, Of Moths and Mercury. From birdwatchers … Continue reading
Today we’ve got a guest post from Ken Childs: Once a year I like to try to photograph one of every moth species seen during one night of intensive mothing. Since it was National Moth Week and conditions were warm and … Continue reading
Click here to watch an Interview with Carl Barrentine, member of National Moth Week Science Advisory Board, on WDAZ ABC channel 8.
New Jersey Wildlife: The Silent Majority – moths of New Jersey at NJ Audubon Scherman Hoffman Wildlife Sanctuary, NJ, USA
Published on NJ.com, NJ Wildlife, July 7, 2014 By John Parke With a wingspan of over four and a half inches, the Luna Moth is one of New Jersey’s larger moth species. A member of the Saturniidae family, this giant … Continue reading