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National Moth Week events today, July 24,2016

There are 87 mothing events today, July 24, 2016! Check the map for mothing events being held around the world today. Green events are public, Blue are private.

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Moth-watching events in the Finger Lakes Region of New York

Please see the below dates for a variety of moth-watching events in the Finger Lakes Region of New York. For more information please follow this link. Friday July 8th (starting at 9:30pm): Stonybrook State Park Moth Night. Meet at the … Continue reading

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Moths go Crazy on Flickr

National Moth Week Flickr group “one of the fastest growing groups on Flickr”.  Since the group opened its doors earlier this year to images taken at any time of year, the numbers of members has seen a startling increase to … Continue reading

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How can you help National Moth Week?

National Moth Week is now one of the most widespread citizen science projects in the world. It is coordinated by an all-volunteer team in the USA (New Jersey, New York, North Dakota),  Ecuador and Belize. For the past four years, public … 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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Meet an Underwing – Yellow-banded Underwing

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

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Meet an Underwing – Catocala junctura (Joined underwing)

This year’s National Moth Week’s spotlighted moths are the Underwings.  This photo of a Joined Underwing Moth (Catocala junctura) was taken by Carla Kishinami in September 2014.  See more photos of Underwings and other moths on the National Moth Week Flickr group.  National Moth … Continue reading

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The First North American Microlepidopterists’ Meeting

The image below is a flyer with information regarding the First North American Microlepidopterists’ meeting, which is being held at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science in Denver, Colorado on July 5, 2016. Please click on the image below … Continue reading

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