Resources

There are many online sources for information about moths and how to find them, mothing equipment and accessories and moth designs on everyday items.  Below are a few that the National Moth Week team picked.  If you know of other worthy sites, please let us know (Contact us).

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BioQuip

Specialty Lights, mothing equipment , books and more can be ordered from BioQuip.

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moth night

How to attract moths  – From Brian Bockhahn, Interpretation & Education Specialist, North Carolina State Parks

Light Trapping For Moths   and   Baiting for moths

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Discover Life – Moth pages

Why moths? Methods & Identification / How to have a Moth Party?

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Mothing with Kids

Mothing Links to websites that will teach you how to look for moths, how to find moth names, why are moths special, fun activities and more.

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Pacific North West Moths

Drawing from the knowledge of moth experts and specimen records from the region’s major insect collections, this site features detailed species accountshigh resolution photographs, and an interactive identification key for every Pacific Northwest moth species within the families Drepanidae, Uraniidae, Lasiocampidae, Saturniidae, Sphingidae, Notodontidae, Erebidae, Euteliidae, Nolidae, and Noctuidae Pages. (http://pnwmoths.biol.wwu.edu/#)

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Carl D. Barrentine

Videos for moth’ers

Moths and how to moth videos from Dr. Carl D. Barrentine

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Moths, mothing, sources and much more – Dave Moskowitz’s moth blog on Wild NJ website.
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Photographing Moths

Links to website, advice and tips on how to photograph moths.

Moth Photography by Ali Iyoob



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Brigette Zacharczenko’s handout: Moth families and other nocturnal insects

Moth and Nocturnal Insect Handout—Zacharczenko 2015

Brigette Zacharczenko would love to see people use her handouts to aid in identifying the most common families of moths and other common insects found at National Moth Week events. The handout also includes a QR code that links to our site.

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