National Moth Week Uncategorized 7 Things You Don’t Know About Moths, But Should

7 Things You Don’t Know About Moths, But Should

Royal walnut moths (Citheronia regalis) (Photo by D. Moskowitz)

Great article featuring our own Dave Moskowitz…

“The word “moth” may conjure up images of drab brown insects sticking to your screen door on a summer night. But there’s much more to these mostly-nocturnal fliers than meets the eye.

Not only are moths extraordinarily diverse in color, shape and size, said David Moskowitz, a New Jersey entomologist and organizer of the first annual National Moth Week (July 23-29), they also offer a huge array of ecological benefits, from pollinating plants to feeding birds, bats and even people around the globe.

Here, OurAmazingPlanet has rounded up seven fascinating facts about these misunderstood insects:”  Get the facts…

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