Project Noah Kicks Off National Moth Week 2015!

Our partner, citizen science website Project Noah kicked off National Moth Week 2015 by featuring our logo moth—the Io moth (Automeris io)! For every day of National Moth Week, Project Noah will be featuring a fun fact about a species of moth.

From Project Noah:

Male Io Moth (Automeris io) spotted in USA by PN user DianePlatcoBrooks.

National Moth Week is a global citizen science project that emphasizes the ecological and aesthetic value of moths!

This year, National Moth Week is spotlighting the Sphingidae family found throughout the world – commonly called hawk moths, sphinx moths and hornworms.

National Moth Week 2014 was a great success on Project Noah with a grand total of 2197 moths! You can view a map of all moths spotted during National Moth Week by following this link:

You can view the official summary here:

You can participate in the global citizen science project National Moth Week! National Moth Week 2015 is July 18-26. Visit the website for more information and be sure to register a public or private event! An event can be as simple as observing the moths that come to a porch. During NMW, be sure to post your photos to our website and add them to the National Moth Week mission, Moths of the World!

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