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Meet an Underwing – Catocala relicta (White Underwing)

This year’s National Moth Week’s spotlighted moths are the Underwings.  This photo of Catocala relicta was Collected by Ed Bruggink at White Lake, Ontario on August 15, 2003 and photographed by Jim des Rivières. This is one of the images that will be on display

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Meet an Underwing – Catocala gracilis

This year’s National Moth Week’s spotlighted moths are the Underwings.  NMW participant Teá Kesting-Handly sent us photos and information on Catocala gracilis: Catocala love to feed on bait, uncommonly, they can also be found on flowers! Here is a photo of Catocala gracilis

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Meet an Underwing – Catocala epione (Epione Underwing)

This year’s National Moth Week’s spotlighted moths are the Underwings.  This photo of Catocala epione was taken by Ken Childs in Henderson, TN, USA. See more photos of Underwings and other moths on the National Moth Week Flickr group.  National Moth Week

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Submit Your Moth Sightings to BAMONA

Whether you’re new to mothing or an experienced moth-er, you can contribute to science by submitting photos and information on your sightings to Butterflies and Moths of North America (BAMONA), a partner of National Moth Week. BAMONA is a unique,

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Meet an Underwing – Catocala preclara

This year’s National Moth Week’s spotlighted moths are the Underwings.  Catocala preclara is a common blueberry feeding Catocala found in many different habitats. This one is from Plymouth County, Massachusetts in July of 2015. Photo by Teá Kesting-Handly. See more photos of

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A Poem About Moths by Steve Tomasko

Working Class by Steve Tomasko Butterflies schmutterflies. They get most of the press, and all the poetry. Didja know that for every damn flitterin’ kinda butterfly there’s sixteen of us moths? No? Of course not! Didja know that we pollinate

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Meet an Underwing – Catocala vidua

This year’s National Moth Week’s spotlighted moths are the Underwings.  These photos of Catocala vidua was taken by David Moskowitz in East Brunswick, NJ (USA) on September 21, 2011. See more photos of Underwings and other moths on the National Moth Week

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Meet an Underwing – Ilia Underwing (Catocala ilia)

This year’s National Moth Week’s spotlighted moths are the Underwings.  These photos of Catocala ilia  (Ilia Underwing) was taken by Betsy Higgins in Florence, MA (USA), August 2015. See more photos of Underwings and other moths on the National Moth Week Flickr group. 

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Meet an Underwing – Catocala sp.

This year’s National Moth Week’s spotlighted moths are the Underwings.  This photo of was taken by Laney Rickman on May 12, 2014 in rural DeWitt County, Texas, USA.   Originally posted as Catocala ultronia but may be Catocala micronympha, or a similar

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Meet an Underwing – Catocala nupta (Red underwing)

This year’s National Moth Week’s spotlighted moths are the Underwings.  This photo of a red underwing – Red underwing (Catocala nupta)  was taken by Katy Wrathall Taken on August 31, 2011 (location unknown). See more photos of Underwings and other moths on the National

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Meet an Underwing – Catocala fraxini (Blue Underwing)

This year’s National Moth Week’s spotlighted moths are the Underwings.  This photo of a Blue Underwing (Catocala fraxini)  was taken by Bernard DUPONT in Lavelanet, Ariege, FRANCE in January 2013.   See more photos of Underwings and other moths on the National Moth Week

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“Moth” – A new book by Matthew Gandy

Guest post from Reaktion Books In June 2016 Reaktion Books are launching Matthew Gandy’s fascinating new book, ‘Moth‘, which explores the animal’s crucial role in history around the world. Click here for the Book Launch event in London. Moth “We know that

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