Below are organizations who support National Moth Week and have their own means of online data collection.  

Photo Credit Alejo López

National Moth Week Flicker Group

This Flicker group is for moth images, light setups and event pics taken during National Moth Week. Please make sure images of moths are geotagged and properly ID to the best of your ability.  Some images may be chosen or requested to be spotlighted on the NMW blog, if interested please set permissions to Creative Commons or leave a note in the comment section. 

The Encyclopedia of Life

The Encyclopedia of Life is a website dedicated to providing global access to knowledge about life on earth. EOL is a collaborative effort among scientists, citizen scientists and the general public to share millions of pages of information and multimedia about species, including moths! 

The Natural History Information System

The Natural History Information System is a citizen-science project that collects information on all kind of organisms worldwide. Personally registered users can submit data online to distribution, phenology, activity, biotopes, species interactions and many others, whereas anybody can analyze these data with the aid of standardized analysis tools.

Discover Life - Moth Pages

Discover Life uses web tools to study natural history and track the impact of climate change, invasive species, and other large-scale ecological factors. Their Moth Pages studies how moth species respond to weather, pollution, invasive species and other environmental variables through photography and citizen data.

Butterflies and Moths of NA

Butterflies and Moths of North America (BAMONA) is an ambitious effort to collect, store, and share species information and occurrence data. You can participate by taking and submitting photographs of butterflies, moths, and caterpillars.

Moth Photographers Group (MPG)

The Moth Photographers Group exists as a non-profit, self-help organization for the purpose of aiding nature photographers and others in the identification of moths. The ultimate aim of the organization is to make available on the Internet photographs of a high percentage of the moths occurring in North America.


BugGuide is an identification online community of naturalists focused on arthropods. You can submit photos for an identification and contribute data to the maps.


LepiMAP is a citizen science project which aims to determine the distribution and conservation priorities of butterflies and moths on the African continent. LepiMAP is building the 21st century distribution maps for Africa’s butterflies and moths. It is a partnership between the Lepidopterists‘ Society of Africa and the Animal Demography Unit at the University of Cape Town.  

African Moths

At African Moths we hope to publish as many photographs of live and set specimens as possible, with or without identification, so that as comprehensible a data base as possible can be assembled.

The aim of is to help spread knowledge about arthropods. It provides a platform where nature lovers, nature photographers, and researchers can help each other in getting to know the arthropod fauna of Hungary.

Hong Kong Moths

Hong Kong Moths recording project on i-nat for providing data for HK Red List assessment

A unique repository of information on Bhutan’s biodiversity. The Portal aims to aggregate data through public participation and provide open and free access to biodiversity information. We welcome your participation and feedback

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