Category: Moths

Life of a Lepidopterist

I have often been asked what a lepidopterist is and why I use light traps, especially one which was compared to a lighthouse beacon by one of my neighbors this year to trap...

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Ronaldo’s Moth

I could never say that I was much of a fan of football. Kicking a “fly-away” as we called them, around the school playground is about the extent of my soccer experience. So...

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Unlike a Moth to a Flame.

Breaking news in the moth world! It has always been known that most Moths have an almost fatal underlying attraction to bright lights- ‘like a moth to a flame’. How ever studies into...

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New Moth found in Wales

Great news for Wales! An extremely rare moth has been discovered in Wales for the first time. The Butterfly Conservation have received two separate records of the Barred Tooth-striped moth ( Trichopteryx polucommata) at a woodland site...

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