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moths

insects belonging to the order Lepidoptera; see arcyophora.
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It's a fantastic and easy way to see some of the beautiful moths that are on the wing in autumn.
As part of this year's Moth Night, an annual UK-wide event to record moth numbers, members of the public are being asked to check out patches of ivy after dark to count moths and help gather more information on the plant's importance to the insects.
Collect all the moths and have the partners switch roles.
We are thrilled that Black Moth has selected SRXGlobal as its partner for the manufacture of its complex vision and object detection systems.
Naturalists took note as a new, all-black carbonaria form of peppered moths (Biston betularia) blended into sooty backgrounds; the light-colored typica moths were easily picked off by birds.
The moth, whose wings beat 80 times a second to allow it to hover like a hummingbird over flower heads as it feeds, is usually only a summer visitor from the Continent.
The role played by moths in plant pollination has until now been largely overlooked as previous studies have focused on daytime pollinators, such as bees.
She said: "It could be these mild, damp conditions that have encouraged the breeding of the common clothes moth and case bearing clothes moths, who are the main clothes-eating culprits.
Summary: The pine processionary moth invaded Lebanon's largest and most striking pine tree reservation, threatening its well-being and possibly its very existence.
Moths were counted after being sieved from the decanted water, and then the trap was replenished with fresh water.