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Saturday October 12th, 2019 - 8:04 pm
Moths observed on October 12, 2019 at Backyard Butterflies. About two dozen moth sightings were submitted to the Moths of NC database with about half of those being new-to-the-yard species. ... See MoreSee Less
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Thank you for hosting again 🤗 We cannot wait until Winter Moth Night at Backyard Butterflies. BTW we already have the heat on here tonight 😂
Friday October 11th, 2019 - 11:00 am
Countdown to Welcome to the Dark Side and Fall Moth Night continues with a trick question! Which of the following moths is NOT the name of an actual moth?1. The Bee Moth2. The Batman Moth3. The Eliminator Moth4. The Astronomer Moth5. The Brother6. The Alamo Moth ... See MoreSee Less
Was going to say Brother, but see answer below.
I'm gonna guess #3
Thursday October 10th, 2019 - 11:00 am
Countdown to Welcome to the Dark Side and Fall Moth Night continues with a pop quiz! How many different species of Lepidoptera use oak trees as a host plant? Give your answer in the comments!A. 183B. 894C. 534 ... See MoreSee Less
I see the answer ...
Wednesday October 9th, 2019 - 11:04 pm
Bonus moth article! ... See MoreSee Less
When laying their eggs, tobacco hawkmoths avoid plants that smell of caterpillar feces
Wednesday October 9th, 2019 - 11:00 am
Countdown to Welcome to the Dark Side and Fall Moth Night continues with a story about a viral video about a male Creatonotos gangis moth.https://livescience.com/60776-freaky-moth-stuns-fa… ... See MoreSee Less
What on Earth? Freaky Moth with Hairy 'Butt Appendages' Stuns Facebook
Tuesday October 8th, 2019 - 11:00 am
Countdown to Welcome to the Dark Side and Fall Moth Night continues with a recent discovery that suggests moths and butterflies evolved before flowers. https://dw.com/en/… ... See MoreSee Less
Rethinking evolution: Butterflies came first, flowers came second | DW | 11.01.2018
Monday October 7th, 2019 - 5:44 pm
Most likely the last Monarch butterfly of the year to be released. She took off with great conviction and determination. May her journey to Mexico be swift, and her wintering over go well. 🦋 ... See MoreSee Less
I saw a Monarch fly from the retention pond up over Chapel Hill North Shopping Center while walking Pete 🐕 this week 😁
Monday October 7th, 2019 - 11:00 am
Countdown to Welcome to the Dark Side and Fall Moth Night continues with an article concerning why nocturnal moths are drawn to artificial light sources.https://livescience.com/33156-moths-drawn-artifici… ... See MoreSee Less
Why Are Moths Drawn to Artificial Lights?
Sunday October 6th, 2019 - 1:40 pm
Welcome to the Dark Side & Fall Moth Night - https://mailchi.mp/8926b3c7cc9a/… ... See MoreSee Less
Sunday October 6th, 2019 - 1:00 pm
Countdown to Welcome to the Dark Side and Fall Moth Night continues with a video about the carnivorous caterpillars of Hawaii. I think this is payback for all the caterpillars that are parasitized!https://youtu.be/K5qijI--v9E ... See MoreSee Less
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