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  • different
  • Although there is evidence that some bats emit echolocation calls that are inconspicuous to eared moths, it is difficult to determine whether this was an adaptation to moth hearing or originally evolved for a different purpose [2, (acousti.ca)
  • It is estimated that there are about 150,000 different species of butterflies and moths (there may be many more). (parantar.com)
  • food
  • Butterflies and moths can only take liquid food using a tube (like a tube), which is a long "tongue" and flexible. (parantar.com)
  • gypsy moths
  • The Illinois Department of Agriculture plans to unleash a one-two punch of poisons and perfumes on gypsy moths next month, targeting areas in DuPage, Kane, Cook, McHenry and Will Counties. (chicagotribune.com)
  • But what are the butterflies going to do if the forest communities they live in are [destroyed by gypsy moths]? (chicagotribune.com)
  • The Gypsy Moths is a 1969 American drama film, based on the novel of the same name by James Drought and directed by John Frankenheimer. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Gypsy Moths starred Burt Lancaster and Deborah Kerr. (wikipedia.org)
  • A skydiving team called the Gypsy Moths visits a small town in Kansas to put on a show. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Gypsy Moths ran in limited release in the U.S. and saw few theaters giving it extended showings. (wikipedia.org)
  • In his review for The New York Times, Vincent Canby noted that The Gypsy Moths had the semblance of an "action film," but "if this were a real action movie, I would be required to do little except look up at the sky and squint. (wikipedia.org)
  • This rating was an early version of the later R. As soon as it appeared, The Gypsy Moths disappeared. (wikipedia.org)
  • Despite this, he would call The Gypsy Moths one of his two favorite films. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Gypsy Moths was widely seen in Australia, with a local skydiving fraternity quick to seize the opportunity to promote their sport, showing a 16 mm print at many club meetings. (wikipedia.org)
  • Articles: 'The Gypsy Moths' (1969). (wikipedia.org)
  • Biston
  • The peppered moth ( Biston betularia ) is a moth that was drastically affected by soot pollution in England in the 1800's and is a classic demonstration of natural selection . (enchantedlearning.com)
  • tiger
  • Watson A & Goodger DT (1986): Catalogue of the Neotropical tiger-moths: 1-71, Trustees of the British Museum (Natural History): London. (wikipedia.org)
  • Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology 50:1-361 Watson A, Goodger DT (1986) Catalogue of the Neotropical Tiger-moths. (wikipedia.org)
  • holes
  • If you notice that your food containers or packaging have lots of small holes, then you probably have a pantry moth (also called Indianmeal moths) problem. (care2.com)
  • O who will kill the great Time-Moth that eats holes in my soul and that burrows in and through my secretest veils! (infoplease.com)
  • coloration
  • The British biologist E.B. Ford wrote about the peppered moth in 1937 (Biological Review 12: 461-503) and hypothesized that cryptic coloration explained the prevalence of the few, melanic (darker) form. (enchantedlearning.com)
  • entomologist
  • The entomologist and expert on peppered moth evolution Michael Majerus described the book as "littered with errors, misrepresentations, misinterpretations and falsehoods" and published research specifically refuting some of Hooper's claims. (wikipedia.org)
  • colour
  • Like moths they are often a muted colour, often have plumper bodies, and spin a cocoon for metamorphosis. (mun.ca)
  • Light brown apple moth adults are variable in colour and may be confused with other leafroller moths and similar species. (wikipedia.org)
  • eggs
  • I did not know the freezer was the place to put grain products and flour for a few days to kill any possible moths or their eggs. (care2.com)
  • Re-invasion of apple trees takes place during October-December, when moths of the third generation start laying eggs again on apple leaves. (wikipedia.org)
  • wings
  • One of the earliest species thought to be a moth-ancestor is Archaeolepis mane , whose fossil fragments show scaled wings similar to caddisflies in their veining. (wikipedia.org)
  • Moths: rest with their wings outstretched along their back, or tented. (mun.ca)
  • As such they appear rather butterfly like but in most respects they are typical moths: The overwhelming majority flies at night, they possess a frenulum to link the wings and the antennae of the males are often feathered. (redorbit.com)
  • survive
  • Moths can't survive in freezing temperatures, so you'll get rid of any potential problems before they even begin. (care2.com)
  • group
  • There are several species of Saturniidae that also are farmed for their silk, such as the Ailanthus moth (Samia cynthia group of species), the Chinese oak silkmoth (Antheraea pernyi), the Assam silkmoth (Antheraea assamensis), and the Japanese silk moth (Antheraea yamamai). (wikipedia.org)
  • known
  • The corn earworm , the larval stage of a cosmopolitan moth ( Helicoverpa zea ), is also known as the cotton bollworm, tomato fruitworm, or vetchworm. (britannica.com)
  • light
  • The latter may be absent, with the moth appearing uniformly light brown, as in the females, which have only slightly darker oblique markings distinguishing the area at the tip of the wing. (wikipedia.org)
  • The light brown apple moth is a native insect of Australia . (wikipedia.org)
  • Light brown apple moth pass through three generations annually with a partial fourth generation in some years. (wikipedia.org)
  • Previous to the soot problem, the light-colored variety of the moth (called typis ) was common in England. (enchantedlearning.com)
  • The light variety of the peppered moth on a birch tree trunk. (enchantedlearning.com)
  • He performed mark-and-recapture experiments on the peppered moth, releasing both light and dark moths into either a polluted or an unpolluted forest. (enchantedlearning.com)
  • place
  • Moths can thrive almost anywhere inside a home, but your pantry is probably the easiest place to spot them - or see the aftereffects of them living there. (care2.com)
  • You can also place a few bay leaves in the airtight containers with your grains to keep moths away, since they are averse to the smell of these leaves. (care2.com)
  • Hooper alleges several flaws in experimental methodology, including gluing the moths in place on parts of trees where they would not naturally settle, feeding birds heavily enough to condition them to expect feeding at that point, artificially boosting recapture rates, altering experiments (unconsciously) to favour the expected outcome, and errors in statistical analysis. (wikipedia.org)
  • small
  • Suitable only for areas with relatively small gypsy moth populations, the pheromone treatments are effective for two months, Cavanaugh said. (chicagotribune.com)
  • book
  • It was first published in 1985 in Viramontes' first book, The Moths and Other Stories, by Arte Publico Press in Houston, Texas. (wikipedia.org)
  • Of Moths and Men is a controversial book by the journalist Judith Hooper about the Oxford University ecological genetics school led by E.B. Ford. (wikipedia.org)
  • The book specifically concerns Bernard Kettlewell's experiments on the peppered moth which were intended as experimental validation of evolution. (wikipedia.org)
  • forest
  • The district recently announced plans to begin treating gypsy moth egg masses on trees in Churchill Woods Forest Preserve in Glen Ellyn, Fullersburg Woods Forest Preserve in Oak Brook and Waterfall Glen. (chicagotribune.com)
  • tropical
  • In tropical and subtropical climates, the diamondback moth ( Plutella xylostella ) is perhaps the most serious pest of brassicaceous crops. (wikipedia.org)
  • include
  • Spray sites are selected using criteria that include previous infestations, trap catches and telephone calls from area residents reporting gypsy-moth sightings. (chicagotribune.com)
  • problem
  • So, if you think you might have a moth problem in your home , we'll tell you how to identify the buggers and what to do about them. (care2.com)
  • Another sure sign of a pantry moth problem is webbing in dark places. (care2.com)
  • If you think you have a pantry moth problem, you need to do an immediate and thorough cleaning. (care2.com)
  • leaves
  • But O who will shatter the Change-Moth that leaves me in rags - tattered old tapestries that swing in the winds that blow out of Chaos! (infoplease.com)
  • final
  • A final tip for keeping moths out of your kitchen is to leave a few cotton balls soaked with essential eucalyptus oil in the corners of your pantry. (care2.com)
  • point
  • At this point, you should have a good look around your pantry to see if you can find any moths. (care2.com)
  • Several
  • Scientifically, these moths are organised into about 80 families, but the status of some is controversial and several recent changes have been suggested. (wikipedia.org)