107 relations: Actias luna, Aglossa cuprina, Agriculture, Animal, Antheraea assamensis, Antheraea pernyi, Antheraea polyphemus, Antheraea yamamai, Archaeolepis, Arctiinae (erebid moths), Arthropod, Attacus atlas, Baculoviridae, Bat, Bear, Benefic Press, Biological pest control, Bird, Blanket, Bogong moth, Bollworm, Bombyx mori, Brassicaceae, Butterfly, Caddisfly, Cat, Caterpillar, Cedrus, Chrysiridia rhipheus, Clothing, Codling moth, Comparison of butterflies and moths, Crepuscular, Death's-head Hawkmoth, Diamondback moth, Diurnality, DNA, Dog, Duponchelia fovealis, Dutch language, Farm, Frenulum, Galleria mellonella, German language, Gonimbrasia belina, Helicoverpa zea, Heniocha dyops, Hummingbird hawk-moth, Ichneumonidae, Indian mealmoth, ..., Indigenous Australians, Insect, Invasive species, Juniper, Knautia, Laothoe populi, Lavandula, Lepidoptera, Lepidopterism, Lesser wax moth, Light brown apple moth, List of feeding behaviours, List of moths, Lizard, Lymantria dispar, Lymantria dispar dispar, Maggot, Micrographia, Midge, Modern English, Monophyly, Moth, Mothball, Mothra, Naphthalene, Nectar, Noctuidae, Nocturnality, NPR, Old English, Old Norse, Opodiphthera eucalypti, Order (biology), Ostrinia, Owl, Peppered moth, Pollination, Protein, Proto-Germanic language, Pupa, Robert Hooke, Rodent, Samia cynthia, Saturniidae, Silk, Six-spot burnet, Southern Africa, Species, Textile, Thysania agrippina, Tineidae, Tineola bisselliella, Ultrasound, United States dollar, Utetheisa ornatrix, Waxworm, Wool. Expand index (57 more) » « Shrink index
The luna moth (Actias luna) is a lime-green, Nearctic Saturniid moth in the family Saturniidae, subfamily Saturniinae.
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The similar scavenger species Aglossa cuprina, formerly misidentified as Aglossa pinguinalis, is most commonly known as the "grease moth".
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Agriculture is the cultivation of animals, plants, fungi, and other life forms for food, fiber, biofuel, medicinal and other products used to sustain and enhance human life.
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Animals are multicellular, eukaryotic organisms of the kingdom Animalia (also called Metazoa).
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The Muga Silkworm is the larva of the Assam Silkmoth (Antheraea assamensis), a moth of the Saturniidae family.
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Antheraea pernyi, the Chinese (Oak) tussah moth (or "Chinese tasar moth"), also known as temperate tussah moth, is a large moth in the family Saturniidae.
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The polyphemus moth (Antheraea polyphemus) is a North American member of the family Saturniidae, the giant silk moths.
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The Japanese Silk Moth or Japanese Oak Silkmoth (Antheraea yamamai, Japanese) is a moth of the Saturniidae family.
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Archaeolepis mane is the earliest known Lepidopteran fossil.
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The Arctiinae (formerly called the Arctiidae) are a large and diverse subfamily of moths, with around 11,000 species found all over the world, including 6,000 neotropical species.
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An arthropod (from Greek arthro-, joint + podos, foot) is an invertebrate animal having an exoskeleton (external skeleton), a segmented body, and jointed appendages.
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The Atlas moth (Attacus atlas) is a large saturniid moth found in the tropical and subtropical forests of Southeast Asia, and is common across the Malay archipelago.
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Baculoviridae is a family of viruses.
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Bats are mammals of the order Chiroptera (from the Greek χείρ - cheir, "hand" and πτερόν - pteron, "wing") whose forelimbs form webbed wings, making them the only mammals naturally capable of true and sustained flight.
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Bears are mammals of the family Ursidae.
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Benefic Press was a Chicago-based publisher of educational books for children and young adults.
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Biological control is a bioeffector-method of controlling pests (including insects, mites, weeds and plant diseases) using other living organisms.
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Birds (class Aves) are a group of endothermic vertebrates, characterised by feathers, a beak with no teeth, the laying of hard-shelled eggs, a high metabolic rate, a four-chambered heart, and a lightweight but strong skeleton.
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A blanket is a type of bedding, generally speaking, a large piece of cloth, intended to keep the user warm, especially while sleeping or lying down.
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The Bogong moth (Agrotis infusa) is a temperate species of night-flying moth, notable for appearing in large numbers around major public buildings in Canberra, the capital city of Australia, during Spring as it migrates to the Bogong High Plains.
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A bollworm is a common term for any larva of a moth that attacks the fruiting bodies of certain crops, especially cotton.
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The silkworm is the larva or caterpillar of the domesticated silkmoth, Bombyx mori (Latin: "silkworm of the mulberry tree").
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Brassicaceae is a medium-sized and economically important family of flowering plants (Angiosperms), informally known as the mustards, mustard flowers, the crucifers, or the cabbage family.
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Butterflies are part of the class of insects in the order Lepidoptera, along with the moths.
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The caddisflies are an order, Trichoptera, of insects with approximately 12,000 described species.
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The domestic cat (Felis catus or Felis silvestris catus) is a small, usually furry, domesticated, and carnivorous mammal.
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Caterpillar is the common name for the larvae of members of the order Lepidoptera (the insect order comprising butterflies and moths).
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Cedrus (common name Cedar) is a genus of coniferous trees in the plant family Pinaceae.
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The Madagascan sunset moth (Chrysiridia rhipheus) is a day-flying moth of the family Uraniidae.
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Clothing is fiber and textile material worn on the body.
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The codling moth (Cydia pomonella) is a member of the Lepidopteran family Tortricidae.
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A common classification of the Lepidoptera involves their differentiation into butterflies and moths.
Crepuscular animals are those that are active primarily during twilight (i.e., dawn and dusk).
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The name Death's-head Hawkmoth refers to any one of the three moth species of the genus Acherontia (Acherontia atropos, Acherontia styx and Acherontia lachesis).
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The diamondback moth (Plutella xylostella), sometimes called cabbage moth, is a European moth believed to originate in the Mediterranean region that has since spread worldwide.
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Diurnality is a plant or animal behavior characterized by activity during the day and sleeping, or other inactivity, at night.
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Deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) is a molecule that carries most of the genetic instructions used in the development, functioning and reproduction of all known living organisms and many viruses.
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The domestic dog (Canis lupus familiaris or Canis familiaris) is a domesticated canid which has been selectively bred for millennia for various behaviors, sensory capabilities, and physical attributes.
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Duponchelia fovealis is a species of moth of the family Crambidae.
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Dutch is a West Germanic language that is spoken in the European Union by about 23 million people as a first language—including most of the population of the Netherlands and about sixty percent of that of Belgium—and by another 5 million as a second language.
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A farm is an area of land that is devoted primarily to agricultural processes or an area of water that is devoted primarily to aquacultural processes in order to produce and manage such commodities as fibres, grains, livestock, dairy, or fuel.
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A frenulum (or frenum, plural: frenula or frena, from the Latin frēnulum, "little bridle", the diminutive of frēnum) is a small fold of tissue that secures or restricts the motion of a mobile organ in the body.
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The greater wax moth or honeycomb moth (Galleria mellonella) is a moth of the family Pyralidae.
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German (Deutsch) is a West Germanic language that derives most of its vocabulary from the Germanic branch of the Indo-European language family.
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Gonimbrasia belina is a species of moth found in much of Southern Africa, whose large edible caterpillar, the mopani or mopane worm, is an important source of protein for millions of indigenous Southern Africans.
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Helicoverpa zea, commonly known as the corn earworm, is a species (formerly in the genus Heliothis) in the family Noctuidae.
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Heniocha dyops, the marbled emperor, is a moth of the Saturniidae family.
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The hummingbird hawk-moth (Macroglossum stellatarum) is a species of Sphingidae.
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The Ichneumonidae are a parasitoid wasp family within the order Hymenoptera.
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The Indian mealmoth (Plodia interpunctella), alternatively spelled Indianmeal moth, is a pyraloid moth of the family Pyralidae.
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Indigenous Australians are members of groups that existed in Australia and surrounding islands prior to European colonisation.
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Insects (from Latin insectum, a calque of Greek ἔντομον, "cut into sections") are a class of invertebrates within the arthropod phylum that have a chitinous exoskeleton, a three-part body (head, thorax and abdomen), three pairs of jointed legs, compound eyes and one pair of antennae.
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An invasive species is a plant or animal that is not native to a specific location (an introduced species); and has a tendency to spread, which is believed to cause damage to the environment, human economy and/or human health.
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Junipers are coniferous plants in the genus Juniperus of the cypress family Cupressaceae.
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Knautia is a genus in the family Caprifoliaceae.
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The poplar hawk-moth (Laothoe populi) is a moth of the family Sphingidae.
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Lavandula (common name lavender) is a genus of 39 known species of flowering plants in the mint family, Lamiaceae.
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The Lepidoptera is an order of insects that includes moths and butterflies (both called lepidopterans).
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Lepidopterism is an irritant contact dermatitis caused by irritating caterpillar or moth hairs coming into contact with the skin or mucosa.
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Achroia grisella, the lesser wax moth, is a small moth of the snout moth family (Pyralidae), wherein it belongs to the subfamily Galleriinae.
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The light brown apple moth (Epiphyas postvittana) (often abbreviated to LBAM) is a leafroller moth belonging to the lepidopteran family Tortricidae.
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Feeding is the process by which organisms, typically animals, obtain food.
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This is an incomplete list of species of Lepidoptera that are commonly known as moths.
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Lizards are a widespread group of squamate reptiles, with approximately over 6,000 species, ranging across all continents except Antarctica, as well as most oceanic island chains.
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The Gypsy Moth (Lymantria dispar) are moths in the family Erebidae.
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Lymantria dispar dispar, commonly known as the gypsy moth, European gypsy moth, or North American gypsy moth, is a moth in the family Erebidae that is of Eurasian origin.
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A maggot is the larva of a fly (order Diptera); it is applied in particular to the larvae of Brachyceran flies, such as houseflies, cheese flies, and blowflies, rather than larvae of the Nematocera, such as mosquitoes and Crane flies.
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Micrographia is a historically significant book by Robert Hooke about his observations through various lenses.
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Midges are a group of insects that include many kinds of small flies.
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Modern English (sometimes New English or NE as opposed to Middle English and Old English) is the form of the English language spoken since the Great Vowel Shift in England, which began in the late 15th century and was completed in roughly 1550.
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In common cladistic usage, a monophyletic group is a taxon (group of organisms) which forms a clade, meaning that it consists of an ancestral species and all its descendants.
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Moths are a group of insects related to butterflies belonging to the order Lepidoptera.
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Mothballs are small balls of chemical pesticide and deodorant sometimes used when storing clothing and other articles susceptible to damage from mold or moth larvae (especially clothes moths like Tineola bisselliella).
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is a kaiju who first appeared in Toho's 1961 film Mothra.
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Naphthalene is an organic compound with formula.
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Nectar is a sugar-rich liquid produced by plants in glands called nectaries, either within the flowers with which it attracts pollinating animals, or by extrafloral nectaries, which provide a nutrient source to animal mutualists, which in turn provide antiherbivore protection.
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The Noctuidae or owlet moths are a family of robustly built moths that includes more than 35,000 known species out of possibly 100,000 total, in more than 4,200 genera.
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Nocturnality is an animal behavior characterized by activity during the night and sleeping during the day.
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National Public Radio (NPR) is a privately and publicly funded non-profit membership media organization that serves as a national syndicator to a network of 900 public radio stations in the United States.
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Old English (Ænglisc, Anglisc, Englisc) or Anglo-Saxon is the earliest historical form of the English language, spoken in England and southern and eastern Scotland in the early Middle Ages.
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Old Norse was a North Germanic language that was spoken by inhabitants of Scandinavia and inhabitants of their overseas settlements during about the 9th to 13th centuries.
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The Emperor gum moth (Opodiphthera eucalypti) is a species of moth in the family Saturniidae, that is native to Australia.
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In biological classification, the order (ordo) is.
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Ostrinia is a genus of moths in the Crambidae family.
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Owls are birds from the order Strigiformes, which includes about 200 species of mostly solitary and nocturnal birds of prey typified by an upright stance, a large, broad head, binocular vision, binaural hearing and feathers adapted for silent flight.
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The peppered moth (Biston betularia) is a temperate species of night-flying moth.
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Pollination is a process by which pollen is transferred from the anther to the stigma of the plant, thereby enabling fertilization and reproduction.
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Proteins are large biomolecules, or macromolecules, consisting of one or more long chains of amino acid residues.
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Proto-Germanic (PGmc; German Urgermanisch; also called Common Germanic, German Gemeingermanisch) is the reconstructed proto-language of the Germanic branch of the Indo-European family of languages.
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A pupa (Latin pupa for doll, pl: pupae or pupas) is the life stage of some insects undergoing transformation.
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Robert Hooke FRS (– 3 March 1703) was an English natural philosopher, architect and polymath.
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Rodents (from Latin rodere, "to gnaw") are mammals of the order Rodentia, which are characterized by a single pair of unremittingly growing incisors in each of the upper and lower jaws.
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The Ailanthus silkmoth (Samia cynthia) is a saturniid moth, used to produce silk fabric but not as domesticated as the silkworm, Bombyx mori.
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The family Saturniidae, commonly known as saturniids, by most measures include the largest species of moths.
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Silk is a natural protein fiber, some forms of which can be woven into textiles.
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The six-spot burnet (Zygaena filipendulae) is a day-flying moth of the family Zygaenidae.
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Southern Africa is the southernmost region of the African continent, variably defined by geography or geopolitics, and including several countries.
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In biology, a species (abbreviated sp., with the plural form species abbreviated spp.) is one of the basic units of biological classification and a taxonomic rank.
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A textile or cloth is a flexible woven material consisting of a network of natural or artificial fibres often referred to as thread or yarn.
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Thysania agrippina is a species of moth in the Erebidae family.
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Tineidae is a family of moths in the order Lepidoptera.
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Tineola bisselliella, known as the common clothes moth, webbing clothes moth, or simply clothing moth, is a species of fungus moth (family Tineidae, subfamily Tineinae).
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Ultrasounds are sound waves with frequencies higher than the upper audible limit of human hearing.
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The United States dollar (sign: $; code: USD; also abbreviated US$ and referred to as the dollar, U.S. dollar, US dollar or American dollar) is the official currency of the United States and its overseas territories.
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The bella moth, ornate moth or rattlebox moth is a moth of the Arctiidae family.
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Waxworms are the caterpillar larvae of wax moths, which belong to the snout moth family (Pyralidae).
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Wool is the textile fiber obtained from sheep and certain other animals, including cashmere from goats, mohair from goats, qiviut from muskoxen, angora from rabbits, and other types of wool from camelids.
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