The Poodle Moth - Amazing!
The Venezuelan Poodle Moth is a possible new species of moth discovered in 2009 by Dr. Arthur Anker of Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, in the Gran Sabana region of Venezuela. Researchers were amazed to discover this cute little bug, and many thought at first it was a hoax! Meet the fuzziest of all moths.
This Will Make You Appreciate Moths In a New Way
When we hear the word 'moth,' we think of those pesky insects that annoy us with their flapping wings and strange attraction to bright lights. These 7 moths species are not like that. At all. If we had to use only one word to describe them, we'd call them magnificent or spectacular !
Time Lapse Video: From Cute Caterpillar to Gorgeous Moth
Anyone who’s read “The Very Hungry Caterpillar” knows how butterflies and moths develop from clumsy and adorable larvae, but have you ever seen it in real time?
21 Incredible Moth Species You Just Have to Meet
We tend to think of moths as these big black or white flying insects that we usually ignore or prevent from reaching our closet. But what if we told you moths are actually just as varied as butterflies and have a plethora of shapes, sizes, and colors?
The Life Cycle of the Butterfly - Fascinating!
A rare look into the various stages of what it takes to become a butterfly, or more exactly, an Antheraea polyphemus moth from the initial larva stage, through worm, cocoon and eventually into the butterfly stage. This is the Polyphemus Moth ( Antheraea polyphemus ).
These Colorful Creatures May be Hiding in Your Closet
After reading this article, you just might change your views on moths. 1. Attacus Atlas These gigantic moths can be found in Southern Asia. It is considered to be one of the largest moths in the world – hence its name the “Atlas Moth”. They can reach a size of 10-12 inches (25-30cm). 2.
18 Before and After Photos of Caterpillars and Butterflies
Both butterflies and moths have four stages of life – they go from the initial egg to a caterpillar, then to a cocoon and finally to a butterfly or moth.
5 Animals Who Impersonate Another Species for Their Gain
Hornet Moths – the copycat moths Image source - Lukas Jonaitis/Wikimedia Commons The Hornet Moth ( Sesia apiformis ) is not your average little moth. There are many species from the Sesia genus that have evolved over centuries to mimic hornets and Sesia apiformis is one of them.
These May Look Alive, But They're Just Well Made...
She creates these beautiful embroideries that depict giant, fuzzy moths, with beautiful realism and color. Her creations are often extremely detailed, including the fur, eyes, legs, antennae and fine wing patterns of the real thing.
See Colorful Butterflies in Gorgeous Detail
Gorgeous Photos of Unique Moths Click Here to Read the Article A moth is not an animal we’d like to see at home, particularly in our closet, or even in the backyard. However, the moth family is one of the most diverse in the world, with over 150,000 species around the world.
8 Dangerous Invasive Insects in the United States
Spongy moth ( Lymantria dispar ) Image source: Wikimedia Commons Another cute but deadly insect is the invasive spongy moth, whose name was recently changed by the Entomological Society .
Cats vs. Christmas Decorations!
Unfortunately, as any cat owner knows, felines are drawn to decorations like a moth to a flame, mesmerized by the sounds they make when being butted, torn and bitten. So keep those away from them, or the following hilarity will occur... Cats vs. Christmas Decorations!
Your Day Will Surely Be Brightened By These Beautiful Bugs
We enjoy butterflies in our gardens but when a moth makes its way into the house, it's time to get the bug spray. While there are many insects in this world that make the hair stand up on your skin, you'd be surprised by the beauty to be found in these pests as well.
Can You Spot All of These Amazing Camouflaged Animals?
Pygmy Seahorses: katydid (Bush Cricket) Orchid Mantis: Buff-Tip Moth: Potoo: A tiny Tree Frog , if you can't find it just look at the next picture.
13 Pics of Weird Animals That Will Give You Nightmares!
This is a Lunar Hornet Moth ( Sesia bembeciformis ), a species that ’mimics’ a hornet to ensure its own survival against predators. Image credit: Neither994 / reddit [related_articles] 8. No, these aren't flowers! That's one pink and one yellow Orchid Mantis ( Hymenopus coronatus ).
How to Get Rid of 6 Common Pantry Pests
Indian Meal Moths Image Source: Ilia Ustyantsev/ Wikimedia Commons Here's yet another familiar face - the Indian meal moth, one of the most common and notorious pantry pests in the world. You can easily recognize these winged pests by their reddish-brown wings.
Wouldn't You Love to Own One of These Stunning Creations?
These creations, done by Żenia, who also goes by the name the Lady Moth, designs incredible art all inspired by nature. Her work is made from wool and other natural fibers including silk and bamboo. She especially enjoys using natural wools in various shades of grey, brown and white.
Artist Mantra Turns Building Walls Into Butterfly Exhibits
Vegas Moths - The Fremont Collection 6. The Emperor Tau, in Sweden 7. The Indiana Collection 8. The Fort Smith Collection 9. Freehand 10. Hyvinkään perhosia, in Finland [related_articles] 11. La collection du Valais, Switzerland 12. Numero 7, Stade des lumières, in Lyons, France 13.
30 Animals With More Hair Than They Know What to Do With
Alaskan Musk Ox source 14) Hairy Mountain Goat source 15) Tala The Teddy Dwarf Rabbit source: Shakira Monique 16) Lhasa Apso source 17) Hipster Alpaca source: Morten Grubak 18) Norwegian Forest Cat source: AJ McDonald Jr. 19) Fluffy Panda Cows source: Aiste Kiskyte 20) This Very Fluffy Large Tolype Moth
20 Rare & Bizarre Things That Actually Exist On Our Planet
The extraordinary Elephant Hawk-moth ( Deilephila elpenor ). While the UK has several native species of hawk-moth, finding the elephant hawk-moth in nature is something special. ( Reddit ) 17. These bunches of grapes appear to be growing in the shape of a . . . grape bunch! ( Reddit ) 18.
Tennis Comedy: These Interruptions Stole the Show!
A moth, a cat, and a water hose walk into a... tennis court? These are just a few of 10 different funny things that unintentionally interrupted a tennis match. These players thought they would only have to deal with their match, but the circumstances ended up getting real funny!
How to Manually Repair a Hole in a Sweater and Socks
Maybe a moth ate them away when they were in storage for summer and spring, or maybe one of the threads got caught in something last winter and you forgot about it. If you're not ready to part with your favorite sweater, or you'd like to enjoy your cozy woolen knit socks without holes, read on.
Whoa! You Won’t Find These Big Bugs in Your Backyard!
Butterflies and moths (Lepidoptera) 1.
6 Tips to Take Care of Your Woolens This Season
They easily attract dust and are vulnerable to moths. So, make it a habit to always brush your woolens lengthwise after every use with a garment brush. To further ensure their longevity, give them a good brush down before packing them away until the next season.