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Image of the Day: Not a Leaf

By | July 26, 2017

With brown splotches artfully strewn against its bright yellow coloring, the striking imperial moth (Eacles imperialis) appears more leaf than Lepidoptera.

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Image of the Day: Trump Bug

By | January 19, 2017

Inspired by President-elect Donald Trump's signature hairdo, a biologist named a new species of moth with yellowish-white scales on its head Neopalpa donaldtrumpi.

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Behavior Brief

By | June 14, 2016

A round-up of recent discoveries in behavior research

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Distracting Tails

By | February 17, 2015

Luna moths use their long tails to throw bats off their trail.

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image: Moth Mating Calls Linked to Bats

Moth Mating Calls Linked to Bats

By | June 20, 2013

The degree of honesty in moth courtship songs might have been influenced by their similarity to bat echolocation calls.

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