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But with an unattractive pal, the beautiful moth’s chances improve.
This family includes the saddleback caterpillar, the stinging rose caterpillar, the hag moth caterpillar, and the spiny oak slug.
And just like the peppered moths, urban pollution is probably to blame.
During the week, join an after-hours program on moths beginning at 8:30 p.m. Thursday and a preschool discovery club beginning at 10:30 a.m. July 28.
And the three spirits – Ashley Fabian, Abigail Hoyt and Paulina Villarreal -- charmed as flying moths.
Many of Grisdale’s buckles reflect a minimalist Japonism, with serpent, moth, and ginkgo plant shapes—see them at her studio (by appointment only) or in shops like Hollywood’s Lost & Found or Lake Boutique in Silver Lake.
The yellowthroat is an insect eater, often hunting near the ground for spiders, ants, beetles, bees, moths and similar sources of protein.
Bats vacuum up mosquitoes, eat moths and other insects that harm crops, and even pollinate fruits like bananas and agave, which is used to produce tequila.
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Origin and Etymology of moth
First Known Use: before 12th centurySee Words from the same year
MOTH Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of moth for English Language Learners
: a kind of insect that is similar to a butterfly but that flies mostly at night and is usually less colorful
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