MOTHS

Moths are flying insects butterflies family. Like many insects, your body is divided into three parts, the head, the middle section or thorax and of course the abdomen or back section, all these parts protected by their hard exoskeleton, In general the moths are active more than everything at night , while the butterflies are in the day. Moths have the ability to live in closed and dark places, so cupboards and cupboards are usually your favorite places to be, Others, which are the majority of moths we know based their diet on flour and cereals. And this is why when we open the cupboard of our house we can find them in the form of a larva or fly away.

Types of common moths in new jersey

New Jersey has over 1500 moth species; some recorded while a few undocumented. The big ones include those belonging to the Saturniidae family, like the luna mothio moth, and cecropia moth. In contrast, the rosy maple moth, the smallest of the silk moth family, also thrives here.

The list of giant-sized moths also included the pandora sphinx moth, and hummingbird clearwing moth of the Sphingidae family, large hypenodes moth of the Erebidae family, and so on. The clothes moth and flour moth species found here are infamous pests infesting fabric and food items.

Large Moths: Io Moth, Luna Moth, Pandora Moth

Here is the list of moths found in New Jersey arranged in order of the family they belong.

         

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