In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1mariposa de la luz femeninopalomilla femeninoclothes moth — polilla femenino
- The adult insect is a moth with silvery-white forewings and brown stripes and black markings on each wing tip.
- I look at the sodium vapour lamps and the thousands of insects and moths inside them.
- With the exception of a few moths, all adult Lepidoptera have two pairs of wings.
- Butterflies, moths, hummingbirds, and other pollinators will come for the banquet too.
- Bats and nocturnal moths take to the wing, while butterflies settle and flowers begin to close their petals.
- These bats are strictly insectivorous and may be further limited in diet to moths and butterflies.
- More than half of Britain's 2,500 species of butterflies and moths are found here.
- This is a bacterium that is only harmful to Lepidoptera - butterflies and moths.
- They will turn into chrysalises and, after a few weeks, into butterflies or moths.
- Not until spring was the box opened again, when great was my amazement to find a big moth flapping its wings!
- It won't discriminate between pest caterpillars and those of desirable moths and butterflies.
- Does a moth flapping its wings in Timbuktu have any effect on a hurricane in the Atlantic Ocean?
- There's the butterfly house, a riot of colourful plants and animals with more than 60 species of butterflies and moths.
- Butterflies, moths, hummingbirds, cardinals, bluejays and more visited our gardens.
- But it turns out that the moths do not rest on tree trunks during the day.
- These in turn are attracted by night-scented flowers which attract moths and night-flying insects.
- She brought with her a collection of bees, butterflies, flies, moths, and others.
- The network of mature hedges, the areas of long grass and the ponds and streams means there are plenty of insects, especially moths, for the bats to feed on.
- A variety of insects, including some beetles and moths, mimic bees and wasps.
- This is despite it being no more than six feet wide in places and a haven for birds, mammals, butterflies, moths and wild flowers.
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