Translation of moth in Spanish:


mariposa de la luz, n.

Pronunciation /mɔθ//mɒθ/



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    mariposa de la luz feminine
    palomilla feminine
    clothes moth polilla feminine
    • 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.