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Streetlights may make moth caterpillars plump up faster, but that’s not necessarily a good thing.

So this study looked specifically at moth caterpillars, which only move a few feet as they grow up.

New research published Wednesday in the journal Science Advances finds that British roadside habitats under LED streetlights contain radically fewer moth caterpillars, and those that remain show signs of stress.

For Heblich and his fellow researchers, the moth would be a useful indicator in a much larger story about pollution.

In 2016, it arrived in Africa, and now researchers fear that its adult moth form could make its way to Europe.

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Blanche was a fragile white moth beating against the unbreakable sides of a 1000 watt bulb.

Thomas Harris tipped his hat to Fowles in The Silence of the Lambs when he created the moth-loving antagonist Jame Gumb.

For a contemporary manifestation of this moth-eaten brand of tyranny, look no further than Hamas-ruled Gaza.

What does it mean for a Chinese tiger, stuffed by the English, to be left as moth-food today?

The (p. 325) moth, whose egg produces these larv, is a large white miller of unusual size and prolificness.

Lay not up to yourselves treasures on earth: where the rust, and moth consume, and where thieves break through, and steal.

I also saw the clerk busy folding up a moth-eaten velvet pall—not a sight for Christmas Day.

Spinning—he was for ever spinning, like a tireless moth through a fiery air; and the world went roaring past.

White Moth—strands from an Ostrich, wings from a white Pigeon, a white hackle for legs, and a black head.

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On this page you'll find 36 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to moth, such as: butterfly, canker, larva, and woolly bear.

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