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New Moth Species Named After Donald Trump
A new species of moth has been named after President-elect Donald J. Trump. (January 18, 2017)

Naming Rights to New Moth Species Auctioned on eBay
The Western National Parks Association is auctioning off the naming rights to a new moth species on eBay. (October 19, 2015)

Scientists Conducting Tests of Genetically Altered Diamondback Moths
Scientists are conducting contained field cage trials of genetically altered diamondback moths this summer. (July 19, 2015)

New Species of Leafmining Moth Found in South Africa
A new species of leafminer moth has been discovered in Western Cape, a province of South Africa. (June 10, 2015)

New Engima Moth Discovered on Kangaroo Island in South Australia
A moth named Enigma moth has been discoverd on Kangaroo Island in South Australia. (March 4, 2015)

Scientists Make First Step in Developing Cyborg Moth Biobots
Scientists from North Carolina State University are working on developing cyborg moth biobots. (August 22, 2014)

Two New Species of Green Flame Moths Discovered
Scientists have discovered two new species of green flame moths. The moths are known for the greem flame-like pattern on the wings. (October 30, 2013)

New Species of Owlet Moth Discovered in Iran
A new species of moth has been discovered in Iran. It is the fifth described species of the genus Anagnorisma. (July 17, 2013)

New Species of Yellow Slug Moth Discovered in China
A new species of yellow slug moth has been discovered in China. They resemble slugs as larvae. (June 4, 2013)