Kingdom : Animalia
                       Class : Insecta
     Scientific Name : Gynnidomorpha 
                                     Alisman
                         Size : 0.6 - 30cm (0.2 - 12in)

 Average Life Span : 40 days
                    Colour : Brown, Black, Yellow,
                                    Orange, Red, White
               Skin Type : Hair
    Special Features : Long, curled tongue 
                                   and delicate, 
                                    patterned wings
  1. Moths are closely related to butterflies.
  2. They are found all around the world.
  3. They are nocturnal, therefore they are not so brightly colored to blend in with the darkness.
  4. There are around 250,000 species of moths worldwide.
  5. They are known to be attracted to lights.
  6. They use the moon for navigation and are believed to be able to fly in a straight line.
  7. Moths undergo a remarkable metamorphosis which is very similar to that of a butterfly.
  8. They are herbivores, primarily feeding on nectar from plants and sugary fruits.
  9. They use their straw like tongue to drink the nectar.
  10. Moth caterpillars are also majorly herbivore feeding on plant material.
  11. Moths and their caterpillars are considered to be pests to the farmers.
  12. The larvae of the moth eat through silk and other fabric.
  13. Moths have their predators in birds, bats, reptiles, amphibians, rodents, other insects and larger spiders.
  14. They play a vital role in pollination of plants by fluttering between them.
  15. The plants whose flowers bloom during the night rely on moths and bats to pollinate them.
  16. Interestingly, moths getting distracted by artificial light adversely affect the pollination of plants.

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