A previously unknown population of vampire moths has been found in Siberia. And in a twist worthy of a Halloween horror movie, entomologists say the bloodsuckers may have evolved from a purely fruit-eating species.
Adult moths can remember their “childhoods” as caterpillars, a new study has found.
The arrival of a jumping spider sends most moths into a flutter trying to escape the predator’s lethal pounce.
Not so for metalmark moths in the genus Brenthia. These moths stand their ground with hind wings flared and forewings held above the body at a slight angle.