Moth night, Montana, USA

August 03, 2015  •  Leave a Comment

Moth night, attracting moths and other invertebrates using lights and white sheets, Rock Creek, Montana, USA.

It was National Moth Week!

With the Missoula Butterfly House and Insectarium.

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Image below: Glenn Marangelo looks for moths that are attracted to the bright lights lighting up a white sheet.

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Image below: Sparrow, a 9-year old entomologist, runs back with a flashlight to report a cool bug she has just spotted.

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Image below: Robert Niese, ecologist, just found out why his camera would not focus; a moth had landed on the lens.

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Image below: Glenn Marangelo inspects the white sheet for invertebrates.

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Image Below: Jennifer and Glenn Marangelo inspect the white sheet for invertebrates.

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Image below: Silhouette of a moth situated on the other side of the white sheet.

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Image below: Blue light and a white sheet attract invertebrates at night.

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Image below: Robb Krehbiel and Robert Niese look for invertebrates.

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Image below: Kristi Dubois and Robert Niese photograph invertebrates.

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Sparrow on the lookout for bugs.

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