Moths coming to lights at night

DR. JAMES ADAMS jadams at
Wed Jul 1 10:03:15 EDT 1998

Dear listers,

         Mike makes a couple of great points.  He is completely 
correct in that there are a huge number of moths, and other insects 
as well, that will never come to lights.  The perceived rarity of a 
number of species is simply because we infrequently encounter them, 
and don't have the means by which to attract them.  And, also 
correctly, lights go with development.  As we all know, the 
greatest threat to the vast majority of species is development by 
humans.  Ah, progress . . .


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