Doug Yanega dyanega at mono.icb.ufmg.br
Fri Jun 5 08:44:56 EDT 1998

>First, has anyone else had them show up at lights?

Yup. They fly into my office here at night, to the fluorescent lights, and
I've seen them at street lights in Mexico. It's not impossible that there's
some variation among species in how strongly attracted they are to lights,
or maybe their flight habits are such that you've got to be practically on
top of them for them to be pulled in, but if folks claim that NO hepialids
EVER come to lights, I think that can be dismissed as hyperbole.

My two cents,

Doug Yanega    Depto. de Biologia Geral, Instituto de Ciencias Biologicas,
Univ. Fed. de Minas Gerais, Cx.P. 486, 30.161-970 Belo Horizonte, MG   BRAZIL
phone: 031-449-2579, fax: 031-441-5481  (from U.S., prefix 011-55)
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        is the true method" - Herman Melville, Moby Dick, Chap. 82

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