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Discussion in 'off topic' started by Joe P, Aug 5, 2022.

  1. klfrs

    klfrs chill out

  2. paulfromcamden

    paulfromcamden Baffled

    We see a lot of Five Spot Burnets in the local park. Not as elaborate as some of their kind but they look spectacular on the wing. I also assume they're all goths.

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  3. Space is the Place

    Space is the Place pfm Member

    If anyone was wondering how Moths hatch, this fascinating documentary film reveals all.

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  4. Joe P

    Joe P Memory Alpha incarnate / mod

    You can see a snake head in my cecropia moth photo, too. Follow the wing to its tip.



  5. Weekender

    Weekender pfm Member

    We had those. Blighters.
  6. stevec67

    stevec67 pfm Member

    That top one looks like he's about to tell a story.
    "Good evening! You well? Hope so. Well, on my way here tonight..."
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  7. PsB

    PsB Citizen of Nowhere™

    I believe only a very small number of moth species eat wool. Would love to know which ones...
  8. Joe P

    Joe P Memory Alpha incarnate / mod

    Probably this guy. He’s not even trying to hide it.


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  9. PsB

    PsB Citizen of Nowhere™

    Haha, yes.
  10. paulfromcamden

    paulfromcamden Baffled

    Tineola bisselliella aka The Common Clothes Moth:

    It's actually the larvae that do the damage.
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  11. Nero

    Nero Don’t call me Bud

    Why does Barry White come to mind?
  12. PsB

    PsB Citizen of Nowhere™

    Thanks, very useful: I can show this to my wife so we don't have to take wild swipes at any kind of moth.
  13. MUTTY1

    MUTTY1 Waste of bandwidth

    That looks very similar to a Cinnabar moth.
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  14. Bart

    Bart pfm Member

    I think you may mean meuths Monsieur!
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  15. MUTTY1

    MUTTY1 Waste of bandwidth

    Our locals have tried to turn my rather expensive Merino underwear into string vests.
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  16. gavreid

    gavreid pfm Member

    I tried those organic traps but they just don't work. The carpet's going for a nylon (yuk) one or a wooden floor.
  17. Weekender

    Weekender pfm Member

    We ended up using this:
    Carpet Moth Killer - Kills Moth - 1 litre :(

    We garden organically.
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  18. MUTTY1

    MUTTY1 Waste of bandwidth

    very good:)

    lavender worked for us.
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  19. paulfromcamden

    paulfromcamden Baffled

    My gran used to make lavender bags to put in with our clothes - I never thought about why!

    I only have to smell lavender and I'm back in her static caravan in Clacton On Sea, sandwiched in a blanket on the sofa, drifting off to sleep...
  20. Marchbanks

    Marchbanks Hat and Beard member

    Fortunately for me the Towers is infested with Picasso moths. When they have eaten their Cubist designs into the carpet I cut it into squares, frame them and sell them for a fortune.

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