Are you crazy about moths? Or know someone who is? Then you might be interested in the new adult-level book Moths: A Complete Guide to Biology and Behavior by David Lees and Alberto Zilli.

Written for scientists, natural historians, and serious enthusiasts, Moths is more than a coffee table book. It delves deeply into the world of these diverse insects, which have received much less attention than their butterfly cousins.

Want to learn more? Listen to the interview David Lees gave at Science Friday last week or take a look at an excerpt from the book, Why Are Moths Attracted to Light?


Assorted Moths (Lepidoptera) in the University of Texas Insect Collection. Public domain image; arrangement by Julia Suits; photograph by Alex Wild. Produced as part of the “Insects Unlocked” project at the University of Texas at Austin.

If you read the book, let us know what you think.

Paperback: 208 pages
Publisher: Smithsonian Books (October 29, 2019)
ISBN-10: 1588346544
ISBN-13: 978-1588346544

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