19 Apr '17, 9am

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Freaking huge moths have been making their presence felt in Singapore this year. Known as Lyssa zampa , these brown-greyish, 16cm-long, nocturnal, white-striped moths also known as the “Tropical Swallowtail Moth”, have been clinging to walls and flying into people’s faces. Very few things are known about them, such as how they are attracted to urban lights even as they breed in forested areas and its caterpillars feed on the leaves of Endospermum, a tree from the rubber family. Other than that, precious little is known about this elusive species even though they are native to Singapore and Southeast Asia and have been making an appearance once every few years. Here are four things we still do not know about the giant moths: 1. No one’s quite sure why they only show up three to four months in the middle of each year Source Ecologists are puzzled as to why the moths are more...

Full article: http://mothership.sg/2014/05/4-things-we-still-dont-know-...

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