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From issue:   Issue:   British Wildlife 10.1 October 1998

The English Names of Moths

By - Peter Marren

The larger moths share with our butterflies the distinction of possessing traditional English names. Quite why people should have expended so much imagination on mostly drab little insects is a question that is rarely asked, let alone answered. But many have been struck by the rich vocabulary of our moth names.

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"British Wildlife is the pulsating heart of the UK nature conservation movement."

Matthew Oates, National Trust

"The most important and informative publication on wildlife of our times"

Michael McCarthy, The Independent

"Packed with readable, thoughtful, up to date articles; written by ecologists and naturalists for ecologists and naturalists"

Nick Baker, Presenter and Naturalist