What Attracts Moths?


Moths are attracted to light and this is to specific wavelengths of light just like humans. Other moths are attracted to fabrics or clothes made of woollen, carpets that are stained with food, perspiration and urine.
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The same flowers that attract butterflies, attract moths. Some examples are Heather, Marigolds, Asters, Sallow, and Red Valerian. Lights also attract moths.
Light at night will attract moths. They also like wool fabrics. Moths live a very short life so they basically seek out food and a mate and then die. You can find more information here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Moth
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