Hellinsia lucayana is one of four new plume moth species discovered living in the Bahamas. Photo by Deborah Matthews/Florida Museum
June 7 (UPI) -- Scientists have identified four new species of plume moths in the Bahamas. Plume moths are a family of small moths with uniquely modified wings.
Plume moths are named for the fringelike scales that adorn their wings. When extended, the outline of the mosquito-sized moths resembles a tiny star. Read more >>