Moffs of the Britain Islands - No. 1

Posted by Graeme Lyons , Tuesday 30 July 2019 20:21

The Atomic Kitten (Furcula katonaii) is a recently described species new to science in the family Notodontinae. The larvae are reported to feed only on enriched uranium and the adult is readily attracted to limelight. If threatened, the moth can emit an ear-shattering screech on three frequencies simultaneously. It was particularly abundant in the late nineties/early naughties but is now much scarcer, probably extinct. 

1 Response to "Moffs of the Britain Islands - No. 1"

C Says:

Love this. You just don't see it around much these days, do you? Could it be the origin of the saying "like moths to an eternal flame"?

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