Cli­mate change brings new moths

The Press and Journal (Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire) - - NEWS -

New moths are ar­riv­ing and set­tling in the UK as a re­sult of cli­mate change and the hor­ti­cul­tural trade, wildlife ex­perts have said.

Al­most 30 new species of pyralid moths have been recorded in the UK in the last 30 years, in­clud­ing eight which have be­come es­tab­lished res­i­dents, wildlife pub­lisher Atro­pos and char­ity But­ter­fly Con­ser­va­tion said.

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