Fiery, high-flying Icarus moth finally confirmed as new species

In Greek myth, Icarus was the high-flying son of Daedalus who, due to his own arrogance, flew too close to the sun, melting the wax in his wings and bringing him calamitously down to a watery grave. Now his name has been given to a newly-discovered moth, Admetovis icarus, thanks to its fiery markings and partiality to high altitudes (as opposed to a tendency for hubris or maritime catastrophe)... Continue Reading Fiery, high-flying Icarus moth finally confirmed as new species Category: Biology Tags: Discovered Insect Washington State University

Fiery, high-flying Icarus moth finally confirmed as new species

In Greek myth, Icarus was the high-flying son of Daedalus who, due to his own arrogance, flew too close to the sun, melting the wax in his wings and bringing him calamitously down to ...

Wed 10 Oct 18 from Gizmag

Newly discovered moth named Icarus sports a flame-shaped mark and prefers high elevations

A newly-recognized species of owlet moth recently discovered to inhabit high-elevation mountains in western North America was named after the Greek mythological character Icarus. From now on, ...

Tue 9 Oct 18 from Phys.org

Newly discovered moth named Icarus sports a flame-shaped mark and prefers high elevations, Tue 9 Oct 18 from ScienceDaily

Newly discovered moth named Icarus sports a flame-shaped mark and prefers high elevations, Tue 9 Oct 18 from Eurekalert

Newly Discovered Moth Prefers High Elevations

NewsA newly-recognized species of owlet moth recently discovered to inhabit high-elevation mountains was named after the mythological character Icarus. Contributed Author: Pensoft PublishersTopics: Ethology

Wed 10 Oct 18 from Laboratory Equipment

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