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Photos of insects and people from the 2015 gathering in Wisconsin, July 10-12

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Photos of insects and people from the 2013 gathering in Arizona, July 25-28

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Photos from the 2010 Workshop in Grinnell, Iowa

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Moth Box...where can I find a UV bulb?

I'm looking to create a cheap-o moth box (using a large cardboard box, old desk lamp, etc) to attract moths in the backyard at night. I would like to start learning about the local moths, and then photograph them. I hear if I replace the lamp's normal bulb with a UV bulb, it will work much better. Anybody know where I can find a cheap UV bulb? I know nothing of the matter...and searched the local Walmart for a UV bulb but didn't see any.

Try your local pet supply sto
Try your local pet supply store. Many times people use UV lights for terrariums and aquariums

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