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Book launch: Moths in the ACT

12 April 2022 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

The Australian National Insect Collection is proud to host the launch of the independent book Moths in the ACThttps://mothsintheact.org/

We welcome you to join authors Glenn Cocking, Suzi Bond and Ted Edwards with special guest Michael Mulvaney for speeches, book signings and refreshments at the Australian National Botanic Gardens.

Moths in the ACT celebrates the incredible beauty and variety of local Canberra moths. This new book features 700 species of moths encountered in the ACT, illustrated with 1,500 beautiful photographs of live moth specimens taken by citizen scientists. Moths in the ACT includes expert identifications by the authors, biological information on each species, short introductions to each family and a section on moths more generally. Learn how to observe the moth world, marvel at interesting facts about moths, read about life cycles and discover how to identify local moth species.

Moths in the ACT is the only book of its kind in Australia. It was proudly supported by taxonomic work at the Australian National Insect Collection.


12 April 2022
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm


Crosbie Morrison Lawn and Amphitheatre, Australian National Botanic Gardens Clunies Ross Street, Black Mountain ACT