Book moth

(Zool.) the name of several species of moths, the larvæ of which eat books.

See also: Book

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A beautiful little Red Data Book moth Oecophora bractella came to my garden moth trap in Pontypool in 2003, just five miles from its only previous record, at Crumlin in 1860.
I will start my review of the recently published book Moths of Western North America (MWNA) with the color plates, because I suspect most readers will look at the plates first, when confronted with the volume.