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This day-flying moth is a distinctive bumblebee-mimic, with a yellow and black abdomen and transparent wings, which have well-defined blackcoloured veins running through them.
Now the pale peppered moths are again much more common than the black forms.
In 1967, a count there revealed 192 adult Rosy Marsh moths.
A poll for wildlife charity Butterfly Conservation found 74% of people linked moths to negative things, including 64% who thought of them as eating clothes and a third (33%) who associated them with being pests.
Butterfly Conservation also warns that the UK's moths are in trouble, as two thirds of common and widespread species have declined in the last 40 years.
Some moths boast ears capable of recognizing bats' ultrasonic signals, helping them avoid predation.
Since these cases are rare, the event Moraes witnessed suggested moths don't turn to birds as sources of nutrition very often.
Moths find their perfect partners by smelling with the two feathery antennae atop its head.
THS ANIC YOU MIGHT SPOT MORE MOTHS RIGHT NOW - BUT DON'T PANIC At this time of year, it's common to notice more moths indoors, but good news - they're not all the garment-gorging kind.
"Moths are unfortunately attracted to certain plants, so if you're growing them around your house, you may be the source of your own problem," says Andy Baxter, gardening expert and MD of
Swarms of moths flew around the Stade de France stadium before soccer's European Championship final, and one had its moment of glory when it flew into superstar Cristiano Ronaldo's face as he sat injured on the pitch.
"There are two basic categories of moths," says Dr Chris Terrell-Nield, entomologist at Nottingham Trent University.
[USA], July 29 ( ANI ): Generally known as loners, moths are now famous for their slumber parties in hollow trees.
Slowly the darker moths survive and their children and grandchildren become better and better protected.