Mating flights associated with thunderstorms: moths
Some moths in New Zealand detect positive ion accumulation in the atmosphere preceding thunderstorms.
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Organism/taxonomy data provided by:
Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: 2008 Annual Checklist
Application Ideas: Electromagnetic sensors to gauge the severity of approaching thunderstorms so rapid response teams can be deployed to likely lightening strike zones.
Industrial Sector(s) interested in this strategy: Fire protection, storm protection