What do moths eat and drink
Moths are a type of Lepidoptera which is a of class Insecta. There are more than 150 thousand known species in this group. Moths are divided in different families and each of these families like to eat different things. Most moths are pest of plants which means they mostly suck nectar. Moths of family Tineidae are pest of woolen and silken cloths while the silk worm moth eats Mulbarry leaves.
Most adult moths do not eat at all. Instead of eating most moths like butterflies get their nurishment from drinking. They use a proboscis, a long narrow tube in their mouth, that acts like a straw. They usually set on top of a flower and drink the nectar.
So in short, what do moths eat? They eat anything that can dissolve in water, They mostly feed on nectar from flowers but also eat tree sap, bird droppings, animal dung, pollen, or rotting fruit. They are attracted to sodium found in salt and sweat. This is why butterlies sometimes land on people in Butterfly Parks. Sodium as well as many other minerals is vital for their reproduction.