Posts by Fiona Plenderleith

Posts by Fiona Plenderleith

A non-native shrub invading a dry Andean valley: predicting the spread of Pyracantha angustifolia

A non-native shrub invading a dry Andean valley: predicting the spread of Pyracantha angustifolia

Pyracantha angustifolia is an ornamental shrub that produces bright orange berries that, when coupled with its thorns, provides this plant with its suiting common name of “Firethorn”. Most of us have probably come across this shrub…

Published by The School of Biological Sciences, University of Aberdeen

The Mighty Moth: Reversing the Reputation

Moths get a bad reputation as the dull brown insects that devour our winter jumpers. In fact, they are an extremely diverse and colourful group.There are approximately 2500 species of moths in the UK (only 5 of these will feed on our clothing!. They play key roles in our ecosystems,…

Published by The School of Biological Sciences, University of Aberdeen

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