Binomen N/A
Body type Winged humanoid
Average height 7 feet
Sentience Sentient
Sapience Sapient (most likely)
Aggressivity DD
Habitat DD
Diet DD
Locomotion Flight
Lifespan DD
Status DD
Behind the Scenes
Universe Real

The Mothman is an unusual winged humanoid entity first seen near Point Pleasant, West Virginia, United States. Its appearances supposedly come before major disasters.


  • The Mothman made its first appearance about 13 months before the December 15, 1967 collapse of the Silver Bridge.
  • The Mothman supposedly returned in 1986 before the Chernobyl Disaster
  • The Mothman reappeared in 2001 before 9-11
  • Its most recent appearance was in 2011 before the March 11, 2011 Tohoku Earthquake and the following tsunami and nuclear disaster.
  • Reports of a Mothman-like creature are currently coming out of Chicago, Illinois

Popular Culture


  • The Mothman Prophecies (2002)
  • Mothman (2010)

TV Shows

  • MonsterQuest - Season 4, Episode 5: Mothman (2010)
  • Monsters and Mysteries in America - Season 1, Episode 1: Appalachia (2013)
  • Mountain Monsters - Season 1, Episode 5: Mothman of Mason County (2013)
  • Monsters and Mysteries in America - Season 3, Episode 10: The John Keel Files Special (2015)
  • Paranormal Witness - Season 5, Episode 6: The Mothman Curse (2016)


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