Some types of moth

Untaught88

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Hi,

"Some types of moth eat..."

In the above example, 'moth' is used as a singular word. Should we always use a singular noun in these types of sentences?
 

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No.

'Some types of yachts have auxiliary engines'.

'We need help with some types of projects'.
 

Untaught88

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Do yo mean that "Some types of moth eat..." is incorrect?
 

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I'm a native speaker of English, and even I am uncertain of the rules for these kinds of structure(s).
 
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