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The Migration of Monarch Butterflies

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The Migration of Monarch Butterflies is the world rarest phenomenon. The Mexican mountain where orange, black Monarch butterflies gather in countless numbers. They cover...

The Basic Life Cycle of Butterfly

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Well, all butterflies and moths go through the same basic life cycle. The Basic Life Cycle of Butterfly starts out as eggs are also...

Butterfly Classification – How are They Named?

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Most Butterfly Classification has an English name and all have a Latin one. Their scientific label is derived from the “Binomial” system which was...

What is Difference Between a Butterfly and Moth?

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What is the Difference Between a Butterfly and Moth? One of the most common questions any lepidopterist is asked by members of the public concerns...

A Butterfly as Pests

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A Butterfly as Pests causing concern in Europe is the Geranium Bronze (Cacyreus Marshalli) which is the family lycaenidae. Originally from South Africa where...

The Bagworm Moth Caterpillar builds Log House like Cocoon

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This article talks about the Bagworm Moth Caterpillar, that builds a cocoon around itself that looks like a log. The Bagworm Moth is a...
The Western Swallowtail has two summer generations, with the second generation emerging in the fall. The second generation migrates to Mexico and Central America when winter approaches.

Western Swallowtail Butterfly – Who Knew a Butterfly Could Be So Colorful?

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Western Swallowtail Butterfly Facts The Western Swallowtail butterfly is a beautiful butterfly that has been spotted in North America. In a span of two years,...

Butterfly Valley Fethiye Turkey

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Butterfly Valley is located about 15 kilometers south of Ölüdeniz and 30 km south of Fethiye. The Butterfly Valley is protected by the World...

The Butterfly Winter Sleepers

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The cold weather of winter poses a major problem to many creatures. The peacock, small tortoiseshell, and brimstone are three butterflies that opt for...
The Ant lift a paving slab or turn over a large stone in the garden, and the chances are that you will find a colony of black garden ants.

The Black Garden Ant

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The Black Garden Ant lift a paving slab or turn over a large stone in the garden, and the chances are that you will...
The housefly is unpopular since it deposits dangerous germs on food. The cockchafer and its larvae do great damage to plants.

The Relationship between Insects and Man

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The relationship between Insects and Man is one of wariness a strange situation. There are as many benefits to be gained from insects as...

Tawny Mining Bee “Andrena fulva”

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BODY LENGTH The Female length is about 0.39–0.55 in (10–14 mm). However, the Male length is about 0.39–0.55 in. (10–14 mm) FOOD PLANTS Tawny Mining Bee food...
7 -spot ladybirds mating. The male is the one on top externally male and female ladybirds look alike.

The Bright Coloring Ladybirds Insects

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Ladybirds Insects are always popular for their bright coloring, are also one of the few insects welcome in the garden for the work they...
A male and female common earwig (Forficula auricularia) is on a chrysanthemum flower.

The Family Life Cycle of Earwig

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The Life Cycle of Earwig is immediately identifiable by the pincer-like forceps at the end of the body. The female is unusual among insects...
This strange-looking beast is the larva of the Purple Hairstreak butterfly. You can see how effectively it hides amongst the twigs pretending to be an innocuous leaf bud.

12 Images to Understand the Butterfly Life Cycle

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I - All butterflies go through the same basic Butterfly Life Cycle. The eggs of a butterfly, when seen up close, are very intricately...

Make Your Own Butterfly Garden

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One of the most popular ways of assisting with butterfly conservation is by planting lots of suitable food plants in the Butterfly Garden. The...
How to Keep and Rear Butterflies? Butterflies can be easy to raise from egg to adult, or they can be next to impossible, depending on the species.

How to Keep and Rear Butterflies?

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How to Keep and Rear Butterflies? Butterflies can be easy to raise from egg to adult, or they can be next to impossible, depending...

Petaloudes – A Valley of Butterflies

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Petaloudes in Switzerland is well known as the Valley of Butterflies, is located on the western side of the Greek island of Rhods, almost...