We know that Lucanid butterflies have mutualistic association with ant species. Both of they got the benefit from each other, Larvae got protection and in reverse ants got food (Sugary substance secreted from 7-8 segment of body) from the larval ...
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Our survey is to update the old distribution dataset of Sikkim Himalayan Butterflies. As since one decade the region is experiencing unsustainable developments such as damming, road extension with other various anthropogenic activities.
During Migration, it is believed that four generations of Monarch Butterflies take last. Monarch butterflies are pretty bright and sharp orange and black coloured. They will make a nice tourist attraction anywhere they are domesticated
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I want to know its genus as well as species name. Please help me in identify this Thank you.
Does the lepidopteran specimens need to be descaled prior to SEM or the dried specimen can be directly photographed under SEM?
This is citrus butterfly(papillae demolish) as you see in this photo, some part of its wing show an abnormality( nodule or cyst like) beside the vein and eyes has a reformatted shape.