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Butterflies and Drought in South-east Arizona

By Peter Hall, eButterfly advisor A long-term drought has gripped many parts of the western U.S. on and off for years. South-east Arizona has been prone to these dry spells, sometimes with serious effects for vegetation and wildlife. Andrew Hogan, in an earlier posting to eButterfly, showed the results of butterflies of the droughts at […]

The Map (Araschnia levana) – Theo de la Ruelle

The map butterfly (or the map for short) (Araschnia levana) is a common butterfly in the Netherlands and can be found all over our country. On the other hand, in the annual butterfly count the map does not make the top ten and in most years it doesn’t even make the top twenty

Webinar – Learning to ID Canada’s Butterflies (July 17th, 6 PM EST)

Join us for an exciting webinar on “Learning to ID Canada’s Butterflies” with a great entomologist and top-eButterfly user, Kirstyn Eckhardt!