Discover butterflies in France : The Brimstone

Discover butterflies in France : The Brimstone

🇬🇧 The Brimstone or Gonepteryx rhamni is a butterfly that you can currently observe in France in your garden. This butterfly forages in particular the dandelions. The dandelion is indeed a source of food for many pollinators, for butterflies but also bees. Let the dandelions grow in your garden helps protect pollinating insects and theyContinue Reading Discover butterflies in France : The Brimstone

Recreate the relationship between butterflies, plants and ants in an enclosed environment

Recreate the relationship between butterflies, plants and ants in an enclosed environment

🇬🇧 The ExplorEcolab project aims to recreate in laboratory the biological cycles and relationships between Common Blue butterfly, its host plants and Lasius niger ants to better understand impact of climate change. The laboratory equipment is now finalized for the living space of butterflies, plants and ants. The next step is to sow seeds of plants. #hostplant #plant #planteContinue Reading Recreate the relationship between butterflies, plants and ants in an enclosed environment

Butterflies in Nigeria : Amauris niavius

Butterflies in Nigeria : Amauris niavius

🇬🇧 Amauris niavius is a butterfly species of African rainforest. This large brown butterfly with white spots has a wingspan of about 8 cm. The butterfly in this photo was photographed in Cross River National Park. papillon #papillons #butterfly #butterflies #lepidoptera #nature #insecte #insectes #insects #insect #macro_beautiful_world #beautiful #naturephotography #macronature #instanature #macrobutterfly #explorecology #insectphotography #wildlifephotographyContinue Reading Butterflies in Nigeria : Amauris niavius

Butterflies in Nigeria project : Meeting with the Federal Ministry of Information and Culture

Butterflies in Nigeria project : Meeting with the Federal Ministry of Information and Culture

🇬🇧 On March 5, the entomologist of our project Ojonugwa Ekpah met with Mrs. Patricia Narai director of the Federal Ministry of Information and Culture and her team. The discussions focused on the project and essential role of pollinators for ecosystems. We sincerely thank them for this meeting and their support. #papillon #papillons #butterfly #butterfliesContinue Reading Butterflies in Nigeria project : Meeting with the Federal Ministry of Information and Culture

Butterflies project in Nigeria : Cross River National Park

Butterflies project in Nigeria : Cross River National Park

From January 21 to 25, 2020, first butterfly inventory was conducted in Cross River National Park in Nigeria. A total of 35 butterfly specimens were collected, including 29 species of butterflies and 1 species of moth. Among species inventoried, butterfly called the plain tiger or African queen or Danaus chrysippus was photographed in the park.Continue Reading Butterflies project in Nigeria : Cross River National Park

Discover butterflies of the world : Pygas Eighty-eight

Discover butterflies of the world : Pygas Eighty-eight

🇬🇧 Paulogramma pygas is a rainforest butterfly that can be found, for example, in Iguazú National Park in Argentina. The hind wings are pale yellow with blue lines outlined in gray with two large double bluish ocelli forming 8 hence the name in English Pygas Eighty-eight. #papillon #papillons #butterfly #butterflies #lepidoptera #nature #insecte #insectes #insectsContinue Reading Discover butterflies of the world : Pygas Eighty-eight