🇬🇧 Lasius niger is a species of ant that you observe in your garden. As part of our project on recreating butterflies-plant-ants relationships, we introduce you to the world of this species through our breeding in the laboratory. In the tube, you can discover the beginning of the breeding of this species with the queenContinue Reading Lasius niger breeding project
🇬🇧 Precis octavia is a species of butterfly native to Africa. This species has a spectacular seasonal dimorphism, that is to say two different color forms depending on the dry season and the wet season. This explains why at the beginning the two forms were classified into two distinct species. The wet season form isContinue Reading Butterflies in Nigeria : Precis octavia
🇬🇧 Morpho butterflies are among the largest butterflies with a wingspan of around 20 cm. These butterflies are found in the tropical forests of Central and South America. The underside of the wings contains ocelli (round spots) imitating eyes of birds to scare these predators. #papillon #papillons #butterfly #butterflies #lepidoptera #nature #insecte #insectes #insects #insectContinue Reading Discover butterflies of the world : Morpho
🇬🇧Following the poll on this butterfly photo below👉 what do you see? a snake 🐍 or an owl 🦉. The majority of people answered that the tips of the butterfly’s wings resembles a snake’s head. According to some scientists, the drawings on its wings help repel predators.
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🇬🇧 What is the link between towls and this butterfly? Caligo butterflies are called owl butterflies. The large eyespots on their hind wings look like the eyes of an owl. These butterflies are mainly found in tropical forests of Central and South America. This butterfly was photographed in the forest of Iguazú National Park inContinue Reading Discover butterflies in the world : Owl butterflies
🇬🇧 Plastic bottles, Toilet Paper Rolls and cardboard packaging for eggs,… do not throw them away… these elements can be recycled to grow seeds. We use these methods for our project to recreate butterfly-plant-ants relationships in the laboratory. But they can be used to grow plants for your garden (flowers, vegetables, fruits). The plastic bottlesContinue Reading Mini greenhouse creation based on recycling
🇬🇧 The Large Blue or Phengaris arion is a threatened butterfly species. Its preferred habitat is dry lawns. The female lays its eggs on its host plant the thyme, hence its name. It is another species of butterfly that needs ants to carry out its cycle of Myrmica ants. The caterpillar feeds on flowers ofContinue Reading Discover butterflies in France : The Large Blue
🇬🇧 In these times of lockdown, the association offers you to travel and escape from your home through butterflies photos of the world. The butterfly in this photo is a Humming-bird Hawk-moth or Macroglossum stellatarum a migratory butterfly that is found in much of Eurasia and North Africa. Here the photo was taken in CreteContinue Reading Discover butterflies of the world : Macroglossum stellatarum
🇬🇧 For english friends : Become a player in protecting butterflies and forests in Nigeria by supporting the project on forest butterflies in Nigeria. To thank you, we have associated donation various gifts : free membership association, sticker, beautiful butterfly card, organic ant Tshirt, Photo album of the project’s butterflies. To discover this project clickContinue Reading Become a player in protecting butterflies and forests in Nigeria