Breeding the British Butterflies

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A practical handbook covering all aspects of butterfly breeding, including general techniques, equipment and hints on how to breed each of the British species.

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Breeding the British Butterflies
by P. W. Cribb

A practical handbook covering all aspects of butterfly breeding, including general techniques, equipment and hints on how to breed each of the British species.

Contents

  1. Why breed butterflies?
  2. Preparation of foodplants
  3. Alternative foodplants
  4. Foodplants for adult butterflies
  5. Breeding cages
  6. Disease
  7. Hand-pairing techniques
  8. Breeding methods and techniques
  9. Notes on species:
  10. Swallowtail
  11. The Whites (Pieridae)
  12. The Nymphalidae
  13. The Satyridae
  14. The Lycaenidae
  15. The Duke of Burgundy
  16. The Skippers (Hesperiidae)
  17. Useful references

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