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Lepidoptera

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View Resource Children's Butterfly Site

Maintained by the US Geological Survey (USGS), this modest site is a nice starting point for younger users interested in butterflies. All users, however, will enjoy the butterfly photo gallery, which offers pictures of common butterflies from around the world, organized by continent. The section currently contains thumbnail images of butterflies from Western Europe and Britain and North America,...

http://www.kidsbutterfly.org/
View Resource HOSTS - a Database of the World's Lepidopteran Hostplants

This database from the Department of Entomology at the Natural History Museum, London contains information on worldwide caterpillar hostplants. It consolidates a large amount of data on plants that the 22,000 Lepidoptera species eat or otherwise interact with. Users can perform searches using scientific name of either the Lepidoptera or hostplant species, or perform a "drill-down" browse. Search...

http://www.nhm.ac.uk/our-science/data/hostplants/index.html
View Resource The Natural History Museum of London: The Global Lepidoptera Names Index

Created by the Department of Entomology at the Natural History Museum of London (NHM), this website features The Global Lepidoptera Names Index (LepIndex). The Index currently contains a total of 223,214 names spanning 16 superfamilies such as Acanthopteroctetoidea, Bombycoidea, Cossoidea, and Simaethistoidea -- just to name a few. The site is quite comprehensive providing sections on History of...

http://www.nhm.ac.uk/our-science/data/lepindex/index.html
View Resource Online Library of Lepidoptera Resources

This Online Library of Lepidoptera Resources is provided by the International Lepidoptera Survey, a nonprofit "organization devoted to the discovery, determination, and documentation, of new butterflies and moths around the world." The regularly updated Online Library (in pdf format) currently holds 33 pages of hyperlinked titles alphabetically arranged by author. The free publications in the...

http://lepsurvey.carolinanature.com/online.html
View Resource Lepidopterology 3.1

It's pretty safe to say that if Nabokov were alive today, he might be a fan of this latest tiny widget. The widget is called the Lepidopterology.com Widget, and for those with a love of butterflies, it will be considered an essential item. When properly installed, the widget will allow users to learn about the latest content from the site. This particular device is compatible with all computers...

http://download.cnet.com/archive/3000-12565_4-405366.html