Bart’s Lepidoptera notes

Below you can find many education articles that focus on butterflies and moths. People enjoy, and note some may contain personal opinions!

Hall of rarities & weirdos – The “hall of fame” – the most unusual, rare, beautiful or obscure species I have bred that could not be made into caresheets as their full life cycle was not recorded in captivity by me.

Brechlin & Meister species – About the nature and current status of what are generally regarded as the “COI-based” species.

My dream species – Here are some species that I would love to breed most.

The sad story of Urania sloanus – About Urania sloanus, an extinct species of day-flying  Uraniidae moth from Jamaica.

World’s biggest butterfly – About Queen Alexandra’s Birdwing (Ornithoptera alexandrae)

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The aim of this website is to provide information about many species of moths and butterflies around the world, with a slight focus on rearing them in captivity.

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