Dear visitor, welcome to the “General information” menu. My website contains several guides, instructions, menu’s and more. To make navigating easier, please select the page you want to visit below.
About cocoons and pupae – This section contains instructions on how to care for pupae and cocoons and how to optimise the emergence of adult butterflies and moths, and overwintering them in their pupal stages.
About caterpillars, eggs and adults – This section contains information about taking care of caterpillars, eggs and adult butterflies/moths, including some tips on rearing setups, containers and archieving pairings.
About me + FAQ – About me, the owner of this website (Bart Coppens) including some frequently asked questions and contact information.
About this website – About the purpose, future, scope and long term goals of my website breedingbutterflies.com, for those curious about my website itself and any potential updates.
Brechlin & Meister species – About the nature and current status of what are generally regarded as the “COI-based” species.
Caresheets – information and breeding guides about a wide selection of butterflies and moths in captivity
Dictionary (terms) – A dictonary of entomological terms that you may find on this website. Useful for both beginners and veterans!
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.
Pairing (silk)moths – How to pair adults in captivity and produce fertile offspring, including tips on handpairing
Products (sales) – To support this website and my hobby, I am working on providing a range of books, rearing containers, moth specimens, information and more. Take a look!
Publications & projects – This page contains a wide range of media that is relevant to me and my research. Contains my scientific publications, interviews, special media and reports.
Releasing butterflies and moths – This is about releasing captive bred butterflies and moths in the wild.
The full species list – Take a look at the full list of caresheets this website has to offer, arranged by aphabetical order.
The rearing archives – The rearing archives is a community project that allows users to submit their own stories and rearing experiences.
Contribute and help! – Support me and my mission to study all the moth species in the world, my website, my scientific projects and more, and be eligible for rewards too.
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