BUTTERFLY WEBSITES ONLINE
'Hill House Publishers (Melbourne & London)
publishers of fine books in
Natural History and science, authentic facsimiles of
antiquarian works, maps and prints.
Butterflies of North America
The U.S. Geological Survey's guide to the butterflies
of the US and northern Mexico, including a
photographic identification guide, county checklists,
and more. www.butterfliesandmoths.org
A website dedicated to the study of the monarch
butterfly and its yearly migration.
Where Do Butterflies Come From?
A simple guide from the Howard Hughes Medical
Institute, including a fun project for kids.
Butterflies and Moths
Searchable database of generic names and type
species. From The Natural History Museum, London.
NBII Children's Butterfly Site
Kids can learn all about butterflies and moths at
this site. It includes a coloring page with the life
cycle of the Monarch, and a gallery of pictures.
Yukon Butterflies - butterfly activities and lessons
Watch an on-line metamorphosis and learn about the
life-cycle of the Painted Lady Butterfly. Developed
by Yukon Grade three classes complete with
Butterfly Pavilion & Insect Center(Colorado)
At our 30,000 square foot facility, 250,000 people a
year (including 35,000 children), explore a tropical
rainforest with 1,200 free flying butterflies, hold a
friendly tarantula and enjoy a hands-on experience of
the world of invertebrates.
What is a Butterfly? -- A comprehensive on-line
hypertext book about butterflies. It is designed for
people of all ages and levels of comprehension.
Field Museum Butterfly Collection -- A well-crafted
guidebookwith common questions and answers.
Missouri Botanical Garden Butterfly House -- Garden
in St. Louis renowned for its fundamental botanical
research, horticultural displays and education
Includes a butterfly house.
Insects.org Bug Bios
A butterfly wing pattern module of Class Insecta!
Adopt-An-Insect Project, was developed to explore the
world of insects at Havana Junior High School.
The project pages includes procedures, objectives,
lesson plans, and an assortment of links.
Butterfly World's Bring Back the Butterflies campaign
is a North American effort to help people bring large
numbers of butterflies back to our landscape. It is a
call for people across the Continental United States
and Canada to build a small garden in an effort to
reverse the ongoing destruction of butterfly habitat
in their local area. www.butterflyworld.com/campaign.html
Butterfly Gardening, your guide to creating and
maintaining a backyard wildlife habitat.
A butterfly garden is an easy way to both see more
butterflies and to contribute towards their
conservation, since many natural butterfly habitats
have been lost to urbanization and other development…
Captain’s European Butterfly Guide: There are
approximately 440 species of Butterfly in Europe and
North Africa. I have seen but a small part of them
but hope eventually to come across most of them and
perhaps include them in these pages, currently there
are 263 species included.
The Swallowtail Butterfly in Italy,The Queen
Butterfly of Italian Gardens: One of the most
spectacular sights in Italian gardens has to be the
European swallowtail butterfly flitting, effortlessly
over lavender, buddleja, valerian or any other
HOSTS - a Database of the World's Lepidopteran
Hostplants, Natural History Museum, brings together
an enormous body of information on what the world's
butterfly and mth (Lepidoptera) caterpillars eat.