03: Materials & Methods Butterfly Research


  • Lafranchis, T. (2009) Dagvlinders van Europa. KNNV Uitgeverij, Zeist.


  • All* butterflies are caught with a specific insect net.
  • They are tranferred to a petridish, whereafter photographs are taken from the upper and under parts.
  • Thereafter, the butterfly is released.
  • Photo’s are stored in a database.
  • Observations are uploaded to Hatikka.fi
    * Of easy reckognizable species (e.g. L. virguareae, A. hyperanthus, etc) only a few individuals are caught and photographed.