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 NAFI at Laij.fi

* Of easy reckognizable species (e.g. L. virguareae, A. hyperanthus, etc) only a few individuals are caught and photographed.