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Butterflies of Ecuador
Butterflies of Colombia - home page of Andrade, G.
Caterpillars, parasitoids and foodplants of Área de Conservación Guanacaste, Costa Rica (D. Janzen, W. Hallwachs)
Caterpillars and Parasitoids of the Eastern Andes in Ecuador
Heliconius research
Nymphalidae Systematics Research Group
Nymphalidae Systematics Research Group molecular voucher specimen database
Mimicry (by J. Mallet)
Gilbert, L. home page (Heliconius)
Jiggins, C. home page (Heliconius, Ithomiinae, evolution, genetics)
Mallet, J home page (Heliconius, Ithomiinae, evolution, mimicry)
Willmott, K.R. home page (Ecuador, Ithomiinae)

Butterfly Farming

Zoonatura Ltda., Bogotá, Colombia
MARIPOSAS. Guía para el Manejo Sostentable de las Mariposas del Perú.
Hostplants of the Neotropical butterflies. Beccaloni, G. W., Viloria, A. L., Hall, S. K. & Robinson, G. S. (2008). Catalogue of the Hostplants of the Neotropical Butterflies/ Catálogo de las Plantas Huésped de las Mariposas Neotropicales. m3m-Monografías Tercer Milenio, Volume 8. Zaragoza, Spain: Sociedad Entomológica Aragonesa (SEA)/Red Iberoamericana de Biogeografía y Entomología Sistemática (RIBES)/Ciencia y Tecnología para el Desarrollo (CYTED)/Natural History Museum, London, U. K. (NHM)/Instituto Venezolano de Investigaciones Científicas, Venezuela (IVIC). 1-536 pp., 1 fig, 3 tabs.


AndinoNET, taxonomy initiative linking tropical Andean countries
GloBIS, Global Butterfly Information System


LepIndex, The Global Butterfly Names Index
Electronic Resources on Lepidoptera, comprehensive resource for Lepidoptera information
Missouri Botanical Garden plant nomenclatural database
International Code of Zoological Nomenclature
How to prepare butterfly specimens
Ithomiinae of Monteverde, Costa Rica (B. Haber)
Key to the Morpho (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae) of Venezuela, by Liliana Velázquez, José Clavijo and Quintín Arias
Species of the tribe Anaeini of Venezuela (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae), byor Francisco Romero (incuding distribution data and maps and specimen images)
Pieridae (Lepidoptera) of Venezuela, by Quintín Arias (incuding distribution data and maps and specimen images)


Image gallery, Florida Museum of Natural History, University of Florida image gallery
Butterflies and moths of Ecuador

Field equipment

BioQuip Products (USA) - entomological supplies, equipment and books (USA), glassine envelopes for specimen storage
Lindner USA, glassine envelopes for specimen storage
Polypropylene tubes for tissue storage for molecular analysis
Ianni Butterfly - Entomological pins
Entomological Accessories Petr Kabatek - Entomological pins, boxes, forceps
String for bait traps