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Monarch butterfly population drops by more than a quarter in Mexico

The orange and black butterfly covered 2.91 hectares (7.2 acres) of pine and fir forest in the 2016-2017 season, compared to 4.01 hectares last year, a 27.4 per cent fall, the government said.

Butterflies distinguish between plants to lay eggs

Butterflies distinguish between plants to lay eggs

The tropical butterfly Heliconius erato distinguishes between shapes to use them as a cue for choosing the plants on which to feed and lay eggs, shows a new research.

Over 50 species of butterflies spotted in Pange Valley

Over 50 species of butterflies spotted in Pange Valley

Ziro Butterfly Meet has been started as a part of its initiative to create awareness among the local people about the rich biodiversity of the place and the need to conserve them.

Scientists create nanometric butterfly wings

An international team of scientists has developed a technique to replicate biological structures, such as butterfly wings, on a nano scale.