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Amazonian Adelotypa annulifera butterfly is a thief

It seems like you find them everywhere, even in the animal kingdom. This freeloader inhabits in the Amazonas is a rather peculiar butterfly. It turns out that this species of butterfly simply picks up the bamboo secretions from ants and simply flies away with it. This relationship, known as…

New butterfly species named for David Attenborough

A new species of butterfly has been discovered in the Amazon Basin, which includes a 310 mile stretch of the Amazon River that runs through the northern part of Brazil, Columbia and Venezuela. Andrew Neild, an associate at the Natural History Museum in London, England is the lead author of the…

How can you join a butterfly count?

“Big Butterfly Count” is a platform that aims at a nationwide survey that helps to know the health condition of the environment. This platform was launched in the year 2010 and in the period of 6 years, it has become the largest website that provides butterfly surveys from all over the…