Each specimen is presented with a scale bar of 1 cm (5 cm for Sphingidae and larger moths). All specimens illustrated have been caught by J. le Duchat d'Aubigny and B. Lalanne-Cassou from 1980 and 1986, unless otherwise stated.
Papilionoidea - Butterflies
We wish to gratefully acknowledge all colleagues who welcomed and helped us:
in the United States, E.L. Todd and R.W Poole (United States National Museum in Washington),
J.G. Franclemont (Cornell University) and M.S. Adams ;
in London, A. Watson, I.J. Kitching, M. Honey, D. Goodger and A. Hayes (British Museum, Natural History) ;
in Berlin, H.J. Hannemann and W. Mey (Museum für Naturkunde der Humboldt-Universität) ;
in Paris, C. Lemaire, J. Minet, H. de Toulgoët and P. Viette (Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle).
We thanks also the entomologists who sent us their data (Fortuné Chalumeau, Gérard Chovet, Francis Deknuydt, André Delplanque, Jean Etienne, Henri Griffon, Jean-Claude Malausa, Philippe Ryckewaert) or their comments.
Thanks also to Philip Butler, (Translation Service of INRA), who reviewed the English texts and to Caroline Malotaux who helped us to develop this database on the INRA server.
You may send your comments directly at webpapillon @ jouy.inra.fr (without spaces).
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