Completely Connected: Coontie & Atala Butterfly

Dr. Zak Gezon, Disney’s Butterfly Conservation Manager, gave a great talk at the fifth session of the 2018 Florida Medical Entomology Laboratory (FMEL) Volunteer Nature Stewardship Class on 2/17/2018. Part of his talk focused on the awesome atala butterfly (Eumaeus…

National Moth Week – 2017

Moths have been on earth since long before butterflies. Fossil records suggest that moths were here about 190 million years ago. About 20,400 butterflies exist world-wide. 765 butterflies are found in North America, and 189 butterflies are thought to occur…