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by benihikage92
Sun Jul 17, 2022 7:25 am
Forum: Insect identification
Topic: Butterfly
Replies: 2
Views: 228

Re: Butterfly

Speyeria cybele krautwurmi ♂?
by benihikage92
Mon Jun 13, 2022 2:39 am
Forum: Lepidoptera
Topic: Urgent help with chrysalids
Replies: 8
Views: 300

Re: Urgent help with chrysalids

Hi Sergey,
Good to hear everything went well.
Kuni
by benihikage92
Sun Jun 12, 2022 7:57 am
Forum: The Porch Light
Topic: bigfoot in Oregon?
Replies: 22
Views: 666

Re: bigfoot in Oregon?

A lumberjack I met at a campground near Bolan Lake in Josephine Co., Oregon in 1979 told me he had seen a bigfoot a few times in his life! :o

Kuni
by benihikage92
Thu Jun 09, 2022 5:52 pm
Forum: Lepidoptera
Topic: Urgent help with chrysalids
Replies: 8
Views: 300

Re: Urgent help with chrysalids

It is a common practice here in Japan to use Polyvinyl acetate glue, like Elmer's glue, to stick pupae of lycaenids on a piece of paper. The picture shows empty cases of Chrysozephyrus ataxus , Artopoetes pryeri , and Favonius cognatus . They all successfully emerged. It didn't cause any harm to the...
by benihikage92
Thu Jun 02, 2022 4:03 pm
Forum: Open Topics
Topic: Which tropical hardwood is best for insect boxes?
Replies: 15
Views: 562

Re: Which tropical hardwood is best for insect boxes?

Teak wood must be absolutely dry before making the boxes, otherwise the wood will split. Normally it must be professionally dried, and after that it will be safe to use to store specimens. Note it is very heavy. I actually think you don't need to use hardwood. I will ask what type of wood those sup...