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Kamehameha butterfly
2014-02-24 09:59:12

[ Watch the Video: Saving the Kamehameha Butterfly ] University of Hawaii at Manoa The Kamehameha butterfly is the state insect of Hawaii and one of two butterflies native to the 50th state. It’s a little smaller than a monarch butterfly. “They’re basically an orange, a kind of deep orange, sometimes almost a rosy, a pinkish hue and they have these white spots on them,” said Will Haines, a University of Hawaii at Manoa researcher from the Department of Plant and Environmental...

2013-10-30 23:35:02

Butterfly Lady continues her fifth year giving away Painted Lady butterfly rearing kits just for the cost of shipping and handling. Rearing kits include live butterfly eggs, habitat container, pre-mixed caterpillar food and easy-to-follow instructions. Lake Worth, FL (PRWEB) October 30, 2013 To share the beauty of butterflies and to teach the biology of their four-stage lifecycle, butterfly farmer Suzanne Tilton gives away butterfly rearing kits featuring Painted Lady butterflies, just...

Disappearing Butterfly Mystery Solved
2012-10-21 10:19:10

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports — Your Universe Online Using radar, researchers have successfully tracked the autumn migration of the painted lady, solving once and for all the mystery of what happened to the butterfly species after it disappeared from the UK at summer's end. While some believed that the colorful species of creature simply died out when the season ended, new research published in the journal Ecography reports they actually flee the UK and head south, migrating...

2009-11-02 17:22:00

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Dennery Marks Inc., a Los Angeles-based branding and celebrity outreach firm introduced their client, Marley Majcher of The Party Goddess to Vanessa Minnillo back in 2008. A year later, Minnillo called on Dennery Marks to have The Party Goddess create a haunted mansion-themed Halloween party for her and boyfriend Nick Lachey. "Liz Dennery Sanders at Dennery Marks Inc. has introduced me to some great brands over the past few years," says Minnillo, "and I...


Latest Vanessa Reference Libraries

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2005-08-25 09:32:00

The Painted Lady (Vanessa cardui) is a well-known colorful butterfly, known in North America as the Cosmopolite. It is one of the most widespread of all butterflies, found on every continent except Australia which has a close relative, the Australian Painted Lady (Vanessa kershawi, sometimes considered a subspecies). Other closely related species are the American Painted Lady (Vanessa virginiensis), and the West Coast Lady (Vanessa anabella). The Painted Lady occurs in any temperate...

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2005-08-25 08:19:43

The Red Admiral, Vanessa atalanta is a well-known colorful butterfly found in temperate Europe, Asia and North America. The species is resident only in warmer areas, but migrates in spring, and sometimes again in autumn. This large butterfly is identified by its striking dark brown, red and black wing pattern. The caterpillars feed on nettles, the adults on flowering plants like the Buddleia and over-ripe fruit.

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Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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