Video Library

Raising Butterflies Video Library 

Below is an list of videos scattered throughout the site designed to provide information on how to raise butterflies.    

 

How to Find eggs or caterpillars

 

 

 

 

Finding Caterpillars: Monarch Caterpillars in the Intermountain West

3:20

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Finding Caterpillars: Indra and Anise Swallowtails on L. graveolens

3:48

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Finding Caterpillars: Painted Lady Caterpillars on Thistles

1:55

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Finding Caterpillars: Bordered Patch Butterfly Gregarious Caterpillars

1:06

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Finding Caterpillars: Beating the Bushes for Lycaenid Caterpillars

2:04

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Finding Caterpillars: Finding Caterpillars on Isolated Host Plants

2:27

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Finding Caterpillars: Lorquin's Admiral Hibernacula on Willows

2:20

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Finding Caterpillars: Red Spotted Purple Hibernacula on Black Cherry

2:15

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Finding Caterpillars: Yuma Skippers on Common Reed

2:05

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Finding Caterpillars: Ants that Congregate and Tend Lycaenid Caterpillars

1:03

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Finding Caterpillars: Satyr Commas and Milbert's Tortoiseshells

3:27

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Finding Caterpillars:  Red Admirals on Stinging Nettle

4:27

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Finding Caterpillars:  Milbert's Tortoiseshells on Stinging Nettle

1:54

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Finding Caterpillars:  Red Admirals on Stinging Nettle (Utah Bug Club)

1:05

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Finding Caterpillars:  Dun Skipper Larvae on sedges

0:55

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Finding Caterpillars:  Least Tropical Skipperling Larvae on aquatic grasses

2:34

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Finding Pupae: Dun Skippers on sedges

1:58

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Finding Pupae: Dr. Andy Warren-Finding Giant Yucca Skipper Larvae and Pupae   

9:18

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Setting up Female Butterflies to Lay Eggs

 

 

 

Female Oviposition: Getting eggs out of Euphilotes ancilla females

3:27

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Female Oviposition: Getting eggs out of Asterocampa celtis females

2:20

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Female Oviposition: Margined white females lays eggs

2:39

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Female Oviposition: Texas viceroy lays eggs in the wild

1:07

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Female Oviposition: Parnassius female lays an egg on a ROCK!

0:31

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Female Oviposition: Buckeye females lay eggs on plantain

0:32

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Female Oviposition: Nevada viceroy lays eggs on willow

1:41

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Female Oviposition: Papilio indra female lays egg on L. scabrum

0:13

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Caring for Eggs, Caterpillars and Pupae

 

 

 

Caterpillar Setups: Three Methods of Raising Checkerspot Larvae

4:15

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Caterpillar Setups: Forcing Speyeria Larvae out of Diapause

4:22

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Caterpillar Setups: Raising Speyeria Larvae in an Open Terrarium

0:41

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Caterpillar Setups: When is a caterpillar set to molt and why is that important?

2:40

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Caterpillar Setups: Moving smaller caterpillars

1:12

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Caterpillar Setups: Raising indra swallowtails using multiple techniques

2:34

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Caterpillar Setups: Using Netted Sleeves to Raise Mourning Cloaks

3:13

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Caterpillar Setups: Viceroy and Weidemeyer's Admiral Caterpillar Similarities

1:45

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Caterpillar Setups: Indra swallowtails daily routine using closed containers

1:53

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Caterpillar Setups: Indra swallowtail caterpillar parasitized by braconid wasp

0:45

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Caterpillar Setups: Magdalena alpine on potted grass

1:46

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Caterpillar Setups: Raising Red Admiral Caterpillars

2:14

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Caterpillar Setups: Raising Red Spotted Purple Caterpillars

3:42

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Caterpillar Setups: Using the Twin cup method Part I

2:07

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Caterpillar Setups: Using the Twin cup method Part II

1:31

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Caterpillar Setups: Garita Skipperlings Using the Twin Cup Method

3:19

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Caterpillar Setups: Crescentspots Using the Twin Bucket Method

2:14

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Caterpillar Setups: What to do when a swallowtail is ready to make a chrysalis?

1:38

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Caterpillar SetupsSetting up Poanes taxiles first instar larvae on grass 2:53 Play  

Overwintering Techniques:  Folded Facial Tissue in Squat Tub

2:46

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Emergence from Pupa: Male viceroy emerges from its chrysalis

4:51

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General Butterflies

 

 

 

The elusive indra swallowtail butterfly

1:59

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Big Springs Hollow Mud Puddling Party

2:54

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Baird's Swallowtail female nectars on Cleome serrulata

2:17

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