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"evolution is written on the wings of butterflies"
Charles Darwin

Welcome is a free online forum and resource portal for people interested in the study and conservation of butterflies and moths. Our aim is to build a vibrant community of enthusiasts and professionals from across the globe. New members are very welcome to join us.


Our public forums cover a wide variety of subjects within lepidopterology and can be viewed by all site visitors. By signing up and logging in, members have access to additional forum categories and resources. Members can join conversations, post their own topics, ask questions, research species, comment on existing posts and upload photos, videos, documents etc.

In addition to our public forums we also provide a restricted access Science Talk category, specifically for professional lepidopterists, entomologists, conservationists and academics. This forum is useful for qualified individuals who wish to converse with their peers without the risk of their posts being overlooked in the public forums.

Thank-you for your interest in our growing community. Please take a look at the forums and sign up to join us. It's free!