Monarch Butterfly

C. Wernicke sac65531 at
Mon Nov 1 10:37:05 EST 1999

On 24 Oct 1999 21:30:26 GMT, semjase at (Semjase) wrote:
>If parts of the wing are available repair can be made with superglue, model
>airplane cement or nail polish. The problem is holding the butterfly still
>enough to do the repair as it takes practice.

interesting... would it be possible to safely anaesthetize the insect
to perform this?  certainly ether would be a dicey option, but what
about such commercial preparations as Fly Nap?  i have used it in
genetics lab for drosophila and it works very well.

just a thought.


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