Butterflies for collections

Anthony Cynor acynor at fullerton.edu
Wed Sep 22 16:10:01 EDT 1999

Since there are a number of individuals the answer would be yes regarding some
individual or other.

Terry Fluke wrote:

> I'm new to this list, and I was just wondering, what do lepidopterists
> exactly do?  Is it study moths and butterflies?  Or do you collect
> butterflies ect. for collections and/or retail  to other collectors?  If it
> is retail sales, are they dead or alive when you collect them.  If they are
> alive when you collect them, and another collector wants them for their
> collection, do you have to kill them or do you just wait till they naturely
> expire?
> Just curious.
> Terry

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