Mounting Microlepidoptera

David Smith idleweed at
Tue Jun 19 18:58:15 EDT 2001

      There is an arcticle in the Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society
Volume 48, pages 205-227 that explains Mr. Watkinson's technique in detail.
If you don't live near a university you can usually order copies of journal
arcticles through inter-library loan at your local library. I spread micros
pretty much the same as previously described except I cut up small squares
of tracing paper and stick pins through them so that they are ready to put
over the wings when I am satisfied that they are spread correctly.
Jean-Francois Landry and Bernard Landry wrote the above paper. Watkins and
Doncastle's minutens are the best as far as I am concerned. They have a web
         David Smith
"Grzesiek B" <bangr at> wrote in message
news:9gn0af$pbf$1 at
> Hi,
> Does someone know a WEB pages about mounting "micros" ?
> Thank you in advance,
> Greg


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