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Insect Information : How Do Butterflies Mate?

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Published on Jan 25, 2009

When butterflies mate, the male or female will perform courtship movements and release pheromones, the butterflies will turn abdomen to abdomen and then mate for an hour or more. The male butterfly will pass the female a sperm packet that is used for fertilizing eggs. Discover more about how butterflies mate and lay several hundred eggs with information from an entomologist and insect specialist in this free video on butterflies.

Expert: Mike Quinn
Bio: Mike Quinn has a Master of Science degree in entomology from Texas A&M University.
Filmmaker: Todd Green

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