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Date: Tue, 5 Sep 2017 17:53:30 -0400
From: Thomas Krakauer (via carolinaleps Mailing List) <carolinaleps...>
Subject: Re: Locations to find Orange Sulfurs


Please provide some specifics about the numbers that you need for each aspec=
t of your project. I butterfly on private property and before I speak to t=
he owner, I need more details.


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> On Sep 5, 2017, at 12:11 PM, <maerniel...> <maerniel...>=
u> wrote:
> Hello,
> I'm a postdoc at UNC studying Orange Sulfurs (Colias eurytheme) with Dr. J=
> Kingsolver and looking for places to collect them. I'm located in Chapel H=
> so closer to there is better, but I'm willing to travel a long distance if=

> need be (my one current collection site is near Goldsboro, an hour and a h=
> drive for example).
> For a little more detail, I'm working on two projects with the butterflies=
> One is raising their caterpillars in the lab under various conditions. I o=
> need to collect for this once or twice, and I can travel pretty much any
> distance within a day's travel for this. If possible, I'm also looking for=

> Clouded sulfurs (Colias philodice) for this experiment.
> The second project involves regular sampling of smaller numbers to monitor=

> seasonal changes in wing pattern. Since I'm looking to sample every one or=
> weeks, I can't travel quite as far, but anywhere within about a roughly tw=
> hour drive of Chapel HIll will be helpful (I know they're scarce in the
> immediate vicinity since few people grow alfalfa in the area).
> Any tips I can get on places where folks have seen this species would be
> greatly appreciated.
> Thank you,
> Matthew Nielsen