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Pierrot butterflies take scientists from museum collections to the outdoors and back!

In a study, researchers from the National Centre for Biological Sciences (NCBS), Bangalore have resolved the taxonomic challenge of butterflies in the Tarucus genus, also called Pierrots. Published in the journal Tropical Lepidoptera Research, the study was partially funded by the Department of Science and Technology (DST) and the Council of Scientific Research (CSIR).