1. Forum user instructions: Short version

  • Tolerance: Please show tolerance against each other and the forum administrators
  • Optional registration (= Creating a user profile and password protection for your user name)
  • No pseudonyms
  • Provide detailed observation data (place, date etc.) for all identification requests
  • Photo upload: Users, who decide to upload their photos to the Lepiforum web server agree on their use for the section "Identification support" (German: Bestimmungshilfe).
  • Copyright: upload only your own photos. No scans from books, photos from third party web pages etc.
  • Data privacy: do not publish any personal data from other people at the forum
  • Answers to identification requests: Mention the scientific name in the subject line
  • Choose meaningful subject lines
  • All contributions regarding one specimen in the same thread - also for the caterpillar and the emerged butterfly
  • Series of identification requests if possible only during the winter months (with less butterflies outside)
  • Identification requests: [Forum 1]; other topics regarding butterflies: [Forum 2]

Link to full length user instructions