Get Her Name Even if She Doesn't Tell You: Names of Butterflies Provided | Be Korea-savvy

Get Her Name Even if She Doesn’t Tell You: Names of Butterflies Provided


SEJONG, Sept. 10 (Korea Bizwire)The National Institute of Biological Resources announced that they will be providing a service where one can search for the names of 200 species of butterflies inhabiting Korea.


The service is provided at the homepage of the institute ( By selecting the color, pattern and shape of a butterfly, the correct name of the species can be known.


The service is provided through an image-based biological distinguishing system. This means that the species is identified through image data.

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The institute is planning to develop a service that will also search and distinguish names of animals and plants.

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