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A butterfly net is one of several kinds of nets used to collect insects. The entire bag of the net is generally constructed from a lightweight mesh to minimize damage to delicate butterfly wings. Other types of nets used in insect collecting include beat nets and sweep nets. Orders See taxonomy Insects (Class Insecta) are a major group of arthropods and the most diverse group of animals on the Earth, with over a million described species — more than all other animal groups combined [1]. Insects may be found in nearly all environments on the planet, although only a... Look up net in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Insect collection is historically a widespread, essential predecessor of scientific entomology and at the same time the formerly (up to the 2nd world war) popular educational hobby of collecting insects, that has left traces namely in European cultural history, literature and songs (e. ...

It is seen in the Zelda series that the main character, Link, often uses a butterfly net in order to capture faeries and bees.

Sweep nets can be used to catch orgasms

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The net should be at least 24 inches deep, allowing you to trap the butterfly in the deep end of the net without harming it.
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