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  • n. Plural form of lepidopterist.


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  • "It seems," commented the author, "that scientists and lepidopterists from the beginning have had no hesitation in describing and using mounted moth and butterfly specimens for book text and illustration, despite the fact that their colours fade rapidly, that the wings are always in unnatural positions, and the bodies shrivelled.

    Gene Stratton-Porter: A Little Story of The Life and Work and Ideals of "The Bird Woman"

  • Most exciting for Britain's army of amateur moth recorders is the largest influx of the rare flame brocade moth for 130 years, with lepidopterists suspecting that the purplish-brown moth has established a breeding colony at an undisclosed location in Sussex.

    Indian summer sees exotic moths fly in

  • But somehow Mr. Pyle, with his bushy gray beard and long history in the butterfly game, is accorded plenty of respect both by specimen-collecting lepidopterists and the look-but-don 't-touch crowd.

    Butterfly Quest

  • With growing concerns about the fragility of butterfly populations, is there any better way to create a new generation of lepidopterists?

    Is it OK to use a butterfly net?

  • During the 20th century, lepidopterists finally discovered the large blue's secret: when the caterpillar hurls itself from the thyme it never eats leaves or flowers again.

    Butterflies: out of the blue

  • He corresponded with lepidopterists from around the world and once, shyly, displayed his most prized specimens before an entomology class at the University of Seoul.

    The Lady Matador’s Hotel

  • To that end, she enlists cartographers, artists, lepidopterists and tribal activists to illuminate San Francisco via multiple angles and contrasting topics.

    What Does The Guy Who Killed Pluto Have To Say For Himself?

  • A magnificent convolvulus hawk moth was spotted by the Suffolk lepidopterists gliding in downriver along their bank.


  • Having lost touch since schooldays, I had written to Barry Goater from the farm of the Essex lepidopterists, by the wood at Little Horkesley.


  • And in August, Barry sometimes used to take the lepidopterists digging under the tree for the buried chrysalises of the moth.



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