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The Lepidopterist’s Collection

The Lepidopterist’s Collection

Mine is a flimsy passion. Awe for false eyes.
Mothy deceptions. Zigzag symmetry.
A simple color-code: I may be toxic.

Mounting butterflies is tricky — 152 more words


Adult Butterflies Emerging, Mating & Laying Eggs

Butterflies that remain in New England during the winter spend it in one of many stages – some as eggs, others as larvae or pupae, and a few as adults. 186 more words


Mourning Cloak butterflies are native in North America and Eurasia. They are a large species, one of the longest with a wingspan of up to four inches. 154 more words


Mourning Cloak

Yesterday at Occoquan Bay National Wildlife Refuge I finally spotted my first full-sized butterfly of the spring, which was, not surprisingly, a Mourning Cloak butterfly ( 48 more words


A Butterfly Moment

Mourning Cloak on Felled Birch

“The butterfly counts not months but moments, and has time enough.”

~Rabindranath Tagore

I looked through my records, and it doesn’t appear that I have ever posted this painting so I thought I would this morning. 133 more words

Melissa Blue Fine Art

Anti-Fascist Ideology and Delicate Melody: An Introduction To Underdark

In the relatively short period since their formation, Nottingham’s Underdark have crafted a mature sound which fuses the aesthetics of black metal with the atmospherics of shoegaze to create a style that is unique enough to allow them to stand above the litany of atmospheric black metal currently in rotation. 1,736 more words

Black Metal

The mourning cloak.

This picture was taken in early August and I was quite surprised to see this big butterfly. It is generally seen often in the Spring but not really late Summer. 19 more words