butterfly collector :
- n an entomologist who specializes in the collection and study of butterflies and moths
News & Articles
- Historian Views 19th Century America Through Lens of Butterfly Collecting
Columbia history professor William R. Leach’s interests cross over many fields—and meadows too. As a lifelong butterfly collector, Leach has traversed open fields, streambeds and orchards in pursuit of the flying insects whose metamorphosis from fuzzy caterpillar to beautiful winged creature has inspired generations of artists and poets.Now he has parlayed his experience into a book showing how ...
July 11, 2013 - Columbia University News