European butterflies and moths European Butterflies and Moths

Gawd, this redesign is getting so exciting we can hardly bear it! Metamorphosis, eat your heart out! We’re very close to calling a lot of the new pages finished, although we expect to continue improving things after we do our soft launch.

I found these beautiful plates in a book called European Butterflies and Moths. There’s a huge collection of gorgeous old things in the Smithsonian Libraries collection on archive.org.

This post was somewhat inspired by a juicy thread over on the NGC4LIB mailing list. What is a butterfly?