Almanac

Digital library, history of lepidopterology (biographies, original descriptions, type specimens), e-books and more
Almanac
Miscellaneous — A place for everything: bibliographies, butterflies in the literature, electronic books
Digital library — Scientific articles (published or not) with lepidopterological content

History of lepidopterology — Biographies of eminent lepidopterists, original descriptions of certain taxa, type specimens

Adalbert Seitz (1860—1938)

— Adalbert Seitz was a German lepidopterist. He was the editor of Gross-Schmetterlinge der Erde (The Macrolepidoptera of the World). This is a sixteen volume work with four supplements…

‘Fossil on a pin’ — Keele University, UK, 1993

— In 1993 I was asked to give a paper on butterfly conservation needs in Africa as part of 25th anniversary symposium organised by the British Butterfly Conservation Society (BCS) at Keele University. This was a lively and interesting affair. Some of the most impressive presentations were those of the several studies on the reasons for the decline of butterflies in the UK…