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History of the Butterfly, Part 103: Where are the Oarisma Poweshiek Type Specimens?

Or:¬† What happens to a butterfly in a tornado? Presumably most of the specimens of Oarisma poweshiek (then called Hesperia powesheik)¬†that Henry and Helen Parker collected were deposited in a major museum, specifically the largest museum west of the Mississippi … Continue reading


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