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I failed to find the Poweshiek Skipper (but my trip was still a success)

I have a particular obsession with a butterfly that I have never seen (at least in the adult stage). ¬†Oarisma poweshiek was discovered in Grinnell, Iowa and described by Henry Parker in 1870. ¬†Or maybe his wife discovered it–but that … Continue reading

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