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botanicalmoment, Contributor
Biography:

Most of my formal scientific training has been with plants - part of the reason I got into bugs was because they kept popping up in all of the pictures I was trying to take of the local vegetation! I am still very much a novice when it comes to arthropods, but I'm always interested in learning more.

I travel a lot, and I try to take pictures of insects wherever I go. I'm very fond of moths.

"Bright-black-eyed silvery creature, brushed with brown,
The wings not folded in repose, but spread.
(Who would you be, I wonder, by those marks
If I had moths to friend as I have flowers?)"

-Robert Frost, "To a Moth Seen in Winter"