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One Entomoligist, Two Wives

Posted on May 31, 2016 by in The OFI Blog

Sketches found in one of multiple notebooks belonging to Dyar, exhibiting variations of the skiff moth caterpillars.

Dr. Marc Epstein is a Research Associate with the Smithsonian National Museum of National History (NMNH) Department of Entomology. He is also a Senior Insect Biosystematist with the California Department of Food and Agriculture.

Marc recently published a book about scientific innovator Harrison G. Dyar, Jr. entitled Moths, Myths, and Mosquitoes: The Eccentric Life of Harrison G. Dyar, Jr.

You can read more about it in a recent article posted on Smithsonian.com here.