Special Butterfly Discovered Ignites Awe Among Lepidopterists

January 10, 2015 8:40 PM

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Special Butterfly Discovered Ignites Awe Among Lepidopterists

“I thought: ‘Somebody’s fooling with me. It’s just too perfect,’” said Chris Johnson, a volunteer at the museum. “Then I got goose bumps.”

Johnson found a beautiful specimen with the characteristics of both male and female butterflies. Each wing had different markings, splitting the butterfly in half with different genetic characteristics.

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