A Butterfly Species Is Evolving Without Any Males, Which Is Pretty Amazing

Misandrist butterflies are real.

Karen Fratti | July 21, 2016 - 4:19 pm

Nabokov’s Favorite Butterfly Flies North, And Straight Into Our City, For Spring

Lepidopterists, take note: if you live toward the north, you may have noticed an exceptional amount of orange and black butterflies taking to the skies. These are the Red Admiral…

Rachel Krause | May 12, 2012 - 4:00 pm

Butterfly Accessories: Not Just For Tweens

The butterfly has really gotten a bad rap when it comes to the fashion choices it inspires. Most often it’s relegated to tramp stamps and plastic tween jewelry, but why?

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | November 17, 2010 - 8:00 pm

Spring Has Sprung!

The current cover of The New Yorker features this woman (?) with butterflies all over her head. We are so ready for spring. [This Isn’t Happiness] …

Susannah Breslin | March 24, 2010 - 6:10 pm

Decorative Butterfly Maps For Butterfly Lovers

If you like butterflies but don’t like the idea of looking at them pinned to a board, or if you love maps and are looking for a unique way to…

Susannah Breslin | October 1, 2009 - 12:20 pm

Quick Pic: Fly Away

Apparently butterflies are the “in” insect for Spring ’09. [Emporio Armani fashion show; Milan Fashion Week; 9/21/2008] …

Catherine Strawn | September 22, 2008 - 2:30 pm