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Feathers of the Gods and Other Stories from the Australian Museum

Winged tribute
David Britton displays one of the type specimens of the Southern Pink Underwing Moth, Phyllodes imperialis smithersi. The scientific name recognises the contributions to entomology of the Australian Museum scientist Courtenay Smithers, who died in 2011.

Read the full story in Feathers of the Gods and Other Stories from the Australian Museum.

Photographer:
Stuart Humphreys
Rights:
© Australian Museum

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