The endangered butterfly Gonepteryx maderensis, commonly called the Madeira brimstone, lives in the mountains of the Madeira islands. As caterpillers, they feed on just one type of tree, which is itself threatened by an invasive plant species. Levon Biss
Showcased in the American Museum of Natural History’s exhibition, 'Extinct and Endangered: Insects in Peril,' the pictures are working to shift visitors’ perceptions of bugs as pests.
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