A person who studies or collects butterflies and moths.
- Some lepidopterists believe that the Xerces Blue was the same species as Silvery Blue.
- A rare comma butterfly was spotted in the garden in Grassington of lepidopterist James Birdsall.
- It could be likened to the specialised needs of a lepidopterist researching the markings of a species of butterflies to be found only in Borneo.
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