A person who studies or collects butterflies and moths.
More example sentences
- 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.
Definition of lepidopterist in:
- The British & World English dictionary