Fossil Friday: The Abrupt Origin of Butterflies

abrupt appearance, animal phyla, butterflies, caddisfly, Cambrian Explosion, Darwinian theory, Early Cretaceous, Eocene, Evolution, Florissant, Fossil Friday, fossil record, Hesperiidae, Intelligent Design, Lepidoptera, macrolepidopterans, Mesozoic, moth, Nymphalidae, paleontology, Papillionidae, Pieridae, Prodryas persephone, Tertiary Butterfly Explosion
This phenomenon could rightfully be called a Tertiary Butterfly Explosion analogous to the Cambrian Explosion of animal phyla. Source
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For Labor Day Weekend: Alfred Russel Wallace, Scientist and Working Man

Alfred Russel Wallace, Alfred Russel Wallace: A Rediscovered Life, beetles, butterflies, Charles Darwin, Evolution, Indiana Jones, Intelligent Design, intelligent evolution, Janet Browne, Labor Day, Lepidoptera, livelihood, Michael Flannery, Robert Darwin, Robert McCormick, summer, The Beagle, The World of Life
Take a moment to consider the impact of labor on the development of evolutionary theory. Source
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