Video: A Century of Butterflies and Moths

Collection Manager Jim Boone takes us on a tour through the Herman Strecker Moth and Butterfly Collection. The history of the collection and some its most interesting specimens are explored.

Explore the Field Museum's Lepidoptera collections online, and find out more about the Strecker Collection.  For highlights of the Field Museum's entire insect collection, you can also follow Jim's Insect of the Week to see a variety of specimens collected by Herman Strecker and others over time.