Mikhail Evgenievich Vinogradov

(1927–2007)


A prominent zoologist, one of the leading experts in amphipods of the World, author of several significant books on their biology, member of the Russian Academy of Sciences.

Meanwhile, he is an active butterfly collectioner who has been gathering for many years rare representatives of this insect group both in Russia and in some tropical regions he visited during scientific expeditions. He donated to the Museum his finely prepared collection of butterflies several years ago.




The Red Admiral (Vanessa atalanta)