RIP Charles Lee Remington

The man whose breath is the breathing of small white butterflies...
- Erica Jong, The Man Under the Bed

It's not often that we see the Page Three element in the life of a biologist elbowing into the foreground. But more people are likely to remember Charles Lee Remington for his association with Lolita author Vladmir Nabokov than for his path-breaking evolutionary study of butterflies. Or for his patient longitudinal study of the Magicicada (including an account of its taste, which he described as akin to good venison). Some that worked with him may remember his ties. Flutter on into the afterlife, Prof.