Iridescent blue sutures of a Pierre Shale ammonoid in the Alf Museum collections…stunning!!! #obsessed #lovemyjob #iwantnailpolishthiscolor

My obsession with Malachites knows no bounds! Can’t help myself. #nhmla #nofilter

Mexican bluewing (Myscelia ethusa) now in the Butterfly Pavilion @nhmla! #nofilternecessary #lepidoptera

Malachite butterfly wing close-up. Thank you, evolution, for colors as lovely as these. #nofilter

We’ve got Malachite (Siproeta stelenes) butterflies! They’re the “gems” of the butterfly world. #nhmla #nofilter Photo taken by me.