a moth: genus novo – herbert george wells

“This is the reverse of mimicry. Instead of a butterfly looking like a stone, here is a stone looking like a butterfly!”

without spoiling the story the main characters are entomologists and it begins rather sciencey and straight, wells even includes [false] footnotes, but the moth enters and, despite the fact that it should be an object to be studied/researched/something rational, …

hopefully that didn’t give away too much. it won’t take long so give it a read because the pdf is below. i think i should read more h g wells.

a moth: genus novo