Quiz Bio: Annette Braun

Annette Braun (24 Aug 1884 – 27 Nov 1978) was an accomplished and skilled entomologist. She was much shyer than her sister Lucy. On trips with her sister, she’d be examining and sketching the insects. Together, they saw the importance of both trees and insects to a wider world. Annette described and named over 340 species in her lifetime and published four major monographs and many papers on moths, her special interest being in moths with larvae that live as leaf miners. In addition to those she named, two moths are named after her. ““Oh, Ann[ette], you beautiful, rule-breaking moth.