Monday Montage

How about some pretty butterfly stamps for your morning? These are  from‘s photo stream.  Insects on stamps are pretty common, and there is a large review from 1990 in American Entomologist:

From 1892 to 1988, there have been 4,971 postage stamps depicting insects or their close allies issued by 289 countries from Afghanistan to Zimbabwe. Collectors of these insect-related stamps are said to practice “entomophilately.“