August 22, 2010

Butterfly.

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11 comments:

Bob said...

Junonia coenia.

edutcher said...

The Blonde is a big butterfly fan, although we rarely, if ever, see anything as splendid as that.

Olbrecht Gardens again?

Nancy Lynn said...

With a few exceptions, moths have feathery antennae, and butterflies have knobs at the end of their antennae. It's a quick way to distinguish between the two.

Bob said...

Also known as a Buckeye.

Indigo Red said...

Butterflies and moths differ in wing storage, too. Butterflies fold their wings vertically while moths lay them horizontal to their bodies.

El Pollo Real said...

Bob Lind Elusive Butterfly from 1966.

AST said...

Psychedelic! All those eyes - I felt like I was falling into the picture.

No, I having been 'doing' anything.

jamboree said...

Nice! I rarely comment on stuff like this, but what is that?

rhhardin said...

Faun with houses.

Faun with butterflies and flowers.

veni vidi vici said...

The idea that butterflies exist at all is such a great one. Nice pic!

HKatz said...

I love this photo, especially the crisp, delicate angle of the wings.