Monarch

Peacock Swallowtail

Rhetus dysoni

Madagascan sunset moth

Gorgeous close-ups of the scales that make up butterfly wings.
(via A study of Butterfly Wings by Linden Gledhill (NOTCOT))

One Comment

  1. Oh, it’s wonderful to see you posting again! Doesn’t Mother Nature do the most mysterious and magical work? One would never guess what these were unless told. The last photo looks like Christmas ribbon!

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