- The glasswings are awesome! - Batikart ... handicapped ... sorry for no comments
Glasswing - Greta oto
Butterflies have colorful wings due to a mosaic of scales on their
wings. The Glasswing butterfly of Central America has areas of its
wings that are devoid of scales and thus have no color in some wing
This image was made at the Magic Wings Butterfly Conservatory and Gardens in South Deerfield, Massachusetts near the University of Massachusetts where I graduated as an entomology (insect) major many years ago. I am no longer in that field but have always had a fondness for nature.