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Meijer Gardens, Grand Rapids, Michigan. The irredescence on the wings are discernible here as a "particulate" pattern. The cool thing is that these reflections are generated by microscales on the wings, being positioned at different angles, and bearing different pigments, often metal-based.

Blogged about at Climate Change blog

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Taken on March 11, 2007
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