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#41 Antee

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Posted 10 June 2016 - 11:42 PM

Well... not a Butterfly but a Moth... 

One of the biggest in the world with 22cm wingspan. Another amazing creature native to the rainforest in Madagascar.

Comet Moth - Mantadia NP -  Madagascar.

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Posted 25 July 2016 - 09:30 PM

Pipevine Swallowtails look like very different butterflies depending if they are at rest and their wings are folded or not.  They are black with bluish-green metallic color on the hind wings.

 

 These Pipevine Swallowtails were photographed in July in the Smoky Mountains of Tennessee, USA, which is the only place I have ever seen them.

 

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