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Ruskosinisiipi, Plebeius eumedon - Perhoset - LuontoPortti

The Geranium Argus (Plebejus eumedon) is a butterfly of the Lycaenidae family. It is found in the Palearctic ecozone. The wingspan is mm. The butterfly flies from May to August depending on the location.The larvae feed on Geranium species.

The Sorrel Sapphire (Heliophorus sena) is a small butterfly found in India that belongs to the Lycaenids or Blues family.

The Sorrel Sapphire (Heliophorus sena) is a small butterfly found in India that belongs to the Lycaenids or Blues family.

Little Metalmarks butterfly always a joy to see, Coastal Plain, North Carolina

The Little Metalmark (Calephelis virginiensis). This is a tiny metalmark and it's easily overlooked. It is found in the coastal plain inside of open pine savannas.

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Yellow Flat(Mooreana trichoneura trichoneura)v photographed by Khew SK. Found in Malaysia, Singapore and Thailand.

Mariposa Sudamerica

Female Leopard Lacewing ~ The colors of the female are a lot more muted than the male, but you can see the same overall pattern, including the scallop markings around the wing edges.

The Bi-spot Royal (Ancema ctesia) is a species of blue butterfly found in Pakistan and India. The larvae feed on Viscum articulatum.

The Bi-spot Royal (Ancema ctesia) is a species of blue butterfly found in Pakistan and India. The larvae feed on Viscum articulatum.

Butterflies of Europe - © Adrian Hoskins   THECLA BETULAE -  There are over 440 species of butterfly found in mainland Europe, including 57 which have resident populations in the UK.

Butterflies of Europe - © Adrian Hoskins THECLA BETULAE - There are over 440 species of butterfly found in mainland Europe, including 57 which have resident populations in the UK.

Peeping in on the Process of Turning Caterpillar to Butterfly In elementary school, we learn that caterpillars turn into butterflies and moths through a process called metamorphosis. But what really goes on within the hardened chrysalis has continued to puzzle scientists. Now, computer tomography scans have allowed researchers to peep in on the caterpillar-to-butterfly action taking place inside the chrysalis, The Scientist reports.

Peeping in on the Process of Turning Caterpillar to Butterfly

Great Blue Zalmoxis (Papilio zalmoxis) Papilio zalmoxis

The Great Blue Zalmoxis (Papilio zalmoxis) is the largest butterfly in all of Africa. Incredibly crisp and pristine, beautiful veins and light blue color.

We were out digging in the garden when this fellow landed on our fence. Not sure what species... but exotic-looking for sure!

We were out digging in the garden when this fellow landed on our fence. Not sure what species. but exotic-looking for sure!

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