Their metamorphosis has inspired spiritual metaphors and biological debate for centuries.
Butterfly Wing Macro
Small white butterfly egg. Coloured scanning electron micrograph (SEM) of an egg of the small white butterfly (Pieris rapae). (x160) / Jo Angell Design
The Small Green Awlet Butterfly (Burara amara) is found in Northeast India and Southeast Asia. (Photo of caterpillar attached)
Photo of the Week Butterfly wing scales – Butterfly wing scales. Coloured scanning electron micrograph (SEM) of scales from the topside of a wing of an aega morpho (Morpho aega) butterfly.
Blue Morpho - Blauer Morphofalter (Morpho peleides) - Himmelsfalter - (Nymphalidae) - Peleides Blue Morpho - Common Morpho - The Emperor | by gerckens.photo - 6 Million views! Thx my friends