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Indian Dead Leaf
The Orange Oakleaf or Dead Leaf (Kallima inachus) is a nymphalid butterfly found in tropical Asia from India to Japan. With wings closed, it closely resembles a dry leaf with dark veins and is a spectacular example of camouflage.
kimberly chadwick dead leaf butterfly nature insect
WONDERFUL shot :)
Thank you Judy, I so appreciate your support as well as your friendship!!
Thank you so much Tony!
Wow, such an interesting butterfly!
I agree, thank you KiriLees! I appreciate that!
What wonderful camouflage this butterfly has, looking just like a leaf !Excellent capture !
They are truly an amazing insect in person. Thank you Trish!
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