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This is the Eighty-Eight Butterfly Callicore cyllene. I shot this on the wall of the church in the small village of FUA near San Jose, Bolivia.

Thank you to robmac for identifying my photo via the group ID Me ~ Nature Photos Only

Nikon D80
1/125
f/5.6
ISO 140
No Flash

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The Wonder of Wings

Tags

bolivia, bug, butterfly, insect, south america, nature, wildlife

Comments

  • DutchLumix
    DutchLumixalmost 4 years ago

    Super beautiful capture !!!

    Kind Regards,
    Erik
    Amsterdam, The Netherlands

  • Thank you! Glad you like it.

    – Jason Weigner

  • Ray Clarke
    Ray Clarkealmost 4 years ago

  • Dawn M. Becker
    Dawn M. Beckeralmost 4 years ago

    Stunning colours…excellent capture :-)

  • Thank you!

    – Jason Weigner

  • JaniceMachado
    JaniceMachadoover 3 years ago

  • robmac
    robmacover 3 years ago

    Hi Jason I believe this is the figure of eight butterfly Family Nymphalidae A species of Callicore possibly C.cyllene cyllene

  • Thank you! I believe you are right, it appears to be Callicore cyllene.

    – Jason Weigner

  • Esperanza Gallego
    Esperanza Gallegoover 3 years ago

  • Thank you so much for the feature!

    – Jason Weigner

  • AndreaEL
    AndreaELover 3 years ago

    CONGRATULATIONS on your wonderful feature, amazing work

  • Thank you so much! Always grateful for your encouraging comment!

    – Jason Weigner

  • BLemley
    BLemleyover 3 years ago

    Beautiful! Congratulations on your feature! Nice that it is ID’d ~ very interesting! Bev

  • Thank you! I was glad when I got it IDed. Someone in the ID Me group nailed it for me.

    – Jason Weigner

  • JacquiJay
    JacquiJayover 3 years ago

    What a fantastic butterfly, like glowing jewels.
    Your photograph certainly deserves its feature!

  • Thank you so much! They are a small, fast little butterfly easily missed but so beautiful if you take the time to stop and watch!

    – Jason Weigner

  • patcheah
    patcheahover 3 years ago

    Exquisite! What a beautiful butterfly,stunning colours,outstanding capture ! Instant fave!

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