A stick insect(Achrioptera fallax,male)with fantastic shiny blue colour and short,bright red wings.Madagascar.In this picture he’s eating a dry Eucalyptus-leaf.


stick insect, achrioptera fallax, male, blue, red wings, madagascar, eucalyptus leaf


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  • Josie Jackson
    Josie Jacksonabout 2 years ago

    Fantastic macro and what amazing colour and angle, Love this :o)x

  • Thanks Josie.Yes,it’s a beauty.:)

    – jimmy hoffman

  • carol brandt
    carol brandtabout 2 years ago

    you make the strangest things look beautiful :)

  • That’s a very nice compliment!I appreciate it.

    – jimmy hoffman

  • Carol Knudsen
    Carol Knudsenabout 2 years ago

    Such personality in this little guy!

  • Haha,yes,indeed!Thanks.:)

    – jimmy hoffman

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