Canon EOS 350D, Closeup lens 250D, 1/15sec, F/5, ISO-100
Location: Butterfly Valley, Luttelgeest, Netherlands, Europe
Date: October 1/2010

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The Glasswing (Greta oto) is a brush-footed butterfly, and is a member of the subfamily Danainae, tribe Ithomiini, subtribe Godyridina. Its wings are translucent, with a wingspan of 2.2 to 2.4 in (5.6 to 6.1 cm). Its most common English name is glasswing, and its Spanish name is “espejitos”, which means “little mirrors.” Indeed, the tissue between the veins of its wings looks like glass, as it lacks the coloured scales found in other butterflies. The opaque borders of its wings are dark brown sometimes tinted with red or orange, and its body is dark in color.
Source: Wikipedia

Hey, my name is Jo and you are
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My Artist Name Jokus means, that my Art is signed with a Kiss (kus) from Me (Jo)
I live & work in The Netherlands and my passion is to go for long photo shoots in nature, the beauty on Mother Earth is so very wonderful and its a great pleasure to share it with you all.
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  • AnnDixon
    AnnDixonover 4 years ago

    BEAUTIFUL capture, hope you are well, hugs Ann

  • Thank you so much Ann for the beautiful comment!
    All is well, thanks & hugs, Jokus ;)

    – Jo Nijenhuis

  • steppeland
    steppelandover 4 years ago

    Ja, mooi, Jokus!

  • Dankjewel Steppeland voor je aardige berichtje!
    Groetjes, Jokus ;)

    – Jo Nijenhuis

  • Ray Clarke
    Ray Clarkeover 4 years ago

  • Thanks Ray for the welcome in the group!
    Warm Greetings, Jokus ;)

    – Jo Nijenhuis

  • Warren  Patten
    Warren Pattenover 4 years ago

    Stunning capture Jokus..

  • Thanks Warren for the kind comment!
    Warm Greetings, Jokus ;)

    – Jo Nijenhuis

  • Gareth Jones
    Gareth Jonesover 4 years ago

    superb capture

  • Thanks Gareth for the super comment!
    Warm Greetings, Jokus ;)

    – Jo Nijenhuis

  • Naveen  Sharma
    Naveen Sharmaover 4 years ago

    Beautiful Work Mam !

  • Hello Naveen, Thank you so much for the kind comment Sir!
    Warm Greetings, Jokus ;)

    – Jo Nijenhuis

  • foppe47
    foppe47over 4 years ago

    WOW super plaat FAV
    Groetjes Foppe

  • Dankjewel Foppe voor the big WOW en Fav …., zo lief van je;)
    Groetjes, Jokus ;)

    – Jo Nijenhuis

  • barnsis
    barnsisover 4 years ago

    Beautiful, wow I have never seen one with see through wings

  • Thank you so much Byron and Julie for the sweet comment, like it;))
    Warm Greetings, Jokus ;)

    – Jo Nijenhuis

  • JaniceMachado
    JaniceMachadoover 4 years ago

  • Thanks Janice for the welcome in the group!
    Warm Greetings, Jokus ;)

    – Jo Nijenhuis

  • Marvin Collins
    Marvin Collinsover 4 years ago

    Wow, that’s gorgeous Jokus, congratulations on capturing this so beautifully!!

  • Thank you so much Marvin for the super great comment, so kind;)
    Warm Greetings, Jokus ;)

    – Jo Nijenhuis

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