25% off lightweight hoodies? Heavy. Use HOODSRGOOD.

On Red Flower Glasswing - Greta Oto

Lepidoptera

Joined November 2010

  • Available
    Products
    24
  • Artist
    Notes
  • Artwork Comments 10

Apparel

Cases & Skins

Wall Art

Home Decor

Bags

Stationery

Artist's Description

Glasswing – Greta Oto
Wings of Wonder – Calendar


Featured in Calendar Shop on April 12/2011


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

Artwork Comments

  • LisaBeth
  • Robert Abraham
  • TomBaumker
  • rasnidreamer
  • Mark Weaver
  • Lepidoptera
  • Janice McCafferty
  • Ray Clarke
  • AnnDixon
  • Brenda Burnett
desktop tablet-landscape content-width tablet-portrait workstream-4-across phone-landscape phone-portrait
desktop tablet-landscape content-width tablet-portrait workstream-4-across phone-landscape phone-portrait

10% off

for joining the Redbubble mailing list

Receive exclusive deals and awesome artist news and content right to your inbox. Free for your convenience.