Blue Cracker - Hamadryas amphinome by Lepidoptera

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Blue Cracker – Hamadryas amphinome
Cracker butterflies (also called Calico butterflies) are a neotropical group of medium-sized brush-footed butterfly species of the genus Hamadryas. They acquired their common name due to the unusual way that males produce a “cracking” sound as part of their territorial displays. The most comprehensive work about their ecology and behavior is that of Monge-Najera et al.
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Thank you All for the visit and wonderful support, so very much appreciated.
Butterfly Kisses, Johanna


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My greatest passion in photography is to capture the wonderful Butterfly. I hope you will enjoy my photos of Butterflies as much I do to watch them and to catch their beauty with my photographs. My camera is a Canon EOS 350D with a Canon Close-Up lens 250D. Thank you so much for your visit, the kind comments, the great support and the Love for Butterflies!
Butterfly Kisses, Johanna

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  • Johan  Nijenhuis
    Johan Nijenhuisabout 2 years ago

    Magnificent shot fave

  • jesika
    jesikaabout 2 years ago

    A beautiful insect, of a group completely new to me. A delight to view

  • puffin
    puffinabout 2 years ago

    wonderful shot

  • Larry Trupp
    Larry Truppabout 2 years ago

    WONDERFUL capture

  • Ray Clarke
    Ray Clarkeabout 2 years ago

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  • John44
    John44about 2 years ago

    Outstanding photography Leipi

  • Karen Checca
    Karen Checcaabout 2 years ago


  • Hi Karen, thank you for the Feature in your wonderful group, very much appreciated.
    Butterfly Kisses, Johanna

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  • MarianBendeth
    MarianBendethabout 2 years ago

    Stunning butterfly and capture! Congrats!

  • GemmaWiseman
    GemmaWisemanabout 2 years ago

  • Hi Gemma, thank you for the Feature in your wonderful group, very much appreciated.
    Butterfly Kisses, Johanna

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