Large tree nymph in flight.
Shutter speed 1/2000 sec.
Image 1
The rice paper butterfly, also called the paper kite butterfly, wood nymph, or tree nymph (Idea leuconoe) is a distinctive black and white butterfly. The wingspan is 95 to 110 cm across. The chrysalis is yellow with black markings. It is from Southeast Asia


  • Istvan froghunter
    Istvan froghunterover 3 years ago

    Fabulous capture Lyn!

  • Thank you Istvan

    – Lyn Evans

  • polly470
    polly470over 3 years ago

    WOW!! Lyn..this is incredible! What shutter speed did you use to get this!!

  • Thanks Polly, shutter speed was 1/2000 ;-)

    – Lyn Evans

  • walstraasart
    walstraasartover 3 years ago

    A great angle!! Very beautiful, excellent work Lyn

  • Thank you dear Thea ;-D

    – Lyn Evans

  • Rafferty-Evans
    Rafferty-Evansover 3 years ago

    Awesome timing!

  • Thank you so much ;-)

    – Lyn Evans

  • FelicityB
    FelicityBover 3 years ago

    A real delight to view!

  • Thank you Felicity ;-)

    – Lyn Evans

  • polly470
    polly470over 3 years ago

    WOW!!! I have never used shutter speed that fast..must try!!

  • Good luck hon ;-D

    – Lyn Evans

  • Béla Török
    Béla Törökover 3 years ago

    Amazing image, dear Lyn!

  • Thank you dear Bela ;-D

    – Lyn Evans

  • Lissywitch
    Lissywitchover 3 years ago

    fantastic capture Lyn

  • Thank you Lissy xx

    – Lyn Evans

  • Aj Finan
    Aj Finanover 3 years ago

    Stunning my friend :)

  • Thank you Aj xx

    – Lyn Evans

  • dougie1page2
    dougie1page2over 3 years ago


  • Thank you Dougie

    – Lyn Evans

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