Jo Nijenhuis

Hoorn, Netherlands

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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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Nature Photography Challenge October 25/2010
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European Everyday Life October 4/2010
The World As We See It October 4/2010
All that is Nature October 3/2010

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.
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