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03-DEC-2008 ©2008 Carol L. Breton

Paper Kite aka Rice Paper Butterfly

Tucson Botanical Gardens

"The paper kite butterfly, also called the rice paper butterfly, tree nymph butterfly, or wood 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. Classification: superfamily
Papilionigiae, family Nymphalidae, subfamily Danainae, Genus Idea, Species I. Leuconoe."

Canon EOS 20D ,Sigma 150mm f/2.8 APO EX Macro DG HSM
1/100s f/8.0 at 150.0mm iso400 full exif

other sizes: small medium large original auto
Neal Nye09-Dec-2008 12:35
Shot from such an interesting angle. Very nice!
Marcia Colelli08-Dec-2008 23:51
beautiful capture and close up V
TuTmin08-Dec-2008 21:23
Amazing beauty.well taken.V~
bill friedlander08-Dec-2008 20:49
Super detail in the butterfly and in some of the fern, which is amazing for a macro shot. Also the position in the frame is very nice.
Ali Majdfar08-Dec-2008 19:17
STUNNING captures, ~V
Ceya08-Dec-2008 18:31
Stunning macro! V!
Tomasz Dziubinski - Photography08-Dec-2008 18:08
Beautiful macro, Vote !
Marco Valk08-Dec-2008 18:06
beautiful. V
sue anne08-Dec-2008 17:42
Very pretty and I do like the perspective. V.
Paco López08-Dec-2008 15:27
Beautiful closeup!! V!
Walter Otto Koenig08-Dec-2008 15:07
What a cool angle on this. Difficult to do, but it's very sharp all over. Two very beautiful images. "V"
Jim Coffman08-Dec-2008 14:55
A different perspective with much interest! Very nicely done Carol.
Hank Vander Velde08-Dec-2008 13:34
Two very nice images Carol.
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