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Red Admiral
Vanessa atalanta
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Admiral
nymphalidae
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Red Admiral (Vanessa atalanta) butterfly

Red Admiral (Vanessa atalanta) butterfly
A close up of the wing underside of a recently hatched butterfly that I reared at home from a larva.

Bjarne Stokke, Jeanne have particularly liked this photo


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Jeanne
Jeanne
magnifique macro
4 years ago.
Dean Morley (mostly… has replied to Jeanne
Merci beaucoup Jeanne. :-)
4 years ago.
Janet Brien
Janet Brien
Exquisite details!!! I loved both images, just LOOK at those gorgeous scales!! FANNNNNNNTASTIC!!! :D

BTW, the 'pillars are getting more and more portly with each passing day!! :D
4 years ago.
Dean Morley (mostly… has replied to Janet Brien
Hi Janet. Thank you for the lovely comment. I'm glad your larvae are thriving, the hungry little blighters. :-)
4 years ago.