Mimic (Hypolimnas misippus)

Mimic (Hypolimnas misippus)

A very busy male of the mimic (Hypolimnas misippus), rarely resting for long, so this was my only opportunity and shot…


Bicyclus anynana socotrana

Bicyclus anynana socotrana

A bird has likely tried to eat it, and thus a part of the hind wing was lost. This was only bicyclus anynana socotrana…


Glass-Tip Acraea (Acraea neobule socotrana)

Glass-Tip Acraea (Acraea neobule socotrana)

There are many species of butterflies on Socotra, and glass-tip acraea (Acraea neobule socotrana) is one of them. In…


Pierella lena

Pierella lena

I found many butterflies around the dark forest floor of the forest surrounding the Amazon Research and Conservation…


Blue-banded Morpho (Morpho achilles)

Blue-banded Morpho (Morpho achilles)

Morphos are mesmerizing! In flight you see the flash of blue, but when they sit they're invisible as they almost never…


Queen (Danaus gilippus)

Queen (Danaus gilippus)

A truly amazing butterfly, and as I recall the only one of the species I encountered here at SouthWild Pantanal. Here…


Thoasa Sister (Adelpha thoasa)

Thoasa Sister (Adelpha thoasa)

Another species in the Adelpha genus! Some are very hard to identify as the patterns look very similar, but this of the…


Julia (Dryas iulia)

Julia (Dryas iulia)

This butterfly turned up as I was photographing flowers alongside one of the trails around SouthWild Pantanal.……


Gray Cracker (Hamadryas februa)

Gray Cracker (Hamadryas februa)

On a tree not far from the Cuiaba river in Porto Jofre I saw several species of crackers in the typical upside down…


Variable Cracker (Hamadryas feronia)

Variable Cracker (Hamadryas feronia)

On a tree not far from the Cuiaba river in Porto Jofre I saw several species of crackers in the typical upside down…


Starry Night Cracker (Hamadryas laodamia)

Starry Night Cracker (Hamadryas laodamia)

On a tree not far from the Cuiaba river in Porto Jofre I saw several species of crackers in the typical upside down…


Flamingo Leafwing (Fountainea ryphea phidile)

Flamingo Leafwing (Fountainea ryphea phidile)

On the many sandbanks I encountered lots of butterflies. Some not so easy to see when sitting on the ground like this.…