Archive for 'Morphinae'

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 open the wings and the underside is like the surroundings of its environment – the dark and dappled forest floor. This individual is old and torn, perhaps somewhat confused as it’s sitting with open […]

Owl butterfly (Caligo sp)

Please help classify it. Leave a comment 🙂 Aperture: ƒ/8 Camera: NIKON D700 Taken: 25 November, 2011 12:28 Focal length: 150mm ISO: 1600 Shutter speed: 1/100 s