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A White Admiral (Limenitis arthemis) (best viewed large)

By gconant  
Also known as White Admirables.
Indigenous to North America, Britain and across Eurasia to Japan.
Adult butterflies eat everything from rotting fruit to bird droppings, to flower nectar and honey suckle.
As members of the Brush Footed family, they use their front two legs for tasting food, and their two pairs of rear legs for propulsion.
Their wingspan is about 2".

Glenn

Tags: Butterflies Wildlife and nature Limenitis arthemis Lepidoptery White Admirals White Admirables

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Comments


10 May 2021 12:29AM
The patterns on this guys wings are very abstract, had me staring at it for a while....very nice shot Glenn.
Daisymaye Plus
12 23 19 Canada
10 May 2021 1:02AM
It is a lovely one Glenn. Well captured.
10 May 2021 1:19AM
Gorgeous as always!
10 May 2021 1:19AM
Very nice.
Super capture Glenn

Vince
dales Plus
5 11 Australia
10 May 2021 4:15AM
Magnificent colours surrounding this beauty Glenn
Ian
Beautiful image!
10 May 2021 7:01AM
A beautiful capture Glenn.Smile
10 May 2021 7:16AM
An excellent macro ! SmileSmileSmileSmileSmile

Jukka
johnsd Plus
14 4 2 Scotland
10 May 2021 7:30AM
A lovely close-up Glenn of a very colourful and detailed image.
KingArthur 14 8 Malta
10 May 2021 8:02AM
Beautiful colours, a wonderful capture Glenn

Joe Smile
10 May 2021 8:44AM
A beauty Glenn,
Fred.
viscostatic 14 50 11 United Kingdom
10 May 2021 8:45AM
Excellent details and colours Glenn.

Phil.
10 May 2021 10:09AM
Well captured Glenn - love the colour & detail
cooky Plus
17 6 4 United Kingdom
10 May 2021 10:27AM
That's a beauty Glenn, well captured.

Kath
10 May 2021 1:03PM
Terrific macro Glenn.
Mike
Mollycat Plus
7 21 2 United Kingdom
10 May 2021 1:26PM
An absolute beauty and superbly captured Glenn.
Peter
10 May 2021 2:13PM
Beautiful image
manicam 17 44 1 Canada
10 May 2021 3:14PM
Tri-angle of Love! Beauti-ful!

Sherman GrinGrinGrinGrin
Chinga Plus
10 3 2 United Kingdom
11 May 2021 2:21PM
Magnificent macro !! What a beauty Glenn.
Isabel GrinGrinGrin
11 May 2021 2:35PM
That is a stunning butterfly Glenn...Lin

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