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Violet colored butterfly wings. They look like a stained glass window with the sun shining through.

"Blue Butterfly on the Red Flower" by Alex Shar ~ Miks' Pics "Butterflies and Moths l" board @

Mariposa 88 / The 88 Butterfly (Diaethria clymena) :: This butterfly is found in South America. On the upper side it is black with blue bands at the margins. The underside of the hind wing has a typical black-and-white pattern showing an "88" or "89". The underside of the forewing is red with black and white stripes near the tip. This butterfly lives in wet tropical forests, where it lives on rotting fruit and dung. It flies from March to November.