88 butterfly (Diaethria clymena) is one many exotic and mysterious butterflies that are considered natural treasures of the sub-tropical Amazon rainforest.

glass butterfly

(Love) A butterfly with rainbow colors. Beautiful butterflies and gardens go together.


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.

'The Glasswinged butterfly (Greta oto) has wings that are translucent.'

transparent glass wing butterfly, Panama

amazon rainforest animals

Amathusiid Butterfly (Taenaris catops), Crater Mountain, Papua New Guinea.

This is some kind of katydid or grasshopper (not a butterfly)

Butterfly....sweet pic....


glasswing butterfly

common eggfly butterfly by JennyDean

THE BUTTERFLY by Alessandro Serresi, via 500px

Beautiful Butterfly ~ Gold, orange, white, black


Zebvra Swallowtail butterfly***

what a pretty moth..