striking - black butterfly on red flower
Another specimen mounted and photographed by Andre de Kessel - "Cerambycid beetle (ca 25mm long, Coleoptera, Lamiinae, Cerambycidae; ID: ...) from the dense rain forest of Yangambi (DR Congo, November 2013, ethanol preserved)."
••••(KO) Gorgeous! Glorious little creature! They live for such a short time but give us such beauty!
earth-song: Red-cheeked Cordon-bleu
Butterfly visiting purple flowers
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