Butterflies And Moths Like You’ve Never Seen Them Before

Get a glimpse of these magical little creatures’ intricate wings.

1. Biochemist Linden Gledhill’s macro photography is out of this world. Get a close-up look at the tiled scales of these elusive beauties.

2. Giant Blue Morpho

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3. Sunset Moth

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4. Monarch

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5. Madagascar Diadem

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6. Citharias Aurorina


7. Precis Rhadama

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8. Central Emperor Swallowtail

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9. Comet Moth

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10. Common Bluebottle

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11. Blue Mountain Swallowtail

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12. Green Swallowtail

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13. Red Admiral

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14. See more of Linden Gledhill’s butterfly-wing images on his Flickr.

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