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GlassWing
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Published: February 15, 2008
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Greta oto is a brush-footed butterfly, and is a member of the clearwing clade; its wings are transparent. Its most common English name is glasswing, and its Spanish name is espejitos, which means "little mirrors."

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IMAGE DETAILS
Make
Canon
Model
Canon EOS 350D DIGITAL
Shutter Speed
1/125 second
Aperture
F/5.0
Focal Length
100 mm
ISO Speed
200
Date Taken
Feb 8, 2008, 12:48:24 PM
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Comments (56)
sleepyhead12567's avatar
What genius camouflage.
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kbaraniak|Hobbyist Photographer
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Captain-Masticate's avatar
Really pretty. :)
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Hana-Maehata's avatar
That's gorgeous! It's almost like the butterfly is posing for you. :>
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ImagesOfJenius's avatar
Those things are so beautiful. Nice capture!
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ariseandrejoice|Professional Photographer
wow. spectacular. :)
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mzkate|Hobbyist Photographer
nice shot :clap:
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DamiAngel|Hobbyist Photographer
Oh wow, I've never seen one of those! o.o Awesome picture x3
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stray-alien's avatar
a perfect little creature..:)
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SmoothEyes's avatar
How delicate, I never saw one for real. Where do they live?
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thrumyeye|Professional Photographer
This one I saw in a zoo, but they appear in Central America / Mexico.
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Sailortwilight|Professional Digital Artist
Coolest butterfly I've ever seen. :rose:
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realta-eireann's avatar
That's an amazing shot!
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AshleyStewart|Hobbyist General Artist
Beautiful. Amazing shot!
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Azerane|Hobbyist General Artist
Absolutely gorgeous. Like a delicate stained glass window.
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joereimer's avatar
Very cool shot!
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fantasyforev's avatar
this...is amazing :)
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EvaLilith|Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Wow. Amazing shot!
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cantrunanymore's avatar
Things like this reassure me that maybe the world isn't screwed up. If things this beautiful can exist... Then maybe it's alright.
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thrumyeye|Professional Photographer
:D
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Pjharps's avatar
wow fabulous pic :)
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Siszle| Photographer
Wow, amazing shot!
So clear and sharp.

:butterflytwo:
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tar0t's avatar
really unusual looking
gr8 shot
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