Glasswing butterfly

Glasswing butterfly

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Caption: Glasswing butterfly (Greta oto) feeding on a rose flower. The wing membranes of this butterfly are predominately transparent. This adaptation is a defence against predators, who find it difficult to recognise the insect as butterfly when it is either in flight or feeding.

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