Leafwing butterfly roosting at night

Leafwing butterfly roosting at night

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Caption: Leafwing butterfly (subfamily Charaxinae, family Nymphalidae) roosting at night. The underwing coloration helps them resemble a dead leaf when they are at rest, as they keep their wings closed. Photographed in the Ecuadorian Amazon.

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