IAN GOWLAND / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY IAN GOWLAND / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
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.
Model release not required. Property release not required.