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Goliathus posted a topic in Other InvertebratesEunica eurota - amazingly colored, small nymphalid butterfly from lower elevation rainforests in parts of South Amer. -
Goliathus posted a topic in Other InvertebratesThis might be the best snake mimic I've ever seen - it's the chrysalis of Dynastor darius (a close relative of the Owl and Morpho butterflies). The level of detail is amazing, right down to the false eyes with elliptical pupils -
Morpho butterfly coloration
Goliathus posted a topic in Other InvertebratesHere's an interesting optical effect caused by structural coloration (rather than being due to pigment) - depending upon the viewing angle and lighting, this species of Morpho butterfly (Morpho eugenia) can appear either sky blue, or bright silver -