A closeup image of a Bordered Patch butterfly (Chlosyne lacinia crocale) sitting atop a yellow composite wildflower. The butterfly's dark black wings are spread open, showing a unique pattern of white spots and the hint of iridescent blue on the thorax. The distinctive orange wing borders are visible on the leading edges of the fore wings and the back of the hind wings near the tip of the abdomen.

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Canvas & Prints: Pixels Images
Licensing Info: Pixels Licensing
Merchandise: Zazzle


Camera: NIKON D80
Lens: 105 mm f/2.8
Focal Length: 105mm
Aperture: f8
Shutter Speed: 1/1000s
ISO: 800
Date: 2007-09-05
Time: 09:39:31