Feeding or resting, a comma butterfly is a convincing imitation of a tatty, autumn leaf…


comma butterfly


unless the light happens to be behind its delicate wings.


comma butterfly contra jour


Soaking up the sun, the symmetrical beauty of the butterfly’s marking is revealed, as well as its surprisingly hairy body with an unusual touch of green.


comma butterfly verbena


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comma butterfly verbena