pardalote: “pearl-nautilus: “Glasswing Butterfly ” Okay this is a lovely picture, but it’s not a glasswing butterfly. This is a glasswing butterfly: http://twistedsifter.com/2012/03/15-stunning-photos-of-the-glasswinged-butterfly/ A real glasswing...
mizisham: 13-04-11_081308_M=C_ps by brentbristolsr on Flickr.
Phymateus Viridipes, also known as the Green Milkweed Locust or African Bush Grasshopper, is an African locust in the family Pyrgomorphidae (Gaudy Grasshoppers). It is about 70 millimetres (2.8 in) long at maturity and capable of long migratory flights. Its body and fore-wings are green in colour while the hind-wings are bright red and blue, presenting a striking appearance in flight.