Japanese Oakblue - Arhopala japonica - is a butterfly of the Lycaenidae family. - It is found in Indochina, Japan, the Ryukyu Islands, the Korean Peninsula and Taiwan. - Wikipedia
Atlas Moth... One way to tell the difference between a moth and a butterfly, is that a moth's antennae are feathered and a butterfly's antennae are smooth with a bulb at the tip.
Tussore Silk Moth (Antheraea mylitta), family Saturniidae, India
insectlove: jadeneternal: Such a beautiful moth! I believe this is an Arcteus sp. Can anyone ID the species?
Japanese poem by YOSANO Akiko (1878-1942) わかき子が髪のしづくの草に凝りて蝶とうまれしここ春の國 "Droplets fall from a young girl’s hair / Congealing on a grass / Giving birth to a butterfly / In the country of spring" 与謝野晶子
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...