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Malachite Butterfly

Siproeta stelenes

Description:

The malachite has large wings that are black and brilliant green or yellow-green on the uppersides and light brown and olive green on the undersides. It is named for the mineral malachite, which is similar in color to the bright green on the butterfly's wings.



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4 Comments

SandraPereira
SandraPereira 6 years ago

Thanks :)

Jason Alexander
Jason Alexander 6 years ago

Cool!

injica
injica 6 years ago

Beautiful photo :)

KrantiAzad
KrantiAzad 6 years ago

great !

SandraPereira
Spotted by
SandraPereira

San José, Costa Rica

Lat: 9.90, Long: -84.08

Spotted on Jan 2, 2013
Submitted on Mar 2, 2013

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