Friday, September 11, 2015

Butterfly Images: Peacock Pansy


Tatehamodoki (タテハモドキ) in Japan



Walk along the banks of the river and these orange butterflies seem to be everywhere.

 
butterfly, wings up

 

 They are a dull brown color when the wings are closed.

With opened wings, during wet season, they appear to have eye spots staring at you.


butterfly, タテハモドキ, orange

The Latin name for this species is Junonia almana.

They may be found throughout Southeast Asia, India and Japan.


Peacock Pansy, butterfly

Camera: Pentax K3


Lens: Pentax 18-250 with 1.4 converter for Focal Length of 280mm

Exposure:  f/9.5  1/80   ISO 200

Location: Okukubi River, Kin Town, Okinawa, Japan

Date and Time:  SEP 9 2015  3:18PM


RESOURCES:


iNaturalist

Wildlife of Okinawa

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