Scales on a Peacock (Aglais io) Butterfly Wing – Butterflies and Moths belong to the biological Order ‘Lepidoptera’ – translated from ancient Greek, this means ‘scale wing’.
Meadow Brown – Not forgetting a widespread butterfly friend, the Meadow Brown (Maniola jurtina) warming in the morning sun.
Ringlet (Aphantopus hyperantus) butterfly amongst its favourite habitat; long grass with a little shade.
A Small Skipper (Thymelicus sylvestris) drinks nectar from an opening Knapweed (Centaurea nigra) flower.
Balance King Framed – A male Common Blue butterfly (Polyommatus icarus) balances on the stem of a rush. Share List
[Ringlet Textures] – The textures and folds of a Ringlet butterfly (Aphantopus hyperantus). Share List
[Patterns and Warmth] – A Ringlet (Aphantopus hyperantus) butterfly in all her glory. Share List
Bugs Gallery, photographed by AnnMarie Jones. (Insects & Creepy Crawlies from around Wales). Share List