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Faithful Beauty - Composia fidelissima - female

Faithful Beauty - Composia fidelissima - Female
Miami, Miami-Dade County, Florida, USA
September 9, 2007
The blue on these moths is produced by structurally colored scales. Your angle of view or the angle of the light will either enhance the blue or cause it to almost disappear. In this shot, the blue on the hindwing is not visible at all.