Tuesday, September 28, 2010

ツマグロヒョウモン (Tsumaguro-Hyomon)

Photographed in a community garden near Suma, this is the Indian Fritillary (Argynnis hyperbius) butterfly or Tsumaguro-Hyomon in Japanese. It is a member of the Nymphalid or Brush-footed butterfly family.

5 comments:

  1. butterflies are so hard to capture on film but you did a great job!

    ReplyDelete
  2. Beautiful close-up.
    WongCW
    http://cwwongphotography.blogspot.com/

    ReplyDelete
  3. I love the colors of this one!

    ReplyDelete
  4. Thanks Jesse, nice to hear from you!

    ReplyDelete