Glasswing butterflies

Glasswing butterfly feeding on yellow flower
Glasswing butterfly, Acraea andromacha

Another Magnetic Island resident, the Glasswing is a butterfly I have seen in bushland an hour’s drive inland from Townsville but not in the city itself. The translucent wings are unusual (I only know one similar butterfly, the Clearwing Swallowtail) and attractive.
More pics on Flickr, here and nearby.

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