Behold the Brown Butterfly upon my wall.
Its the Junonia lemonias, also known as the Lemon Pansy.
This is a common nymphalid butterfly found in gardens and wooded areas but isn't it rare to find it resting for a long while like this. And I caught it with my cam'm immediately! :D
You can see the big eye-spots as well as black and lemon-yellow spots and lines on the upperside of the wings. The underside is a dull brown, with a number of wavy lines and spots in varying shades of brown and black.
Aren't the eye-spots like they've been carefully and beautifully painted onto its wings?
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Dec 2, 2010
on Thursday, December 02, 2010
I'm an artist but writing is also my passion, hence I blog! I'm humble, little ME, reveling in my own sweet world. There are many a dreams to realize and many beautiful things to do. You Only LIve Once and hence that's exactly WHAT I DO! :D