Blue damselfly at rest on an iris leaf
A Common Bluetail Damselfly, Ischnura heterosticia, with its wings folded, resting on an iris leaf. The shot was taken in the Brisbane Mt Coot-tha Botanic Gardens.
© Chris Ring Images
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Roses japanese woodblock print
A photograph of an original 19th century woodblock print by Sakai Hoitsu (1761-1828) from Shiki no hana published in Meiji Era 41 (1907).
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The paper kite butterfly (Idea leuconoe)
The paper kite, rice paper, or large tree nymph butterfly (Idea leuconoe) is known especially for its presence in butterfly greenhouses and live butterfly expositions. The paper kite is of Southeast Asian origin.
© 2015 Frans Sellies
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