The delicacy of a butterfly – so beautiful!

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closeup of the scales of the specimen at top

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high magnification view of coloured scales (different species)

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electron micrograph of a patch of a wing (~×50 magnification)

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the scales close up (~×200)

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a single scale (×1000)

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(photos: MichaDShaddackSecretDisc (micrographs))
Found @ rhamphotheca.tumblr.com
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